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The Trade-Off in Arlington

Housing Conservation District approved despite concerns about lack of public communications.

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Drawing Boundaries in Arlington

Middle school boundaries reignite busing questions.

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Between the Lines in Arlington

Arlington parents and community members express concerns about middle school boundary changes.

Securing Affordable Housing in Arlington

County Board approves $6 million loan to save nearly 300 affordable housing units.

County Board staves off large affordable housing loss with $6 million loan

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Securing Affordable Housing in Arlington

County Board approves $6 million loan to save nearly 300 affordable housing units.

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Focused on Improving Health of the Community

Neighborhood Health celebrates 20 years.

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Trouble Down the Metro Tracks

Regional Metro leadership outlines upcoming crisis.

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Planning for Density in Arlington

New development shifts north from Metro corridor.

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The Battle of Arlington Mills

New plaque honors forgotten piece of Arlington’s Civil War history.

Arlington News Briefs

Arlington Blue

Democrats maintain hold on elected offices in Arlington.

Democrats managed to hold on to key offices like Governor and Lieutenant Governor and turn over a few local elections.

Long Road To Long Bridge Park

Final designs put forward for park project.

Married to the Military

Addressing military-spouse unemployment.

What’s on the Local Ballot in Virginia?

Election Day: Nov. 7

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Ballston 2020

A look at the redevelopment plans across the west end of Arlington’s Metro corridor.

Paying for World Class in Arlington

Budget discussions target county spending.

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Learning at the Firehouse in Arlington

Public gets look inside the life of their local firefighters.

Just a Fire Station in Arlington

No mixed-use for Fire Station 8.

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Arlington’s Final Frontier

Planning ahead for Jennie Dean Park.

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Subsidy Skepticism in Arlington

County Board candidates range from hostile to uncertain on Nestle deal.

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Taming the Concrete Jungle in Arlington

Board approves reformed exotic animal ban.

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Much Heat without Light in Arlington

County Board delays decision on Williamsburg lights.

Back to School in Arlington

Next: Engaging the community in their schools.

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From Bank to Brothel to Beer Garden in Arlington

Columbia Pike’s newest restaurant in its oldest building.

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Party with the Police in Arlington

First responders and community come together at block party.

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In Their Shoes in Arlington

Activists rally outside county offices in support for immigrant protections.

What’s Ahead for Arlington

Two County Board members outline upcoming political issues.

Law Enforcement in Arlington

The difference between Arlington’s Police Department and Sheriff’s Office

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All’s Fair At Arlington County Fair

Food and fun.

What’s in a Name in Arlington?

School Board considers renaming Arlington schools.

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Roosevelt Island Remade

Sweeping changes scheduled for Roosevelt Island.

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Aikido of Arlington

Developing a sense of calm balance.

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Redrawing School Lines in Arlington

Arlington middle and elementary schools to undergo redistricting in the fall.

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Out or Up in Arlington

Lubber Run design deferred.

Battle for the Board in Arlington

Three way race for the County Board.

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Arlington Parks and Rec

Ambition and innovation at heart of new Public Spaces Master Plan.

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New Direction for Arlington Arts

Arlington works to bring arts to people rather than people to arts.

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Small Area, Big Plans

North Potomac Yard takes design cues from an Eisenhower autopsy.

North Potomac Yard Plan

Arlington Streetcar 2.0

Transit options for Columbia Pike are not promising.

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Reject Hate

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

Bipartisan friendship in wake of political violence in Alexandria.

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Leaving Yorktown

A class shares memories at its 2017 graduation.

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Farewell to H-B Woodlawn

Stories of courage and dedication at graduation.

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Hybrid or Half-Measure in Arlington?

Arlington Public Schools looks to hybrid options for capacity needs, but local parents say it’s time for new high school.