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The Armenian Cultural Foundation (ACF) plans to present a free concert, "A Tribute to Alan Hovhaness," an eminent composer (1911-2000) who grew up in Arlington and whose career spanned seven decades....
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee plans to meet in person at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 20, in the function room at Donut Villa. All interested Democrats are welcome, organizers said. There is no nee...
The Friends of Robbins Farm Park invite everyone to come to the park Saturday, June 1, to make artwork. Their creations are intended to be used to decorate the construction fence surrounding the area...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, remotely. See the agenda here >> Registration for the Zoom is available here > > The agenda says four votes are sch...
Phan The National Merit Scholarship Corp., which seeks to recognize academically talented students throughout the United States, has announced semifinalists for the 2024 scholarship program. Hundreds...
Shows with 5 groups performing are free to all Vocal Revolution Chorus of Boston has planned two free family-friendly concerts, both on Saturday, June 1, at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian...
Frederick Kalil reviews You’re likely aware of the taqueria that opened earlier this year in East Arlington from reading about it in The Boston Globe or from chatter on social media. Now two Greek pla...
The Hybrid Town Meeting Study Committee as of this month is conducting a survey of residents about the potential usefulness of a hybrid Town Meeting in future years. The study committee, created by a...
Arlington's Cyrus Dallin Art Museum invites the public to bid on more than 120 items to support the nonprofit organization. This online auction is live through 8:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19. To bid, go her...
Registration for the 2024 Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) is open through Saturday, June 1 at 5 p.m., Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian's office has announced. Arling...
UPDATED May 18: The Philharmonic Society of Arlington (PSA) presented the Arlington-Belmont Chamber Chorus at 8 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2024, at First Parish Unitarian-Universalist, 630 Mass. Ave., Arlin...
UPDATED May 18: The Arlington International Film Festival ( AIFF ) recently solicited entries for its 2024 event -- Nov. 7 through Nov. 20 at the Capitol Theatre -- and the deadline to submit was Frid...
Residents may submit up to four pieces to Arlington Community Education’s annual cover art contest. This competition is open to artists high-school-aged and up. The deadline to be considered is Monday...
Signs on Minuteman Bikeway. The Town of Arlington soon plans to use a grant from the Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) to improve accessibility on the Minuteman Bikeway and at the Ed Burns Aren...
A three-decade-old institution, the Arlington Greek Festival is scheduled to return from June 6 through June 9 at St. Athanasius Greek Orthodox Church, 4 Appleton St. As always, there is no admission...
Mystic Brass Ensemble (MBE), Arlington’s community brass ensemble, plans to present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at First Baptist Church, 819 Mass. Ave., Arlington. Soloist on Ernst Sa...
Cantilena , a women’s chorus based in Arlington, performed "I Will Be Earth: The Poetry of Nature" on. Saturday, May 11, 2024, at First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, 630 Mass. Ave. In a...
Jenny Ribeiro, Janice Edwards, Joanna Porackova / Courtesy photo 'Great introduction to opera,' PACC says Three professional opera singers presented portions of the works of Richard Wagner at 3 p.m. S...
The Philharmonic Society of Arlington (PSA) presented its "Sponsors' Concert" with the Arlington-Belmont Chorale and the Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra on Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. The venue, the Fir...
The Creative Music Series plans to present the Todd Brunel Quartet at 8 p.m. Friday, June 28, 2024. at St. John's Episcopal Church, 74 Pleasant St., Arlington. The quartet features Laura Jordan on per...
Starting in November, the default percentage of renewable energy for the Arlington Community Electricity (ACE) program will increase to a total of 100 percent, town officials say. At that point, Arlin...
The deadline is Monday, May 13, to apply for the $3,000 scholarship annually awarded by the Arlington Friends of the Drama -- the Denis M. Fitzpatrick Scholarship. Graduating high-school seniors in an...
