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Puppy Love

Puppy Love

There’s an Arlington ambulance service that just made a new hire. We’re told this employee will soon have a great responsibility. ACMi’s Jeff Barnd paid a visit to Armstrong Ambulance Service on Mystic Street to check out the new trainee and found...
Finally, A Crackdown?

Finally, A Crackdown?

Patriots owner Robert Kraft pled not guilty to two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution in Florida recently. This after he was charged in a crackdown on massage parlor prostitution. His case brings to light the widespread abuse taking place in the...
A Time to Heal

A Time to Heal

Arlington’s police force prides itself in setting the standard for other law enforcement agencies nationwide. Its progressive approach is driven by community values, transparency, and restorative justice. That mission was put to the test last fall when one of...
Nourishing Our Community

Nourishing Our Community

  Food Link, the community organization that rescues fresh food and alleviates hunger for so many area residents, broke ground earlier this week at its new location on Summer Street with more than 100 people attending. Food Link’s motto is “rescue food,...
Property Tax Increase

Property Tax Increase

Home values are certainly rising in Arlington. Town leaders say the average value of a single-family home is now more than $750 thousand dollars. This heady figure combined with terms like “over-ride” and “debt exclusion” can be a little...
Arlington’s New Top Cop

Arlington’s New Top Cop

Town leaders have appointed captain Juliann Flaherty to take over Arlington’s police force as acting chief. In an exclusive one-on-one interview, Flaherty tells APN’s Jeff Barnd about her plans for the force moving forward, and how she’ll be...
A Bridge Too Far

A Bridge Too Far

For the homeless, the cold winter months are unrelenting. Those people on the margins of society are faced with the daily challenge of simply surviving a cold winter night. It’s no secret the Route 2 bridge in Arlington near the Alewife station has provided a...
Chief Fred Ryan Retires

Chief Fred Ryan Retires

To many Arlington residents, the announcement that police chief Fred Ryan is retiring, effective January, came as a bombshell. Town leaders say he’ll be leaving a very different police force than he found 20 years ago. Under Ryan’s leadership, the...
A Second Chance for our Veterans

A Second Chance for our Veterans

The United States has only 5% of the world’s population, but it has nearly 25% of its prisoners. Roughly two million people incarcerated. And the Bureau of Justice Statistics says out of that two million, nearly 10% are U.S. veterans who served their country...
Watch Out for the Other Guy

Watch Out for the Other Guy

City sidewalks, busy sidewalks, dressed in holiday style. Arlington is now in the midst of the yuletide season. That means pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists all sharing the streets. Arlington does have laws in place to help everyone get to their destination...