June 22, 2018Lauren Stienstra is the founder of HERricane Arlington, a summer program that gives high school-aged girls the knowledge and skills to survive disasters and to consider careers in emergency management and allied fields.
June 21, 2018The Washington Capitals brought the Stanley Cup to the Arlington County Police Department as they kicked-off their summer celebration.
June 21, 2018See how the County transformed Windy Run Stream, repairing the results of years of erosion.
June 19, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board will hear from the public and vote on proposed changes to Real Estate Tax Relief for the Elderly in July.
June 19, 2018As quality assurance manager, Irwin helps Arlington's DHS programs quantify their impact and coordinate their efforts. She sat down to talk about her work.
June 16, 2018 | News ReleaseAPS plans to temporarily park its white fleet vehicles in the existing parking lot at the former Buck site.
June 16, 2018 | News ReleaseBanners are coming to Columbia Pike and the Crystal City pop-up library will stay open through 2019.
June 16, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board approves a plan that will enhance security for DARPA at its Ballston headquarters.
June 14, 2018 | News ReleaseThe program aims to help County residents become more effective community activists and leaders.
June 13, 2018Let them know about the County’s July 31 deadline for applying for coupons for the 2018 season.
June 11, 2018The report confirms that Arlington’s high-quality drinking water meets and exceeds all federal and state requirements. It is also filled with facts about the sources of your water and what makes it safe.
June 11, 2018Arlington Mill Residences, a low- and moderate-income residential development, will serve as the demonstration project for the initiative.
June 9, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board will consider dozens of items at its June 2018 Meeting. Here are some of the Agenda Highlights.
June 8, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Auditor offers his FY 2019 Audit Work Plan of County departments, offices, boards, commissions, activities and programs.
June 7, 2018 | News ReleaseProceeds from the sale will finance previously approved capital investments in schools, parks, Metro and more at the lowest possible cost.
June 4, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will honor three women for the 2018 Arlington County Women of Vision for their commitment and leadership in the Arlington community.
June 1, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County Board thanked the General Assembly, he County's legislative delegation and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam for expanding Medicaid.
May 31, 2018Meet five women who help keep Arlington County safe through their work in the Arlington County Police Department, Arlington County Sheriff's Office, Arlington County Fire Department, and the Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management.
May 25, 2018A new Consumer Protection Clearinghouse site aims to help consumers and businesses in Arlington County by providing educational resources and a way to submit concerns.
May 24, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, for Memorial Day. Trash & Recycling Collections – Normal Metered Parking – Not enforced Pools & Spraygrounds are open! APS pool hours Sprayground hours See the Holiday Schedule page for more information on closings and transportation schedules.
May 24, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County has named Gurjit Chima as the new Assistant County Manager for Human Rights and EEO. She will join the County in her new role on May 29.
May 24, 2018 | News ReleaseWhen it came time to plan new playground equipment at Oak Grove Park, Arlington reached out to its frequent users — the kids.
May 23, 2018 | News ReleaseWhen it comes to public park systems, Arlington’s ranks near the top of the nation’s 100 largest cities, and the County has been named a finalist for another major parks award.
May 22, 2018 | News ReleasePlan prioritizes Metro, Schools and maintenance of existing core infrastructure; seeks $141 million bond referendum this fall
May 22, 2018 | News ReleaseEl Condado de Arlington esta invitando a la comunidad a participar en una conversación alrededor de la pregunta ¿Cómo debe crecer Arlington? En junio, la Junta de Gobierno del Condado de Arlington, en colaboración con comisiones de ciudadanía, serán los anfitriones de una serie de mesas redondas que buscan ir más allá de una discusión […]
May 21, 2018 | News ReleaseWith oversight responsibility for Arlington Economic Development, Arlington Public Libraries, and a portion of the Department of Environmental Services, one of the County’s largest departments.
May 19, 2018 | News ReleaseHighlights from the dozens of items that the Arlington County Board acted on at its May 19, 2018 Regular County Board Meeting.
