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Talk of the Town:  Dario Fiorentini

Talk of the Town: Dario Fiorentini

Join host James Milan as he interviews Dario Fiorentini; Thompson school’s new music teacher! Learn all about Dario as he lights on various topics such as “what makes a teacher valuable,” and “how to survive a winter storm when you live on a...
Stratton Green Team Recycling Video

Stratton Green Team Recycling Video

Stratton Elementary schoolers demonstrate how you can live green and say why they think it’s important as part of the Arlington, MA public schools Green Team. Produced by Brenda Mahoney, Tina Halfpenny and Katherine...
Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Neil Osborne from the Mystic Valley branch of the NAACP dissects the historical roots and contemporary effects of voter suppression among populations of color. He speaks to both the injustice inherent in this situation and...
Talk of the Town | Lt. Brendan Kiernan – Citizen Police Academy

Talk of the Town | Lt. Brendan Kiernan – Citizen Police Academy

Lt. Brendan Kiernan of the Arlington Police Department sits down with Host Ross Fodera to inform the community about the Citizen Police Academy, an 8-week program that teaches Arlington residents about the background and nitty-gritty details of being a police officer...
Talk of the Town | Michelle Lougee

Talk of the Town | Michelle Lougee

Talk of the Town welcomes Arlington Arts Commissioner Cecily Miller and Artist-in-Residence Michelle Lougee into the studio to discuss the public art installation Michelle will be bringing to the Minuteman bike path by next fall. They share the overarching vision of...
Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers Legislative Update November 2019

Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers Legislative Update November 2019

State Representative Dave Rogers pays his quarterly visit to Talk of the Town for a Legislative Update. He shares his excitement about the current state budget, which includes additional funding for Arlington. He explains why the newly-passed Student Opportunity Act...
Driving Forces | GREY2K USA Worldwide

Driving Forces | GREY2K USA Worldwide

Christine Dorchak and Carey Theil run GREY2K USA WORLDWIDE, one of the biggest organizations trying to abolish greyhound racing across all 50 states and the world.  Their reach has extended from Arlington, Massachusetts to Florida and even overseas to China. They sat...
Driving Forces | Students Strike in Effort to Fight Climate Change

Driving Forces | Students Strike in Effort to Fight Climate Change

The organization Massachusetts Climate Strike put together a protest/strike to gain the attention of public leaders hoping they will implement effective policies in the battle against climate change. Griffin Gould is an Arlington High School student and Activist that...
Feeding The Homeless and The Hungry Part 1: Food Trucks

Feeding The Homeless and The Hungry Part 1: Food Trucks

This video is part 1 of a mini-documentary series on a project I’m working on to help feed the homeless and the hungry. I’m documenting it to raise awareness of the importance of giving back to our society. I’m also highlighting the food trucks and how they might be...
The Dears Lyric Video

The Dears Lyric Video

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month This video was produced and created by Debye...
Million Dollar Gift – FoodLink

Million Dollar Gift – FoodLink

Join us for an exciting excursion into the world of local volunteerism! On this installment of Million Dollar Gift, we were lucky enough to sit down with the staff and co-founders of Foodlink to discuss the ins and outs of food availability. Foodlink is a non-profit...
Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers

Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers

Talk of the Town invited State Representative Dave Rogers in for a Legislative Update in August. Representative Rogers is notably candid and forthright in addressing issues including what on earth to do with the MBTA, lessons being learned from the rollout of legal...
Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update July 2019

Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update July 2019

State Representative Sean Garballey sits down with Talk of the Town for an update on State House activity and legislation. Subjects covered include the new state budget and what it means for Arlington, what to do about the MBTA, where revenue from marijuana and gaming...
Talk of the Town | Thompson Green Team

Talk of the Town | Thompson Green Team

The Thompson Green Team is and has been a leader in conservation efforts inside and outside their school. We spoke to a parent, a teacher and some of the students and future activists to hear why “being green” matters to us all. We want to thank parent and...