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  • Morning Notes

    Authorities Still Investigating Oil Sheen on Potomac — In an effort to find the source of an oily sheen on the Potomac River near the Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary, the Coast Guard, state authorities and the…

  • Dye test planned on Potomac River oil sheen

    A response team is planning to conduct a dye test on Monday on the oily sheen in the Potomac River and Roaches Run Waterfowl Sanctuary.

  • Potomac River oily sheen containment successful, officials say

    Things are improving at the cleanup site of the oily sheen the U.S. Coast Guard and environmental agencies are trying to contain in the Potomac River.

  • Rethink Energy: Super Bowl (Flush)

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by the Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy team (AIRE). This county program helps you make smart energy decisions that save you money and leaves a lighter footprint on the…

  • Photos: 2016 Crystal Couture Fashion Show in Crystal City

    The 2016 Crystal Couture fashion show and boutique sale is underway in Crystal City. This year, the show is taking place at the Crystal City Shops at 1750 Crystal Drive. It features models walking the…

  • APS Projected to Surpass 30K Students by 2022 Amid ‘Unprecedented’ Growth

    The number of PreK-12 students enrolled in Arlington Public Schools is expected to surpass 30,000 in 2022 after steadily rising for years, according to APS in its newly released enrollment report. School officials say 25,238 students were enrolled…

  • Where Can You Watch the Super Bowl in Arlington?

    Where can you watch the Super Bowl in Arlington, Virginia? If you typed that into a search engine, we have a simple answer: pretty much anywhere that serves beer and has a TV. It’s a…

  • Despite federal spending cuts, Northern Virginia keeps growing

    Northern Virginia is the fastest growing metropolitan area in the state, according to new population estimates from the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service.

  • Johnny Rockets Has Apparently Closed in Pentagon City

    (Updated at 2:10 p.m.) The Johnny Rockets in the Pentagon City mall has apparently gone the way of sock hops and McCarthyism. The 1950s themed burger-and-shake restaurant has been closed and boarded up for the…

  • WWBG: Talking Beer With Ocelot Brewing in Dulles

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly column is sponsored by Dominion Wine and Beer (107 Rowell Court, Falls Church). This column is written by Dominion owner Arash Tafakor. This week, Dave and I sat down with Ocelot’s founder…

  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Backpack Mail’ at Arlington Public Schools Going Paperless

    Arlington Public Schools will soon no longer be sending paper flyers home in students’ backpacks. The so-called backpack mail for parents of elementary and middle school students is being phased out in favor of an…

  • Morning Notes

    Mt. Vernon Trail Unplowed After Snowzilla — The National Park Service did not plow the Mt. Vernon Trail, a major bicycle commuter route, after the January blizzard. The snow-covered trail was, however, used by cross-country…

  • Just Listed in Arlington

    Just Listed highlights Arlington properties that just came on the market within the past week. This feature is written and sponsored by Team Cathell, “Your Orange Line Specialists.” Arlington’s February real estate market is starting off…

  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington

    Arlington may be on the edge of some accumulating snowfall Friday morning. The National Weather Service has included in a Winter Weather Advisory that includes mostly points east and south of D.C. The snow is…

  • ACFD Responds to Smoke Reported in Pentagon City Metro

    (Updated at 8:20 p.m.) Firefighters were dispatched to the Pentagon City Metro station for a report of smoke in a Metro tunnel earlier this evening. Emergency crews found an insulator fire on the inbound side of the tunnel. Trains…