Friday, May 24, 2013
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
It won’t take much time at all.
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
The parade starts at 9 a.m.
Today is Wednesday, May 22. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) The town’s Memorial Day Parade will begin at 9:30 a.m. Monday at Adams Street on Mass. Ave. and continue to Monument Park in Arlington Center for observances and placing of wreathes. The parade will then go to Mount Pleasant Cemetery. The cemetery will be closed to vehicles from 5 a.m. to about noon Monday. 2.) Do you hate taking left turns out of Jason and Mill streets onto Mass. Ave.? We’ve got some news for you. 3.) Help raise money for the Krystle M. Campbell Scholarship Fund. 4.) In case you missed it, Menotomy Grill and Tavern is opening next week. Here is a sneak peek inside and the opening menu. 5.) There is a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms this …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The event starts at 7:30 p.m.
Today is Tuesday, May 21. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Arlington Town Hall will come alive at 7:30 p.m. tonight with the Arlington Historical Society’s “Town Hall in Character” event. The event will feature “playlets” by significant characters in Arlington’s history – architect R. Clipston Sturgis (Richard Duffy), sculptor Cyrus Dallin (Chuck Kraemer), selectman (Kevin Greeley), Nathan Robbins (Joe Curro), Amos Robbins (Jud Pierce) and the Robbins sisters (Arlington High School drama students). 2.) In case you missed it, here’s a sneak peek inside Menotomy Grill & Tavern and the restaurant’s opening menu. It should be open to the public by the end of next week. 3.) Selectman Joseph Curro Jr. is certainly a good sport. 4.) Job…
Monday, May 20, 2013
Arlington Patch will be there to capture the moment.
Today is Monday, May 20. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Selectman Joseph Curro Jr. will dress up as Clifford the Big Red Dog during story time at 10 a.m. this morning at the Robbins Library. Arlington’s director of libraries, Ryan Livergood, will don the same outfit at 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 21, at Somerville Public Library. The two are putting on the suit to honor their statements made during February’s library-card sign-up challenge, which Somerville won. 2.) The Long Island, N.Y., man arrested Friday in connection with the investigation into sexual-abuse allegations at the Arlington Boys & Girls Club will be arraigned today in Cambridge District Court in Medford, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan. Read …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Today is Friday, May 17. Here are five things you need to know.
1.) The 17th Annual Mystic River Herring Run & Paddle is Sunday morning. Complete details. 2.) The Bishop Bear Fair is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bishop Elementary School. Complete details. 3.) There will be a giant yard sale to benefit the Medical Missionaries of Mary from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 98 Medford St. 4.) There will also be a huge yard sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at 118 Mary St. 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 70, according to the National Weather Service. On Saturday and Sunday, there are slight chances of showers after 2 p.m.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Enjoy this sunny Thursday with temperatures in the low 80s.
Today is Thursday, May 16. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Story time at Henry Bear’s Park is at 11 a.m. today, as it is every Thursday. 2.) Check out “The Genuine Family Hour!” at 8 p.m. tonight at the Newman Way. 3.) In case you missed it, Holovak & Coughlin is closing Sunday after a half century in the business. 4.) Recent arrests in Arlington. 5.) Today should be sunny with a high near 81, according to the National Weather Service.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
There are three public sessions in early June.
Today is Wednesday, May 15. Here are five things you need to know. 1.) Want to help shape Arlington’s Master Plan? Attend one of the following public sessions. 2.) After a half century serving Arlington teams and athletes, Holovak & Coughlin will close its doors Sunday, May 19. Read more. 3.) Do your part to help keep new street trees healthy. 4.) Recent arrests in Arlington. 5.) There could be some showers this evening, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures should reach the high 60s.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Also on the docket for today is a busy sports day and a Bruins playoff game.
Today is Friday, May 10. Here are five things you need to know. 1) Start your weekend off with a little music. First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington hosts Music for a Spring Evening at 8 p.m., featuring choral music from Benjamin Britten and more. Tickets are $15 for the event. 2) Friday is a busy day of sports for Arlington High School teams. The boys tennis team hosts a home match against Belmont at 3:30 p.m., the softball and baseball teams both travel to face Woburn at 3:45 p.m., and the boys volleyball team plays in a home tilt at 4 p.m. 3) Do you have new neighbors? You just might. Here's a look at six Arlington properties that sold in recent days. 4) The Boston Bruins look to close out their first round series …