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City Unveils Plan for Park to Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

On Friday Mayor Michael McGlynn announced plans to build a park to honor the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings. The “Peace Garden” will honor Medford native Krystle Campbell as well as MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, BU student Lingzi Lu, and 8-year-old Martin Richard. It will be located in front of Medford’s Senior Center […]

City to Build Peace Garden in Honor of Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

The city plans to build a “peace garden” in honor of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, according to information released by Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn’s office. The Peace Garden, which will cost $1 million, will be located next to the Hyatt Place Hotel in Medford Square. It will have a path with bronze […]

Construction to Affect Traffic Flow at Winthrop/High Rotary

- Allison Goldsberry A major drainage improvement project that has had construction in the area of Winthrop Street and Mystic Valley Parkway for the past few months will wrap up and move up the street to the rotary. According to City Engineer Cassandra Koutalidis, the contractor will conclude its work in the area in the […]

Spring Street Sweeping Begins April 7th

Medford’s annual Spring street sweeping is set to begin on April 7. The entire schedule is currently available on the city’s website. The schedule is subject to change due to the weather and other factors. The latest updates will be posted on www.medford.org and to the city’s Facebook and Twitter pages. – InsideMedford.com

City to Hold Summer Recreation Program Jobs Lottery

The City of Medford is accepting applications for the following positions in our Summer Recreation Program: Lifeguards, Bathhouse Attendants and Park Instructors. The Summer Program for the Pool and Pond are tentatively scheduled to run from June 30, 2014 to August 23/August 30, 2014 while the Park Program is tentatively scheduled from July 7, 2014 […]

City Council Votes Against Brooks Estate Bond Request

Story Updated 5:07PM Wednesday, April 2, 2014 Update- the City Council voted against the bond request for the Brooks Estate on Tuesday. According to City Councilor Breanna Lungo-Koehn, five councilors voted against the proposal. Councilor Robert Penta was the only councilor to vote in favor while Councilor Paul Camuso recused himself because his family owns […]

City’s Art Collection Available Online

The city’s art collection is available for viewing online. The collection includes works at City Hall and the Medford Public Library as well as artifacts of Amelia Earhart. According to Assistant Librarian Barbara Kerr, grants from the Medford Arts Council and the Friends of the Medford Public Library and efforts by Erin Halvey to research […]

Street Sweeping Begins April 7th

Medford’s annual Spring street sweeping is set to begin on April 7. The entire schedule is currently available on the city’s website. The schedule is subject to change due to the weather and other factors. The latest updates will be posted on www.medford.org and to the city’s Facebook and Twitter pages. – InsideMedford.com

City, High School Partner on ‘Selfie’ Project

The Medford High School Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) has partnered with ‘Tracing Our Faces’ to present a ‘Selfie’ Project on May 7th (time TBA) in the Medford City Hall Council Chambers, called “Redefining Beauty”. ‘Tracing Our Faces’ consists of the Medford Human Rights Commission, The Commission for Persons with Disabilities, the Mystic Valley Branch of […]

Nominations Open for City’s Annual Disability Awards

The Medford Commission for Persons with Disabilities together with the Medford Human Rights Commission are holding the fourteenth annual Disability Awards Celebration. Please feel free to nominate individuals or businesses that have been proactive in addressing disability issues in our community, being a volunteer, addressing physical or emotional disability needs. Nominations will be accepted through […]