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...classes meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St. Tuesday and Wednesday evening and Saturday morning classes meet at Judy’s home studio. A...

...Yoga class meets on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at Sanctuary, 458 High St. With more than 30 years of teaching experience, Scribner-Moore offers a unique blend of...

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...First time home buyers workshop: 6-9 p.m. May 17 and 22, Edgerly Hall, 121 Riverside Ave. For information: http://www.medfordcommunityhousing.org/home.html. CostL $65 per household. Learn all the...

...Club annual spring plant sale: 9 a.m.-noon, May 19, Medford Library parking lot, 111 High St. Looking for some new plants for your garden? Here is your opportunity to choose some...

Card show: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 20, Memorial Hall, 590 Main St., Melrose. Donation: $3. For information: email arthurbennett@comcast.net; http://ludix.com/bspcc/show.html...

...Family and Slavery”: 7:30-9 p.m. May 23, Royall House and Slave Quarters, 15 George St., Medford. For information: Director@royallhouse.org, www.royallhouse.org. Cost: General admission $10. Author and...

...m. to noon on the first Wednesday of each month at the Medford Senior Center, 101 Riverside Ave. Persons and their families living with memory changes are provided with information, support, activities and...

Overeaters Anonymous: 8-9 a.m. and 10-11 a.m. Sundays, 7-8 p.m. Fridays and 9-10 a.m. Saturdays, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 170 Governors Ave., Medford. Overeaters Anonymous is a 12-step support program for those with eating disorders. For information: 781-641-2303.

Bay Skate Skating School classes: Bay Skate Skating School will hold recreational, figure and hockey skating classes for children ages 4 1/2 to 18 at 1 p.m. Sundays at the LoConte Rink, 97 Locust St., Medford. For information: 781-890-8480; http://bayskateskatingschool.com.

...Support Network drop-in nights: 6-9 p.m. Fridays, Arlington Center for the Arts, 41 Foster St. The Mystic LGBTQ Youth Support Network offers drop-in nights for ages 12 and older...

Medford City Council weekly meeting schedule: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive. For information: http://medfordma.org.

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    CHAPA Certified First time home buyers workshop: 6-9 p.m. May 17 and 22, Edgerly Hall, 121 Riverside Ave. For information: http://www.medfordcommunityhousing.org/home.html. CostL $65 per household. Learn all the steps to purchasing your new home. You'll receive the required certification, learn about special loan programs and grant opportunities, and lottery units for home ownership.
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May 16

Yard Sale Updates: Just a quick note to remin...

Yard Sale Updates: Just a quick note to remind folks that this Saturday (May 19), the Gentle Dragons Pre-School will be holding their Yard Sale/Fund Raiser right here, at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St. West Medford MA. from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Also, our friends at the West Medford Baptist Church have postponed their Yard Sale, also scheduled for Saturday.

    West Medford Community Center
    Yard Sale Updates: Just a quick note to remind folks that this Saturday (May 19), the Gentle Dragons Pre-School will be holding their Yard Sale/Fund Raiser right here, at the West Medford Community...
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May 16

Just a quick reminder: The MARV bus will be ...

Just a quick reminder: The MARV bus will be here at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington St. in Beautiful West Medford MA) this evening from 7:00 - 8:30 PM for a lovely community art project. This is open to anyone of any age.

    West Medford Community Center
    Just a quick reminder: The MARV bus will be here at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington St. in Beautiful West Medford MA) this evening from 7:00 - 8:30 PM for a lovely community art...
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May 15

Medford Police logs, May 8 – 14

9:59 p.m.; High Street and Playstead Road – A motor vehicle accident was reported.

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6:42 p.m.; Main Street and South Street – An individual was referred to treatment following a pedestrian accident.

