ACMi News: December 13, 2019


Hundreds of people converge on the state house demanding action from their lawmakers to finally do something about climate change. Arlington’s climate change activists, young and old alike, sounding the alarm about humanity’s current relationship with our planet.

Arlington leaders are hoping to get the word out about the potential dangers of lead in the water. This after an annual test on more than a dozen homes in town revealed a pair of intriguing results.

Arlington is poised to announce its new permanent police chief after the first of the year. Tonight we talk to the town manager about the selection process and why it took longer than anticipated.

And ACMi’s annual Christmas tree lighting pierces the cold dark days of December once again! Making your days merry and bright!
There is music, stories, decorations, snacks; even the big man punched the clock taking time from his dinner break to pay us a visit before the big day.

That and more on ACMi News.

Snow on and Snow Forth!


‘Twas just days before Christmas and all through the town ACMi had its tree lighting for which it’s renown!

Okay the rhyming doesn’t measure up to the expertise of Mel Tormé but our annual holiday tree lighting and storytelling was another great success!

If you missed it, here are some sights and sounds of our December 7th holiday celebration.

The Ponder Scope and Sports Update | December 13, 2019


Info on the South Africa trip, a winter concert, and more on this weeks Ponder Scope.
Plus, in the Sports Update, find out when the first game of the basketball season is happening.

Justice in the Balance | Neil Osborne, Esq.

In this episode of Justice in the Balance, Neil Osborne from the Mystic Valley branch of the NAACP dissects the historical roots and contemporary effects of voter suppression among populations of color. He speaks to both the injustice inherent in this situation and what can and should be done about it.

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Talk of the Town | Lt. Brendan Kiernan – Citizen Police Academy

Lt. Brendan Kiernan of the Arlington Police Department sits down with Host Ross Fodera to inform the community about the Citizen Police Academy, an 8-week program that teaches Arlington residents about the background and nitty-gritty details of being a police officer in this town. At the end of the 8-week program, there is a graduation ceremony that shows the local police embracing the community,

To find out more visit http://www.acmi.tvThis video was created in coordination with Arlington Community Media, Inc. in Arlington, MA. ACMi is dedicated to providing an electronic forum for the free exchange of information and ideas which reflect the talents, skills, interests, concerns, and diversity of the Arlington, Massachusetts community.

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