Exterior Design Concept Selected

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At its December 4th meeting, the AHS Building Committee further discussed three exterior design concepts as well as findings of the recent community-wide feedback form. Through the feedback form, over 1,400 community members provided input on exterior design concepts, the site plan and potential re-use/re-creation options for historic elements.  Read the summary of the findings. At the meeting, each committee member shared …

Blog: Nov. Community Feedback Summary

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Our latest blog post ‘November Community Feedback Summary‘ provides a summary of input gathered from over 1,400 respondents about exterior design concepts, an updated site plan and reuse/re-creation of historic element concepts.

Town Manager Memo on Fields

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In response to community concern about the loss of the Peirce Practice field at AHS and growing demand for soccer and lacrosse fields, Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine issued a memo that includes: An overview of the Department of Public Works’ (DPW) renovation project Alternatives being explored to mitigate the loss of the Peirce Practice field Read the Town Manager’s memo.

Exterior Design Survey Open until 12/2

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The AHS Building Committee is requesting community input regarding exterior design, site plan and reuse/recreation of historic elements. This solicitation for feedback is not a public vote for these design elements. Rather, the Committee will consider this feedback along with other factors as they make significant decisions at their December 4th meeting. Because the committee is on a tight schedule …

November Forum Presentations

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Did you miss the November 28th Schematic Design forum?  The forum is available on ACMi and we’ve provided the presentations here. Project Overview and Update – Jeff Thielman, Chair AHS Building Committee Schematic Design Update (exterior facade, site plan, historic reuse and central spine concepts) – HMFH Architects Mark your calendars for our next Community Forum on January 14 (snow …

Upcoming Community Forums

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Updated 11/26/18: Please note date change: Out of respect for Selectman Kevin Greeley’s family, and because of his wake, the November AHSBC Forum has been postponed to WEDNESDAY 11/28/18, 7pm at Town Hall.  The new high school is now in the Schematic Design phase. The AHS Building Committee invites the community to learn more and provide feedback for the next stage …

Design Concept & Sustainability Update

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As the Schematic Design phase continues to progress, the AHS Building Committee discussed the following topics at their Nov. 6th meeting. Design Concept Update HMFH presented historic element reuse possibilities as well as interior concepts focusing on the central spine and ‘hub’ of the school. View the presentation Sustainability, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (SMEP) The SMEP subcommittee presented proposed Accelerate …

Dan Dunn on the Debt Exclusion

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Veteran Select Board member Dan Dunn visits Your Arlington Dollar to walk through two big asks coming up for Arlington voters – the debt exclusion for the high school rebuild, and the operating override it may be paired with. Topics covered include how we got here, what the numbers look like, and plans and programs to mitigate the impact on …

Town Manager on Income Inequity

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Arlington Town Manager Adam Chapdelaine sits down for a candid conversation on a difficult subject – income inequity in Arlington. He discusses ideas, plans, and programs to mitigate the impact on Arlington homeowners of the override and high school rebuild that residents will soon be voting on.

10/24 Community Forum Canceled

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Updated 11/26/18: Please note date change: Out of respect for Selectman Kevin Greeley’s family, and because of his wake, the November AHSBC Forum has been postponed to WEDNESDAY 11/28/18, 7pm at Town Hall.  The Arlington High School Building Committee has elected to cancel the October 24th Community Forum to allow better integration of Committee and community feedback into the draft exterior …