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Driving Forces – Students Strike in Effort to Fight Climate Change

Driving Forces – Students Strike in Effort to Fight Climate Change

The organization Massachusetts Climate Strike put together a protest/strike to gain the attention of public leaders hoping they will implement effective policies in the battle against climate change. Griffin Gould is an Arlington High School student and Activist that...
Feeding The Homeless and The Hungry Part 1: Food Trucks

Feeding The Homeless and The Hungry Part 1: Food Trucks

This video is part 1 of a mini-documentary series on a project I’m working on to help feed the homeless and the hungry. I’m documenting it to raise awareness of the importance of giving back to our society. I’m also highlighting the food trucks and how they might be...
The Dears Lyric Video

The Dears Lyric Video

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month This video was produced and created by Debye...
Million Dollar Gift – FoodLink

Million Dollar Gift – FoodLink

Join us for an exciting excursion into the world of local volunteerism! On this installment of Million Dollar Gift, we were lucky enough to sit down with the staff and co-founders of Foodlink to discuss the ins and outs of food availability. Foodlink is a non-profit...
Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers

Talk of the Town | Dave Rogers

Talk of the Town invited State Representative Dave Rogers in for a Legislative Update in August. Representative Rogers is notably candid and forthright in addressing issues including what on earth to do with the MBTA, lessons being learned from the rollout of legal...
Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update July 2019

Talk of the Town | Sean Garballey Legislature Update July 2019

State Representative Sean Garballey sits down with Talk of the Town for an update on State House activity and legislation. Subjects covered include the new state budget and what it means for Arlington, what to do about the MBTA, where revenue from marijuana and gaming...
Talk of the Town | Thompson Green Team

Talk of the Town | Thompson Green Team

The Thompson Green Team is and has been a leader in conservation efforts inside and outside their school. We spoke to a parent, a teacher and some of the students and future activists to hear why “being green” matters to us all. We want to thank parent and...
Talk of the Town | Vaping Discussion

Talk of the Town | Vaping Discussion

Karen Koretsky, Director of the Arlington Youth Health and Safety Coalition (AYHSC), discusses vaping with Kelley Damore, member of the AYHSC Parent Advisory Board and Dr. Patrick Egan, Associate Medical Director for Primary Care, MIT. Topics discussed: vaping use,...
Million Dollar Gift – Juli Brazile

Million Dollar Gift – Juli Brazile

In this series that shines a spotlight on the immense value we all receive from the volunteer efforts of many Arlington residents, we talk to Juli Brazile, a whirlwind of volunteerism and civic engagement who has taken on a host of different roles over almost three...
Talk of the Town | Kathy Kemp on Senior Health

Talk of the Town | Kathy Kemp on Senior Health

Are you a senior, or the child of a senior citizen? Are you struggling with choices, or simply want to know more? Geriatric Care Manager Kathy Kemp discusses options, and answers questions regarding how to age...
Talk of the Town | Liza Talusan

Talk of the Town | Liza Talusan

Liza Talusan, Ph.D., an eminent Educator and Facilitator, recently presented a workshop for Arlington parents about how to talk to their children about difficult subjects, and specifically race. She sat down with Talk of the Town to share her wisdom and provide some...
Your Arlington Dollar – Paul Tierney

Your Arlington Dollar – Paul Tierney

Do you know what Assessors do? How the tax rate is calculated? How to apply for abatements and exemptions? We examine these and other topics of interest with Arlington’s Director of Assessments. “People who complain about taxes can be divided into two classes:...