Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The intersection is expected to be under construction for about two weeks.
The following is from the Town of Arlington. On or shortly after Monday, September 24, the City of Cambridge’s contractor, Fred DeRoma and Sons, will begin construction work at the intersection of Mass Ave and Alewife Brook Parkway. This project involves removal of the existing concrete median, construction of a new median and plantings, and placement of a new crosswalk across Mass Ave on the Cambridge side of the parkway. This project will take approximately two weeks to complete. General work hours will be 9 am to 3 pm, Monday through Friday. Cambridge has advised the Town that there will be minimal impact to Arlington. Should you have any questions please contact Cambridge’s project manager Brian McLane for information or assistance …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The work by National Grid is expected to last until the end of November.
Today is Tuesday, Sept. 11. Here are five things you need to know: 1. Today should be sunny with a high near 70, according to the National Weather Service. 2. From the town: National Grid Work on Oakland Avenue Starts Thursday, Sept. 13. On Thursday, National Grid will commence work associated with the replacement of a gas main in Oakland Avenue, located between Park Avenue and Appleton Street. The work is anticipated to last until the end of November. During the hours of construction, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., travel along Oakland Avenue will be restricted and parking restrictions may be implemented. Pedestrians and students walking to school should be aware of the construction activity and pay attention to pedestrian and work site signs…
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Project will include replacement of windows and the heating system at Stratton Elementary School.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Editor’s note: The following is a press release from the town of Arlington, edited to conform to Arlington Patch’s editorial standards. Later this month, officials will begin replacing windows and the heating system at Stratton Elementary School. The project will run from June 27 until mid-August, and it will include demolition, deliveries and work on the building exterior. Construction is scheduled from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Officials said the project should be completed before the next academic year. The project is eligible for reimbursement form the Massachusetts School Building Authority.
Sunday, May 22, 2011
A look back at this week's news.
Town Meeting members on Wednesday defeated a proposal to sell Parmenter School for a minimum of $1.7 million. Officials at Arlington Public Schools are seeking legal advice on the feasibility of merging human resources departments with the town. And on Monday, Town Meeting members unanimously approved the $20 million project to rebuild Thompson Elementary School, 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: SCHOOLS Arlington High School's media center will receive a new name next fall: The Charles Arlington Skidmore Learning Commons, a tribute to the high school's outgoing principal. SPORTS This week, Patch …
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Town Meeting members unanimously approve $20 million project to rebuild Thompson Elementary School.
When Jane Biondi sends her 9-year-old daughter Grace to school everyday, it is to a building with no fire sprinkler or fire safety system, a seriously compromised roof and failing heating. That’s the situation parents of Thompson Elementary School students report. There, parents say, major building systems and windows need to be replaced and special education teaching spaces are inadequate. “The children at Thompson never dress for the weather outside,” Biondi told Town Meeting members Monday, “they dress for the unique internal weather system in the building—where it is roasting hot in January and utterly unbearable in June.” But by the end of Monday night, Biondi could breathe a sigh of relief. Town Meeting members unanimously approved …