    Medford Police logs, May 8 - 14
    The following is a selection from the Medford Police logs, May 8 - 14.May 86:42 p.m.; Main Street and South Street - An individual was referred to treatment following a pedestrian accident.7:21 p.m.; Winthrop Street - A suspicious incident was reported at Medford High School.May 97:22 a.m.; Joseph Street - A hit and run was reported.11:00 a.m.; Fulton Street - A hit and run was reported.1:43 p.m.; Governors Avenue - Harassment was reported.2:28 p.m.;
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May 14

Just a quick reminder: We have the "MARV" bu...

Just a quick reminder: We have the "MARV" bus here at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington St. Medford MA) this Wednesday (May 16) from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM as part of their "Trash 2 Treasure Tour." Folks of all ages are invited and welcome to come in and "Feel the Art."

    West Medford Community Center
    Just a quick reminder: We have the "MARV" bus here at the West Medford Community Center (111 Arlington St. Medford MA) this Wednesday (May 16) from 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM as part of their "Trash 2...
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May 11

Our friends at the West Medford Baptist Churc...

Our friends at the West Medford Baptist Church are holding a Yard Sale NEXT Saturday (May 19) at the Church (59 Boston Ave, West Medford.) Tables are still available for anyone wanting to sell. You can contact: Rachel Tanner - 781-483-3109 or Edna Gavin - 781-935-5356.

    West Medford Community Center
    Our friends at the West Medford Baptist Church are holding a Yard Sale NEXT Saturday (May 19) at the Church (59 Boston Ave, West Medford.) Tables are still available for anyone wanting to sell. You...
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May 10

West Medford Lot Closure

Playstead Road: 9am – 9pm (Stretch of road opposite 57 Playstead Road to 93 Playstead Road)

Playstead Road: 9am – 9pm (Stretch of road opposite 57 Playstead Road to 93 Playstead Road)

    West Medford Lot Closure
    High Street: The stretch of road between Allston St. and Brooks St. is already marked for vehicles with a business parking permit, and the opposite side of the street will also be opened for this purpose
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May 05

West Medford Community Center added 2 new pho...

We got the food, we have the coffee, we have the guests, all we need is you!!! Annual Community Breakfast, 10:00 - 12:00 today at 111 Arlington St. in, beautiful West Medford MA!!!

    West Medford Community Center
    West Medford Community Center added a new photo.
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Apr 28

West Medford Open Studios was live.

Earl Howard doing a pottery demo now at 77 Monument St.

    West Medford Open Studios
    Earl Howard doing a pottery demo now at 77 Monument St.
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Apr 26

Please join us, on Friday, May 6 (next week) ...

Please join us, on Friday, May 6 (next week) from 8:00 - 10:00 right here at 111 Arlington St. in beautiful West Medford MA for this month's "First Friday Words and Music Event. The Word's component will be on the issue of "Affordable Housing in Medford. There is probably no topic of greater interest to the overall Medford Community than that of “Affordable Housing,” We will be hosting a facilitated discussion with representatives from both Medford Community Housing and the Medford Community Preservation Act Committee, the Medford Conversations Group, to explore the value to the community of having an affordable housing stock, the current state of the City in this regard, and the possible solutions for addressing this concern. The Music will be by "The Peter Cicco Group" performing original jazz, funk and fusion with Latin jazz influences as well as soul by artists like Marvin Gaye and Al Green. The group features Peter Cicco - guitar and vocals - Peter has been a busy professional musician in the Boston area for over three decades performing all styles of music. ...Jim Repa - sax - Jim, as well as being on the staff at MIT as a computer engineer, has had a busy professional musical career. ...Dan Fox - bass - Arlington resident Dan Fox is a multi instrumentalist and has toured the world with a number of acclaimed acts. Santiago Hernandez- drums - Born in Cuba, Santiago is an expert in Latin rhythms and experienced in jazz as well.

    West Medford Community Center
    Please join us, on Friday, May 6 (next week) from 8:00 - 10:00 right here at 111 Arlington St. in beautiful West Medford MA for this month's "First Friday Words and Music Event. The Word's component...
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Apr 22

West Medford Community Center is at West Medf...

Mr Oscar Greene, sharing his West Medford memories. Proud to be hosting.

