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Crime Solvers luncheon to focus on opioid crisis

Arlington County Crime Solvers will host its 2022 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Award Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington. In addition to awards, the program will feature...

Arlington to get its share from Va. opioid settlement

It’s not a princely sum, but cash is cash and the Arlington County government is set to receive its share of a new payment based on a legal settlement with a number of opioid distributors. Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares...

Fairfax to get cash from state opioid settlement

The Fairfax County government is set to receive its share of a new payment based on a legal settlement with a number of opioid distributors. Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares (R) announced July 29 that payments were heading out to...

Libraries enlisted in effort to battles opioid

The Arlington County library system has now been stocked with Naxolone (better known as NARCAN), a nasal spray that can assist with reversing an overdose from opioids. The decision to include the medication at local branches comes as overdoses spike...

Vienna signs on to opioid-settlement plan

Working through Fairfax County, the town of Vienna will take part in two National Opioid Settlement Agreements being participated in by the state government. The agreements would resolve all opioid-related litigation being pursued by states against the nation’s three largest...

Spike in opioid incidents a ‘concerning trend’ to police

The Arlington County Police Department in 2020 dealt with more fatal opioid-overdose deaths than in any year since statistics have been kept, with most incidents attributed to heroin and prescription painkillers mixed with fentanyl. As part of its annual report,...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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