Committee proceeds with AHS rebuild design

The Arlington High School Building Committee voted against reconsidering tearing down historic parts of the building at its September 18 meeting. The unanimous vote follows push-back from some residents who have come together against the committee’s June decision to build an all-new high school. A group of residents behind the website, Save Our Historic Arlington High School, had been urging the committee to reconsider tearing down historic parts fo the school, but now say they simply want to keep the front column facade as well the front lawn.  Reached by phone Carl Wagner, who helped spearhead the group says they...

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AHS Rebuilding Project Moves to Next Phase

The Massachusetts School Building Authority accepted Arlington’s Preferred Schematic earlier this week. With that approval the Authority sent the project to the next phase of the MSBA’s process.  The Arlington School District and the MSBA will now work together to create detailed designs of the new facility. Arlington Public News has been covering the AHS rebuild project since the beginning. View forums, tours and interviews...

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S. 2277, An Act to Support Community Access Television

BOSTON – Community Media Channels in Massachusetts are one step closer to reaching parity with other cable offerings today after the Senate voted in favor of S. 2577, An Act to Support Community Access Television. Sponsored by Sen. John Keenan, the bill provides local cable channels the ability to broadcast in high-definition and have individual shows and offerings listed on program guides. The bill is supported by MassAccess, a membership-based advocacy group representative of community media organizations in Massachusetts. “We are grateful to the Senate for moving this legislation forward that will help preserve and protect our local cable...

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APN Seeking News Director

The Arlington Public News team is seeking a News Director. Reporting to the Executive Director, the News Director leads and manages the planning, production and presentation of Arlington Public News. She/he also supervises the news team and works in cooperation with staff, interns and volunteers to support ACMi’s mission of providing both essential information and expansive connection within our community. The responsibilities of the News Director include news planning, reporting, editing, and production, as well as intern supervision. The News Director helps define and maintain ethical, editorial, artistic and technical standards for news and news-related programs. Please see our...

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