Week in Review: No Go on Parmenter Sale, Principal Honored, Thompson Rebuild Approved
A look back at this week's news.
Town Meeting members on Wednesday defeated a proposal to sell Parmenter School for a minimum of $1.7 million.
Officials at Arlington Public Schools are seeking legal advice on the feasibility of merging human resources departments with the town.
And on Monday, Town Meeting members unanimously approved the $20 million project to rebuild Thompson Elementary School, a proposal years in the making that is scheduled to deliver Arlington a new school by fall 2013.
Here are more of this week's essential news from Arlington Patch's coverage:
Arlington High School's media center will receive a new name next fall: The Charles Arlington Skidmore Learning Commons, a tribute to the high school's outgoing principal.
This week, Patch featured Connor Duggan and Joe Keefe as Arlington's athletes of the week. Read the feature to find out why.
COLUMNS AND PERSONALITIES
On Friday, columnist Bette Yip wrote about five games to save a rainy day with your dog.
On Saturday, Play Date columnist Ryan Standley took us on one more of his 4-year-old daughter Lainey's adventures. This time, Lainey threw a party for her one of her stuffed animals.
My daughter Lainey is 4 years old and I love her. She is quite the hostess and throws parties for stuffed animals on a regular basis.
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