These are my favorite pictures from the past three years of Pictures of Arlington.
The Hodgdon-Noyes car dealership next to Arlington High School on Massachusetts Avenue (where currently is being built a new CVS), August 17, 2006.
Old cars in the lot of Anderson Automotive on July 27, 2010.
Cyrus E. Dallin’s ‘Allegory of Massachusetts’ holds high tobacco leaves above the Robbins Memorial Flagstaff on August 9, 2010.
Armchairs to be taken away from a Jason Street home on August 8, 2010.
The illuminated clock tower of Arlington High School on the night of September 5, 2010.
A view of Mount Pleasant Cemetery on September 29, 2010.
The sun sets over the Arlington Reservoir. 3 of 6.
A detail of the Civil War Memorial in Arlington Center. September 5, 2010.
The flag flying at half mast in remembrance of Pearl Harbor Day at Town Hall. December 7, 2010.
A soccer game under the lights at Warren A. Pierce Field on August 10, 2006.
An employee sorts through returned DVDs on the final day of regular operation of Video Horizons. The store will officially close after a liquidation sale March 31, 2011. March 13, 2011.
Hundreds of plastic air gun BBs, along with a similar number of glass shards litter the ground around a rock on Hill’s Hill. March 12, 2011.
The farmhouse beyond the fence at Hurd Field during a thunderstorm. July 19, 2010.
A small passage from Massachusetts Avenue named for the leader of the Menotomy Minutemen, David Lamson. July 9, 2011.
Families out for a walk stop to look at a downed tree on Eastern Avenue. August 28, 2011.
High Rock Church under the starry sky of Town Night. September 16, 2011.
Stratton School covered in snow on an unseasonable autumn night. October 30, 2011.
The Zhen Ren Chuan Martial Arts Center on Broadway in Arlington center. November 26, 2011.
A sign reserving a parking space in the back of Arlington High School for the “retirement bookeeper.” The word bookkeeper is the only word in the english language to have three consecutive repeating letters with no hyphens–except in this case. December 17, 2011.
A child walks to school up Hemlock Street the week before Winter Vacation. December 22, 2011.
Arlington firefighters run a training exercise on an Epping street home scheduled for demolition. February 10, 2012.
Neighbors stop for a chat while out walking their dogs. March 12, 2012.
The view of Boston from Skyline Park just after moonrise. April 6, 2012.
The seal of the Town of Arlington decorates the central arch over the fireplace in the reading room at Robbins Library. January 6, 2012.
The Arlington High School graduation exercises on Warren A. Peirce Field. June 10, 2012.
A dad takes over the pedaling and lets his son take a rest while biking down Massachusetts Avenue. April 16, 2012.
A thunderstorm moves in over Robbins Farm towards Boston. June 23, 2012.
A chef at Tiki In on Massachusetts Avenue watches the NBA Finals during his dinner break. June 21, 2012.
Passing showers didn’t deter crowds of people from watching the Fourth of July fireworks at Robbins Farm. July 4, 2012.
From Robbins Farm, the odd firework could still be seen lighting up the hazy night sky all over the eastern horizon after the main Boston fireworks show had ended. July 4, 2012.
A man juggles on the lawn of the Whittemore-Robbins house. July 31, 2012.
Tree crews and the Arlington Department of Public works clears Adams Street after a damaging microburst. July 19, 2012.
A player at the Fidelity House basketball camp takes a wide open shot during a game in the Arlington Catholic gymnasium. June 28, 2012.
A woman tends to business in the Regent Theatre box office. June 16, 2012.
A man walks past a sign advertising reflexology on Massachusetts Avenue. August 24, 2012.
A man stops to look at the new fall display in the window of Minuteman Repair on Massachusetts Avenue. September 14, 2012.
Arlington Police bag evidence found on Paul Revere Road after a bank robbery at Citizens Bank on Massachusetts Avenue. September 27, 2012.
Town Moderator John Leone and Town Clerk Stephanie Lucarelli tally the results of a roll call vote during a short break in a special town meeting called to address, among other things, the possibility of overturning the seasonal ban on gas-powered leaf blowers. The result of the roll call, 110-95 in the negative, essentially left the existing by-law in place. October 10, 2012.
The skeleton of the new Thompson School is lit brightly so that work can continue after dark. October 15, 2012.
Dancers from the Thillai Fine Arts Academy perform a traditional Indian dance during the closing ceremonies of the Arlington International Film Festival at the Regent Theatre. October 21, 2012.
A couple sit on their front porch enjoying the colors and warm weather of an autumn evening.
Once filled with varieties of cheese, yogurt, juice, eggs, butter, and various other items, the back wall case at Johnnies Foodmaster stands mostly empty, save for some last few items that are being sold at a discount. November 9, 2012.
A manager at Johnnie’s Foodmaster locks the front door after the last-ever customer has left. November 18, 2012.
Arlington Catholic’s Kyle Barios catches a pass for a touchdown in the third quarter of the Thanksgiving Day game against Arlington High School. November 22, 2012.
The Whittemore-Robbins House looms over the Old Burying Ground during a snowstorm. December 29, 2012.
It’s a new year, be sure to visit the Robbins Library! December 29, 2012.
A skater creates a circle on the ice at Hills Pond in Menotomy Rocks park while he practices skating backward. February 2, 2012.
A corner room of the Whittemore-Robbins house against the blue sky. April 4, 2012.
A dog watches intently as a young woman emerges up the hill at Skyline Park while doing her exercise routine. April 9, 2013.
The Arlington Police Department Honor Guard present the colors during the opening of the 2013 Arlington High School graduation exercises. June 9, 2013.