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Goatscaping in Arlington

Goatscaping in Arlington

Arlington360 Apartments took a novel approach to their invasive vegetation problem. Instead of calling in a landscaping service, it opted for ‘goatscaping,’ A landscaping solution that is growing in popularity, goatscaping uses the insatiable appetite of goats to...
Arlington Snap Shot: Zoning Town Meetings

Arlington Snap Shot: Zoning Town Meetings

This Arlington Snap Shot edition takes a look at the  Monday April 25th and Wednesday April 27th town meetings in discussion of zoning. There were oppositions against Article 6 regarding an Arlington Redevelopment Board amendment to expand mixed use, due to density...
Newscast: April 21, 2016

Newscast: April 21, 2016

In this edition of Arlington Public News, we have a look at the latest in local government developments, including a School Committee vote to address enrollment growth by using the former Gibbs School instead of adding on to Ottoson Middle School. And public...
Arlington Snap Shot: Gender Identity & Zoning Bylaws

Arlington Snap Shot: Gender Identity & Zoning Bylaws

The Arlington Human Rights Commission is looking to join 12 other cities in Massachusetts that have nondiscrimination laws protecting gender identity. Through a warrant article they’re sponsoring, the Commission is seeking expanded protections for gender diversity in...
Arlington Snap Shot: Town Meeting Elections Results

Arlington Snap Shot: Town Meeting Elections Results

Annual Town Elections took place on Saturday, April 2nd. The voter turnout was relatively low at just over 15 percent. In the open races, Kevin Greeley took 68% of the vote for the Board of Selectmen for a 10th consecutive term. Incumbent Kirsi Allison-Ampe and...