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  • Arlington County apologizes for salt mishap

    WASHINGTON – Arlington County residents are sounding off on the state of the icy roads after the county ran so low on road salt, it started mixing in sand to help motorists get enough traction to get around.…

  • Sinkhole Swallows Up Dog in Lyon Park

    A dog fell into a sinkhole that opened up right under its tiny feet in Rockwell Park on Wednesday, according to a witness. The park, which sits at the intersection of N. Cleveland, Edgewood and 1st Streets, is popular for dog…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The roads are still covered in ice today, but this weekend the temperature should soar into the 40s and 50s, creating a wet but warm atmosphere for checking out open houses in the neighborhood. See our real…

  • Lyon Park Resident Finds Drunk Man Sleeping on Porch

    An 37-year-old Arlington man was arrested early Thursday morning after he was found sleeping on the porch of a Lyon Park home. A homeowner on the 200 block of N. Fillmore Street says he woke…

  • Tejada: Democrats Must Prevent ‘New Arlington of Rich, Entitled People’

    When Arlington County Board member Walter Tejada retires at the end of his term this year, he hopes his replacement represents the same “progressive values” he worked toward in 12 years on the dais. Tejada is…

  • UPDATED: Icy Roads, Salt Shortage Making Travel Around Arlington Treacherous

    (Updated at 1:00 p.m.) Icy roads are leading to numerous crashes and road closures this morning. “We’ve already responded to several vehicle accidents this morning,” the Arlington County Fire Department said this morning via Twitter.…

  • County Government, Courts Opening Delayed

    (Updated at 10:45 a.m.) Schools are closed today, and Arlington County government offices and courts will be opening at 11:00 a.m. Other county facilities also have delayed openings. Libraries, except for the Plaza library, are…

  • 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.” Is this déjà vu all over again? Didn’t…

  • Arlington Public Schools Closed Friday

    Arlington Public Schools will be closed Friday, the school system announced tonight. From APS’ School Talk email: All APS Schools will be closed and offices will open at Noon on Fri, Mar. 6. Essential personnel should…

  • DEVELOPING: Arlington County Nearly Out of Road Salt

    (Updated at 6:00 p.m.) Arlington County has nearly run out of road salt during today’s snow storm. We hear that county roads crews have been unable to fully treat some treacherous stretches of roadway this afternoon due…

  • Pike Residents Organize Snowball Fight as Snowfall Continues

    (Updated at 4:40 p.m.) As Arlington weathers yet another March snowfall, residents are organizing another March snowball fight. Today, at 4:30 p.m., at Penrose Square — the corner of Columbia Pike and S. Barton Street —…

  • Rental Report: Apartment Fitness

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly sponsored column is written by Rick Gersten, founder and CEO of Urban Igloo, a rental real estate firm that matches up renters with their ideal apartments, condos or houses. Please submit any…

  • The Right Note: Free the Bake Sale

    The Right Note is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Stories abound about the results…

  • Progressive Voice: Housing Affordability and Ladders to Success

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. (Updated at 5:00 p.m.) “Sorry young…

  • Peter’s Take: Why is Virginia’s Legislature Ethically Challenged?

    Peter’s Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Last month, I wrote a column…