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Arrest in Shooting Causing Minor Property Damage, No Injuries

The Arlington County Police made an arrest in the shooting that occurred on June 19, 2024, in the 2600 block of Richmond Highway.

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Arlington Chamber Celebrates Economic Development

Awards presented to first responders & public safety personnel

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce held its State of the County & Public Safety Awards breakfast on Tuesday, June 25 at the Army Navy Country Club.

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Blueberries Gone Before You Know It

Cars line up, trunks open in the parking lot of Cherrydale United Methodist Church on Lorcom Lane Friday, June 21 to pick up their 10-pound boxes of fresh blueberries.

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National Airport Recognizes Enslaved People of Abingdon Plantation

National Airport Recognizes Enslaved People of Abingdon Plantation

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SPARC Provides Day Programs for Adults with Disabilities

SPARC honors Supervisors Dalia Palchik and John Foust for support of region’s ‘forgotten.’

SPARC, a non-profit that provides day programs in Northern Virginia for adults with disabilities, hosted its 3rd Annual Pancake Breakfast on June 15 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Vienna with a silent auction, talent show, games, and food.

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Second Annual ‘Hike for Her’ Raises Funds for Afghan GIrls

Arlington-based non-profit Ascend Afghanistan celebrates 10th year

Marina LeGree and her team have been teaching Afghan girls how to climb mountains since 2014. While living and working in Afghanistan, LeGree saw a need, and an opportunity, to unlock the leadership skills of young women using the mountains surrounding their homes as a classroom.

“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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Kids Have a Ball at Doolittle Story Hour

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“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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AFAC Has Served 2 Million Families

This week Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) commemorated serving two million families since they began in 1988.

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County Tackles Food Security with New Round of Grants

The Arlington County Department of Human Services (DHS) announced June 3 a second round of grants aimed at improving food security in Arlington. The funding will be available to area 501(c)(3) organizations, faith-based groups and schools and universities that support aspects of Arlington’s Food Security Strategic Plan, with the maximum grant award $25,000.

Arlington Jury Convicts James Ray Williams of Murder in the Death of Sean Bowman

On Friday night, June 7, 2024, after a four-day trial, an Arlington jury found James R. Williams guilty of the March 25, 2023, murder of Sean Bowman. The jury also convicted Williams of using a firearm in the commission of the murder.

Senior Living: “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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Ready, Set, Read

Summer reading adventure is underway.

The Arlington Library kicked off its summer reading adventure on Saturday, June 1 with fun activities, games and popsicles at the eight library locations.

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Tour de Clarendon Careens Around Corners in Arlington

Brendon Rhim wins Sunday’s Clarendon Cup 2024

It’s a short one kilometer route that turns sharp corners at Clarendon, Wilson, and Washington Boulevards — one hundred times. That is what makes the Armed Forces Cycling Classic (AFCC) so challenging. The 100 km race goes around 300 corners, each time potentially ending in a crash, as happened a few times on Sunday.