Friends of the Fells Forest Kindergarten program

Friends of the Fells Forest Kindergarten program

We are a five week program that seeks to provide children ages 4-10 with opportunities to play in and learn about nature. We are a non-profit with only three permanent paid staff and we couldn’t even start doing outreach until last week. The program starts on the 18th. Bordering on five different cities in Metro-North Boston, […]

Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

Crafters Sought for Pop Up Market

Are you an artist, artisan, or have a craft product or home business that you want to promote for the holiday season? Join us for a Holiday Pop Up Market at Common Ground in Arlington (319 Broadway, Arlington, MA 02474). We can have 16 vendors and have a few spots left. We expect 250-300 people to […]

Beware of IRS Phone Scam

Beware of the IRS Phone Scam

Here’s what IRS.gov has to say about just one variation of a phone scam. An excerpt from the page: If you receive an unexpected call from someone claiming to be from the IRS, here are some of the telltale signs to help protect yourself. The IRS will never: – Call to demand immediate payment using a […]

Hurricane Matthew Preparedness

Hurricane Matthew Preparedness

Bring in outdoor furniture, charging batteries, emergency kits, and more. With the possible threat of Hurricane Matthew following a track that could have a major impact on New England this weekend, the Arlington Fire Department and Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) recommends actions that people can take to minimize the potential damage from this storm. – […]

MA College Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

MA College Rankings: U.S. News & World Report

According to U.S. News and World Report, the top college in the United States is … Princeton! The highest ranking Massachusetts colleges are Harvard University at #2, MIT at #7, Tufts University at #27, Boston College at #31, Brandeis University at #34, and Boston University and Northeastern University tied at #39. 1. Princeton University (NJ) 2. Harvard University […]

Chopped Junior Show CASTING Now

Chopped Junior Show CASTING Now

The Food Network is looking for promising young chefs for their next Chopped Junior show. They are in search of young culinary masterminds between the ages of 9 and 13 who can take the heat in the kitchen and the competition!

Top Club Soccer Teams in Massachusetts

Top Club Soccer Teams in Massachusetts

How do the club soccer teams in Newton stack up against the best soccer teams in Massachusetts? The season is not that far along, but here are the rankings: U16 Girls Soccer Massachusetts NEFC ELITE U14 GIRLS – DELETE SOUTH SHORE SELECT U16 AP MASS CITY F.C. PREMIERSHIP NEFC – BREAKERS 2001 NS ELITE NEFC […]

Top Superfoods for the Breast Cancer Fighter

Top Superfoods for the Breast Cancer Fighter

For people fighting a disease like breast cancer, proper nutrients can mean the difference between a successful battle and a more difficult one. There are several super foods that can help you stay nourished during treatment and may even help prevent cancer. This infographic is from Cure Diva.

10 Classics to Read When the World Seems Too Bleak

By Sally Allen If you’ve checked the news recently … maybe you wish you hadn’t. These are anxiety-provoking times, overwhelming and draining times; times that make it seem four horsemen may just be galloping ever closer on the not-so-distant horizon. Since I learned how to read, books have been where I’ve turned for consolation, hope, […]

Submit for Seasons of Arlington Reservoir Art Exhibit

Submit for Seasons of Arlington Reservoir Art Exhibit

The Arlington Reservoir Committee is taking submissions now through *August 15th* for its September art exhibit entitled “Seasons of the Arlington Reservoir”. Up to three submissions in any two-dimensional media may be entered for selection into this show. Spend some time at The Res this summer and sketch, paint, or photograph what you find!  Parking […]