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Bag It?—Not Any More

Arlington to consider a new five-cent tax for each plastic bag.

Bag Tax

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Stop on the Corner for Brats and Tunes

Pastry Shoppe

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Outpouring of Local Help for Afghan Refugees

The need is great for volunteers, monetary donations and more.

Thousands of Afghan refugees have landed at Dulles Airport in recent days.

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Senior Olympics Profile Orienteering

Which way is north again?

Grab a compass and detailed topographical map and head out over unfamiliar terrain to navigate a set course in the fastest time.

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Lucky Danger Adds Twist to Chinese-American Food in Arlington

New take-out opens in Westport

Lucky Danger opened with much anticipation July 21 at Arlington’s Westport behind Pentagon City.

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Silver Anniversary, Grande Finale

Last performance for Bowen McCauley Dance Company to celebrate final performance, at Kennedy Center

Lucy Bowen has decided to go out with a bang.

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Rock Spring UCC in Arlington Donates $24,000 to Power Rural Clinics in India During COVID

One man’s journey lights a village.

Save a life with a reliable solar panel in a medical clinic in rural India.

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Northern Virginia Senior Olympics Opens 39th Year in September

Step up and claim your Olympic medal awarded after each event.

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It Just Gets Better and Better in Arlington

AFAC’s new warehouse expands capacity for feeding 2,300 families a week plus delivery to five senior centers.

A line forms on July 15 outside the AFAC (Arlington Food Assistance Center) building on S. Nelson Street as people wait with their bags and rolling carts for a week’s supply of supplemental groceries.

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