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Week in Review: Special Town Meeting Called for Leaf Blowers, Full-Day Kindergarten Fees Eliminated

A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from Sept. 10-16.

Selectmen Reluctantly Schedule Special Town Meeting on Seasonal Leaf-Blower Ban: With 'hands tied,' selectmen called the meeting for Wednesday, Oct. 10.

  • LETTER: Harrington's Rebuttal to Selectmen's Frustrations: Stephen Harrington, a Town Meeting member from Precinct 13, responds to Selectmen who recently criticized his decision to submit a petition for a Special Town Meeting on Arlington's seasonal ban on gas-powered leaf blowers.

Arlington Public Schools Eliminates Full-Day Kindergarten Fees: All fees collected for the current school year will be refunded to parents, according to the district.

Business

Davis Square Boutique Opening Arlington Center Location: The owners of Davis Squared are opening Arlington Centered at the recently vacated Main Event Tuxedo spot on Massachusetts Avenue.

Reports: Gemma Has Closed

Arlington Resident Named President of Raytheon BBN Technologies

Police and Fire

Arlington Man Arrested After Road Rage Escalates into Flying Fists in Lexington

Diapers, Women's Underwear Reported Stolen

Man Allegedly Shoplifts Ground Beef, Flees in Notorious Minivan

Arrests in Arlington: Sept. 4-10

Middlesex Sheriff's Department Sergeant Guilty on Cocaine Charges

Obituaries

Vera Julia Bernacchi, Longtime Arlington Town Meeting Member, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"obituary-vera-julia-bernacchi-longtime-arlington-town-meeting-member"} -->

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