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City Seeking Volunteers to Carry Flags on Community Day

National Flag Exhibit Coming to Medford; First Time Since 2000! Mayor Michael J. McGlynn is calling upon all Medford’s citizens to volunteer to carry one of ten flags from the National Flag Exhibit during Community Day, being held Sunday, September 21st at the McGlynn & Andrews School campuses, adjacent to Hormel Stadium. Community Day is […]

Mayor McGlynn Participates in ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to Spread ALS Awareness

On Thursday afternoon Mayor Michael McGlynn gamely took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge, a movement that has spread virally through social media over the past few days. The challenge is an effort to raise awareness of ALS, or “Lou Gehrig’s disease.” In a video posted on the City of Medford’s website, Mayor McGlynn […]

DPW Picks Up New Employees, Equipment

The Medford Department of Public Works has acquired four new employees and several new pieces of equipment. The new employees are Cosme Portillo (Cemetery Division), Isidro Valentin (Water and Sewer Division), Heath Johnston (Parks Division), and Daniel Camplese (Forestry Division). The new equipment includes a street sweeper, pickup truck, dump truck, and front end loader […]

Mayor Meets With Counterpart from City in Cameroon

Mayor Michael McGlynn recently met with Mayor Anthony Mvo Dighambong from the City of Wum, Cameroon. He is pictured above with Mayor McGlynn and his cousin, Jay Ebua, a Medford resident. The three discussed the differences and similarities of Medford and Wum. Dighambong was visiting Medford for an international conference. – Information and photo from […]

‘First Jobs Academy’ for Teens August 4th-8th

It can be tough trying to find a community service placement or finding a great a first job as a teen. Team Medford’s 1st Jobs Academy is designed to offer training to youth that is often overlooked yet required when applying for a community service placement or first job. In addition, you will also have […]

Healthy Cooking Class for Adults Begins July 31st

Healthy Cooking Class for Adults Supported by the Medford Housing Authority and the Medford Family Network Cooking Matters’ Hands-on Cooking & Nutrition Class 6 Thursday evenings July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4 5:30 – 7:30 pm Location: Edgerly Hall, Saltonstall Building, 121 Riverside Avenue, Medford Do you need to stretch your monthly […]

City Seeking Participants for Medford Community Day

Medford is seeking a variety of participants for its first ever Community Day in the fall. The event, in honor of Ben Averbook and Wally Kountze, is taking place on Sunday, September 21 from 1-4PM at Mystic Riverbend Park. According to information released by Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office, the purpose of Community Day is to […]

Healthy Cooking Class for Adults Begins July 31st

Healthy Cooking Class for Adults Supported by the Medford Housing Authority and the Medford Family Network Cooking Matters’ Hands-on Cooking & Nutrition Class 6 Thursday evenings July 31; August 7, 14, 21, 28; September 4 5:30 – 7:30 pm Location: Edgerly Hall, Saltonstall Building, 121 Riverside Avenue, Medford Do you need to stretch your monthly […]

‘First Jobs Academy’ for Teens August 4th-8th

It can be tough trying to find a community service placement or finding a great a first job as a teen. Team Medford’s 1st Jobs Academy is designed to offer training to youth that is often overlooked yet required when applying for a community service placement or first job. In addition, you will also have […]

Mayor Vetoes Council Resolution to Reduce Budget

Mayor Michael McGlynn has vetoed a City Council resolution to reduce the city budget by over $600,000. According to a statement released by the Mayor’s office, following a conversation City Solicitor Mark Rumley had with the state Department of Revenue, it was determined the resolution was too vaguely worded and did not specify the reduction, […]