Spring Fun in Arlington
Front lawn libraries sprouting all over.
The “little free library” movement has arrived in Arlington. It explains those unusual structures beside the sidewalks that look like overgrown birdhouses. Soon, more will appear on county-owned property courtesy of Arlington Public Library.
“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for April 6-10.
Lack of expansion taints Affordable Care Act anniversary.
National and Virginia leadership’s planned celebration of the five-year anniversary of the passage of the Affordable Care Act quickly became a discussion of the program’s outreach failings and concerns following Virginia legislature’s decisions not to expand the program. Federal and state officials met at the Arlington Mills Community Center on Monday, March 23, for for a round table discussion led by Sylvia Burwell, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, and U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8). Much of the panel’s conversation centered around
The students at Fort Belvoir Elementary School in Fairfax County weren’t the only ones inspired by Thursday night’s STEAM/Science Fair. Marymount University’s Gianna Fogelbach was inspired as well.
It may never feel like a “good time” to have a colonoscopy. You might have already used the excuse that the preparation day before a colonoscopy is unpleasant and cuts into your busy schedule — and then you put it off another year. But momentary discomfort or inconvenience is a small price to pay for saving your life.
The Yorktown girls' lacrosse team defeated Edison 17-5 on Monday, improving its record to 2-1.
Capitals welcome Make-A-Wish child.
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby granted the wish of 13-year-old Caleb Graham on March 12 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
Patriots return from deepest postseason run in program history.
The 2014 Yorktown boys’ lacrosse team experienced the best season in program history, reaching the 6A North region tournament semifinals.
Home-ownership, rental opportunities and related services dominate the event at Herndon High.
“Those most in need of these services and resources benefit the most when we can bring so many providers and organizations together in this one-stop shop format.”
Letter to the Editor:
We are a community that values education. We’re known nationwide for our world-class education system. And for good reason: with outstanding teachers, motivated students, and active leadership, we have every right to take pride in the top-tier education that our community has asked for.
In February, 2015, 151 Arlington homes sold between $2,028,406-$65,000.
Arlington Home Sales: February, 2015
County Board approves office complex despite concerns about vacancies.
A new 12-story office building at 2025 Clarendon Boulevard will change the face of Arlington’s Courthouse neighborhood. At its March 14 meeting, the County Board unanimously approved the redevelopment despite concerns about the design and use of the building.
Arlington County faced three major retirements over the past week. On Friday, March 13, Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan announced that she would be retiring, effective June 30.