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  • Donnellan, Artisphere Staff Bid Farewell on Last Day

    Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan and the staff of Artisphere are saying farewell. Today is Donnellan’s last day as the top executive in Arlington County government, before her retirement, which was announced in March. Deputy…

  • Ask Will: Simple Updates to Prep a Home For Sale

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A  column is written by Will Wiard, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Washington’s Best Realtors of 2015 by Washingtonian. Please submit your questions via email. Q: We are in the process of…

  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Arlington and the surrounding D.C. region. Forecasters say thunderstorms with the potential for damaging wind and hail will spread across the area this afternoon and…

  • New Sushi Restaurant Kona Grill Opens on Wilson Boulevard

    The Kona Grill, a sushi restaurant that combines American and Hawaiian flavors, opened its doors in Rosslyn on Monday. The new restaurant, located at 1776 Wilson Blvd, is one of the company’s more than 30 restaurants in…

  • School Board Funds Teacher Training for iPad, Laptop Initiative

    The Arlington School Board voted this month to provide $640,000 to train teachers in student use of school-issued Apple iPads and Macbooks. The funding was approved after an amendment to stop it failed one to four.…

  • APS to Consider Adding Gender Identity to Nondiscrimination Policy

    (Updated at 12:05 p.m.) The Arlington School Board will consider a proposal to add gender identity and expression to its nondiscrimination policy for teachers and other employees, ARLnow.com has learned. The proposal is on the…

  • Sen. Bernie Sanders to Speak in Arlington

    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is scheduled to be a special guest speaker at a policy forum in Arlington next week. The discussion, entitled “Rebooting Our Policy Agenda To Reclaim The American Dream,” will…

  • Corner Bakery Closes in Crystal City

    The Corner Bakery at 2200 Crystal Drive in Crystal City has closed. It’s unclear when exactly the eatery shut down, but as of Monday its signs had been taken down and part of its interior…

  • Long Bridge Park to Host Celebration, ACPD to Close Roads on Fourth of July

    This Saturday, Arlington residents can make their way to Long Bridge Park (475 Long Bridge Drive) to celebrate Independence Day and score fantastic views of the fireworks show just across the Potomac River. The food, games and live…

  • Legal Insider: An Employee’s Right to Final Paycheck

    This is a sponsored column by attorneys John Berry and Kimberly Berry of Berry & Berry, PLLC, an employment and labor law firm located in Reston that specializes in federal employee, security clearance, retirement, and…

  • Arlington Native Named National Ultimate Frisbee MVP

    Arlington native and H-B Woodlawn alumna Alika Johnston has received the ultimate honor. Last month the newly-minted University of Virginia graduate and long-time ultimate frisbee player was presented with the Callahan Award, issued annually to the most valuable collegiate…

  • The Courage Wall Is Coming to Ballston

    Ballston residents are about to get the chance to be more courageous — or at least more honest. The Courage Wall, an interactive community art piece previously housed in Alexandria, is moving to Ballston and…

  • Startup Monday: Website Helps Commuters Go Car Free

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders, plus other local technology happenings. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open.…

  • Pedestrian Struck Twice, Killed on Route 50

    A pedestrian was struck by two vehicles and killed on Route 50 early Saturday morning. The incident happened at about 1:24 a.m., on Route 50 at the intersection with Montague Street. Police say the man was trying…

  • Morning Notes

    Historic Affairs Board: Preserve Stratford — Arlington’s Historic Affairs and Landmark Review Board has voted unanimously to recommend designating Stratford Junior High School, the current home of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, a local historic district.…