May 19, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Four Mile Run Valley Policy Framework ties the area's future to its industrial past and suggests that strategic interventions by the County can contribute to a safer, more accessible area.
May 19, 2018 | News ReleaseA new Lubber Run Farmer's Market will operate in the parking lot of Barrett Elementary School.
May 19, 2018 | News ReleaseImprovements coming to S. Walter Reed Drive are part of the County's Complete Streets program.
May 19, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board awarded a $1.87 million contract to completely rebuild Powhatan Springs Skate Park.
May 18, 2018Traffic cones and work crews will soon arrive on Lee Highway in Rosslyn as long-planned pedestrian and bicycle upgrades to North Lynn Street, Lee Highway and the adjacent segment of the Custis Trail get underway.
May 12, 2018 | News ReleaseAmong the highlights of the May 2018 Arlington County Board Meeting: presentation of the proposed FY 2019-FY 2028 CIP.
May 11, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County is inviting the community to engage in a broad conversation around the question: How should Arlington grow? In June, the Arlington County Board, in partnership with citizen commissions, will host a series of Big Idea Roundtables—discussions that move beyond a specific project or proposal to big-picture conversations about our County’s future. Participants will […]
May 9, 2018 | News ReleaseLearn what to do if you accidentally call 9-1-1, and why it can be so important for everyone's public safety.
May 7, 2018 | News ReleaseResidents flocked to the Arlington Mill farmers market in Columbia Pike Saturday, shopping farm-to-table vendors, listening to the music of the Army Latin Jazz Combo, and exploring Bipedal Soundscapes on the Arlington Art Truck. The event marked the opening of the County’s 10th farmers market and the second for Columbia Pike. Arlington Mill joins the […]
May 4, 2018 | News ReleaseArlington County Fire Chief James Bonzano announced Friday that he will retire at the end of the summer, following a 34-year career in the Arlington County Fire Department.
May 3, 2018Twenty-eight new Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) recently joined the ranks of the Arlington County Fire Department, filling several vacancies and easing pressure on the previously short-staffed force.
April 27, 2018 | News ReleaseThe tourism event showcased Arlington to international travel trade and media during the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW 2017 event in Washington, D.C.
April 25, 2018Over 30 trees in Clarendon have been decorated as part of a "yarn bomb," an art exhibit to help raise awareness for cancer research and funding.
April 25, 2018The County, in partnership with the Human Rights Commission’s Equality Task Force, has launched a webpage with local, state, and national resources for the LGBTQ community, with LGBTQ resources on a variety of topics, including homelessness and housing, domestic violence and sexual assault, and health.
April 25, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Four Mile Run Valley planning process marks the first time the County has coordinated developing an Area Plan with a Park Master Plan.
April 24, 2018 | News ReleaseThe Capital bikeshare stations on National Park Service land will serve riders along the popular Mt. Vernon trail
April 24, 2018 | News ReleaseThis year's Bill Thomas Award recipients, who have led service projects, helped expand field use, and promoted open space, were honored by the County Board in a ceremony April 24.
April 21, 2018 | News ReleaseThe redevelopment approved by the County Board will add affordable housing on the former Red Cross site.
April 21, 2018 | News ReleaseUnanimously approves $1.276 billion balanced budget No increase in real estate tax rate $500.8 million transfer to Schools includes more ongoing funding $1.6 million more for public safety pay raises than included in proposed budget The Arlington County Board today adopted a $1.276 billion balanced General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2019 that includes no […]
April 21, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board approved a $1.5 million contract to upgrade Dawson Terrace Park.
April 21, 2018 | News ReleaseThe County Board awarded nearly $10 million worth of water and sewer infrastructure contracts.
April 20, 2018A formal induction ceremony took place Sun., April 22 at the American Planning Association National Conference in New Orleans.
April 19, 2018More than two dozen trees in Arlington are being recognized as Notable Tree winners for 2018. This is the story behind one of the trees—and it's connection to Arlington County government history.