YourArlington.com , Jan. 27, 2017 - 8:05 am
Minuteman High School has announced the launch of a new innovative after-school program for area middle school students. Minuteman’s Career Pathways Afterschool Program is an opportunity for sixth-, seventh- and eighth...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 27, 2017 - 7:23 am
UPDATED, Jan. 27: Two days before President Trump announced crackdowns on locales that offer protection to immigrants, selectmen heard fervent pleas from some residents who want Arlington to become a sanctuary town....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 27, 2017 - 7:00 am
UPDATED, Jan. 27: Cary Hall, the Lexington venue, reopened in the fall of 2015 after yearlong renovations, and a Spectacle Management concert series continues there.  Coming up is Lenny Clarke & Friends, at 8 p.m...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 26, 2017 - 8:05 pm
Minuteman senior from Arlington offers whimsy Catherine Maxwell of Arlington, a senior at Minuteman High School, haswon a competition to create a logo for the second annual beats for EATS, an upcoming musical event that...
Media Nation , Jan. 26, 2017 - 9:56 am
What the holy hell is this? On Tuesday, The New York Times published a story headlined “Why Women Quit Working: It’s Not for the Reasons Men Do.” It is illustrated with a photo of a woman named Krystin Stevenson...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 26, 2017 - 6:57 am
UPDATED, Jan. 26: The organizers of Arlington Reads Together have announced that Nicole Maines, subject of this year’s community read Becoming Nicole, is speaking at Town Hall at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 4....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 25, 2017 - 3:27 pm
Chesson Dr. Laura S. Chesson, assistant superintendent of Arlington public schools since June 2012, is among three finalists for Concord schools' superintendent. In a statement to YourArlington, she wrote that she will...
Boston Biker , Jan. 25, 2017 - 2:48 pm
If you ride a bike, and you are sick of huffing down fumes, call up your rep and tell them to vote for this bill.  Not only would it reduce significantly the amount of pollution you would be breathing in while you ride to...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 25, 2017 - 7:59 am
A Quincy man awaiting trial on charges that he drove the getaway car involved in a 2014 bank robbery in Arlington has filed a $750,000 lawsuit against the Town of Arlington, its chief and an officer, alleging he was...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 24, 2017 - 4:01 pm
Colonial marchers, followed by smoke from their rifles, stride through Brattle Square in the 2016 Patriots Day Parade. / Photo by Emily Sprague The Patriots Day Parade in Arlington plans to march down Mass. Ave....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 24, 2017 - 11:25 am
Rendering of new Minuteman High School. / Architect KBA The Minuteman School Building Committee has selected the Gilbane Building Co. of Providence to serve as construction manager at risk for its new high...
Boston Biker , Jan. 23, 2017 - 2:15 pm
Get out there and let your voice be heard! Got this in the email: Inman Square is one of the most dangerous intersections in Cambridge and we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make it a place that’s safe for everyone...
Boston Biker , Jan. 23, 2017 - 1:06 pm
Join Dot Bike, Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation (CSNDC), Fields Corner Main Street, Greater Ashmont Main Street, and Ashmont Cycles for: “The biking path to opportunity: A Community Chat with...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 22, 2017 - 7:22 am
UPDATED, Jan. 20: The public is invited to ring in the New Year with the "first and best" arts party of 2017 and help create the new Arlington Center for the Arts.  Join the center for a festive Winter Arts Gala...
Suldog , Jan. 22, 2017 - 12:13 am
But not here. Go to the Boston Herald and find out.Soon, with more better stuff.P.S. If you're from the Pittsburgh Steelers, pay no attention to this.
Media Nation , Jan. 21, 2017 - 12:02 pm
Photo via WhiteHouse.gov In assessing the dawn of the Trump era, there are plots. There are subplots. And there are sub-subplots. Among the more intriguing of those sub-subplots is the fate of the conservative commentariat...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:43 pm
ELECTION'S EARLY LOOK: Brief profiles of those who have taken out nomination papers for major offices in the annual town election, set for Saturday, April 1. Towering and affable, Bill Hayner, seeking his third...
