Inside Arlington

Experimental News Digest for Arlington, MA


  • Select Board, June 21, 2023

    The Arlington Select Board discussed various issues related to the Minuteman District School Committee. The meeting was conducted in a hybrid format, both in-person and over Zoom, in accordance with Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023. Minuteman District School Committee Representative Selection The primary agenda was the selection of a representative for the Minuteman […] Continue reading

  • School Committee, June 15, 2023

    School Committee, June 15, 2023

    The Arlington School Committee held a meeting on June 15th, 2021. The key topics discussed were: Affirmation of the LGBTQIA+ Community: The committee discussed a resolution affirming the LGBTQIA+ community. Many speakers urged the committee to reaffirm the district’s commitment to gender inclusivity. The resolution was praised for its clear support of the LGBTQIA+ community. […] Continue reading

  • School Committee, May 25, 2023

    Public Comment Segment: The meeting began with a public comment segment. Two parents spoke about the importance of creating a safe and inclusive environment for LGBTQ students and the need for modern, inclusive health and wellness curriculum. Arlington High School Report: The Arlington High School Representative shared updates on recent events and sports achievements. Summer […] Continue reading

  • School Committee, May 11, 2023

    Public Comments The meeting began with public comments from two speakers. The first speaker, a non-binary senior at Arlington High School, emphasized the importance of acceptance and inclusion for LGBTQ+ youth in the community and schools. They also highlighted an upcoming Pride event for middle and elementary school students. The second speaker, a recent Arlington […] Continue reading

  • Finance Committee, May 31, 2023

    The Finance Committee discussed the school department’s proposed budget increase to fund a new five-year strategic plan focused on equity, staff, operations, and family engagement along with data showing teacher salaries lagging comparable towns which impacts hiring and retention. Continue reading


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