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Historical society seeks new funding sources for renovation

The Arlington Historical Society is taking another step to support its efforts in the renovation of the Arlington Historical Museum. The organization on Nov. 29 will participate in “Giving Tuesday,” an international movement encouraging individuals to support non-profit organizations through...

Donation from Aurora Hills Women’s Club aids restoration effort

The Aurora Hills Women’s Club recently made a contribution in support of the preservation of the Arlington Historical Museum, operated by the Arlington Historical Society, which currently is in the process of a multi-phase restoration project. “We are so thankful...

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...

Boosters of historical museum aim for progress in 2022

The new year will not bring the beginning of the end of renovation of the Arlington Historical Museum. It won’t even bring the end of the beginning. But, Arlington Historical Society leaders fervently hope, 2022 will go down as the beginning...

Advocate makes full-court press for museum expansion

Over the course of more than 30 years in elected office, Frank O’Leary had a reputation for calling ’em as he saw ’em and letting the chips fall where they may. And now, in retirement, the former Arlington treasurer is...

Historical museum reopens, with big plans for future

Having reopened its museum to the public on the nation’s 245th birthday, leaders of the Arlington Historical Society are now looking ahead to completing a top-to-bottom renovation and reimagining of the facility in time for the nation’s 250th. “What a...

Arlington Historical Museum to reopen July 4

Independence Day will have double meaning and special resonance for the Arlington Historical Society, as the organization reopens the Arlington Historical Museum after a COVID-caused lockdown lasting more than 15 months. The society will host an open house and celebration...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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