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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 Council to Hold Four Meetings Tuesday

The Medford City Council is holding four meetings on Tuesday, February 25, 2014. Three of the meetings are Committee of the Whole meetings that will take place prior to the regular meeting. At 5:00PM the Council will meet to discuss plans for the new Department of Public Works facility and snow plowing. Mayor Michael McGlynn, […]

City Council to Discuss Medical Marijuana Ordinance, Brooks Estate Renovation on Tuesday

On Tuesday the Medford City Council will hold two Committee of the Whole meetings in addition to its regular meeting to address several different topics. One of the Committee of the Whole meetings will focus on the moratorium for medical marijuana that was passed in September and the creation of a city ordinance. The meeting […]

Medford City Council Meetings Tuesday, Jan. 21st

Story Updated 10:31AM Wednesday, January 22, 2014 The Medford City Council will hold two meetings on Tuesday, January 21. Update- these meetings have been postponed due to the snow storm. According to City Clerk Ed Finn, the Committee of the Whole meeting will be rescheduled and the business of the regular meeting will be transferred […]

Caraviello, Camuso Donate Books to Library Fair

As part of their commitment to the Medford Public Library and to promote literacy in the community, Medford City Council President Paul Camuso and Vice President Rick Caraviello recently donated 100 new books to the Medford Public Library Holiday Book Fair that was held in December. This event is organized and sponsored by the Friends […]

Mayor, Council, School Committee Sworn in Sunday

Medford’s elected officials were sworn in during the city’s inaugural ceremony on Sunday, January 5. The Mayor and members of the School Committee and City Council were each sworn into new two-year terms. More photos are available on the city’s website. Mayor Michael McGlynn was sworn into his fourteenth consecutive term by former City Councilor […]

City’s Inaugural Ceremony January 5th

Medford’s elected officials will be sworn in on Sunday, January 5, 2014. A public inauguration ceremony is being held at 1:00PM at Medford City Hall. Mayor Michael McGlynn, pictured above at the inauguration of 2012, is being sworn into his fourteenth consecutive term. He is the state’s longest-serving mayor. Each member of the School Committee […]

City Council Approves Property Tax Rate

The Medford City Council approved the implementation of lower municipal property tax percentage rates for the coming 2014 tax year, but since the assessed value of Medford properties has risen in the past year, homeowners and property owners will see an increase in their bills for the coming year. The Medford City Council at its […]

City Council to Discuss McNally Park, Fellsway Plaza Tuesday

On Tuesday, December 17 the Medford City Council will hold two Committee of the Whole meetings prior to the regular 7:00PM meeting. At 6:00PM the Council will meet to discuss potential improvements to McNally Park. Last week the Council received a request from Mayor Michael McGlynn to accept a $400,000 state grant for the reconstruction […]

Councilor Caraviello Donates 60 Turkeys

On November 21, 2013, Medford City Councilor Rick Caraviello donated 60 Thanksgiving turkeys to those less fortunate in the city of Medford. This marked the third consecutive year that Caraviello has generously donated to the underprivileged in the community. The donations were made to the Saint Raphael’s Food Bank, Saint Francis’ Food Bank, the Battered […]

City Council to Hold 2 Meetings Wednesday

The Medford City Council will meet Wednesday, December 11 due to Tuesday’s special Congressional election. Prior to the regular meeting the Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss an RFP for the city’s parking enforcement program. Mayor Michael McGlynn, Budget Director Stephanie Muccini Burke, and Police Chief Leo Sacco have been […]

City Council to Review Property Tax Rates Tuesday

The Medford City Council will hold a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, December 3 to discuss property tax rates for 2014. Currently, Medford’s residential property tax rate is $12.36, which results in an average tax bill of $4,307.46 for a single-family home. The 2013 commercial, industrial, and person property tax rate is $24.39. […]