UPDATED May 28: The town Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday, May 28, at 7:30 p.m. via a remote meeting. See the agenda here > Registration for the Zoom was available here > Per the agenda, there boar...
Flanagan Collection of poems to appear in print, online UPDATED May 2: Arlington Poet Laureate Jean Flanagan sought contributions to a planned publication called Anthology of Arlington, Massachusetts...
UPDATED May 6: The local presence of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul ( SVdP ) asked residents to donate to its spring clothing drive, held April 27 and 28 at St. Camillus Church, 1185 Concord Turnp...
UPDATED April 29: The "Arlington Community Connections Fair" took place from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at Arlington High School, 869 Mass. Ave. It was free and open to all. Participating organi...
UPDATED April 29: CORE Mental Health held a launch party at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Arlington Community Center, 27 Maple St. The purpose was to share CORE's programming, which reimagines menta...
UPDATED April 29: Park Avenue Congregational Church (PACC), 50 Paul Revere St., was the host for a rummage sale Saturday, April 27, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Cash and debit/credit cards were acce...
Halalisa Singers / Courtesy Halalisa UPDATED April 29: Boston-based world-music vocal ensemble The Halalisa Singers , led by artistic director Mary Cunningham, presented the "Great American Songbook"...
UPDATED April 29: Ottoson and Gibbs Middle School students staged the musical play "Mean Girls Jr." at Arlington High School, 869 Mass. Ave., April 26 and April 27, 2024. The show was presented throug...
All were invited to celebrate National Poetry Month with Arlington's four poets laureate (one current, three former) at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 25, at Robbins Library, 700 Mass. Ave., Arlington. The fo...
Child soloist from Boston featured on cello on one piece The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was the host for its hourlong family-friendly concert at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 21, 2024, at Arlington To...
Participant diversity called possibly greatest in years UPDATED April 20: Neighbors Eating All Together (NEAT) hosted its most recent community meal on Saturday, April 13, at Park Avenue Congregationa...
Melanie Salisbury The Menotomy Concert Series presented a song concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, at at Arlington Town Hall, 730 Mass. Ave. The concert, "Welcome to Fantasy Island: Songs of Far-of...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m. via a remote meeting. See the agenda here > Per the agenda, there board reviewed five hearings. Details can be read below:
UPDATED April 12: The rare astronomical phenomenon that was the solar eclipse reached near-totality at approximately 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 10, with the moon appearing to almost completely cover the...
Work to start in September and to be completed a year later The Town of Arlington, in partnership with the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA), earlier this spring was awarded $959,757 from the...
Dan Fox UPDATED April 8: The schedule for the 13th annual Arlington Jazz Festival was announced in March 2024, and the multi-day event took place April 4-7 at various places around town. Each year sin...
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee met via Zoom conference at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 16. All interested Democrats were welcome, organizers said. To register, go to https://arlingtondems.org/ and cl...
Rogers UPDATED May 17: The office of state Rep. Dave Rogers has announced his office hours for May 2024, including a visit to Arlington Monday, May 20, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., at Robbins Library, 700 Mass....
The town Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday, April 9, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting was held remotely. See the agenda here > Per the agenda, there were three hearings planned for this meeting, two contin...
Arlingtonians welcome to join this longstanding nonprofit group UPDATED April 20: LexFun , a volunteer-run parent organization serving Lexington and contiguous communities including Arlington, hosted...
As in past, event dedicated to late Fire Deputy Chief Steve Porciello UPDATED April 20: The fifth annual "Pulling for Hope" event was at St. Camillus Parish, 1185 Concord Turnpike, on Saturday, April...
The Town of Arlington has won a $50,000 grant to evaluate potential sites for a networked geothermal project, according to a news release from the town's Department of Planning and Community Developme...
Cambridge-based performing ensemble Oriana Consort presented a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22, at Park Avenue Congregational Church. Oriana offered "Nature's Voice," a program of choral works cele...
