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  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Huckleberry

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Huckleberry, a 6-month-old puppy. Huckleberry is new to Arlington and loves playing with his stuffed toy alligator. Here’s what Huck’s parents had to say about him: Huckleberry…

  • New Grant to Help Keep People With Mental Illness Out of Jail

    Arlington’s Department of Human Services will now be able to staff its Mental Health Crisis Intervention Center around the clock thanks to a state grant. DHS received a $222,225 grant, from the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and…

  • Deer takes the stage at area theater

    WASHINGTON — An area theater company hosted an unusual, and unplanned, cameo on Tuesday. A deer wandered into the Signature Theatre, in Arlington, Virginia, and made it all the way to the stage before being ushered off,…

  • Morning Notes

    Justice Dept. Investigating Arlington Jail — The Justice Department has launched an investigation into treatment of deaf inmates at the Arlington County Detention Center. That follows a lawsuit by a deaf inmate who said he…

  • Injured Veteran Cycling From San Diego to Arlington

    For much of this summer, combat-injured Marine veteran and double-amputee Toran Gaal has been on a cross-country cycling trip to Arlington. On June 1, Gaal set off from San Diego on his “Ride Across America,” an almost…

  • AFAC Works With Local Companies to Feed Families

    The Arlington Food Assistance Center has been exploring ways to serve hungry families in Arlington by partnering with local businesses and larger corporations. To that end, AFAC recently started Sponsor Purchased Food, a program through which corporations…

  • Road Work, Lane Closures Coming to Spout Run Parkway

    The National Park Service this week is beginning a project to repave Spout Run Parkway. The two-month project will result in lane closures and rush hour delays between the GW Parkway and Lorcom Lane. From…

  • Downed Power Line Knocks Out Power in South Arlington

    A downed power line at S. Chesterfield Road and S. Columbus Street has knocked out power to parts of South Arlington and Alexandria this afternoon. As of 3:35 p.m., more than 1,200 Dominion customers are reported to…

  • Ask Will: Estimating the Real Cost of an As-Is Home

    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: My wife and I recently…

  • Woman Sexually Assaulted in Courthouse

    A woman was sexually assaulted in the Courthouse area early Saturday morning. Arlington County Police say a 25-year-old woman was walking home from a Friday night out in Clarendon when a man began trying to…

  • VDOT to Hold Open Meeting for Future I-395, Glebe Road Repairs

    Arlington residents will have a chance to ask questions and weigh in on upcoming repairs to the interchange of I-395 and Glebe Road. Virginia Department of Transportation will hold an open house tonight (Tuesday) from 6:30-8:30 p.m.…

  • Tow Truck Runs Over Small Dog in Clarendon

    (Updated at 1:25 p.m.) A tow truck accidentally ran over and killed a small dog in Clarendon on Friday, as the truck was in the process of towing a dog walker’s car. Mayra Perez said…

  • Art-Themed Restaurant for the ‘Millennial Crowd’ to Open in Shirlington in December

    Alexandria Restaurant Partners, a local restaurant management and consulting company, is planning to open new restaurant Palette 22 at the Village at Shirlington (2700 S. Quincy Street) in December. The restaurant is envisioned as following in the…

  • Morning Notes

    Fundraiser for Arlington Store Owner — The owner of Maley’s Music (2499 N. Harrison Street) has been hospitalized with a rare disease, just weeks after his wife suffered a debilitating stroke. That has prompted the couple’s daughter…

  • Sea Change in Credit Card Liability Coming for Small Business

    The following post is written and sponsored by Alexander G. Chamandy of Envescent, LLC, the IT services provider to ARLnow.com. New requirements for vendors that process credit cards will cause a significant shift in liability…