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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.

Neighborhood Conservation Program

Neighborhood Conservation Program

The Neighborhood Conservation Program has been helping to improve and enhance Arlington neighborhoods for 50 years. This program empowers citizens to identify and plan projects in their own neighborhoods.

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.

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.

parkmobile

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.

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.

Charlie Clark's Arlington County Chronicles

Charlie Clark’s Arlington County Chronicles

Author Charlie Clark reads from his book, Arlington County Chronicles.

Around Arlington - July 8, 2014

Around Arlington – July 8, 2014

In this episode, we celebrate our volunteers and all they do, take a look at two parks now open in the area, see how some kids are making a change and learn what Google was doing in Arlington.

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!

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte on Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Brigid Schulte reads from and discusses her book, Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time

Two Days in Two Minutes on Arlington's Courthouse Square

Two Days in Two Minutes on Arlington’s Courthouse Square

Two days in two minutes on Arlington’s Courthouse Square.

Around Arlington - June 16, 2014

Around Arlington – June 16, 2014

On this episode of Around Arlington, the county retains its triple AAA bond rating, we take a look at the reduction in the homeless population in the county, and the new update to Arlington’s Noise Ordinance. We also visit the new state of the art small animals facility at the Animal Welfare League, and celebrate all of Arlington’s volunteers.

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.