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Arlington joins neighboring communities to celebrate the first Indigenous Peoples Day holiday, another coyote incident occurred in town, and a nightmare on Cleveland Street. All that and more in our latest newscast #ArlingtonMA
https://acmi.tv/videos/acmi-news-october-15-2021/

Jeff Barnd returns to ACMi as our News Director. Welcome back, JB!

Where has JB gone to and what has he been up to? Find out the answers in our latest blog post! https://acmi.tv/prodigal-news-director-returns-to-acmi/ @acminews

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“I Know Where My Sister Is,” a Ukrainian Horror Story

“I Know Where My Sister Is,” a Ukrainian Horror Story

In recent weeks, ACMi News has been talking to residents in Kyiv, Ukraine to get the latest updates on the brutal invasion of that country. We first established contact with Natasha and John Sennett, who moved from the United States to Kyiv in the fall of 2019, just...
What Huntington’s Tells Us About Living

What Huntington’s Tells Us About Living

May is Huntington’s disease awareness month and the Huntington’s Disease Society of America, a premiere nonprofit, held a live storytelling showcase at the Regent Theatre on May 11th. The Society is dedicated to improving the lives of everyone affected by...
Planting 5,000+ Flags for U.S. Veterans

Planting 5,000+ Flags for U.S. Veterans

In just a few days, most of us will have an extended weekend come Memorial Day on May 30th. It’ll be a time for barbecue’s, ballgames and backyard outings, not to mention great deals at retail stores and car dealers. But beyond that there’s a reason...
Is Kyiv Next?

Is Kyiv Next?

Russian president Vladimir Putin could be poised to formally declare war on Ukraine within days, abandoning his so-called “military operation” terminology. It was first reported the Russians were hoping to have a complete and total victory in Ukraine by...
Town Hall Update | May 05, 2022

Town Hall Update | May 05, 2022

In this Town Hall Update, Arlington Town Manager, Adam Chapdelaine talks about the Revised ARPA Framework, AHS Phase 1 Open House, new director of Assessments and outgoing DPCD director, plus Open Door Champion recognition for Arlington’s Fair Housing Action...
Upgrading Arlington’s Foot of the Rocks

Upgrading Arlington’s Foot of the Rocks

Arlington leaders are busy resurrecting a Revolutionary War battlefield that, if you live in Arlington, you are likely passing everyday! Thousands of patriots and redcoats met at Arlington’s Foot of the Rocks at what is now the corner of Mass Ave. and Lowell...
Banning Books: A Catch-22?

Banning Books: A Catch-22?

School districts in 26 states have banned or opened investigations into more than 11,000 books. This according to Pen America, a literary and free expression group that compiled data on these actions from last summer to March 2022. Why, in this democracy, are books...
The Ongoing Ukraine Genocide

The Ongoing Ukraine Genocide

As the brutality of Vladamir Putin’s war rages on in Uraine, there are roughly 300 journalists doing what they can to stem the tide of Russian disinformation. They call themselves “Ukraine PR Army.” Among other things, they translate false Russian...
The Current New England Patriot

The Current New England Patriot

Even though it’s the off-season, Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is calling an “audible” of sorts. He’s staging a Q&A at Suffolk University this week. ACMi News intern, Devon Distefano, had a chance to cover the story on campus. There were...
The Original New England Patriots

The Original New England Patriots

Even though the pandemic put a damper on a Patriot’s Day parade this year, that clearly did not stop area folks from coming out and celebrating Patriot’s Day in Arlington! ACMi News Director Jeff Barnd says no redcoats showed up this year but hundreds of...