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Topic: Local Election

Massachusetts Ballot Question 2 Debate: Charter School Expansion

Question 2 on the Massachusetts state ballot this fall concerns the expansion of the number of charter schools, and of students who attend them, in the commonwealth. No question seems to be generating more passion for residents of Arlington and surrounding areas. ACMi hosted a debate on this question, with Linda Hanson – an educator in the Arlington Public School system for the past 25 years – arguing against Question 2; and Julia Mejía, the Director of Families and Community Engagement for the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association, advocating for its passage.

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Debt Exclusion Ballot Results

On June 14, 2016, all three debt exclusions were passed by the voters of Arlington. The passing of these debt exclusions now authorize spending to renovate the Thompson and Gibbs school, conduct

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School Debt Exclusion: All Questions

APN interviewed four well-informed citizens about the three debt exclusion questions on the ballot for the Special Town Election to be held on June 14th. If you don’t want to watch

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School Debt Exclusion: Question 3

Arlington Selectman Dan Dunn makes the case for why Arlington residents should vote to fund our town’s share of the proposed rebuild of Minuteman Vocational Technical High School. Also, Charlie Foskett,

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School Debt Exclusion: Question 1

Jane Morgan, a Stratton Elementary School parent and member of Build Arlington’s Future, talks to ACMi’s Brenda Mahoney about why it is vitally important to fund projects at the Thompson

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School Debt Exclusion: Overview

Arlington Selectman Dan Dunn provides an overview of the three debt exclusion questions on the ballot for the Special Town Election to be held on June 14th. He explains both

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Newscast: June 2, 2016

In this edition of Arlington Public News, an increase in taxes for updated schools: voters get to decide in an upcoming special election. And a Major General helps Arlington dedicate

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You Speak | School Debt Exclusion

APN asks residents what they think of the upcoming proposition 2½ debt exclusion ballot question which would authorize spending to rebuild Arlington’s schools as well as Minuteman High School. Specifically,

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Newscast: April 07, 2016

In this edition of Arlington Public News we have the results of town elections and a preview of the upcoming town meeting. Plus, a look at the tight housing market

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Newscast: March 24, 2016

At Arlington Public News, we cover stories affecting Arlington, MA. In our latest newscast, we have the details on the upcoming town election, a look at a timeline for the possible

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