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Arlington joins neighboring communities to celebrate the first Indigenous Peoples Day holiday, another coyote incident occurred in town, and a nightmare on Cleveland Street. All that and more in our latest newscast #ArlingtonMA
https://acmi.tv/videos/acmi-news-october-15-2021/

Jeff Barnd returns to ACMi as our News Director. Welcome back, JB!

Where has JB gone to and what has he been up to? Find out the answers in our latest blog post! https://acmi.tv/prodigal-news-director-returns-to-acmi/ @acminews

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The Regulars Are Coming! Again!

The Regulars Are Coming! Again!

No doubt the COVID crisis has cut short many summer activities around these parts including Revolutionary War reenactments. But we found the largest colonial battle about a hour’s drive from here that has some local folks taking part. And as ACMi News Director...
Another ACMi News Success Story

Another ACMi News Success Story

ACMi News has been in touch with several former news interns who’ve gone from cutting their teeth in Arlington to working at network TV affiliates nationwide. Alexandria Acacia is one of those interns who went from reporting along Mass Ave. to producing...
APD Responds to Civil Suit

APD Responds to Civil Suit

Arlington’s police department responds to a civil rights lawsuit filed late this week alleging a racial profiling incident which occurred February 2021. The group “Lawyers for Civil Rights,” or LCR, filed the lawsuit on behalf of 20 year old Donavon...
The APD’s National Night Out

The APD’s National Night Out

It’s no secret that Arlington’s police department does what it can to promote a trusting relationship with community members it’s paid to protect. This week, Arlington’s version of “National Night Out” took place at the Thompson...
Thrive Juice Cafe Thrives Again!

Thrive Juice Cafe Thrives Again!

A very popular and creative eatery is once again open for business. Thrive Juice Cafe at 169 Mass Ave. reopened it’s doors recently after flames swept through the building last summer. The comeback wasn’t easy but, as we discovered this week, this business...
Town Hall Update | August 04, 2022

Town Hall Update | August 04, 2022

Arlington Town Manager, Sandy Pooler, provides background on three recent grants awarded to the Town and how that funding will be used. He also reminds residents of the new phone number to contact Republic Services, the Town’s new trash/recycling collection...
Success in Savannah: A Former ACMi News Intern’s Success Story

Success in Savannah: A Former ACMi News Intern’s Success Story

We’ve had so many ACMi interns over the years who “cut their teeth” here and moved on to bigger and better things. One former news intern, who now works as a TV reporter in Savannah, Georgia, misses us so much, she came back to visit recently. That...
Natalia Fotopoulos – An AHS Champion

Natalia Fotopoulos – An AHS Champion

Last spring, we had the honor of covering a very talented varsity girls Spy-Ponder softball team. One player in particular shined the entire season. ACMi News Correspondent Leah Atkins reports that Natalia Fotopoulos is one of those excellent utility players on the...
The Battle of Menotomy

The Battle of Menotomy

Did you know that on day one of the Revolutionary War the battle that saw the most casualties was right here in town? It’s the largest battle in terms of bloodshed and it was arguably the most brutal firefight on April 19, 1775. Now, all that remains of that...
Double Trouble?

Double Trouble?

Arlington is blessed to have so many resources and sites that are absolutely pleasing to the eye! Unfortunately, this is not one of them. From the Lexington border to Route 2, our streets our filled with double utility poles. These unsightly structures were the topic...