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Around Arlington - November 17, 2014

Around Arlington – November 17, 2014

On this episode, we celebrate a historic landmark in the community of Nauck, the Arlington County Fire Department reminds residents about checking your smoke alarm, the Emergency Winter Shelter is now open and the are a bunch of events happening around Arlington.

Around Arlington - November 5, 2014

Around Arlington – November 5, 2014

In this episode, the votes are in, and John Vihstadt has been re-elected to the County Board. Also, November is Animal Shelter Appreciation month so we celebrate in style, a new farmers market is opening up in Fairlington, and its time to prepare yourself against the flu.

Around Arlington - October 20, 2014

Around Arlington – October 20, 2014

In this episode, we celebrated some new parks around town, gained insight at the third annual Women in Business Conference, danced our way into helping the library’s early literacy program, redefined marriage in the commonwealth with a ground breaking announcement and shared some tips on how to stay safe this Halloween, plus so much more.

Same Sex Marriage legal in Virginia

Same Sex Marriage legal in Virginia

Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring held a press conference at 12:30 p.m. today, Monday, Oct. 6 in front of the Arlington County Courthouse on the Commonwealth’s response to the Supreme Court’s decision not to review rulings on same-sex marriage in the Commonwealth and four other states.

Rethinking Arlington's Energy Future

Rethinking Arlington’s Energy Future

Over 50 years ago community leaders had a vision to redevelop Arlington, VA. At the time they didn’t know that they were starting a trend that would later be known as ‘Smart Growth’. This is the story of how today’s Arlington visionaries want to create a community energy plan that’ll reach into the next 50 years.

Around Arlington - September 22, 2014

Around Arlington – September 22, 2014

On this episode, we remember and pay tribute to those who were lost 13 years ago during the Septemeber 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, invite you to explore and celebrate the Hispanic heritage in Arlington, check out a newly renovated Glencarlyn park, celebrate the opening of the Route 50 and Courthouse road interchange and more.

Arlington VA Sept. 11 2014

Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony – 2014

Memorial ceremony for the victims of the Sept. 11 2001 attack on the Pentagon.

Neighborhood Conservation Program

Neighborhood Conservation Program

For 50 years now Arlington has been using an innovative program of civic participation to serve the needs of its community called the Neighborhood Conservation Program

Around Arlington - August 13, 2014

Around Arlington – August 13, 2014

On this episode, there is a new police chief in town for a day, we explore Arlington’s amazing public art program, Courthouse Square gets one step closer to a major update, Metro’s silver line heads into Arlington, and major improvements to several parks and neighborhoods thanks to the Capital Improvement Plan.

Around Arlington - July 29, 2014

Around Arlington – July 29, 2014

In this episode, we break ground on Virginia’s first right-of-way dedicated to premium surface transit, and see some young girls go to Fire Camp.

Charlie Clark's Arlington County Chronicles

Charlie Clark’s Arlington County Chronicles

Author Charlie Clark reads from his book, Arlington County Chronicles.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

Around Arlington - June 16, 2014

Around Arlington – June 16, 2014

On this episode of Around Arlington, the county retains its triple AAA bond rating, we take a look at the reduction in the homeless population in the county, and the new update to Arlington’s Noise Ordinance. We also visit the new state of the art small animals facility at the Animal Welfare League, and celebrate all of Arlington’s volunteers.

Police Memorial

Around Arlington – May 20, 2014

On this episode, we take a look at Tandem NSI’s recent National Security Deal Day at Artisphere, how Arlington has cut costs of new transit stops across the region, a look at Clarendon in the 1970s, and honor those law enforcement who gave their lives to protect our community.

Press Briefing: Arlington County Manager's Recommendations for Future Transit Station Construction

Press Briefing: Arlington County Manager’s Recommendations for Future Transit Station Construction

Arlington County Manager’s recommendations for future transit station construction along Columbia Pike.