The Trustees of the James and Thelma Connors Foundation are pleased to announce that fifty Medford residents were each awarded a $3,000 scholarship to help further their educational goals. The scholarship program sponsored and funded by the Foundation is administered by Scholarship America.
**Classes begin the week of August 28, 2017 !
Medford Early Education Preschool (MEEP) enrollment is now open for the 2017/2018 School Year. Applications are available at the Parent Information Center at Medford High School, at Medford Family Network and online at the Medford Public Schools website.
Continue reading Medford Pre School Information for the 2017-2018 School Year
MEDFORD: Mayor Stephanie M. Burke formally announced the appointment of Benjamin Brown as the Station Manager for the new public access station and community media center, located at the Medford Vocational and Technical High School. Continue reading Mayor Burke appoints Station Manager for Community Media Center
Similar Problem found at Lowell General Hospital in Previous Audit
Boston, MA—Auditor Suzanne M. Bump today released an audit of the UMass Memorial Medical Center’s (UMMMC) compliance with mandatory reporting requirements when children are born with a physical dependence on an addictive drug, known as substance-exposed newborns. Continue reading Audit Finds 80 Children Born with a Physical Dependence on an Addictive Drug at UMass Memorial Medical Center Not Properly Reported to the State
“Plaza Palooza” to celebrate summer at City Hall
BOSTON – Thursday, June 29, 2017 – Building on the success of activating City Hall Plaza for all to enjoy, Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced Boston will host its third annual summer kick off on the City Hall Plaza “front lawn.” “Plaza Palooza” will welcome summer to City Hall, and include lawn games, music provided by 103.3 AMP Radio, and food for purchase. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH TO HOST CITY HALL PLAZA SUMMER KICK OFF
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – June 29, 2017 – The Morse School, Tobin Montessori School, and Fletcher Maynard Academy recently received trophies for earning first, second, and third places, respectively, in the annual Cambridge Public Schools (CPS) “Go Green Challenge.” This was the second year in a row that the Morse School won first place. Continue reading Three Cambridge Schools Receive Go Green Challenge Trophies
EVERETT – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Everett Chief of Police Steven Mazzie have announced today that Steven Byrnes, 53 of Everett was convicted of operating under the influence of alcohol, threatening to commit a crime and disorderly conduct by a Middlesex Superior Court Jury on June 28, 2017. Following a bench trial today, Continue reading Everett Man Convicted of 7th OUI
On Thursday, June 29th the City of Everett and the Malden YMCA kicked-off Everett’s Summer Food Service Program. Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT & YMCA KICK-OFF SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM
Report focuses on cost-containment, access and quality of care, workforce, and Continue reading Auditor Bump Releases Report Examining Impact of Chapter 224 Health Reform Law
BOSTON – Mayor Martin J. Walsh will join representatives from Boston City departments and elected officials to sign the $3.15 billion Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget that was approved by the Boston City Council earlier this week.
Continue reading MAYOR WALSH TO SIGN $3.15 BILLION FY18 BUDGET, HIGHLIGHT INVESTMENTS IN EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD IN BOSTON
The City of Medford has been awarded new two grants from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that will assist the city in becoming more energy-efficient, saving both energy and city funds. Continue reading Medford Green Communities Grant
July is “Hot” with networking opportunities through the Malden Chamber of Commerce!
Local business representatives are encouraged to join the Chamber for both of their July networking opportunities happening on July 13th and July 20th.
Continue reading July is HOT with networking opportunities through the Malden Chamber of Commerce
Ann McCrea from “Clay-Works,” will visit the Shute Memorial Library on July 12, 2017. The program begins at 2 PM and will end by 3:15 PM. First she will tell a story from the book, “Mole Music,” by David McPhail. Continue reading SCULPT A CLAY MOLE WITH ANN MCCREA AT THE SHUTE LIBRARY
On June 23rd, Boston Magazine released its Best of Boston 2017 magazine and named Night Shift Brewery the best brewery in Massachusetts.
Continue reading NIGHT SHIFT BREWERY NAMED BEST BREWERY BY BOSTON MAGAZINE
Mayor Carlo DeMaria is pleased to announce that the Attorney General’s Office has chosen the City of Everett as a recipient for the Healthy Summer Youth Jobs Grant Program. The City will receive a grant up to $3,520.
Continue reading CITY OF EVERETT RECEIVES HEALTHY SUMMER YOUTH JOBS GRANT
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke is currently seeking a resident to fill a vacant position on the 7-person Medford Brooks Estate Land Trust (M-BELT) board.
