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Mother’s Day Reflection: Our Mothers Had Few Rights, Much Courage

Reflecting on mothers from a different era

All my friends were losing their mothers, and this year, it was my turn.

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Moms are Always There, Until They Aren’t…Or Are They?

Reflecting on mothers from a different era

Moms are always there.

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ArPets: Wendy’s Birthday Celebration

Sixteen years ago, Arlington resident George Hobart walked into the Animal Welfare League of Arlington’s animal shelter and, right away, a five-year-old Beagle/Jack Russell Terrier mix named Wednesday caught his eye.

Second Chances Benefit the Whole Community

Toby Pendergrass opens the 13th Second Chance virtual fundraising breakfast on Thursday, April 22.

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Journey to Freedom

Holocaust survivor recalls flight from ‘Warsaw Ghetto’ and occupied Poland

Sam Ponczak was just shy of two years old when Nazi Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939.

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Walker Chapel Cemetery Moves from Maintenance to Ministry in Arlington

Elaborate plans open spots for congregation and community.

Walker Chapel United Methodist Church, after four long years of permits and drawings and dreams, is set to break ground on renovations to its historic cemetery.

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ArPets: Cuter by the Dozens – 25 Dogs and Counting

I couldn't wait to vault from my parents' house into college.

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ArPets: Lady Grantham of Arlington

Downton Abbey's elder Lady Grantham wouldn't likely be found discussing underwear under any circumstances.

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The Year That Was in Arlington

Feeding the multitudes during COVID — one can at a time

In March 2020, COVID suddenly brought about the closing of schools where children had regularly received free breakfast and lunches.

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ArPets: Seven Good Samaritans Help Save Jake the Beagle

Beagle on the loose!

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Pawsitive Partners in Arlandria

Volunteers care for feral cat colony

Ever since Devon Cain was a young girl, she has loved cats.

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Don’t Forget to Feed Your Backyard Pets in Arlington

If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.

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Do Flamingos Drink Bourbon in Arlington?

...or is it just my imagination?

Scott Sklar, wearing his cowboy hat, sits on the curb amid the flamingos in his front yard.

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ArPets: Meet Caia

Here’s what can happen when a dog is considered “less adoptable”.

When she met Goldie, she was struck by the label the dog had been given.

394 Boxes of Girl Scout Cookies and Counting in Arlington

This is seven-year-old Erin Parks’ first year selling Girl Scout cookies, but she has sold 394 boxes so far.