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The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently received a $24,750 grant from the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. Learn how Arlington will be using these funds to create a new multi-faceted marketing campaign, VisitArlingtonMA. https://acmi.tv/videos/mott-grant/ #ArlingtonMA

The town's annual EcoWeek is set to start on May 5th, and will run through May 15th. Senior News Producer, Anim Osmani, spoke with a couple of the organizers of EcoWeek to learn about few of the many events the town will be hosting. #ArlingtonMA https://acmi.tv/videos/ecoweek-2021/

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AHS Asian American Coalition – Student Stories (S1E5)

AHS Asian American Coalition – Student Stories (S1E5)

In this extended edition of Student Stories, Jasper Zellmer (’24) sits down with the leaders of the AHS Asian American Coalition to discuss the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans, and what it means to be an ally to the Asian American community. We would...

MOTT Grant

A recent grant awarded to Arlington by the state is a development to celebrate. We received an economic boost from a pilot program initiated by the Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism. Here’s Anim Osmani with the...
EcoWeek 2021

EcoWeek 2021

Earth Day may have passed, but the spirit of global sustainability doesn’t stop there. Here in Arlington, the spirit continues with EcoWeek, a major collaborative effort between town agencies, nonprofits, and volunteers that is inviting everyone to get involved....
Road Safety Proposal

Road Safety Proposal

More changes are expected as Governor Baker announced new legislation aimed to update our travel laws and improve road safety across the Commonwealth. ACMi News Correspondent, Isabel Litterst, tells us about the key components of that...
Massachusetts Reopening: Phase IV Step 2

Massachusetts Reopening: Phase IV Step 2

Governor Baker laid out the schedule for Phase IV Step 2 of the reopening plan. The town of Arlington announced that it will follow current state guidance on gathering limits. For more details about the next step in the reopening plan and gathering limits,...
Haiku in the Heights

Haiku in the Heights

The Arlington Commission for Arts and Culture used the month of April to kick start a public art haiku project, celebrating both poetry and the coming of spring. Haiku can be sent to neighborhoodhaikus@gmail.com. The last date to submit a haiku is on May 31st. You can...
April at Maxima Gift Center

April at Maxima Gift Center

April is national poetry history month, which also includes Independent Bookstore Day. It’s a day to commemorate independent booksellers that play a significant role in communities across the nation. One Arlington store is embodying the spirit of both poetry and...
Outdoor Mask Mandate

Outdoor Mask Mandate

A prominent Boston doctor’s recent blog post has sparked a heated conversation in the Commonwealth regarding the use of face masks outdoors. Should the state of Massachusetts terminate its mask mandate? This comes after New Hampshire ended its mask mandate a...