Medford Teen Captures Scenes from Boston Calling Music Festival

Medford High School senior Marcus Howard took the following photos of the Boston Calling music festival, which took place on City Hall Plaza during Memorial Day weekend. The three day event featured an eclectic mix of bands and will be returning in September with a new line up. More photos are available on Howard’s photography […]

Arciero & Koutoujian File Legislation Targeting Child Predators

State Representative James Arciero and Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian have filed a bill targeting those convicted in child pornography and child enticement cases and allowing for the seizure of assets tied to those crimes. The proposal, House Bill 1148: An Act Regarding Asset Forfeiture, if passed, would allow state and county prosecutors to petition […]

Medford Community Day to Return May 31st

Medford’s second annual Community Day will take place on Sunday, May 31, according to an announcement released by Mayor Michael McGlynn. The event will take place once again behind the Andrews Middle School at Mystic Riverbend Park. Anyone interested in hosting an informational table should contact the Mayor’s office. Community Day will feature family-friendly activities, […]

Tufts Softball, Lax Teams Earn Repeat National Titles

Tufts University Jumbos wrapped up a successful Memorial Day weekend with repeat NCAA titles for both the men’s lacrosse and women’s softball teams. On Saturday the lacrosse team won their second straight and third overall national title with a 19-11 victory over Lynchburg College. According to information released by Tufts, the team also won its […]

Novice Crew Team Earns Gold Medal at States

For the first time ever a Mustang boat has picked up a gold medal at a state championship. The Girls 4 Novice won the 1,500 meter race on Sunday in a competition held on the Merrimack River at UMass-Lowell. Pictured, top photo, left to right: Novice Girls Coach Coach Aaron Manes, Georgia Bowder-Newton, Niamh Jacques, […]

Mustang Softball, Baseball Teams Earn GBL Titles; Prepare for State Tourney

The Mustang baseball and softball teams are both repeat Greater Boston League champions. The baseball team earned its second straight title and has a 5-1 GBL record. Medford will wrap up the season on the road against Greater Lawrence on Friday. The Mustangs, 13-6 overall, are awaiting state tournament seedings and are hoping for a […]

McGlynn Hosts Final Memorial Day as Mayor

On Monday Mayor Michael McGlynn hosted his final city Memorial Day celebration as Mayor. He thanked John Granara for serving as the event’s MC for over 25 years and his long-time aide Lisa Evangelista for organizing the ceremony every year. –

Farmers Market Returns June 4

The Medford Farmers Market will open on June 4. The market will again take place on Thursdays from 3-7PM behind Medford City Hall. Vendors include Ackermann Maple Farm, Beads by Beardslee, Brigham Farm, Clearview Farm, Coastal Vineyards, Deano’s Pasta, Good Roots Farm, Next Step Living, Normanton Farms, Roma’s Bakery, Spring Brook, Country Store and Witch […]

‘Precious, Not Parents’ Campaign Offers Spay/Neuter Surgery for $20

They may be just babies, but kittens as young as 4 months are old enough to get pregnant and have their first litter just two months later. “These precious babies shouldn’t be parents at 5 and 6 months old,” says Liz Pease, Director of Operations at the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society (MRFRS). That’s why […]

City Releases Summer Recreation Guide

The city released its summer recreation guide on May 1. The guide contains details about Wright’s Pond, Tufts Pool, the summer park program, and courses for adults and children, among other activities. The entire guide and online registration for courses are available on the city’s website. –