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  1. Green Line Extension Public Meeting in Medford Dec. 14thRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Wednesday, December 14, 2016, from 6:30 to 8:30 PM, at Medford City Hall, Council Chambers, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA 02155. There will be a sign-in sheet at the reception desk for those wishing to make public comment.

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  2. Complete History of the Medford/Malden Thanksgiving Football RivalryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Inside Medford

    This record was prepared by former Malden Evening News Sports Editor Paul Leahy Through 1991 and by Malden Evening News/Medford Daily Mercury editor Steve Freker from 1992 through 2015 They've played 128 times before in a series that began in 1889. The series turns 127 years old this week and this is the seventh game of the 2010 decade.

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  3. David Axelrod, Top Political Strategists to visit Tufts Nov. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University is hosting a series of Civic Life Lunches featuring experts in politics, media and the public sector, including David Axelrod, campaign strategist and former presidential advisor for President Barack Obama; David Simas, director of the White House Office of Political Strategy and Outreach; and Nicolle Wallace, President George W. Bush's 2004 campaign communications chief. These free lunches provide valuable opportunities to learn from experienced practitioners about their fields and to discuss this year's contentious election season - and what comes next.

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  4. New Manager Named for Green Line Extension ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The MBTA has hired a new manager for the Green Line extension project, according to a recent report in The Boston Globe. John Dalton, a former manager at the Chicago Transit Authority, will sign a five year contract as an independent contractor.

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  5. Mustang Football Team Advances to PlayoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The Mustang football team has qualified for the playoffs for the first time since the team began competing under the new system in 2013. The new playoff system, launched in 2013, basically lets more than one team from a league advance to the playoffs based upon teams' performances and the strength of their schedules.

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  6. MBTA Seeking 'Letters of Interest' from Potential Service ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The MBTA is seeking letters of interest from firms that may be interested in providing services for the next phase of the Green Line Extension project, according to a recent newsletter from the state Department of Transportation . "This step initiates the process for engaging potential bidders in the design and construction industry in the next phase of the projectand anticipates inviting firms capable of leading Design Build teams to accomplish the work," said MassDOT.

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  7. David Gregory to Moderate Politics and the Media Panel at Tufts Oct. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | Inside Medford

    David Gregory, former host of Meet the Press and longtime journalist who has covered multiple presidential campaigns, will moderate a panel discussion of leading political reporters on this year's presidential race. The event is part of Gregory's semester-long professor of the practice appointment at the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University.

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  8. Police Seeking Public Assistance in Medford Hit-and-RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The Middlesex District Attorney's Office and Massachusetts State Police are asking for the public's help with identifying the driver of a motor vehicle that fatally struck a pedestrian in Medford on Sunday, September 25. The accident happened just after 4:00 AM at Wellington Circle. Alberto Flores, 41, of Somerville, was struck and killed by a car that fled the scene.

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  9. Thousands Enjoy Tufts' Annual Community DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Over 2,000 people came out last weekend to enjoy Tufts University's fourteenth annual community day.

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  10. 'Convert to Condo' Workshop October 18thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Condo sales in Medford are up nearly 40% since 2010 and almost 20% since 2014. With even more first-time buyers being priced out of surrounding towns such as Cambridge, Somerville and Arlington, prospective homeowners are looking to Medford for affordable homeownership options.

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  11. Wynn Boston Harbor Solicits $1 Billion in BidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Wynn Resorts has announced that Suffolk Construction Company, general contractor for Wynn Boston Harbor resort, is soliciting more than $1 billion in subcontracted services and supplies needed to build the 5-star destination resort. The bid package is among the highest ever issued for any private, union-built, single-phase development in the history of Massachusetts.

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  12. Local NAACP Branch Supports Black Lives Matter Banner in SomervilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Today in a letter addressed to Somerville Police Employee's Association the Mystic Valley Area Branch of NAACP responded to the Police Union's request that Mayor Curtatone of Somerville remove a Black Lives Matter banner from City Hall. The letter signed by several members of the branch's Executive Committee states it felt compelled to respond publicly to misunderstanding, mischaracterization and misinformation about the nature and intent of the Black Lives Matter movement, which they support.

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  13. City Makes Changes to 'Main Drags' Weekly Street Sweeping ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Mayor Stephanie M. Burke and the Department of Public Works are thrilled to announce changes to the weekly street sweeping schedule for the "main drags" in the City of Medford. Beginning on Monday, August 1, 2016 all "main drags" will be swept twice a week after midnight, with sweeping on either the odd or even side of the road.

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  14. Rep. Barber, House Colleagues Vote Unanimously to Pass Equal Pay BillRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2016 | Inside Medford

    State Representative Christine Barber of Somerville and Medford proudly joined her colleagues in the House of Representatives to unanimously pass legislation that updates the Commonwealth's statute requiring equal pay for comparable work for the first time since 1945. A much needed update, this legislation helps to address some of the more entrenched policies that keep the wage gap stagnant, even as women's educational and skill levels in recent decades match those of men.

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  15. Medford's Tenoch Lands on 'Best of Boston' ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | Inside Medford

    "These authentic Veracruz counter-service spots in Boston, Medford, and now Somerville are cheerful and bold, with huge menus: Don't miss the achiote-and-pineapple tacos and the salted-beef-and-cactus antojitos. Once you've doubled your daily caloric intake, take home a few homemade tamales to tide you over until your next visit.

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  16. Green Line Project Management Team Updates State on ProgressRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The Green Line Extension Interim Project Management Team provided a project update at a recent joint meeting of the MassDOT Board of Directors and the MBTA Fiscal & Management Control Board. The interim project management team is moving forward with a scaled back and less expensive plan to bring the Green Line to Medford and Somerville.

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  17. School of the Museum of Fine Arts Officially Part of TuftsRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, officially becomes part of Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences on Friday, July 1, 2016. Now named the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University, or SMFA at Tufts, the school is extraordinary in being both part of a major research university and affiliated with a world-class museum.

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  18. Tufts Professor Works with Medford, Somerville Students on Cafeteria ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Inside Medford

    A Tufts University chemistry project that used new, environmentally friendly technology to reduce the troublesome build-up of fat, oil and grease in the plumbing of Somerville and Medford's high school cafeterias taught high school students about scientific research in the process. FOG, a common problem in institutional kitchens and restaurants, can result in clogged pipes and grease traps, costly clean-outs and repairs and blocked municipal sewer systems.

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  19. 6 Medford Residents Part of Local Hockey Team for Bay State GamesRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Inside Medford

    Medford residents Bridget Flaherty, Maggie Flaherty, Ashley Morris, Patricia MacLean, Alexandra Keane, and Abigail Knight will be skating this summer in the upcoming Bay State Games for the Metro girls hockey team. This past winter Maggie Flaherty played hockey at St. Mary's of Lynn, Ashley Morris and Patricia MacLean skated with Medford High and Bridget Flaherty, Alexandra Keane and Abigail Knight helped lead Arlington Catholic to the MIAA division one state final.

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  20. Sen. Jehlen Supports Bill Strengthening Economic Security for Older AdultsRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Inside Medford

    The Massachusetts Senate passed S. 1494, An Act increasing the property tax deferral for seniors, sponsored by Senator Patricia D. Jehlen . This legislation would offer property tax relief to homeowners age 65 or older across the Commonwealth by proposing to increase the local option cap on income to $80,000.

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