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Kids’ Lemonade Stand Raises Money for Injured MHS Grad

Two local children held a lemonade stand on Boston Avenue this week to help a Medford resident who was recently injured while on a senior trip abroad. Harmony Tucci and Devin Gallagher raised money to help cover the medical expenses of Eric Ferrazzani, a 2014 Medford High School graduate. According to an online fund established […]

City Seeking Participants for Medford Community Day

Medford is seeking a variety of participants for its first ever Community Day in the fall. The event, in honor of Ben Averbook and Wally Kountze, is taking place on Sunday, September 21 from 1-4PM at Mystic Riverbend Park. According to information released by Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office, the purpose of Community Day is to […]

‘First Jobs Academy’ for Teens August 4th-8th

It can be tough trying to find a community service placement or finding a great a first job as a teen. Team Medford’s 1st Jobs Academy is designed to offer training to youth that is often overlooked yet required when applying for a community service placement or first job. In addition, you will also have […]

Heavy Rain Floods Local Roads

Story Updated 6:25PM Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Heavy rain on Wednesday afternoon quickly overwhelmed local roads, including Medford Square in front of City Hall (pictured below), Harvard Street, Route 128, and Route 1, among many more. The area is under a Flash Flood Warning until 5:30PM and a Flash Flood Watch until 8PM. The flooded […]

Circle the Square July 17th

Move Your Body at Circle the Square Thursday, July 17 Come join the fun at Circle the Square in Medford Square next Thursday, July 17 from 4-8 p.m. when we’ll fill the Square with music, art, performances, food, shopping and activities for the whole family to enjoy. This month, we’ll ask you to “Move Your […]

Free ‘Songs of Slavery’ Concert August 3

Songs of Slavery: a Free Performance by the US Slave Song Project Sunday, August 3, at 4:00pm – 5:00pm This free concert by the U.S. Slave Song Project, held on the Royall House and Slave Quarters museum grounds, is co-sponsored by The Friends of the Medford Public Library and part of the yearlong Medford Tracing […]

Medford Square Accident Snarls Traffic

A fuel truck making the tight turn from the Route 16 exit onto Main Street in Medford Square hit a guard rail this afternoon, snarling traffic and causing concern for public safety. Buses were re-routed around the accident, and a Medford police officer had to re-direct traffic in the middle of Medford Square while the […]

7 Years of InsideMedford.com

InsideMedford.com was humbly launched seven years ago on Monday, July 9, 2007. I was unemployed at the time and had been laid off from Channel 4. I was looking to do something different and taught myself how to develop websites. I eventually took a job with the Medford Public Schools. I currently am the webmaster […]

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 […]

Ravine Road in Stoneham Closed in July & August for MWRA Work

The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority will be performing work that will require the closure of Ravine Road beginning Monday, July 7th through August 31st. The closure is necessary to complete piping connections for the Spot Pond Water Storage Tank and Pump Station Project now under construction at the former Boston Regional Medical Center site. MWRA […]

Public Train, Bus Fare to Increase on July 1st

Starting Tuesday, July 1 new MBTA fares will be in place, according to information released by the state. The average fare increase is about 5%. Charlie Card users will pay $1.60 for the bus and $2.10 for the subway, compared to $2.10 and $2.65 for commuters paying cash or using a Charlie Ticket. More details […]

‘Catmobile’ in Medford July 11 & 29

The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society’s Catmobile will be at Pet Supplies Plus on 7/11 & 7/29 in Medford offering low cost spay/neuter services for cats and kittens. The cost for a female cat is $120, $80 for a male cat and $35 for qualified ferals. The package includes spay/neuter, rabies vaccination, exam and a […]