medford: Tufts Pool 2010 to Open June 28th, 2010 - Medford, MA - 06/15/10 01:33 PM
Tufts Pool 2010 To Open Monday June 28th, 2010  
Image via Wikipedia Medford, MA - Tufts Pool will be opening for the 2010 season on June 28th, 2010. The Medford Park Board along with the city leaders worked hard to keep this great attraction open for the public this summer. Tufts Pool offers swimming lessons, afternoon open swim and evening adult & family swim times. There are changing facilities, first aid, a kiddie pool and a full size pool. Lifeguards & Park Police on duty daily. The passes will be available at Tufts Pool beginning Monday June 21st. 2010. Tufts Pool … (0 comments)

medford: SpringStep Medford, MA - Protomagia - Greek Songs of Spring & Summer - 03/30/10 07:13 AM
The 2009/2010 Springstep Performance Series presents THE FINAL SHOW OF THE SEASON!featuring Panayotis League & Galaxavrawith the Metropolis of Boston Youth Dance GroupWHEN.  Saturday, May 1, 8pmWHAT.  Springstep, a center for multicultural dance and music in Medford, celebrates Protomagia (May Day!) with an evening of exuberant Greek dance & music, featuring rare handmade instruments from all over Greece.  This is the final show of the 2009/2010 Springstep Performance Series, and wine, beer, and Greek food will be available!WHERE.  Springstep, 98 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA 02155HOW.  For tickets, call 781.395.0402 or visit http://www.springstep.orgAdvance Tickets: $10-22 Kids 16 and under $10 … (1 comments)

medford: Medford Lions Club Charity Flea Market/Bake Sale - April 24th, 2010 9am-3pm - 03/24/10 03:13 PM
Medford Lions Club Charity Flea Market & Bake Sale - April 24th, 2010   Medford, MA - The MedfordLionsClubhttp://www.medfordlions.com/ will be hosting a charity flea market & bake sale on Saturday April 24th, 2010 from 9am -3pm at the MedfordAmerican Legion Hall, 321 Winthrop St. Medford, MA 02155. Vendor/supporter tables are $20 contact Bill Willer at 617-417-4854 by April 17th, 2010.Lions Club International is a charity benefiting eyesight all over the planet. The Lions Eyemobile will be at the event providing eye screenings http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/member-center/planning-projects/sight/sight-services/vision-services-screenings.php . All are welcome & encouraged to come & enjoy.Checks made payable to Medford Lions ClubMail to: Jim Nicholson26 Day … (0 comments)

medford: Spring 2010 and still no FiOS?!?! - 03/17/10 06:46 AM
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Spring 2010 and still no FiOS?!?!
 
Image via Wikipedia Well on Saturday March 20th, 2010 it will be the first day of spring here inMedford, MA. Still awaitingVerizon FiOS to launch here. Back in the summer/fall 2009 there was alot of activity fromVerizon around the city putting up alot offiber optic cable but still no word on when it's expected. Google put out a request for communities to compete for their new ultra-high speed broadband/fiber optic service. http://www.google.com/appserve/fiberrfi/ - I hope you'll take a minute to nominate Medford for consideration. It would really be amazing to … (0 comments)

medford: Medford, Massachusetts - 2009 Year in Review - Real Estate - 01/01/10 06:52 AM
FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010 Medford, Massachusetts - 2009 Year in Review - Real Estate Welcome to 2010, it'll take a few days to get used to writing 2010 for me. We've had an eventful year in real estate. We started off a bit slow & sluggish but with the Federal First Time Homebuyer's Tax Credit we saw a real uptick in activity during the final months of 2009. Fortunately Medford has a large inventory of homes that were in the price range for the tax credit. Foreclosures were less of an issue here than they were in other communities but we saw our share of short-sales, … (0 comments)

medford: MLS/GPS Real Estate Search Application - Just Released - 11/25/09 09:35 AM
Local agent speeds up the house-hunting process in Medford with a real estate search for any cell phone
 
11/25/2009 (Medford, MA)-One of the top real estate agents in Greater Boston is introducing a way for clients to view all of the homes for sale in the area with any cell phone. Scott Nelson with Wolfson-Cutler Real Estate is providing clients with a mobile real estate search created by Smarter Agent that makes it possible to search all local property listings from their mobile device, regardless of whether it is listed by Scott or another broker or agent. Scott's mobile real … (0 comments)

medford: Power Outage CheckList - American Red Cross - 10/17/09 08:46 AM
Power Outage CheckList - American Red Cross   Written by Scott A. Nelson, Agent in 02155 October 17, 2009 1:39 PM Crime & Safety
Power Outage Checklist - American Red Cross   Image via Wikipedia With the recent power outage in Medford square and surrounding neighborhoods I dug up this Power Outage Checklist from The American Red Cross. How Do I prepare for a Power Outage? To help preserve your food, keep the following supplies in your home: One or more coolers-Inexpensive Styrofoam coolers work well. Ice-Surrounding your food with ice in a cooler or in the refrigerator will keep … (0 comments)

