Paola Tristan Arruda

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Snap Shot: Zoning Town Meetings

Snap Shot: Zoning Town Meetings

This Arlington Snap Shot edition takes a look at the  Monday April 25th and Wednesday April 27th town meetings in discussion of zoning. There were oppositions against Article 6 regarding an Arlington Redevelopment Board amendment to expand mixed use, due to density...
Newscast: April 21, 2016

Newscast: April 21, 2016

In this edition of Arlington Public News, we have a look at the latest in local government developments, including a School Committee vote to address enrollment growth by using the former Gibbs School instead of adding on to Ottoson Middle School. And public...
Snap Shot: Gender Identity & Zoning Bylaws

Snap Shot: Gender Identity & Zoning Bylaws

The Arlington Human Rights Commission is looking to join 12 other cities in Massachusetts that have nondiscrimination laws protecting gender identity. Through a warrant article they’re sponsoring, the Commission is seeking expanded protections for gender diversity in...
Global War on Terrorism Memorial

Global War on Terrorism Memorial

The Veterans Council is dedicating a memorial to veterans who fought in the Global War on Terrorism. The ceremony will begin at the town hall auditorium, followed by an unveiling at the final burial lot in Mt. Pleasant, specifically for the war on terror. APN talked...
Snap Shot: Town Meeting Elections Results

Snap Shot: Town Meeting Elections Results

Annual Town Elections took place on Saturday, April 2nd. The voter turnout was relatively low at just over 15 percent. In the open races, Kevin Greeley took 68% of the vote for the Board of Selectmen for a 10th consecutive term. Incumbent Kirsi Allison-Ampe and...
Newscast: April 07, 2016

Newscast: April 07, 2016

In this edition of Arlington Public News we have the results of town elections and a preview of the upcoming town meeting. Plus, a look at the tight housing market in Arlington, and changes to a busy Arlington Center intersection. Also, we find out about some rare...
Arlington Housing Market

Arlington Housing Market

The town of Arlington has changed a lot from its blue collar days in the 60s and 70s. Working-class, multi-generational households were the norm, and bars and restaurants were sparse. In the 1990s, restaurants began to proliferate as Arlington attracted a wave of...
Gov Roundup | Arlington Redevelopment Board

Gov Roundup | Arlington Redevelopment Board

APN has round-up from the March 21st Arlington Board of Selectman meeting that focused on timing of a possible prop 2 1/2 override. We also have debate from a recent Arlington Redevelopment Board meeting regarding proposed changes to housing...
Newscast: March 24, 2016

Newscast: March 24, 2016

At Arlington Public News, we cover stories affecting Arlington, MA. In our latest newscast, we have the details on the upcoming town election, a look at a timeline for the possible property tax override and tell you about changes that could be in store for those who...
Alfa Demmellash: Rising Tide Capital

Alfa Demmellash: Rising Tide Capital

APN is joined by Alfa Demmellash, a former Boston resident, and CEO/Co-Founder of Rising Tide Capital. Rising Tide Capital is a non-profit organization aimed at helping struggling entrepreneurs start strong...