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YourArlington.com , Sep. 30, 2014 - 3:08 pm
4th annual festival award winners | Oct. 9 fund-raiser targets diversity A film festival flag offers its reminder at Mass. Ave. in the Center, as do founders April Ranck and J. Alberto Guzman, inset, in many town venues...
Boston Biker , Sep. 30, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Seriously check these amazing bike friendly buildings out! from the WSJ: A bike valet will offer tuneups and tire changes to spandex-clad commuters and residents at Hassalo on Eighth, a multiuse residential and office...
Boston Biker , Sep. 30, 2014 - 11:37 am
This looks pretty awesome, especially around this time of year. From the email: ———- Friends of the Alewife Reservation (main contact)www.friendsofalewifereservation.org617-415-1884info@...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 30, 2014 - 9:42 am
This one’s difficult to write. I began it before halftime. New England sits at 2-2, sandwiching two wins (at Minnesota and vs. Oakland) between a grim season-opener at Miami and a listless effort in Kansas City. (And...
Suldog , Sep. 30, 2014 - 7:24 am
One of the very interesting things about the relationship between MY WIFE and me is that both of our fathers were born on the same day in the same year. They were also raised relatively close to each other - blocks apart,...
Boston Biker , Sep. 29, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  A whole bunch of bike lanes in Somerville are getting painted green.  I am not totally sure how I feel about this, but they do seem to be more visible.
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 29, 2014 - 11:14 am
Derek Jeter will go into the baseball Hall of Fame. He deserves to be there. But “Greatest Yankee” ? “Deserves to be the first unanimous selection to the Hall of Fame” ? Worthy of an over-the-top...
Media Nation , Sep. 29, 2014 - 8:26 am
Two of my WGBH colleagues, Callie Crossley and Jim Braude, were welcomed to the honorary board of Cambridge Community Television recently. (Robin Young of WBUR and I were the picks last year.) Congratulations to both Callie...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 29, 2014 - 7:57 am
The fourth annual Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) -- set for Wednesday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 19, at the Regent Theatre -- will take moviegoers on a cinematic journey with films from these countries:...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 28, 2014 - 9:25 pm
Flanagan UPDATED, Sept. 29: Andrew P. Flanagan, Arlington's deputy town manager since April 2012, is among three finalists to be town manager for Danvers, he has confirmed to YourArlington. "The position presents a...
Media Nation , Sep. 28, 2014 - 4:36 pm
An all-star panel came together on Friday evening at the Online News Association conference in Chicago to discuss The New York Times’ celebrated Innovation Report — an internal document about the Times’ efforts...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 28, 2014 - 9:00 am
Jeffrey Brody: multitalented Jeffrey Brody, music director and organist at Park Avenue Congregational Church in Arlington Heights, shares his expressive keyboard skills with the community when he performs in PACC’s...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 28, 2014 - 8:59 am
The Arlington High School girls' cross-country team hosted Winchester for its third meet of the season on Tuesday, Sept. 23. Winchester came away with a 21-38 victory, but the Spy Ponders raced well, as many members set...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 27, 2014 - 7:02 am
Bishop Fenwick shut out Arlington Catholic, 36-0, on Friday, Sept. 26, at Peabody, and the Arlington High Spy Ponders handily beat highly touted Reading , 46-14, at Peirce Field Saturday, Sept. 27, as Frank Roche scored...
Fussy Eater , Sep. 26, 2014 - 2:42 pm
Get your oven mitts ready! Our friends over at Bakes for Breast Cancer are making it fun and easy to participate in Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. Here are details:Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., a...
Boston Biker , Sep. 25, 2014 - 6:49 pm
Got this from DotBike, if you have some time and live in Dorchester give it a read!   —————– Hi DotBikers! Great news, Dorchester is on the map!  Please help keep us there! Dorchester...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 25, 2014 - 10:47 am
As you’ve no doubt heard a million times already, Last night ESPN suspended former Boston Sports Guy Bill Simmons for three weeks following his podcast comments about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The criticism of...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 25, 2014 - 8:58 am
An Arlington artist and poet have joined to create an environmental installation, on view into December as part of the EnergyNecklace.com at the Fenway in Boston called "CrossRoads." "Why I Miss the Lost Trees," by artist...
Sustainability , Sep. 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
For a few years, a small set of food-product entries have been boasting that they have “real” sugar, instead of the demon high fructose corn syrup. But that trend appears to be slowing, says this story from foodnavigator-usa...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 24, 2014 - 7:09 am
Nonprofit association must bid for quarters, begin paying; overall change said to improve programs After 20 people, many of them seniors, crowded the Town Hall meeting room and heard 50 minutes of discussion, the...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 24, 2014 - 12:21 am
The public is invited to a candlelight vigil from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 26, to bring attention to the Silver Maple Forest -- just five feet above sea level. Involved are the Friends of Alewife Reservation (FAR) and...
Media Nation , Sep. 23, 2014 - 8:29 am
Gov. Deval Patrick. Photo (cc) 2008 by Alison Klein of WEBN News and published under a Creative Commons license. Some rights reserved. This story may take another day or two to ripen. But Gov. Deval Patrick’s firing of...
Media Nation , Sep. 23, 2014 - 8:04 am
Click on image for larger view. In April, when Orange County Register publisher Aaron Kushner launched the Los Angeles Register, the bloom was already off the rose. (Here’s what I wrote in June.) So it’s not...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 23, 2014 - 8:00 am
Two Ottoson teachers whose enthusiasms for engineering capture the imaginations of middle-school students will be recognized in October by their statewide professional organization. The school's technology program, led by...
