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David M. Brown Planetarium

The ultimate survivor: Arlington planetarium back in service

What a long, strange, cosmic trip it’s been. But the Arlington school system’s David M. Brown Planetarium is finally, formally, back in action. County leaders and advocates gathered Jan. 28 for a rededication of the facility, located on North Quincy...

Arlington planetarium gets new director, equipment

With the start of Arlington’s school year looming, the school system’s planetarium finally again has a full-time staffer and is set to receive long-awaited equipment upgrades. Mary Clendenning, whose 20 years of classroom-teaching experience ranges from physics to biology, has...

Planetarium boosters see brighter times ahead

Boosters of the Arlington school system’s planetarium are hopeful that new budget funding will enable the facility – shuttered since before the pandemic – to reopen with a permanent teacher attached to it by fall. School Board members in early...

Letter: Planetarium is vital asset for Arlington students

Editor: I’m writing regarding funding for the director position at the Arlington school system’s David M. Brown Planetarium. My hope is that the funding would be restored, as it is vital to the continued operation of the planetarium. This would...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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