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  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Arlington

    Joining communities to the north and west, Arlington is now under a Winter Weather Advisory tonight (Thursday). Rain is falling around Arlington as of 4:15 p.m.. Forecasters say sleet, freezing rain and snow are possible as…

  • County Receives $600,000 for Safety Improvements in North Arlington

    Ashlawn and Discovery Elementary Schools and Williamsburg Middle School will soon be easier for students to walk to. Arlington received $400,000 — and will pledge an additional $100,000 — in federal grant money to improve the…

  • Car Flips, Knocks Over Utility Pole on George Mason Drive

    (Updated at 2:30 p.m.) George Mason Drive is shut down between N. Henderson Road and Park Drive due to a single-vehicle wreck that knocked over a utility pole. The crash happened around 1:00 p.m. A driver in a…

  • Progressive Voice: Charlie Rinker’s Legacy

    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. Arlington lost a pillar of…

  • Peter’s Take: Will the APS Tablet Plan Succeed?

    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. Several months ago, I wrote a…

  • The Right Note: Quick Hits

    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. We may never know the…

  • Hope’s Medicaid Expansion Bill Defeated

    (Updated at 11:40 a.m.) Del. Patrick Hope (D) says Virginia can no longer afford not to expand its health coverage to cover the currently uninsured. But the estimated 400,000 state residents who do not have health insurance…

  • Morning Poll: In-Street Capital Bikeshare Station

      Over on Greater Greater Washington, a mini debate is raging in the comments section about whether this Capital Bikeshare station (pictured, left) in Crystal City is a good idea. It’s located on S. Eads Street…

  • Morning Notes

    Arlington Named No. 3 Best Place to Live — Arlington has been named the No. 3 “best small to mid-sized city” to live in the U.S. The county scored high marks for civic engagement, education,…

  • First MOM’s Organic Market Location in Arlington to Open Summer 2015 at Verde Pointe

    MOM’s Organic Market — prominent family-owned and operated grocer, and leading environmental advocate — is set to open its first location in Arlington County this summer at the Verde Pointe development, located at the intersection…

  • County Board Rejection of TJ Elementary School Leaves APS Scrambling

    It’s back to the drawing board for school administrators trying to keep up with soaring elementary enrollment in South Arlington. A County Board vote Tuesday night threatens to turn elementary schools south of Route 50…

  • JUST IN: Tejada Says He Will Not Seek Reelection

    Arlington County Board member Walter Tejada has announced that he will not seek reelection this year. Tejada, a Democrat, made the announcement on his Facebook page this afternoon. He thanked his supporters and promised that “a more…

  • NOVA Legal Beat: Harder for Men to Prove Sex Discrimination?

    Editor’s Note: This sponsored column is written by Mathew B. Tully of Tully Rinckey PLLC, an Arlington firm that specializes in federal employment and labor law, security clearance proceedings, and military law. Q. Is it harder for…

  • County Board Ditches ‘Public Land for Public Good’ Initiative

    The Arlington County Board has scrapped the affordable housing-oriented “Public Land for Public Good” initiative, voting unanimously last night to wait for the findings of its new Facilities Study Committee. The county’s new, 24-member Facilities Study Committee will…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Buddy

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Buddy, a dog who showed up at his owner’s door on Christmas and never left. Here’s what owner Sarah had to say about her : Hi, this is Buddy.…