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Arlington Schools Set to Reopen in Stages

Newspaper headlines on March 13 broadcast “Breaking News: Arlington Public Schools Closing Monday Through Spring Break.”

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Shovels to Ribbons Signals Completion of Culpepper Garden Renovation

A bevy of shovels signaled the groundbreaking of Culpepper Garden 1 Renovation on April 11, 2018.

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It’s a Dog’s Life (and a Good One) in Arlington

Does Fluffy like grass?

Be Prepared in Arlington—Election Day is Almost Here

It is easy to vote, but voters must pay attention to the details surrounding each method.

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Voters Taking No Chances in Arlington

Voting is underway for the November Presidential election.

On Sept. 18, the official countdown begins in Arlington for the Nov. 3 Presidential election.

First you Say You Do, Then You Say You Don’t in Arlington

Arlington reverses social distancing ordinance

The repeal of the Arlington County Emergency Sidewalk Distancing Ordinance at the Sept. 15 Arlington County Board Meeting sits right in the middle of the widespread controversy.

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People at Work: Worlds You Never Imagined Through 12-Year-Old Eyes

How can 12-year-old Sam Morrison pick his favorite place between Paris, the hinterlands of Thailand or the Sea of Galilee?

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Everyone Loves a Good Parade in Arlington

Police cycles lead the parade down Four Mile Run Drive with antique cars wedged in the middle and two Arlington County fire engines, with sirens blaring, bookending the rear.

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Stand Up and Be Counted in Arlington

Arlington’s Census Palooza II hosts tables at Barcroft Apartments, Buckingham Gates of Ballston Community Center and Green Valley Charles Drew Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 12.

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People at Work: Nothing Stops Music—Even the Coronavirus

MMM meets over Zoom to enjoy classical music.

Victoria Gau sits in her unfinished basement office with the window overlooking the garden with her silk plant from Amazon, new rug and the screen blocking off the stuff she doesn’t want everyone to see.

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