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Veterans Day Ceremony Moved

The annual Veterans Day Parade will be held on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, beginning at 10:30 a.m. Marchers will step off at Adams Street on Massachusetts Avenue and continue on to Monument Square in Arlington Center. Due to a forecast for cold weather, the ceremony will be held inside the Central Fire Station. Town Hall and both library branches will be open during regular business hours on Friday, November 10, 2017 – the day designated for the official observance of Veterans Day. Please join us in honoring the men and women who proudly served, and continue to serve our...

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Flags Fly for Heroes

Arlington High School students place flags on school grounds Nearly two-hundred American flags are flying on the Arlington High School lawn honoring everyday heroes. Each flag was purchased by a loved one in recognition of their local hero. This is the second year that the Rotary Club of Arlington has run the Flags for Heroes fundraising effort. Funds will support the club’s mission in town.   Rotary club members joined students in setting up the sea of red, white and blue. The students participate in the high school’s Workplace Alternative Program. Peter Lundstrom of the Workplace program told Arlington...

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August 21 Solar Eclipse – Great Views, Safely

In our latest episode of APN Reporter Mitch McLeod and Astronomer Bruce Ward brought you a variety of ways to view the upcoming solar eclipse. Many of the them, made right from materials you have at home. Here’s a resource list of sites where you can find detailed instructions to create your own viewer or purchase filters and glasses for safe viewing. Watch that episode here. General Information on Monday, August 21 eclipse https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/safety How to Make a Pinhole Paper Camera https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/learn/project/how-to-make-a-pinhole-camera Optical Projection with binoculars or a Telescope https://www.exploratorium.edu/eclipse/how-to-view-eclipse Local Suppliers of Welder’s Glass (#14 Welder’s Glass is...

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