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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

By adamg - 3/24/20 - 9:22 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports that, starting at noon today, restaurants that are still open and offering takeout can no longer allow patrons inside to pick up food. Also, the town urges people to either pay online or use a credit card - keep that dirty cash to yourself.

By adamg - 3/18/20 - 11:55 pm
Arlington Diner with a lit OPEN sign only it isn't

Msmariamad spotted the gleaming welcome from a closed Arlington Diner on Massachusetts Avenue in Arlington last night.

Copyright Msmariamad. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By adamg - 3/15/20 - 8:16 pm

The Somerville and Capitol Theatres announced tonight they're closing until at least April 3 due to Covid-19 concerns. Read more.

By adamg - 3/12/20 - 5:34 pm

Everett announced a 30-day shutdown for its schools, while Arlington, Bedford, Belmont, Burlington, Lexington and Winchester said they are closing their schools for at least two weeks. Read more.

By adamg - 3/11/20 - 2:58 pm

Town officials in Arlington, which has had at least one coronavirus case, say that effective immediately, they're suspending all walk-in programs at the town senior center, all programs and events at the library and Recreation Department programs until further notice over Covid-19 concerns. All library meeting rooms are now shut to the public.

However, the town will continue to run its senior transportation program, so that eligible residents can get to appointments around town

By adamg - 3/9/20 - 7:02 pm

Arlington town officials say the child of a Biogen employee who tested positive for Covid-19 after that meeting at the Marriott Long Wharf has now also tested positive for the virus. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 10:08 pm

Arlington officials tonight announced a resident has tested positive for Covid-19 and that the town will close the Stratton Elementary School, because the resident's child, a student there, is showing cold-like symptoms that could be caused by the virus. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/20 - 1:38 pm

Arlington Police report a man was seriously injured on Massachusetts Avenue near Varnum Street when an 80-year-old driver from Cambridge hit him and then kept going towards Cambridge, around 10:15 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/19 - 9:32 am
Car fire in Acton

Photo by Acton PD.

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Acton Police report a car erupted in flames this morning.

Early investigation indicates it was possibly a squirrel's nest.

By Vicki - 10/27/19 - 9:43 pm

I'm looking for a restaurant with German food, things like wiener schnitzel and interesting sausages. A restaurant rather than a bar or beer garden, something like the now-closed Jacob Wirth. Thanks.

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