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Working To Prevent Substance Abuse in Arlington Schools

Monthly statistics show incidents involve children as young as 12.

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CareFirst Helps Sustain Health Safety Net in Arlington

CareFirst invests in community partners who collaborate to expand care for vulnerable.

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Sharing Insights about Writing

Russo describes his unexpected success.

Yorktown High School Takes Steps against Substance Abuse

Citing expectations for behavior, and then consequences.

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Facing Local Drug Use Epidemic

Some parents were unaware; some knew well the pain of drug use in youths.

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‘Quartet Uncorked’ in Arlington

Happy Hour Series at Bennett Park Art Atrium attracts crowd.

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How to Be Useful, Fit, and Have Fun

Staying busy and remaining productive in the “Golden Years.”

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Enjoying Autumn Fest in Arlington

Something for everyone at Glencarlyn Library.

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Arlington County Remembers 9/11

Officials speak of preparedness, pride in Arlington’s role, and emotions.

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Arlington Field Lighting Guidelines To Be Reviewed

Planning Commission also votes to remove standard that all synthetic fields be lighted.

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Residents Urged to Participate in Planning Public Spaces in Arlington

How and whether to light playing fields will be discussed.

Arlington Neighborhood Fights Lights

Residents feel ambushed by change in proposal to light fields.

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Arlingtonians Gather To Help ‘Sister District’

Fundraising for candidate from Newport News.

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House Paint and Risk Takers at McLean Project for the Arts

Area artists exhibit at "Strictly Painting 11."

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Toss and Tip

Simple precautions will avoid mounting Zika cases in the area.

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Voting Matters

Favola calls on first-time voters to vote.

Marching in the Heat

Climate Change March

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Help Halt Gerrymandering in Virginia

Rip Sullivan speaks out against GOP manipulation of voter districts.

Retirement? Arlingtonians Are Busier than Ever

Doing what one wants.

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Arlington Author Writes Book about Hemingway as Soviet Spy

American intelligence officer combines historian’s skills in creating best-seller.

Parents: More Psychiatric Beds Needed at VHC

Hearing on April 3 will address VHC request for property acquisition and additional beds.

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Giving Parents an Educational Alternative in Arlington

The Sycamore School to open July 1.

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World Language Day Showcases Student's Skills

World Language Day

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Cold Treat

Wes Oscar Sachar, Lucille Elizabeth Scogna, and Eva Grace Sachar didn’t think it was too cold for ice cream on Sunday, even though it was cold enough for parkas and hats outside Toby’s Ice Cream shop in Westover.

WofA Meeting Draws Motivated Crowd

General Assembly election called first referendum on President Trump's policies.

There are 12 #Indivisible groups that have formed to date in Arlington, of which WofA is one of the largest with almost 1,000 members.

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Celebrating Heritage at Drew Community Center

Exhbits include little known accomplishments in Black history.

Who was Charles Drew?

Black Lives Matter Banner Removed at Yorktown

School Board and administrators refer to “safety first” as rationale for removing banner.

Yorktown High School administrators asked African-American students who had put up a #Black Lives Matter (BLM) banner to take it down on Thursday, Feb. 8, according to William Lomax, assistant principal at Yorktown High School.

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Caring For Trees

Tree stewards

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A Night to Remember in Arlington

School Board promises action as they hear some students do not feel safe.

They walked to the podium: black, white, Latino, student, teacher, parent. They talked about two signs: one saying “Black Lives Matter,” the other saying, “Patriots know: science is real, facts are not political, women’s rights are human rights, we are all immigrants, diversity strengthens us, justice is for all, kindness is everything.”

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Arlington’s One and Only Bombay Masala Hound

“Lady” was a Bombay Masala Hound. Don’t go looking for that in any dog breed book.

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A Record Year for Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Region honors its supporters.

Megan Newman told her story at the Alzheimer’s Association “Wall of Hope” reception at Tysons Corner on Feb. 9. She was only 18, a senior in high school, when her mother started to ask the same question more than once.

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Learning To Make a Difference

High school juniors attend Civitan conference.

Ever wondered about the blue sign on North Quincy Street near the Washington-Lee High School in Arlington which says “I-66 Civitan Garage Sale”?

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Tree Stewards Gather to Celebrate New Year

For a Tree Steward, having fun while protecting local trees is important.

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Arlington Democrats Mobilize Under Slogan ‘One of Many’

The Arlington Democratic Committee enjoined Arlington residents to join fellow Virginians in a Weekend of Action coinciding with Inauguration Weekend and the Women's March.

Resistance, the Arlington Way: Logistics for the Women’s March on Washington

Resistance, the Arlington Way: Logistics for the Women’s March on Washington

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Arlington Delegation Gets Earful

Residents recommend issues to address in new legislative session.

State Del. Patrick Hope (D-47) told a crowd of roughly 70 Arlington residents on Jan. 5 that he and his colleagues took the comments and feedback from residents provided at meetings like this seriously, and would incorporate the comments into their work at the short session of the General Assembly which begins Wednesday.

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ACC’s Arlington Tech Creates Love of Learning

Students report newfound self-confidence and purpose.

Arlington Tech feels more like a Maker’s Studio than a high school.

Arlington’s Career Center Builds Success, Sensitivity

Many students report newfound self-confidence and purpose.

Carmen is from El Salvador. She is 21 years old. Five years ago, she arrived in the United States because her mother sponsored her to come.

Seeing Red in Arlington

In November, Arlington voted blue but the country trended red.

In November, Arlington voted blue but the country trended red.

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Open Studios with Arlington Painter

Arlington painter Sue Grace showed several of her works at the Annual Holiday Open Studios on Sunday, Dec. 4.

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Arlington’s Jake McGuire’s ‘Little Book That Could’

Local photographer is marketing his book during transition year.

Jake McGuire, wearing Irish tweed, a colorfully striped tie, and pocket handkerchief, is a self-confessed opportunist; he is a man who sees possibilities everywhere.

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Gift Ideas from Saturday Farmer’s and Flea Markets

Flea market is starting to look a little like Paris.

The Arlington flea market, outside the Courthouse cinema, near the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings, has grown up.

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Arlington: Views from Voters

Local political activists stand for hours at polling stations to greet voters.

They can’t vote yet, but when they can, there are three young Arlington residents who are going to know what their candidates stand for and fill in their ballots accordingly.

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Runner Discovers Ups and Downs in Arlington

Phillippe Remen sponsored by Arlington-Reims Sister City program.

For Philippe Remen, of Reims, France, if he was going to run a first marathon in the U.S. he would have a better support network here than for example in New York City, which is normally the preferred “first U.S. marathon” for foreigners.

Football, Friends, French: Getting Immersed in Arlington

Sharing in each other’s cultural perspectives.

There were three French girls at the Yorktown Homecoming game. The only problem was, they had no idea what was happening on the field

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Exchange with French Lycee Dispels Stereotypes

Broadening their education

When they had a reception/picnic at the Iwo Jima Memorial, the parents, teachers, and youths taking part in the exchange between Lycée Marc Chagall in Reims, France and the four Arlington high schools were at ease with each other.

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