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Boundary Channel Drive Interchange Project – June 23 Public Meeting

Boundary Channel Drive Interchange Project – June 23 Public Meeting

June 18, 2015 |

Arlington transportation staff will hold a Public Information Meeting about upcoming plans for the Boundary Channel Drive Interchange Project in the Aurora Hills Community Center, 6:30 PM, June 23, 2015. Come learn how this important project will improve driving, cycling, and walking in our area. And go to discuss your specific questions and concerns with […]

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Resident Forum: Aircraft Noise in Arlington

Resident Forum: Aircraft Noise in Arlington

June 11, 2015 |

Next Thursday, June 18, Arlington residents will have the opportunity to air their concerns about noise pollution from planes heading to and from Reagan National Airport. Residents have said that such noise is affecting their quality of life. The Federal Aviation Administration and the Metro Washington Airports Authority, in partnership with Arlington County, are hosting […]

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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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