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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.

Changing Face of Retail

Panel Discussion: The Changing Face of Retail

A panel discussion on the changing face of retail, part of the Roundabouts Speaker Series sponsored by the Arlington County Planning Division.

traffic backup

Around Arlington – February 24, 2014

On this episode, we’ll look at the future of Rosslyn, and why there is currently so much traffic. Also, the County receives a grant to help bring technology and national security together in Arlington, a local park gets some much needed upgrades, and the new decal for your car has been announced.

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.

water main break

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.

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s New Year’s Day Remarks

Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette’s Organizational Meeting Address

LED

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.

neon sign

Around Arlington: December 18, 2013

On this edition of Around Arlington, we meet Alicia Eggert, an artist who explores our relationship with time, anticipation and motion. Also, the new park at the Clarendon Metro open, Ballston hosts its very own “Shark Tank.” The Arlington Police Department help stop gang violence with soccer, and the winners of the James B Hunter Awards are announced.

2013 Year-End Highlights

2013 Year-End Highlights

This 2013 highlights reel looks at how the County “Moved Forward Together” in the past year.

Christopher B. Leinberger speaking

Christopher B. Leinberger on Urban Design

Christopher B. Leinberger speaks on “The Urbanization of the Suburbs: Why Arlington is the National Model and Where Do We Go Next?”.

Around Arlington - November 19, 2013

Around Arlington – November 19, 2013

Big news from the Arlington County Board this week. We’ll hear all about it straight from the newsmaker himself.

Leaf Collection

Leaf Collection

During the months of November and December, Arlington County collects leaves from residents who receive county curbside trash and recycling services.

Bocce Court

Around Arlington – September 25

We love our parks in this county, and there’s a new one just opened in Ballston. We’ll show you what’s special about this park in a moment, but first let’s get caught up on other news Around Arlington.

AMCC

Arlington Mill Community Center

After years of development and community input, the new Arlington Mill Community Center has opened its doors on Columbia Pike. This building, a beacon in the community, will provide something for everyone, of every age and every culture.

County Board Chairman J. Walter Tejada

2013 State of the County Address

Arlington County Board Chairman J. Walter Tejada delivers the 2013 State of the County address on June 11, 2013