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Arlington: Police To Host Summer Block Party

The Arlington County Police Department’s second annual Summer Block Party will take place on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School, 200 S. Carlin Springs Road.

Arlington: Scores Grow, Gap Shrinks

Arlington Schools achievement gap still wide, but narrowing.

Arlington Public Schools have two top goals: making sure every student is challenged and engaged and eliminating achievement gaps.

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Arlington Snapshot: ‘Come and You Will See’

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington held its first Korean-American Catholic Conference, “Come and You Will See,” on Aug. 20 which mirrored an annual conference in South Korea that helps teenagers determine what they want to do with with their lives.

Arlington County Fair Returns for 40th Anniversary

Fair to have 1970s theme.

Arlington may be part of the D.C. urban environment, but on Aug. 17 it gets back in touch with its rural roots with the Arlington County Fair.

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Arlington Snapshot: Springtime Garden Party

Culpepper Garden celebrated its 41st anniversary on June 4 with its Annual Springtime Garden Party on the grounds of Culpepper Garden at 4435 N. Pershing Drive.

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Arlington Snapshot: Youth Leadership

The Leadership Arlington Youth Program Class of 2016, comprised of 30 youth leaders who are rising high school juniors and seniors, graduated on Thursday, Aug. 11, at a ceremony held in Marymount University's Reinsch Library Auditorium.

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Arlington: Spotting a Mississippi Kite

Rare nest found in Arlington.

Floating from the east along 17th St. in north Arlington, the graceful Mississippi kite flew into one of the large oak trees on the northeast corner of 17th and Utah. with food for its now quite large chick.

Arlington Snapshot: Exploring Vernal Ponds

The Campbell family participates in a class in vernal ponds at Potomac Overlook Regional Park on Sunday afternoon. Park Naturalist Emily Rarity has handed out small nets to Chris, Colin and Leo for scooping tadpoles out of the murky water.

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Arlington: Inside the Artisphere's Office Space

New development at the Artisphere.

The Artisphere is gone. In its place near the Rosslyn Metro, workplace developer Regus will lease the space from owner Monday Properties to develop 45,000 square feet of new office space.

Arlington: National Debate Hits NoVa Infrastructure

Local politicians take sides in Presidential feud.

If Hillary Clinton is elected, the economy will grow by 10.4 million jobs nationwide while under a Trump administration, the economy would lose 3.4 million jobs. This was the finding of a recent report by Moody’s Investors Service economist Mark Zandi.

Arlington: Technology, Tradition and Transition at Kenmore

New interim principal discusses his predecessor's legacy and future of the school.

Becoming the new principal of Kenmore Middle School would be difficult enough, but David McBride is stepping into a role Dr. John Word had occupied for 18 years.

Arlington Snapshot: Congressional Competition

Caroline Nelson of Washington & Lee High School won this year's Congressional Art Competition for U.S. Rep. Don Beyer’s District 8‬. For the next year her artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol .

Arlington Snapshot: Mark Palmer Joins FVCbank

Mark. T. Palmer joined FVCbank as vice president, commercial lender, supporting the bank’s commercial team in the Arlington area. Palmer brings 30 years of experience in banking, including most recently at Monument Bank in Bethesda, where he worked as vice president, real estate lender. He also has served as vice president and head of the real estate group at The Adams National Bank in Washington, D.C. FVCbank commenced operations in November 2007, and is the wholly-owned subsidiary of FVCBankcorp, Inc. See

Arlington Snapshot: Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year

Stephanie Glancey Mount of Eagle Hill Consulting was named Chief Human Resources Officer of the Year for small companies at the 15th Annual HR Leadership Awards Gala of Greater Washington on June 7 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park.

Arlington Snapshot: Scholarships

From left: Jesse Hernandez-Naranjo of Wakefield, Angel Lopez-Sato of H-B Woodlawn, Esau Alberto Lazo Martinez of H-B Woodlawn and Kayla Cleggett of Washington-Lee were four of the six students each awarded a $3,000 scholarship from the Commonwealth Circle, Inc. Proceeds from the Commonwealth Circle's fundraiser were given to need-based seniors in Arlington County High Schools pursuing studies in community service. Not pictured are Jasmine Ben Hamed of Washington-Lee and Norma Lucia Chambi of Wakefield.