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8 Years of InsideMedford.com

InsideMedford.com was humbly launched eight years ago on Monday, July 9, 2007- check out the news from that day for a blast from the past. More than 6,000 stories and nearly 2,000 comments later, the site is still going strong! InsideMedford.com is Medford’s first online-only news source. Launching in 2007, the choice was made to […]

Declaration of Independence

In honor of the 4th of July holiday, InsideMedford.com is publishing the text of the Declaration of Independence: In Congress, July 4, 1776 The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them […]

Mystic Valley NAACP to Meet June 29th

The Mystic Valley NAACP will hold its general membership meeting on Monday, June 29 at 7:30 pm at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington Street. All are welcome to attend. The Mystic Valley Area branch of the NAACP includes Arlington, Medford, Malden, Everett, Woburn, and Winchester. More details are available on www.mva-naacp.org. – Information […]

Nighttime Subway Service Between Wellington, Oak Grove to be Suspended for Month

Beginning on Monday, June 22nd, and continuing on selected nights through next month, Orange Line service between Oak Grove and Wellington Stations will be temporarily suspended to allow workers to make the subway more resilient to harsh winter weather conditions. On the nights when workers will be replacing third rail and switch heaters, Orange Line […]

Summer in Medford

The city released its summer recreation guide last month. 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. – InsideMedford.com

Interfaith Vigil for Peace & Racial Justice June 20

Medford Interfaith Clergy, West Medford Baptist Church, Grace Episcopal Church and the Mystic Valley NAACP are organizing an interfaith peace vigil in response to the deadly shooting at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC. We will gather in prayer to remember the nine victims and to recommit ourselves to working together to end […]

‘Circle the Square’ Returns Thursday, Jun. 18th

“Circle the Square” returns Thursday, June 18 and is taking place from 3:30-7:30 throughout Medford Square. Activities include the farmers’ market, live music, martial art demos, improv comedy, children’s activities, local art, and a scavenger. All are also invited to meet at the Salem Street Burial Ground plaza at 5:30 PM to participate in a […]

MWRA: Don’t Swim in the Fells

In anticipation of warmer weather ahead, MWRA would like to remind residents and their canine companions that swimming is not allowed at the High Fells Reservoir in Stoneham. MWRA’s primary concern is public safety. The Fells has many rock outcroppings and swimmers who are tired or hit their heads while diving are a long way […]

Medford Elks to Host Flag Day Celebration

On Sunday, June 14 the Medford-Malden Lodge of Elks will hold a Flag Day ceremony at 10 AM. According to information released by the Elks, the event will include guest speakers, performances by the Medford High School band, breakfast, flags for everyone, and a free raffle for a flag to display at home. The event […]

‘Batter Up for Billy Night’ June 26th

– Ron Giovino The family and friends of Billy Falasca are holding two events to remember Billy and help raise funds to support The Medford Invitational Tournaments’ Challenger Day. Ask anyone who met Billy and they will tell you multiple stories of how he was there for them whenever they needed him. Whether it was […]