24 hours ago

Tufts freshman William Scott came in second p...

Tufts freshman William Scott came in second place in JEOPARDY!'s College Championship, winning $50,000 http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/03/tufts-student-to-compete-in-jeopardy-college-championship/

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    Tufts freshman William Scott came in second place in JEOPARDY!'s College Championship, winning $50,000 http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/03/tufts-student-to-compete-in-jeopardy-college-championship/
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3 days ago

Check your bank account information for suspi...

Check your bank account information for suspicious activity if you used a drive-up ATM at Eastern Bank in Medford, Stoneham, and Saugus between February 24 and March 16. http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/21/eastern-bank-targeted-in-atm-skimming-scheme/

    Eastern Bank Targeted in ATM Skimming Scheme
    Allison Goldsberry Eastern Bank customers in Medford and the area should carefully review account statements from February and March to check for suspicious activity or missing money. A Brazilian couple has been indicted in an ATM skimming scheme, according to an announcement from the US Attorney's office.
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4 days ago

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/20/globe-...

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/20/globe-medford-top-place-to-live-in-greater-boston/

    Globe: Medford Top Place to Live in Greater Boston
    It's not news that the Greater Boston area has a hot (and expensive) real estate market, but some places are hotter than others, according to a new list compiled by The Boston Globe. The Globe's list includes communities that have had at least 75 single family home sales each year between 2012 and 2017, and...
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6 days ago

Medford runners rule at 122nd Boston Marathon

LaMarre was one of 73 Medford runners that were registered to run Boston this year.

    Medford runners rule at 122nd Boston Marathon
    Be careful what you wish for on Marathon Monday, you just might get it.Robert LaMarre found that out the hard way during the 122nd running of the Boston Marathon, April 16.The 6-foot, 180-pound software developer was one of Medford's top finishers, braving the elements, including a torrential downpour which stopped many competitors dead in their tracks as they made the 26-mile trek from Hopkinton to Boston."Today was pretty wild," said LaMarre, 24.
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Apr 17

ICYMI: Melrose Police are still looking for t...

ICYMI: Melrose Police are still looking for this man, who robbed the TD Bank at 478 Main St. Anyone with information is asked to call the Melrose Police Department at 781-665-1212.

    Do you know this man?
    Melrose Police are seeking identity of this bank robber The Melrose Police Department is seeking to identify a man who robbed a bank Saturday afternoon, according to Police Chief Michael L. Lyle. In a statement issued by the department, at approximately 12:10 p.m., Saturday, April 14, the Melrose Police Department received a report that the TD Bank, 478 Main St., was robbed.
    http://melrose.wickedlocal.com

Apr 16

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/16/medford-bertuccis-to-remain-open-despite-bankruptcy/

    Medford Bertucci's to Remain Open Despite Bankruptcy
    Allison Goldsberry Bertucci's Medford location will remain open despite the Italian restaurant chain's filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, according to published sources. Bertucci's is closing fifteen locations, including six in Massachusetts. Fifty-nine locations will remain open for business. "We've made this move to position Bertucci's for future growth," Bertucci's said in a tweet on...
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Apr 16

Soprano Dawn Upshaw to perform with pianist Gilbert Kalish on Sunday at Shalin Liu

If you go...WHAT: Dawn Upshaw, with pianist Gilbert KalishWHERE: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., RockportWHEN: Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m.TICKETS: $29-$46. Visit www.rockportmusic.org or...

    Soprano Dawn Upshaw to perform with pianist Gilbert Kalish on Sunday at Shalin Liu
    If you go...WHAT: Dawn Upshaw, with pianist Gilbert KalishWHERE: Shalin Liu Performance Center, 37 Main St., RockportWHEN: Sunday, April 22, 3 p.m.TICKETS: $29-$46. Visit www.rockportmusic.org or call 978-546-7391. Few musicians of any instrument have had as much impact as soprano Dawn Upshaw.It starts with her great career as a performer, including nearly 300 appearances with the Metropolitan Opera.
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Apr 14

Beautiful morning for the start of the 5th an...

Beautiful morning for the start of the 5th annual Krystle Campbell softball tournament! Medford and Swampscott will kick it off and AC and Billerica play at 2.


Apr 12

Medford looks to change zoning as housing demand increases

Project address: 42 Alfred St., Medford, and 563 and 565 Broadway in Somerville

Project address: 87 Medford St., Medford and 519 Broadway, Somerville

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Project Address: 179-185 Park St.

Project Address: 16-22 High St.

Project address: 3780 Mystic Valley Parkway

Project address: 1 Saint Clare Road

Project address: 1 Cabot Road, Lot #1

Project address: 320 Middlesex Avenue

Project location: 7 Canal St.

Project address: 61 Locust St.

Project address: 1025 Fellsway

Project address: 244 Central Avenue

Description: The petitioner, 224 Central Avenue LLC, sought to demolish an existing commercial building and construct a four-story, eight-unit residential building. The building was in disrepair, suffering from damage on the right-hand side due to a previous motor vehicle crash into the building.

Project address: 236-240 Salem St., 4-6 Court St., 17 Everett St.

Project address: 236-240 Salem St., 4-6 Court St., 17 Everett St.

Project address: 236-240 Salem St., 4-6 Court St., 17 Everett St.

    Medford looks to change zoning as housing demand increases
    The city has seen an uptick in large-scale residential development projects in recent years. Fourteen developments have gone before the Zoning Board of Appeals for site plan review since 2009, all of them residential or mixed-use projects containing some residential units. Of those projects, 13 were approved, and one was rejected by the board.
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Apr 11

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/11/events-planned-to-honor-krystle-campbell/

    Events Planned to Honor Krystle Campbell
    Here are some upcoming events planned to honor Medford native Krystle Campbell, a young woman who was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013: The Medford High School softball team is hosting the fifth annual Krystle Campbell softball tournament the weekend before the Boston Marathon.
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Apr 10

City of Medford 2018 Paint Shed Dates: We ac...

City of Medford 2018 Paint Shed Dates: We accept latex and oil-based paint only. Five gallons max per household. The paint shed is located at the DPW yard, 21 James Street. - Saturday, April 14 - Saturday, May 5 - Saturday, May 19 - Saturday, June 16 - Saturday, September 22 - Saturday, October 13 9:00 am to 12:00 pm


Apr 09

Find out what's closing- and opening soon- in...

Find out what's closing- and opening soon- in Medford http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/09/medford-businesses-coming-going/

    Medford Businesses Coming, Going
    Out: MG Fitness, 465 Salem Street, closing at end of month In: to be determined Out: Off Broadway Shoes, Fellsway Plaza, closed April 8 In: to be determined Out: Depot Square Grille, 478 High Street In: Chimichurri's Coming soon: Target (July 2018) A ramen noodle restaurant (spring) A tequila bar (2018) A Southern food restaurant...
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Apr 08

Medford's first Southern food restaurant is o...

Medford's first Southern food restaurant is opening this year! http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/07/southern-food-restaurant-opening-in-medford/

    Southern Food Restaurant Opening in Medford
    Allison Goldsberry A new restaurant serving up Southern food is coming to Medford, according to several published sources. An outpost of Wakefield's The Porch Southern Fare is opening this summer at River's Edge Drive. It's unclear at this time if the restaurant is relocating or opening a new location.
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Apr 07

The iconic Montvale Plaza is closing in July....

The iconic Montvale Plaza is closing in July. What are your favorite memories? http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/07/montvale-plaza-to-close-in-july/

    Montvale Plaza to Close in July
    Allison Goldsberry An iconic business owned by a Medford resident will close in July, according to the Stoneham Independent. Marty Murphy, a well-liked business owner who gave back generously over the years to both the Medford and Stoneham communities, is closing the beloved Montvale Plaza. Murphy opened his catering business in 1987 and purchased...
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Apr 05

Around Medford

...7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 18, Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George St....

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...Love: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 13, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave., Medford. $7, 617-627-3679. Join the 200-voice Tufts Third Day Gospel Choir as...

    Around Medford
    Tufts Third Day Gospel Choir: Faith, Hope, Love: 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. April 13, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Arts Center, 40 Talbot Ave., Medford. $7, 617-627-3679. Join the 200-voice Tufts Third Day Gospel Choir as they present their spring concert.
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Apr 03

Did you see this story in the Globe? http://...

Did you see this story in the Globe? http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/04/03/child-attacked-by-animal-while-sledding-in-the-fells/

    Child Attacked by Animal While Sledding in the Fells
    Mark Shanahan recounts a scary incident in which his son was attacked by an animal, likely a great horned owl, while sledding in the Middlesex Fells a few winters ago. Read more here.
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Apr 01

Avoid 93 South near Roosevelt Circle. Car fi...

