Arlington

By - 10/22/14 - 11:26 am

With the approaching November state elections, APN has invited each candidate on the ballot to participate in a candidate profile and debate. We wish to provide our viewers with the most accurate information regarding the candidates as possible.

The format for each interview follows strict guidelines. Each interview lasts 28 minutes and is live-to-tape, meaning there are no edits. The candidate is given one-minute for... Read more

By - 10/20/14 - 11:03 am
Arrests at forest in Belmont

Protesters prepare to be cuffed before ride to booking. Photo via Danny Factor.

Four more people were arrested this morning as part of ongoing protests against tree cutting on woodlands where Belmont, Arlington and Cambridge come together.

News of the arrests comes from the Green-Rainbow Party:

Secretary of State candidate Danny Factor was arrested today along with three other protesters as they demonstrated against the destruction of the Silver Maple Forest on the Cambridge/Belmont border. The sound of

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By - 10/18/14 - 6:37 pm

For the second time this week, police arrested protesters against a housing complex for which woods where Arlington, Cambridge and Belmont meet is currently being cleared.

According to the Friends of Alewife Reservation, four people were arrested at Silver Maple Forest, where five were arrested Tuesday morning in a similar protest against a 298-unit development planned by a Pennsylvania company.

Cambridge School Committee... Read more

By - 10/13/14 - 4:43 pm

Polygon reports Brianna Wu, co-founder of Boston's Giant Spacekat game company, fled her Arlington home last week after a series of death tweets that identified her husband and address.

Arlington Police Chief Frederick Ryan says his detectives got the case on Friday. In a statement, he says:

We will use all tools and assets at our disposal to identify those responsible and bring

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By - 10/10/14 - 4:28 pm
Man wanted in Arlington

Arlington Police report a woman walking on the Minuteman Bikeway near Summer and Mill streets around 10:30 Wednesday night was grabbed from behind and indecently assaulted.

Police describe the attacker as a white or Hispanic male, possibly in his 30s or 40s, but possibly older, with an average build, short black hair combed back and a thin mustache. The victim said he smelled of... Read more

By - 10/6/14 - 12:21 pm

On Monday, September 29th, Arlington Town Hall was the venue for a special celebration to honor a former Selectman. APN attended the event, and brings you this report.

By - 9/30/14 - 12:39 pm

Learn about upcoming Arts & Entertainment events happening in Arlington, Massachusetts in our September 25th, 2014 video events calendar.

By - 9/30/14 - 12:23 pm

The iconic Arlington Park Circle water tower was transformed into a an exotic performance space for one night with a program of dance illuminated by pictures of Arlington from town residents. The Sept. 7th event was organized by Merli Guerra, a local resident and co-founder of Luminarium Dance Company, which was awarded a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council.

Learn more about the Luminarium Dance... Read more

By - 9/29/14 - 5:08 pm

We have all had them come to our door, call, or email us at this time of year - they’re solicitors. And while most are legitimate, some decidedly are NOT, and could even be perpetrating a scam. Arlington police are concerned about such activities occurring in town. Police Captain Richard Flynn provided APN’s Brenda Mahoney with tips to help you tell the difference between a... Read more

By - 9/27/14 - 12:36 pm

Find out about Enterovirus-D68, changes to the Arlington Council on Aging, and a Family Fitness Expo and more in this Arlington Public News "Arlington in 2" segment. Hosted by Hannah Perlmutter, Arlington in 2 keeps you updated about things happening in and around Arlington, Massachusetts.

By - 9/25/14 - 11:58 am

Be sure to check out the latest Arlington Public News "Arlington in 2" segment hosted by Hannah Perlmutter. Arlington in 2 keeps you updated about things happening in and around Arlington, Massachusetts. This refreshing new show will help you keep up with dynamic situations in your local community. Follow the hashtag #Arlingtonin2 and our twitter handle @arlingtonpublic to stay informed. Arlington in 2 will try... Read more

By - 9/20/14 - 7:20 pm

We need to stop litter and keep Massachusetts clean by spreading the word about the Yes on Question 2 campaign.

The Bottle Bill is the most effective recycling tool we have. Eighty percent of bottles covered by the Bottle Bill’s 5-cent deposit are recycled. Yes on Question 2 would add a bottle deposit to water, sports drinks, tea, juices, and other drinks that were... Read more

By - 9/13/14 - 3:42 pm
Alleged remote upskirting equipement

Seized items (note battery still embedded in floral arrangement). Photo by Arlington PD.

Joseph B. Hennessey, 53, of Salem, NH, will spend the rest of the weekend in the Arlington Police lockup after his arrest this morning on charges he rigged up a system to watch women in the restroom at the Kickstand Cafe, 594 Mass. Ave., police say.

Police charge Hennesey, who will be arraigned Monday in Cambridge District Court, arrived at the cafe sometime before 8... Read more

By - 9/10/14 - 5:47 pm

Arlington Police report an 18-year-old riding a bicycle on the path near Thorndike Field around 9 p.m. last night was set upon by two guys who tried to take bike - only she was able to pedal away.

The first suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6'4" wearing dark cargo pants, a white T-shirt, possibly Nike sneakers, with dark hair with buzz cut

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By - 8/10/14 - 12:42 pm

Arlington Police report arresting a pair of alleged knuckleheads they say pummeled a cab driver when he insisted they pay their fare after a ride from Alewife station late Saturday.

Christopher LaFrance, 25, of Arlington, and Jacob Shaps, 24, of Boston, were arrested on charges of assault and battery, unarmed robbery and intimidation of a witness after police tracked down LaFrance's residence based on the... Read more

By - 8/7/14 - 12:41 pm

Arlington Police are looking for two men who jumped a man walking home from Alewife last night and robbed him at knifepoint of his backbpack, which contained a laptop and books.

Police say the victim had entered Thorndike Field around 9:40 p.m., when he was jumped by the men, both wearing masks.

Anyone who was in the area and may have seen something, or

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By - 8/2/14 - 10:24 pm
Godzilla in Arlington

Kate Bowers ran across this Godzilla pond in an Arlington front yard today.

By - 7/20/14 - 9:08 pm
Supporting Arthur T. Demoulas at the Ashland Market Basket

Dan O'Brien photographed the Arthur T. posters in the bakery at the Ashland Market Basket today. He also captured the pro-T flier posted to the store entrance.

Produce shelves at Market Basket stores across the area remained empty today as Arthur S.'s minions fired at least 7 pro-Arthur T. workers.... Read more

By - 6/2/14 - 8:26 am
Billingslea

WBZ reports Arlington Police arrested a Boston man last night after officers spotted him running out of the house of a woman who had just been beaten and raped there.

Essie Billingslea, 45, was convicted of rape of a child with force in 1989 and indecent assault and battery on child under 14 and rape and abuse of child in 1995, according to ... Read more

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