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    New Japanese Restaurant Coming to Medford
    A popular ramen restaurant has hinted at opening its doors in Medford, according to Eater Boston. Pikaichi operated in Allston for seven years and recently closed down due to rising rent costs. A photo shared on Facebook seemed to indicate the restaurant took over the Boston Avenue location formerly occupied by Mexican restaurant Emiliano'z, which...
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4 days ago

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    Gov. Baker to Join Medford CVS for Announcement
    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will swing by Medford on Friday to join CVS for its announcement about expanding its Health Medication Disposal Program in Massachusetts. Gov. Baker will join Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, Attorney General Maura Healey and CVS Health Executive Vice President Tom Moriarty at the CVS located at the...
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5 days ago

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    Medford, Somerville Basketball Teams to Play at Tufts
    The Medford High School Mustangs and Somerville High School Highlanders girls and boys basketball teams will continue their rivalry at the 2nd Annual Tufts Classic on Sunday, Jan. 14, at the Cousens Gymnasium on Tufts' Medford/Somerville campus. The girls' game will tip off at 2:30 p.m., and the boys' game will tip off at 4...
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6 days ago

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/01/11/gov-baker-to-join-medford-cvs-for-announcement/

    Gov. Baker to Join Medford CVS for Announcement
    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will swing by Medford on Friday to join CVS for its announcement about expanding its Health Medication Disposal Program in Massachusetts. Gov. Baker will join Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders, Attorney General Maura Healey and CVS Health Executive Vice President Tom Moriarty at the CVS located at the...
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6 days ago

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/01/11/local-restaurant-closes-chamber-to-host-restaurant-week/

    Local Restaurant Closes; Chamber to Host Restaurant Week
    Emiliano'z Mexican Grill Closes On December 29 Emiliano'z Mexican Grill closed its doors after nine years in business on Boston Avenue. "We are so grateful for all of our fans over the years," said a statement posted to Facebook. "We are really proud of what we have accomplished...and hope that we have helped in some...
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Jan 07

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/01/07/long-time-owner-of-popular-ice-cream-shop-passes-away/

    Long-time Owner of Popular Ice Cream Shop Passes Away
    Colleen Hallisey, the long-time owner of Colleen's ice cream shop in Medford Square, passed away January 4 after battling an illness. Colleen's released the following statement on Facebook: "As many of you may have heard, Colleen Hallisey passed away. Colleen had been ill and in the hospital but, never forgot about her customers and those...
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Jan 05

Medford’s snow emergency will be lifted as of...

Medford’s snow emergency will be lifted as of 6 pm Friday, which means the parking ban is no longer in place on city roads.

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Jan 04

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    Medford Firefighters Local 1032
    When shoveling today make sure to keep snow clear from your home's dryer vent and heating exhaust vent, as well as your vehicle's tailpipe. If any of these get obstructed by snow it could cause a...
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Jan 04

The latest weather forecast and important lin...

The latest weather forecast and important links to keep informed: http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/01/04/schools-closed-for-2-straight-days-snow-emergency-in-place/

    Schools Closed for 2 Straight Days; Snow Emergency in Place
    Allison Goldsberry The area's first big snow storm could bring a foot or more of snow on Thursday, according to the latest local forecast from the National Weather Service. The Medford Public Schools are closed Thursday and Friday due to the storm and the bitter cold expected to follow.
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Jan 01

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2018/01/01/january-arts-cultural-events-in-medford/

    January Arts & Cultural Events in Medford
    Happy New Year from CACHE, the Coalition for Arts, Culture and a Healthy Economy in Medford! Thank you to everyone who presented, sponsored, attended, publicized or covered any of the 605 arts and culture events that appeared on the Medford Arts and Cultural Event Calendar in 2017.
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Dec 30

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/29/medford-resident-arlington-teacher-leads-then-loses-jeopardy/

    Medford Resident, Arlington Teacher Leads, then Loses 'Jeopardy!'
    With a slim lead right up to the final round, Arlington High English teacher Justin Bourassa lost in the end at "Jeopardy!"" on Wednesday, Dec. 20. The question about which country's last three queens abdicated in favor of their children -- the Netherlands -- stumped all but the winner, Kate O'Connor of Florence, N.J.
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Dec 29

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/29/ma-gov-us-senator-to-attend-medfords-inauguration/

    MA Gov., US Senator to Attend Medford's Inauguration
    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and US Senator Edward Markey will attend Medford's inaugural ceremony on New Year's Eve. The event is taking place at 10 am at Medford High School's Caron Theater. A light brunch will follow in Bistro 489, the new student-run restaurant that's part of the Culinary Arts program.
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Dec 29

