Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The event starts at 7 p.m.
Today is Tuesday, May 21. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Author Dennis Lehane, known for such novels as “Mystic River,” “Gone, Baby, Gone,” and “Shutter Island,” will be at Bestsellers Cafe at 7 p.m. tonight. Read more. 2.) A $1.2 million bond, which would go toward reconstructing or replacing, Medford High School’s swimming pool will go before City Council tonight, according to the agenda. Read more. 3.) Check out Patch’s 2013 Summer Reading List. 4.) Have something to say? Start a blog on Medford Patch. 5.) Today should be mostly cloudy with a high near 66 – however, there is a chance of showers after 11 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Monday, May 20, 2013
The committee's meeting starts at 7 p.m. in City Hall's Council Chambers.
Today is Monday, May 20. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The Medford School Committee will be asked to approve a bond tonight for the Medford High School Pool Project (see attached agenda). The committee’s meeting starts at 7 p.m. tonight in City Hall’s Council Chambers. 2.) Take a sneak peak inside Menotomy Grill & Tavern, a new East Arlington restaurant opening next week. 3.) Job openings in and around Medford. 4.) Check out the Medford Patch Facebook page! 5.) Scattered showers and thunderstorms are likely today, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should hit the low 80s.
Friday, May 17, 2013
There are also two author events at Bestsellers Cafe.
Today is Friday, May 17. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The Medford Public Library Book and Bake Sale will go from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and 2-5 p.m. Sunday. 2.) The Medford Garden Club will also be selling plants at the library’s book and bake sale. 3.) There are two author events at Bestsellers Cafe this weekend. Betty Lim King at 3 p.m. Saturday, and James C. O’Connell at 2 p.m. Sunday. 4.) The Committee to Re-elect John Falco Jr. to Medford School Committee is hosting a campaign kick-off event at 10 a.m. Sunday at Raso’s Grille. Tickets are $30. 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 70, according to the National Weather Service. There is a chance of isolated showers Saturday and Sunday.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The reports will be presented to the School Committee at 7 p.m.
Today is Thursday, May 16. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The School Committee will be presented with pre-budget reports for the technology and science departments at a meeting at 7 p.m. tonight in the Superintendent’s Conference Room at Medford High School. 2.) Medford’s Donald Potts and four other Massport employees allegedly solicited and took bribes from cab drivers at Logan Airport in exchange for letting them cut other taxis in line, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Read more. 3.) In case you missed it, a local sporting goods store is closing Sunday after a half century in the business. 4.) “Like” Medford Patch on Facebook! 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 80, according to the National…
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Lehane will be at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway in Somerville, at 7 p.m. tonight.
Today is Wednesday, May 15. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Bestselling author Dennis Lehane is going to be at the Book Shop, 694 Broadway in Somerville, at 7 p.m. tonight. Read more. 2.) The latest on the Medford woman involved in the human trafficking case. 3.) The Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation’s annual meeting is at 7 p.m. tonight at Winchester Public Library. Read more. 4.) What’s the going rate for a lawn service in Medford? 5.) It’s expected to rain this evening, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should reach the high 60s.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The City Council approved $2.4 million for the pool in 2012.
Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The City Council will receive a status update tonight on the reconstruction of the Medford High School indoor pool. Read more. 2.) Who’s the new face on top of the site? 3.) And what happened to Medford Patch Editor Jake O’Donnell? 4.) Check out the Medford Patch Facebook page! 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 62, according to the National Weather Service.
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Send us a question for "You Ask, Patch Answers."
SONG OF THE DAY: "How Long Have You Known" by DIIV Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Tuesday, Jan. 8: 1. CITY COUNCIL MEETING: The Medford City Council will meet for the first time in 2013 tonight in the Howard F. Alden Memorial Auditorium at Medford City Hall starting at 7 p.m. Check out the agenda here. 2. YOU ASK...PATCH ANSWERS: We're starting up a weekly feature here at Medford Patch called "You Ask, Patch Answers." We are asking for your questions about anything involving Medford and we'll try to get the answer for you each week. You can leave your question here or e-mail email@example.com. 3. POST YOUR EVENTS ON MEDFORD PATCH: Do you have an upcoming event in Medford that you'd like to let …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Take a look at some of our bigger stories from last week.
SONG OF THE DAY: "Stay Useless" by Cloud Nothings Good morning, Medford! Here are five things you need to know today, Monday, Jan. 7: 1. SCHOOL COMMITTEE: The Medford School Committee will meet tonight in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, first at 6:45 p.m. for a caucus, then at 6:55 p.m. for an organizational meeting, then their regular meeting at 7 p.m. The agenda can be viewed here. 2. WEEK IN REVIEW: In case you missed some of the bigger stories around Medford last week, take a look at our weekly recap we posted over the weekend. 3. FOLLOW MEDFORD ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK: Last week, the city of Medford announced they had launched new Twitter andFacebook pages to give residents information on social media. 4. THIS DAY IN HISTORY: On …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
What Medford should know today, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.
Here are five things to know today, Thursday, Jan. 3: 1. [Teeth chattering] Today in Medford will be sunny with a high near 25 and wind chilld values as low as -3. West wind 7 to 9 mph. Tonight, mostly cloudy with a low around 21. West wind 6 to 8 mph. 2. Haitian Club meets. There's a meeting of the Medford High School Haitian Club today after school in C315 at 2:30 p.m. Find out about the club's back to school drive. The Haitian Club is sponsoring a new school in Haiti and we needs students' help. 3. Job search networking group. This weekly Job Search Networking Group meets Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. at Bestsellers Cafe. Join each week in a casual and friendly environment, complete with our delicious food and beverages. Chat with others …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
What Medford should know today, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
Happy New Year! Here are five things to know today, Wednesday, Jan. 2: 1. Sunny and cold. Today in Medford will be mostly sunny with a high near 28, according to the National Weather Service. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph. Tonight, mostly clear, with a low around 10. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph. 2. Schools back in session. Medford Public School students return to the classroom today. 3. SNAP users get matching "Market Bucks" at Medford Winter Farmers Market. The market is open every Thursday in January and February at Hyatt Place in Medford Square. In addition to being open this winter, shoppers who pay with EBT (Electronic Benefits Transfer) card for SNAP can use their card at the Medford Winter Farmers Market. Present your card at the …