Pictured: renderings of bronze plaques that will be part of Medford’s planned Krystle Campbell Peace Garden that will honor victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. Courtesy photo. Mayor Michael McGlynn released a statement on Tuesday encouraging Medford residents to participate in a moment of silence and Boston Mayor Marty Walsh’s proposed “One Boston Day” event. […]
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When the Boston Red Sox went for 86 years without winning the World Series, fans blamed it on “The Curse of the Bambino”, which started when Babe Ruth was sold to the Yankees in 1919. David Kruh will take you back to the roots of Boston baseball and the origins of the famous curse. We’ll […]
The Mystic Valley Area branch of the NAACP will hold the annual Freedom Fund Breakfast on Saturday April 18, from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham. The theme of this year’s breakfast is “Fair and Just Legislation Promotes Quality Education, Civil Rights and Greater Voter Participation.” The NAACP’s mission now […]
Make Torbert MacDonald Park a Better Place to Run, Hike, Bike, and Play Join together with Mystic River communities in the celebration of Earth Day (April 22nd) by cleaning up litter and debris that has gathered throughout the long and treacherous winter in Torbert MacDonald Park, part of the Mystic River Reservation. Volunteers are invited […]
Open Auditions will be held for the “Virtue of Penelope: A Chinese Odyssey” on April 18th and 25th, from 10:00 AM to noon and 1:00 to 2:00 PM at Medford’s Grace Church, 160 High Street, for actors aged 10 years-old to adult. All applicants should be prepared to audition with a two-minute monologue. “Call backs” […]
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, […]
Mayor Michael J. McGlynn and the Paws4Medford Committee are seeking residents’ comments on a proposed site for Medford’s dog park. The Committee is a group of volunteers who have identified the Stanton Foundation as a possible funding source. “Public comment is a critical step in the process,” said Mayor McGlynn. “It will be followed by […]
- Allison Goldsberry March 28, 2015 Update: Somerville Police tweeted on Friday that the missing woman has been found. No further details were released. Police are searching for a missing 20-year-old Medford woman, Kayla Scott. Scott was seen on March 23 and was reported missing after she did not return from work in Dorchester. According […]
A local music school is set to re-open after an unfortunate accident last fall interrupted its normal business operations. At 4:30 in the morning on September 19, a woman accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brakes, leading her to crash into the front of LB Music School on Central Avenue. While there were fortunately […]
On Sunday Medford Overcoming Addiction held its first annual Candlelight Memorial Vigil at Medford City Hall. The purpose of the event was to remember those who have lost their lives to the disease of addiction and to come together to reduce the stigma associated with addiction. Photos by Daniel Contardo.