Frederick Kalil reviews Tatte’s formula for success isn’t difficult to unlock. Take the sinful attraction of pastry, add the counterweight of bowl food with Middle Eastern flavors and streamline servi...
The Philharmonic Society of Arlington invited residents to its "Music of Fairytales" family-friendly concert held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, at the First Parish Unitarian Church, 630 Mass. Ave., Arli...
Two student-athletes from Arlington made the Dean's List at Endicott College last semester, according to Shawn Medeiros, director of sports information at the college James Ellis and Will Mason, both...
Next one due in April; date/location to be announced Approximately 150 people attended the recent free community meal held at Thompson Elementary School's cafeteria and organized by the local nonprofi...
UPDATED March 14: The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, March 26, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is to be held remotely. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday, March 12, 2024, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting was held remotely, with registration via this Zoom link >> See the agenda here > There are two scheduled hearing...
The Philharmonic Society of Arlington held its "Almost Spring" concerton Sunday, March 10, at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Mass. Ave. The Arlington-Belmont Chorale and Arlington...
DD Simonelli UPDATED March 5: The Menotomy Concert Series and the local musical group Spajazzy presented a concert in honor of International Women's Day at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 8, at Arlington Town...
Early caucus attendees. / Kim Haase photo More than 30 Democrats in Arlington held a caucus Saturday, Feb. 24, to elect delegates to the 2024 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Elected as Arlington'...
Rogers State Rep. Dave Rogers has announced that his summer internship program at the State House welcomed applicants. The internship is geared toward providing those interested in democracy an opport...
Mystic Brass Ensemble (MBE), Arlington’s community brass ensemble, plans to present its winter concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at First Baptist Church of Arlington, 819 Mass. Ave. The program, "The...
UPDATED March 20: The Town of Arlington accepted applications for its second civic academy through March 18, 2024. No tuition is charged. To be eligible, applicants must be Arlington residents at leas...
Arlington's update of its master plan began with a webinar held Thursday, Feb. 29, from 6 to 7 p.m. Claire Ricker, director of the Department of Planning and Community Development announced that, as p...
Rogers The Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit provides an opportunity for many residents 65 and older to save money on their income taxes, State Rep. Dave Rogers is reminding Arlingtonians. This tax cr...
Richard Belofsky of Arlington Richard Belofsky of Arlington has earned the designation of "five-star wealth manager" -- and this is the 13th consecutive time he has received this honor, the Bulfinch G...
Dan Fox, founder of the Dan Fox Foxtet. The Menotomy Concert Series presented a free performance by the Dan Fox Foxtet at Town Hall on Friday, Feb. 16 at 7:30 p.m. The group plays swing and standards...
Friedman State Sen. Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) has joined her colleagues in the states Senate to pass An Act to sensibly address firearm violence through effective reform — the SAFER Act — to inc...
Longtime local professional artist Lidia Kenig-Scher spoke about interior design in the Lunch & Learn Monthly Series on Friday, Feb. 16, at Workbar Arlington, 1167 Mass. Ave. The title of her speech w...
Residents are welcome to join Senné Arlington , 75 Park Ave., at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, for a discussion for home buyers and sellers. Navigating the real estate transaction is a difficult process, a...
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian has been named the 2023 Sheriff of the Year by the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA). The award was presented to Koutoujian during MCSA’s Winter Conference...
Arlington, Lexington and Acton have collaborated on a new website to provide information on energy-efficient and fossil-free building requirements in new construction, a news release said. The website...
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra (PSA) invited the public to its midwinter "Words Made Music" concert, held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10, at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 M...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, Feb. 13, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is expected to be held remotely. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here > There ar...
Kim Chiaradonna, proprietor of the recently opened Chill Salon at 448 Mass. Ave. in Arlington Center, has announced events. The salon was the host for a ribbon-cutting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, and...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (“Blue Cross”) and the City of Boston provided $20 Bluebikes credits per person through March 8, wherever Bluebikes are available for rental, including in Arlin...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is expected to be held remotely. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here > There ar...
