Monday, June 25, 2012
Celebrate July 4th with these fireworks displays scheduled in the Greater Boston area and North Shore of Massachusetts.
Where are Fourth of July fireworks displays near Arlington? Here's a list. Click on the links for more information about each event:
Sunday, July 10, 2011
A look at the week that was in Arlington news.
A Dedham developer will spearhead the development of Symmes Hospital site into a mid-rise apartment complex coupled with townhouses and likely an assisted living facility, officials decided this week. Hundreds of Arlingtonians celebrated Fourth of July with music and family fun at Robbins Farm Park. And parents and schools staff said they agree the transition period between elementary and middle school is critical for special needs students—and they are working toward greater collaboration. Here are more of this week's essential news from Arlington Patch's coverage: GOVERNMENT Lt. Gov. Tim Murray's staff said this week that he is planning a visit to Town Hall this week, when he will hear questions and concerns from Arlington residents. …
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
A video roundup of the area's latest developments for Tuesday, July 5.
Follow the links below for more on today's featured headlines:
Share photos and comments from this holiday with us.
Fourth of July has come and gone. The stories, however, will remain in our memories for a while. So here's today's question: What is your favorite Fourth of July memory? Feel free to share stories from this year and previous ones, upload pictures and videos, too. If you want to send some of those via email, just send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hundreds enjoy Independence Day at Robbins Farm Park.
Hundreds of Arlingtonians enjoyed Fourth of July at Robbins Farm Park. Arlington Patch was there to capture the best moments. Check out today's photo gallery and be sure to add some of your own shots.
Monday, July 4, 2011
A few stores are open until late this holiday.
Arlington Center is empty this Fourth of July, as folks celebrate America's independence with family and friends. Town Hall and other government offices will be closed on Monday. That includes the Department of Public Works, the Senior Center, Recreation Office and Robbins Library. But if you're still looking for a few ingredients for a barbecue or a few drinks, here are a few places to try. If you know of more places open today, please share it on the comment box below. Coffee shops and restaurants
Happy Fourth, Arlington!
Happy Independence Day! Here are a few things to know today, July 4: 1. Fourth at Robbins Farm: Later today, Arlington will celebrate Independence Day at Robbins Farm Park. The annual celebration starts at 6 p.m. and the weather is expected to be high 80s and sunny all day. There will be music from the the John Penny Band (7 p.m.), a variety of refreshments, and the Boston Pops Orchestra and fireworks on the giant screen, which begin at 10:30 p.m. 2. Government offices closed: Town Hall and other government offices will be closed on Monday. That includes the Department of Public Works, the Senior Center, Recreation Office and Robbins Library. 3. Trash: There is no trash, recycling or yard waste collection today. There wil be a one-day …
Sunday, July 3, 2011
Information from the Massachusetts State Fire Marshal's Office.
Arlington's Fourth of July celebration doesn't include live fireworks. And remember: they are illegal in Massachusetts. Here's some information from the Massachusetts State Fire Marshall's Office: All fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts. The possession and use of all fireworks by private citizens is illegal in Massachusetts. This includes Class C fireworks which are sometimes falsely called "safe and sane" such as sparklers, party poppers, snappers, firecrackers, spinners and cerry bombs, to name a few. Sparklers burn at 1800 degrees Farenheit. It is illegal to transport fireworks into Massachusetts, even if they were purchased legally elsewhere. Illegal fireworks can be confiscated on the spot. Do not purchase through mail-order or …
Friday, July 1, 2011
And use it all year around.
Most dogs aren’t party animals, as much as we humans love to have them involved in our own festivities. The food, the crowds and most of all, the noise, can get to a dog. Be it excitement or agitation, all this over-stimulation can lead to trouble. For some dogs, it may surface as party gaffes such as jumping on guests and stealing food or trash (the latter of which could end up in a late night visit to the pet emergency hospital). For other dogs, it may manifest in anxiety, leading in the worst case scenario to a bite when an unsuspecting guest (possibly with lowered inhibition and slower response time, themselves, after a couple of drinks) reaches toward the dog, even though the dog is showing clear signs in its own (body) language that …
You'll be out snapping pictures right and left, right? Share them on Arlington Patch.
While you're out and about Arlington this weekend, why not snap a few shots for Arlington Patch? We're looking for Arlington residents to send us photos showing their best Fourth of July spirit, whether it be red, white and blue clothing or homemade decorations. Send us photos of your best Red, White and Blue pride in Arlington for the Fourth of July Photo Project! Click "Add Photos” under the current photos or e-mail your photos to Arlington Patch editor Pedro Oliveira Jr. at email@example.com.