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/29/city-on-a-hill-tv-show-to-film-in-medford/

    'City on a Hill' TV Show to Film in Medford
    Allison Goldsberry A Boston-based crime drama created by no other than hometown heroes Matt Damon and Ben Affleck will soon film some scenes in Medford. "City on a Hill" will debut on Showtime and is a series about the "Boston Miracle," an effort during the 90s to crack down on crime.
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Dec 29

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    WalkMedford Hosting 1st New Year's Day Walk
    WalkMedford is hosting Medford's first ever New Year's Day walk. All are welcome to join in at 10:30 am. Walkers will meet in the Whole Foods parking lot and will stroll along the river at an easy pace for about a half hour. Both Starbucks and Whole Foods will be open at the time in...
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Dec 27

Around the region

...Night Hike at Breakheart Reservation: 4-5:30 p.m., Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center, 177 Forest St., Saugus. Free. For information: 781-233-0834. To register: fellsreservation@state.ma.us. The Friends...

Jenna and Barbara Bush � Sisters First Tour: 7 p.m., Chevalier Theatre, 30 Forest St., Medford. Cost: $49-$100. For information: http://chevaliertheatre.com. Former first daughters Jenna Bush Hager...

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Ezekiel�s Wheels Klezmer Band at The Burren: 7-9 p.m., The Burren, 247 Elm St., Somerville. Cost: $25, in advance; $29, at the door. For information: http://burren.com. International...

...Film at Sanctuary UCC: 6:30-9:30 p.m., Sanctuary United Church of Christ, 458 High St., Medford. Free. For information: http://www.sanctuaryucc.org. Sanctuary United Church of Christ presents its...

...Words and Music: Affordable Housing in Medford�: 8-10 p.m., West Medford Community Center, 111 Arlington St. Free. For information: http://wmcc.us. The West Medford Community Center presents its monthly �Word...

...with Youth and Nature: 3:30-4:40 p.m. every Tuesday, Saugus Public Library, 295 Central St. Join to plant, care for and taste items from the garden. Participants will grow flowers...

...class at 7 p.m. Classes take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Wakefield, 326 Main St. For information: http://dorotheaoregan.com...

�Not Your Father�s Improv�: This improvisation group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays at Unity Somerville, 6 William St. A donation of $5 to the Unity Church per session is required.

    Around the region
    Friday, Dec. 29Full Moon Night Hike at Breakheart Reservation: 4-5:30 p.m., Christopher P. Dunne Visitor Center, 177 Forest St., Saugus. Free. For information: 781-233-0834. To register: fellsreservation@state.ma.us. The Friends of Breakheart and DCR staff will lead a night hike around the paved inner loop, about 2 miles.
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Dec 27

Federal funds issued for MBTA Green Line extension project

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    Federal funds issued for MBTA Green Line extension project
    The Federal Transit Administration today informed the MBTA Green Line Extension Project Team that it has released the first $100 million installment of the total approved $1 billion in federal funding for the 4.7-mile light rail line from Cambridge to Medford, marking another milestone for the project.
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Dec 25

New college for conservative Christians planned in Boston

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    New college for conservative Christians planned in Boston
    In a city full of colleges and in an economy increasingly perilous for small schools, one wealthy businessman is making an unlikely investment. Next fall he will open a college in Boston geared toward conservative Christian students, using an innovative model that incorporates online learning.
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Dec 24

"Jingle Bells" Has a Racist History, According to a Boston University Paper

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    "Jingle Bells" Has a Racist History, According to a Boston University Paper
    One of them, it turns out, is the song "Jingle Bells," according to a . In it, Boston University professor Kyna Hamill traces the history of the song back to minstrel shows, performances in which white people wore After a dispute between Medford, Massachusetts and Savannah, Georgia over where the song originated, Hamill did some research into its history, discovering that it debuted in a minstrel show in Boston's Ordway Hall in 1857.
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Dec 22

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    Police Remind Residents to Lock Cars, Secure Valuables
    Allison Goldsberry 'Tis the season for distracted people and opportunities for thieves. Medford Police are warning residents about a "sharp increase" in car break-ins throughout the city. There have also been reports of cars stolen when owners have left the doors unlocked and the keys inside. Police say most incidents have occurred after midnight....
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Dec 22

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/22/green-line-extension-project-receives-100-million-in-federal-funds/

    Green Line Extension Project Receives $100 Million in Federal Funds
    Allison Goldsberry The years-long effort to extend the Green Line to Medford and Somerville received a much-needed financial boost from the feds. The US Department of Transportation is releasing $100 million in grant funding for the $1 billion project, which extends the Green Line about five miles to Medford and Somerville.
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Dec 21

