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Brothers receive Congressional Awards from Rep. Beyer

On June 1, John Golden III and Blake Golden of Arlington met with U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) to receive the Congressional Award Silver Medal. The honor, among other requirements, includes 200 hours of volunteer public service. Since 2019, the...

Encore Stage & Studio bestows STAR honors

Matthew Bloss-Baum, Jacob Bowen-Glazeroff, Riley Dennis, Nyla Elder, Jordan Funk, Bryce Gastelum, Lindsey Gradowski, Sebastian Ramthun, Sam Regardie, Declan Roberts and Brian Tatum have been named STAR Award winners for 2022 by Encore Stage & Studio. Youth are honored for...

Police: Catalytic-converter thieves foiled, but escape

On June 22 at 3:19 a.m., an individual reported he had observed three men attempting door handles of various parked vehicles in the 5400 block of 23rd Street North in Arlington before leaving the area in a vehicle. A lookout...

Police: Man charged after taking victim’s passport

On June 20 at 10:32 a.m., a verbal altercation in the 2900 block of South Glebe Road escalated when the suspect physically removed a woman’s purse from her possession, Arlington police said. The suspect subsequently returned the purse, which was...

Police level charges after Four Mile Run shooting incident

On June 24 at 2:36 a.m., following an ongoing dispute in the 3700 block of South Four Mile Run Drive, the suspect entered the victim’s home, Arlington police said. The victim confronted the suspect, and a verbal altercation then ensued...

Community Foundation scholarship help ease transition to college

Back in person for the first time since the pandemic, the Arlington Community Foundation’s annual scholarship presentation lauded 92 students who received new funding totaling nearly $600,000, while a large number of renewal scholarships also were bestowed. More than 60...

Library head thanks supporters for sticking with the system

Arlington’s library director used a Juneteenth event to thank patrons for sticking with the county libraries through the COVID shutdown and the subsequent resumption of service. “The pandemic years were not kind – frustrating and disappointing and very sad,” Diane...

Fairfax may not follow Arlington’s lead on highway renaming

It’s possible Fairfax County will not be following Arlington’s lead in renaming its stretch of U.S. Route 29 as “Langston Boulevard.” Fairfax County supervisors wish to rename Lee and Lee-Jackson Memorial highways because of their associations with Confederate Gens. Robert...

Greens leery of ‘Missing Middle’ proposal

Count the Arlington Green Party among those wanting more study before the county government moves ahead with implementation of “Missing Middle” upzoning proposals. In a letter to the County Board following its June meeting, the political party voiced concerns “that...

Police Beat, 6/23/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. ASSAULT ON POLICE: •• On June 11 at 9 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of South Hayes Street and were met be security personnel, who advised them that a woman had...
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Police: Man cuts victim with beer bottle in Vienna

A local resident reported to Vienna police that while he was walking home in the 100 block of Patrick...
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