Medford hosts its ninth annual Harvest Your Energy Festival

Nearly 80 people attended the ninth annual Harvest Your Energy Festival at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School in Medford on Oct. 13. The festival focused on informing citizens about green products and practices by hosting several environmentally friendly companies. There was also document shredding, opportunities to recycle electronics and textiles and tours of a wind turbine. Hosted by […]


24 Medford, Somerville students receive Class of 2022 acceptances

This year, Tufts accepted 13 Somerville students and 11 Medford students into the Class of 2022, according to Dean of Undergraduate Admissions and Enrollment Management Karen Richardson. Tufts works with schools in Medford and Somerville to support and attract high-achieving students. “We work very closely with schools in our host communities to ensure that students […]


After gun magazine clip discovery, Medford School Committee discusses school security, closes school today

A gun magazine clip found in an auditorium at the McGlynn Elementary and Middle School in Medford went unreported to the police by Medford Superintendent of Schools Roy Belson for close to seven weeks, according to a story in the Medford Transcript. A cleaning company discovered the clip, containing three or four bullets, under a seat at the […]


R.E.A.L. Talk: The path to Tufts can be a long one

I am a R.E.A.L. student. I’ve been confused with professors, graduate students and TAs more often than I can count. I am well over the minimum age of twenty-four and currently one of the oldest R.E.A.L. students. My story is not the same as others in the program, but it is similar. My path back […]


Tufts men’s basketball lends a hand at Medford High basketball clinic

The Tufts men’s basketball team helped kindergarten through eighth graders learn basketball fundamentals at a clinic hosted by Medford High School on Oct. 15. This was the team’s first collaboration with the high school and part of an ongoing effort to connect the team with the neighborhoods surrounding Tufts, according to Tufts men’s basketball coach Bob Sheldon. […]


Tufts and Medford High School hold first-ever Reverse Science Fair

In a joint effort between Tufts and Medford High School (MHS) on Oct. 16, 10 Tufts graduate research students in the Departments of Chemistry, Biology and Biomedical Engineering presented their doctoral research projects to MHS students in the first-ever Reverse Science Fair. The Tufts graduate students brought in posters and explained their projects to about 180 MHS students in […]


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