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Arts & Entertainment Calendar | January 24, 2020

Arts & Entertainment Calendar | January 24, 2020

It’s cold outside but that shouldn’t be stopping you from enjoying the many fun activities we have in town. Here’s ACMi intern Anim Osmani with a look at just a few events to keep you...
Scouting our History of Hate

Scouting our History of Hate

There’s little debate over the fact that sports of any kind and the culture in which sporting events are played are inextricably linked. Such is the case with Upton Bell who, before being general manager of the New England Patriots was an NFL scout for the...
Old Schwamb Mill’s 50th!

Old Schwamb Mill’s 50th!

It’s no secret that Arlington is steeped in rich American history. There is a historic building in town that was set to be demolished a half century ago. But because of the great work of some town visionaries, the Old Schwamb Mill is now one of the most precious...
Upton Bell’s Odyssey Through the South

Upton Bell’s Odyssey Through the South

As we observe the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, we tap into a fascinating first-hand account of someone whose work took him to the Jim Crow south during the turbulent 1960’s. Last fall, we introduced you to a New England legend in the arena of sports: the...
Remembering Walter Scott

Remembering Walter Scott

Arlington lost one of its favorite sons last month. Walter Scott passed away on December 28th at the age of 84. Scott was the broadcasting voice for so many things hockey throughout New England. He worked at WBUR where he called hockey games for Boston University. You...
AHS Wellness Day

AHS Wellness Day

The song says it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but it can often also be the most stressful. Children are no different. Which is why it was a great time to take a time out for mental health at Arlington High School where learning is clearly important....
Snow on and Snow Forth!

Snow on and Snow Forth!

‘Twas just days before Christmas and all through the town ACMi had its tree lighting for which it’s renown! Okay the rhyming doesn’t measure up to the expertise of Mel Tormé but our annual holiday tree lighting and storytelling was another great...