Avoid 93 South near Roosevelt Circle. Car fire causing major traffic back up. No word yet on cause of accident or injuries. Photo courtesy Jim Munsey. Update- car fire out, car in far right lane. Sofa on highway near left lanes just past car fire near Roosevelt Circle on 93 South. Curiosity delays on northbound side.


Mar 28

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/27/spring-arts-celebration-returns-to-west-medford/

    Spring Arts Celebration Returns to West Medford!
    On Saturday and Sunday, April 28 and 29, 2018, we invite you to a giant open house in our neighborhood. West Medford Open Studios (WMOS) is a free arts event that lets you see the artists in our midst, celebrating the creativity and skill that many of us take for granted in our city.
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Mar 27

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/27/histor...

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/27/historic-medford-building-for-sale/

    Historic Medford Building for Sale
    A building that once housed the former Medford Theater is now for sale. The Dyer Building was built in 1915 in a restrained Colonial style and is named after the theater's architect. It's located in Medford Square and currently hosts four businesses, Elizabeth Grady, The Knotty Elephant, H&R Block and Borealis Yoga.
    http://www.medfordtop10.com

Mar 24

Verizon Pole Replacement

...that were damaged during the last two storms on Monday, March 26th. The areas include 139 Bowdoin St, 72 Fells Ave, 141 Grant Ave, 84 North St, and 237 Park St. These areas...

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...during the last two storms on Monday, March 26th. The areas include 139 Bowdoin St, 72 Fells Ave, 141 Grant Ave, 84 North St, and 237 Park St. These areas will be posted...

...two storms on Monday, March 26th. The areas include 139 Bowdoin St, 72 Fells Ave, 141 Grant Ave, 84 North St, and 237 Park St. These areas will be posted. Verizon will be...

...areas include 139 Bowdoin St, 72 Fells Ave, 141 Grant Ave, 84 North St, and 237 Park St. These areas will be posted. Verizon will be looking for space to allow two large...

    Verizon Pole Replacement
    Verizon will begin replacing utility poles that were damaged during the last two storms on Monday, March 26th. The areas include 139 Bowdoin St, 72 Fells Ave, 141 Grant Ave, 84 North St, and 237 Park St. These areas will be posted.
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Mar 21

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/21/medford-restaurants-participating-in-restaurant-week-2/

    Medford Restaurants Participating in Restaurant Week
    Diners hungry for a deal at Medford restaurants can seek their teeth into Boston Restaurant Week deals offered during March. Restaurant Week regular Bistro 5, an Italian restaurant in West Medford, is once again participating while Real Italian Gusto, an Italian Restaurant in Medford Square, is in it for the second time.
    http://www.medfordtop10.com

Mar 20

Medford Police logs, March 12-19

5:16 p.m.; Willis Avenue and Wright Avenue – A suspicious incident was reported and an arrest was made.

5:10 p.m.; College Avenue and Stearns Avenue – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

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7:59 p.m.; Fellsview Avenue and Fulton Spring Road – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

5:42 a.m.; Middlesex Avenue and Riverside Avenue – A suspicious person was reported. Officers searched the area but could not locate the suspicious individual.

    Medford Police logs, March 12-19
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police logs, March 12-19.March 125:16 p.m.; Willis Avenue and Wright Avenue - A suspicious incident was reported and an arrest was made.5:43 p.m.; Grover Road - Harassment was reported.10:10 p.m.; Mystic Avenue - An assault was reported at the Veteran of Foreign Wars building.March 138:07 a.m.; Ashcroft Road - Vandalism was reported.7:59 p.m.; Fellsview Avenue and Fulton Spring Road - A motor vehicle
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Mar 14

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/13/residents-invited-to-learn-about-tufts-programs-resources/

    Residents Invited to Learn About Tufts Programs, Resources
    Tufts University will hold a Community Presentation on Wednesday, March 21, to inform community members about programs and resources available to them and to provide an overview of recently completed and upcoming projects. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Alumnae Lounge on the Medford/Somerville campus and is open to the public.
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Mar 13

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/13/wynn-c...

http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/13/wynn-construction-on-schedule-road-improvements-happening/

    Wynn Construction on Schedule; Road Improvements Happening
    Construction of Wynn Boston Harbor, the first casino in eastern Massachusetts, is on schedule for a June 2019 opening, according to an update from Wynn. Traffic improvements are taking place in Boston (Sullivan Square), Medford (Wellington Circle), Everett (Santilli Circle, Sweetser Circle, Route 99/Broadway), Chelsea, and Revere to alleviate congestion and upgrade travel conditions to...
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Mar 13

2 new restaurants are opening in Medford Squa...

