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  • Pentagon removes newsstands from property as security precaution

    WASHINGTON — It may be a little bit more difficult to grab print news at Pentagon after the military kicked newspaper boxes from the property because of their security risk. The Pentagon recently removed all…

  • Girl Scout Cookies Are Back

    Lovers of treats rejoice: it’s Girl Scout cookie season. Scouts in sashes will be selling scores of sweets around the county, and it’s already underway. This afternoon, scouts will be posted up at the 1800 N.…

  • Crime Report: Smash Register

    A knife-wielding man robbed a dollar store and on S. Four Mile Run Drive last week and used a slightly unorthodox method of obtaining cash. Police say the man ran off with the store’s cash…

  • Morning Notes

    Murphy Falls Short of Superintendent Award — Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Patrick Murphy may be one of the top superintendents in the country, according to the American Association of Schools Administrators, but at a conference in…

  • 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.” Perhaps last week’s surge of ratified contracts has…

  • Century-Old House in Ballston to be Demolished

    (Updated at 6:30 p.m.) In a matter of months, a Washington Boulevard house thought to have been built in the 1800s will be torn down. The two-story shingle and frame house at 4210 Washington Blvd will be replaced…

  • Residents Hoping to Launch North Arlington Farmers Market

    A group of residents is working to establish a farmers market at Marymount University, near the northernmost part of Arlington County. According to an email forwarded to ARLnow.com, Marymount has agreed to support the idea of…

  • Healthy Paws: What’s in a Name?

    Editor’s Note: Healthy Paws is a new column sponsored and written by the owners of Clarendon Animal Care, a full-service, general practice veterinary clinic. The clinic is located 3000 10th Street N., Suite B. and can be reached…

  • Peter’s Take: The Way Forward on FY 2016 Budgets

    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. The county manager and the Arlington Public…

  • The Right Note: It’s Unanimous

    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. After campaigning last fall on…

  • Progressive Voice: Arlington’s History of Long-Term Planning, Part Two

    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. This week marks the second…

  • African-American Heritage Festival Returns Saturday

    Arlington’s 23rd annual “Feel the Heritage Festival,” celebrating Black History Month, returns on Saturday to the Charles Drew Community Center in Nauck. From 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at 3500 23rd Street S., attendees can come…

  • Virginia Square Family Builds Igloo With Room for Two on Their Front Yard

    Record low temperatures and several snowstorms have some in Arlington feeling like they live in the Arctic, but one local family is taking it to the next level. Graeme Lee, his wife and two children built an…

  • Morning Notes

    Peter Chang Fast Casual Restaurant in Arlington — Chef Peter Chang, who has a large following in Northern Virginia, is in lease negotiations for the Oriental Gourmet space at 2503 N. Harrison Street. Chang hopes to…

  • UPDATED: Ebola Response in Clarendon

    (Updated at 10:35 a.m.) Arlington County medics, firefighters and the hazmat team are on the scene of a Clarendon apartment building for a potential case of Ebola. The call came in just after 9:30 this…