We're compiling a list of Medford stores and restaurants that will be open during the holidays. Let us know your establishment's hours by this Friday, Dec. 14.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Here is some information to get you through Wednesday, Nov. 28.
Weather: It's going to be mostly cloudy today with a high near 41 degrees and a low of 28, according to the National Weather Service. Arrests: The Medford Police Log has 10 arrests for the beginning of the week including charges of assault and battery, intimidating a witness and possession to distribute cocaine. Holiday Lighting Ceremony: Medford's Annual Holiday Celebration will be today from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. There will be the lighting of the Hanukkah Menorah, the Christmas Tree and the Kwanza Kinara. There will be lots of kids activities including a visit from Santa, pony rides and a moonwalk. Check the attached PDF for more information. Christmas Contest: If you think you've got the best looking Christmas lights in …
Sunday, November 25, 2012
How much is too much to spend on children and teens? We want to hear your thoughts, Medford!
As the holiday shopping season goes into full swing, some people are maxing out their credit cards to pay for presents and others are setting budgets and sticking with them. Scour just about any Facebook stream or stop in a local coffee shop and chances are you’ll hear parents debating the merits of setting spending limits. Or, you'll hear them lamenting about just how much they've already spent. The ideas for a perfect limit do seem to vary rather greatly. Some parents say $100 per child is more than enough. Others tend to lean toward much more generous figures. After all, there’s nothing like seeing a child’s eyes light up as they unwrap gift after gift. And that’s what we want to hear from you about, Medford! Do you set spending …
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Tips for getting the presents they want without having to hoof it from Medford to the North Pole.
Santa’s awesome, but he doesn’t always deliver the hottest toys of the season on demand to Brookline, no matter how nicely we ask. If the kids – or wannabe kids – in your life happen to have their hearts set on presents that are hard to come by, it can be torturous running from store to store only to find what they really want just isn’t available. Whether your little girl has her sights on the latest Lalaloopsy, your son wants a Hot Wheels R/C Terrain Twister or that “big baby” in your life is yearning for a copy of Halo 4, here are some ideas on how to track down what’s in demand without putting miles and miles on your vehicle in the process: Tips for Shopping in Town If you hate ordering online and love the gratification of being able…
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Find out what’s in before you head out to take advantage of Black Friday savings.
Making sure to put just the right presents under the tree for kids can be a trick even for Santa. If you’re hoping to find out what’s hot before you head out to shop on Black Friday or Small Business Saturday, we’ve put together a few suggestions. Retailers themselves are generally the best judges of what’s in. Here are what some of the biggest toy retailers in the Medford area and beyond are saying: Toys ‘R’ Us This retailer has a Top 15 list of toys for boys and girls. Some of its suggestions include: To see the full list, visit Toys ‘R’ Us online. Target This store agrees with Toys ‘R’ Us on a few counts, but has its own suggestions, as well. They include: To see the full list of suggestions, visit Target online. Walmart This retailer…
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Customers can drop off new unwrapped toys at the Medford Hair Cuttery starting Monday, Nov. 19.
Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, will partner with Toys for Tots this holiday season to serve as a drop site for children’s toys. From Nov. 19 through Dec. 18, customers can drop off new unwrapped toys kept in their original packaging to any local Hair Cuttery salon, including the salon in Medford. “We are extremely proud to partner with Toys for Tots to provide gifts for children in need over the holiday season,” says Dennis Ratner, Founder and CEO of Hair Cuttery. “This relationship gives our stylists and customers the opportunity to make a difference in their local communities during this time of year when everyone deserves something special.” The Marine Toys for Tots Foundation …