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Arlington leader: Nearly all employees are vaccinated

It may be a case of “not with a bang but a whimper” when March 1 rolls around and the deadline hits for Arlington county-government employees to be vaccinated against COVID – or face termination. County Manager Mark Schwartz said...

Editorial: Pillaging of Arlington middle class continues

The proposed fiscal 2023 Arlington government budget outlined by County Manager Mark Schwartz on Saturday is another clear indication that the impact of government policy – intentional or not – will be to denude the community of as many...

Commentary: Arlington must do more to stem tree loss

or many years, with the Arlington Tree Action Group (ATAG) and others, the Arlington County Board has cited by-right construction rules and limits on local power by state law regarding residential construction and tree loss.

Budget proposal to cost Arlington homeowners

Arlington homeowners may want to start now scrounging under the sofas for loose change, as they’re going to be paying more to the county government in taxes this year. County Manager Mark Schwartz on Feb. 12 proposed a $1.47 billion...

Neighborhood Conservation projects set for approval

The Arlington County Board on Feb. 12 is expected to approve the next five projects as part of the government’s Neighborhood Conservation program. The finalists were culled from more than 60 proposals considered last year by the Neighborhood Conservation Advisory...

Arlington government set to acquire Columbia Pike parcel

They’re paying more than the going rate, perhaps, but Arlington officials are banking that a nearly full acre soon to be acquired on Columbia Pike will pay big dividends down the road. County Board members on Feb. 12 are slated...

Station upgrades aim to make firefighters’ work environment better

Arlington County Board members on Feb. 12 are expected to approve a contract worth up to $1.37 million for upgrades and renovations to fix county fire stations. The project is designed to make the facilities able to accommodate a fourth...

Historical Society optimistic about partnership to renovate museum

As efforts begin to renovate its museum, the Arlington Historical Society is working to embrace close collaboration where possible with the Arlington County government. Whether that will turn into a financial partnership remains to be seen, but county staff will...

Wi-fi hotspots now available at all county libraries

With the addition of free outdoor wi-fi hotspots to Cherrydale and Glencarlyn libraries in January, all branches of the Arlington library system now have wi-fi service accessible inside during operating hours and outside at all times. The service is part...

Arlington residents will be asked to grade government services

The Arlington County government has contracted with a vendor to survey local residents on their views about county services. Randomly selected residents in all parts of the county will a communication – via phone call, postcard, social media, e-mail or...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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