Medford

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By - 10/11/13 - 6:32 am

Shortly after 2 a.m. near the Meadow Glen Mall, Stanley Staco reports. The officer opened fire after "becoming scared for his life," Jessica Reyes at WFXT tweets. Arthur Burns at WHDH reports Rte. 16 is shut between Mystic Avenue and Wellington Circle and that the ramp from 93 to 16 is closed; State Police warn commuters to seek alternate routes.

By - 5/17/13 - 10:05 pm

Last month, the MBTA announced a contest in which anyone could design what could be the next MBTA map.

By - 4/21/13 - 8:43 pm

This just in from Teamsters Local 25:

"Teamsters Local 25 will be out in full force tomorrow morning at St. Joseph's Church in Medford to form a human shield and block the Westboro Baptist Church from protesting the funeral of Krystle Campbell," said Sean M. O'Brien, president/principal officer of Teamsters Local 25, headquartered in Boston and representing 11,000 members from the area. "The Campbell family and friends have already endured immeasurable amounts of heartache and tragedy this week, and deserve a peaceful funeral with time to grieve privately."

By - 3/6/13 - 7:52 am

Sav-Mor gets into the holiday spirit

H Boston photographs the latest opus at Sav-Mor Liquors in Medford.

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

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By - 2/8/13 - 8:24 pm

The MBTA continues to run trains to try to keep the tracks clear. Here's the view from out the front of an Orange Line snow train.

By - 11/5/12 - 9:33 pm

The Boston Business Journal reports.

By - 10/9/12 - 1:25 pm

MBTA Transit Police report arresting a Boston man for allegedly masturbating in full view of other Orange Line riders from Oak Grove to about Wellington, around 4:45 p.m. on Saturday.

Guy's scheduled for arraignment today on a charge of lewd, wanton and lascivious conduct.

By - 9/17/12 - 8:36 pm

A federal appeals court said today that Gerard Sasso of Medford must get a new trial to determine whether he was too stupid to realize that pointing a powerful laser at a helicopter might be dangerous or if he knew and did so anyway.

Sasso was sentenced to three years in federal prison in 2010 for pointing a green laser at a State Police helicopter helping to escort an LNG tanker through Boston Harbor in 2007. He was the second person in the US convicted under a federal law aimed at protecting aircraft pilots from losers with lasers.

By - 8/27/12 - 6:15 pm

Happened shortly after 5:50 p.m., based on the tweets from people in suddenly sweltering cars sitting on tracks just outside the station. Rescuers were able to get him safely off the tracks in just a few minutes.

"Well/at least a/c back on," Frank Conte reported at 5:57. Andrew Choy praised the driver on his train for keeping riders up to date: "Packed train and no air had potential for freak-outs."

By - 7/18/12 - 4:15 pm

State Police report a woman gave birth in the back seat of a car stuck in traffic on Rte. 16 this afternoon.

The traffic was at a near standstill due to malfunctioning traffic lights at Wellington Circle, State Police said in a statement. When a frantic 911 call came in around 1:30 p.m. about a woman who appeared to be about ready to give birth, state troopers rushed to Rte. 16 on foot to try to get cars off the road - so that the driver could get her to the hospital in time. It didn't work:

By - 7/11/12 - 9:27 am

MediaBistro has an interesting tale about a guy who works on a show at WMFO who says a man claiming to be a Boston Police detective visited his house to warn him to stop tweeting insults at WAAF's Greg Hill:

By - 5/24/12 - 10:32 am

South End Patch reports on impending bustitution north of the city to let the MBTA build the new Assembly Square stop in peace. There's no set schedule yet for the "diversions," but the T says what will start out as sporadic shutdowns will grow more frequent as the station progresses.

By - 5/11/12 - 2:56 pm

Medford Patch reports a man suspected for at least two bank robberies, one in Charlestown, was arrested after a teller recognized him as they stood in line at a Medford Dunkin' Donuts a couple of days after he'd allegedly handed her a note demanding money.

By - 5/4/12 - 11:23 am

Tufts Daily chronicles the men's crew team, which was suspended for T-shirts reading "Check out our cox" after somebody complained that promoted "a culture of rape and sexual aggression," then unsuspended after the university president said the university did not want to infringe on "free expression" and that the real issue was that the team printed up unauthorized T shirts, not about whatever message they were sending with the slogan, and besides, the guys apologized.

By - 4/1/12 - 11:35 am

Michael Moura reports a store in the Meadow Glen Mall on Mystic Valley Parkway was held up this morning by a masked man with an axe.

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