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Classic cars to be featured at Green Valley celebration

The Green Valley Annual Antique & Classic Car Show will be held on July 23 from noon to 5 p.m. at Dr. Charles Drew Elementary School, 3500 23rd St. Originally slated for each June, the event was postponed due to...

Celebration to mark reopening of Jennie Dean Park

After an extensive renovation and expansion, the Arlington County government will mark the reopening of Jennie Dean Park on Saturday, May 21 from noon to 3 p.m. The event will include a mini parade, live music from JoGo Project, food...

Rainy day doesn’t deter dedication of revamped town square

The Green Valley community finally has the chance to enjoy its newly redeveloped and extensively upgraded John Robinson Jr. Town Square. Community leaders on May 7 formally dedicated the plaza, long an informal gathering point for the community. Owing to...

Civic group to take stock of proposed Green Valley project

Consideration of proposed exterior alterations to an historic building in Green Valley could be back on the table next month, once the community’s civic association has had the opportunity to consider and weigh in on the project. The Historical Affairs...

New life may be coming to historic Green Valley site

It will not return to its original use as long had been hoped, but a proposal to turn the former Green Valley Pharmacy into an eatery will breathe new life into a structure that has been vacant for several...

Letter: Public-art plan is affront to Green Valley

Editor: Several weeks ago, we participated in an Arlington County focus group on cultural heritage preservation. The invitation noted an interest in “the important stories given us a meaningful purpose.” It boasted that “cultural heritage defines the county.” Yet,...

Town square gets final OK, but some questions linger

Approximately 15 years after the idea was first floated and six years after efforts began in earnest, Arlington County Board members on July 20 approved the final procedural step before formal opening of the John Robinson Jr. Town Square...

Town-square project in Green Valley set for September completion

They have to surmount some issues surrounding utilities, but Arlington officials expect to have the John Robinson Jr. Town Square in the Green Valley neighborhood ready for public use by the end of September. That’s the verdict of County Manager...

County Manager: Green Valley shooting incident a ‘very, very high priority’

No arrests yet, but Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz says police are making progress after a June 6 shoot-’em-up in the Green Valley neighborhood that rattled nerves and led to a discussion of the possibility of imposing a curfew. “We...

Could curfew curb spate of Green Valley gun incidents?

Should the Arlington County government be taking more muscular actions to tackle a seemingly endless series of shooting incidents in the Green Valley neighborhood? That seems to be a possibility local leaders are willing to at least consider, following another...
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Cash from summer-reading program goes to Potomac Conservancy

Friends of the Arlington Public Library (FOAL) and Arlington Public Library recently presented a $5,498 check to the Potomac...
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