City of Medford Hormel Stadium & Athletic Commission Medford City Hall Medford, Massachusetts 02155 Tel (781) 393-2417 Fax (781) 393-2422 COMMISSION MEMBERS Leonard A. Glionna Jeanine Camuso Patrick Carney NOTICE Meeting date: July 19, 2017 Location: Medford City Hall- Room 201 Time: Wednesday at 4:00 P.M. Meeting Agenda: – Touring of Hormel Stadium facility by the commission (meet at 2:30 p.m. at Stadium) – Financial Status – Open Agenda
City of Medford BOARD OF HEALTH City Hall – Room 311 85 George P Hassett Drive Medford, Massachusetts 02155 Telephone (781) 393-2560 FAX: (781) 393-2562 TDD: (781) 393-2516 MARYANN O’CONNOR, Director ATTENTION The Board of Health recently voted to implement proposed changes to Medford’s tobacco regulations. As of July 10, 2017 the proposed changes will become effective: FLAVOR RESTRICTION – restricting the sale of flavored tobacco products to adult only stores (tobacconists/vape shops) where anyone entering has to be 21 or older. CIGAR PRICING – minimum price $2.50 for single and two or more cigar packages minimum of $5.00. SCHOOL
On Saturday, July 8th from 1PM to 2PM there will be a Mobile Food Market available for Medford residents in need at the WIC Office located at 239 Commercial Street in Malden, weather permitting. Donations of fresh produce, dairy, and other refrigerated items are offered free of charge. Please bring a reusable shopping bag or cart to transport food home. A shuttle service will be provided from Medford City Hall to the Mobile Market starting at 11:30AM on July 8th. You must pre-register by calling (781) 338-7568.
Universal Class offers over 500 classes in professional fields, hobbies & interests to choose from. The Universal Class database offers a variety of self-paced video-based online courses available for continuing education units (CEUs), and/or personal enrichment. The database can be access from the Medford Public Library’s webpage under databases.
Mayor Stephanie M. Burke formally announced the appointment of Benjamin Brown as the Station Manager for the new public access station and community media center, located at the Medford Vocational and Technical High School. Mr. Brown received a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production from the New England Institute of Art. He most recently worked as a technology and operations manager for Brookline Interactive Group and a freelance technical director and video engineer for AVI Staging. In this position, Mr. Brown will work cooperatively with an Advisory Board of Directors for the Cable Access
The City of Medford has been awarded new two grants from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) that will assist the city in becoming more energy-efficient, saving both energy and city funds. One of the grants, awarded on June 19, is part of DOER’s Green Communities program. The Green Communities Program recognizes MA municipalities for their environmental efforts particularly in energy efficiency and accommodating renewable energy development. Medford was one of the first designated Green Communities and has been receiving recognition and grants through this program since 2010. This year, the City of Medford was awarded a $235,935 Green
The City of Medford Community Preservation Commission (CPC) will hold a Public Meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at 6:30 P.M., Room 207, Medford City Hall, 85 George P. Hassett Drive, Medford, MA 02155. For information and/or accommodations, please call (781) 393-2408. AGENDA – Review minutes from Previous meeting – Update on job description for CPC Administrative position; will committee be involved in hiring process? – Debrief on CPC training – Update timeline of efforts needed to prepare Community Preservation Plan – Discuss examples of other cities Preservation Plans for review/use – Update on Action Items from previous meeting: Secure
OUR PLACE, OUR TIME A PUBLICATION OF THE MEDFORD COUNCIL ON AGING MEDFORD SENIOR CENTER, 101 RIVERSIDE AVENUE, MEDFORD 02155 TELEPHONE: 781-396-6010 FAX: 781-395-8912 CITY HALL T.D.D.: 781-393-2516 WEB SITE: www.medfordma.org/departments/council-on-aging E-MAIL: email@example.com Director: Pamela Kelly JULY 2017 TWIN RIVERS— $20.00 per person. Next date August 14th, bus will depart at 9:45am. Future date: October 16th Foxwoods— $25.00 per person. Next date July 17th. Bus will depart at 7:45am. Future date: Nov 13th Mohegan Sun— $25.00 per person. Next date Sept 11. Bus will depart at 7:45am. Cape Cod Canals 105th Anniversary Tour!! 2nd Bus ADDED Tuesday, July 25th— $79
City of Medford Community Garden Commission City Hall Room 205 Medford, MA 02155 781-393-2137 firstname.lastname@example.org Agenda June 27, 2017, 7PM Medford Public Library 1. Administration 10 minutes Approve minutes, assign notetaking, introductions, scheduling 2. Garden reports: Tufts, Winthrop, McNally, Riverbend, Willis 30 minutes 3. Membership/wait list update 10 minutes 4. East Medford garden planning 10 minutes 5. Revolving account and purchasing procedures 10 minutes 6. Other reports and new business 20 minutes MCGC Mission: Our mission is to enhance the quality of urban life and to build community bonds by creating and sustaining a gardening community that encourages the benefits
Catalpa Catalpa (‘Catalpa bignoniodes’) is a native tree that bursts into showy bloom in our area in June. A medium size tree, catalpa grows 30 to 40 feet tall, with a broad spreading crown. Catalpa has distinctive and fascinating features that are useful in tree identification, including the following: Leaves: Up to 7” long, heart-shaped, light green in summer. Leaves are “whorled” or “opposite”, meaning they sprout in whorls of three leaves from the same point (“node”) on a stem, or in pairs, one leaf across from another. Flowers: Individual flowers are about 2” long and wide, in big clusters,