• MEDFORD April 20, 2024 7:01 pm

    Medford community holds ‘Don't Evict, Negotiate' rally

    A group protested what they said are rent increases and evictions in Medford.

  • MEDFORD March 25, 2024 6:33 pm

    Medford dog walker pleads not guilty to animal cruelty

    A Medford, Massachusetts, dog walker charged with animal cruelty after he was caught on camera allegedly abusing a dog was released on his own recognizance Monday. The video of the alleged animal abuse is too shocking to show, but still photos of that Medford dog walker allegedly punching and yanking a golden retriever named Tokyo around by his collar is…

  • MEDFORD March 6, 2024 6:28 pm

    Medford firefighters union sues over back pay owed to members

    There’s been a lot of tension in Medford, Massachusetts, for months between city hall and the fire department.  One key issue–firefighters say they’re owed almost three years of back pay. “Disappointed,” said Walter Buckley, president of the firefighter’s union. “I kind of feel like they’re holding us hostage.” The pay issue may have been why there was a massive...

  • MEDFORD February 21, 2024 12:58 am

    Medford Fire Department sick time abuse allegations, search for new chief ignite tempers

    Allegations of sick time abuse at the fire department in Medford, Massachusetts, are under investigation by city officials. Nearly all firefighters called out one weekend this month, with overtime to cover the empty shifts costing nearly $100,000. At a meeting Tuesday, the Medford City Council discussed how the Medford Fire Department is being run. There was a heated debate over…

  • MEDFORD February 9, 2024 10:39 am

    Man wanted for breaking into restaurant in Medford, police say

    Police are searching for a man who allegedly broke into a restaurant in Medford, Massachusetts, last week. The incident happened at about 6:30 a.m. on Dec. 31at Sei Bar restaurant on Main Street, Medford police wrote on its Facebook page. The man was last seen on surveillance video near the Medford Street and Magoun Square area, according to police. His…

  • MEDFORD February 7, 2024 5:04 pm

    Lawyer sentenced for trying to bribe Medford police chief over pot business

    The former Massachusetts lawyer convicted of trying to bribe a Medford’s chief of police to get a company’s marijuana business license approved has been sentenced to two years in prison. Sean O’Donovan was arrested in June 2022 over what prosecutors at the time called a “pay-to-play scheme” to pass along $25,000 to a person who considered applications for new...

  • MEDFORD January 5, 2024 12:19 pm

    Police looking for suspects in assault at a Medford Wegmans

    Police are looking to identify the people involved in an assault at a Wegmans in Medford, Massachusetts. Medford Police say a man in dark colored clothing and a green camouflage ski mask assaulted a customer after getting in an argument with a woman. A second woman associated with the suspect was present, according to authorities. If you have any information…

  • USPS November 1, 2023 6:10 pm

    Medford assault leaves USPS mail carrier with significant injuries, inspectors say

    A U.S. postal worker assaulted by a group of people while delivering mail in Medford, Massachusetts, on Tuesday morning was left with significant injuries, authorities said Wednesday. No arrests had been made as of Wednesday morning, Medford police told NBC10 Boston, who were investigating what happened along with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. Postal inspectors revealed that the letter...

  • MEDFORD October 31, 2023 2:20 pm

    Postal worker assaulted after delivering mail to Medford home

    Police are investigating after a U.S. Postal Service worker was assaulted on Tuesday in Medford, Massachusetts. The attack reportedly happened around 11:40 a.m. in the area of Arden Road, shortly after the letter carrier had delivered mail to an area home. Danielle Schrage, a postal inspector with the Boston Division of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, confirmed that postal...

  • restaurants September 3, 2023 8:23 pm

    Tiki Island in Medford is closing ‘within the month or sooner'

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] Another old-school Polynesian restaurant is saying farewell to the Greater Boston area. According to a source, Tiki Island in Medford is getting ready to close down, with a Facebook post from the Middlesex Avenue spot–which offers both Chinese and Polynesian fare–saying the following:  Dear Customers, For the past 40 years, we...

