Wednesday, May 15, 2013
As part of our new Smart Spending series, Patch wants to uncover the true going rate for various goods and services in town, so you'll know exactly how much you should pay for what you need. Help us out by replying in the comments.
This week: How much do lawn services cost? How much do you pay for your lawn service? And what does that cover - just mowing, or does it cover weeding, pruning, planting? Please share in the comments below - we promise we won't judge you! And if you've got a lawn service you love, tell us that too. This is the first of an ongoing series, "What's the Going Rate for..." where Patch seeks to uncover how much things cost so you never have to ask again.
Back in the day, we got oodles of spam in our email inboxes. Thanks to a robust spam filter and a husband who knows how to use it, those days are behind us.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Monday, May 6, to Sunday, May 12.
The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Harassment Reported at Assessors’ Office Police responded to the Assessors’ Office in Town Hall Friday morning to take a report of past harassment. A town employee told police that starting at the end of January, an Arlington man has come in to complain about his recent tax assessment. The man’s assessment had increased because he had completely refurbished his home, according to the employee. The man has been “very angry” about the assessment and swore at the employee, the employee said. More recently, after filing for an abatement, the man came in and allegedly said he felt like reaching over the counter …
Incidents and arrests in Arlington from Wednesday, May 1, to Tuesday, May 7.
The following information comes from the Arlington Police Department. When arrests are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. Tuesday, May 7 No arrests Monday, May 6 No arrests Sunday, May 5 No arrests Saturday, May 4 No arrests Friday, May 3 Jane R. O’Brien, 55, of Clark Street, Arlington, was arrested at about 2:07 p.m. Friday on Mass. Ave. and charged with larceny from a building and disorderly conduct. O’Brien allegedly stole money from the tip jar at Angelina’s Pastry and then repeatedly shouted obscenities at responding officers. John W. Gilmartin, 25, Pleasant Street, Woburn, was arrested at about 1:34 a.m. Friday on Mass. Ave. and charged with operating under the influence (first offense) and speeding. Gilmartin was arrested…
Bill Gilman joins Arlington Patch. Find out what that means here.
You might be wondering "who's the new face" at the top of Arlington Patch. Well...it's me! I'm Bill Gilman and I'm here to introduce myself as your new community editor. Now you're probably wondering what that means, and what happened to John ... but no worries, I'll explain. To start, you need not worry: Arlington Patch's local editor John Waller is staying right where he is, covering the news and stories around the city that are important to you, our readers. My role as the community editor will be to help you with everything else. Whether there's an important announcement you'd love to post on the site, an event you want our readers to know about, or you're interested in blogging but aren't sure where to begin, I'll be there to guide …
If the town has planted a new street tree in front of your house, please water it if possible.
Today is Tuesday, May 14. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) From the town: Help Keep New Street Trees Healthy: The Tree Division has recently been planting trees throughout town and is asking residents to help keep them healthy. If the town has planted a new street tree in front of your house, please water it if possible. It is vital for new street trees to be watered during the first two years. For more information on watering trees, please visit the Arlington Tree Committee website. 2.) Who’s that new face on top of the site? 3.) Recent arrests in Arlington. 4.) Job openings in and around Arlington. 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 63, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday, May 6, 2013
Arlington Patch's 'Jobs' page.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Take a look inside this home on the market.
Location: 1 Windmill Lane Price: $1.2 million Style: Cape Rooms: 12 Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 3 Living area: 3,736 sq. ft. Lot size: 0.54 acres Year built: 1930 Other features: "Classic Royal Barry Willis Cape meets French Chic! Wonderful open space design with great light! Very Private and gracious 23k yard for summer entertaining. Formal LR wFP and open sitting area leads to paneled library w/FP and a den. Formal DR connects to Chef's kitchen, breakfast area and french doors to terrace. First floor bedroom with en-suite bath. Master suite with 2 WIC's and bath w/FP, 3 more beds up. Basements' 721 sf FR w/FP and 1930’s bar. One of a kind... ENJOY!" Listed by: Old New England Properties, Jonathan Nyberg
A look back at Arlington Patch's top stories from April 29 to May 5.
Town Meeting Keeps Ban on Self-Service Gasoline: The proposed change would have had unintended consequences, according to its original proponent. What Arlington Roads Will Soon be Repaved? Frozland’s Now Open, What’s Your Take? Arlington Special Senate Primary Election Results Germaine Lawrence's David Hirshberg Retires After 33 Years of Helping Troubled Girls Robbins Library’s Head of Circulation Receives Top Honor Police and Fire High-Speed Crash at Brattle and Summer Streets Bicycle Breaks in Half in Pleasant Street Crash Alleged Driver, Bicyclist Road Rage on Mass. Ave. Arrests in Arlington: April 24-30
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