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Week in Review: Liquor-Store Licenses, a Tragic Drowning and More

A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from June 18-24.

It took an unselfish move, which even surprised the person who made it, for the board to reach a decision on the second license.

Barbara Benes, 82, drowned Thursday evening while apparently swimming at Indian Neck Beach in Wellfleet, Cape Cod, according to police.

If you don’t nominate your favorites, they can’t win.

The town received the honor from the Arbor Day Foundation.

Schools

The new contract take effect Sept. 1. The agreement includes an overall increase of 2.5 percent, and under it, the school year will start a couple of days earlier.

An Ottoson and an Arlington High teacher were recognized by parents and students for making a difference.

The grants benefit all grade levels of the Arlington Public Schools.

The group is also looking for individuals to serve on its board of directors.

Three Arlington High seniors and one from Minuteman Tech received scholarships from the local bank.

A look at the Class of 2012’s outstanding seniors.

The university held its commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 26, at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

Police

Officers arrested the men, and a Somerville man, in an alleged Percocet deal in Johnnie's Foodmaster's parking lot, according to a police report.

Opinion

What is it? How do dogs get it? What can you do about it?

The unusually damp conditions and chilly temperatures can draw trespassers into the garden.

Lainey celebrates kindergarten.

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