Boston Biker , Jan. 20, 2017 - 9:46 am
Got this in the email from the Cambridge Bike Safety Folks:   Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season. We’re excited to report that planning for the Spring protected...
Media Nation , Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:44 am
The Boston Globe has published a striking interactive graphic of the Trump transition. Titled “A transition like no other,” there’s an entry for every day since Donald Trump’s election. Each box has...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:42 am
Mimi Rabson is a classical violinist, but keep listening; she's more .... Like James Brown's "brand new bag," the Berklee Really Eclectic Orchestra (BREO) brings something innovative to the musical scene: a chance for young...
Media Nation , Jan. 18, 2017 - 8:33 am
Keep your eyes open, journalists. Connect the dots. Sometimes it’s as easy as reading two stories in the same day’s newspaper — in this case, The Washington Post. A story on Republican efforts to come up with a...
Suldog , Jan. 18, 2017 - 12:51 am
My piece in the Boston Herald today concerns, among other things, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey circus, which is scheduled to play its final shows for all time in May.[photo from their website at Ringling.com...
Media Nation , Jan. 17, 2017 - 7:58 pm
Flooding at Long Wharf during the King Tides in mid-November gave Bostonians a preview of climate change. Photo by Gwendolyn Schanker; filter by BeFunky. WGBH News, the online arm of Boston’s largest public media...
Secretly Ironic , Jan. 17, 2017 - 2:44 pm
Back in college I took a course on poetry of the Spanish Civil War. To someone from outside academia, that probably sounds irrelevant. But there was some great writing during that time. We also read some pretty terrible...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 16, 2017 - 11:57 am
Chief financial officer leaving in February "... a strange mixtureof feelings."Diane Johnson,CFO, 2009-2017 UPDATED: School officials are dealing with an estimated $821,000 budget shortfall in the fiscal 2018 budget,...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 15, 2017 - 1:51 pm
May 31 deadline for overall, high school entries The Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF), in its seventh year, has announced the opening of this year’s call for entries. The submission deadline is May 31....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 15, 2017 - 6:36 am
UPDATED Jan. 15: The Arlington Catholic High School boys' hockey team could not hold off St. John's (Shrewsbury) on Saturday, Jan. 14, as the underdogs scored late at Shrewsbury. Tyler Reynolds converted a feed from...
Suldog , Jan. 15, 2017 - 12:07 am
Knowing my ego, you probably think the title means that there is another of my columns now available at the Boston Herald. Well, yes. But it also means that's the subject of my column. After the holidays, there's more of me...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 14, 2017 - 1:43 pm
Drop off donations by Friday Arlington EATSis excited to offer once-a-month community meals, which are expected to start Jan. 26. This will be a sit-down meal with tablecloths, flowers and delicious food, Nicole L....
Media Nation , Jan. 14, 2017 - 9:18 am
President Obama signs the Affordable Care Act. Photo is in the public domain. Now that congressional Republicans are shamefully dismantling the Affordable Care Act, I thought I would reprise this 2010 piece that I wrote for...
Secretly Ironic , Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:18 am
Like a lot of my friends and family, I’m really upset about the election. Trump seems like an obvious malign force and I keep trying to figure out why anyone would vote for him. But I remember how the right was...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 9:45 am
Chief Fred Ryan reports that a 50-year-old Lexington woman was cited at the scene for failing to yield to a pedestrian after a 79-year-old Arlington woman was struck by a car in the crosswalk at Mass. Ave. and Library Way...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:48 am
Elisabeth Taylor, chair of the Arlington Cultural Council, has announced the award of 17 grants, totaling $12,300, for cultural programs in Arlington. The grants range from $200 to $1,500, with an average amount of $724....