U.S. DOT to issue $100 million grant MBTA Green Line Extension

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    U.S. DOT to issue $100 million grant MBTA Green Line Extension
    The U.S. Department of Transportation will issue $100 million in grant funding to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority for its Green Line Extension light rail project. The grant represents the first installment of Capital Investment Grants Program funding for the GLX after the Federal Transit Administration signed a Full Funding Grant Agreement with MBTA for the 4.7-mile light rail line from Cambridge to Medford.
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Dec 21

Black Dahlia murder solved? Shocking new details about aspiring...

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    Black Dahlia murder solved? Shocking new details about aspiring...
    When Elizabeth Short showed up in Los Angeles during the 1940s, the small-town girl had big dreams of becoming a movie star. However, she would only achieve fame in death.
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Dec 20

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays to everyone in Medford!

Dec 18

Is Jingle Bells a racist song because it was first performed in blackface?

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    Is Jingle Bells a racist song because it was first performed in blackface?
    An investigation into the origins of Jingle Bells has opened up a racism row She carried out research to discover the origins of the songs to settle an argument between Medford, Massachusetts, and Savannah, Georgia. However, Hamill discovered from an old pamphlet that the first time it was performed was in a minstrel show at Ordway Hall in Washington Street, Boston.
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Dec 18

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Dec 16

Boston University Professor Calls 'Jingle Bells' Racist

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    Boston University Professor Calls 'Jingle Bells' Racist
    This is not the first time someone has attacked a Christmas carol or tradition as being racist. A Boston University professor claims that the carol "Jingle Bells" has a "problematic history."
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Dec 13

5 Things to do this week: Dec. 15-22

1 Santa Claus visit: 3-6 p.m. Dec. 16, Pine Banks Park, 107 Main St., Malden. Santa Claus will take time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole...

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...17.2 Free Christmas Play: 4-6 p.m. Dec. 16, First Baptist Church Stoneham, 457 Main St....

    5 Things to do this week: Dec. 15-22
    1 Santa Claus visit: 3-6 p.m. Dec. 16, Pine Banks Park, 107 Main St., Malden. Santa Claus will take time out of his busy schedule at the North Pole to visit his Malden headquarters at Pine Banks Park.
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Dec 12

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/12/jingle-bells-proud-part-of-medfords-history/

    Jingle Bells: Proud Part of Medford's History?
    Art, Entertainment, and Culture Medford Historical Society volunteer and Boston University professor Kyna Hamill casts doubt on the famous song's ties to Medford and its seemingly wholesome past. Hamill speaks about her research and the song's history in this Boston.com article.
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Dec 12

From our Arlington neighbors: https://www.you...

From our Arlington neighbors: https://www.yourarlington.com/arlington-archives/safety/police/13907-breakins-121217

    Police seek residents' help as house break-ins rise sharply - > YourArlington.com - Your news, your views
    Chief Frederick Ryan and the Arlington Police Department are asking residents to be vigilant -- and for their help -- after officers responded to a recent increase in house break-ins and burglaries. Twenty-nine house break-ins or attempted break-ins have occurred in Arlington since Aug. 31.
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Dec 11

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/06/chevalier-theater-draws-big-political-names/

    Chevalier Theater Draws Big Political Names
    This winter Medford's Chevalier Theater will host a couple prominent political figures. Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush, the thirty-something daughters of former president George W. Bush, are coming to town to promote their new book, Sisters First. The twins will stop by Medford's Chevalier Theater on their book tour on January 5.
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Dec 10

Bus conductor to waiter: 18 Bollywood stars and their jobs before acting

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    Bus conductor to waiter: 18 Bollywood stars and their jobs before acting
    Sunny Leone: No we are not referring to her days as an adult star. Before that bold career move of hers, she actually worked at a German bakery, and later at a tax and retirement firm Ameesha Patel: The 'Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai' actress was good at studies.
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Dec 06

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/11/29/fun-ways-to-get-into-the-holiday-spirit-in-medford/

    Fun Ways to Get into the Holiday Spirit in Medford
    Now that Medford has officially kicked off the holiday season with the annual lighting of City Hall and Holiday Glow event, here are some more ways to celebrate the season locally: Frosty the Snowman Holiday Lighting Friday, December 1 5:30 pm, Hormel Stadium, 90 Locust Street Free hot cocoa and community skating 6-7 pm at...
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Dec 06

Around the region

Reunion of Charlie Kohlhase�s Saxophone Support Group: 8 p.m., Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville. Cost is $15 at the door ��cash only. For information: http://www.thirdlifestudio.com...