  • MEDFORD September 1, 2023 7:42 am

    Everett woman charged with intentionally crashing into motorcycle, dragging driver for 15 feet

    A Massachusetts woman is facing charges after she allegedly intentionally struck a motorcycle with her car and then dragged it 15 feet up onto the sidewalk. Jeanty Lovaine, 24, of Everett, is charged with armed assault to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and leaving the scene of personal injury, according to Medford police. No details on bail…

  • MEDFORD August 29, 2023 6:41 am

    RA strike on Tuesday at Tufts University as students move in

    The RAs are asking for money, but it’s uncertain exactly how much. They already have their rooms paid for during the academic year, but they say they also need a stipend.

  • MEDFORD August 15, 2023 8:17 am

    Suspect in Medford attack violated probation by cutting off ankle monitor, police say

    The suspect in a July assault that happened in Medford, Massachusetts, has violated his probation, and police have a warrant out for his arrest again, according to authorities. Eighteen-year-old Nature Moncoeur, of Somerville, is the suspect in the attack on Royall Street on July 2. Authorities said Monday that Moncoeur violated his probation by cutting off his ankle monitor, and…

  • MEDFORD August 15, 2023 8:48 am

    Crash on I-93 in Medford creates delays for commuters

    Delays were being reported on Interstate 93 in Medford, Massachusetts, during the morning commute on Tuesday. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation said the crash was at exit 23 on the northbound side of the road, and resulted in two lanes being closed at around 7:30 a.m. Drivers were told to expect delays. The scene was cleared by around 8:45 a.m….

  • south end August 2, 2023 10:50 am

    Colette bakery to open in Boston's South End

    [This story first appeared on Boston Restaurant Talk.] It looks like a pair of French bakeries north of Boston will be joined by a new location within the city itself. According to a poster within the Friends of Boston’s Hidden Restaurants Facebook group page, Colette Bakery is looking to open in the South End, taking over the space on...

  • MEDFORD July 11, 2023 6:56 pm

    Teen charged with assault, attempted kidnapping in attack on woman in Medford

    A Somerville, Massachusetts, teen has been charged with assault and attempted kidnapping in connection with an attack on a woman in Medford earlier this month. Eighteen-year-old Nature Moncoeur was arrested by Medford police on Tuesday morning at an address in Somerville following a week-long investigation. He is charged with assault and battery and attempted kidnapping and is scheduled to be…

  • MEDFORD July 5, 2023 4:38 pm

    Newly-released surveillance footage shows suspect in attack on woman in Medford

    Investigators have released new surveillance footage of a suspect wanted in an attack on a woman who was walking down the street in Medford, Massachusetts, over the weekend. The woman’s husband told NBC10 Boston that his wife was out for a walk and was assaulted right outside their home. The 27-year-old victim told police that, about 10:30 p.m., she...

  • MEDFORD July 5, 2023 11:03 am

    Roads closed over threats in Medford threats

    A threat prompted people to be evacuated in Medford, Massachusetts, on Wednesday morning, police said.

  • MEDFORD July 5, 2023 12:14 pm

    Bomb squad finds no threat after evacuations in Medford

    A bomb threat was called in at a Medford, Massachusetts, check cashing business Wednesday morning, prompting businesses nearby to be evacuated, but no threat was found, police said. The threat was called in at 8:50 a.m. at the business on Mystic Avenue, Medford police said. An employee said someone had told them to “put money in a bag or face…

  • MEDFORD July 3, 2023 11:45 pm

    Woman attacked while walking down the street in Medford

    A woman was attacked in her driveway in Medford, Massachusetts, after being followed on a walk Sunday night, and police are asking for tips and leads to find the man responsible. The woman’s husband told NBC10 Boston that his wife was out for a walk and was assaulted right outside their home. Investigators have released surveillance images of a...

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