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Bill Monbouquette, 78

Story Updated 4:24PM Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Local baseball legend Bill Monbouquette has passed away at the age of 78. Below are some photos of Monbouquette, a former Mustang who continued to be actively involved with Mustang sports and was often seen at baseball games and other events. The Red Sox posted a video tribute […]

Mystic Valley NAACP Debuts PSA

TV commercial titled “Statistic” aims to open eyes and minds with positive message An eye-opening TV commercial is about to break, and nearly 20 Medford, MA High School students will become the collective face of a powerful message. The black & white commercial called “Statistic” begins with an unexpected opening line. While three African-American young […]

Latest News from the Medford High Alumni Association

The recently launched Medford High School Alumni Association continues to grow. The organization recently hosted its second annual Medford Night fundraiser with Tom Convery at John Brewer’s Tavern, which helped raise funds for senior scholarships. The MHSAA is currently offering two $500 scholarships for graduating seniors. Scholarship applications, open nominations for local awards, upcoming events, […]

Protestors Block Highway in Medford, Milton During Morning Rush Hour

Protestors on Route 93 North in Milton. Photo by Colonel Tim Alben, MA State Police Superintendent. – Allison Goldsberry Twenty-nine people were arrested on Thursday following protests on Route 93 in Medford and Milton that brought the morning rush hour to a stand still, according to MA State Police. State Police say protestors blocked traffic […]

Local Model UN Fundraiser Jan. 17th

The Arlington Regional Model United Nations Program (ARMUN) is pleased to invite you to attend “An Evening of Festive Entertainment” on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 7PM in the Fellowship Hall of Calvary Church, 300 Mass Ave, Arlington. The evening will feature a local-youth jazz band led by vocalist Claire Dickson and bassist Dan Klingsman, […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch Monday

The Mystic Valley Area Branch NAACP and Medford’s Human Rights Commission are hosting the third annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event in Medford on Monday, January 19. “Where is the ‘Beloved Community’ in Medford? A Conversation with our High School Youth” is taking place from 12-2PM at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington Street, […]

Local Author to Appear at Bestsellers Cafe Jan. 17th

On Saturday, January 17 from 1-2:30pm local Stoneham author and former Medford resident, Laura Schmid Hogan, will be at Bestsellers Café, 24 High Street, Medford Square, to give a talk and sign her autobiography, “I Laura, The Story of a Kansas Family.” “I Laura, The Story of a Kansas Family,” chronicles Laura’s amazing life journey […]

Parking Enforcement Under New Program to Begin January 15th

According to information released by the city, enforcement of the new parking program will begin this month. Enforcement of the paid parking in the business districts will begin January 15. The business districts include Medford Square, Haines Square, West Medford Square, South Medford, the Hillside, Playstead Road, and Boston Avenue near Tufts. Payment for spots […]

2014 in Photos

The old adage “a picture is worth 1,000 words” has inspired these photos, which stand alone as a partial visual summary of 2014 in Medford. New City Councilor Adam Knight (third from right) was sworn in for his two year term in January. Photo by Allison Goldsberry. Swans on a wintry Mystic River last January. […]

Registration Now Open for ‘Running of the Leprechauns’

Registration is now open for the 2nd annual RUNNING OF THE LEPRECHAUNS 5k race/walk followed by a festive St. Patrick’s Day Party on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Medford Elks, 19 Washington Street, Medford, MA. This fun, community event is being produced by Foundation of Friends for the benefit of Boston Children’s Hospital. […]