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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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Boundary Channel Drive Revamp to Include New Bike Trail

Boundary Channel Drive Revamp to Include New Bike Trail

June 18, 2015 |

by Heather Mongilio — June 10, 2015 at 4:30 pm Changes to the Boundary Channel Drive interchange with Interstate 395 and a new bike trail near Long Bridge Park are on the way. Arlington residents will have a chance to offer feedback on new designs for the Boundary Channel Drive interchange project on Tuesday, June […]

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Find Information on More Local Transportation Projects

Find Information on More Local Transportation Projects

June 18, 2015 |

Discover plans for more Arlington transportation through the Projects and Planning – Transportation Projects link. Note specific pages on Crystal City and Pentagon City. These neighborhood specific sites include both public and private major construction projects and background information on the neighborhood.

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Puzzled by flashing electronic signs warning about closing lanes about June 22?

Puzzled by flashing electronic signs warning about closing lanes about June 22?

June 18, 2015 |

Puzzled by flashing electronic signs warning about closing lanes about June 22? You may have noticed several flashing electronic signs on 18th St, 15th St, and Eads Street recently. The signs indicate that something will be happening about June 22, but no details are provided. These flashing signs are warning us about upcoming construction for […]

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