medford: Friends Of The Mystic River - Fall CleanUp 10/17 - 10/14/09 08:07 AM
Friends Of The Mystic River - Fall Cleanup 10/17  
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Friends of theMystic River has rescheduled its 15th annual Mystic River Fall Cleanup to Saturday, Oct. 17, from 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Trash and debris will be collected along the river banks and in nearby grassy fields at selected locations between the Lower Mystic Lake andTorbert MacDonald Park.
Volunteers of all ages are welcome to help and should check in at the parking lot next to the Condon band shell, onRoute 16 east of Winthrop Street (Route 38) inMedford. The Friends will supply bags, gloves and pokers.
Workers may … (0 comments)

medford: 2009 Medford, Massachusetts Yard Waste Recycling Info - 09/24/09 03:01 PM
Reinventing the Rake Reinventing the Rake Photos Yard and Garden Tools Tools and Products This Old HousePosted using ShareThisWith the fall upon us we all turn to the annual chore of raking leaves. The link above has some handy reviews on how to pick the right rake for the job. This Old House does a great job in detailing what to look for in a rake. Below you'll find the yard waste collection dates for Medford, Massachusetts. I add the state because I've been getting a few emails from NJ & Oregon. We're pretty lucky here in Medford with our curbside … (3 comments)

medford: Medford, MA August 2009 Market Report - 09/02/09 01:12 PM
Medford MA August 2009 Market Report  
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Market Report - August 2009 -Medford,Massachusetts HousingAugust 2009Condominium Sold Listings: 21Average List Price: $345,766Average Sale Price: $330,607Average Market Time: 97.19Multi-Family Sold Listings: 4Average List Price: $402,200Average Sale Price: $396,000Average Market Time: 110.75Single Family Sold Listings: 22Average List Price: $374,464Average Sale Price: $369,200Average Market Time: 34.41July 2009Condominium Sold Listings: 13Average List Price: $290,223Average Sale Price: $266,060Average Market Time: 98.00Multi-Family Sold Listings: 8Average List Price: $403,200Average Sale Price: $379,063Average Market Time: 104.88Single Family Sold Listings: 24Average List Price: $358,845Average Sale Price: $349,827Average Market Time: 85.79August 2009 condo sales saw a jump from 13 … (0 comments)

medford: Medford Massachusetts July 2009 Market Report - 08/08/09 04:34 AM
Medford, Massachusetts July 2009 Market Report Over the last few months there has been a real uptick in sales in and around Medford. Inventories are low in the lower price ranges for properties that are not bank owned or short sales.Because of the lack of regular sale properties prices in the lower ranges are trending up if the current demand continues.Single Family Sold Listings: 24Average List Price: $355,757Average Sale Price: $354,619Average Market Time: 87.29Condominium Sold Listings: 13Average List Price: $290,223Average Sale Price: $266,060Average Market Time: 98.00Multi-Family Sold Listings: 8Average List Price: $403,200Average Sale Price: $379,063Average Market Time: 104.88Financing continues to be … (0 comments)

medford: Medford, Massachusetts Points of Interest: The Fannie Farmer Home Site - 07/26/09 04:15 PM
Medford Point of Interest - The Fannie Farmer Home Site  
On my way home from work the other day I saw this marker on the corner of Paris St. & Salem St. (Rt. 60) here in Medford. It marks the Fannie Farmer Home Site. Medford has alot of historical significance and it's one of those things you might pass by hundreds of times and not even notice.
The Medford Historical Society was great to add alot of information to the marker, it reads;
"Fannie Merritt Farmer (1857 - 1915) lived in a duplex house which stood on this site until … (0 comments)

medford: 07/05/2009 Upcoming Auctions in Middlesex County, MA - 07/05/09 08:03 AM
MIDDLESEX NORTHBillerica07/09/09 02:00 PM Marlyn RdOwner:Dale D Crandall Jr TrLender:Phoenix Financial Corp Deposit:$5,000Bk/Pg:11153/285 D:01/11/07Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Michael A Khoury 508-543-004007/16/09 03:00 PM 10 Woodlawn AveOwner:Geoffrey L BrownLender:Bank Of New York Mellon Deposit:$5,000Bk/Pg:20624/191 D:10/17/06Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Shechtman Halperin Savage 401-272-140007/20/09 10:00 AM 7 Bridge St U:11Owner:Donald StjohnLender:Countrywide Home Loans Deposit:$5,000Bk/Pg:19968/186 D:04/04/06Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Harmon Law Offices 617-558-050007/20/09 12:00 PM 3 Columbia RdOwner:Stephen J AnneseLender:Countrywide Home Loans Deposit:$5,000Bk/Pg:18105/164 D:11/19/04Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Harmon Law Offices 617-558-050007/20/09 03:00 PM 40 Radcliffe RdOwner:Marvin SandovalLender:US Bk Deposit:$10,000Bk/Pg:20336/78 D:07/25/06Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Harmon Law Offices 617-558-050007/22/09 09:00 AM 5 Sewell StOwner:Maureen T OravetzLender:GMAC Mortgage LLC Deposit:$5,000Bk/Pg:18080/49 D:11/05/04Source:Billerica Minute-Man (06/25/09)Atty:Harmon Law Offices 617-558-050007/24/09 11:00 AM … (0 comments)