2 new restaurants are opening in Medford Square in 2018- here's what we know so far: http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/13/tequila-bar-opening-in-medford-square/

    Tequila Bar Opening in Medford Square
    Allison Goldsberry The owners of Tenoch, a popular Mexican restaurant and food truck, are planning on opening a tequila bar and restaurant, according to multiple sources. The 35 Salem Street address is located in Medford Square, just around the corner from Tenoch. The new restaurant will be called El Tacuba Cocina & Tequila Bar...
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Mar 13

A message from the Community Preservation Com...

A message from the Community Preservation Committee: Due to the snow, the March 13 CPC meeting has been rescheduled to March 22 at 6:30 p.m. in the DPW conference room at 15 James Street.

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Mar 13

Medford Police logs, March 4 - 11

10:04 a.m.; Golden Avenue and Main Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

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3:32 p.m.; Orchard Street and Lyman Avenue – An arrest was made in connection to a motor vehicle accident.

    Medford Police logs, March 4 - 11
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police logs, March 4 - 11.March 48:45 a.m.; Winthrop Street - Harassment was reported at Medford High School.10:04 a.m.; Golden Avenue and Main Street - A motor vehicle accident was reported.5:53 p.m.; Fellsway - A fight was reported at Modell's Sporting Goods.March 59:02 a.m.; Albion Street - A fallen tree was reported.11:35 a.m.; Mystic Avenue - A hit and run was reported near Dunkin Donuts.1:26 p.m.;
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Mar 06

Medford Police logs, Feb. 19 - March 3

2:14 p.m.; Harvard Street and Mystic Avenue – A tree down was serviced.

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12:31 p.m.; Hurlcroft Avenue and Wicklow Avenue – A tree down was serviced.

6:44 p.m.; Canal Street and High Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

    Medford Police logs, Feb. 19 - March 3
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police logs, Feb. 19 - March 3.Feb. 198:34 a.m.; Hume Avenue - A breaking and entering of a motor vehicle was reported.9:30 a.m.; Salem Street - A breaking and entering from overnight was reported at United Check Cashing.3:46 p.m.; Lewis Street - A hit and run was reported.7:35 p.m.; Ship Avenue - Illegal dumping was reported.Feb.
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Mar 05

From our local partner CambridgeDay.com http:...

From our local partner CambridgeDay.com http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/05/communities-enduring-logan-flight-noise-see-cause-for-optimism-in-mit-center-study/

    Communities Enduring Logan Flight Noise See Cause for Optimism in MIT Center Study
    Nicki Gitter for CambridgeDay.com A years-long struggle over noise from Logan Airport flight paths is showing results, say citizen activists and Cambridge transportation officials. In October, the Federal Aviation Administration commissioned the MIT International Center for Air Transportation to study noise levels from the commercial planes and their health effects on neighborhoods below, including...
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Mar 05

Medford Department of Public Works: 86 trees fell Friday and Saturday

The biggest power outage occurred in Medford along Harvard Street between Mystic Avenue and Main Street, after a telephone pole on the corner of Harvard and Mystic snapped in half on Friday.

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The high winds are causing havoc all over Medford right now. Ladder 2 just responded to Hurlcroft & Wicklow for a large tree that took down 2 utility poles. This caused power outages in the area. National Grid has been dispatched for repairs. pic.twitter.com/ATddht3geE

    Medford Department of Public Works: 86 trees fell Friday and Saturday
    The DPW is now prepping for the upcoming storm on Wednesday and Thursday. After responding to 86 fallen trees between March 2 and 3, the Department of Public Works can finally take a breather - at least for a few days.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

Mar 03

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/03/03/medford-storm-damage/

    Medford Storm Damage
    High winds and heavy rain battered the area from Thursday evening through early Saturday. National Grid had nearly 500 crews working to restore power to its nearly 200,000 customers in the region that lost it during the storm. 500 National Grid customers were without power in Medford as of Saturday afternoon and the expected restoration...
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