City Hopes to Adjust After Lithia Move

MEDFORD, Ore. – Lithia Motors’ impending move toward Highway 62 will create a void near the downtown Medford area, according to Medford City Councilors. Lithia is planning to move several dealerships to new buildings next to its existing superstore location on Highway 62. The BMW, Nissan and Volkswagen dealerships will be moving within the next … Continue reading »

Parks Near Lithia Commons Get Names

MEDFORD, Ore. — A name was chosen for the two parks near the Lithia Commons at the Medford City Council meeting on Thursday. Both parks will be called “Pear Blossom Park” and the southern portion of the project will be called “Founder’s Square.” Demolition making room for the park at the northern end of the … Continue reading »

Farmers Market Set for Big Upgrade

MEDFORD, Ore. – Fans of local food are getting a treat this season, as Medford’s Saturday farmer’s market prepares for an upgrade. It’s part of a five-year contract between the Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market and the city of Medford. The market will be moving to a new, bigger location at the Downtown Commons, … Continue reading »

Lithia Commons Construction Update

MEDFORD, Ore. — Another phase in the downtown Lithia Commons project is nearing completion. The project manager says crews are finishing work on the first park block outside the commons building. The spot along Bartlett Street is being transformed into an area with a playground, walkways, and shaded locations. The first park block is set to … Continue reading »