Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund Seeks Medford Applications

Non-profit community organizations in Medford are invited to apply for 2014 grants from the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF). TNSF collects donations from faculty and staff throughout the year and then awards small grants to community-based, charitable organizations that serve Tufts’ host communities (Medford, Somerville, Grafton and Boston’s Chinatown). Applicants must also have Tufts volunteers […]

Medford Storm Damage

Heavy rain and wind from a Nor’easter brought down large branches in Medford and the area. The branches shown below fell Wednesday night. Medford has received upwards of three inches of rain and can still experience wind gusts as high as forty miles per hour into the evening. Photos by Jessica Contardo and Allison Goldsberry

Mystic River Fall Cleanup Oct. 25

Friends of the Mystic River will celebrate two decades of environmental stewardship with its 20th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. Check-in is at the Condon Band Shell park on Mystic Valley Parkway (Route 16), east of Winthrop Street across from St. Joseph’s Church. Volunteers […]

Green Line Construction Receives Notice to Proceed; Public Meetings Planned

Photo by Alexander Svirsky, MassRoads.com.The project to extend the Green Line to Somerville and Medford has moved forward with the approval of early contract work. White Skanska Kiewit, JV (WSK), the Construction Manager-General Contractor (CM/GC) for the GLX Project, received their Notice to Proceed (NTP) for their first three GLX contracts, according to information released […]

Wynn Resorts to Deliver Environmental Presentation October 28th

Please plan on attending a public presentation and discussion forum on environmental issues associated with the proposed Wynn Resort development project on the banks of the Mystic River in Everett. This major development will prospectively bring many changes to the Mystic River watershed, including the clean-up of a waterfront Brownfield site that has been vacant […]

Kids in Costume Eat Free at Salvatore’s Oct. 27-Nov.1; Business Trick-or-Treat Oct. 31

From Monday, October 27th, 2014 until Saturday, November 1st, 2014 Salvatore’s, the upscale casual Italian restaurant with five locations in the Greater Boston area, is ready to show its Halloween spirit this year. All children ages 12 and under who come dressed for the occasion in their Halloween best will eat free at all Salvatore’s […]

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 […]