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Arlington Brief: Parkway Repairs Underway

The National Park Service has begun repairs on the George Washington Memorial Parkway from I-395 to the Reagan National Airport in both north and south bound lanes. The work includes associated ramps to the 14th Street Bridge, off and onto the parkway. Lane closures are expected to cause traffic delays.

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Arlington: On the Frontlines Against Homelessness, Part One

A-Span is one of several organizations active in county.

At the offices of A-Span, on South Nelson Street, perched over the Arlington Food Assistance Cooperative (AFAC), Ayana Bellamy and David Ordonez talk about their passion: reaching out to the homeless and getting them into housing.

Arlington: Changing Genres from Thriller to Self-Help

Local author uses his novels’ characters to address life.

Years ago Charles Toftoy conceived of an idea for a thriller mystery novel in which four unlikely friends shared their talents to solve crimes.

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Arlington: Washington-Lee High Graduates Look to the Future

Washington-Lee High School’s 2015 graduation was held at D.A.R. Constitution Hall on June 18.

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Arlington: Wakefield High School Salutes Its 2015 Graduates

Wakefield High School held 2015 Commencement ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall on June 18.

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State Ultimate Frisbee Champions

Arlington boys’ and girls’ teams win

In a flurry of flying plastic disks, Virginia’s high school state Ultimate Frisbee tournament was held on two weekends in May, and when the discs settled, teams from Arlington had won both the boys’ and girls’ championships.

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Arlington: A Farewell to Yorktown High School

Yorktown High School held 2015 graduation ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall on June 18.

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Arlington Students Graduate from Convention

H-B Woodlawn hosts its annual unorthodox graduation.

During graduation, while other schools would have a sea of caps and gowns in rows of seating, the class of 2015 from H-B Woodlawn lounged around on the floor or on sofas in an array of Hawaiian shirts.

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Arlington's ‘Manhattan on the Potomac’ Loses Its Central Park

Dramatic size reduction planned for Rosslyn Highlands Park.

Despite an impassioned plea from local residents to save Rosslyn Highlands Park, a redevelopment plan for Western Rosslyn has moved forward.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: June 19-21

Events in Arlington County for Father's Day weekend, June 19-21.

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Arlington: Culpepper Garden Celebrates 40th anniversary.

Bill Harris shares memories with Sarah Anspach, the daughter of Charles Culpepper.

Timeline: Arlington Officer-Involved Shooting

Since Tuesday, May 19, Arlington County Police Department have been investigating an officer involved shooting at 4219 N. 2nd Road, resulting in the death of one man and one officer sustaining significant injuries.

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Arlington Democrats: Rebound Or Retreat

Arlington Democrats express confidence and concern following County Board Democratic primary.

Arlington Democrats seemed to have emerged from the June 8 primary confident in their choice of leadership, but the push to keep two of Arlington’s County Board seats Democratic won’t be going unopposed with two independents running in November.

Arlington: Grandpa Camp Bonds Generations

Sharing the love of singing with preschoolers.

"If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands."

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Arlington: Mixed Response to Housing Plan

County Board moves forward on Affordable Housing Master Plan despite citizen objections.

After nearly five hours of public comment and debate, a request to advertise the Affordable Housing Master Plan for public hearings throughout July was approved by the County Board in a 4 - 1 vote.