5 Most Popular Articles in August

Here’s what captured Arlington’s attention.

1.) (Aug. 29)

Arlington High School Athletic Director Edward “Ted” Dever is the subject of an ongoing criminal investigation by the Arlington Police Department and Middlesex District Attorney’s office, according to Arlington Superintendent Kathleen Bodie. Dever has been placed on paid administrative leave, she wrote in an email.  

2.) (Aug. 29)

A new restaurant is coming to East Arlington. Menotomy Grill and Tavern, which is set for the old Hollywood Video space at 25 Massachusetts Ave., received operating and all-alcohol licenses last week from the Board of Selectmen. The roughly 150-seat restaurant, which could open as soon as November, is being proposed by Arlington resident William Lyons, of Scituate Street, who most recently managed the Black Horse Tavern in Winchester and has more than two decades of experience in the restaurant business.

3.) (Aug. 8)

A man carrying what appeared to be a handgun had passengers on an MBTA bus in Arlington Center yelling and running for cover on Sunday, Aug. 5.

4.) (Aug. 14)

Two people were arrested Sunday, Aug. 12, on Colonial Drive after allegedly being caught with a number of stolen items and heroin. Adam Koenke, 23, of Glen Road, Jamaica Plain, and Rosemary Langame, 28, of Desmoines Road, Quincy, were both arrested after 2 a.m. Sunday and charged with receiving stolen property over $250 and being in possession of a Class A substance (heroin). Koenke also had four active court warrants out for his arrest and was charged with giving a false name to police, according to police. Langame had a warrant out for her arrest as well, police said.

5.) (Aug. 29)

The Level 3 sex offender  and charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault allegedly straddled a woman while she was lying in bed asleep in his Milton Street residence and then tried to strangle her.


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