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President Obama’s Oath and Inaugural Address

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President Obama’s Inaugural Address

My fellow citizens: I stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. Forty-four Americans have now […]

Obama Inauguration Tuesday

Nation’s 1st African-American President to be Sworn-in Watch the Inauguration Live Online Inauguration Day Schedule News and updates from the official inaugural blog The official YouTube inaugural channel Find a local inauguration event Find a local service event Mayor McGlynn to Attend Obama Inauguration

History is Made!

Medford, Nation Elect First Black President Story Updated 5:19PM, Wednesday, November 5, 2008 – Allison Goldsberry In an election for the history books, Democrat Barack Obama has become the first African-American to become president in the nation’s history. Obama swept the Electoral College, earning 349 votes to Republican John McCain’s 148.  The popular vote was […]

Vote Today

Polls open at 7AM and close at 8PM Where to Vote: Ward 1 Precinct 1 – Andrews Middle School, 3000 Mystic Valley Parkway Ward 1 Precinct 2- Fire Fighters Club, 340 Salem Street Ward 2 Precinct 1- St. Francis Parish Center, Fellsway and Fulton Street entrances Ward 2 Precinct 2- Roberts Elementary School, 35 Court […]

Rep. Markey Debates GOP Opponent

US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden) debated his Republican opponent, John Cunningham of Revere, in the first and only debate of the campaign on Thursday in Revere. The debate took place at the Revere Special Needs Center at 200 Winthrop Street in Revere and was hosted by the Revere Community Media Center.  Cary Shuman, Editor In […]

Rep. Markey to Debate GOP Opponent

Debate Scheduled for Thursday in Revere US Representative Edward Markey (D-Malden) will debate his Republican opponent, John Cunningham of Revere, in the first and only debate of the campaign. The debate will take place on Thursday, October 30 at 2PM at the Revere Special Needs Center at 200 Winthrop Street in Revere. Revere Community Media […]

Medford Resident Nominated for Register of Probate

DeChristofaro Gets Nod in County Democratic Caucus – Allison Goldsberry Medford lawyer Tara DeChristofaro received the Democratic Party’s nomination for Middlesex County Register of Probate in a special caucus held on Wednesday in Waltham. DeChristofaro, a former Middlesex County Assistant District Attorney, was one of over a dozen candidates seeking the seat after current Register John […]

Campaign Cash

A Look at What Candidates Raised and Spent for Tuesday’s Primary: Political candidates raise money from a variety of contributors such as their constituents, unions, elected officials, and other groups.  The money is spent on mailings, campaign consultants, signs, parties, and other campaign-related expenses. The figures below are from campaign finance reports filed at the […]

Reps Sciortino, Donato Hold off Challengers

State Rep. Carl Sciortino managed to beat his opponent after being forced to mount a write-in campaign. Rep. Sciortino is pictured at left greeting a supporter Tuesday night at Sabur restaurant in Somerville’s Teele Square. Story Updated 7:09PM, Wednesday, September 17, 2008 – Allison Goldsberry State Representative Paul Donato (D-Medford, Malden) and State Representative Carl […]