By - 3/2/14 - 10:08 am
Car in Arlington restaurant

Photo by Arlington PD.

Arlington Police report on an incident around 6:15 p.m. yesterday in which a car wound up inside Scutra, 92 Summer St.:

Arriving on scene, officers evacuated the area and treated a 70-year-old Arlington woman who was later transported to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Following an investigation, the vehicle operator, Nick Martirosyan, age 57 of Arlington, was placed under arrest and charged with

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By - 1/18/14 - 1:00 pm

Jeffrey Carver reports on the bank robber getting shot 150 feet outside his Arlington home yesterday:

My daughter Julia and I heard bang bang bang bang, and thought it was construction or firecrackers. I briefly thought gunshots, and then thought nah. Captain Jack knew it was worth barking about, but he settled down quickly.

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By - 1/15/14 - 7:36 am

Isis Parenting, which provided classes, consulting and products for expectant and new mothers, announced yesterday it's closing all of its centers in the area - Back Bay, Arlington, Needham and Hanover.

The chain, which started in Brookline in 2003 - and which provided pre-natal classes for a number of local hospitals - broke the news on its Facebook page last night:

With heavy hearts,

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By - 8/18/13 - 8:29 am

Waldo Road

H_Boston spotted this sign the other day.

Copyright H_Boston. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 6/17/13 - 6:00 pm

Castle Island before the storm

Lindsay Birch snapped the scene in South Boston around 5:45, adds:

Looks like I got my run in just in time at Castle Island.

Chris Weigel watched lightning hit the ground at Logan Airport:

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By - 6/15/13 - 5:39 pm

Arlington Heights

Spatch is annoyed at the way the T let a store owner ruin the mural at the Arlington Heights bus station:

The MBTA has seen fit to cut out parts of the mural for a convenience store. Why they didn't bother to use one

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By - 4/14/13 - 6:39 pm


The Patriots Day parade in Arlington was fun, but it didn't really have a lot of Minutemen - way more Shriners, in fact (and a troop of Civil War re-enactors, um, what?).... Read more

By - 3/23/13 - 3:04 pm

Door yam

Jeremy Marin reports his front door is ready for Passover:

The yam's blood will be a sign on your houses, and I will pass over you.

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By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/10/13 - 12:09 am

Arlington, before

Michael Bradford photographed his Arlington Heights street before and after the blizzard.

Arlington, after... Read more

By - 8/30/12 - 8:11 am

Including the ones in Charlestown, Brookline and Somerville and Arlington, the Globe reports.

By - 7/18/12 - 7:07 pm

Arlington damage

Marc Choquette posted this photo from Arlington, reports:

Looks like an absolute war zone in Arlington right now.

The National Weather Service's Skywarn network reports:

Confirmed microburst in Arlington Mass, numerous trees, branches and wires down.

More specifically: The southern part of town along Marathon... Read more

By - 6/6/12 - 8:20 am

In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, R&B legend Herb Reed demanded a Florida promoter stop advertising it could get him to appear in concerts.

Reed, a longtime Arlington resident, died Monday, so presumably that part of the suit becomes moot, although there's still the question of damages sought for alleged past practices.

The suit, filed in US District Court in Boston, charges the company falsely listed... Read more

By - 6/5/12 - 12:23 pm

Herb Reed, the last of the Platters, has died at 83. Although Reed was born in Kansas City, Mo., he had lived in the Boston area since the 1970s.

H/t Brad.

By - 5/2/12 - 4:59 pm

State tax officials seized and closed one of the few remaining Brigham's restaurants today, claiming that it owed over $92,000 in meals taxes dating back to 2009.

Another Brigham's on Trapelo Road in Belmont, owned by the same people, closed in January. That location is now the home of Moozy's Ice Cream.

The Arlington Heights Brigham's could reopen if... Read more

By - 3/30/12 - 7:22 am reports Cameras Inc., with outlets in Arlington and Davis Square, is shutting down.