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In Tents Not by Choice, But Lack of Choices

Problems with data; police Encounters; shelter and housing.

People experiencing homelessness opt to sleep in areas ‘not designated for human habitation’ because of a lack of affordable housing, especially for those earning below 30 percent of the Area Median Income.

Spring Book Sale

Friends of the Arlington Public Library (FOAL) invite you to the 2024 Spring Book Sale.

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Prepare Now for ‘Extremely Active Hurricane Season’

Researchers at Colorado State University are forecasting an extremely active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.

New Harris Teeter in Arlington Emphasizes Customer Experience

Store offers upgraded shop and a bar in the heart of Ballston

Harris Teeter

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Historic Funding for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that $206 million in funding will be allocated for projects aimed at continuing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay.

Doorways On Track to Break Records Again

Safehouse operated at 211% capacity first quarter 2023

Doorways in Arlington

The Deal Is Dead


$1 Billion in Refunds for Tax Year 2020 Unclaimed

Taxpayers face May 17 deadline.

The Internal Revenue Service says that almost 940,000 people across the nation have unclaimed refunds for tax year 2020 but face a May 17 deadline to submit their tax returns.

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Arlington’s Casual Adventure Seeks Socks to Recycle

Socks are one of the most thrown out clothing item, clogging landfills

"There is a tremendous enthusiasm for the whole repurpose movement. People love the idea of finding a new home or a new way to use something that would otherwise be discarded. Casual Adventure goes above and beyond to reach out to the community to make people more aware of the program. Year after year, people continue to find socks to bring in. Casual Adventure has always ranked in the top 10 nationally which is a win/win for everybody involved." — Mitchell McGuinness, Smartwool Regional Representative

Wrap Up for March Board Meeting

Saturday, March 16, 2024 – Regular County Board Meeting

Saturday, March 16, 2024 – Regular County Board Meeting

Arlington Doctor Who Illegally Flooded Region with Oxycodone Sentenced to 10 Years

An Arlington woman convicted of illegally prescribing and distributing over a million oxycodone pills was sentenced to 10 years in prison.