Erika Banoun

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Newscast: December 3, 2015

Newscast: December 3, 2015

At Arlington Public News, we bring you stories of interest to Arlington and surrounding communities. In tonight’s newscast, we tell you about a special Sister Cities partnership between Arlington and a small town in El Salvador called Teosinte. We also present a...
Arlington Education Foundation

Arlington Education Foundation

News Intern Erika Matera Banoun speaks with Amy Speare, a member of the Arlington Education Foundation’s Board of Directors, about the various types of work they fund in Arlington’s public...
You Speak | Syrian Refugees

You Speak | Syrian Refugees

In response to recent current events going on around the world, Americans are debating whether to allow Syrian refugees into the United States. Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts along with several other governors, have made the decision to reject the acceptance of...
MassTEC Teacher of the Year

MassTEC Teacher of the Year

Ottoson Middle School teacher Gary Blanchette was named the 2015 MassTEC Teacher of the Year. The MassTEC (Massachusetts Technology Education/Engineering Collaborative) award recognizes teachers who strive for excellence and provide their students with the best...
Child Fire Safety

Child Fire Safety

The Arlington Fire Department has been getting the word out on fire prevention tips and the schools are no exception. Their fire safety talks presented to elementary school children so energized one little girl she decided to make a video about what she...
Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The goal is to increase awareness and education about breast cancer, steps you can take to detect the disease...
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. To discuss what constitutes domestic violence, and to understand its impact, APN spoke to Ted German, Director of Training at Emerge, the first abuser education program in the...
Funds for Education

Funds for Education

Local state delegates and organizers of Raise Up Massachusetts are leading a move to raise funds for schools and transportation. On September 30th they held a meeting to discuss the proposal with Arlingtonians. It calls for an amendment to the state constitution in...
AAU Sexual Assault Survey

AAU Sexual Assault Survey

According to a survey released by the Association of American Universities, one in four women experience sexual assault or sexual misconduct during their college years. We asked our APN college interns to look into how this issue has affected them, their schoolmates,...
The Children’s Room – Extended

The Children’s Room – Extended

The Children’s room is an invaluable resource in Arlington for grieving families and children, and APN was there to talk with the education director Deborah Rivlin. We spoke about how to deal with trauma in ours and our children’s lives. The...