Economic Improvement District Approved

MEDFORD, Ore. — City councilors approved a plan to bring more visitors, and locals, to downtown Medford. An “economic improvement district” will be formed from property owners in the downtown area. The Heart of Medford Association says the district would provide a steady funding source with more flexibility than funds through “MURA” or the city’s … 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 »

Third Friday Event In Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. — Third Friday is underway in Medford. This night’s theme is March Madness. From now until 8 p.m., kids at Vogel Plaza will be treated to a free throw competition, plus plenty of other attractions for people of all ages. It’s part of a regular event to revitalize the downtown area. In addition … Continue reading »

Medford Business Moving Downtown

MEDFORD, Ore. – A local business is moving from South Medford to its new location in downtown Medford. Employees were busy packing up and moving out the displays and merchandise as the store plans to re-open at its new downtown location at 24 North Bartlett Street. The owner of Little Feet says she has always … Continue reading »

New Growers and Crafters Market in Medford’s Downtown

By Yessenia Anderson MEDFORD, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Growers and Crafters Market has a new location in its Medford line up. The market will set up shop at the corner of 3rd Street and Central in downtown Medford. The empty parking lot will be turned into an array of vendors. Last year the weekend … Continue reading »