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  1. Morning NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 |

    NAFTA Talks in Arlington - A round of talks among the U.S., Canada and Mexico about updating the North American Free Trade Agreement is taking place in Arlington. "The Trump administration," according to reports, "has presented a series of hard-line proposals that partners Canada and Mexico say will be tough to accept."


  2. For Auction: 1,920 Sq. Ft. Office Building in Skyline CourtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 |

    Property: 5136 Leesburg Pike, Alexandria VA Auction: Wednesday, November 1 at noon Previews: Oct 18 from 10-11 a.m. and Oct 25 from 11 a.m.-noon The property is currently leased to 2 tenants but leases can be terminated by new owner with 30 day notice. Great location convenient to Alexandria, Arlington and DC! The ground level is configured as a massage spa with a large reception area, 3 treatment rooms, a break room, utility room and 1/2 bath.


  3. Crime Report: Woman Wakes Up to Find Intruder in HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 |

    The incident happened around 2:15 a.m. yesterday, on the 600 block of 23rd Street S. in the Aurora Highlands neighborhood, just west of Crystal City. UNLAWFUL ENTRY, 2017-10030017, 600 block of 23rd Street S. At approximately 2:16 a.m. on October 3, police were dispatched to the report of a breaking and entering in progress.


  4. Crime Report: Victim Confronts Man Who Headbutted Him, Gets PunchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 |

    A man got headbutted and punched by the same person on the same night but on separate occasions over the weekend. The victim was headbutted around 1 a.m. Saturday after "a verbal dispute escalated into physical violence."


  5. Alexandria Man Gets 32 Years in Prison for Rape on Four Mile Run TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2017 |

    An Alexandria man will spend 32 years in prison for raping a woman on the Four Mile Run Trail in 2012. Elmer Umberto Lopez-Velasquez, 39, raped a 23-year-old woman near mile marker 44 in Arlington County on July 3, 2012.


  6. Beyer to Push for GW Parkway Safety Study, More Memorial Bridge FundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 |

    Rep. Don Beyer announced Wednesday he will use the coming weeks in Congress to push for safety at two roadways that run through Arlington County. Beyer said he will introduce appropriations amendments related to repairs for Memorial Bridge and safety on the George Washington Memorial Parkway as Congress debates legislation to fund the federal government's operations past the deadline of September 30 .


  7. Trump's Decision to End DACA Program Criticized By Local LeadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 |

    President Donald Trump's decision to end a program that protected younger undocumented immigrants from deportation was sharply criticized by various Arlington leaders today. Trump announced his administration would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months to give Congress time to act and find an alternative plan through legislation.


  8. Arlington Is Seeking the Authority to Rename Lee Highway and Jefferson Davis HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 |

    Arlington is thinking about renaming two state highways named after Confederate leaders, but needs authorization from the state legislature to do so, according to a statement released by the Arlington County Board late Thursday afternoon. In the statement, County Board Chair Jay Fisette says the county is "united against racism and bigotry" in the wake of the events in Charlottesville this past weekend.


  9. McCullough Calls For Renaming Jefferson Davis Highway After Charlottesville ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 |

    After the events in Charlottesville last weekend, independent Arlington County Board candidate Charles McCullough II called for a renewed push to rename Jefferson Davis Highway. McCullough said in a letter to the County Board and Arlington's representatives in the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday, August 15 that they must work to rename Jefferson Davis Highway, the name for U.S. Route 1 in the county from its border with Alexandria into Rosslyn.


  10. Summer Water Safety Program Benefits 2,000 ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 |

    More than 2,000 local children benefitted from a summer program sponsored by the company that manages highway toll lanes in the region. Transurban, which manages the high-occupancy toll lanes on the Capital Beltway and will manage the soon-to-be-extended I-395 HOT lanes, donated $18,000 to its Outdoor Kids Fund.


  11. Morning NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 |

    Charlottesville Solidarity Rally Held - Arlington County Board vice chair Katie Cristol was among those who spoke at a "Rally of Solidarity for Charlottesville" in Courthouse yesterday. The rally was intended to "actively condemn bigotry and racial hatred through a series of speeches, songs, actions, and a moment of silence."


  12. Listing of the Day: 4624 N. Dittmar RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 |

    Address: 4624 N. Dittmar Road Neighborhood: Country Club Hills Listed: $2,149,000 Open: Sunday, August 13 from 2-4 p.m. Nestled in the desirable Country Club Hills neighborhood, this spacious 6,258 sq ft modern gray and white Classic Cottages home features a dual front entry, main level suite french door access to the front porch, gourmet kitchen with chef's prep island and breakfast nook, family room with stone hearth gas fireplace, formal living and dining room, master suite with sitting area, coffee bar, and walk-in closets, and lower level entertainment room with wet bar. This beautiful home opens up into an open backyard with a rear patio, optimal for summertime outdoor activities.


  13. 395 Express Lanes Project Breaks GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 |

    The project to extend the Interstate 395 Express Lanes from Fairfax County through Alexandria and Arlington to the D.C. line celebrated its ground-breaking ceremony this morning. The toll lanes will be extended for eight miles north from Turkeycock Run near Edsall Road to the vicinity of Eads Street in Arlington, near the Pentagon.


  14. Solar Co-Op Members Choose Two Panel InstallersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 |

    A local co-op formed earlier this year to drive down the cost of home solar installation selected two providers to install the panels. The 83-member group chose Ashburn-based Independent Solar Solutions and Sigora Solar of Charlottesville earlier this month from 10 firms after an open and competitive bidding process.


  15. Growing Up in Arlington: A PerspectiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 |

    From my first breath at Virginia Hospital Center to walking across DAR Constitution Hall for high school graduation, Arlington has been my home since birth. Despite the county's growing hype around millennials, 18.5% of Arlington's total population is 18 years or younger.


  16. Morning NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 |

    'Love Letters' Along the Pike - The "Virginia Is For Lovers" tourism campaign has installed the person-sized letters "LOVE" along S. Walter Reed Drive, ahead of this weekend's Columbia Pike Blues Festival. [ Facebook ] News Orgs Confuse Arlington and Alexandria - A number of news organizations mistakenly stated that yesterday's shooting in Alexandria happened in "Arlington, Virginia."


  17. Local Elected Officials Condemn Alexandria ShootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 |

    After gunfire left several people wounded early this morning in Alexandria, local leaders condemned the violence and said their thoughts are with the victims. The gunman, later identified as James T. Hodgkinson III, 66, of Illinois, opened fire in Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in the Del Ray neighborhood of the city just after 7 a.m. Among the wounded were U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , two Capitol Police officers and other staffers.


  18. Progressive Voice: A Progressive Agenda - Part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 |

    Once reality of the defeat was absorbed, it was time to assess signals President-Elect Donald Trump would send about his agenda. Even before Inauguration Day, it became clear to local Democrats that the Trump agenda would run counter to their values and that the new President would seek to dismantle key Obama Administration accomplishments.


  19. Crime Report: Man Tries, Fails to Snatch PurseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 |

    The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on the 1500 block of Clarendon Blvd, the same block as District Taco and a Starbucks. ATTEMPTED PURSE SNATCHING, 2017-05220224, 1500 block of Clarendon Boulevard.


  20. Food Star on Columbia Pike To Close This MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 |

    With redevelopment just around the corner, the Food Star grocery store on Columbia Pike will close as early as next week according to a sign on its entrance. Its lease at the property is set to expire on May 25. The grocery store is expected to move to 206 W. Glebe Road in Alexandria's Arlandria neighborhood and replace the Foodway currently there.


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