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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:...
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...
Talk of the Town | Meet the Author: Anjali Mitter Duva

Talk of the Town | Meet the Author: Anjali Mitter Duva

Indian-American author and Arlington resident Anjali Mutter Diva sits down with ToT in advance of the “Meet the Author” event she will be featured in on November 10 at the Robbins Library. She discusses her rich personal history, from her upbringing in...
Criminal Justice Reform: Chief Fred Ryan – October 30, 2018

Criminal Justice Reform: Chief Fred Ryan – October 30, 2018

Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan visits ACMi’s Studio A to discuss a variety of issues, including the APD’s response to the controversial comments made by one of its Lieutenants in a Massachusetts police journal. Other topics covered include...
Your Arlington Dollar – Dan Dunn on the Debt Exclusion

Your Arlington Dollar – Dan Dunn on the Debt Exclusion

Veteran Select Board member Dan Dunn visits Your Arlington Dollar to walk us through two big asks coming up for Arlington voters – the debt exclusion for the high school rebuild, and the operating override it may be paired with. Topics covered include how we got...
Your Arlington Dollar – Adam Chapdelaine on Income Inequity

Your Arlington Dollar – Adam Chapdelaine on Income Inequity

Arlington Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine sits down for a candid conversation on a difficult subject – income inequity in Arlington. He discusses ideas, plans, and programs to mitigate the impact on Arlington homeowners of the override and high school rebuild that...
Talk of the Town | Cindy Friedman

Talk of the Town | Cindy Friedman

State Senator Cindy Friedman comes in to Studio A to provide an update from the State House. Tune in to hear the latest word on the MBTA, the minimum wage, criminal justice reform, and Cindy’s candid views on a range of other issues. This video was created in...