    West Medford Community Center
    Mr Oscar Greene, sharing his West Medford memories. Proud to be hosting.
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Apr 20

Busy Weekend at the West Medford Community Ce...

Busy Weekend at the West Medford Community Center. Saturday (April 21) at 2:00 PM, the Tufts Beelzebubs A Capella Choir ($15.00 at the door, $10.00 Senior Discount). Sunday (April 22) also at 2:00 PM, "West Medford Memories" with Oscar Greene. It all happens right here at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St. in Beautiful West Medford MA.


Apr 13

Streetlight Pilot Survey Available by cityadm...

Streetlight Pilot Survey Available by cityadmin The City of Medford is in the process of upgrading all 4,500 cobrahead City owned streetlights to LED. The upgrade will save money, reduce our environmental impact by reducing energy usage, and cut maintenance costs. The City has received grants from the DOER and MAPC to help offset the costs of the upgrade, and will receive incentives from National Grid as well. In upgrading, we want the community’s input so that we select the proper lighting. Sample lights have been installed in West Medford on High Street, Playstead Road, Warren Street and Irving Street. Please provide your feedback on the lights, their intensities, color temperatures, and styles. Please take a few minutes to look at the lights, after dark, and fill out the survey here: http://bit.ly/MedfordLights (there is a map to show you where the sample LED lights are installed) Questions can be directed to Alicia Hunt, Director of Energy & Environment, 781-393-2137, ahunt@medford-ma.gov.

    City of Medford Street Lights Survey
    The City of Medford will be converting all city-owned streetlights to LED lights. This conversion will reduce our energy and maintenance costs. Additionally, it will provide consistent lighting throughout town. As members of the community, we are seeking your input. A map has been provided which identifies 18 LED fixtures from three manufacturers.
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Apr 13

Still time to reserve your tickets for this l...

Still time to reserve your tickets for this live concert by the Tuft's Beelzebubs A' Cappella Choir right here at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington Street next Saturday (April 21) at 2:00 PM. You can reserve by e-mailing westmedfordcommunitycenter@gmail.com, calling the Center at 781-483-3042, or DMing this post. Going to be a swinging good time!!!


Apr 13

Medford Streetlight Pilot Survey Available

The City of Medford is in the process of upgrading all 4,500 cobrahead City owned streetlights to LED. The upgrade will save money, reduce our environmental impact by reducing energy usage, and cut maintenance costs. The City has received grants from the DOER and MAPC to help offset the costs of the upgrade, and will receive incentives from National Grid as well.

In upgrading, we want the community’s input so that we select the proper lighting. Sample lights have been...

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The City of Medford is in the process of upgrading all 4,500 cobrahead City owned streetlights to LED. The upgrade will save money, reduce our environmental impact by reducing energy usage, and cut maintenance costs. The City has received grants from the DOER and MAPC to help offset the costs of the upgrade, and will receive incentives from National Grid as well.

In upgrading, we want the community’s input so that we select the proper lighting. Sample lights have been installed in West Medford on High Street, Playstead Road, Warren Street and Irving Street. Please provide your feedback on the lights, their intensities, color temperatures, and styles.

Please take a few minutes to look at the lights, after dark, and fill out the survey here: http://bit.ly/MedfordLights (there is a map to show you where the sample LED lights are installed)

Questions can be directed to Alicia Hunt, Director of Energy & Environment, 781-393-2137, ahunt@medford-ma.gov.

    City of Medford Street Lights Survey
    The City of Medford will be converting all city-owned streetlights to LED lights. This conversion will reduce our energy and maintenance costs. Additionally, it will provide consistent lighting throughout town. As members of the community, we are seeking your input. A map has been provided which identifies 18 LED fixtures from three manufacturers.
    http://docs.google.com

Apr 12

Streetlight Pilot Survey Available The City ...

