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Christmas Tree Recycling

Christmas Tree Recycling

It’s time for Arlington County’s annual Christmas Tree Collection and Recycling Program. And here’s everything you need to know to recycle your tree fast, easy, and environmentally-friendly.

Driving Safely Around County Trucks

Driving Safely Around County Trucks

Anywhere you drive in Arlington, you’ll encounter County work crews who are out performing daily tasks like cleaning streets, collecting leaves or plowing snow. Driving safely around these vehicles is extremely important to avoid accidents or injuries.

New Arlington Alert System

New Arlington Alert System

It is so important to be prepared during an emergency and receiving critical information is probably one of the most important things you can do to stay safe.

Parks and Recreation Camps: Fee Reduction

Parks and Recreation Camps: Fee Reduction

Don’t let fees be a barrier for signing up your child. Arlington wants to ensure that every Arlington child has an opportunity to learn, grow and have fun all year round.

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Parkmobile APP

Starting this summer, you won’t need to Feed the Meter when parking in Arlington. Now you can pay by cell thanks to the Parkmobile APP, and park at any metered space throughout the County.

Home Alone: 5 Safety Tips for Kids

Home Alone: 5 Safety Tips for Kids

Arlington is a safe community. But when it comes to your kids, you can’t be TOO safe. If your kids are spending time home without you, make sure they know these safety rules!

Kids Outdoor Play: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Kids Outdoor Play: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Arlington is full of great places for kids to play. But even play time can be a dangerous time if your kids aren’t careful. To make sure all the games stay fun, here are some safety tips to remember when your kids head out to play.

Stay Arlington: Crystal City

Stay Arlington: Crystal City

Bright and vibrant Crystal City. Arlington’s largest downtown, Crystal City thrives by day and by night — all in view of the nation’s Capital.

Stay Arlington: Ballston

Stay Arlington: Ballston

Ballston, Arlington’s epicenter for discovery, brings a dynamic mix of business and leisure. Located at the western gateway of Arlington’s business corridor and easily reached via Metro’s Orange and Silver Lines, Ballston is a hub of science and technology, and hotels offer all the amenities business travelers need.

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Potholes in Arlington

There’s five seasons in Arlington—spring, summer, fall, winter and pothole season! Learn how potholes form, how the County takes action to fill them, and what you can do to report a problem.

ArlingtonVA mobile APP

The new ArlingtonVA mobile APP

Introducing the new ArlingtonVA mobile app that lets you connect with the County in a whole new way. See an issue, then report it on the spot.

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Water Main Breaks

Water main breaks are unavoidable and unpredictable. In the winter months with extreme temperature fluctuations, breaks and leaks are common. eport ALL water emergencies and possible main breaks to Arlington County’s 24 hour emergency hotline.

The Wilsons Learn About Emergency Preparedness

The Wilsons Learn About Emergency Preparedness

The Wilsons learn about emergency preparedness.

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LED Streetlight Program

Looking for ways to save on your electricity bill? So is Arlington County. That’s why we rolled out the LED Streetlight program in 2010. The results have been outstanding with a nearly 75 percent reduction in energy use for the lights already replaced,saving approximately $300,000.

Responsible Drinking: 7 Tips to Stay Safe

Responsible Drinking: 7 Tips to Stay Safe

Arlington has lots of fun places to spend the night out with friends. But be careful, among the crowded bars predators are prowling, looking for victims who’ve had “one too many”. To make sure your good times stay good, here are some safety tips for partying in a safe, responsible way.