What’s Happening Around Town

What’s Happening Around Town

There are plenty of activities and events to keep kids of all ages happy during vacation week. The Historical Society’s Winter Wednesdays series continues and EcoFest is on its...
AHS Building Project Forum: Educational Visioning

AHS Building Project Forum: Educational Visioning

The second of AHS Building Project forums focused on the educational vision that educators, residents and students want to see supported in a new or renovated building. The evening began with a look at the current educational trends at AHS. Then it was participants...
Snap Shot: Representative Race & Education Budget

Snap Shot: Representative Race & Education Budget

Election and Budget season have kicked off in Arlington. There’s a primary race shaping up in the 23rd Middlesex House District and the FY19 Schools Budget includes more help for growing kindergarten...
Special Town Meeting Wraps Up in One Night

Special Town Meeting Wraps Up in One Night

Re-Codification of the Zoning By-Laws was the main issue before this month’s Special Town Meeting. The outcome of the year and a half long process was a question mark right up until the votes were counted. Four other articles passed with minimal discussion....
The Ponder Scope | February 08, 2018

The Ponder Scope | February 08, 2018

On this Ponder Scope we learn about singing telegrams for Valentine’s Day, a disaster preparedness Coursera course, and...
Community Forum on AHS Rebuild Sparks Innovative Ideas

Community Forum on AHS Rebuild Sparks Innovative Ideas

More than a hundred residents attended the first interactive community forum on the Arlington High School build project. Attendees got an update on the process. Then it was time for residents to offer their input. There are three more community forums coming up....
Flu Hits Arlington: See Just How Hard and What to Do

Flu Hits Arlington: See Just How Hard and What to Do

The flu is widespread across the nation with cases quickly rising here in Massachusetts and Public health officials say Arlington is not immune. The towns public health director tells Arlington Public News there are 37 confirmed cases of the flu in Arlington, with...