Friday, May 24, 2013
Who doesn’t want free samples?
East Arlington’s relatively new gluten/wheat free bakery and newer deli will be holding grand openings Sunday. Something Sweet Without Wheat, which opened at 169 Mass. Ave. in late January, and Anthony’s East Side Deli, which came on at 159 Mass. Ave. in early April, will have samples, contests with prizes, face painting and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to a release from the businesses. The joint openings will be held at the bakery, and both owners will be on hand to introduce themselves and answer any questions. Also Sunday, Anthony’s will be unveiling its new gluten free menu, which will feature sandwiches and subs made on its neighbor’s breads. More on Arlington Patch
A handful of Spy Ponders and Cougars are in contention to win their events.
Today is Friday, May 24. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) This weekend, the Arlington High and Arlington Catholic track and field teams will compete in their respective divisional meets. In the Division 2 meet at Notre Dame Academy in Hingham Saturday (boys/girls), Arlington High senior Leland Garrahan is seeded third in the long jump, just an 1.75 inches behind the first and second seeds, with a best of 22 feet, 3.25 inches this season. On the girls’ side, senior Sarah Cassidy is seeded third in the javelin with a best of 122 feet this season. Arlington Catholic will compete at the Division 4 meet at North Reading High School on Sunday (boys/girls). For the boys’, senior Kevin Connors leads the way, with the No. 6 seed in the …
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The Spy Ponders earned the No. 9 seed in the Division 1 North bracket.
With a 12-8 regular-season record, the Arlington High boys’ volleyball team earned the No. 9 seed in the Division 1 North bracket. In the first round, the Spy Ponders will go into the city tonight to face No. 8 Boston Latin Academy (11-7) at 6 p.m.
Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Monday to Tuesday, May 20-21.
The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Dunkin’ Donuts Employee Allegedly Steals from Lost Wallet Police responded to the Arlington Heights Dunkin’ Donuts at about 1:10 p.m. Tuesday to take a report of a past larceny. There, a woman told police that she had left her wallet at the bakery Monday afternoon and that when she came into retrieve it Tuesday, about $40 and a ring, valued between $2,000-$3,000, were missing. A store manager told police that he had reviewed security footage from Monday night and witnessed an employee handling the wallet and place something in her pocket. He said he called the employee and she said, “I only took $25.” Police …
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Today is Thursday, May 23. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Want to contribute to the future of Arlington? Take the town’s Master Plan Survey. It’s quick and easy. 2.) Recent homes sold in Arlington. 3.) The Arlington-Belmont Crew Team recently had an impressive showing at the Lowell Invitational Regatta. Read more. 4.) It’s Thursday, which means it’s story time at Henry Bear’s Park at 11 a.m. 5.) There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should reach the mid 70s.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A sample of recent home sales in Arlington.
Realtors: Add your photos of recently sold homes to this gallery! It's easy—just sign into your Arlington Patch account (or sign into Arlington Patch using your Facebook account). Click the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above the photo gallery and follow the directions. Be sure to include a caption. [Editor's note: Information and photos from the New England Moves website were used in this report.]
Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Friday to Sunday, May 17-19.
The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Instagram Bully Reported at St. Agnes School Update, 12 p.m. Thursday, May 23 Arlington police said Thursday that this incident is still under investigation to determine the source of the Instagram messages/photos. We'll update this story as new information becomes available. ----- A St. Agnes School student has allegedly been bullying people throughout the country on Instagram. Police responded to the school Thursday, May 16, after the school received emails from people in Georgia and California complaining that a student had been bullying them on Instagram. The student had recently been the subject of an …
See which restaurant is staying with its original owners.
Zocalo Cocina Mexicana is staying with owners Armida Amor and Ricardo Ramos, the Board of Selectmen announced Monday. In March, the Mexican restaurant on Broadway appeared to be headed to new owners, Nicolas and Maria Portillo and Jose Landaverde, of the newly-formed Arlington Restaurant Group. At the time, the Board of Selectmen even granted these new owners a common victualler license to operate the restaurant and a beer and wine license. However, on Monday, the board reversed these decisions, as the sale did not go through. The new owners had offered to buy the restaurant (the business assets, not the real estate) for $152,200, according to their license applications. They also had a five-year lease with Arlington-based Chios Realty …
See which intersection is getting a makeover courtesy of CVS.
The Mass. Ave. intersection with Jason and Mill streets is getting upgraded courtesy of CVS. The Board of Selectmen unanimously approved Monday a list of changes recommended by the Transportation Advisory Committee. The changes, which will “significantly improve overall safety and operations,” according to the committee, will cost about $42,000. However, CVS is footing the bill, as the pharmacy was required to put $50,000 toward improving the intersection as part of its special permit with the town to build its nearby store at 833 Mass. Ave. The town already spent the other $8,000 on the intersection on a system that automatically turns the light green when emergency vehicles are approaching to clear out any traffic jams. The changes The …