12 hours ago

Alleged drunken driver now facing motor vehicle homicide charge

80-99 Salem St.

    Alleged drunken driver now facing motor vehicle homicide charge
    A 33-year-old Chelmsford man who was allegedly drunk when he struck a 52-year-old father of six at a work site on Interstate 93 in Medford last year was arraigned in Woburn Superior Court Monday on charges that include motor vehicle homicide.
    http://www.topix.com

14 hours ago

Green Line extension contract officially approved

80-99 Salem St.

    Green Line extension contract officially approved
    The T's board of directors on Monday approved a $1.08 billion contract to advance the Green Line extension to Somerville and Medford. A consortium of construction and design companies, called GLX Constructors, was named as the project's winning bidder on Friday .
    http://www.topix.com

15 hours ago

Invitation to holiday artistry of wine, Dec. 6

Stock up on holiday gifts at “The Artistry of Wine” at Atlas Liquors at 156 Mystic Ave., Medford on Dec. 6 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.This event, brought to...

    Invitation to holiday artistry of wine, Dec. 6
    Stock up on holiday gifts at "The Artistry of Wine" at Atlas Liquors at 156 Mystic Ave., Medford on Dec. 6 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.This event, brought to you by CACHE in Medford, Medford Arts Center, Inc.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

17 hours ago

Free public skating begins on November 28th a...

Free public skating begins on November 28th and ends on March 1st. Hours Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am – 12 pm Saturdays 7 – 8:45 pm and Sundays 2 – 3:45 pm *Additional school vacation hours will be added Admission is free. Skate rentals $5. LoConte Rink is located at 97 Locust Street. Any changes to the schedule due to high school hockey will be posted to the school website and here.

    Medford, MA, USA
    Free public skating begins on November 28th and ends on March 1st. Hours Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm Saturdays 7 - 8:45 pm and Sundays 2 - 3:45 pm *Additional school vacation...
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2 days ago

  • Brighten Our Learning!

    Ms. A. is asking for $881.89:
    My students need a light table and manipulatives for open ended play, art and crafts, and for teaching educational concepts. There is so much to do on the light table!
    Roberts Elementary School Comment

2 days ago

consolecadet posted 8 photos to Flickr:

2 days ago

Public Information Meeting – Green Line Proposal

The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, November 20th, at Tufts University’s Breed Memorial Hall, located at 51 Winthrop Street.

    Public Information Meeting - Green Line Proposal
    The meeting will present a preliminary proposal for a one-mile extension of the Green Line along the MBTA Lowell Line commuter rail right of way from the currently planned terminus at College Avenue in Medford to Mystic Valley Parkway (Route 16) in Medford and Somerville.
    http://medfordpolice.com

3 days ago

Coronella: Of privilege, prejudice in America

80-99 Salem St.

    Coronella: Of privilege, prejudice in America
    Though I now live an ocean away, I still carry the advantages of being a white privileged American who benefited from a comfortable, white-collar suburban upbringing in 1970s Boston.
    http://www.topix.com

3 days ago

Flu Shots

Medford’s Board of Health will be administering Flu Shots on Monday, November 20th at the Medford Senior Center, located at 101 Riverside Ave from 11AM to noon. Both high dose and regular flu vaccines are available. Bring your insurance card with you to the Center. All are welcome. Thank-you.

    Flu Shots
    Medford's Board of Health will be administering Flu Shots on Monday, November 20th at the Medford Senior Center, located at 101 Riverside Ave from 11AM to noon. Both high dose and regular flu vaccines are available. Bring your insurance card with you to the Center. All are welcome. Thank-you.
    http://medfordpolice.com

3 days ago

BREAKING: The winning GLX project team, just ...

BREAKING: The winning GLX project team, just announced today, is a joint venture of GLX Constructors, with a price offering of $954,618,600. Curious about how the GLX will impact Medford? There will be a meeting at 51 Winthrop Street on Monday at 6 p.m. about the GLX.

    GLX constructors picked for Green Line design-build contract
    The firm submitted a total contract price of $1,082,118,600, below the Affordability Limit of $1.319 billion, including all six additive options. Today the MBTA Green Line Extension project team held a "price opening" to select the design-build firm that will perform the design and construction for the Green Line Extension.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Green Line extension expects green light from MBTA Friday

80-99 Salem St.

    Green Line extension expects green light from MBTA Friday
    The MBTA is expected to pick a winning biddder Friday for its largest ever construction contract, the 4.7 mile extension of the Green Line through Somerville and Medford. The award, which the agency has capped at $1.3 billion, will mark a significant milestone for a long-planned rapid transit project that underwent substantial changes after ballooning costs threatened to kill it altogether in 2015.
    http://www.topix.com

4 days ago

Dunford: U.S. Military Advantage Over Russia, China Eroding

80-99 Salem St.

    Dunford: U.S. Military Advantage Over Russia, China Eroding
    The U.S. military advantage against near-peer competitors is eroding, and America must invest in capabilities to ensure deterrence, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said at Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Massachusetts earlier this week. Marine Corps Gen.
    http://www.topix.com

4 days ago

Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & ...

Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & Forest Street; Tufts Hall on 2nd Floor. - "Former house site of Drs. Simon and Turrell Tufts, Esq. which was demolished in 1867 and succeeded by the present & soon to be removed building erected by Dr. Weymouth in 1872 . . . who named the space, "Tufts Hall." (From the Medford Historical Register, Vol. 18, pp.66-67, 1915.)

    Medford Public Library
    Throwback Thursday - Corner of High Street & Forest Street; Tufts Hall on 2nd Floor. - "Former house site of Drs. Simon and Turrell Tufts, Esq. which was demolished in 1867 and succeeded by the...
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4 days ago

Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square

80-99 Salem St.

    Wynn Off-Site Road Improvements Begin this Week in Sullivan Square
    The long-awaited road improvements in areas surrounding the Wynn Boston Harbor casino site will begin this week, with preliminary work continuing through the winter season. Significant work on the roads, such as Sullivan Square and Route 16 in Everett and Medford, will not begin until the early spring of next year.
    http://www.topix.com

5 days ago

Around the region

UPCOMINGFriday, Nov. 17"New at Noon: Prepared Foods": noon, Distler Performance Hall, 20 Talbot Ave., Medford. Free. For information: http://as.tufts.edu. The Tufts University Department of Music will...

    Around the region
    UPCOMINGFriday, Nov. 17"New at Noon: Prepared Foods": noon, Distler Performance Hall, 20 Talbot Ave., Medford. Free. For information: http://as.tufts.edu.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

5 days ago

US senators press Allergan for details on patent deal with tribe

80-99 Salem St.

    US senators press Allergan for details on patent deal with tribe
    A group of U.S. senators on Tuesday asked drugmaker Allergan Plc to produce documents relating to its agreement to transfer patents to a Native American tribe to shield them from review by an administrative court. FILE PHOTO: A sign marks Allergan's offices in Medford, Massachusetts, U.S., July 31, 2017.
    http://www.topix.com

5 days ago

University says several Greek organizations violated policy

80-99 Salem St.

    University says several Greek organizations violated policy
    Officials at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts, say more than half of the sororities and fraternities on campus violated policy on alcohol abuse and sexual harassment. The Boston Globe reports university officials released the results of a yearlong review of Greek life Monday.
    http://www.topix.com

5 days ago

A massive Wegmans is opening in Medford

80-99 Salem St.

    A massive Wegmans is opening in Medford
    The New York-based grocery store is opening a new location Sunday in Medford. The new 120,000-square-foot store is the chain's fifth in Massachusetts, with another on the way next spring in Natick .
    http://www.topix.com

5 days ago

5 Things to do this week: Nov. 17-24

...Community Sing-along in Wakefield: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, UU Church of Wakefield, 326 Main St. For information or reminder/cancellation messages, email riseupsinging.wakefield@gmail.com. The community singing group...

    5 Things to do this week: Nov. 17-24
    1 Community Sing-along in Wakefield: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17, UU Church of Wakefield, 326 Main St. For information or reminder/cancellation messages, email riseupsinging.wakefield@gmail.com. The community singing group, Rise Up Singing, will hold their monthly sing-along session. Singers and instrumentalists of all ages are welcome to this informal evening of shared music making.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

6 days ago

consolecadet posted 10 photos to Flickr:

6 days ago

Medford Police logs, Nov. 3 - 10

9:34 a.m.; Mystic Avenue and Swan Street – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

2:34 p.m.; South Street and South Street Court – A pedestrian accident was reported.

7:51 p.m.; Almont Street and Salem Street – A pedestrian accident was reported.

7:47 a.m.; Charlemont Road and Governors Avenue – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

    Medford Police logs, Nov. 3 - 10
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police logs, Nov. 3 - 10.Nov. 310:15 p.m.; Hume Avenue - Identity fraud was reported.Nov.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

6 days ago

Shattuck: Entercom, CBS merger sends WRKO, WBZ to new owners

80-99 Salem St.

    Shattuck: Entercom, CBS merger sends WRKO, WBZ to new owners
    Our new radio reality was revealed yesterday, and it's a big deal, especially for news and talk stations and their listeners. The mega-merger of Entercom and CBS Radio meant that some stations would have to be sold or traded off to third parties.
    http://www.topix.com

Nov 13

Christine Barber for State Representative: "W...

Christine Barber for State Representative: "While Phase I of the GLX is a promising start to long-overdue improvements to transit systems in our dense urban areas, completing the full project all the way to Route 16/Mystic Valley Parkway will mean that thousands of people can use our transit system to get to work, school and other activities." Editor's note: There will be a public meeting on the design process of the GLX on Nov. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. at 51 Winthrop Street.

    BARBER: Building the GLX to Route 16
    After waiting for many years, there is finally some good news about the Green Line Extension to Somerville and Medford.Federal approval is moving forward, the state has met all of its milestones and the contractors who will restart the project will be chosen in the next few weeks.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

Nov 13

Free public skating begins on November 28th a...