Medford Community Coalition Holiday Social and Toy Drive: 6-8 p.m., Real Italian Gusto, 24 High St., Medford. Free. For information: https://medfordcoalition.wixsite.com/community. The Medford Community Coalition will host...

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...p.m. Dec. 8 and 9; 2 p.m. Dec. 10, American Legion Post 210, 44 Taylor St., Saugus. Cost: $15-$20. For ticket and information: 781-816-7019; TCSaugus@gmail.com; http...

...Tomorrow charity rug and Christmas tree sale: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Unity Somerville, 6 William St. Free. For information: http://stopexcision.net. Healthy Tomorrow will sell rugs and Christmas trees. All...

West Medford Annual Christmas Tree Lighting: 2-4 p.m., East Cambridge Savings, 9 Playstead Road, Medford. Free. For information: http://medfordchamberma.com. The West Medford Business Committee of the Medford...

...in the Winds�: 3-5 p.m., Distler Performance Hall in the Granoff Music Center, 20 Talbot Ave., Somerville. Free. For information: http://as.tufts.edu/music. The Tufts Wind Ensemble will explore...

Festival Of Carols: 5 p.m., First Baptist Church of Malden, 493 Main St. For information: 781-324-2745; Fbcmalden@Verizon.net. Continuing a tradition that began in 1943...

RPL Book Group: 7 p.m. Dec. 12, Reading Public Library conference room, 64 Middlesex Ave. Free. All are welcome. For information: 781-944-0840; http://readingpl.org. Copies of the...

    Around the region
    Friday, Dec. 8"A Charlie Brown Christmas": 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 and 9; 2 p.m. Dec. 10, American Legion Post 210, 44 Taylor St., Saugus. Cost: $15-$20. For ticket and information: 781-816-7019; TCSaugus@gmail.com; http://TCSaugus.org.
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Dec 06

5 Things to do this week: Dec. 8-15

5 440 Gypsy Jazz CD release: 7-10 p.m. Dec. 14, Third Life Studio, 33 Union Square, Somerville. A $10 donation will be accepted for the musicians. For information: http://www.thirdlifestudio...

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...8-10:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Linden Tree Coffeehouse at UU Church of Wakefield, 326 Main St. Cost: $10-$20. For information and reservations: 781-246-2836; Lindentree85@comcast.net; http://LindentreeCoffeehouse...

    5 Things to do this week: Dec. 8-15
    1 Melrose High School Marching Band Annual Christmas Tree Sale: 5-9 p.m. Dec. 8; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Dec. 9; 9 a.m.-noon Dec. 10, Melrose High School parking lot, 360 Lynn Fells Parkway. Fresh Christmas trees are delivered directly from Nova Scotia. Wreaths (decorated and plain), kissing balls and treats will be on sale for one weekend only.
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Dec 06

Full-court press

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    Full-court press
    A temporary accommodation in search of a promised permanent solution. That's the situation in which the Middlesex House of Correction in Billerica finds itself.
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Dec 04

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/03/medford-seeking-cpa-funding-requests/

    Medford Seeking CPA Funding Requests
    Allison Goldsberry The first round of applications for Medford's Community Preservation Fund is now open, according to an announcement from the city. Voters approved the Community Preservation Act in 2015, which raises funds for open space protection, historic preservation, affordable housing and outdoor recreation purposes through a 1.5% assessment on local property taxes.
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Dec 03

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http://www.medfordtop10.com/2017/12/03/police-arrest-suspect-possibly-linked-to-house-breaks-in-6-communities/

    Police Arrest Suspect Possibly Linked to House Breaks in 6 Communities
    Allison Goldsberry Police in six communities nabbed a Taunton man they believe is allegedly connected to house breaks in the area. Brandon Seeley, 29, was arrested on December 1 on an outstanding warrant issued by Medford Police after they collected evidence that linked him to a house break in Medford.
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Dec 02

Bird sightings

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    Bird sightings
    The most interesting highlights last week featured greater white-fronted geese in Ipswich and at Devine Golf Course in Mattapan and Franklin Field in Dorchester; the continued presence of a rufous hummingbird in Hingham; an ash-throated flycatcher at Drumlin Farm in Lincoln; a Hammond's flycatcher at the field behind the Eliot Pearson Children's School at Tufts University in Medford; a Bell's vireo at the Shipyard Farm Conservation Area in Fairhaven; and the continued presence of a black-throated gray warbler at Lakeside Cemetery in Wakefield.
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