Five years after its keel was laid down the USS Arlington finally sailed into its home port of Norfolk Virginia where it was commissioned into active service in the United States Navy. It was a memorable and moving beginning to what Arlington officials hope is a long relationship.
The USS Arlington (LPD 24) was commissioned on April 6, 2013, at Naval Station Norfolk. She is named in commemoration of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Steel taken from the Pentagon after the September 11 attacks will be displayed aboard.
Virginia State officials were in Arlington County listening to public comment about a draft permit that the county needs in order to discharge stormwater into local waterways. These permits include requirements for the locality to reduce water pollution as much as possible, through a variety of programs. Arlington’s current permit is now up for renewal and [...]
March is Including People with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities Month, and Arlington County held a special ceremony to recognize individuals in our community who have provided exemplary service.