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Assistant Superintendent Roderick MacNeal, Jr.

Assistant Superintendent Roderick MacNeal, Jr.

Arlington’s new Assistant Superintendent, Roderick MacNeal, plans to spend a lot of time in the schools getting to know students, parents and teachers and letting them get to know him. He makes the sometimes difficult transition from teacher to administrator...
Poet Laureate Cathy Desjardins

Poet Laureate Cathy Desjardins

Words like iambic pentameter, sonnet and haiku can put some off poetry. Arlington’s new Poet Laureate, Cathy Dejardins, is out to change that. She is ready to bring all residents into the art of poetry – as...
Energy & Project Manager Ken Pruitt

Energy & Project Manager Ken Pruitt

As a Green Community since 2010, Arlington has been awarded close to one and half million dollars in project funding. Obtaining new grants and managing the associated projects will keep the town’s first Energy and Project Manager busy. Ken Pruitt looks forward...
Snap Shot: School Construction Update & Dasty Memorial

Snap Shot: School Construction Update & Dasty Memorial

In this weeks Snap Shot, filmed at the Jefferson Cutter House, we fill you in on the latest updates on the construction at the Stratton and Hardy schools. Plus, we remember Dasty, the much loved K-9 unit on the Arlington Police...
Search & Rescue Training

Search & Rescue Training

Firefighters have to be ready for the toughest situations, but how do you train for something so dramatic as a search and rescue mission into a house full of smoke? Here in Arlington, a house set for demolition offers the perfect opportunity to test the fire...
The Jefferson Cutter House

The Jefferson Cutter House

James McGough takes us back through the life of Jefferson Cutter and the history of the house built by him.
History of the Arlington Railroad

History of the Arlington Railroad

In celebration of 25 years of the Minuteman Bikeway, we take a look back at what was around before the bike path was built: the Lexington & Arlington...
Fido Fest Features Four Legged Stars

Fido Fest Features Four Legged Stars

Don’t miss the first annual FidoFest sponsored by ACMi and A-Dog. Local dog owners and lovers have submitted their most adorable, funny and quirky dog videos to be unleashed at Spy Pond Park on August 19th. And there’s still time to submit your favorite...
The Solar Eclipse: Great Viewing, Safely

The Solar Eclipse: Great Viewing, Safely

On Monday, August 21st New England will have the best view of a solar eclipse in more than 30 years. APN reporter Mitch McLeod and Astronomist Bruce Ward show us how to get the best view,...