Category: News

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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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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Arlington Election Results

Unofficial results are in from Arlington’s Annual Town Election held Saturday, April 1st.  The lack of major uncontested races meant low turn-out. According to town clerk, Stephanie Lucarelli just under 9 percent of 30-thousand registered voters cast ballots during the snowy day.  That’s down from 15 percent from last years annual town election when there were contests for the Board of Selectman and School Committee. Two precincts saw hotly contested races for town meeting members, precinct 7 in East Arlington and  precinct 15 in the Stratton School neighborhood. Three incumbents in that district were voted out of their seats. Precinct...

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