YourArlington.com , Apr. 17, 2014 - 12:00 am
Arlington parents who want to know what special-education services are available through the town's public schools now have one place to look, a 19-page booklet. The push for the booklet came from a parent group; the...
Boston Biker , Apr. 16, 2014 - 1:01 pm
It’s that time of year again! Event Name: Bike-A-Thon (https://bikesnotbombs.org/bike-a-thon) Time/Date/Location: Sunday June 8th (June 22nd Raindate) Rides leave in AM; Festival goes 12 – 5:30 @ Park across...
HubArts.com , Apr. 16, 2014 - 8:57 am
I couldn't agree more with the Pulitzer Prizes awarded this week to the Globe for hard-news reporting, for its Marathon bombing coverage, and to Donna Tartt for literature, for her novel "The Goldfinch." Timing...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 16, 2014 - 1:00 am
The Master Plan Advisory Committee has announced that upcoming working-paper presentations include: Historic and Cultural Resource Areas: 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, in the Senior Center main room; and Natural Resources and...
Boston Biker , Apr. 15, 2014 - 7:05 pm
(photo via U-Hub) On this blustery rainy day lets all take a moment to think about Owen McGrory. Who lost his life when he was struck by a sanitation truck.  One person dying on a bicycle is one person too many. THE...
Media Nation , Apr. 15, 2014 - 2:26 pm
The death penalty may have cost three innocent people their lives. From The New York Times’ story on Frazier Glenn Miller, the anti-Semite who killed three people in Missouri: In recent years, Mr. Miller has also been...
Boston Biker , Apr. 15, 2014 - 10:10 am
I was almost run over by a casket supply truck this morning…nice big box truck with “Mathews casket international” on the side.  I know this because I got a close look at it when it screamed by me with only...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2014 - 9:08 am
As Town Meeting is set to begin April 28, a number of efforts are underway to inform members and the public about issues the meeting will face. Town Moderator John Leone will conduct an introduction to Town Meeting and...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2014 - 8:05 am
  Nonprofit organization iCan Shine, which teaches individuals with disabilities to ride a conventional two-wheel bicycle through its iCanBike camp during April vacation, could use your donations. To do so, click here...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2014 - 7:00 am
Chester Starks seeks conversation about impact on students The discussion began as quietly as a Dallin student taking an online test; it edged toward a decidedly emotional pitch. Assistant Superintendent Laura Chesson...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2014 - 6:52 am
Arlington poet Emma Romeu plans to read from her book Renovación de la Luna (Renovation of the Moon), a bilingual event on Thursday, April 17, at 7 p.m., at at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, 338 Newbury St., Boston. A...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 15, 2014 - 12:00 am
Police tracing drops of blood to a bandaged finger have arrested a teenage student at Arlington High School following a break-in at the Gulf Station on River Street early Monday, April 14. A report by Officer Greg Foley...
Media Nation , Apr. 14, 2014 - 4:44 pm
Brian McGrory during the Pulitzer announcement. (Photo courtesy of The Boston Globe.) Within moments of the announcement that The Boston Globe had won the Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting, Martine Powers tweeted ...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 14, 2014 - 1:36 pm
Samenfeld EulipiaJazz — a new production company based in Arlington dedicated to creating opportunities for local musicians and multidisciplinary artists to perform and collaborate — will present the first concert in what...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 14, 2014 - 12:09 pm
One of Stephen Sondheim’s most beautiful works waltzes onto the stage when AFD Theatre presents "A Little Night Music," opening May 2, at 22 Academy St. Performances are Friday, May 2, 9 and 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, May 3...
Media Nation , Apr. 14, 2014 - 8:15 am
Later today the Pulitzer Prizes will be announced. And it seems likely that The Boston Globe will win at least one — maybe more — for its coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. So it seems fitting that,...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 14, 2014 - 1:00 am
Marc Breslow, former Massachusetts Climate Action Network (MCAN) executive director plans to discuss whether Massachusetts can reach its mandate to reduce greenhouse gas by 2020. He is due to speak at a meeting of...
Suldog , Apr. 13, 2014 - 11:10 pm
YourArlington.com , Apr. 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Stories seen as frightening to some kindergartners will not curtail Tools of the Mind, a program the superintendent called "premiere" and "a major paradigm shift." Parents Katy Coughlin and Michael Vartabedian had filed a...
Media Nation , Apr. 13, 2014 - 11:26 am
By Bill Kirtz Update: On April 14, Eli Saslow, whose work is described below, won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. Turning a topic into a story. Giving statistics a human face. Upsetting conventional assumptions...
Boston Biker , Apr. 12, 2014 - 7:57 pm
  It was very nice outside today, I hope you all got out and rode till the sun went down.
Boston blog news , Apr. 12, 2014 - 2:31 pm
Have you or someone you know suffered gunshot wounds,been pistol whipped, carjacked, robbed, had a home invasion? (Street Violence, Crime?) Do you know someone that was killed? **Please share your story. I'm trying to gather...
Boston Biker , Apr. 11, 2014 - 4:41 pm
  Seems cyclists are not the only ones enjoying the increase in sunshine.  This thing looks amazing.  I was pretty impressed with the relatively simple nature of this beast.  Get solar panel, get electric scooter,...
Media Nation , Apr. 11, 2014 - 9:37 am
This story was previously published at WGBH News. When Boston Globe arts reporter Geoff Edgers and multimedia producer Darren Durlach proposed making a documentary about five runners who were crossing the Boston Marathon...
Boston Biker , Apr. 10, 2014 - 9:06 pm
2013 Annual Report Release – Big vision, Concrete Strategies, Real Impact It is with great pride and excitement that we present our 2013 Annual Report! 2013 was a busy year for Bikes Not Bombs; we collected more bikes...
