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School Committee Selects Leadership

The Medford School Committee selected its leadership for 2012. John Falco, who previously served as secretary, will replace George Scarpelli as Vice Chair. Mayor Michael McGlynn is the School Committee Chair and leads the meetings, which the Vice Chair does in the Mayor’s absence. Paulette Van der Kloot will take over as secretary and will […]

Mayor, Council, School Committee Sworn in Monday

On Monday, January 2, 2012 Mayor Michael McGlynn and members of the Medford City Council and School Committee were officially sworn into office. The elected officials’ two-year terms will run through the end of 2013. Mayor Michael McGlynn is sworn into his thirteenth consecutive term by Associate Justice Elizabeth Cremins, a Medford resident. Members of […]

Inaugural Address by Mayor Michael McGlynn

The following is the speech delivered by Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn during the inauguration ceremony on Monday, January 2, 2012. Headlines were added by the editor and were not originally part of McGlynn speech. Citizens of Medford, honored guests, friends and family, we gather together having been challenged by world-wide economic conditions, rising costs and […]

Students Play Role in City Inauguration Ceremony

MHS senior and football captain Chris Bucknam is one of several students participating in the 2012 inaugural ceremony. – Allison Goldsberry Several Medford students will be participating in the city’s 2012 inaugural ceremony taking place on Monday, January 2. On this day- the last official day of the holiday break from school- students will play […]

City Inauguration Monday, January 2, 2012

Medford City Hall. Photo by Paul Rapatano. – Allison Goldsberry Medford’s elected officials will take their oath of office in an inauguration ceremony on Monday, January 2, 2012. The ceremony will take place at 10AM in the Council Chambers and will be immediately followed by a reception. The Mayor, along with each newly-elected City Councilor […]

City Inauguration Monday, January 2, 2012

Medford City Hall. Photo by Paul Rapatano. – Allison Goldsberry Medford’s elected officials will take their oath of office in an inauguration ceremony on Monday, January 2, 2012. The ceremony will take place at 10AM in the Council Chambers and will be immediately followed by a reception. The Mayor, along with each newly-elected City Councilor […]

Caraviello Thanks Voters

As we approach Thanksgiving, I want to thank those who went to the polls and voted for me in the City Council Election. Throughout the campaign, many residents opened their doors to me, read my literature and took time out of their busy day to contact me with questions about issues that affect us here […]

Haberstroh Thanks Supporters

Dear friends and family, I want to thank those of you who supported me as candidate for city council in Medford – thank you! I’d like to offer a special note of thanks to my friend Jared Ingersoll, who encouraged me to run. The campaign was energizing and exhilarating—and I wouldn’t trade the experience for […]

Voter Turnout Flat for Municipal Election

- Allison Goldsberry Despite an unseasonably mild and sunny day and a contested mayoral race, voter turnout for last Tuesday’s election was no better than in 2009. According to City Clerk Ed Finn, 26% of Medford voters cast ballots, which is pretty much the same as turnout in 2009. A review of Medford voter turnout […]

Arena: It Has Been a Privilege to Serve on the Council

The following statement from submitted by City Councilor Mark Arena, who was not re-elected to his Council seat. His term is over at the end of 2011. To the almost 4400 citizens who voted for me, I offer my heartfelt thanks for your support and your confidence in me. To my colleagues on the council, […]

Voters Choose New City Council; School Committee

Erin DiBenedetto, Robert Skerry Join School Committee; Rick Caraviello New City Councilor – Allison Goldsberry The Medford voters have spoken and come January 2012 three new faces will join the city’s elected bodies. Erin DiBenedetto and Robert E. Skerry, Jr. will join the School Committee while Rick Caraviello will take a seat on the City […]

City Election Tuesday, November 8

School Committee member Paulette Van der Kloot joined others, including MWRA Executive Director Fred Laskey, in holding signs outside the Medford Senior Center, one of the city’s polls, on Tuesday morning. City Councilor Michael Marks voted with his family at the McGlynn School. Pictured from left: Evan, Giana, Olivia, Michael, and Lisa. Supporters hold signs […]