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‘Artful Weekend’ coming to Fort C.F. Smith Park

The Arlington Artists Alliance will hold its 19th annual “Artful Weekend” Dec. 3-5 at Fort C.F. Smith Park. The event will feature the work of 37 local artists, who will present works for show and sale at the historic Hendry...

Chamber-music concert to celebrate ho-ho-holidays

The National Chamber Ensemble will present “Holiday Cheer,” a concert of seasonal music, on Saturday, Dec. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd. Works will include “Sleigh Ride,” Chanukkah Festival” as well as “Rejoice”...

Police Beat, 11/25/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. MALICIOUS WOUNDING: On Nov. 19 at 1:21 a.m., an employee of a residential building in the 4400 block of 31st Street South discovered a man inside a locked laundry room. The suspect produced a knife,...

W-L gears up for return of holiday bazaar

The Washington-Liberty High School PTA will host its holiday bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the covered parking decks adjacent to the high school. In addition to craft sales, there will be fund-raising booths...

Church to host living Nativity, other holiday events

Cherrydale United Methodist Church will host its 36th annual Living Nativity, with Biblical characters and live animals on the lawn of the church, on Sunday, Dec. 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will feature cookies and warm cider. On...

‘Library Truck’ travels to branches, dispensing craft projects

The Arlington library system will be sending its Library Truck to visit branches from Dec. 1-9 to distribute take-and-make craft bags for students from pre-kindergarten to eighth grade. The bags contain supplies, materials and instruction to complete a weekly craft. At...

55+ News, 11/25/21 edition

55+ programs of the Arlington County government are currently being held both in a “virtual” environment and at some senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us. 55+ CENTERS CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING:...

Arlington History, 11/24/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. November 21, 1958: ** After being threatened with expulsion from the Virginia Education Association, the Arlington Education Association has scrapped consideration of integrating its ranks with black teachers.** The County Board is...

Housing-advocacy group to take stock of its future direction

As its 20th anniversary approaches, the Alliance for Housing Solution will not rush, but instead train a lens on its evolving mission, as it begins the search for a new staff leader. The Arlington-based advocacy organization’s board will embark on...

Optimist Christmas-tree stand is a tradition 75 years in the making

It’s been a tradition at the corner of North Glebe Road and Lee Highway (soon to be Langston Boulevard) for 75 years now. And once again, the Optimist Club of Arlington is set to roll out the red carpet...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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