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Medford Police to Hold Public Meetings About New Parking Program

On Tuesday the Medford Police announced they will hold a series of public meetings to answer questions about the city’s new parking enforcement program. The meetings are scheduled to take place over the next three Wednesdays, according to a recorded message from Captain Barry Clemente. Chief Sacco and a representative from Republic Parking will be […]

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Lunch Monday

The Mystic Valley Area Branch NAACP and Medford’s Human Rights Commission are hosting the third annual Martin Luther King, Jr. event in Medford on Monday, January 19. “Where is the ‘Beloved Community’ in Medford? A Conversation with our High School Youth” is taking place from 12-2PM at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington Street, […]

Parking Enforcement Under New Program to Begin January 15th

According to information released by the city, enforcement of the new parking program will begin this month. Enforcement of the paid parking in the business districts will begin January 15. The business districts include Medford Square, Haines Square, West Medford Square, South Medford, the Hillside, Playstead Road, and Boston Avenue near Tufts. Payment for spots […]

‘World Cafe’ Event Thursday, Jan. 15th

Team Medford in collaboration with the Medford High School Gay Straight Alliance Club, INTERACT Club and Amnesty International Club will be holding a World Café event on Thursday January 15th 2015, starting at 6:30pm in the Medford High School Lobby. The World Café is a safe space where youth and adults can have conversations about […]

What to Know About the City’s New Parking Program

Medford is launching a new parking program in January. The program includes meters in city squares, increased enforcement, and an online hub, www.parkmedford.org, that has important information about the new system and allows online payments. When does the new program go into effect? According to the city website, the new parking program will “be live” […]

New Year, New Parking Program in Medford

The City of Medford is pleased to announce that Residential, Residential Commuter and Business Permits will remain at their current price structure of ten and one hundred dollars, respectively, for the first year. In addition, one hour time zones throughout the city will increase to two hour time zones. The following contains the latest updates: […]

City Donates Winter Clothing to Homeless Vets

The City of Medford’s Veterans Services Office once again collected over 500 coats, gloves and other assorted winter wear items for the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans. Pictured left to right: Bernard Baldwin, Operations Staff, New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Bob Hanafin, Operations Director, New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, Mayor Michael J. […]

What to Know About the City’s New Parking Program

Medford is launching a new parking program in January. The program includes meters in city squares, increased enforcement, and an online hub, www.parkmedford.org, that has important information about the new system and allows online payments. When does the new program go into effect? According to the city website, the new parking program will “be live” […]

Vocational School to Offer New Program for Students, Serve as Home for New Public Access TV Station

On Friday city and school officials met at Medford Vocational-Technical High School to announce a draft proposal for a new television studio. The TV studio would serve vocational students in a new broadcast and radio program and would also be used as a public access facility. According to City Solicitor Mark Rumley, the city will […]

Despite Lower Rates, Property Taxes to Increase in 2015

The Medford City Council recently approved new property tax rates for 2015. Even though the residential and commercial property tax rates are lower than 2014, the average tax bill will increase due to higher property values. The new residential rate is $11.70 while the commercial rate is $22.77. The rate is determined by the need […]