Monday, May 20, 2013
The Mass. Ave./Mill Street/Jason Street intersection will be voted on tonight.
The Board of Selectmen will vote on recommended changes for the Mass.Ave./Mill Street/Jason Street intersection tonight, according to the agenda. They’ll also consider two stop signs (Lockeland Avenue at Wildwood Avenue and Field Road at Wildwood Avenue) and hear the results of a parking study from Transportation Advisory Committee co-chairman Howard Muise. The meeting starts at 7:15 p.m. tonight in the Selectmen’s Chambers on the second floor of Town Hall.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Public is invited to festivities on June 7
Arlington Town Hall & Gardens turn 100 years old next month and residents are invited to join in the celebration. On June 7, a celebration will be held to mark the occasion. The festivities will begin in the Winfield Robbins Memorial Garden at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres. The party will move inside Town Hall from 7:15 to 9 p.m. with music, a historical narrative, a huge birthday cake and other activities. Tickets to the event are $40 and can be purchased in the Selectmen's Office at Town Hall. For more information, contact Patsy Kraemer by phone at (781) 858-8629 or by email at email@example.com Sponsors for the event include: Davidson Properties, Leader Bank, O’Donoghue Insurance, Bowes Real Estate, The Mirak …
Friday, July 20, 2012
The alleged incident occurred Wednesday night. A similar incident was called in near Lower Mystic Lake on Sunday evening.
A woman walking her dog Wednesday night in Arlington Center spotted a man who appeared to be masturbating near the Town Hall flagpole, at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Academy Street. The woman told Arlington Police Thursday morning that she heard the man masturbating in one of the bushes near the flagpole at about 8:30 p.m. but did not see his privates. The man then approached her as she continued to walk away from Massachusetts Avenue on Academy Street, she said, and he began making sexually-suggestive comments about her body and about what he had just done. The woman said she began to hurry toward Maple Street, and that’s when the man took off down Massachusetts Avenue, toward Arlington Heights. She said the man spoke to her …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Other town departments will be open for a half day.
Town Hall offices will be closed Friday, April 6, according to the town. However, the following offices will be open for a half day on Friday: The town’s trash and recycling schedule will not be affected. Regular collections will happen as scheduled. Also, the Recreation Department’s free egg hunt at McClennen Park will take place at 11 a.m. Friday (ages 2-10). No registration is needed, but don’t be late, as the hunt is a very short event (5-10 minutes). There will be a special visitor.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Arlingtonians are invited for a reception ceremony to meet Adam Chapdelaine, the town's incoming top administrator.
Friday, March 2, 2012
Editor's note: The following comes from a Town of Arlington press release. The Board of Selectmen is hosting a public reception to introduce Arlington’s new town manager, Adam Chapdelaine. Residents are invited to attend this reception on Thursday, March 8, 5-7 p.m., in the Selectmen’s Hearing Room at Town Hall. Light refreshments will be served. “We look forward to the people of Arlington getting to meet and know Adam Chapdelaine,” said Clarissa Rowe, chair of the Board of Selectmen. “He brings a wealth of government experience and expertise necessary for town business and a thoughtfulness and care for the overall quality of life for Arlington.” Chapdelaine has 10 years of government experience and has been the Arlington deputy town …
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Adam Chapdelaine takes over this week, meet and greet scheduled for March.
Arlington’s incoming town manager will be sworn in this Friday at Town Hall. Current Deputy Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine will take the Town Manager’s Oath of Office at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 24 to become Arlington's new top administrator. The brief swearing in ceremony will be performed by Town Clerk Stephanie Lucarelli and held in her office at 730 Massachusetts Ave. In January, the Board of Selectmen offered Chapdelaine the job after a final round of interviews . Ashland Town Manager John Petrin was the runner-up. Town officials are planning a meet and greet with Chapdelaine on March 8 at Town Hall. Chapdelaine replaces retiring Town Manager Brian Sullivan, who was Arlington’s top administrator for eight years before announcing his …
Friday, February 17, 2012
Town Manager Brian F. Sullivan, who is set to retire later this month, was honored with a party at Town Hall Thursday.
A retirement party was thrown Thursday night at Town Hall honoring outgoing Town Manager Brian F. Sullivan. Sullivan worked as Arlington’s top administrator for eight years of his 37 year career in municipal government, and is set to retire later this month. Attendees arrived at Town Hall at 5:30 for a cocktail hour, followed by speakers honoring Sullivan. After a light dinner, incoming Town Manager and current Deputy Adam Chapdelaine spoke on Sullivan's behalf. Chapdelaine will replace Sullivan beginning Feb. 24. "This is one of the hardest working boards I’ve worked with," Sullivan said of the Arlington Board of Selectmen.
Monday, February 13, 2012
A zoning change to allow accessory apartments is likely to come up in this year's Town Meeting.
The Redevelopment Board on Monday will hold an informational meeting on a proposal to change town bylaws to allows accessory apartments. In a recent survey, a majority of Town Meeting members would consider allowing accessory apartments in single-family homes under certain conditions. According to the survey, 83 percent of the 119 Town Meeting members who participated said they would allow accessory apartments but one of the units should be owner occupied. Accessory units are defined as smaller second apartments within single-family homes, usually for older family members or nannies. "The purpose of the meeting is to discuss with the public the intent and content of the amendment, and take feedback on the proposal," officials said in a …
Sunday, February 12, 2012
Town officials on Thursday will hold a celebration for Brian Sullivan, who retires later this month. Deputy Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine is set to fill his shoes starting on Feb. 24.
Town officials on Thursday will throw a retirement party for outgoing Town Manager Brian Sullivan, who is set to retire later this month. The event takes place on Thursday, Feb. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., at the Town Hall auditorium. Brian Sullivan has worked as Arlington’s top administrator for eight years and announced last year that he would retire. The Board of Selectmen chose Deputy Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine to replace Sullivan. Chapdelaine will begin on Feb. 24. Selectmen Chair Clarissa Rowe has called Sullivan’s work “exemplary.” During his interview, Chapdelaine spoke about his expertise handling municipal budgets and explained his leadership style is highly participative. He said he is committed to supporting Arlington’s public …
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Those interested in celebrating Brian Sullivan's retirement have until Friday to reserve a spot to the event.
Arlington residents will have until Friday at noon to RSVP to a retirement party for outgoing Town Manager Brian Sullivan, who is set to retire later this month. The celebration is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 16, 5:30-8 p.m., at Town Hal auditorium. Tickets are $40 each. Please RSVP to Mary Ann Sullivan at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 781-316-3024. On Monday, the Board of Selectmen chose Deputy Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine to replace Sullivan as Arlington’s top administrator. Chapdelaine will begin on Feb. 24. Brian Sullivan has worked as Arlington’s top administrator for eight years and announced last year he would retire. Board of Selectmen Chair Clarissa Rowe has called Sullivan’s work “exemplary.” She said it would be a …