ACMi News: August 07, 2020

Arlington was awarded a $16,000 grant for the design and engineering of a trail connecting the reservoir to the Minuteman Bikeway. The project was on of 55 in the state to receive a MassTrails grant this year. Grant funding was announced Friday, July 31st by the Department of Conservation & Recreation.

In other news, as if 2020 hasn’t dealt us enough already. The state Department of Public Health detects traces of the West Nile virus in mosquitoes found in Arlington. We have some tips to help keep you safe.

We talked to Arlington’s Town Manager on why one of the most anticipated community conversations involving Lt. Rick Pedrini was postponed.

As the state considers reform, there are many activist groups wanting a say in this process. Among them, the area NAACP. We talk to its president about equality in the decision making process.

How will Arlington public schools be opening in just four weeks? We have reaction from last weeks school committee meeting.

And every tree in Arlington is a giving tree. How can we give back?

That and more on ACMi News.