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee met in person Monday, Feb. 12, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the function room at Donut Villa, 319 Broadway. (he time was previously 7:15 p.m. All interested Democrats we...
UPDATED Jan. 17: Families were invited to a "Winter Wonderland extravaganza" at Minuteman High School in Lexington from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. There, they can enjoy hot chocolate, winter g...
The directors of the Arlington Land Trust w elcomed the public to the annual meeting in person in January at the Donut Villa Diner, 319 Broadway in Arlington Center. They elected board members, heard...
Frederick Kalil reviews The interior décor at Pasha sets an effective scene of an Ottoman bazaar, no surprise as the restaurant is, in fact, also a bazaar. Those hanging lamps and ceiling tapestries s...
The next free NEAT community meal is slated for 5 p.m. this Saturday, Jan. 20, at the Arlington Community Center at Maple and Academy streets. While RSVPs are not required, they do help the chefs plan...
UPDATED Dec. 26: The Greater Boston Bluebikes program says that it plans to integrate some 750 e-bikes into its fleet in 2024. The cities of Boston, Cambridge, Somerville and Everett; the town of Broo...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. This is expected to be a remote meeting only. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here > There ar...
Dr. Michael Pfitzer, new permanent music director The Mystic Chorale has announced in a news release that Dr. Michael Pfitzer will be its new permanent music director, beginning in March. Mystic is a...
As of Thursday, Jan. 4, this traffic sign was put in place to reemphasize the crosswalk at Park and Wollaston avenues -- the scene of two serious injuries to pedestrians within 6 weeks. UPDATED Jan. 5...
Earlier this autumn, town officials and staff congratulated 19 graduates on their completion of the inaugural Arlington Civic Academy. Town Moderator Greg Christiana and Town Manager Jim Feeney made b...
Miguel Petris of Arlington recently won a fellowship. Arts administrator Miguel Petris of Arlington is one of six New England leaders selected for the second annual National Leaders of Color Fellowshi...
The Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) brought some pre-Christmas cheer to the littlest residents of its Menotomy Manor facility. AHA officials plus personnel of the Arlington police and fire departmen...
The Town of Arlington recently created a Sustainable Landscape Handbook -- a comprehensive guide to shaping and maintaining an environmentally friendly landscape. Town officials say that whether the r...
UPDATED Dec. 19: Brookline Bank again teamed up with Marine Toys for Tots for the 2023 holiday season; donations were accepted from Nov. 6 through Dec. 8. The bank announced Dec. 19 that 2,850 toys --...
The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is auctioning off three drawings from the late Karen Aqua's animated 1997 film "Ground Zero/Sacred Ground" as a fund-raiser. "Ground Zero/Sacred Ground...
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra invites residents to its "Almost Winter" concert, set for 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 17, at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Mass. Ave. The performance...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals met Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m., remotely. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here > The members planned to vote on one hearing regarding...
Staying power creates enviable status with many enduring favorites Frederick Kalil reviews Tryst has been ensconced in the center of town long enough that it might be beset with a resulting invisibili...
Arlington has achieved the top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation's annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for 2023, a town press release said. This is the 12th year of the MEI...
The Board of Health is planning to meet remotely Wednesday, Dec. 6, at 3 p.m. This is to be a remote meeting, according to director Natasha Waden. Registration via zoom can be done here >> The agenda...
Charlotte Breef-Pilz The Town of Arlington has named Charlotte Breef-Pilz as Arlington’s new health compliance officer, according to Health and Human Services Director Colleen Leger. The health compli...
Michael Cunningham Town Manager Jim Feeney has appointed Michael Cunningham as Arlington’s new town counsel, as of Monday, Nov. 13. The town counsel serves as the chief legal officer of the town, pros...
The town of Arlington has launched a new online system for obtaining building, plumbing, electrical, gas, dumpster and sign permits. The new system will allow residents to apply for permits and to pay...
Arlington's newest Jiu-Jitsu gym, NESF Boston , opened at 965 Mass. Ave. on Oct. 23; its managers say that they are now offering a seven-day free trial to first-time local visitors. NESF Boston says t...
All were invited to join the Friends of the Robbins Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, for a free showing of the silent movie “The Gold Rush,” with pianist Richard Hughes. Written and directed by Ch...
Electrify Arlington , a program of the Town of Arlington, invited residents to attend an open house scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20, at the Arlington Community Center, to learn about ways t...
Col. Philip McGovern Arlington Town Manager Jim Feeney appointed Col. Philip McGovern as the town’s new veterans’ services director beginning Nov. 6. As director, he is responsible for the daily opera...
For the fifth consecutive year, members of the Arlington Police Department took part in "No Shave November," which raises money for charitable causes. This year, many APD members may forgo facial hair...
The Arlington International Film Festival, or AIFF , brought a wide variety of films from around the world to Arlington’s own Capitol Theatre Nov. 3 through Nov. 5, say its organizers, Executive Direc...
UPDATED Nov. 14: The Society of St. Vincent de Paul ( SVdP ) hosted their annual clothing drive Nov. 4 and 5, at St. Agnes Church, 32 Medford St. Residents evaluating their wardrobes for the fall and...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet tonight, Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. This meeting is expected to be held remotely. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here >...
The Arlington Philharmonic Orchestra has announced that its annual fall concert is scheduled for today, 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, at First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, 630 Mass. Ave. Led by Mus...
'Crows' by Gerry Menz of Arlington The work of three Arlington artists appear in "Showing Up: The Practice of Art," an exhibit at the Belmont Gallery of Art that ran from Sept. 9 through Oct. 22. The...
Carmel Murphy-Kotyan of CMK Home Care invites caregivers to a free one-hour virtual Lunch and Learn event, “Long Term Care Insurance,” at noon Wednesday, Oct. 18. According to Murphy-Kotyan, this pres...
Park Avenue Congregational Church (PACC) presented a Christmas concert via Zoom at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3. PACC's 2023-2024 concert season as a whole explores the many expressions of love, organizers s...
Friedman With the goal of providing financial relief to families across the commonwealth while making Massachusetts more competitive with other states, the Massachusetts Legislature overwhelmingly pas...
The plan for a 43-unit affordable housing project proposed to be built at 10 Sunnyside Ave. by the nonprofit organization Housing Corporation of Arlington by 2026 has been approved unanimously, with c...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, to hold six hearings. This is planned to be a remote meeting only via Zoom. Register here >> According to the town w...
Review: Acitrón Frederick Kalil reviews Having always been of the belief that good Mexican food needn’t suck the wallet dry, I habitually tap into Arlington’s modest — and very good — spots when I get...
Carmel Murphy-Kotyan of CMK Home Care invites caregivers to a free Lunch and Learn event, “Tips for Navigating Challenging Family Conversations,” on Thursday, Sept. 20 from noon to 1 p.m. Crystal Thor...
Charlotte Kelley receives award Arlington resident Charlotte Kelley earlier this summer won a Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in community theater at the recent gala of the Eastern Massachuset...
The Council on Aging (CoA) plans to kick off a two-year pilot program Thursday, Sept. 7, providing certain aspects of parking relief to Arlington residents ages 65 and over. The parking sticker will a...
The town’s Zoning Board of Appeals held its final public hearing earlier this month on the 43-unit affordable housing project proposed to be built at 10 Sunnyside Ave. by the Housing Corporation of Ar...
In recognition of Environmental Awareness Month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is planning to donate $1 for every ride taken on Bluebikes to the Boston Tree Alliance Program through...
This month, the Thompson School PTO is launching its 2023-2024 Arlington Community Card at Town Day. The $10 Arlington Community Card grants the bearer yearlong ongoing discounts at more than 35 local...
Friedman Gov. Maura Healey, who earlier this month became an Arlington resident , on Wednesday signed the fiscal year 2024 (FY24) state budget passed by the Legislature on July 31 and supported by all...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29, to hold five hearings. According to the town website , "The ZBA hears and decides applications for special permits, petiti...
Review: Home Taste Frederick Kalil reviews A recent check-in at Home Taste, satellite of an identically named mothership in Watertown, brought a fresh reminder of the challenges faced by restaurants....
UPDATED Aug. 15: The Arlington Public Schools (APS) invited all potential employees to an on-the-spot hiring fair held Wednesday, Aug. 16, from 4 to 6 p.m. at Arlington High School, 869 Mass. Ave. An...
UPDATED Aug. 20: Arlington's Zoning Board of Appeals met online at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1, to continue the ongoing hearing on the proposed development at 10 Sunnyside Ave. The following was to be h...
UPDATED Aug. 14: Creating the winning poster for the 13th Annual Arlington International Film Festival -- image at left -- was Elijah White, a junior at Massachusetts College of Art. In a news release...
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee aka ADTC, is taking part in Food Link ’s Ride for Food Fundraiser. Donations are sought by Sept. 30 and may be made to https://ride.threesquaresne.org/team/5087...
The Town of Arlington is accepting applications to its first Civic Academy. Applications were due by noon EDT Friday, Aug. 18. No tuition will be charged. Applicants must be Arlington residents at lea...
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee plans to meet in person on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7:15 p.m. in the function room at Donut Villa, 319 Broadway. All interested Democrats are cordially invited, org...
The Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassART) has announced that award nominations are due today. Self-nominations are accepted. The MassART Common Good Awards is a new category; the awards ce...
UPDATED: With temperatures well above 80 degrees in eastern Massachusetts in the last week of July 2023, government officials continued to advise residents of options to stay cool and safe, to overly...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, July 25, at 7:30 p.m., to hold two hearings. Register for the meeting at this Zoom link >> See the agenda here >
Review: Prep Neighborhood Kitchen Frederick Kalil reviews Located in a former pizzeria, Prep Neighborhood Kitchen has an interior that appears much the same as numerous pizza parlors populating Mass....
The Arlington Democratic Town Committee met in person on Monday, July 17, at 7:15 p.m. in the function room at Donut Villa, 319 Broadway. All interested Democrats were cordially invited, organizers sa...
UPDATED June 16: The Philharmonic Society of Arlington held an open rehearsal Wednesday, June 14, at 8 p.m. at First Parish Unitarian Universalist, 630 Mass. Ave. Enjoy making music under the baton of...
UPDATED MAY 31: Arlington Democrats are invited to attend an in-person caucus on Saturday, June 17, at 10 a.m. to elect 36 delegates and six alternates to the 2023 Massachusetts Democratic Convention....
Nearly 60 Democrats in Arlington held a caucus Saturday morning, June 17, to elect delegates to the 2023 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. The caucus filled the function room of Donut Villa on Broa...
The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office again warns area residents to be aware of active telephone scams in which perpetrators pose as members of law enforcement. The office has recently received information f...
The Philharmonic Society of Arlington presented its annual pops concert and strawberry festival, "The Great American Songbook," with the Arlington-Belmont Chorale and the Arlington Philharmonic Orches...
Friedman Sen. Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) joined her colleagues in the Massachusetts Senate in unanimously passing a $55.9 billion budget for fiscal 2024. Following a robust, spirited and engaging...
The town Zoning Board of Appeals plans to meet Tuesday, June 13, at 7:30 p.m., to hold another hearing on the proposed development at 10 Sunnyside Ave., the proposed Housing Corporation of Arlington p...
Proposed condos and retail space at 1021-1025 Mass. Ave. / Harrison Mulhern Architects The town Zoning Board of Appeals is due to meet Thursday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m., to weigh its final decision on th...
Clement UPDATED May 12: In a development capping two weeks of drama in next-door Lexington, the beleaguered superintendent-director of the Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District, Kath...
Frederick Kalil reviews Devotees of longtime Arlington restaurant Toraya will doubtless be familiar with the trajectory of its peremptory closing and postpandemic reopening. For those who have yet to...
Barnd Haynes Sprague UPDATED April 21 : The Friends of the Robbins Library hosted a moderated discussion, “Why All News is Local,” featuring Jeff Barnd of Arlington Community Media (ACMi), Crystal Hay...
UPDATED May 26: Registration for the 2023 Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Youth Public Safety Academy (YPSA) opened April 12, Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian announced, and registration has been extended throu...
From left, Jane Pokress, Arlington; Kaytaki Pathak, Arlington; and Ellie Kolakowski, Lancaster, with collected products to be donated regionally. Since October, three environmental science and technol...
Frederick Kalil reviews When your mother admonished that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, she couldn’t have foreseen the dawning of the donut benedict. Admittedly, uncertain times call...
A first impression of Makalu begins with the emanation of aromas extending to the opposite side of Mass. Ave. a block away. The Nepali and Indian food restaurant opened about four months ago during a...
The Friends of Robbins Library accepted donations to the Children's and Young Adult Book Sale, set for Saturday, Feb. 25. Contributors may bring gently used items to the Robbins Library , 700 Mass. Av...
Students in Minuteman High School ’s Interact Community Service Club recently provided donated gloves, coats, hats and mittens to representatives from Open Table , a nonprofit in Concord and Maynard t...
UPDATED Dec. 21: The Boston Globe's Best area restaurants in 2022 says: new neighborhood joint: “BoonNoon Market in Arlington. Here, Nutthachai “Jeep” Chaojaroenpong (DakZen) serves bright, craveable...
The Cambridge Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is set to present its Holiday Pops concert in Arlington Town Hall at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 16. The elegant and festive concert will include many holiday favorites,...
Students in the Minuteman High School chapter of the National Honor Society, several of them from Arlington, have collected 183 gifts for children in need this holiday season. The students are very gr...
Six Arlington students at Minuteman High School have been named Commonwealth Athletic Conference League all-stars for the fall 2022 season. Both the boys’ and girls’ soccer teams at Minuteman qualifie...
Friedman An act designating July 8 as Massachusetts Emancipation Day, also known as Quock Walker Day (H.3117), became law Nov. 1, when it was signed by Gov. Charlie Baker. The law directs the governor...
Belmont World Film’s Family Festival is marking its 20th year. This month the event is running from Jan. 14 to 22, with both in-person screenings and workshops, and with some films available virtually...
The 2022 Arlington International Film Festival ( AIFF ) presents "Voices of Our Youth," its annual program of films by students, at noon Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Capitol Theatre. At its annual awards c...
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul ( SVdP ) is conducting a clothing drive in Arlington on Nov. 5 and Nov. 6 at St. Agnes Church, 32 Medford St., Arlington. If you plan to go through your closets this...
UPDATED Nov. 6: The 12th annual Arlington International Film Festival ( AIFF ) opened Thursday, Nov. 3, and concludes Sunday, Nov. 6, at the Capitol Theater, 204 Mass. Ave., East Arlington. It include...
The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is offering free, weekly written exams for those interested in beginning their careers as correction officers. Individuals wishing to take the exam may indicate their in...
The 2022-23 school year at Minuteman High School began Aug. 30 with a ninth-grade class of 189, one of the largest in recent memory. For the first time in the school’s history, all of the ninth grader...
Park University , in Parkville, Mo., has announced its spring graduates, and among them is Arlington resident Chirag P. Patel, who received a master's degree in business administration in finance. The...
Twenty-three adult students from greater Boston, including four from Arlington, recently completed evening courses in automotive technology, carpentry, cosmetology and electricity at Minuteman Technic...
Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is joining a select group of local officials as the inaugural cohort of the National Association of Counties’ Familiar Faces Leadership Network for their commitme...
The MassBay Community College class of 2022 has achieved a perfect pass rate on the national American Registry of Radiologic Technologist licensure exam. Among those in the class is Megan Keeffe of Ar...
Friedman Rogers Garballey The Massachusetts Legislature unanimously passed a $52.7 billion budget for fiscal 2023. The budget, passed July 18, upholds fiscal responsibility and makes targeted investme...
Gov. Charlie Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and several members of the governor’s cabinet visited Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical High School on July 22 and awarded more than $32 million in gran...
A team of three environmental science students from Minuteman High School won gold medals at the national SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta for their work certifying a vernal pool in the town of Bolton...
Friedman The state Senate has passed three bills that seek to reform various aspects of the criminal legal system to create fairer processes and encourage rehabilitation. Two of the bills, S.2942 An A...
Friedman The state Senate has passed legislation aimed at ensuring stability and oversight of care for the more than 3,000 Massachusetts children involved with the Department of Children and Families...
An animal health-and-wellness center to be operated in collaboration with Minuteman High School students and professional staff from Boston Veterinary Clinic (BVC) has tentative plans to open on the M...
Friedman The state Senate has passed a $5.07 billion general government bond bill to fund construction projects related to health care, higher education, information technology, workforce development,...
Friedman Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) joined her colleagues in the state Senate to pass S.2924 , An Act fostering voter opportunities, trust, equity and security (the VOTES Act ). This land...
UPDATED June 8: Join the Friends of the Robbins Library for a hula program by Hui Lehua o Kamawila , set for Thursday, June 9, at 7 p.m., has been postponed two weeks because of expected rain. The fre...
UPDATED: The 121 graduates of the Minuteman High School class of 2022, including 27 from Arlington, bid a spirited goodbye and looked forward with anticipation to the next phase of their lives at the...
Seven Minuteman High School students, including those from Arlington, have received gold medals at the 2022 SkillsUSA Massachusetts awards ceremony and will head to the national competition in Atlanta...
Minuteman High School recently recognized four students from Arlington, Lexington, Needham, and Stow with the Student of the Term Award. The award is based on nominations from teachers and celebrates...
At the Arlington Democratic Town Committee's April 11 virtual meeting, Aimee Coolidge stepped down from her role as cochair after 18 years at the helm of the committee. Once the election of officers w...
Minuteman's cooperative-education program, commonly referred to as "co-op," allows students to work at job sites within the scope of their career majors. Students receive on-the-job training, course c...
Ken Donnelly The Minuteman Regional Vocational Technical School District recently became the only school district to receive funding from the Sen. Kenneth J. Donnelly Workforce Success Grant to train...
Seventeen students from Minuteman High School received medals in the SkillsUSA Massachusetts district technical competitions this month. More than 370,000 vocational-technical students participate in...
A Minuteman High School alumnus has beaten Bobby Flay! “Bobby Flay was a very kind host and I couldn’t have asked for a better competitor,” Keeley said.Arlington native Jon Keeley, class of ’01, is no...
Friedman T he state Senate nn Feb. 17 passed legislation that would designate July 8 as Massachusetts Emancipation Day, also known as Quock Walker Day. The bill, S.2704, filed by Sen. Cindy F. Friedma...
More than 100 Democrats in Arlington held a virtual caucus Feb. 12 to elect 40 delegates and seven alternates to the 2022 Massachusetts Democratic Convention. Arlington elects one of the largest deleg...
UPDATED, Feb. 10: Two candidates for governor, Sonia Chang-Diaz and Maura Healey, spoke at the Arlington Democratic Town Committee virtual meeting on Monday, Feb. 7. As many 76 people watched, includi...
Cities and towns involved in the Resilient Mystic Collaborative applauded the doubling of annual funds for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Grant Program to $21 million in the Baker admi...
Deval Patrick The Arlington Democratic Town Committee held a forum about strengthening Democracy and voting rights May 6 that featured former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and was moderated by Arli...

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