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  • Icy Roads, Salt Shortage Making Travel Around Arlington Treacherous

    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. “Please slow down and use…

  • County Government, Courts Opening Delayed

    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, will open at 1:00 p.m.,…

  • 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…

  • Roads Snow-Covered in Arlington

    Most roads in Arlington are snow-covered as of noon today, as flakes continue to fall. So far, 2-3 inches of snow accumulation have been reported. The snow may have been responsible for one rollover accident this…

  • The Best Sledding Spots in Arlington

    (Updated at 10:45 a.m.) The snow has started falling and the schools are closed, which means it’s time for winter frolicking. For some, that means staying in, drinking hot cocoa and catching up on Netflix. For…

  • Morning Notes

    Nats Player’s Townhouse for Rent — A townhouse owned by Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman is available for rent. The three-bedroom home, at the Bromptons at Clarendon development, is listed at $5,750 per month. [Real…

  • County, Federal Government Closed as Sleet Starts Falling

    The federal government is closed, and Arlington schools, government offices, courts and facilities are closed today due to expected snow. Sleet is falling in parts of Arlington as of 7:30, as temperatures continue to fall.…

  • Arlington Public Schools Closed Thursday

    Arlington Public Schools will be closed Thursday due to snow, the school system announced tonight. From APS’ “School Talk” email: “All APS schools and offices will be closed on Thu, Mar. 5. Extracurricular activities, interscholastic…