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

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

By - 5/12/14 - 8:33 pm

Arlington Police report Chief Frederick Ryan was driving down Grove Street around 5:30 p.m. when he spotted a car coming down the road on the wrong side - followed by a man in another car, honking at her in a vain attempt to get her to stop.

Ryan turned on the emergency lights on his undercover car and forced Brenda Drinkwater, 60, of Revere,... Read more

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