Energy & Environment In the News

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November 27, 2017: The Tufts Daily. Medford Reaches Municipal Energy Reduction Milestone

November 8, 2017: Medford Transcript. Burke, department heads share progress from mayor’s first term at ‘State of the City’

November 6, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford recognized for reducing municipal energy consumption by 20 percent

November 5, 2017: Medford Transcript. Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources recognizes Medford

October 11, 2017: Medford Transcript. Nortons encourage residents to register as bone marrow donors through ‘Cotton Swab Challenge’ 

September 29, 2017: Medford Transcript. City to install rain garden to keep pollutants out of Wright’s Pond

July 20, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford City Council supports DPW solar panel

July 5, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford awarded ‘green communities’ grants from Mass DOER

June 27, 2017: Wicked Local. 5 things to know: Malden River Greenway vision plan

June 15, 2017: Medford Transcript. Groundbreaking held for new Medford dog park along Mystic River

June 13, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford, stakeholders discuss Clippership Connection

June 8, 2017: Medford Transcript. Letter: Municipal Electricity Aggregation

June 8, 2017: Medford Transcript. Council backs solar panels on city buildings

June 7, 2017: Medford Transcript. Plans discussed to clean contaminated area of Riverbend Park

June 7, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford City Council recap: June 6

May 8, 2017: Medford Transcript. Letter: The Much-Needed Clippership Connector

May 5, 2017: Medford Transcript. Lead and Arsenic Found in Riverbend Park

May 2, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford discusses Clippership Connector walking path

April 18, 2017: Medford Transcript. Editorial: Give Municipal Aggregation a Chance

April 18, 2017: Medford Transcript. Council mulls municipal aggregation

April 18, 2017: Medford Transcript. North Shore activists launch clean energy campaigns

April 4, 2017: Medford Transcript. Ilene Lerner: ‘Conversations’ helps Medford Thrive

February 17, 2017: The Somerville Times. Tufts University community research grants

February 14, 2017: The Tufts Daily. Through collaborative efforts, local communities prepare for greener future

February 14, 2017: Medford Transcript. Burke: ‘Medford is sound, stable and sturdy’

February 10, 2017: Boston Globe. Openings, closings, and events north of Boston

February 2, 2017: Medford Transcript.EPA: Medford is a star at energy efficiency

January 13, 2017: Wicked Local. Mystic River Watershed Association seeks vision plan for Malden River

January 4, 2017: Medford Transcript. Medford goes green with Sustainability Coalition

December 13, 2016: Medford Transcript. All about snow shoveling for walkers

December 6, 2016: Medford Transcript. $10K approved for Medford Square lighting upgrade

November 22, 2016: Medford Transcript. Burke signs compact to fight climate change

November 17, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford Environment Director Alicia Hunt receives award from Mystic River Watershed Association

November 15, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford to receive money for 2013 oil spill restoration

November 11, 2016: Medford Patch. Medford Granted Funding for 2013 Oil Spill Restoration

August 17, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford Officials to Re-Pitch Aggregation Plan to City Council

July 18, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford Energy Committee seeks 2016 Green Awards applications

July 14, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford Receives $250,000 Green Communities Grant

June 23, 2016: Medford Transcript. Community Preservation Act: Medford joins program, but will funding hold up?

June 18, 2016: Medford Transcript. BUDGET 2017 Medford’s Energy and Environment office working on climate vulnerability and analysis

June 10, 2016 : Medford Transcript. Former Medford Mayor Michael J. McGlynn honored by EPA

May 24, 2016: Medford Transcript. Construction on new Medford Dog Park estimated to begin spring 2017

May 19, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford receives $250,000 Stanton Foundation grant to build Riverbend dog park

May 14, 2016: Medford Transcript. Budget cuts hinder environmental protection efforts in Massachusetts

April 28, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford approves plant removal along Mystic River

January 28, 2016: Medford Transcript. The state of solar energy in Massachusetts, Medford

January 27, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford to partner with Mystic River Watershed Association

January 7, 2016: Medford Transcript. Medford dog park waiting on city approval, funding from foundation

November 27, 2015: Medford Transcript. Green Award winners announced

November 12, 2015: Medford Transcript. Preserve Medford celebration celebrates victory with Community Preservation Act passage

October 29, 2015: Medford Transcript. WATER SMART: Medford to roll out new water monitoring program

October 13, 2015: Medford Transcript: Medford lands $2000 to boost recycling outreach

October 1, 2015. Medford Transcript: Medford wind turbine receives eight educational panels to help kids learn 

September 2, 2015. Medford Transcript: Preserve Medford faces deadline for ballot question initiative, 800 signatures needed

