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Launch of New Book on Interpreting Slavery

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford, Kristin Gallas and James DeWolf Perry will explore why the history of slavery in America is important and relevant to our communities, and how historic sites and museums can facilitate the sharing of these stories. Following a discussion […]

Mustang Athletes Staged First Show at Chevalier 75 Years Ago

Chevalier Auditorium was not officially dedicated to pioneering Navy pilot Godfrey Chevalier until March 7, 1940, but the first stage performance at the beautiful new hall took place about seven weeks earlier. On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 1940, the Medford High School “M” Club presented “eMbers of 1939,” a variety show that was described as a […]

Chevalier Theatre Anniversary Concert March 7

From left, Boyd, Sheumas, Lucy, Kyle and Stewart MacNeil of the Barra MacNeils, who will perform at Chevalier Theatre on March 7. Courtesy photo. Medford’s Chevalier Theatre will celebrate its 75th anniversary on March 7 with a concert of traditional Celtic music by the Barra MacNeils, one of Canada’s most popular and successful musical groups. […]

Historian Barbara Berenson to Speak on Boston and the Civil War at Royall House

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., Boston historian Barbara Berenson will give an illustrated talk on her book, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution. This recent publication argues that Boston’s black and white abolitionists forged a second American revolution dedicated to ending slavery and honoring the promise of liberty […]

West Medford Open Studios Seeking Artists

Call to Artists, Writers, and Performers for the 2015 West Medford Open Studios Medford High School student Marcus Howard with his artwork at last year’s West Medford Open Studios. The West Medford Open Studios committee is looking for visual artists, performing artists and writers to participate in the WMOS art show that will take place […]

MHS English Teacher Releases 4th CD

Medford High School English teacher Max Heinegg recently released his fourth CD. The CD is available on SoundCloud and YouTube and will be in iTunes soon, according to Heinegg. Heinegg, in his twelfth year at MHS, also taught at the former Brooks-Hobbs and Andrews Middle School. What are your musical influences and inspirations? My influences […]

Wynn Speaks to Globe About Everett Casino

Wynn Resorts presented a check for $200,000 to Medford earlier in the month; the money is being used for the development of the Krystle Campbell Memorial Peace Garden. Courtesy photo. On Sunday The Boston Globe revealed several new details about a proposed casino in Everett by Wynn Resorts. The casino, which the article said should […]

Caroling at Carroll’s Monday, December 15th

Marsha Caron and members of the Medford High School Alumni Band will perform holiday carols at Carroll’s Restaurant starting ta 6:00PM on Monday, December 15, according to owner Maury Carroll. Carroll’s is located at 21 Main Street in Medford Square. –

Hank Phillippi Ryan to Promote New Book at Bestsellers Cafe

TV reporter Hank Phillipi Ryan at Bestsellers Cafe in Medford in July 2013. Local TV reporter and author Hank Phillipi Ryan will be in Medford this month to promote her new book, Truth be Told. Ryan is the author of seven mystery novels and has won awards for her crime fiction, according to information released […]

2nd Annual Jingle Bell Walk/Run a Success

Over 370 runners were at the starting line on Saturday, November 29 for the 2nd Annual Jingle Bell Walk/Run. Walkers and runners were dressed for the season as well as the weather. The Boot Camp ladies were ready as was the Norton Family who came in their pajamas. Official list of winners follows: Male Ages […]