Week in Review: Special Town Meeting Called for Leaf Blowers, Full-Day Kindergarten Fees Eliminated
A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from Sept. 10-16.
Selectmen Reluctantly Schedule Special Town Meeting on Seasonal Leaf-Blower Ban: With 'hands tied,' selectmen called the meeting for Wednesday, Oct. 10.
- LETTER: Harrington's Rebuttal to Selectmen's Frustrations: Stephen Harrington, a Town Meeting member from Precinct 13, responds to Selectmen who recently criticized his decision to submit a petition for a Special Town Meeting on Arlington's seasonal ban on gas-powered leaf blowers.
Arlington Public Schools Eliminates Full-Day Kindergarten Fees: All fees collected for the current school year will be refunded to parents, according to the district.
Davis Square Boutique Opening Arlington Center Location: The owners of Davis Squared are opening Arlington Centered at the recently vacated Main Event Tuxedo spot on Massachusetts Avenue.
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Former Belmont School Committee Member Breaks Down Recent Democratic Primary for State Rep: Belmont resident John Bowe takes a look at how Dave Rogers, a Cambridge attorney, won the recent Democratic primary for state representative in the 24th Middlesex District.