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  • Merry Christmas, Arlington!

    It’s Christmas Eve, and very little is stirring in Arlington, as 2 in 5 are out of town and very few of those remaining are at work. Most of the activity around town can be found…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Ginger

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Ginger, a “sassy” German shepherd/chow/akita mix is keeping the Pet of the Week honors in the family. Here’s what owner Felicia had to say: This is Ginger.…

  • Arlington Year in Review Video: ‘Prosperity Through Change’

    Arlington TV, the county-run television channel, has released its annual year in review video. This year’s video is titled “Prosperity Through Change.” It includes highlights such as the election of County Board member John Vihstadt,…

  • Rental Report: Refresh Your Home in the New Year

    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…

  • Wet, Foggy Weather Causes Christmas Travel Delays

    Rudolph may need to get to work a bit early. Dense fog today, soaking rain tomorrow and gusty winds on Thursday are expected to make getting to grandma’s house for the holidays a bit trickier. Four out…

  • Arlington Swears in 13 Police Officers, Five Deputies

    Thirteen new police officers will soon be patrolling the streets of Arlington County after police academy graduation yesterday. Of the 14 candidates who started in police academy, 13 will now begin training to become full-time…

  • Suspect in custody after Va. package thefts

    WASHINGTON – Police have arrested a man they say stole a number of delivered packages from doorsteps in the Ballston area. Keith Moore, 22, of District Heights, Maryland, was acting suspiciously on the 1100 block…

  • Ask Adam: New Cherrydale Condo

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Arlington Magazine’s Best Realtors of 2013 & 2014. Please submit your questions via email. Q. I heard a rumor that 3800…

  • Police Arrest Package Theft Suspect

    (Updated at 1:25 p.m.) Arlington County Police have arrested a man suspected of stealing dozens of packages from local homes. There have been numerous reports of package thefts around Ballston this month. Yesterday afternoon, undercover cops patrolling…

  • County Offices Closed Thursday and Friday

    Most offices and facilities of the Arlington County government will be open tomorrow during Christmas Eve, but will then close until Monday, Dec. 29. All of the courts in the Arlington County Justice Center will be…

  • Morning Notes

    Summers and Soccer — Summers Restaurant in Courthouse, set to close after Dec. 31, is being eulogized as the Washington area’s premier soccer bar. Though holding out hope for a “miracle,” owner Joe Javidara says he…

  • Government Contracting Incubator Launches in Crystal City

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • Local Woof: January is Train Your Dog Month

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. The Association of Pet Dog Trainers…

  • ART Buses Crash at Nearly the Same Rate as Metrobuses

    Despite some reader sentiment that Arlington Transit’s ART buses drive dangerously, incident records from Arlington and WMATA appear to debunk any claim that ART bus drivers crash at a significantly higher rate than other urban bus drivers. According to…

  • Arlington Agenda (Dec. 22-28)

    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…