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Local Officials React to Death of Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino

Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn Courtesy photo “Sheila and I would like to express our deepest sympathies to Angela and the Menino Family on the passing of our beloved Mayor Tom Menino. Tom Menino was a man of integrity, commitment, strength and compassion, who became Boston’s longest serving Mayor. We shall never forget this pillar of […]

Hillary Clinton Visits MA to Support Coakley

Hillary Clinton joined Martha Coakley on the campaign trail on Friday at a rally in Boston. The former first lady and secretary of state called Coakley “fearless” and said she would “work her heart out to make sure everyone gets a fair shot at the American Dream.” Coakley, current state Attorney General and Medford resident, […]

Hillary Clinton Coming to MA to Boost Coakley’s Gubernatorial Campaign

Massachusetts Attorney General and Medford resident Martha Coakley will get a high profile boost on the campaign trail this week. Hillary Clinton is scheduled to join Coakley for an event on Friday in Boston, according to details from the campaign. While a limited number of tickets will be available first come, first served, tickets can […]

Rep. Clark Addresses Medford Chamber of Commerce Luncheon

On September 25, 2014, Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5) visited Carroll’s Restaurant to address local business owners and community leaders at a luncheon hosted by the Medford Chamber of Commerce. Congresswoman Clark was introduced by Chamber Board Member and State Representative Paul J. Donato. The Congresswoman spoke about the importance of “knitting Congress back together” to […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Speak at Tufts in Public Lecture on Sept. 15th

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Dem-Mass.) will deliver the Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University on September 15. The lecture, which will be followed by a brief question and answer session, will be held at 12:00 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. It is presented by the Jonathan […]

AG Coakley Receives Party Nomination for Gov

Story Updated 10:22PM Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Current Attorney General and Medford resident Martha Coakley was victorious in a 3-way race to receive the Democratic Party’s nomination for Governor, according to preliminary results from Boston.com. In Medford, Coakley received 55% of the vote. Tuesday’s winners also included Somerville resident Christine Barber, who defeated Medford School […]

Coakley Makes Campaign Stop in Medford

Medford resident and Attorney General Martha Coakley visited Dempsey’s Muffins on Friday morning. The local business was just one stop of many for Coakley, who is greeting voters across the state in the final days before Tuesday’s primary. Coakley is competing with Steve Grossman and Don Berwick for the Democratic nomination for Governor. – Photos […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren to Speak at Tufts in Public Lecture on Sept. 15th

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (Dem-Mass.) will deliver the Alan D. Solomont Lecture on Citizenship and Public Service at Tufts University on September 15. The lecture, which will be followed by a brief question and answer session, will be held at 12:00 p.m. in Cohen Auditorium on Tufts’ Medford/Somerville campus. It is presented by the Jonathan […]

Christine Barber Announces Campaign for State Rep

Christine Barber became the first official candidate for State Representative in the 34th Middlesex district as she submitted more than the required signatures to the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s office. Barber, a local progressive leader who works on community development and is a health care policy expert, also announced strong early fundraising. “Representative Sciortino leaves […]

Sciortino: I Have Learned So Much in Role as Legislator

State Representative Carl Sciortino, a Medford Democrat, is stepping down from elected office after nearly a decade in office to lead the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts. He released the following statement to supporters today: I am writing to you to share some news. After serving in the legislature for over nine years, I have […]