Three candidates have made it past the first major hurdle in the 4th Middlesex district senate seat special election and have been jockeying for endorsements. With no republican challengers, the winner of the democratic primary on June 25th will be assured the seat.

Also, Arlington will not be joining the fight against a housing complex along Route 2 in Cambridge. Some Cambridge and Arlington residents are concerned about increased traffic and on going flooding in the area, however.