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Unseasonable in Arlington

Thomas and Melissa Cornils share a father-daughter moment in the sun outside Toby’s Ice Cream in Westover on Sunday, Jan. 15. Paul Miller at Toby’s said he was amazed at how many ice creams he had sold that morning: normally this time of year it’s all about hot coffee.

Dairy Godmother Says Goodbye to Del Ray

Dairy Godmother frozen custard shop in Del Ray is closing their doors.

Democrat Disunity

Alexandria Democrats unite to support ACA, but Warner draws fire for amendment vote.

As Republicans in Congress begin the process of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more than 100 citizens from throughout the region rallied on Jan. 15 at the Charles Houston Recreation Center in support of affordable healthcare.

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Breakfast After the Bell in Arlington

Minor change to morning meal makes major difference in Arlington school.

Tina Oxendine wasn’t sure about the new breakfast program.

Fisette Elected Arlington Board Chair

For the fifth time in his 19 years on the County Board, Jay Fisette was unanimously elected County Board chair.

“Flourishing After 55” in Arlington

From Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Jan. 16-21.

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Jan. 16-21.

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Arlington Entrepreneur Devoted to Service, Community

Displaying a spirit of curiosity and innovation.

Arlington resident and entrepreneur Garrett O’Shea is using his new startup to help local residents, nonprofits and businesses with their shipping needs.

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A Step Closer to Nauck Town Square in Arlington

The Arlington County Board approved on Jan. 3 the purchase of the last of three properties needed to build the planned Nauck Town Square, in the heart of the Nauck neighborhood.

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Arlingtonian on "Jeopardy!"

Blair Moorhead, a social worker from Arlington, got the final "Jeopardy!" question right on her appearance Monday, Jan. 9 and moved on to the next round of the TV game show.

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Arlington Delegation Gets Earful

Residents recommend issues to address in new legislative session.

State Del. Patrick Hope (D-47) told a crowd of roughly 70 Arlington residents on Jan. 5 that he and his colleagues took the comments and feedback from residents provided at meetings like this seriously, and would incorporate the comments into their work at the short session of the General Assembly which begins Wednesday.

Arlington Hotline Yields Leads, No Evidence of Fraud

In 2015, Arlington County’s Waste, Fraud and Abuse Hotline was opened to allow employees to confidentially report potential cases of financial malfeasance.

Arlington Board Approves Polling Changes

The Arlington County Board in December adopted changes to the ordinance on precincts and polling places to relocate several polling places and create two new precincts.

Netherlands Carillon to be Restored

The Netherlands and the National Park Service (NPS) have joined forces to restore and improve the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington.

Energy Masters Program in Arlington Receives State Awards

The Energy Masters program received awards for leadership in energy efficiency from the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference Awards and the state’s inaugural Virginia Energy Efficiency Awards, attended by Governor McAuliffe.

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Diocese of Arlington Car Ministry

On Thursday, Jan. 5, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington gave a donated car to 34-year-old Wade Sheriff, a mother of three girls in need of a car.