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APN Films LIVE at Reservoir Beach

As summer unfolds, we all feel the pull of the outdoors, and the Arlington Public News team is no different! In part to celebrate the season, and in part to get even closer to our community, APN will film its biweekly newscast at different locations around town in July and August. This month, on Wednesday, July 19th from 4 to 6 pm, we’ll be filming LIVE from the Arlington Reservoir – please join us there! ACMi members and producers, come and share your own experiences with members of the public who are drawn to the production, and let them...

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ACMi’s State Senate Election Coverage

In anticipation of the upcoming special primary election on June 27 for the 4th Middlesex District State Senate seat formerly held by Ken Donnelly, ACMi recently covered the Candidates’ Forum that took place in Arlington’s Town Hall. ACMi also held extended conversations with each of the three candidates – Cindy Friedman, Sean Garballey, and Mary Ann Stewart. We have labeled these “Candidate Profiles,” and that is how they are titled on our TV schedule. They are NOT, however, a formulaic series of identical questions and timed answers, as is often the case. Instead, these are truly conversations in which the...

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Introducing ACMi’s new Public Affairs Intern

ACMi is delighted to welcome Vishakha Mathur, our first-ever Public Affairs Intern! Vishakha is a graduate journalism student at Emerson College. She hails from New Delhi, India, where she completed her undergraduate degree in a subject she is deeply passionate about, Political Science. She graduated from Delhi University in 2015 with a B.A. (H). Vishakha received her training in Broadcast Journalism at NDTV Ltd., a national media organization in India. Following her training, she interned in all departments within NDTV 24*7, the English news channel of NDTV Ltd. She developed a keen interest in production and politics there. Her experience there,...

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Welcome to Arlington Community Media

If you’re new here there’s a lot for you to explore! Arlington Community Media offers a lot of ways to get involved in the community whether you want to be in front of a camera, learn new skills (camera, editing, communication, design), or even just a way to meet your neighbors! To give you a quick idea of some of the ways you can get involved: ACMi Studio Knights – Every Wednesday evening at 6:30pm enjoy free pizza before working together on a group show. Arlington Public News – Every other Wednesday afternoon ACMi does a newscast that shows...

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Town Meeting Wraps Up for the Year

Town Meeting 2017 is now a wrap! Wondering whether Arlington will be designated a Sanctuary Town? Whether future residential construction will need to adopt a Good Neighbor approach? How about if the Town Treasurer should be appointed from now on, rather than elected? Town Meeting weighed in on these questions and more, and ACMi was there to capture all the deliberations, and the decisions. Find out anything you want to know about how it all unfolded by checking out our Town Meeting page or going directly to one of the meetings below. Town Meeting – May 3, 2017 Town Meeting...

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