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#ArlingtonMA newscast: What would an Arlington re-opening look like? Some answers from the town. A one on one with @SenMarkey, #MemorialDay plans from @arlingtonmagov. Plus, a spring musical hits the right note online! https://acmi.tv/videos/acmi-news-may-15-2020/

#ArlingtonMA newscast: National Guard tests for COVID-19 at senior facility, how to safely donate blood, will teachers ever teach and re-create your favorite sports moment for @ACMITV. All this and more here: https://acmi.tv/videos/acmi-news-april-17-2020/

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Sydney’s Media Moment: Mel Brooks

Sydney’s Media Moment: Mel Brooks

Sydney’s Media Moment will provide creative and enlightening glimpses into the world of entertainment, especially the movies. In honor of the recent celebration of Rosh Hashanah, we start with an appreciation of Mel Brooks, arguably our zaniest Jewish film...
Pinder

Pinder

In today’s world, it seems like there are so many options to meet people online. From dating apps to social media, it has become pretty easy to make friends or even to fall in love online. But that’s for people, what about our canine friends? Krystin...
Scutra During the Pandemic

Scutra During the Pandemic

As it gets colder outside, restaurants are still feeling the heat as they seek to expand business while conforming to CDC guidelines. Anim Osmani tells us how one local restaurant is using their eclectic menu and innovative thinking to...
Tenant Assistance

Tenant Assistance

The assistant director of planning and community development sat down with ACMi’s Inyeong Kim to discuss the return of a tenant assistance program designed to provide financial support to Arlington renters. It’s a ray of light for individuals and families...
Arlington Catholic TikTok

Arlington Catholic TikTok

School has started at Arlington Catholic High School, and with a creative twist. Here’s reporter Maxime Isaac with more on how the school is using social media to say welcome...

BLM Banner Replacement

The issue of racial injustice remains prominent throughout the country. Here’s Anim Osmani’s coverage of the recent decision by town authorities to remove the Black Lives Matter banner from town hall, and the reaction to that...
Lt. Pedrini Apology

Lt. Pedrini Apology

The town has held a number of community conversations throughout the spring and summer. The final session of the original series was postponed from its early August date and took place this week. Anim Osmani reports on how this much-anticipated public conversation...
Arlington Recreation Begins

Arlington Recreation Begins

A hallmark of the fall calendar in town is the rollout of Arlington Recreation Department classes and programs. ACMi’s Inyeong Kim spoke with those in charge about what will be different this time...
Parade on Wheels for Affordable Housing

Parade on Wheels for Affordable Housing

Arlington continues to roll with the punches as COVID-19 challenges traditional annual events. This year, Arlington’s Walk for Affordable Housing was transformed into a “Parade on Wheels.” Here’s Maxime Isaac to tell us...
Farmers’ Market During the Pandemic

Farmers’ Market During the Pandemic

Arlington’s Farmers’ Market, a Wednesday afternoon staple for years, has been a real bright spot in the local economy throughout the summer. ACMi News correspondent Anim Osmani explains Arlington’s “fresh take” on the annual...