Continue reading Medford Mayor Burke Seeks Brooks Estate Board Member
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Thomas Benjamin, 50, was sentenced to four to five years in State Prison today by Middlesex Superior Court Judge Bruce Henry in connection with a 2015 Framingham assault that left a victim in critical condition. Continue reading Framingham Assault Suspect Sentenced to Four to Five Years in State Prison
Mayor Martin J. Walsh is alerting Boston’s green thumbs that they have until Wednesday, July 12, to register for the 2017 Mayor’s Garden Contest presented by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department with a grand prize provided by JetBlue and media support provided by the Boston Herald.
Continue reading MAYOR’S GARDEN CONTEST DEADLINE JULY 12
WOBURN- Middlesex County District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Beryl Porter, 61, of Waltham, pled guilty to larceny over $250 from a person over the age of 60, six counts of larceny over $250, four counts of uttering forged checks, two counts of failure to appear in court, one count of securities fraud and one count of being a common and notorious thief. Continue reading Waltham Man Pleads Guilty to $82,000 Larceny Scheme
As part of our Adult Summer Reading Program – Build a Better World – we will have a two-part book discussion series called Reading Without Walls. Continue reading Reading Adult Summer Reading Book Group at RPL
BURLINGTON — Chief Michael Kent is pleased to announce that the Burlington Police Department has launched its Opiate Outreach Program to help those beginning the process of recovering from addiction. Continue reading Burlington Police Department Launches Opiate Outreach Program
Medford:Armstrong Ambulance Provides (16) AED’s For MHS/MTHS Athletic Use
Continue reading Medford:Armstrong Ambulance Provides (16) AED’s For MHS/MTHS Athletic Use
MALDEN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Malden Chief of Police Kevin Molis are investigating the death of a 31-year-old woman at a Lebanon Street residence. This death is considered suspicious.
Continue reading Middlesex District Attorney and Malden Police Investigating Suspicious Death
Council members to serve as leaders who will empower and support Boston’s young adults
BOSTON – Friday, June 16, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced applications for the 2017-2018 SPARK Boston Council are now available. The SPARK Boston Council is a group of volunteers charged with leading the City’s efforts to engage Boston’s young adult population. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2017-2018 SPARK BOSTON COUNCIL
Twenty flotillas of tall ships will arrive in Boston Harbor on June 17th for the magnificent Parade of Sail at the Sail Boston Festival. Featuring the largest fleet of tall ships since 2000, this regatta and waterfront celebration honors the city’s rich maritime history and heritage. Continue reading Sail Boston 2017: Tall Ships Regatta and Waterfront Festival
Dangerous Substance Identified in Samples by State Police for the First Time in Massachusetts
WHITMAN — Police Chief Scott D. Benton and Fire Chief Timothy J. Grenno are warning residents about the dangers of carfentanil after three drug samples recently seized in Massachusetts tested positive for the deadly synthetic opioid. Continue reading Whitman Police and Fire Warn Residents of the Dangers of Carfentanil
Gregory Coffey, age 32, of Warwick, R.I. (Police Courtesy Photo)
CHELMSFORD — Police Chief James M. Spinney reports that the Chelmsford Police Department arrested a fugitive from justice after a pursuit that involved multiple agencies. Continue reading Chelmsford Police Arrest Rhode Island Man Wanted in Vermont after Pursuit from New Hampshire into Massachusetts
The Boston Parks and Recreation Department has announced that registration is now open for the 2017 Boston Neighborhood Soccer League (BNSL). Continue reading REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR BOSTON NEIGHBORHOOD SOCCER LEAGUE
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(Photos courtesy of Joanne McKay)
This past week at the Roberts Elementary School, Medford, State and Malden Police K-9 Officers gave a demonstration to the 3rd grade classes. Continue reading Medford:K-9 Officers Visit Roberts 3rd Graders
On June 6, 2017 the Tewksbury Police Department arrested Joseph Boidi, 29 of 168 Main Street, Wilmington for armed assault with intent to murder, carrying a firearm without a license, possession of ammunition without a license and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling. Continue reading Tewksbury Police Arrest Made in Shooting at Motel 6
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Medford Volleyball Camp
Come join the Medford High School Volleyball team and Head Coach Taylor Dyer for a week of skills, drills, and game play. Boys and Girls, grades 6-9, are welcome to come and learn all about the sport of volleyball. Continue reading Volleyball Summer Camp Offered At Medford High School
We are pleased to announce that beginning this summer, all 2016-2017 academic school year Student Charlie cards will remain active through August 31, 2017. Continue reading NEW MBTA CHARLIE CARD PROCESS FOR THE SUMMER
The First Annual Underground Student Film Festival will be held next Wednesday, June 14, 2017 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, in the new Medford Community Access / Media Technology Studio located at the Medford Technical High School. Continue reading COMMUNITY OUTREACH, MEDFORD HIGH SCHOOL, MEDFORD VOCATIONAL TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL1st Annual Underground Student Film Festival!
