Arlington Local


New Voter Identification Requirements

There are new requirements for voter identification that voters must bring with them to the polling place.

Chamber Supports Bond Referendum

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's board of directors on Sept. 25 voted to support the transportation/Metro and school bonds on the Arlington ballot in November.

Reconstruction of Boulevard Interchanges Complete

The Virginia Department of Transportation and Arlington County have completed reconstruction of two 1950s-era interchanges along Route 50 at 10th Street and Courthouse Road.

Voting Early

Virtually every voter in Virginia is eligible to vote absentee, which includes voting in-person absentee at a variety of locations between Sept. 19 and Nov. 1.

53 Join Leadership Arlington’s Class of 2015

The members of Leadership Arlington’s Signature Program Class of 2015 met for the first time at the opening retreat held on Sept. 1819 at the Deloitte Arlington Office.

County Board Approves Neighborhood Conservation Funding

The Arlington County Board unanimously approved more than $2.5 million in funding for four Neighborhood Conservation projects on Sept. 20.

School Board Discusses Alternative Plans for Elementary Seats

Arlington Public Schools staff update the School Board on Sept. 26 on the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the alternative plans for elementary seats.

Does Change in Voter ID Laws Matter?

More than 22,000 active voters in Northern Virginia are without the required ID.

For the current election, new, more stringent voter identification laws are in effect.

Voting Early, Absentee

Elections 2014

Virtually every voter in Virginia is eligible to vote absentee, which includes voting in-person absentee at a variety of locations from now through Nov. 1.

“Flourishing After 55”

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Oct. 13-18.

Crime Report

The following incidents were reported by the Arlington Police Department.

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Celebrating 17th Annual Clarendon Day

Thousands of neighbors and visitors filled the streets and sidewalks at the 17th annual Clarendon Day festival on Saturday, Sept. 27.

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Linden Resources Marks 55 Years

Linden Resources, Inc., an Arlington-based non-profit organization that operates three commercial businesses and 15 federal contracts and provides work for more than 400 people with disabilities, held its 55th anniversary celebration on Sept. 23 at the Ft. Meyer Officers’ Club.

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Streetcar Proposal Ignites Debate

County Board seat debate centers on mass transit.

Arlington County Board candidates John Vihstadt (Independent) and Alan Howze (Democrat) have similar stances on many of the city’s issues.

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Running Safely

RunSafer workshop focuses on staying safe while keeping fit.

Carin Usrey is an avid runner who lost a friend to assault during college. Now when she is out running for exercise, she is on heightened alert about potential dangers that could pose a threat to those on a fast-paced run or leisurely walk for exercise.