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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, […]

City Council Announces Summer Meeting Schedule

The Medford City Council will meet at the following times over the summer, according to City Clerk Ed Finn: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 7:00 PM Tuesday, August 12, 2014 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:00 PM Council meetings are broadcast live on Channel 22 (Comcast customers) or Channel […]

Wrights Pond Opens, City Recreation Programs Begin June 30th

Wrights Pond and Tufts Pool will be opening soon, just in time for those looking to escape the heat and officially kick off the summer season. The Pond, along with the city’s recreation programs, opens on June 30. A walk-in pass (good for 1-3 people) is $5 for the season while a $35 parking sticker […]

Falco: Congrats on a Great School Year!

As many of you know I take a great deal of pride representing you on the Medford School Committee and I am very proud of our students, teachers, staff, and administrators. I would like to congratulate everyone on a great school year and wish you a happy and safe summer, but I would also like […]

Local Swimming Spots Open Soon

Wrights Pond and Tufts Pool will be opening soon, just in time for those looking to escape the heat and officially kick off the summer season. The Pond, along with the city’s recreation programs, opens on June 30. A walk-in pass (good for 1-3 people) is $5 for the season while a $35 parking sticker […]

What to do About ‘Excessive’ Noise from Airplanes

In response to recent complaints, the city has posted information on its website for residents to complain about airplane noise. Massport, the agency that runs Logan Airport, has an online complaint form. New users will have to register prior to filling out the form. Massport also has a Noise Complaint Line, (617) 561-3333. The line […]

Summer Recreation Programs Begin June 30th

The following information was released by Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office: Online registration – available this year! “Medford is pleased to be able to offer numerous and diverse programs for all ages over the summer months. Some of the activities planned include web design workshops, swimming, arts & crafts, sports camps and concerts. Very shortly, all […]

School Budget Meetings June 12th & 16th

The Medford School Committee will hold meetings to discuss next year’s budget on Thursday, June 12 and Monday, June 16. The School Committee will review the entire proposed budget for the school district by department. Once the budget is approved by the School Committee it is forwarded to the City Council for final approval. Thursday’s […]

Congresswoman Katherine Clark Hosting Coffee Hour in Medford Friday

Newly elected Congresswoman Katherine Clark is hosting an open coffee hour at the Danish Pastry House on Friday. Constituents are invited to come and share their concerns with Rep. Clark from 1-2PM, according to a flier from her office. Rep. Clark is pictured above at the Danish Pastry House during her campaign last winter with […]