Boston Biker , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:53 pm
From MassBike: Mass in Motion is an important program that works with partners across Massachusetts to fight obesity in children and adults by increasing opportunities for walking and biking and access to healthy food. The...
Media Nation , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:40 am
“Beat the Press,” a weekly media program on WGBH-TV (Channel 2) that I’ve been part of for about 15 years, has won the national Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism from Pennsylvania State University....
Boston blog news , Apr. 10, 2014 - 8:38 am
Carolyn "LimeyG" Grantham, whose quiet humor and love of food poured out over the years in her blog, died Tuesday. Last month, the Globe chronicled her struggle with cancer. Her last post on her blog was about how the...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:30 pm
Eric Convey of the Boston Business Journal has transcribed much of Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory’s talk at the Shorenstein Center on Tuesday. Good stuff.
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Byrne Steven Byrne, named chairman of the Arlington Board of Selectmen on Monday, April 7, for the next year, is the youngest to lead that body. At 26, he has been on the board for two years, as has Joseph Curro Jr., who...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 9, 2014 - 5:00 pm
Meeting about Center parking with business people on Feb. 27, 2014. / Glenn Koenig photo Is Arlington ready for what a consultant calls "customer-friendly parking" in the Center, which they see as "broken"? Clues to...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 12:47 pm
The glacier is slowly receding at the Northshore Mall in Peabody.
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 10:08 am
Adrian Walker has an absolutely stunning column on page one of The Boston Globe today. He reports that two well-known African-American ministers, Eugene Rivers and Bruce Wall, recently submitted a $105,000 “invoice...
Media Nation , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:41 am
The day job prevented me from covering Boston Globe editor Brian McGrory’s appearance on Tuesday at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy. Shorenstein’s Janell Sims reports that...
Sustainability , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:35 am
Taxonomy upgrade extras: videoFat Boy Thin ManspeakingreactiontestimonialOn the advice of fellow speaker Patrick O'Malley, I have begun collecting audience members' reactions on video. I'm fairly sure that this listener...
Sustainability , Apr. 9, 2014 - 8:27 am
Taxonomy upgrade extras: Foodobesitysodasoda taxesCenter for Consumer FreedomCommerceThe headline reads, “Don’t tax my soda! Study shows consumers put choice first,” but what do we learn from it? Well, first, the story...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 8, 2014 - 12:00 am
 Gwen Hooper shares a happy moment at home. A leader in Arlington child care goes back to the beginning Gwenyth Hooper was the director of the Arlington Children’s Center (ACC) for 31 years. Having helped raise...
Boston Biker , Apr. 7, 2014 - 9:28 pm
I have been rambling on for years about how parking spaces are basically the worst thing you can put into a city (other than I guess the cars in them), but finally someone went and proved me right with math. A pair of...
Boston blog news , Apr. 7, 2014 - 5:57 pm
I'm tired of reading and hearing about...Home Invasions, Armed Robberies, Car Jackings, Pistol Whippings, Murders... What about decent folks, children living with Sounds of Gun Shots, Shot Spotters,Shell Casings and Sirens,...
Media Nation , Apr. 7, 2014 - 1:36 pm
By Bill Kirtz What “good old days”? None that David Carr wants to remember. He says new technology’s ability for instant research, compelling graphics and dramatic video give writers more tools than ever to attract readers....
YourArlington.com , Apr. 7, 2014 - 10:46 am
Full unofficial results in an easy-to-read spreadsheet Town Treasurer Stephen Gilligan faced down the first challenge for that seat in 21 years, beating Julie Dunn by 138 votes. UPDATED, April 7: Incumbent Selectmen...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 7, 2014 - 3:34 am
Parenting Challenging Teenagers, a group that meets weekly offering support and education for parents and caregivers, is set to begin from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, April 10. All meetings are held at the Arlington Youth...
Boston blog news , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:44 pm
Hate messages and posts not accepted! This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism Racist Graffiti No Big Deal, Not Newsworthy? Reading a news...
Boston blog news , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:34 pm
This blog is for people of All Races who want to share & express their hurt, pain and other feelings regarding racism. Hate messages and posts not accepted! When I was a teenager, I worked at a supermarket as a cashier...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 7:05 am
The Vision 2020 Diversity Task Group is sponsoring a series of discussions focusing on diversity. Titled "We Are Arlington," the series asks: What are the opportunities and stresses that diversity creates? "We are Many...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 6:44 am
Spectacle Management presents The Manhattan Transfer at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington on Thursday, April 10, at 8 p.m. "The Living Room Sessions" promises to be an intimate concert experience, as The Manhattan Transfer...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 6, 2014 - 4:00 am
13Forest Gallery invites you to see "Reciprocal," work by John Guthrie and Dorothea Van Camp, opened Friday, March 21, with a reception.  Opera on Tap is due from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 11. Read More...
Boston Biker , Apr. 4, 2014 - 9:28 am
Our sincerest thoughts go out to his family. It seems they have found the garbage truck driver they think was involved in the crash. And charged them. Update: Police have charged the driver of a sanitation truck who...
YourArlington.com , Apr. 4, 2014 - 6:26 am
More than a year after Panera closed its Heights location, Bagelville opened at the site at 6 a.m. Friday, April 4. Owner Sergio Goncalves, a Brazilian who built the Boston-based business, was behind the counter as...
One Smoot Short of a Bridge , Apr. 3, 2014 - 12:19 pm
I shop at REI when they have good sales, and basically consider them a good business, but I always wonder why they of all places have fallen into the mass-media-land trap of needing to specify the gender of children's items...