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APD is investigating a bank robbery at Winchester Savings, 188 Medford St. suspect is a white male, late 30’s, wearing a bruins hoodie. Suspect fled towards High St Medford. Please call 7816431212 with any information. ⁦@MedfordPolice⁩ ⁦⁦@SomervillePD⁩

Gibbs School Tour

Gibbs School Tour

Join town officials as they take a tour of the newly renovated Gibbs School. The school will house Arlington’s sixth grade students and is opening its doors this...
New Animal Control Officer Diane Welsh

New Animal Control Officer Diane Welsh

“Everyday is different and I love that” That’s how new Animal Control Officer Diane Welsh described her first week on the job. APN reporter Sam Bacherman caught up with the new officer and her companion, in between responding to a cat in distress and...
Recycling Stickers

Recycling Stickers

If you come home to find a brightly colored sticker on your recycling bin, take a closer look. The DPW’s recycling team is out to remind, and educate, residents about the dos and don’ts of curbside recycling. Recycling coordinator Charlotte Milan explains...
What Arlington Libraries Could Look Like

What Arlington Libraries Could Look Like

Library use in Arlington is growing and the facilities are struggling to keep up. That’s according to library administrators who have come up with a plan to expand and revamp both the Robbins and Fox libraries. The plans call for a more modern and stronger...
School Construction Update

School Construction Update

It’s August and schools will be opening across town in just about a month. Construction projects at several schools are well underway as Arlington continues to try and keep up with expanding enrollment. APN reporter Zach Dupont has the latest on where the...
Typewriting Poetry

Typewriting Poetry

Visitors to the Uncle Sam Memorial Statue recently had a chance to try their hand at writing poetry on typewriters. For some, it came with a dose of nostalgia, and for others it was proof that everything old is new...
The Rise of Rats

The Rise of Rats

You may think rats are a city problem, but in Arlington its becoming more and more of a neighborhood problem. Rats and their borrows often appearing overnight in backyards. We take a closer look at the reason why and what can be done about it both as a community and...
Lime Bikes in Arlington

Lime Bikes in Arlington

Arlington’s newest mode of transportation is taking off. Those lime colored bicycles you’ve seen around town–they’ve had two-thousand plus rides since coming to the community at the end of June. That’s according to data from provider Lime. Nat...
Economic Development in Arlington Heights

Economic Development in Arlington Heights

What makes a successful retail destination? Arlington Heights is trying to find out. It is the last of Arlington’s three main retail hubs to get support for economic development from the town. As long term plans are developed, the natural ebb and flow of...
Beer Garden in Whittemore Park

Beer Garden in Whittemore Park

Whittemore Park welcomed the Aeronaut beer garden for its second weekend on Saturday the 14th. Comfortable temperatures and clear skies brought Arlingtonians out in big numbers for its debut a week earlier. Director of Economic Development Jenny Raitt told APN that...