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Arlington set for override vote this June

The Select Board, during a special meeting on Wednesday, April 17, unanimously approved for an override vote to appear on a town-wide ballot during a special election, to be held on June 11.


Arlington Good Friday Hours, Closures

ARLINGTON, MA — Some Arlington town offices will be closed Friday, April 19 in observance of Good Friday. Others may be operating on a reduced schedule. The following hours and closures will be in effect:


Arlington Weather Forecast For The Weekend Ahead

ARLINGTON, MA — Here's your local weather forecast for the coming weekend, as reported by Darksky. Overcast throughout the day. Overcast throughout the day and windy starting in the afternoon.


Somerville mayor sets out sanctuary city welcome mat

I’m moving back to Somerville. Back on Winter Hill I could be on hand to greet the thousands of new illegal immigrants that Mayor Joe Curtatone is promising to take in. I could write a poem or a column about it, even though I am not the city’s poet laureate.


Rapper failed to show for concert because he was arrested out of state, police say

BOSTON — Boston police are investigating after a brawl broke out outside the House of Blues on Lansdowne Street. Rapper Kodak Black was scheduled to perform two shows at the House of Blues, but he never appeared.


Council approves funding for new teachers’ contract

WOBURN - The City Council last night appropriated the $980,000 needed to cover this year's portion of a three-year contract reached with the Woburn Teachers Association (WTA) late last month.


5 Things to do this week around Arlington

Therapy Puppy for Seniors; Thursday, April 18 at 11 a.m. at Arlington Council on Aging, 27 Maple St.: Seniors will have a chance to meet Willie Blue, the therapy dog for Armstrong Ambulance. Willie is still in training and going through his puppy days, so don't miss this opportunity to see Willie be


Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men sent to prison for fentanyl trafficking

CONCORD — Two 19-year-old Lawrence, Massachusetts men have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for participating in a fentanyl trafficking conspiracy. Steven Guerrero received a term of five years and nine months while Julio Saldana was sentenced to 11 ½ years behind bars. Guerrero and Saldana pl


Kristen Strezo declares candidacy for City Council

Kristen Strezo is sitting at a community table at the back of Bloc Café in Union Square, writing in a notebook and sipping coffee as her 10-year-old daughter snacks on a sesame seed bagel beside her.


Vehicle crashes into gas station convenience store

BROCKTON, Mass. — A vehicle crashed through the front window and into a gas station convenience store in Brockton on Thursday night. Video and photos from the scene showed the sedan partially inside the store, with the windows and entrance of the store smashed out.


Joe Biden to Support Stop & Shop Strike at Dorchester Location

Former U.S. vice president and rumored 2020 candidate Joe Biden will visit Stop & Shop employees in Boston who have been on strike for the past week. Biden will appear alongside Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Thursday at a rally for union members and employees at the South Bay Center Stop & Shop locati


Kodak Black Arrested at U.S. Border on Drug, Weapon Charges

Kodak Black mysteriously canceled his performance at the House of Blues in Boston last night and it’s pretty clear why he did it now. The Pompano Beach native was arrested was stopped by U.S. Customs agents when attempting to re-enter the United States from Canada with two other people, drugs, and w


Two men arrested on firearms charges after shots were fired on Rogers Avenue in Lynn

LYNN — Two men were arrested on gun charges in connection with a shots fired incident on Rogers Avenue early Wednesday morning, police said. Ismael Peguero, 22, of Waltham, was charged with carrying a loaded firearm, possession of a firearm without a firearm identification card, possession of a larg


Medford Business Moving To High Street, Opening Cafe

MEDFORD, MA — A Salem Street business is relocating and will open a cafe in its new space. According to Boston Restaurant Talk, Borealis Yoga is moving to High Street and adding food and drink options to the upstairs space.


Massachusetts Doctor Arrested for Paying 14-Year-Old for Sex

A Massachusetts doctor is facing charges for allegedly paying a 14-year-old boy for sex. Sujan Kayastha, 37, was arrested following a four-month investigation by the Attleboro Police Department. Authorities initiated the investigation after they received information that an Attleboro boy had been se


4 Facing Charges in Fatal Vermont Shootout

Four people are facing charges in connection with a fatal shootout in Vermont on Tuesday. Police in Burlington said 23-year-old Benzell Hampton was killed and James Felix, 36, was shot several times in an exchange of gunfire on North Willard Street at about 3 p.m.


Arlington police seek help in search for bank robbery suspect

ARLINGTON, MASS. (WHDH) - Police in Arlington are turning to the public for help in tracking down a man who they say robbed a bank in the town on Wednesday morning. Officers responding to a report of a robbery at Leader Bank at 141 Massachusetts Ave. about 11:41 a.m. learned a man had passed a note


Retired Men’s Club of Arlington to host winter events

The Retired Men’s Club of Arlington is open to all men who are retirees (or soon to become) where members can play cards (bridge, whist and poker), pool, read books and enjoy daily free coffee, open every day, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. This nonprofit organization is made up of membe


Pedestrian Stuck And Killed By MBTA Bus

CHELSEA, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — A woman is dead after they were hit by a MBTA bus Thursday. Chelsea Police Chief Brian Kyes said the accident happened on the Everett Avenue Ramp on Route 1 around 5:40 a.m.


10 illegal immigrants among 12 Bay State residents charged in benefit and fraud investigation

BOSTON (WHDH) - Twelve Bay State residents accused of using the identities of U.S. citizens in Puerto Rico to obtain public benefits are facing federal charges in connection with a massive investigation of document and benefit fraud, officials announced Thursday.