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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, […]

Health Departments Encourage Individual Preparedness

Local Health Departments are celebrating National Preparedness Month, joining our Emergency Management Directors in encouraging residents to be prepared for any emergency. While we hope that our communities will be prepared to address any emergencies we may face, we know that those families and individuals who plan ahead will have an easier time should an […]

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 […]