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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, […]

‘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. –

City to Hold Memorial Day Celebration

The City of Medford’s annual Memorial Day celebration is taking place on Monday, May 25 at 10AM at Oak Grove Cemetery on Playstead Road. It will be the last city Memorial Day ceremony for outgoing Mayor Michael McGlynn. A schedule of events is available on the city’s website. –

Warren Ramirez, 80

Mr. W. Warren Ramirez, a lifelong resident of Medford and loving partner of Kathleen A. Beebee, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 14, 2015. He was 80 years old. Born in Medford, Massachusetts, on February 9, 1935, he was the beloved son of the late Joseph E. and Mildred G. (Gould) Ramirez. Warren […]

‘Baseball Before the Red Sox’ at Library May 19

Did you know Boston dominated the baseball scene in the 1870’s? Have you heard of Hall of Famers Mike “King” Kelly, Harry Wright, or John Clarkson? Well, come learn about the game of base ball (two words in the 19th century) in Boston prior to the beloved Boston Red Sox from baseball historian and vintage […]

Medford Overcoming Addiction to Host Community Forum May 29

Medford Overcoming Addiction (MOA) is hosting a community forum to discuss substance abuse. According to MOA’s Facebook page, event speakers will include addicts in recovery, family counselors, and those assisting with treatment and addiction. Everyone is welcome, including those who haven’t been directly affected by addiction but who would like to learn more. Recovery treatment […]

Royall House Opens for Tours May 23

Medford’s Royall House Museum, a colonial-era structure that was home to the largest slaveholding family in Massachusetts, re-opens for regular tours on May 23, according to an announcement. The museum will be open to visitors every Saturday and Sunday afternoon through October 25. Guided tours are offered on the hour at 1, 2, and 3 […]

Annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle May 17th

Join the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) for the 19th Annual Mystic River Herring Run and Paddle on Sunday, May 17. The event includes a 5K road race (run/walk) on the USATF certified course along the beautiful Mystic River and a 3, 9, or 12 mile canoe or kayak race through Somerville, Medford and Arlington […]

Open House May 11 for Eversource Electrical Project

– Ken Krause Eversource Energy is holding an open house at Medford High School on Monday evening, May 11, about another major utility project being proposed through Medford. Eversource (formerly NStar) is proposing to install a new 115-kilovolt underground electricity transmission line in an 8-mile route connecting the Woburn Substation to the Mystic Substation in […]