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D’Aveta Announces Council Candidacy

As a homeowner, a taxpayer, a parent of school children and a concerned resident of this city, I have decided to seek one of seven seats on the Medford City Council. This decision does not come lightly, as I believe Medford is at a critical juncture in its history. Over the last decade, we have […]

Penta to Run for Mayor

On Wednesday long-time City Councilor Robert Penta announced his candidacy for Mayor of Medford. So far his former Council colleague, Stephanie Muccini Burke, is the only other formerly declared candidate. Burke recently resigned as Medford’s budget director to pursue her mayoral candidacy. The following statement and photo was submitted by Councilor Penta for publication: Hello […]

Medford Community Day to Return May 31st

May 28 Update- Community Day has been postponed due to the weather forecast and will be rescheduled for the fall, according to an announcement from Mayor McGlynn 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 […]

McGlynn Hosts Final Memorial Day as Mayor

On Monday Mayor Michael McGlynn hosted his final city Memorial Day celebration as Mayor. He thanked John Granara for serving as the event’s MC for over 25 years and his long-time aide Lisa Evangelista for organizing the ceremony every year. –

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. –

McGlynn Submits Final Budget as Mayor

The Medford City Council will review the final budget of Mayor Michael McGlynn’s career this week. The $155 million budget is more than $5 million more than this year’s budget. The schools are receiving nearly $53 million, an amount that is $1.8 million more than the current budget. The School Committee have been hearing from […]

School Committee to Meet May 11, 13

The Medford School Committee is holding two meetings this week. On Monday, the Public Relations Subcommittee meeting will meet to discuss the district’s PR efforts, according to a public notice. The meeting is taking place at 7:00PM in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at Medford High School. On Wednesday, May 13 there is a Committee of […]

Falco Seeking Council Seat

On Sunday, May 3rd John C. Falco, Jr. officially announced his candidacy for the Medford City Council. Falco is currently serving in his third term on the Medford School Committee and is currently Vice Chair. During his tenure on the School Committee, Falco has played a key role in the ongoing transformation of the Medford […]

City Dedicates New DPW Yard in Honor of Alfred P. Pompeo

On Sunday Medford held a special dedication ceremony for its new Department of Public Works Facility, which was named in honor of former mayor, long-time public servant, and WWII veteran Alfred P. Pompeo. The new building replaces a facility that was constructed in 1937 and was partially condemned. The modern DPW yard blends the new […]