Week in Review: No Go on Parmenter Sale, Principal Honored, Thompson Rebuild Approved

A look back at this week's news.

Town Meeting members Parmenter School for a minimum of $1.7 million.

Officials at Arlington Public Schools are of merging human resources departments with the town.

And on Monday, Town Meeting members , a proposal years in the making that is scheduled to deliver Arlington a new school by fall 2013.

Here are more of this week's essential news from Arlington Patch's coverage:


Arlington High School's : The Charles Arlington Skidmore Learning Commons, a tribute to the high school's outgoing principal.


This week, Patch featured Connor Duggan and Joe Keefe as . Read the feature to find out why.


Arlington has . You can probably still catch a few of them. Also, check out our Thursday feature Sold! for details on .


On Friday, columnist Bette Yip wrote about .

On Saturday, Play Date columnist Ryan Standley took us on one more of his 4-year-old daughter Lainey's adventures. This time, .

My daughter Lainey is 4 years old and I love her. She is quite the hostess and throws parties for stuffed animals on a regular basis.


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