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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

New Bill to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and their Pets Introduced

Congresswoman Katherine Clark announced a bill aimed to assist domestic violence victims with pets.
Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Migrant Children Not Coming to Massachusetts After All

Federal officials told Gov. Patrick this week they won't move forward with the previously-proposed program.
Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

Wheeling and Dealing on Beacon Hill

The weekly roundup from State House News Service.
5 Job Openings with the Town of Arlington

5 Job Openings with the Town of Arlington

Want to work for the town?
Should Arlington Follow Somerville’s Lead on Relaxed Immigration Enforcement?

Should Arlington Follow Somerville’s Lead on Relaxed Immigration Enforcement?

Somerville’s mayor is expected to limit the holding of undocumented immigrants by police.
Upcoming Timeline for Mass. Ave. Corridor Project

Upcoming Timeline for Mass. Ave. Corridor Project

Pre-construction activity for the Mass. Ave. redesign in East Arlington is expected to be evident next week.
Sheriff Koutoujian Recognizes Employee's Outstanding Work

Sheriff Koutoujian Recognizes Employee's Outstanding Work

Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department workers commended during National Correctional Officers Week.
Rep. Katherine Clark Opens Medford Office

Rep. Katherine Clark Opens Medford Office

The congresswoman’s new office is in Medford Square.
State Announces 1.9 Mile, $39 Million Path Along Green Line Extension Project

State Announces 1.9 Mile, $39 Million Path Along Green Line Extension Project

The new path, in Somerville and Cambridge, will create a continuous route from Bedford to Boston.
Narcan Training Event in Arlington Wednesday, April 30

Narcan Training Event in Arlington Wednesday, April 30

There have been four fatalities from heroin in Arlington since last October.
Should Massachusetts Legalize Pot?

Should Massachusetts Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is our state next in line?
Arlington Will Get Help Fixing Potholes

Arlington Will Get Help Fixing Potholes

The state is sending an additional $118,000 to Arlington to help pay for repairing potholes.
Arlington Selectmen Elect New Chairman

Arlington Selectmen Elect New Chairman

The board did so in a unanimous vote.
RESULTS: Arlington Town Elections

RESULTS: Arlington Town Elections

The results are in.
Arlington Candidates to Make Their Cases Thursday

Arlington Candidates to Make Their Cases Thursday

The town’s annual Candidates’ Night is Thursday night at Town Hall.
SAMPLE BALLOT: 2014 Arlington Town Elections

SAMPLE BALLOT: 2014 Arlington Town Elections

A preview of what you’ll see at the polls on Saturday, April 5.
Obama’s Budget Includes $100 Million for Green Line Extension Project

Obama’s Budget Includes $100 Million for Green Line Extension Project

The state Department of Transportation called the president’s budget a “significant milestone” for the project.
Low Bid on Mass. Ave. Corridor Project Nearly $6 Million

Low Bid on Mass. Ave. Corridor Project Nearly $6 Million

The project had been estimated at about $6.8 million.
Coakley Up Big on Baker in New Gubernatorial Poll

Coakley Up Big on Baker in New Gubernatorial Poll

Suffolk University/Boston Herald survey has AG leading by 13 percent.