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Bridge Demolition at Four Mile Run

Bridge Demolition at Four Mile Run

The Four Mile Run Restoration Master Plan is a blueprint for transforming this area into an active and lively waterfront that connects Arlington and Alexandria.

Borromeo Housing –Raise the Roof

Borromeo Housing –Raise the Roof

Members of Arlington’s Teen Network Board joined with volunteers from Rebuilding Together to make much-need repairs to Borromeo Housing’s home for teen mothers.

2013 Volunteer Awards

2013 Volunteer Awards

Thousands of individuals volunteer with Arlington County programs. Our volunteers’ contributions are enormous: they strengthen our community and enable the County to be more responsive to our residents.

Valerie Tripp visits Cherrydale Branch Library

Valerie Tripp visits Cherrydale Branch Library

American Girls author Valerie Tripp recently visited the Cherrydale Library and discussed where the ideas for the stories came from, the creative process, research and the joys of writing.

Stormwater Permit

Stormwater Permit

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 […]

Rt.50 and Courthouse Bridge Project

Rt.50 and Courthouse Bridge Project

The Virginia Department of Transportation project on Arlington Boulevard is replacing the aging Courthouse Road bridge. It’s improving safety and access to Route 50 at Courthouse Road and 10th Street.

Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Proclamation

Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Proclamation

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.

GWU's New Baseball field in Arlington

GWU’s New Baseball field in Arlington

Arlington County and George Washington University proudly celebrated the opening of Field #6 at Barcroft Park as an NCAA- level baseball stadium.

USS Arlington Sponsor's Reception

USS Arlington Sponsor’s Reception

Arlington is proud of its namesake, the Navy’s new ship “USS Arlington.” The ship will be commissioned at Naval Station Norfolk in early April.

Energy Journey Game

Energy Journey Game

The Arlington Initiative to Rethink Energy (AIRE) team created a life sized board game to challenge players on everyday actions that have an energy impact.

Joint Budget Forum

Joint Budget Forum

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan and Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Patrick Murphy sought community input at a joint forum on strategies for balancing the 2014 budget.

LEAP Award

LEAP Award

Arlington resident Richard Layman needed to make his pre WWII home more energy efficient but was able to off-set some of the costs with $10,000 in prize money

Chooser Cruiser

Chooser Cruiser

The Chooser Cruiser is a half taxicab/half police car designed to remind people engaging in holiday drinking that they have two possible ways to end their evening.

Gathering PLACE

Gathering PLACE

PLACE is an initiative to help more residents of Arlington VA get involved in local government decisions. It was launched in January by Board Chair Mary Hynes. We take a look at what has been happening since the launch, whether it really has helped people engage and what the future holds for Arlington’s PLACE.

Penrose Square Ribbon Cutting

Penrose Square Ribbon Cutting

Arlington County celebrated the completion of Phase I of Penrose Square. The County’s newest square is 17,000 square feet and includes features that incorporate elements of Arlington’s vision of sustainability.