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Around Arlington - December 01, 2014

Around Arlington – December 01, 2014

On this episode, we get you ready for winter weather! Arlington is committed to plowing not only streets, but bike trails. Also, Board Chair Jay Fisette announced the cancellation of the Streetcar project, the Arlington Food Assistance Center is asking for your help this holiday season, more young adults are starting businesses here and more leaves are falling and collection continues!

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.

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.

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.

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz Remembers Sept. 11

Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz tells the story of the attack on the Pentagon on Sept. 11 2001.

Around Arlington - October 6, 2014

Around Arlington – October 6, 2014

In this episode, we’ll tell you about a new app that will help you around Arlington National Cemetery, when you can expect leaf collection to begin in your neighborhood and how to borrow gardening tools from the library. Also, nominations are being accepted for a major award in our community, and the police department wants to meet with the community to discuss what’s important to you.

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.