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Fall Street Sweeping Begins November 3rd

The city’s annual fall street sweeping begins Monday, November 3. The schedule is weather permitting and bad weather could lead to rescheduling of certain areas. The entire schedule and the latest updates are available on the city’s website. –

Kohl’s Seeks Permit to Remain Open for 24 Hours During Holiday Season

Kohl’s is making plans to remain open for twenty-four hours during the peak holiday shopping season. Representatives from the department store will appear before the City Council on Tuesday seeking a permit for the extended hours. The store is seeking to remain open for twenty-four hours for up to ten days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, […]

‘Harvest Your Energy Festival’ October 18th

Medford’s annual Harvest Your Energy Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm in Medford’s Riverbend Park, at the base of “Windy,” the city’s wind turbine. The highlight of the event will be the presentation of Green Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations for environmentally friendly practices. Other events include tours of the […]

City Moves Ahead With Parking Enforcement Plan, Hires Vendor

The following announcement was released by Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office: Today Mayor Michael J. McGlynn signed the parking enforcement contract with Republic Parking System. “The city’s goal is to provide the best possible parking experience for its citizens,” said Mayor McGlynn. “The City sought proposals from vendors to implement a parking program in various locations […]

Councilor Knight to Hold Office Hours October 1st

Medford City Councilor Adam Knight is holding office hours on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 from 4:30-6:00pm in the Council Committee Room at City Hall. People are encouraged to come and discuss any issues or concerns. Knight, far left, is pictured with State Representative Paul Donato and Mayor Michael McGlynn. –

Prescription Drug Take Back Event September 27th

Medford Police and Medford Board of Health are hosting a “National Drug Take Back Day” on Saturday, September 27. Items accepted include pills, tablets, capsules, cough medicine, creams/salves, and any other medications. Needles/syringes, medical devices (IV bags, home infusion items), thermometers, and medical instruments will not be accepted. The event is for residential drop offs […]

Affordable Housing Available at New Development

An affordable housing lottery is taking place for a new development being built on Locust Street. A public information session is being held on October 8 at Medford City Hall at 6PM. The application, due November 12, and more details, are available on the city website. Courtesy photo. –

Medford Community Day a Success

Story Updated 6:28PM Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Medford’s first annual Community Day drew hundreds of participants. The balmy day closed with nearly 500 people hoisting nine over-sized flags while the Medford High School Alumni Band performed. More photos of Community Day are available on the City of Medford’s Facebook page. –

City: Don’t Empty Your Pool Onto the Streets

It is against the law in Medford to allow or cause anything other than stormwater to go down the stormdrains in Medford. This means that you may not empty your pool down your driveway and into the street in Medford. When you do so, you are polluting local waterways, like the Mystic River and Wright’s […]

Medford Community Day Sunday, September 21

In honor of Wally Kountze and In memory of Ben Averbook Andrews Middle School 1:00 – 4:30 PM Over 100 Vendor Tables! National Flag Display – (10) flags (45 by 90 ft each) carried in procession! Kiddie rides, pony rides, snow cones, crafts, bake sales & spin art! “Passport” Trip to Ireland, Haiti, Brazil, Morocco, […]