August 7, 2015. Medford Transcript: A labor of love: Building Medford’s community gardens

July 14, 2015: Medford Transcript: Medford Green Award application now available 

June 2, 2015: Medford Transcript. City of Medford selling compost bins

May 11, 2015: Medford Transcript. New Medford Square business recycling program kicks off

April 30, 2015: Medford Transcript. City to pilot new business recycling program in Medford Square

April 28, 2015: Medford Transcript. MEDFORD COMMUNITY COALITION: Medford Square cleanup brings out volunteers

April 19, 2015: Medford Transcript. Medford takes on Earth Month

March 17, 2015: MassRealty.com. How Medford Folks Are Keeping It Green

February 17, 2015: Medford Transcript. ALICIA HUNT: Preventing and getting rid of ice dams

February 16, 2015: Medford Transcript. New Medford DPW building on schedule, dedication could be April 18

January 9, 2015: Greentechmedia.com. Massachusetts Awards $18M for Microgrids, Energy Resiliency

January 05, 2015: Medford Transcript. Medford receives more than $830,000 for energy projects

December 14, 2014: Medford Transcript. Finding ways to save on electric bills

November 14,2014: Medford Transcript. Medford installs new solar trash bins at six parks

November 9, 2014: Medford Transcript. Watertown kids visit Medford turbine

September 29, 2014: Medford Transcript. Medford Officials: Don’t Drain Your Pool to the Streets 

September 24, 2014: Medford Transcript. Harvard Students Help Spruce Up Mystic River in Medford

September 19, 2014: Medford Patch. City: Don’t Empty Your Pool Onto the Streets

September 18, 2014: Inside Medford. City: Don’t Empty Your Pool Onto the Streets

September 18, 2014: Inside Medford. Harvard Students Spruce Up Mystic River in Medford

August 25, 2014: Medford Transcript. Medford begins marking storm drains

August 25, 2014: Medford Mercury. Tufts Freshmen continue work in Medford with city agency in eco-marking storm drains 

August 24, 2014: Boston Globe. Tufts freshmen to mark storm drains

July 31, 2014: Boston Globe. 12 Municipalities north of Boston win Green Communities Grants

July 24, 2014: Lincoln Journal. BlueWave Capital selected for solar energy projects

July 21, 2014: Arlington Advocate. Mechanical harvesting of water chestnuts begins in Mystic River

July 14, 2014: Medford Transcript. Medford receives nearly a $143K Green Communities Grant

June 17, 2014: Medford Transcript. Art and Film Festival to celebrate Mystic River June 19-22 in Medford Square

June 10, 2014: Medford Transcript. Medford Square: Think Green on Circle the Square’s June 19 opening day

June 6, 2014: Inside Medford. Local Opportunity for recycling old electronics

June 1, 2014: Medford Transcript. Medford makes rain barrels available to residents

March 4, 2014: Medford Transcript. Mayor clarifies Medford’s expired electricity contract

February 19, 2014: Medford Transcript. South Medford oil spill damage limited

November 12, 2013: Medford Transcript. Solarize Medford program ends on a beautiful “Sunset”

November 7, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford receives $400,000 grant for McNally Park upgrade

November 5, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford hands out Green Awards at Harvest Your Energy Festival

November 3, 2013: Medford Patch. McNally Park About to Get Major Facelift

November 1, 2013: Boston Globe. State awards $400,000 to Medford for park renovations

October 30, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford Harvest Your Energy Festival draws crowd, Green Awards given out

October 22, 2013: Medford Transcript. Friends of Medford Rowing to hold Oct. 26 Electronics Recycling Day

October 5, 2013: Medford Transcript. Solarize program deadline extended to Oct. 31

October 5, 2013: Boston Globe. Church adds solar energy to roof

September 30, 2013: Boston Herald. State extends solar panel program

September 24, 2013: Inside Medford. Mystic River fall cleanup set for Saturday

September 14, 2013: Medford Transcript. Sitting In: Laskey: Trees and shrubs can reduce your energy costs

September 12, 2013: Medford Transcript. New solar energy system installed in West Medford home

September 10, 2013: Medford Transcript. Communities partner to battle invasive plant in Mystic River

August 17, 2013: Inside Medford. Deadline approaches for Medford’s “Green Awards”

July 17 2013: Inside Medford. City: Please don’t leave your vehicle running

June 10, 2013: Medford Transcript. MOTZ: Medford’s Solarize program welcomes SunBug Solar

June 5, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford officials keeping eye on Mystic River oil spill cleanup

May 23, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford Conservation Commission OKs partial Woodland Road Plan

May 22, 2013: Boston Globe. Solar projects slated for Medford, Chelmsford

May 17, 2013: Boston Globe. Mayor McGlynn announces $400,000 EPA Brownfields Grant

