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  • Morning Poll: Will You Be Going Out of Town for Labor Day Weekend?

    AAA Mid-Atlantic came out with its annual Labor Day travel forecast earlier this week, predicting that 850,700 D.C. area residents will head out of town for the holiday. That’s a paltry 0.4 percent increase from…

  • Morning Notes

    Library Book Returned 34 Years Later — A teen novel has been returned to the Wakefield High School library 34 years overdue. The book, “The Underside of the Leaf,” was last checked out in 1981.…

  • Suspicious Note on Metro Train Prompts Investigation, Delays

    (Updated at 5:55 p.m.) A investigation into a suspicious message on a train caused some delays for Metro riders heading through Arlington on the Blue and Yellow lines this afternoon. Metro Transit Police responded to the…

  • Va. bishop reacts to the Pope’s announcement on abortion forgiveness

    WASHINGTON — Ahead of his visit to D.C. later this month, Pope Francis made an announcement regarding abortion forgiveness. In a letter to church leadership, he announced an ease in the rules of forgiveness during the…

  • Metro Places Speed Restriction on the Yellow Line Bridge

    Metro riders who take the Yellow Line between Virginia and D.C. will see some slowdowns while crossing the Potomac River. WMATA says it has placed a speed restriction on the bridge, limiting trains to just 15…

  • Man charged with bringing loaded gun to DCA

    WASHINGTON — A Prince William County man is facing weapons charges after he brought a loaded gun to a local airport earlier this week. On Saturday, Transportation Security Administration officers at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport…

  • Carlin Springs Elementary Educators Write Children’s Book

    Two Carlin Springs Elementary School staff members have created a new book series to help kids learn U.S. geography. Gretchen Schuyler Brenckle and Kathryn Belcher Frazier recently released “A Cat Named Denali: An Outer Banks…

  • Ask Will: Buyer Beware When Signing a ‘Residential Property Disclosure Statement’

    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: What does the Virginia Residential…

  • FroZenYo Closes in Crystal City

    The frozen yogurt store FroZenYo has closed its doors. The store opened in 2011 amid a boom in local froyo joints. That expansion has gone cold and turned into a contraction. A sign recently taped to…

  • County Offices Closed, ART Service Limited for Labor Day

    Most Arlington County government offices will be closed this coming Monday, Sept. 7, for the Labor Day holiday. Libraries, courts, nature centers and administrative offices will be closed on Monday in observance of the holiday. Parks will…

  • New 12th Street Extension in Pentagon City May Open By End of Year

    Pentagon City and Crystal City may be connected by a multi-modal passageway by the end of the year. The county is working with a private developer to expand 12th Street S. between S. Fern and S. Eads…

  • UPDATED: Arlington’s Police Radio Channels Went Down Today

    Update at 3:55 p.m. — Police radio channels appear to be back up and working properly. Earlier: The Arlington County Police Department is currently using backup radio channels from neighboring jurisdictions due to technical problems. Police…

  • Morning Notes

    Water Meter Replacement Nearly Complete — An effort to replace outdated water meters in Arlington with more modern meter technology is nearly complete. The project, which began in 2007, is now 98 percent complete and…

  • ‘A Cleaning Service’ Prides Itself on Employee Loyalty, Independence

    A Cleaning Service Beatriz Sampaio, Owner Phone: 703-892-8648 Email: acleaningsvce@aol.com http://www.acleaningserviceinc.com/ Not everyone feels like they’ve been given the chance to live their destiny. But Beatriz Sampaio does. Sampaio came to the U.S. from Rio…

  • Arlington Agenda: Aug. 31- Sept. 6

    Arlington Agenda is a listing of interesting events for the week ahead in Arlington County. If you’d like to see your event featured, fill out the event submission form. Also, be sure to check out our event…