Saturday, May 25, 2013
Incidents and arrests in Medford from Tuesday to Thursday, May 21-23.
The following information comes from the Medford Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Thiago DaSilva, 33, of 21 Belmont St., Everett, was arrested at about 10:51 p.m. Thursday, May 23, on a warrant for conspiracy. Juan Almonte, 31, of 142 Broadsounds Ave., Revere, was arrested at about 10:10 p.m. Thursday, May 23, on a warrant for solicit to commit a felony, conspiracy and witness intimidation. Whales DaSilva, 31, of 46 Lyman Ave., Medford, was arrested at about 6:18 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, and charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. He also had a warrant out for the same offense, according to police. Notable Incidents from Tuesday to Thursday, May 21-23 Thursday, May 23 7:02 p.m., …
From Memorial Day parades to holiday fender benders, this live map shows delays and diversions on Boston area roads right now.
Friday, May 24, 2013
The state's secretary of transportation is committed to the full project, even with uncertainty about federal funding, according to Boston.com.
If the Green Line Extension doesn't receive federal funding, other transportation projects in the state might take "a back seat" in order to fund the light rail project to Medford, according to Boston.com. The news website said Richard Davey, the Massachusetts secretary of transportation, is committed to funding the entire Green Line Extension project. The state is working on an application to seek $557 million in federal funds to complete the project, but if that money doesn't come through, "That probably means some other project doesn't get done, or gets pushed off," Davey said, according to Boston.com. Boston.com said the state plans to submit an official application for funding to the Federal Transit Administration's New Starts program…
Honor those who served Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery.
Today is Friday, May 24. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Mayor Michael J. McGlynn, members of city government and the Office of Veteran’s Services have invited the public to attend the city’s annual Memorial Day Veterans Ceremony. The ceremony is at 10 a.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery, Playstead Road. 2.) Showers and thunderstorms are possible today and Saturday and just showers Sunday morning as well, according to the National Weather Service. However, Monday is expected to be mostly sunny with a high near 64. 3.) See our latest police log. 4.) New homes for sale in Medford this week. 5.) The Medford High girls’ lacrosse team is dancing.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Incidents and arrests in Medford from Wednesday, May 15, to Monday, May 20.
The following information comes from the Medford Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Recent Arrests in Medford Ryan Sheehan, 18, of 67 Albion St., Medford, was arrested at about 12:11 a.m. Saturday, May 18, on Albion Street and charged with assault and battery on someone 60+/disabled with injury. Carlo Pascucci, 30, 195 Lexington St., East Boston, was arrested at about 5:17 p.m. Friday, May 17, on Riverside Avenue and charged with possession of a Class B drug with intent to distribute, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, failure to stop/yield and speeding. Kathryn Fruchtman, 32, of 92 Fellsway West, Medford, was arrested at about 12:20 a.m. Friday, May 17, on Sheridan Avenue and charged …
Drop by Bestsellers Cafe this morning.
Today is Thursday, May 23. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Looking for a new job? Join the Job Search Networking Group at Bestsellers Cafe. It meets at 10 a.m. today. 2.) Check out the Medford Summer Recreation Guide. 3.) Incidents and arrests in Medford, May 15-20. 4.) Get all the latest local news on your Facebook newsfeed, “Like” Medford Patch on Facebook. 5.) There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms today with a high near 75, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A sample of recent home sales in Medford.
Realtors: Add your photos of recently sold homes to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Medford Patch account (or sign into Medford Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above the photo gallery and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption. [Editor's note: Information and photos from the New England Moves website were used in this report.]
An off-duty police officer intervened and most likely saved the alleged victim from injury, according to police.
A Medford man allegedly threatened another driver with a knife during a road rage incident Monday afternoon in Malden. Derek M. Mozuch, 24, of 68 Fells Ave., was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon, reckless operation of a motor vehicle, speeding, a marked lanes violation and threatening to commit a crime. Off-duty Malden Police Officer Rob Selfridge saw Mozuch chasing another motorist with a knife at about 12:45 p.m. Monday near the intersection of Highland Avenue and Charles Street, according to Malden Police Lt. Det. Marc Gatcomb. After Selfridge identified himself as a police officer, Mozuch got into his vehicle and fled the scene, Gatcomb said. He was arrested later Monday in Woburn. "By quickly intervening and …
The fund will provide scholarships to Medford students.
A scholarship fund has been created in memory of Krystle Campbell, the 29-year-old Medford native and Arlington resident who was one of three people killed in the bombings at the Boston Marathon. The Krystle M. Campbell Scholarship Fund will provide scholarships to Medford students, according to a city release. On Saturday, June 1, the Medford Police Department will play the Beverly Police Department in a hockey game to benefit the fund at O’Keefe Rink in Peabody. After the game, the fundraiser will continue at Spotlight Tavern in Beverly. Tickets can be purchased for $20 in advance (children free) and will include entrance to both the game and tavern. The tavern portion of the event, which is 21+, will feature live bands, raffles and more…
Come by and meet the candidates.
Today is Wednesday, May 22. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Public interviews for the new director of Medford Vocational Technical High School will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Medford High School’s Library Resource Center. 2.) The City Council held off on making a decision Tuesday on the additional $1.2 million bond for the Medford High School swimming pool project. 3.) Help raise money for the newly-formed Krystle M. Campbell Scholarship Fund. 4.) The Big Sister Association of Greater Boston is in need of Big Sisters. 5.) There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should reach the mid-80s.