Jared Sweet

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Alewife Return in Growing Numbers

Alewife Return in Growing Numbers

Alewife Station. Alewife Brook. The name Alewife pops up all over Arlington. But did you know, that an Alewife is a fish? Right now more than sixty thousand of them are making their annual migration from the ocean waters around Boston up the Mystic River and into the...
Tufts University Security Hack

Tufts University Security Hack

In a week when global ransom-ware attacks compromised hundreds of thousands of computers around the world, a local institution suffered its own security breach. Tufts university in Medford was the target of an attack exposing the schools financial information. Data...
A Day in the Life of the Tree Warden

A Day in the Life of the Tree Warden

Building and maintaining a healthy tree canopy is important to the ecological and physical health of a community. Here in Arlington, tree warden Tim Lecuivre responsibilities include surveying the health of existing trees, planting new trees and building a tree...
Town Meeting Highlights, Sessions 3-5

Town Meeting Highlights, Sessions 3-5

Arlington Public News continues its look at the budgets and policies decided during Town Meeting and Special Town Meeting 2017. It went down as an historic one – with changes being proposed to the treasurer’s position. Debate ensued on both sides as well...