Week in Review: Arlington High Forfeits Wins, Resident Splits $50 Million Powerball Jackpot

Also, the school district is trying to fire Athletic Director Ted Dever and a former special education administrator is in trouble with the law. A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from Dec. 10-16.

Arlington High Teams Forced to Forfeit Wins from Last Year: The school district recently discovered that several student athletes who competed for the high school last year were academically ineligible under MIAA rules.

Report: School District Trying to Fire Athletic Director Ted Dever: Arlington Superintendent Kathleen Bodie has told Dever it’s due to his past job performance, but Dever’s attorney isn’t buying it, according to the Boston.com report.

Dec. 12, 2012 was more than a once-in-a-lifetime date, it was indeed a lucky day for Costco co-workers Rosa DeLeon, 52, of Arlington and 54-year-old Reginald LeBlanc of Lexington who reportedly are set to split a $50 million Powerball prize. DeLeon and LeBlanc, who work at the Costco in Waltham, purchased a single ticket Wednesday at the Lexington Shell station at 915 Waltham St. that matched all six-numbers drawn last night.

A former Arlington special education administrator has been charged with posing a child in the nude after he allegedly pretended to be a 14-year-old boy and solicited indecent images from a 15-year-old girl in Maine. Steven C. Orloff, 47, 189 Potter Rd., Framingham, was arraigned Wednesday in Framingham District Court on charges of distribution of obscene matter and pose or exhibit a child in the nude, Middlesex District Attorney Gerry Leone said in a press release. Orloff was the Arlington Public Schools' assistant director of special education for secondary students as recently as 2011.

Which Old Local Business Do You Miss Most?

Two New Businesses and a Name Change on Selectmen's Agenda: A new gluten/wheat free bakery and a new second-hand store are set to go before the Board of Selectmen Monday evening, according to the board’s agenda. It also appears that Jade Garden, the Chinese restaurant in Arlington Heights, is changing its name to Szechuan Dumpling based on the agenda.

Three Places to Donate Locally This Holiday Season

Gift Ideas at Arlington’s Local Businesses

Police and Fire

Arlington Teen Arrested in East Somerville: The teen was arrested after allegedly being a passenger in a stolen car.

Concession Stand Behind Arlington High School Ransacked

Arrests in Arlington: Dec. 5-11


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