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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.

Arlington VA Sept. 11 2014

Sept. 11 Memorial Ceremony – 2014

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

Around Arlington - September 4, 2014

Around Arlington – September 4, 2014

In this episode, the Arlington County Fire Department were honored with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe was at Arlington Mill to sign a new bill, same-sex marriages are put on hold, kids are back to school and more.

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.

Jay Fisette

2014 State of the County Address

2014 Arlington State of the County Address

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.

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.

multimodal

Around Arlington – May 06,2014

In this episode, we look at how the county is making one section of Pentagon City safer to travel, an addition of some new Notable trees, a reopening of a local park that is fit for kids and adults, and we honor the women of vision in Arlington.

ACFD training

Around Arlington – April 07, 2014

In this edition of Around Arlington, we take a look at the new Arlington County Fire Training Academy, a new way to count bicyclists on our trails, a fast new fiber optic network coming to Arlington, two exciting author talks, a peek at what the streetcar could mean long term for our area, and more.

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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.

Around Arlington - February 10, 2014

Around Arlington – February 10, 2014

In this episode, the Arlington County Fire Department has an important message for all residents to help keep everyone safe this winter. Also, Arlington wins a prestigious award, the County Board approves a major redevelopment, and a look at African American History Month.