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Boston Mayor Walsh to Speak at Tufts in Public Event Dec. 2nd

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will speak at Tufts on December 2. The public event is a part of the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series. Launched in September 2014, previous speakers in the Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series include United States Senator Elizabeth Warren, former Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, and National Political […]

MHSAA Announces Winners of First Annual Awards

Nelida Lepore, William Mazaka awarded with the first Medford High School Alumni Association awards The Medford High School Alumni Association (MHSAA) has announced the inaugural recipients of two awards that will be presented at Medford Night 3 with Tom Convery and the Medford High School Alumni Association. Nelida Lepore and William “Bill” Mazaka are the […]

Mayor, Supt. Attend Public Dalai Lama Talk

Mayor Michael McGlynn and School Superintendent Roy Belson recently attended a public talk given by the Dalai Lama at the TD Garden in Boston. Over thirty thousand people saw the Dalai Lama, who visited Medford in 2012, deliver a speech entitled “Educating the Heart and the Mind.” Mayor McGlynn and Superintendent Belson are pictured above […]

West Medford Afterschool Youth Club Enrolling News Members

Afternoon youth activities at the West Medford Community Center (WMCC) have restarted for the 2014-2015 school year, and are taking shape under a new name: the West Medford Afterschool Youth Club (AYC). The AYC offers Medford students a safe, healthy, learning environment for a variety of activities intended to inspire and challenge them to study, […]

Middlesex DA Launches School Diversity Initiative

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Middlesex Partnerships for Youth, Inc., launched a new year of programming, training and collaboration between the county’s schools and law enforcement agencies. The 2014-15 program is titled “I’m Worth More.” School superintendents, police chiefs and fire chiefs from the 54 communities in Middlesex County met earlier this month to […]

Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund Seeks Medford Applications

Non-profit community organizations in Medford are invited to apply for 2014 grants from the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund (TNSF). TNSF collects donations from faculty and staff throughout the year and then awards small grants to community-based, charitable organizations that serve Tufts’ host communities (Medford, Somerville, Grafton and Boston’s Chinatown). Applicants must also have Tufts volunteers […]

‘Harvest Your Energy Festival’ October 18th

Medford’s annual Harvest Your Energy Festival is taking place on Saturday, October 18 from 11am-2pm in Medford’s Riverbend Park, at the base of “Windy,” the city’s wind turbine. The highlight of the event will be the presentation of Green Awards, which recognize individuals and organizations for environmentally friendly practices. Other events include tours of the […]

MHS Marching Band Hosts NESBA Competition

The Medford High Marching Band School hosted their second New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA) competition on Saturday at Hormel Stadium. Medford hosted fifteen area bands and their supporters. Approximately 2,000 people attended the event. The MHS Marching Band received a Silver Medal for their performance of selections from Disney’s popular “Frozen.” The Color Guard […]

McGlynn Teacher Wins Prestigious National Award

A Medford fifth grade teacher was surprised Wednesday with the prestigious 2014 Milken Educator Award. Anthony Petrelis, who teaches at John J. McGlynn Elementary School in Medford, is the state’s 42nd Milken Award winner. He is the only Massachusetts recipient in 2014-15 and one of up to 40 recipients across the country this school year. […]

Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University Celebrates 50 Years

Anniversary Festivities Include Awards Ceremony Honoring Sesame Street on Oct. 25 On Saturday, October 25, 2014, the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development at Tufts University, one of the oldest departments of child development in the United States, will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration with the Eliot-Pearson Awards for Excellence in Children’s […]