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By adamg - 6/12/23 - 9:27 am

Arlington Police report schools have delayed openings this morning because a bear is roaming around town. The bear was last spotted in the area of Paul Revere Road and Park Street. Police have stationed officers near all schools to keep the ursus situation from getting worsus.

A bear was also reported ambling around Newton yesterday

By adamg - 4/27/23 - 10:13 am

A bit late, but Paul Schlichtman reports that Arlington Town Meeting voted 169-41-1 last night to: Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/23 - 8:54 pm

The Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable reports that "MK," a bald eagle that had been nesting in a cemetery in Arlington died last night from internal hemorrhaging caused by rat poison. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/22 - 12:35 pm

A former student at Arlington Catholic High School yesterday sued two former priests in the Archdiocese of Boston - and a third, as yet unidentified priest - whom he blames in part for the times he says the school's then vice principal came into the room where he was serving detention and molested him. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/22 - 3:25 pm

Several thousand customers across Somerville lost their power - and air conditioning - starting around 1 p.m., in an outage that also extended to part of East Arlington and which may not be fully fixed until after 8 p.m., Eversource reports on its outage map. Read more.

By adamg - 5/26/22 - 8:03 am

MassLive.com reports the state Senate has agreed to amend a pending budget bill with a provision that would bar Massachusetts law-enforcement agencies from assisting efforts to go after Massachusetts facilities that provide "legally protected health care activities in Massachusetts." Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/22 - 11:19 pm
Pink snow clearer in Arlington

Sean the Roving UHub photographer ran across a snow clearer in the pink in Arlington today.

By adamg - 1/24/22 - 4:36 pm

Three people had to be fished out of Arlington's Spy Pond yesterday after falling through ice not thick enough to support them out of the water , Arlington Police Chief Julie Flaherty and Fire Chief Kevin Kelley say. Read more.

By adamg - 1/16/22 - 7:57 pm
Bored suspect

A man already wanted on various charges in three communities added Arlington to his list yesterday after he was pulled out of the Mystic River and charged with breaking into a local home and trying to carry off some of its contents in a stolen U-Haul truck, police say. Read more.

By Ron Newman - 12/27/21 - 3:08 pm

Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra, originally scheduled for two shows on New Year's Eve and Day at the Regent Theatre in Arlington, has postponed them to March 4 and 5.

Boston Opera Collaborative's Opera Bites, originally scheduled for three live performances at Longy School of Music on January 14-16, will instead be filmed and presented virtually later in January or February.

By adamg - 11/23/21 - 10:18 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that Twyrl in Arlington Center says several factors, in particular, "the breakdown of the supply chain," which led to spiraling costs, made renewing its lease just too risky to chance.

By adamg - 9/6/21 - 1:15 pm

Arlington Police report two children were attacked by a coyote yesterday afternoon in Arlington: A two-year-old girl on Epping Street was bitten in the back and then briefly dragged by a coyote, then ten minutes later, another two-year old girl on Summer Hill Circle, about a half mile away, was scratched by a coyote. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/21 - 5:27 pm

Arlington Police report on the attack yesterday afternoon on Cutter Hill Road: Read more.

By adamg - 4/5/21 - 9:50 am

Heather Hegedus at WFXT reported on traffic delays in two areas this morning: There was a car fire on 128 south in Lexington and there was a couch in the road on Rte. 2 west in Arlington.

By adamg - 2/26/21 - 9:01 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Del's Lemonade is opening an outlet right on Mass. Ave. in Arlington.

By bostonpads - 11/9/20 - 1:30 pm

The challenges faced by the Boston housing market have been well documented in 2020. The pandemic has caused massive shifts in urban population distribution in metropolitan areas all across the country, and Boston is no exception. It effectively took one of the nation’s hottest real estate markets and caused it to come to a grinding halt as apartment vacancies soar all over the city.

By adamg - 10/16/20 - 9:17 pm

Arlington officials say a raccoon they believe bit and scratched a young child on Fountain Road Wednesday afternoon has tested positive for rabies. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/20 - 4:47 pm

Although Gov. Baker gave the go-ahead for movie theaters to begin re-opening this week (next week in Boston and Somerville), operators of the Somerville Theatre and the Capitol Theatre in Arlington say they will remain closed. Read more.

By adamg - 6/23/20 - 9:35 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the demise of Tango Restaurant on Massachusetts Avenue, closing after 20 years. Its last dinner service is this Sunday.

By Ron Newman - 3/30/20 - 5:28 am

The page content will not surprise anyone, yet the headline is still painful to read on the Town of Lexington's website:

Patriots' Day 2020 Has Been Cancelled

That means no Paul Revere's ride, no battle re-enactments, no pancake breakfasts, no parades, no fifes and drums, no vigils, no Dawn Salute at the rude bridge in Concord -- none of it.

List of canceled events

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