May 17, 2013: Boston Globe. Medford seeks nominees for Green Awards

April 17, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford’s environmental czar Alicia Hunt talks about her plans

April 5, 2013: Medford Transcript. Woodland Road: Medford pledges $10,000 to continuing lawsuit

March 26, 2013: Medford Transcript. Alicia Hunt named new Medford director of Energy & Environment

February 13, 2013: Medford Transcript. City of Medford seeking survey responses to bring residential solar options to homeowners

January 26, 2013: Medford Transcript. Medford selected by state to win innovation award for Go Green program

October 29, 2012: Medford Transcript. Medford hands out inaugural Green Awards 

May 1, 2012: Inside Medford. City Announces ‘Green Awards’

May 1, 2012: Inside Medford. Medford Seeking Input on Energy Action Plan

May 1, 2012: Medford Transcript. Mayor announces new Medford Green Awards program

April 26, 2012: Medford Transcript. Medford developing community energy action plan

April 24, 2012: Inside Medford. Medford Square Clean Up April 28

April 23, 2012: Boston Globe. Medford environmental planners call for public input

March 28, 2012: Inside Medford. Free Home Energy Efficiency Workshop March 28

February 20, 2012: Medford Patch. Photos from Visiting a Solar Geek Mecca!

February 14, 2012: Boston Globe. Medford students learn about electric car repair

February 14, 2012: Inside Medford. New Plug-in Prius A Learning Experience for Students

February 14, 2012: Medford Patch. Local High School Students Learn About Plug-in Prius

February 14, 2012: Medford News Weekly. City of Medford and Medford Vocational Technical High School-Plug-in Prius that the City of Medford has on loan from Toyota

February 13, 2012: Medford Transcript. Medford selected for new energy program

February 7, 2012: Medford Patch. Medford Wins Grant to Look into Energy-Saving Opportunities

February 7, 2012: Medford News Weekly. Medford Selected For New Energy Program

February 6, 2012: Medford Patch. 5 Things: Thermo-Solar Energy to be Considered at Medford High

February 3, 2012: Medford Transcript. Medford signs Verizon contract, school technology and Hormel bonds

January 3, 2012: Medford Transcript. Mayor Michael J. McGlynn puts forth plans, vision for Medford in 2012

October 2, 2011: Medford Patch. Photos: Medford’s Harvest Your Energy Festival

September 30, 2011: Boston Globe. Energy fest, a 5K, and reenactors in Medford this weekend

September 26, 2011: Boston Globe. Hundreds attend Malden River Festival

September 22. 2011: Boston Globe. More municipalities eager to tap state for wind turbine subsidies

September 2, 2011: Medford Transcript. BACK TO SCHOOL: Building improvements made to Medford schools

August 22, 2011: Medford Transcript. Medford Cub Scout camp a success at Riverbend Park

August 4, 2011: Medford Patch. Medford Schools to Get Solar Panels

August 3, 2011: Medford Transcript. Medford plans installation of solar panels at local schools

July 13, 2011: Medford Transcript. Toyota loans Medford new Prius for six-week test drive

July 8, 2011: Medford Patch. Medford Test Drives Plug-In Prius

July 8, 2011: Inside Medford. City Testing New Toyota Prius

June 28, 2011: Boston Globe. Medford residents get free way to check energy efficiency

June 27, 2011: Inside Medford. Library to Help Residents Measure Home Energy

June 27, 2011: Medford Patch. “Kill-a-Watt” Meters Available at Library

June 24, 2011: Medford Transcript. Medford Public Library to lend Kill-A-Watt meters to track power usage

May 24, 2011: Medford Transcript. Medford to compete in the 2011 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition

May 23, 2011: Medford Transcript. Medford group wins prestigious EPA Environmental Merit Award

May 18, 2011: Medford Patch. Local Group Wins EPA Award

May 15, 2011: Inside Medford. Local Group Wins EPA Merit Award

April 29, 2011: City of Medford Arbor Day Celebration (Video of celebration produced by Jack Dempsey, Medford Public Schools/MHS-TV15)

April 25, 2011: Inside Medford. City Plans Events for Arbor Day

April 22, 2011: Inside Medford. Mayor Urges ‘Going Green’ on Earth Day

April 16, 2011: Medford Transcript. Mystic River Watershed Association celebrates Earth Day

October 21, 2010: Medford Transcript. Medford to host “Harvest Your Energy” festival on Oct. 23

September 30, 2010: Medford Transcript. Medford energy initiatives take center stage

July 29, 2010: Medford Transcript. “Green” Medford reaps energy benefits

June 3, 2010: Medford Transcript. Medford designated a “Green Community” by the state