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Agenda for June 10th Civic Association Meeting

Agenda for June 10th Civic Association Meeting

June 10, 2015 |

John Vistahdt County Board Member Mary Shavalier for DES Acting Transit Bureau Chief re: ART project David Hilde from Vornado re: River House new construction, affordable housing Report from the June 9 APS Community Forum to discuss Site Selection for New South Arlington Elementary School

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Democratic Primary Tuesday June 9

Democratic Primary Tuesday June 9

May 27, 2015 |

The Arlington County Democratic Committee (ACDC) is having a primary election on Tuesday, June 9, to select two Democratic candidates to run for the Arlington County Board in the General Election on November 3. Information on the Democratic candidates running June 9 is on the ACDC Our Candidates page. Vote in your precinct polling place […]

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Neighborhood Conservation Project Scope: Nelly Custis Park

Neighborhood Conservation Project Scope: Nelly Custis Park

May 27, 2015 |

Project scope includes a play area for 5-12 year old kids featuring a large, rope, climbing structure; associated site furnishings such as benches and trash receptacles; a tricycle loop; stormwater management likely including a rain garden; removal of invasive species; and additional plantings for shade and beautification. The project scope will not affect the existing […]

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Arlington Pedestrian Advisory Committee Update – Walkabouts in Our Area

Arlington Pedestrian Advisory Committee Update – Walkabouts in Our Area

May 20, 2015 |

Walkabouts, one of many projects of WalkArlington, are self-guided tours that help walkers discover the beauty and history of specific Arlington neighborhoods.  WalkArlington staff hosted the new and improved Crystal City Walkabout on April 17.  See photos and links through their blog. The Crystal City Walkabout is the second new Walkabout in our area.  In […]

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Local community of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day   Saints holding open house in Arlington chapel on Sunday, May   17.

Local community of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints holding open house in Arlington chapel on Sunday, May 17.

May 16, 2015 |

Arlington Mormons Open Doors, Hearts to Community Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“Mormons” or LDS) are holding an open house at their local building on 23rd street. Three congregations of more than 1,000 total Mormons meet here every Sunday and throughout the week. All are welcome to the event, which will feature refreshments. DATE: May […]

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Information About the CostCo Parking Lot Project

Information About the CostCo Parking Lot Project

May 11, 2015 |

The major elements of the redevelopment of the CostCo site (as it is commonly known) were approved in 2008.  The developer has been working to finalize plans for Phase 1 (of 3) and the work on the parking garage is the very first step in the overall plan.  The contractor is doing basic underground work […]

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Tree Canopy Fund

May 5, 2015 |

 Did You Know that a shade tree can increase your property value by $8,000–$9,000? In the last 3 years, 100 of your neighbors got a jump on increasing their property values, lowering their A/C bills, and beautifying their yards…just by applying for a free tree, planted at no cost to them. Arlington County’s Tree Canopy program provides free trees […]

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Arlington to Re-examine Long Bridge Park Plans

Arlington to Re-examine Long Bridge Park Plans

April 23, 2015 |

The county is re-examining Long Branch Park plans for the Phase 2 development.  For more information CLICK HERE

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May 13, 2015 Civic Association Meeting

May 13, 2015 Civic Association Meeting

April 23, 2015 |

The May 13, 2015 Civic Association Meeting will be held at the Community Center at 7pm. Agenda Coming Soon!

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How to Survive a Fire and CO Emergency

How to Survive a Fire and CO Emergency

February 26, 2015 |

This is an alarming trend in South Arlington.  During this past year, South Arlington has experienced three fatal house fires, claiming five lives. The best thing you can do to protect yourself and your family is to have a working smoke detector. The alkaline batteries in smoke detectors  should be changed twice a year, each […]

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