March 25, 2019 | News ReleaseThere are easy ways to remove any chlorine taste or odor you detect during the annual cleaning, which runs through May of this year.
March 20, 2019 | News ReleaseOn March 19, the Arlington County Board honored 31 local businesses and properties for their dedication to sustainable transportation for employees and tenants, as part of Arlington Transportation Partners’ (ATP) Champions program. The program—which celebrated its fifth year in 2018—is supported by Arlington County Commuter Services (ACCS). The program motivates businesses, multi-family residential communities, commercial […]
March 16, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington approves a pay-for-performance agreement with Amazon for HQ2.
March 16, 2019 | News ReleaseChanges to the Zoning Ordinance and local Codes will increase availability, accessibility of high-quality child care.
March 16, 2019 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board cleared the way for Rosslyn's Queens Court to be redeveloped with 249 new affordable housing units.
March 14, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington County's Neighborhood College program, which develops participants' civic engagement and leadership skills, is accepting applications for 2019.
March 14, 2019The left turn from Washington Boulevard to Wilson Boulevard in Clarendon Circle will be permanently removed as part of the work to improve the intersection.
March 8, 2019 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will consider a performance agreement with Amazon and dozens of other items at its March meeting.
March 5, 2019 | News ReleaseAmazon will have to meet regular performance targets based on filling office space and report those targets before any incentive funding is released.
March 4, 2019 | News ReleaseThe neutral facilitators bring a wealth of experience and expertise that will help expand the County’s public engagement landscape.
February 28, 2019 | News ReleaseThe grant program provides an engaging opportunity for destinations to show travelers why 'Virginia is for Lovers' still rings true 50 years later.
February 26, 2019 | News ReleaseThe County Board has approved a contract for Phase I reconstruction of Mosaic Park, located in the heart of Ballston.
February 23, 2019 | News ReleaseThe Board voted 4-1 to approve advertising a CY 2019 tax rate increase of 2.75 cents per $100 assessed value.
February 23, 2019 | News ReleaseThe aging American Legion building at 3445 Washington Blvd. will be replaced with affordable housing and a new home for Legion Post 139.
February 23, 2019 | News ReleaseThe County Board ratified advertisements for March hearings on proposed changes to the Zoning Ordinance and local child care Code.
February 21, 2019 | News ReleaseThe proposal includes strategic spending realignments and a tax-rate increase to support enhanced investments in Schools, Metro, infrastructure maintenance, housing affordability and the County workforce.
February 19, 2019Arlington County uses cured-in-place pipe process that is less expensive and less disruptive than replacing an entire pipe.
February 16, 2019 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board will consider dozens of items at its February 2019 Meeting, which is live-streamed on the County website.
February 15, 2019 | News ReleaseThe County is encouraging everyone to help keep the sidewalks safe this winter by helping to clear ice, particulary that caused by sump pumps.
February 15, 2019 | News ReleaseAn emergency stream repair means detours on a couple of Arlington trails.
February 14, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington County Board Chair says Amazon's plans in Arlington have not changed.
February 14, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington County Government Offices & Facilities Closed Trash & Recycling – Normal Collection Schedule Metered Parking – Not Enforced Arlington County Government offices, courts, libraries and facilities will be closed on Monday, February 18, 2019, for George Washington Day. Trash and recycling pickups will operate on a normal schedule for Monday customers. See the Arlington County Holiday Schedule […]
February 13, 2019 | News ReleaseScholarships are open to Arlington residents studying criminal justice, and applications are due by May 1, 2019.
February 5, 2019 | News ReleaseLeveraging its ConnectArlington fiber-optic network, the County is supplying broadband access to low- and moderate-income families living at Arlington Mill Residences.
January 29, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington Wallet is a new online tool that makes it easier to see and understand how the County spends and receives money.
January 29, 2019 | News ReleaseOn February 2, 1959, four African American seventh-graders enrolled at Stratford Junior High School, marking the beginning of the end of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s practice of public school segregation. Sixty years later, on February 4, the public is invited to join some of the original integrating students at a special tribute to this milestone […]
January 28, 2019In the last few months, as part of the PSMP update process, some in the community have discussed and disagreed with aspects of the updated PSMP. As County Manager, I want to explain and clarify the approaches used when developing the updated plan.
