Monday, May 7, 2012
Five Arlington eateries will have special desserts this week to help support breast cancer research and care.
This week, more than 250 restaurants, bakeries, cafés and chocolate shops in Massachusetts, including five in Arlington, will be participating in the 13th annual Boston Bakes for Breast Cancer. During the weeklong fundraiser, from Monday to Sunday (March 7-13), all of the eateries will have a unique dessert, starting at $3, with the proceeds going toward breast cancer research and care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Bakes for Breast Cancer, Inc., a newly-formed nonprofit breast cancer organization. The participants in Arlington are: Flora, Not Your Average Joe’s, Quebrada Baking Co., Ristorante Olivio and Tryst. The event was started in 2000 by Carol Brownman Sneider, in memory of her mother, Eva Brownman, who lost her battle with …
Monday, April 30, 2012
The auction goes through Wednesday, May 2. The school’s PTO is also hosting live and silent auctions Friday night.
If you haven’t yet, you only have until Wednesday, May 2, to bid in the Dallin PTO’s online auction (http://bit.ly/dallinauction). The auction features more than 70 items, including gift certificates to local restaurants, businesses and gyms, and tickets to nearby museums and theaters. The school’s PTO is also hosting live and silent auctions, starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, at the Masonic Temple. Proceeds from both auctions will benefit the school’s students.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Applications are due at 4 p.m., Thursday, April 26.
If you’re interested in the open School Committee seat but haven’t applied yet, time is running out. Applications must be received by the district no later than 4 p.m., Thursday, April 26. They can be emailed to Karen Fitzgerald at email@example.com or sent to: Karen Fitzgerald Administrative Assistant Arlington School Committee 869 Massachusetts Ave., 6th Floor Arlington, MA 02476 Applicants will be interviewed by the School Committee at a special meeting from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, May 3, in the committee’s room on the sixth floor of Arlington High School. The committee is planning to select its new member that night, via majority vote. The selected applicant would fill the seat until the Town Elections next April, when an …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Arlington Town Meeting is set to begin at 8 p.m. Monday, April 23.
With Arlington Town Meeting less than a week away, the 2012 Town Meeting Warrant and 2011 Annual Report are now online and ready for your review. The 21-page warrant serves as the meeting’s agenda, while the 141-page annual report gives a complete overview of the town in 2011. Town Meeting commences at 8 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Town Hall. This coming Thursday, April 19, the moderator will review the warrant and there will be an orientation for Town Meeting members at 7:30 p.m. in the Selectmen’s Hearing Room in Town Hall.
Monday, April 2, 2012
The deadline for donations is Wednesday, April 11.
Fashion at the Fox, the second-hand women’s clothing sale that benefits Fox Library and the Arlington Public Schools, is in need of donations. The fundraiser is looking for used, contemporary or vintage women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry, handbags, scarves, hats, gloves and more. Donations are being accepted this Wednesday, April 4, and next Wednesday, April 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Fox Library basement – or by appointment (volunteers will even come and pick up your items). Visit the event’s Facebook page, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-405-7451 for more information. The Fashion at the Fox sale is on Friday, April 27, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, April 28, from 1 to 6 p.m.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Candidates Night is Thursday, March 29.
Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Arlington and Vision 2020, Thursday night's Candidates' Night is a forum to offer residents an opportunity to learn about their candidates, their qualifications, character, strenghths and weaknesses. Town Meeting candidates will be available from 7:30-8 pm; the candidates’ forum starts at 8. The event will be held in Arlington Town Hall. Each candidate will present a two minute opening speech. Audience members can submit questions by writing them on cards at the beginning of the evening and during the opening speeches. There will be a table in the back of the auditorium for this, supplied with cards. For more information visit the League of Women Voters of Arlington, MA website.