BOSTON- Wednesday, June 7, 2017 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced today improvements to the Community Ombudsman Oversight Panel (CO-OP) and Complaint Mediation Program that will provide a neutral location for the public to file complaints, increase the number of cases reviewed and automatically refer cases for immediate review that involve allegations of discrimination or use of force resulting in serious bodily injury. Continue reading MAYOR WALSH EXPANDS POLICE REVIEW BOARD, ESTABLISHES NEUTRAL LOCATION FOR PUBLIC TO FILE COMPLAINTS
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FEAST DAY MASS IN HONOR OF ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA Continue reading 100th St. Anthony of Padua Feast
To Join Over 80 Mayors in Signing Climate Mayors’ Statement
Continue reading Newton Mayor Setti Warren Affirms City’s Commitment to Paris Climate Agreement
BOSTON — Tuesday, May 30, 2017 — Thirty-eight high school valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools (BPS) hailing from 11 different countries were honored today at the 19th Annual BPS Valedictorians Luncheon at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Continue reading Mayor Walsh, Superintendent Chang Honor 38 Valedictorians from the Boston Public Schools Class of 2017
Lupus is not only twice as common in Latina women than Caucasian women, but Latinas with lupus tend to develop the disease earlier in their lives and have more complications. Continue reading LUPUS WALK THIS WEEKEND – Malden Resident Ms. Alvarez Overcomes Challenges and Aims To Educate
The City of Medford Traffic Commission will hold a third and final public workshop on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 6:00PM to discuss proposed changes to the Resident Parking Program. The meeting will take place at the Medford Senior Center at 101 Riverside Avenue.
Continue reading Medford Resident Parking Program Discussion on June 8 at 6pm
Three-month series brings free classes to parks across the city starting in June, increasing access to physical activity
Continue reading BOSTON KICKS OFF FREE SUMMER FITNESS SERIES
Boston youth invited to spend $1 million dollars of City’s capital budget; Continue reading BOSTON YOUTH INVITED TO VOTE ON HOW TO SPEND $1 MILLION OF CITY’S BUDGET
The City of Medford presents ‘Medford Day’ on Sunday, June 4 from 1-4pm behind the Andrews Middle School. This outdoor spring festival will celebrate the diversity of Medford and the businesses, organizations, neighborhoods, and citizens that call it home. Continue reading Medford Day’ Community Festival on June 4
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke is excited to announce the 2017 Summer Recreation Program. Registration is now open for over 20 athletic and hands-on programs. Athletic clinics include soccer, flag football, softball, Continue reading City of Medford Summer Recreation Program Registration Now Open
WOBURN – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan has announced that Steven Edwards, 36, of Wakefield, was arraigned yesterday in Woburn Superior Court and charged with two counts of rape, assault and battery and two counts of violating a restraining order in connection Continue reading Wakefield Man Arraigned in Connection with Alleged Sexual Assault
Pictured above are Chef Ken Oringer, Jill Shah of the Shah Family Foundation, Deb Ventircelli, deputy director of BPS Food and Nutrition, Lawrence Parks of Welbilt, Jennie Hall, kitchen manager of East Boston High School, Continue reading Boston:Chef Ken Oringer launches Hub and Spoke Fresh Food Pilot Program
(Pictured L to R: Jenna Coccimiglio of the Malden Chamber, Debbie Murphy of Dockside Restaurants, Andrea Bezemes of Brookline Bank & MCC Board Member, Lisa O’Loughlin of Intercity Home Care & MCC Board Member, Patty Kelly of Housing Families & MCC President, Mayor Gary Christenson, Shane Smyth of Hugh O’Neill’s, Gregg Ellenberg of the YMCA & MCC Board Member, Cristina Sadler of New England Coffee, Debbie Amaral of the YMCA of Malden and Nicole Frattura of Hoff’s Bakery)
Chamber donates $1,000 from recent Taste of Malden event to YMCA of Malden’s Summer Youth Food Programs.
Continue reading Chamber donates $1,000 from recent Taste of Malden event to YMCA of Malden’s Summer Youth Food Programs