The Arlington public schools' visual-art department invites you to Town Hall exhibit of student artwork through Wednesday, May 22.
Join all involved at a reception for the student artists and their teachers May 22 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Town Hall. The reception is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The late 1970s was a time when men making sexual advances toward boys was locked in secrecy. That held true in Arlington, until one youngster came forward, and a swim coach at the Boys & Girls Club was dismissed and moved out of state.
Now, as men in their 40s, they have accused Paul A. Collins, 62, of Centereach, N.Y., of sexual assault. Collins was ordered held on $250,000 bail, is held in Cambridge Jail and faces a June 17 hearing. He pleaded not guilty to the accusations on Monday, May 20.
According to a report in The Boston Globe on May 21, prosecutors said he had admitted to sexual contact with two accusers and told investigators he may also have had contact with the other two. An initial report from Chief Fred Ryan said five accusers had come forward.
UPDATED TODAY: Details about the program to celebrate Arlington Town Hall's first century continue to come in, as the historical society plans to present a related event.
On Tuesday, May 21, the society unveils "Town Hall in Character," a series of playlets portraying significant figures in Town Hall's history.
Richard Duffy, the town's unofficial historian, figures prominently on both occasions.
All this spring, you've see it growing, as if it were a clutch of early daffodils: Where Symmes Hospital used to be, housing at Arlington 360 rises, altering the town's horizon.
So what will the units cost, and when will they be available? You need a closer look than the one you get from Mass. Ave. or Gray Street. Here are the essentials:
* Twelve townhomes, of the 176 total units, are expected to be on the market in early June;
* Prices ranges from $599,000 to $649,000, depending on number of bedrooms and location;
* Occupancy of the 12 is projected to occur between Oct. 15 and Nov. 1;