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Mardi Pardi with Guas’ New Orleans King Cake

Living on sponge cake....

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Casino Bill SB 675 Carries Over in 13 to 2 Vote

VA Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee ends consideration of a Tysons casino for this session; likely to be back in 2025

Casino bill

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Casino Bill is Dead for 2024

Carried it over until 2025.

Sen. Marsden’s SB 675 Casino Bill Carried Over: Opponents react; Marsden touts benefits.

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Macy’s Closing in Ballston, Laying Off Staff Locally

Arlington store is one of five closing nationwide.

Macy's Closing

“Flourishing After 55” in Arlington

“Flourishing After 55”

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Too Many Dogs and Cats, Not Enough Fosters

Fostering in Arlington is easy, supported by staff, and rewarding

Fostering in Arlington is easy, supported by staff, and rewarding

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Painter Dispels Common Myths of Mosaddeq Coup

Painter Dispels Common Myths of Mosaddeq Coup

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Snow in One Arlington Neighborhood

Snow Scenes

Opposition to the Proposed Reston Casino

During the 2023 legislative session, State Senator David Marsden advanced legislation authorizing a casino development in Fairfax County, with Reston suggested as a likely location. While the bill didn’t pass, lawmakers are already pledging to reintroduce it this coming session.

“Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

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Homeless Services Center is Full and Need is Growing

End of eviction moratorium leaves more demand for shelter.

Homeless Center

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Children’s and Teens’ Connection At Yorktown HS

Children’s and Teens’ Connection At Yorktown HS

New Stormwater Fee in Arlington for 2024

Credits for certain actions like tree planting and use of rain barrels can offset up to 35% of stormwater utility bills.

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