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Marijuana Dispensary Closer to Permit

Marijuana Dispensary Closer to Permit

Arlington’s first ever medical marijuana dispensary is closer to opening its doors. The Massachusetts Patient Foundation has approval from the state to start constructing a facility, but are still seeking sign-off from the town’s Board of Health. As APN’s Brenda...
Remembering Ken Donnelly

Remembering Ken Donnelly

State Senator Ken Donnelly left a legacy of public service and advocacy when he passed away earlier this month. Two of his coworkers and long time friends introduce us to the man behind the...
The Ponder Scope | April 13, 2017

The Ponder Scope | April 13, 2017

On this Ponder Scope we learn about the Incoming Freshman Athletics Night, the Seal of Biliteracy and more. Discover opportunities, upcoming events, updates, and...
APN: School Recycling Efforts Get A Boost

APN: School Recycling Efforts Get A Boost

Recycling programs are getting a boost in Arlington Public Schools with the recent hiring of a Sustainability Coordinator. Green Teams, students and parents who volunteer their time, are a vital part of the recycling solutions. Here’s a look at their efforts....
Patriots’ Day & Parade Events 2017

Patriots’ Day & Parade Events 2017

On Patriots’ Day, Arlingtonians commemorate the spirit of the American Revolution with a series of festivities and reenactments. In 2017, a scheduling conflict with Easter Sunday means that many events will be held on the following weekend, April 23rd. Here is a look...
APN | Neighborhood House Construction Bylaws

APN | Neighborhood House Construction Bylaws

  As Arlington tries to balance its residential construction boom with the preservation of its established neighborhoods, three warrant articles attempt to create a good neighbor agreement. APN’s Zach Merchant has a look. For more information on the...
The Ponder Scope | April 07, 2017

The Ponder Scope | April 07, 2017

  On this Ponder Scope we learn about the science of gastronomy, SummerFun volunteers and more. Discover opportunities, upcoming events, updates, and...
Snap Shot: Remembering Ken Donnelly & Town Election Results

Snap Shot: Remembering Ken Donnelly & Town Election Results

Arlington’s 66-year-old senator, Ken Donnelly, died after an 8 month battle with brain cancer on Sunday, April 2nd. The senator served Arlington and surrounding towns in the Senate for 8 years and was a Lexington firefighter for over 30 years before that. he was...
The Ponder Scope | March 31, 2017

The Ponder Scope | March 31, 2017

On this Ponder Scope we learn about a music and arts benefit, the Junior Prom and more. Discover opportunities, upcoming events, updates, and...