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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:...
Talk of The Town | Fred Ryan Retirement

Talk of The Town | Fred Ryan Retirement

On the eve of his retirement, Fred Ryan sits down with ToT to reflect on his long and distinguished career as Arlington’s Police Chief from 1999 to 2019. From AHS student to rookie cop, from newly minted Chief to his final weeks on the job, Ryan discusses his...
Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

Justice in the Balance – Inside the Middlesex County Jail

ACMi Goes to Jail It’s not every day that the viewing public has a chance to see the inside of a county jail, which we bring you in this visit to the Middlesex County House of Correction. We speak to Sheriff Peter Koutoujian about the innovative programs and...
Peter Mayer in Concert Full Performance and Interview

Peter Mayer in Concert Full Performance and Interview

Singer-Songwriter Peter Mayer gave a concert in Arlington. A good mix of beautiful music, and songs that feed the spirit. Peter lives near Minneapolis and is a Unitarian Universalist and a former Jesuit. The concert was held at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist...