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UPDATED Sept. 22: Town Day on Sept. 17 was much more than a win-win. Depending on your perspective, the day had at least four wins. Consider:
Town Day 2022, AHS cheerleaders at Town Hall. / Isla Jamieson photo

  1. Five participants at YourArlington's booth each won a $25 gift certificate for correctly answering a five-question quiz about Arlington news (answers and names below).

  2. The site, the town's only online independent news source that pays reporters to write about the town, announced in a booth display that it has won a $15,000 federal grant. The funds will be used over the next two years to pay for longer-form, explanatory journalism.

  3. A nonprofit news site thrives on tips and donations from the public, and we won both last Saturday.

  4. The town as a whole also won, as Arlington emerged from the ongoing pandemic to hold its 44th Town Day while thousands of people enjoyed a near-perfect Saturday, punctuated at dusk by a 22-minute explosion of fireworks. 
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