Week in Review: A Bank Robbery and the Flu

A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from Jan. 7-13.

Alleged Bank Robbers Arraigned: An Arlington woman is being held on $100,000 bail.

  • East Cambridge Savings Bank Robbed

Flu Cases Up 15-Fold in Arlington This Season: It's not too late to get vaccinated.

  • Boston declared a public health emergency on Wednesday, and the Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 18 flu-related deaths so far this season.

Wings Over Arlington Now Open and Hiring

Selectmen Approve New ‘Froyo’ Shop’s License: Self-serve frozen yogurt in Arlington took one step closer to becoming a reality Monday.

Leaf-Blower Committee to Unveil Bylaw Compromise Monday: The compromise was voted on almost unanimously by the committee, according to a representative from the Arlington Landscape Association.

Rogers Takes Office with Mother by His Side: After a year gap, the 24th Middlesex District now has a representative back in the House. 

Arlington High Sophomore Wins National App Contest: Joseph Romano has received a $20,000 scholarship from Samsung Mobile.

Longtime Arlington Educator Passes Away

Boston TV icon hosted a children's show in the 1950s-1970s. Do you have any photos from back in the day?

Police and Fire

Police Log: Jan. 9-10

Police Log: Jan. 4-8

Arrests in Arlington: Jan. 2-8

Arlington Police Department Recognized as 'Patriotic Employer'


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