Mustang Boys, Girls Soccer Teams in State Tourney

The Mustang boys and girls soccer teams open the state tournament on Monday, November 3. The girls, GBL champs for the sixth straight season, are seeded tenth out of fifteen teams with a 9-7-2 record. They face seventh seed Central Catholic, 9-4-4, on the road for a 6PM game on Monday. The winner will advance […]

Local Officials React to Death of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn Courtesy photo “Sheila and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to Angela and the Menino Family on the passing of our beloved Mayor Tom Menino. Tom Menino was a man of integrity, commitment, strength and compassion, who became Boston’s longest serving Mayor. We shall never forget this pillar of […]

State Election Tuesday, November 4th

No School in Medford on Election Day – Allison Goldsberry An election is taking place on Tuesday, November 4 for several statewide positions, including Governor. Polls open at 7AM and close at 8PM. Since Medford’s schools are used as polls, school will be closed on Tuesday. A listing of Medford’s polling locations is available on […]

Harvard Street to be Closed Briefly for Green Line Construction Work Nov. 1st & 2nd

The section of Harvard Street between Main Street and Boston Avenue will be closed for a brief period this weekend for a partial bridge demolition. The demo is necessary for the rebuilding of the Harvard Street Rail Bridge, which is part of Green Line extension construction. According to a notice released by the state’s Green […]

Medford, Somerville Firefighters Endorse Lanzilli for State Rep

As Election Day approaches us, I am proud to announce that I have received another endorsement from an honorable group in the community. The Executive Board from the IAFF Local 1032 has expressed their support for me in the race for the 34th Middlesex District Representative seat. The Executive Board of the IAFF Local 1032 […]

St. Joseph’s to Host Mass for Veterans Nov. 9th

In conjunction with the upcoming celebration of Veterans’ Day, on Sunday, November 9th, at the 8am Mass, St. Joseph Parish, Medford will be honoring all veterans, and recognizing the tremendous contribution and the sacrifices they have made for the protection of our country. Accordingly, we invite the members of our local veterans’ organizations, and extend […]

Lady Mustang Soccer Team Clinches 6th Straight Greater Boston League Title

The Medford High School girls varsity soccer team for clinched the GBL title with a 3-0 win over Malden on Wednesday. “It was a physical back and forth game,” said Coach Rachel Perry. Korey O’Rourke scored the first goal on a shot outside the 18 yard line early in the first half. During the second […]

Middlesex DA Launches School Diversity Initiative

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., launched a new year of programming, training and collaboration between the county’s schools and law enforcement agencies. The 2014-15 program is titled “I’m Worth More.” School superintendents, police chiefs and fire chiefs from the 54 communities in Middlesex County met earlier this month to […]

Police Warn Residents About Phone Scams

- Allison Goldsberry Medford Police are warning residents about a phone scam in which the call appears to come from the police. According to a message from Captain Barry Clemente, the Medford Police department has received “numerous” reports of a call that appears to be from the police in which people are told they owe […]

Fall Street Sweeping Begins November 3rd

The city’s annual fall street sweeping begins Monday, November 3. The schedule is weather permitting and bad weather could lead to rescheduling of certain areas. The entire schedule and the latest updates are available on the city’s website. –