January 28, 2019A 78-foot American elm tree has become the first of its kind in Arlington County to be designated a specimen tree by the County Board.
January 26, 2019 | News ReleaseThe County Board directed the County Manager to rescind Residential Permit Parking restrictions on some streets in Arlington Mill/Forest Glen.
January 26, 2019 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board approved contracts to design a new Fire Station 8 and to replace a 90-year-old water main.
January 25, 2019 | News ReleaseThe total assessed value of all residential and commercial property increased by 3.5 percent, compared to 2.2 percent the previous year.
January 24, 2019 | News ReleaseThe award recognizes creativity and innovation in advertising, digital marketing and public relations.
January 19, 2019 | News ReleaseAgenda highlights from among the dozens of items the Arlington County Board will consider at its January 2019 Meeting.
January 17, 2019 | News ReleaseFlu season is officially underway. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that flu activity is “elevated” as flu viruses circulate nationwide. Arlington healthcare officials are urging residents to take precautions and get vaccinated to help prevent the spread of flu. Here’s what you can do to lower the chances of getting the flu or passing it on to anyone else: […]
January 16, 2019Part-concierge, part-ambassador, Robert "Mo" Rouse helps thousands of people each year discover Arlington. He sat down to talk about his work.
January 16, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Jan. 21, 2019 for Martin Luther King, Jr.,’s birthday. NOTE: Commonwealth of Virginia offices (including Courts & DMVs) will be closed Friday Jan. 18, 2019 for Lee-Jackson Day. Events Jan 20, 2019 – Tribute Event. Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy at Arlington’s 50th annual tribute event in the Wakefield High School auditorium. Admission is […]
January 11, 2019 | News ReleaseAs the partial shutdown of the federal government enters its fourth week, Arlington County has joined local governments around the region in taking actions to help ease pressure on County residents and businesses.
January 11, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington Safe Havens will offer supervised visitation and exchange services for families who have been affected by domestic violence.
January 9, 2019 | News ReleaseThe guides aim to inspire vacationers and meeting professionals to make Arlington their home base for a capital visit.
January 9, 2019 | News ReleaseArlington County Board Chair Christian Dorsey has been elected 2019 Vice Chair of COG.
January 8, 2019Arlington streamlined the standard conditions of approval for all school use permits to make the permitting and construction review process more efficient and help avoid cost and timeline overruns on school projects.
January 7, 2019 | News ReleaseFrom the Stanley Cup to turkeys in Rosslyn to Amazon, these are Arlington County's most popular stories in 2018.
January 7, 2019 | News Release
Arlington’s Annual MLK Tribute, “Dr. King’s Dream: A Legacy Performed,” to Tell Dr. King’s Story Through a DreamThe free Jan. 20 event hosted by actor Christian Keyes includes local performers Joy Gardner, the Hoffman-Boston All Star Chorus and James Gibson.
January 2, 2019 | News ReleaseChristian Dorsey, who served as vice chair in 2018, will lead the Arlington County Board as its Chair in 2019.
January 2, 2019 | News ReleaseMeredith has been with Arlington County in various leadership roles since 2004, including serving as Acting DMF Director for part of 2016.
December 27, 2018 | News ReleaseThe public is invited to join the Arlington County Board as it elects a new Chair and Vice Chair at its Jan. 2, 2019 Organizational Meeting.
December 20, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts and libraries will be closed on Mon., Dec. 24 and Tue., Dec. 25, 2018, for Christmas and on Tue., Jan. 1, 2019, for New Year’s Day. Courts will also be closed on Dec. 31, 2018, and libraries will close at 5 p.m. on Dec. 31. Metered Parking will not be […]
December 20, 2018The hotline enables anyone to make a confidential and secure report directly to the County either online or via phone.
December 17, 2018 | News ReleaseMarch of Dimes will be relocating its headquarters to the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington.
December 15, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County finalized it's 2019 General Assembly Legislative package, which focuses on funding priorities.