Free public skating begins on November 28th and ends on March 1st. Hours Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am – 12 pm Saturdays 7 – 8:45 pm and Sundays 2 – 3:45 pm *Additional school vacation hours will be added Admission is free. Skate rentals $5. LoConte Rink is located at 97 Locust Street. Any changes to the schedule due to high school hockey will be posted to the school website and here.

    Medford, MA, USA
    Free public skating begins on November 28th and ends on March 1st. Hours Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm Saturdays 7 - 8:45 pm and Sundays 2 - 3:45 pm *Additional school vacation...
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Nov 11

emilymo008 posted 1 photo to Flickr:

Nov 09

Around the region

...Nov. 10St. Catherine's Parish Christmas Bazaar: 2-8 p.m., St. Catherine's Parish, 179 Summer St., Somerville. Free. For information: http://somervillecatholic.org. The event will feature a silent auction, games...

...Baptist Church Senior Citizen/Veteran's Day luncheon: 1 p.m., New England Baptist Church, 30 Salem St., Medford...

    Around the region
    UPCOMINGFriday, Nov. 10St. Catherine's Parish Christmas Bazaar: 2-8 p.m., St. Catherine's Parish, 179 Summer St., Somerville. Free. For information: http://somervillecatholic.org. The event will feature a silent auction, games, raffles, jewelry, items for sale and more. The sale will continue from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11.Saturday, Nov.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

Nov 07

Medford Transcript is at Medford City Hall.

Still waiting for the results at City Hall!

    Medford Transcript
    Still waiting for the results at City Hall!
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Nov 07

The Chicken & Rice Guys closes Allston location, says it will add more food trucks

80-99 Salem St.

    The Chicken & Rice Guys closes Allston location, says it will add more food trucks
    The Chicken & Rice Guys location on Harvard Avenue in Allston has closed its doors, the company's chief executive announced in a statement. The Allston location of the Chicken & Rice Guys chain has closed, the company's chief executive Ian So said in a statement.
    http://www.topix.com

Nov 07

Medford High volleyball team makes strides in transition year

The ninth-ranked Medford High volleyball team was bumped off by eighth-seed Newton South, 3-1, in the first round of the Division 1 Central/East State Tournament, Nov. 2.

    Medford High volleyball team makes strides in transition year
    The Mustangs may have won the initial battle, but the Lions ultimately won the war.The ninth-ranked Medford High volleyball team was bumped off by eighth-seed Newton South, 3-1, in the first round of the Division 1 Central/East State Tournament, Nov.
    http://medford.wickedlocal.com

Nov 04

Batavia Biosciences Expands GMP Facilities

80-99 Salem St.

    Batavia Biosciences Expands GMP Facilities
    Batavia Biosciences has expanded its viral vector process development facilities in the U.S. and its GMP clean room facilities in the Netherlands. Enhanced capabilities at the company's R&D facility in Medford, MA allows Batavia to extend its existing service portfolio in the U.S., adding complete preclinical process development capabilities for viral vectors including AAV, Lentivirus, VSV and Adenovirus systems to its portfolio of CHO cell line generation and process development services for recombinant proteins and antibodies.
    http://www.topix.com

Nov 03

Dear Folks, We’re Going to Be Live On the TV!...

Dear Folks, We’re Going to Be Live On the TV!!! We’re right now setting up now for this month’s “WMCC First Friday Words and Music.” We’d love to have you here in person, but if you’re unable to make to the Community Center (111 Arlington Street, in Beautiful West Medford MA) you can watch this live in one of three ways. Medford Cable Channel 3, (Medford Public Access) Sommerville Cable Channel 3 (Sommerville Public Access) Or on the inter-webs at www.sommervillemedia.com/watch. It’s going to be an exciting evening.

    West Medford Community Center
    Dear Folks, We're Going to Be Live On the TV!!! We're right now setting up now for this month's "WMCC First Friday Words and Music." We'd love to have you here in person, but if you're unable to...
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Nov 03

Medford Transcript is feeling excited at Medf...

Medford High boys soccer player Igor DeSousa-Vieira takes us through his game winning goal after a 2-1 state tournament win over A-B.

    Medford Transcript
    Medford High boys soccer player Igor DeSousa-Vieira takes us through his game winning goal after a 2-1 state tournament win over A-B.
    http://www.facebook.com

Nov 03

Beads by Beardslee's 2017 Events and Show Sch...

Beads by Beardslee's 2017 Events and Show Schedule! www.BeadsbyBeardslee.com www.Facebook.com/BeadsbyBeardslee New Email! info@BeadsbyBeardslee.com Now that Halloween is over, we've officially entered holiday fair season! My first one is this weekend--hope you can come by and visit. I'll have my usual assortment, plus lots of holiday items, including earrings and ornaments. November 4th, Medford Senior Center Holiday Fair, 10-2pm, 101 Riverside Ave, Medford, MA December 6th, The Artistry of Wine, 6-8pm, Atlas Liquors, Medford, MA

    West Medford Open Studios
    Beads by Beardslee's 2017 Events and Show Schedule! www.BeadsbyBeardslee.com www.Facebook.com/BeadsbyBeardslee New Email! info@BeadsbyBeardslee.com Now that Halloween is over, we've officially...
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