Picture Boston , Sep. 22, 2014 - 7:55 pm
09/22/2014-Boston,MA. As her mother Lisa speaks passionately about the hopeful benefits of medicinal marijuana, 5 year old  Madison Cole gets a hug from her father, Lonnie. Madison was just one of the several patients, who...
Picture Boston , Sep. 22, 2014 - 7:51 pm
Calie, a 7 year old pit bull was called a hero by his owners  Yves Casseus and Wendall Mars, after he would not stop barking as a 3 alarm fire began consuming their Chelsea home. The dog went missing but was found an hour...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 22, 2014 - 11:20 am
Going into yesterday, most people expected the Patriots to beat up on the Oakland Raiders, who were making their second East coast trip in three weeks, and heading out to London for next week’s game. The Raiders put up...
Media Nation , Sep. 22, 2014 - 7:31 am
This past Friday we did something unusual on “Beat the Press” — we ran an extended interview with Phil Balboni, the president and CEO of GlobalPost, about his organization’s efforts to save the life of...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 22, 2014 - 7:00 am
Monju Joseph Monju, Republican of Arlington, has won the endorsement of the Citizens for Limited Taxation's 2½ Political Action Committee in his election bid for state representative from the 23rd Middlesex District....
YourArlington.com , Sep. 22, 2014 - 1:00 am
UPDATED, Sept. 22: Arlington High School boys' and girls' cross-country teams both lost to Melrose on Tuesday, Sept. 16. Below are reports about each, by Emma Maxtutis and Andrew Peterson: The girls traveled to Stoneham...
Loaded Gun , Sep. 21, 2014 - 8:34 pm
Special thanks to the Salem News for spotlighting "Ghosts of Salem: Haunts of the Witch City" author Sam Baltrusis and his upcoming book launch bash on Tuesday, Sept. 23 at Salem's Old Town Hall located 32 Derby Square....
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm
Owners of artlounge Arlington have a blast. They are, from left, Kim Bradshaw, Helen Galanopoulos and Sheila Carme. / Photo by Siobhan Rooney What's up tonight -- something to eat, a drink ... painting a picture? Not...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 6:30 am
"There's a place for us, somewhere a place for us," the Arlington High School Madrigals sang, a rendition of a lyrical plea from "West Side Story" that moved School Committee Chairman Bill Hayner. Stratton's hallway food...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 21, 2014 - 1:00 am
The Arlington High School girls' cross-country team traveled to Stoneham to face Melrose for the second meet of the season, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, narrowly falling to Melrose, 21-38. The team is 1-1 after beating...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 20, 2014 - 7:07 am
A gallery reception for the Arlington Open Studios Group Show is set for the Arlington Center for the Arts from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, at Arlington Center for the Arts. Preview work by the 80-plus artists...
BSMW Blog Headlines , Sep. 19, 2014 - 11:45 am
In the wake of the NFL scandals of the last couple weeks, some of the long time and prominent media covering the league have been made slightly uncomfortable by having the light shined on their “coverage” of the...
Media Nation , Sep. 19, 2014 - 8:39 am
Bernstein and McGrath One of the more original political voices to pass through Boston in many years is fleeing the scene. My former Boston Phoenix colleague David Bernstein, who’s been contributing to Boston magazine...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 8:33 am
Arlington police, working with federal law enforcement investigators, has successfully concluded a human-trafficking case, a news release issued Friday, Sept. 19, says. Ricky Wallace, 33, of Pawtucket, R.I. was arrested...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 7:02 am
In Arlington high school football Friday, Sept. 19, the Spy Ponders improved to 2-0 by crushing Medford, 42-7, at Peirce Field. Frank Roche led the Spy Ponders (2-0) with two touchdowns. Wilmington trounced Arlington...
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 7:00 am
Would you like to know overall scores among students in the Arlington public schools on the 2014 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, known as the MCAS tests? Here is the first report >>
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 6:24 am
See selectmen on cable The Board of Selectmen will meet Monday, Sept. 22, at 7:15 p.m. in the Selectmen's Chambers, second floor, Town Hall. Agenda*: 1. Introduction of Management Analyst - Eve MargolisAdam W....
YourArlington.com , Sep. 19, 2014 - 4:22 am
The Arlington Redevelopment Board will meet Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the second-floor conference room, Town Hall Annex. Agenda: See Redevelopment on cable 7:00 PM Central School [Senior Center] discussion:...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 6:12 pm
The crew of the fishing vessel Osprey leave Boston Harbor at sunrise. Later, the Queen Mary 2, the huge Cunard Lines’ cruise ship, enters Boston’s Black Falcon Terminal. The next day the rising sun, shining upon...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 6:03 pm
Everett,MA Mayor Carlo DeMaria and his wife Stacy celebrate after the MA. Gaming Commission voted to approve a proposal put forth by Wynn Casino, to place a casino in Everett, beating out a proposed Revere casino. At bottom...
Picture Boston , Sep. 18, 2014 - 5:55 pm
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YourArlington.com , Sep. 18, 2014 - 8:25 am
UPDATED, Sept. 18: Arlington police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred overnight on Old Colony Road in the Morningside neighborhood, between Stratton and Bishop schools. At least six shots were fired at a...
Boston Biker , Sep. 17, 2014 - 5:55 pm
In case you didn’t know, the Idaho Stop is when cyclists are allowed to treat stop signs like yields, and red lights like stop signs.  Idaho was the first to try it out, and more or less its been pretty ok. Saw this...
Sustainability , Sep. 17, 2014 - 4:10 pm
This goes back a bit, but it has good content, and I'll bet you haven't seen it. Running time is less than 8 minutes. Blog categories: food addictionFoodAddictionobesity