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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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Solar Power Co-op With Arlington County

Solar Power Co-op With Arlington County

February 9, 2015 |

Join the Arlington Solar Co-op, Save 30% on the Cost of Solar Panels – Deadline Soon! Are you interested in lowering your energy bills and reducing carbon footprint with solar energy? Have you ever wondered if your house would be a good candidate for solar panels?  Arlington County, ACE, and Virginia Sun are spreading the […]

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Opportunity for Arlington Teens to Travel to Germany!

Opportunity for Arlington Teens to Travel to Germany!

January 27, 2015 |

Arlington-Aachen High School Exchange informational meeting for students, teachers, parents, and community members. Tentative Trip Dates: June 20-July 8, 2015 Application forms  CLICK HERE (forms due February 20, 2015) Please share this information with others! Thanks! Kristen Walters Outbound Coordinator

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Freecycle:  What Is It And Why Is It Good For Our Neighborhood

Freecycle: What Is It And Why Is It Good For Our Neighborhood

January 27, 2015 |

Freecycle is a simple listserv that you sign up for and post to either “OFFER” items you want to get rid of of contact other posters of items you may want. It’s recycling. Over the years, as I have cleaned out closets and cabinets and come up with items that local charities like Good Will […]

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Feb 2015 Civic Association Meeting

January 11, 2015 |

The agenda for the February civic association meeting will be Wednesday, February 11 at 7 PM.  The agenda is as follows: 1. Introductions 2. Membership Update & Treasurer’s Report 3. Committee Reports a. Neighborhood Conservation b. Crystal City BID c. Crystal City Citizens Review Committee 4. Old Business 5. New Business a. Pentagon Centre Site Plan Review […]

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Firehouse 105

Firehouse 105

November 4, 2014 |

The brave firefighters of Firehouse 105 were the first responder’s to the Pentagon during the 9/11 attacks. Their quick action saved many lives. Below are some pictures of the ceremony commemorating their heroic efforts of 9/11.

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