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

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