Mayor Burke & Chamber Host, The Jungle Book, Outdoor Movie Night!

(Info provided by the Mayor’s Office) Mayor Stephanie M. Burke, in partnership with the Medford Chamber of Commerce, invites all ages to attend a free outdoor movie at the Condon Shell on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at 8:00 pm. The feature film will be Disney’s new live-action “The Jungle Book”. The Condon Shell is located…

DA Marian Ryan Speaks To Summer Camp Students About Summer Safety

           Yesterday, Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan visited the Summer Fun Camp Program at Medford High School and spoke about the importance of summer safety.  She was introduced to the students by Mayor Stephanie Burke.  Ryan discussed the importance of Summer Safety and broke it down into (5) main categories:  Water,…

MFN Final Summer Family Concert!

The Medford Family Network is hosting the final summer family concert of the season on Tuesday/August 15th at the Condon Shell.  From 5-6 PM – There will be activities with Knucklebones and the concert will begin at 6 PM featuring Alastair Moock.  Pizza and beverages will be available for purchase from Lisa’s Pizzeria.  Parking is…

Today Is National Smores Day!

(From Chiff.com) August 10, 2017- Happy National Smores Day! Who started National Smores Day? No one knows for sure, except that it’s smack in the middle of the summer vacation and camping season and so….why not? This year, National Smores Day is observed Thursday August 10, 2017 — with a reason to start out the weekend…

Columbus 2nd Graders Perform Songs About Math

In June, at the Columbus School, Natalie O’Connell’s 2nd grade class performed their math songs.  Ms. O’Connell is assisted in the classroom by Shannon Handler, whose husband shot the video.  Kudos to Ms. O’Connell for combining music and math!  The video is below… https://vimeo.com/228577891

School Begins Soon, As Does Adult Education At The Medford Tech Institute…Sign Up Now!

The Medford Technical Institute located at the Medford Technical High School will begin Adult Education classes on September 12, 2017.  Classes offered include:  Electrical I, Electrical II, Electrical III, Electrical IV and a Cosmetology Licensing Course.  Please click on the link below for more information.  Sign up now!  https://www.medfordpublicschools.org/wp-content/plugins/pdfjs-viewer-shortcode/pdfjs/web/viewer.php?file=https://www.medfordpublicschools.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Adult-Evening-17.pdf&download=true&print=true&openfile=false      

On This Date, In 1974, President Nixon Resigns

(From history.com) In an evening televised address, President Richard M. Nixon announces his intention to become the first president in American history to resign. With impeachment proceedings underway against him for his involvement in the Watergate affair, Nixon was finally bowing to pressure from the public and Congress to leave the White House. “By taking this action,” he said in…

Focus On: The Center For Citizenship & Social Responsibility

On July 29, CCSR members Sophie Liu and Shubhecchha Dhaurali participated in Medford’s Civic Association Day. Medford High School’s Center for Citizenship and Social Responsibility (CCSR) is a growing club that provides instructional resources, activities, coordination, and training to support its mission of developing responsible global citizens who will be positive contributors to society. The…

On This Date, August 7, 1782, General Washington Creates Purple Heart

(From History.com) On this day in 1782, in Newburgh, New York, General George Washington, the commander in chief of the Continental Army, creates the “Badge for Military Merit,” a decoration consisting of a purple, heart-shaped piece of silk, edged with a narrow binding of silver, with the word Merit stitched across the face in silver….