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Snow Emergency Declared in Medford

A snow emergency has once again been declared in Medford; it’s the winter that just won’t quit. The snow emergency goes into effect as of 6:00PM Sunday until further notice, according to information released by Medford Police Captain Barry Clemente. During snow emergencies, there is no parking allowed on central arteries and parking on side […]

City Lifts Snow Emergency; Some Parking Restrictions Remain in Place

On Monday afternoon Medford DPW Commissioner Paul Gere lifted the snow emergency, which had been in effect for several weeks following historic snow fall. Due to conditions, parking is only allowed on the even side of the street until further notice, according to information from the Medford Police. “We ask that all residents and motorists […]

MassDOT: Wellington Maintenance Facility 100% Operational

On Thursday afternoon state transportation officials said the MBTA’s Wellington maintenance facility in Medford was “100% operational.” The facility is being used for train repairs and to increase the number of available trains, according to the latest transportation update. Over 1.2 million cubic feet of snow has been removed from train tracks as the MBTA […]

State Pitches in Equipment, Personnel to Help Medford With Snow Removal

Following record-breaking snow fall, the state is helping Medford clean up by providing much-needed equipment and personnel. According to information released by Mayor Michael McGlynn on Sunday, the state is loaning three Bobcats, two front end loaders, four dump trucks, and crews to Medford for the next couple of days. The help came shortly after […]

Mayor, School Superintendent Provide Snow Removal Update

Mayor Michael McGlynn and School Superintendent Roy Belson discussed snow removal during a City Hall press conference on Friday that covered a variety of topics. As the city braces for yet another significant storm, the Mayor said there is plenty of ice and salt to last through this stormy season. He also said the state […]

Stay Informed During Latest Snow Storm

Updated 2:39PM Monday, February 9, 2015 Medford Public Schools Closed Monday, Tuesday; Snow Emergency and Parking Ban Remain in Place Until at Least Tuesday The stormy forecast is causing more weather-related complications. All public buildings, including the Medford Public Schools, are closed Monday. Tufts University is closed. Medford’s snow emergency from last week’s storm was […]

More Snow Coming to Medford, Area

Story Updated 6:50PM Monday, February 2, 2015 Snow Emergency in Effect in Medford as of Midnight; Medford Public Schools Closed Monday and Tuesday Medford and the surrounding area are under a Winter Storm Warning from Sunday night through early Tuesday morning, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service. So far Medford is […]

Medford Snow

Check out some of these photos captured by local photographer Doug Shoop following a blizzard that brought over two feet of snow to Medford. A couple from Argentina make snow angels in their first snow storm. A lone swan on the Mystic River. High Street in Medford Square was eerily quiet. Plows clean up during […]

Impending Blizzard Closes Schools for 2 Days

Updated 10:18AM Tuesday, January 27, 2015 The Medford Public Schools and Medford City Hall are both closed on Tuesday, January 27. On Tuesday School Superintendent Roy Belson announced the schools will also be closed on Wednesday, January 28. A snow emergency is in effect in Medford as of 5PM Monday until further notice. That means […]

Blizzard Watch in Effect for Medford, Area

Story Updated 3:03PM Monday, January 26, 2015 School Closed in Medford Tuesday, Snow Emergency in Place as of 5PM Monday Photo of the Fellsway last winter by Keree-Ann Waite. – Allison Goldsberry A Blizzard Watch is in effect from Monday night through early Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow and strong […]