Michael McGlynn, Mayor

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Michael McGlynn, Mayor

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  • Harvard Street Medford, MA 02155, USA - Medford
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  • Harvard Street Medford, MA 02155, USA - Medford

    For years residents have pleaded the mayors office to address the overwhelming problems with traffic volume and commercial trucking on Harvard Street. To this day they have been unresponsive.

    I'd like to report the mayor's office as the overriding ClickFix issue. Please repair this break in the city infrastructure or make room for someone who will.

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  • South St And Main St Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    There is a traffic light installed at this intersection - but it desperately needs to be turned on! Right now it just blinks red. Very, very dangerous -- as well as long traffic backups.

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  • 468-470 Massachusetts 60 Medford, MA 02155, USA - Medford

    Hi, this is a nice feature. Just wondering if Medford could install leading left green arrows at the intersection of Rte 60 and the Fellsway. This intersection is very dangerous, and I think green arrows for the traffic flowing on Rte 60 would be very helpful in reducing accidents and rush hour(s) traffic. Thanks so much.

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  • 29 Yeomans Ave Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    The presence of dogs and their owners is one of the few things keeping this park safer than it otherwise would be (especially at night).

    Here are some positive things that I've witnessed:

    -Dog owners are the closest thing we have to a neighborhood watch, especially now that it's getting darker earlier and the lighting in the park is VERY inadequate at night.

    -Dog owners keep the drug dealers from completely taking over the area.

    -Dog owners are the only ones who get together to clean the park of the dangerous broken glass, grocery carts, and other litter that is left behind.

    -I have never witnessed the small dogs that make the majority ever threaten small children and have only ever seen kids playing with the small dogs.

    Instead of focusing on removing a positive influence to Morrison Park, how about focusing on what is really wrong with area?

    -Last year there was a stabbing in Morrison Park.

    -Recently I saw a group of girls viciously beat another in plain daylight.

    -I have witnessed drug deals in the fenced-in play area. I've seen and smelled kids smoking marijuana there as well.

    -I've also seen the same activities occur behind the dugout of the baseball diamond.

    I believe that these persons are more of threat to children than small dogs.

    Oddly enough, it seems that these activities disburse when dogs and dog owners are nearby.

    I think the proper balance would be to add a gated-in area strictly for dogs to safely run off-leash. This way, people who are threatened by dogs would feel less threatened, and we would maintain the positive influence of dog owners in the area.

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  • 29 Yeomans Ave Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    Suggested City Infrastructure Improvement Project:

    Create Dog Run at Morrison Park

    Details:

    The City may or may not have sufficient funding for infrastructure projects at this time to do the following work:

    1) Break up & remove the concrete in the tennis area

    2) Re-lay fence so dogs won't escape through gaps on current fence that has sharp rusty corners.

    3) Lay soft wood chips for the dogs to play on.

    4) Install better lighting in the fenced in area.

    Cost:

    It shouldn't cost more than $10,000 in labor and materials. If the City does not have the budget this FY to procure materials and pay labor costs, I'm sure (given the volume dog owners in the area) that funds could be raised.

    If the Mayors Officer and City of Public Works is interested, I am a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and can provide a detailed Work Breakdown Structure, Cost Estimate, Schedule & Risk Assessment for further consideration. I am willing to assist the City of Medford in managing this effort on a volunteer/pro-bono basis

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  • A short but critical road to getting into and out of the neighborhood behind Tufts field. The whole street is filled with huge, deep potholes. They patch it periodically but the Town needs to pave the whole road!

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  • Main St Medford, MA - Medford

    while the "other side" of the underpass was repaved, going under I-93 towards Medford Square is a virtual "suspension testing ground" and severely BEATS vehicles, multiple pavement issues here. Please fix soon.

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  • 1 Chipman St Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    Please enforce the "no dogs allowed, $50 fine" rules on Morrison park. It is not safe for small children. Unleashed dogs have the whole park to themselves.

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  • 70 College Ave Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    This patch, along College Ave, right before the George St. intersection is the worst. It's riddled with at least a dozen little potholes. It's just unavoidable.

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  • Routes 16 & 28 - Medford

    Persistent gridlock caused by southbound Route 28 drivers on morning commute, after 7:20 am every day, in front of the State Police station no less. Frequently causes eastbound Route 16 traffic to back up to the Meadow Glen Mall. Unconscionable.

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    31 Bow St Medford, MA 02155 - Medford

    Large pothole(s) at the intersection of hale and bow st

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