Saturday, March 9, 2013
The Patriots player will read to as many as 850 kids from Somerville and Medford.
New England Patriots offensive lineman Ryan Wendell is scheduled to visit Tufts University Sunday to read to children and sign some autographs, according to an announcement from the university. Wendell is visiting as part of the "Read by the River" carnival, sponsored by Tufts Hillel. This year marks the 13th annual "Read by the River" event. About 850 elementary school kids from Somerville and Medford and their families are expected to attend, and there will be face painting, arts and crafts and performances for kids. The carnival promotes literacy. It takes place from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gantcher Center, 161 College Ave., Medford.
Friday, February 1, 2013
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian recently lost a bet over the AFC Championship game.
Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian followed through on his promise and delivered New England Clam Chowder to the Waltham-based RECH Beyond Domestic Violence on Tuesday, Jan. 29. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Koutoujian, who lives in Waltham, delivered the chowder to the domestic violence assistance organization to pay off the bet he made with Baltimore Sheriff John Anderson over the outcome of the AFC Championship football game during which the New England Patriots lost to the Baltimore Ravens. The chowder will go to domestic violence victims. “REACH is an organization with whom I have had a long affiliation. While I may have lost the wager, there is no reason both REACH and House of Ruth Maryland should not be winners,” …
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Are you wearing Patriots gear today? Take a picture and show your pride here!
The New England Patriots will host the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Conference Championship game today at 6:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. If you're a true New England Patriots' fan, I know you're gearing up and showing off your team pride today. Are you wearing a New England Patriots' jersey? Did you paint your face? Or, maybe you hung a Patriots' flag on your front porch to cheer on the team? I want to see your photos of your team spirit! Take a photo and upload it here by clicking the "upload photos" green button above! Go Pats!!!
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Here's your chance to sound off on the quality of the officiating in the NFL and what you think should be done about it.
If you're a local football fan, the New England Patriots' controversial Sunday Night loss to the Baltimore Ravens probably left you with a bad taste in your mouth and a strong opinion about the status of officiating in the NFL. The much-discussed replacement referee issue was forced front-row center again Monday night when a nationally-televised game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers appeared to be determined by an incorrect call made by a team of back-up officials. So, we have to ask - what do you think about the quality of officiating in the NFL? Do you think the league owes it to the players, owners and fans to put the best product on the field, no matter what it costs? Should League Commissioner Roger Goodell bend …
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Patriots are back in the big game. What's your plan for Feb. 5?
For the fifth time in 11 years, the New England Patriots are headed to the Super Bowl on Feb. 5 in Indianapolis. So that leaves Pats fans with a choice - Where to watch the game? There's a few options and each has its merits. What's your plan? Is there a great spot in Medford to watch the game? Tell us in the comments.