Lanzilli Receives Local Endorsements in State Rep Race

As Election Day approaches, I am honored to announce that I have received the endorsements of several local politicians in my bid for the 34th Middlesex District House of Representative seat. Mayor Michael McGlynn has publicly expressed his support for my campaign and I consider it a privilege to have the backing and support of […]

Barber Receives Endorsements in State Rep Race

Congresswoman Katherine Clark Endorses Barber Christine Barber announced the endorsement of Congresswoman Katherine Clark. The Congresswoman says it is Barber’s effective leadership on a wide array of progressive public policy matters which earned Christine her endorsement. The 34th Middlesex House District overlaps the 5th Congressional District in the town of Medford. “Christine is the best […]

Cool Thinking Under Pressure Nets Armstrong Ambulance Awards

From left are Vale Santiago, dad Jolimar Santiago, mom Diana Santiago, baby Kirk Santiago and Communications Manager Jeff Scott, who helped dad deliver Kirk when mom went into labor earlier this year. Courtesy photo. With grace under pressure, Armstrong Ambulance Service Inc. of Arlington has received two awards for its work in emergency medical services. […]

Alfonso, Tripp, Shamrock, Chang-Lu Seeking Homes

Alfonso $25.00 Donation! Hi! My name is Alfonso, but my foster people have been calling me Fozzi for short. I am about 7 months old, have very soft medium to long hair, and am incredibly handsome. I was living outside not that long ago and am leery of people, but my foster parents have been […]

Hillary Clinton Coming to MA to Boost Coakley’s Gubernatorial Campaign

Massachusetts Attorney General and Medford resident Martha Coakley will get a high profile boost on the campaign trail this week. Hillary Clinton is scheduled to join Coakley for an event on Friday in Boston, according to details from the campaign. While a limited number of tickets will be available first come, first served, tickets can […]

Mustang Boys Soccer Team Qualifies for Playoffs

The Medford High School boys varsity soccer team clinched a spot in the playoffs with a 6-4 win over Somerville on Wednesday. Captains Owen Miller and Jeremy Hollings scored goals as well as freshmen Diego Pereira, Curtis Brown, and Gabriel Meireles. This is the Mustangs’ first playoff appearance in two years, according to Head Coach […]

‘Harvest Your Energy Festival’ October 18th

Medford’s annual Harvest Your Energy Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm in Medford’s Riverbend Park, at the base of “Windy,” the city’s wind turbine. The highlight of the event will be the presentation of Green Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations for environmentally friendly practices. Other events include tours of the […]

Dave McGillivray Completes Ironman Triathlon

Medford native Dave McGillivray, the 60-year-old race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and famed endurance athlete now battling coronary heart disease, made a triumphant return to the Ironman World Championship triathlon on Saturday after a 25-year absence from the event. McGillivray, who is a member of the USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, completed eight […]

MHS Marching Band Hosts NESBA Competition

The Medford High Marching Band School hosted their second New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) competition on Saturday at Hormel Stadium. Medford hosted fifteen area bands and their supporters. Approximately 2,000 people attended the event. The MHS Marching Band received a Silver Medal for their performance of selections from Disney’s popular “Frozen.” The Color Guard […]

Medford Non-profit Helping with Ebola Outbreak

Management Sciences for Health (MSH), a Medford-based global health nonprofit organization, announced this week it will help in the fight to contain Ebola. According to a statement from MSH, the organization is “mobilizing its expertise and resources at the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic in Liberia to help the Ministry of Health develop community care […]