medford: June 9th, 2009 Medford Lions Club Monthly Meeting - 06/07/09 01:47 AM
June 2009 Medford Lions Club - Monthly Meeting   Medford, MA - On Tuesday June 9th, 2009 at 6:30pm the Medford Lions Club will be holding it's monthly meeting at the Mt. Vernon Retaurant 14 Broadway, Somerville MA. New members or those interested in finding out more about what Lions Club is are welcome to come and check us out. Please contact Matt Hollis - President Medford Lions @ 617-470-9797 or MHollis@email.com . Lions Club Website: http://www.lionsclubs.org/EN/index.php Vision StatementTo be the global leader in community and humanitarian service. Mission StatementTo empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace … (0 comments)

medford: Tufts Pool - Medford, MA 2009 - 05/29/09 07:03 AM
Tufts Pool Medford 2009 To Open - Swimming Lessons Offered
Tufts Pool 2009 Medford, MA - South Medford features a wonderful spa like public pool located at Tufts Park in Tufts Square Medford. Another great benefit of living in Medford, open to all with passes, even those from out of town.
1. Tufts Pool, 449 Main St. in Medford, opens for the summer season on June 29
2. Open swim hours, family swim hours, and adult swim hours are available. Certified Lifeguards are on duty during all hours of operation
3. A Tufts Pool Photo ID is required to swim at … (0 comments)

medford: Wrights Pond - Medford MA - 2009 - 05/26/09 03:37 PM
Wright's Pond View Larger Map Wright's Pond will be opening this summer thanks to the hard work by the city for the benefit of all city residents. In case you aren't aware of it, Wright's Pond offers Medford Residents the unique benefit of a fresh water recreation area with a beach attended by lifeguards, a bath house/changing facilities attended by bath-house attendants, first-aid, as well as a great concession area to grab a bite to eat. Picnic area & playground and large parking lot make for a great day trip while still remaining close to home. Wright's Pond also has some … (0 comments)

medford: City of Medford, MA 1st Quarter 2009 Single Family Housing Report - 05/05/09 12:46 PM
City of Medford, MA
1st Quarter 2009 - Single Family
  
Total SF Properties Sold          27
(1st Q '09)
  
Difference from 1st Q               -32.5%
'08
  
Median Price (1st Q '09)            $334,840
  
Difference from 1st Q               -7.8%
'08
  
Average Days on Market           81
(1st Q '09)
  
Total Under Agreements           44
(1st Q '09)
  
Total SF on Market                   47
(1st Q '09)
  
Difference from 1st Q               -42.0%
'08
  
Total SF Properties Sold          40
(1st Q '08)
  
Median Price (1st Q '08)            $363,000
  
Average Days on Market           123
(1st Q '08)
  
Total … (0 comments)

medford: FiOS installation progressing in Medford, MA - 05/04/09 09:39 AM
FiOS installation progressing in Medford, MA  
City Council begs Verizon for FiOS - Medford, MA - Medford TranscriptPosted using ShareThisWow, I'm excited to report that Verizon FiOS is partially installed on my street here in Medford, MA. The big wires on the poles has been run, no connections to houses yet but that's coming. In my talks with others in and around Medford they're reporting similar findings.I'm also told that Verizon used GPS to plot out where all the poles are located & custom ordered/designed the trunk wires to limit the splices needed. I thought that was interesting how something … (8 comments)

medford: City of Medford Public Hearing to Address Vacant & Foreclosed Properties - 05/04/09 09:33 AM
Monday, May 4, 2009
City of Medford Public Hearing to Address Vacant & Foreclosed Properties  
The city council will be having a public hearing tomorrow nite to discuss vacant & foreclosed properties in Medford and propose legislation to address these properties and their effect on neighborhoods here in Medford. There's some strong rules proposed, below is part of the public notice:Direct Link to Public Notice: http://www.medford.org/Pages/MedfordMA_CouncilAgenda/I0242ADA3Hopefully these regulations are adopted to make sure our neighborhoods are preserved. Medford hasn't been as hard hit as other areas of the country, this should help to avoid it doing so in my opinion.A … (0 comments)

medford: Hot Property Alert: 28 Wedgemere Rd. Medford, MA 02155 - 05/02/09 03:08 PM
Hot Property Alert: 28 Wedgemere Rd. Medford, MA 02155  
28 Wedgemere Rd. Medford, MA 02155 Hot property this weekend here in Medford, MA 02155. This colonial has the buyers & agents buzzing. Group showing on Saturday April 2nd, 2009 from 10am - 11am. Open House Sunday May 3rd, 2009 from 1pm-3pm. All offers to be presented on Sunday May 3rd, 2009 @ 6pm. Tons of pics & video available. Google the address. I GeoTagged the house & pics. MLS # 70910395 - NewSingle Family - Detached28 Wedgemere RdList Price: $339,900Medford, MA 02155-5509Middlesex CountyStyle: ColonialColor:Total Rooms: 7Bedrooms: 3Full/Half/Master Baths: 1/2/Fireplaces: 1Grade … (0 comments)

 
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