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Community Center/Library Renovations – Public Meeting

Community Center/Library Renovations – Public Meeting

January 5, 2016 |

The next meeting for the Aurora Hill Community Center and Library Interior Refurbishment Project will be held Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 6:30pm at the Aurora Hills Community Center. County staff will be sharing 100% design plans for the project with the public. Planned work includes renovations to both the community center and library. Construction is planned […]

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Community Facilities Study

Community Facilities Study

January 4, 2016 |

The County recently released a Community Facilities Study prepared by a committee appointed jointly by the County Board and the School Board. The report culiminates broad-based planning effort to build a consensus framework for assessing the community’s future funding, resource and facility needs. Anyone interested in the challenges of funding and siting of parks, schools, […]

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Transit News: ART 42 schedule changes

Transit News: ART 42 schedule changes

January 3, 2016 |

Arlington Transit recently made changes to the schedule of ART 42, which goes from the Pentagon to Ballston, that should improve service in our neighborhood. Sunday service will be added Saturday service will be improved Service on Saturday and Sunday will go to the Pentagon City Metro station instead of the Pentagon Metro station The […]

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Upcoming Events at Arlington Historical Society

Upcoming Events at Arlington Historical Society

January 3, 2016 |

The folks at the Arlington Historical Society have a number of events happening all around us. January 9, 4-6 pm. Winter Social. Join friends and fellow history buffs for light hors d’oeuvres and libations, a chance to talk about all things Arlington history, and get a final look at the museum’s holiday exhibit. It’s free and […]

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Helicopter Noise Meeting

Helicopter Noise Meeting

January 2, 2016 |

On 16 December the county held a public meeting to address helicopter noise. Organized by County Board member Libby Garvey, it was a very productive evening with presentations by FAA, Coast Guard, Army, Air Force, and Marines. Panelists elaborated on routes and zones, ceilings and missions, Ospreys and Blackhawks. Residents told about specific issues and […]

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Nelly Custis Park Scoping

Nelly Custis Park Scoping

August 18, 2015 |

In an effort to move our community to a conscious on Nelly Custis park project, Arlington County will be holding two info meetings with feedback.  There is a a lot of misinformation out there regarding this project therefore, we will proceed as follows:   1. Nelly Custis Information Meeting Wednesday, Sept 16 from 7-8:30 at the community […]

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Public Meeting on Proposed Changes to Hours of Parking Meter Operations

Public Meeting on Proposed Changes to Hours of Parking Meter Operations

August 18, 2015 |

We’re considering expanding the hours during which parking meters would be enforced: from 6 pm until 8 pm. To learn more, please visit the following link: Proposed Parking Meter Hours Expansion Public Meeting. County staff will host a public meeting at 7:00PM on September 2, 2015, in the County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd, to present […]

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South Arlington Working Group (SAWG) NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

South Arlington Working Group (SAWG) NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

July 14, 2015 |

Designated representatives from Aurora Highlands neighborhood are attending the South Arlington Working Group (SAWG). This group was formed to assist the School Board in determining the site for a new 725-seat neighborhood elementary school in South Arlington to be completed preferably by September 2019. The group is working with APS staff to evaluate and analyze site […]

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Civic Association Meeting Hiatus July / August 

Civic Association Meeting Hiatus July / August 

July 6, 2015 |

The next civic association meeting will be in September. 

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River House Re-zoning

River House Re-zoning

July 2, 2015 |

Vornado, owner of the 37-acre River House complex on Joyce Street has just filed an application with the County to rezone its 37 acres from Residential (RA6-15) to Commercial (CO 1.5) which would allow it to construct four new buildings on its property containing an additional 1,083 apartments together with ground-floor retail fronting on Joyce […]

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