YourArlington.com , Jan. 13, 2017 - 7:06 am
The Zoning Board of Appeals is scheduled to meet Tuesday, Jan. 17, starting at 7:45 p.m. in the Charles Lyons Hearing Room, second floor, Town Hall. Agenda: 1. Docket #3518 12 Wyman St. 2. Docket #3524 143 Scituate...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 12, 2017 - 2:03 pm
Former Gibbs School, August 2015. Lesley Ellis, left; ACA, right. The architect from Finegold Alexander is scheduled to present the draft plan for renovating the former Gibbs School on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017,...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:49 am
promoted by david for Attorney General and Secretary of State. After talking with Senator Warren and Markey’s office this morning I am convinced they are going to vote no on both nominations. We are blessed to...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:17 pm
William M. Dotson, 91, died in March 2015. / Globe photo Berta E. Rodriguez of Woburn, was arraigned Tuesday, Jan. 10, in the March 2015 death of an East Arlington man pedestrian Mass. Ave. In a case lengthened by...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 11, 2017 - 8:09 pm
promoted by david for Secretary of State.  His vote on the Foreign Relations Committee along with those of the Democrats is all it would take to block a floor vote. He grilled Putin’s Puppet on Russia’s...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 7:40 pm
Carman A 10-year member of the Finance Committee is seeking to be the next town treasurer -- while offering what he calls a creative compromise to the issue of whether the post should be elected or appointed. Dean Carman...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:23 pm
Board to weigh marijuana ballot question Jan. 23 Arlington is looking into expanding its transportation options via bicycle-sharing, and Selectmen Chair Diane Mahon said Monday, Jan. 9, that expects "receiving some good...
Boston Biker , Jan. 11, 2017 - 2:18 pm
From BNB: Save the Date for Bike-A-Thon! We’ll be hosting our 30th Annual Bike-A-Thon on June 4th! We’ve been working on a new route this year check out our Instagram for...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:44 pm
You know Dasty. Well, hello to K-9 Eiko, the newest member of the Arlington Police Department. Officer Michael Hogan poses with both in an Arlington police photo. Eiko is at right. The new pooch recently completed a 14-...
Media Nation , Jan. 11, 2017 - 10:22 am
Carl Bernstein on CNN Tuesday. The first rule of Trump: It’s always about Trump. Thus it was that even on the night of President Barack Obama’s farewell address, the big story was CNN’s report — co-bylined by Watergate...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 9:30 am
Original dog sculpture at Robbins 'farmhouse.' The third and final public-input meeting for the Robbins Farm Improvement Project is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17, at the Brackett School cafeteria. Elena Bartholomew, a...
YourArlington.com , Jan. 11, 2017 - 7:23 am
Move revives issues of changing how office, position structured Stephen J. Gilligan, town treasurer UPDATED, Jan. 11: After four decades of serving the public in a variety of roles, Stephen J. Gilligan has decided not to...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 11, 2017 - 6:44 am
Here’s your chance. Senator Elizabeth Warren seeks a digital aide to join her Senate office’s digital communications team. Ideal candidate will have at least two years’ work experience in a Hill office or on a...
Suldog , Jan. 11, 2017 - 12:24 am
If you're from a cold place in the world, did you ever shovel snow as a kid to earn a couple of bucks? If so, you'll likely enjoy my piece in today's Boston Herald. If you've never shoveled snow, you might enjoy it anyway....
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 6:07 pm
promoted by david There is a picture in a false sepia hue of a bunch of U Chicago students making ‘Os’ with their hands at the back of a tiny yellow school bus. We were a small group that signed up for...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:25 pm
promoted by david On December 30, the Boston Globe posted my opinion piece entitled “The Paris deal is not enough, and time is running out.”  There are a number of reasons why various writers have observed that there...
Blue Mass. Group , Jan. 10, 2017 - 1:27 pm
promoted by david The state of the Democratic Party since the election seems to be one of unease. That may be putting it too kindly, though. Some of the fights that started during the primary are still smoldering, and...