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Arlington County Manager Avoids Tax Rate Increase

Homeowners to face rise in property taxes through higher assessments.

Beneath the surface of the County Budget there are several notable changes that could have a sizable impact on the lives of many Arlingtonians.

Fern and Otter Come to ‘Work’

“My dogs Fern and Otter, both adopted from the Fairfax County Animal Shelter. They love to come to work with me at the shelter.

When Sam Met Frodo

“Sam and Frodo are both rescue cats. Frodo, the big orange guy with the furry feet, came from Home Alone Feline Rescue in 2011. He is part Maine Coon and part American bobtail. Lou and I had been thinking about getting a second cat as a companion for Frodo when I ran into Lee District School Board member Tammy Koufax at a community event in Springfield in August 2013..."

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 146 Arlington homes sold between $2,300,000-$40,000.

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2015

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Arlington: Washington-Lee’s Sophie Hatcher Wins Region All-Around Title

Yorktown’s Kane places 2nd in AA, W-L finishes 3rd in team standings.

The W-L gymnastics team had its streak of three straight region titles snapped.

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Black History Month Celebrations

Local students learn about the history and accomplishments of African-Americans.

Fourth grade student Eli West crafted a poem this month that was modeled after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous, “I Have a Dream” speech.

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Stalled Labor Market Slows County Budget

Proposed budget calls for no real estate tax rate increase, but average homeowner would pay $184 more.

Supervisor Jeff McKay pointed out an irony in County Executive Ed Long’s proposed $3.8 billion budget. Three planning positions would be eliminated from the budget even though Long suggested the county needs more efforts to raise revenue from commercial and industrial venues.

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Winter Harvest in Arlington

Half a dozen vendors set up tables laden with winter fruits and vegetables, handmade jams and jellies, grass-fed meats, eggs and home cooked foods, freshly baked pies and breads at the Sunday farmers market on Columbia Pike.

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Arlington's ‘Love the Run You’re With’

Valentine’s Day race draws a crowd.

After weeks of miserable cold, the weather warmed up just enough to make the Pacers Running “Love the Run You’re With” 5 kilometer race in Arlington bearable.

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Arlington: W-L’s Guenther, Yorktown’s Kappel Win Wrestling Titles

Generals tie for fourth, Patriots finish sixth at Conference 6 tournament.

Washington-Lee and Yorktown each brought home one individual title from the Conference 6 tournament.

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Young Professionals Program in Arlington

Leadership Arlington's newest class of the Young Professionals Program gathered Saturday, Jan. 24, for the first time at a day-long retreat sponsored by Marymount University.

Arlington Atheletes Participating in 30th Annual Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints

More than 1,700 rowers from 13 states and the District of Columbia participated in the Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints on Saturday, Jan. 31 at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria.

Arlington County Celebrates Hispanic Heritage

Highlighting contributions by the Latino community.

Each September, the President of the United States proclaims “National Hispanic Heritage Month.” Nothing in the document says contributions by Hispanics must or should be restricted to a single month.

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Gathering To Play the Energy Journey Game in Arlington

Is your water too hot? Did you know if you install a low faucet aerator you can reduce water use by as much as 50 percent in your home?

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Empowering Nurses To Improve Patient Care in Arlington

What achieving Magnet Nursing Status means to Virginia Hospital Center.

With the current emphasis on patient experience and patient satisfaction in hospitals nationwide, Virginia Hospital Center (VHC) is part of that drive to excel.

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