Arlington Public News: September 19, 2018

In this edition of Arlington Public News, we broadcast from Massachusetts Avenue to celebrate Town Day 2018! Brenda Mahoney talks to several vendors downtown about Arlington’s future; particularly about Arlington’s senior population and the latest updates on mass transit in the region. We also talk to several artisans displaying their unique and imaginative work–which always adds color to this festive event. Arlington Community Media Inc’s new News Director arrives just in time for Town Day as well! Jeff Barnd strolled down Massachusetts Avenue, enjoying the live music, scrumptious food and several vendors who turned out this year. He also...

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Alewife Reaction

Arlington officials are coming out in force against the MBTA’s handling of the Alewife parking garage. The garage just over the Arlington line in Cambridge was deemed in imminent danger by an engineering group hired by The T back in the fall. The report was not made public and, according to Senator Cindy Friedman, was not not shared with an oversight committee. The T only secured a contract to improve the situation after concrete veneer fell on top of a parked car in early August. Arlingtons Select Board is asking for The T to share their plans. The town...

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Lime Bikes in Arlington

Arlington’s newest mode of transportation is taking off. Those lime colored bicycles you’ve seen around town–they’ve had two-thousand plus rides since coming to the community at the end of June. That’s according to data from provider Lime. Nat Strosberg of Arlington’s planning department tells APN that that’s a robust showing for a new concept. Lime partnered with the town and fourteen other communities through the metropolitan area planning council. The bike sharing company is one of a growing number utilizing dockless bike systems. With the app and a credit card you can pick up and drop off bikes anywhere...

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Arlington Public News: July 19, 2018

In this edition of APN Arlington’s first ever beer garden is in full swing for summer. Hear from Aeronaut co-owner Ronn Friedlander. There’s a new way to get around town. Those lime bikes you may have seen strewn about are there for you to use. What you need to know to get rolling. And later, not something many want to talk about but rat sightings are on the rise in Arlington. What the Health Department is doing and how homeowners can help....

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Talk of the Town | Cindy Friedman Legislative Update (June 2018)

Senator Cindy Friedman discusses the FY 2019 Senate budget proposal, sports betting, the committees she’s on and more! Timestamps: Budget FY 2019 Budget & Money Issues 00:30 Sports Betting 08:09 Chapter 70 money 13:44 Her Committees 17:21 Views on Young Adults 25:13 Middlesex County Sheriff 32:46 This video was created in coordination with Arlington Community Media, Inc. in Arlington, MA. ACMi is dedicated to providing an electronic forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns, and diversity of the Arlington, Massachusetts community. To find out more visit...

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