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  • County Offices Closed, ART Service Limited for Labor Day

    Most Arlington County government offices will be closed this coming Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. Libraries, courts, nature centers and administrative offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the holiday. Parks will…

  • New 12th Street Extension in Pentagon City May Open By End of Year

    Pentagon City and Crystal City may be connected by a multi-modal passageway by the end of the year. The county is working with a private developer to expand 12th Street S. between S. Fern and S. Eads…

  • Arlington’s Police Radio Channels Are Down

    The Arlington County Police Department is currently using backup radio channels from neighboring jurisdictions due to technical problems. Police started noticing issues with radio interference Monday night, according to Arlington Office of Emergency Management spokesman John…

  • Morning Notes

    Water Meter Replacement Nearly Complete — An effort to replace outdated water meters in Arlington with more modern meter technology is nearly complete. The project, which began in 2007, is now 98 percent complete and…

  • ‘A Cleaning Service’ Prides Itself on Employee Loyalty, Independence

    A Cleaning Service Beatriz Sampaio, Owner Phone: 703-892-8648 Email: acleaningsvce@aol.com http://www.acleaningserviceinc.com/ Not everyone feels like they’ve been given the chance to live their destiny. But Beatriz Sampaio does. Sampaio came to the U.S. from Rio…

  • Arlington Agenda: Aug. 31- Sept. 6

    Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event…

  • Rosslyn’s Gateway Park Gets a Sandbox

    The Rosslyn Business Improvement District and Arlington County have turned an unused fountain at Gateway Park into a new sandbox. The sandbox will officially open on Sept. 12 during the Rosslyn Jazz Festival, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

  • Group to Protest County Board Meeting Tomorrow

    A group that’s pushing for a wider distribution of affordable housing throughout Arlington plans to protest a County Board meeting tomorrow (Tuesday). The Board will be holding a final work session on its new affordable…

  • Hudson Trail Outfitters to Close on Pentagon Row

    Hudson Trail Outfitters, the venerable local outdoor retailer, will be closing its stores, including one location on Pentagon Row in Arlington. The Maryland-based company, which has four D.C. area stores, announced today that it will begin…

  • Local Resident Helps Start DIY Gin Brewing Company

    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.…

  • Dozens Evacuated During Condo Fire Friday Night

    Dozens of residents were evacuated from The Carlton condominium at 4600 S. Four Mile Run Drive Friday night. The fire started in a 12th floor condo around 10:30 p.m. The blaze was extinguished before the flames could…

  • September is Affordable Housing and Hunger Action Month

    Arlington County and a local nonprofit are raising awareness of housing and hunger in September. September is Affordable Housing Month in Arlington. Throughout the month, Arlington County will be holding events that celebrate “the County’s long-term commitment…

  • Morning Notes

    W-L Student Dies — The Washington-Lee High School community is mourning the death of Juliana Clarkson, 14, who died on Friday after a battle with leukemia. Fellow W-L students and crew teammates have filled the…

  • Blue Angels to fly over the Pentagon and DC area

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Blue Angels will be flying over the Pentagon and the Washington area this weekend as part of a team photo shoot. U.S. Navy flight demonstration squadron will be in the region…

  • ARLnow Weekend Discussion

    Stores might be stocking up on pumpkin ale and other fall goodies, but the weather this weekend does not indicate the end of summer any time soon. National Weather Service predicts a high of 88…