Week in Review: Liquor-Store Licenses, a Tragic Drowning and More
A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from June 18-24.
Selectmen Grant Two New Liquor-Store Licenses: It took an unselfish move, which even surprised the person who made it, for the board to reach a decision on the second license.
Arlington Woman Drowns in Wellfleet: Barbara Benes, 82, drowned Thursday evening while apparently swimming at Indian Neck Beach in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, according to police.
Nominate Arlington's Best for Readers' Choice 2012: If you don’t nominate your favorites, they can’t win.
Arlington Named Tree City USA for 10th Year: The town received the honor from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Schools, Teachers' Union Agree on Three-Year Contract: The new contract take effect Sept. 1. The agreement includes an overall increase of 2.5 percent, and under it, the school year will start a couple of days earlier.
Arlington Education Foundation Names Teachers of the Year: An Ottoson and an Arlington High teacher were recognized by parents and students for making a difference.
Arlington Education Foundation Awards $29,000 in Grants to Local Schools: The grants benefit all grade levels of the Arlington Public Schools.
New Spy Ponder Alumni Association Seeking Members: The group is also looking for individuals to serve on its board of directors.
Cambridge Savings Awards Scholarships to Arlington Seniors: Three Arlington High seniors and one from Minuteman Tech received scholarships from the local bank.
Arlington High Senior Scholarships and Awards: A look at the Class of 2012’s outstanding seniors.
13 Arlingtonians Graduate from UMass Lowell: The university held its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 26, at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.
Somerville Police Arrest Four Arlington Men on Drug Charges: Officers arrested the men, and a Somerville man, in an alleged Percocet deal in Johnnie's Foodmaster's parking lot, according to a police report.
Kennel Cough: What is it? How do dogs get it? What can you do about it?
Fungus Is Among Us: The unusually damp conditions and chilly temperatures can draw trespassers into the garden.
Top of Her Class: Lainey celebrates kindergarten.