Streetlight Pilot Survey Available The City of Medford is in the process of upgrading all 4,500 cobrahead City owned streetlights to LED. The upgrade will save money, reduce our environmental impact by reducing energy usage, and cut maintenance costs. The City has received grants from the DOER and MAPC to help offset the costs of the upgrade, and will receive incentives from National Grid as well. In upgrading, we want the community’s input so that we select the proper lighting. Sample lights have been installed in West Medford on High Street, Playstead Road, Warren Street and Irving Street. Please provide your feedback on the lights, their intensities, color temperatures, and styles. Please take a few minutes to look at the lights, after dark, and fill out the survey here: http://bit.ly/MedfordLights (there is a map to show you where the sample LED lights are installed) Questions can be directed to Alicia Hunt, Director of Energy & Environment, 781-393-2137, ahunt@medford-ma.gov.

    City of Medford Street Lights Survey
    The City of Medford will be converting all city-owned streetlights to LED lights. This conversion will reduce our energy and maintenance costs. Additionally, it will provide consistent lighting throughout town. As members of the community, we are seeking your input. A map has been provided which identifies 18 LED fixtures from three manufacturers.
    http://docs.google.com

Apr 12

Medford looks to change zoning as housing demand increases

Project location: 7 Canal St.

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Project Address: 179-185 Park St.

Project Address: 16-22 High St.

Project address: 3780 Mystic Valley Parkway

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

Project address: 1 Saint Clare Road

Project address: 1 Cabot Road, Lot #1

Project address: 320 Middlesex Avenue

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.

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

    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 06

We gearing up for a very special “First Frid...

We gearing up for a very special “First Friday Words and Music.” There is still time for you to head down to 111 Arlington St. in Beautiful West Medford MA for an evening of Poetry, Music and Meaning. If for some reason, you are unable to head into the Community Center in person, you can always watch us remotely on: Medford Comcast Channel “3”, Medford Verizon Channel “47”, Or on the inter-webs at http://medfordtv.org/

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    Classes will be held every Friday, for eight weeks in a row (with the exception of Friday, February 23) and run from 3:30 - 5:00pm. In this class, students will bring creativity to life in a fun, collaborative and exciting environment. They will learn skills in scriptwriting, storyboard sketching, improvisation and camera skills.
    http://medfordtv.org

Apr 04

Just a quick reminder: Medford Police Public...

Just a quick reminder: Medford Police Public Forum, this evening starting at 7:00 PM, right here at the West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St. in beautiful West Medford Mass.


Apr 03

Reminder – Police Community Meeting April 4th

The next Police Community Meeting will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, April 4th at 7PM at the West Medford Community Center located at 111 Arlington St. All are welcome to attend. Thank-you

    Reminder - Police Community Meeting April 4th
    The next Police Community Meeting will be held tomorrow, Wednesday, April 4th at 7PM at the West Medford Community Center located at 111 Arlington St. All are welcome to attend. Thank-you
    http://medfordpolice.com

Mar 30

#barrycalled The next Police Community Meeti...

#barrycalled The next Police Community Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 7PM at the West Medford Community Center located at 111 Arlington St. All are welcome to attend. Thank-you

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Mar 30

April Police Community Meeting

The next Police Community Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 7PM at the West Medford Community Center located at 111 Arlington St. All are welcome to attend. Thank-you

    April Police Community Meeting
    The next Police Community Meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 7PM at the West Medford Community Center located at 111 Arlington St. All are welcome to attend. Thank-you
    http://medfordpolice.com

Mar 29

When you’re making plans for next week, don’t...

When you’re making plans for next week, don’t forget about the WMCC First Friday Words and Music event, scheduled for next Friday (April 6 @ starting at 8:00 PM, right here at 111 Arlington Street, in beautiful West Medford MA.) We have a wealth of talent coming in to celebrate the importance of Poetry and the poets who create this art. Our lineup includes: Poets Terry E. Carter, Antonia Collins, Pharess, Yvonne Readdy, Gary Roberts, Richard Lawrence providing musical accompaniment, and Volcalista, Veronique-Anne Epiter. This event is made possible through the generosity of Pampian Law Office and a grant from the Medford Arts Council. Please feel free to share this post with friends and neighbors.


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