February 18, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board will consider the Manager's Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget and dozens of other items at its February Board Meeting.
February 15, 2017On Feb. 11, Joint Facilities Advisory Commission members, interested residents, a member of the County Board and two members of the School Board took a morning bus tour of sites that illustrate current conditions or could help the County Government and Arlington Public Schools resolve pressing capital facilities needs.
February 6, 2017Important steps are being taken in the redesign of Clarendon Circle - to make it more accessible and safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists traveling through the intersection of Wilson and Clarendon boulevards and Washington Boulevard.
February 2, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Sheriff's Office receives a score of 99.4 percent from the American Correctional Association Commission, whose standards are the national benchmark.
February 2, 2017 | News Release
Arlington Public Library Launches “Project DAPS”: Telling the Story of Desegregation in Arlington Public SchoolsOn Feb. 25, Arlington Public Library launches a unique online exhibition and searchable database — built from thousands of photos, documents and recordings — surrounding the legal and moral battles that culminated in the 1959 desegregation at Arlington’s Stratford Junior High School.
February 1, 2017 | News ReleaseNestlé USA, the leading global nutrition, health and wellness company, will invest $39.8 million to relocate its corporate headquarters to Arlington’s Rosslyn neighborhood in a move that will create some 750 jobs.
January 31, 2017 | News ReleaseThese volunteers provide vital time and support to allow young people to discover skills and self-confidence so they can thrive.
January 31, 2017 | News ReleaseThe 2017-2018 Arlington County vehicle decal was designed by a Wakefield High School 10th grader.
January 30, 2017 | News ReleaseA VDOT construction project will make heavily traveled Rosslyn intersection much safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board today took several actions at its January Regular Meeting. Among the highlights: Accessory homestay Zoning Ordinance Amendments Permits both owners and renters to offer short-term rentals in primary residence Removes limits on contracts per night Applies to rentals through services such as Airbnb, Craigslist, VRBO, etc. I-66 Widening Inside the Beltway […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseAdopts resolution endorsing multimodal improvements and encourages Federal, state and local coordination Outlines remaining concerns with Environmental Assessment Urges Commonwealth to work with County to monitor, mitigate impacts on Arlington streets, cultural or natural resources Endorses realigning Custis Trail at Bon Air Park, grade-separating W&OD Trail crossing at Lee Highway, with robust community process for […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board on Saturday approved the purchase of the final property needed to build a temporary fire station directly behind Fire Station No. 8, which is slated to be torn down and rebuilt at 4845 Lee Highway. The Board authorized paying $800,000 for 2215 North Culpepper Street. The County had already approved agreement of […]
January 28, 2017 | News ReleasePermits both owners and renters to offer short-term rentals in primary residence Removes limits on contracts per night Applies to rentals through services such as Airbnb, Craigslist, VRBO, etc. The County Board today approved a Zoning Ordinance amendment that revises recently adopted accessory homestay regulations. The amendment allows renters, in addition to homeowners, to use their […]
January 24, 2017If you see graffiti scrawled across public or private property, the Arlington County Police Department (ACPD) would like to hear about it, says Police spokesperson Ashley Savage. Graffiti is destruction of property that can rise to the felony level depending on the amount of damage incurred, according to Virginia Commonwealth law. What should I do […]
January 20, 2017 | News ReleaseThe County Board will hold its public meeting on Saturday, Jan. 28 and Tuesday, Jan. 31. The Board will consider and act on dozens of items.
January 13, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County property values showed modest growth again for 2017, with property values growing 2.9 percent over 2016.
January 11, 2017 | News ReleaseConozca cómo convertirse en defensor del vecindario y efectuar cambios a través del programa gratuito del condado de Arlington Neighborhood College, que constará de ocho encuentros consecutivos los días jueves a la tarde a partir del 16 de marzo de 2017.
January 11, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on: Monday, January 16, 2017 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. birthday holiday Friday, January 20, 2017 for Inauguration Day Commonwealth of Virginia offices, including Courts and DMV, will be closed Friday, January 13, 2017 for Lee Jackson Day. Arlington County offices will be open. […]
January 10, 2017 | News ReleaseNeighborhood College offers a free course in civic engagement to Arlingtonians who are passionate about their neighborhood and their community.
January 6, 2017 | News Release
Arlington County Board Chair Fisette, Vice Chair Cristol Named to Regional Transportation Leadership RolesArlington to play leadership role in 2017 in regional transportation bodies.
January 6, 2017 | News ReleaseArlington County has published a bonus paperless edition of The Citizen quarterly newsletter for January, filled with key winter weather tips, County Board actions, Arlington Public Schools happenings, parks and rec activities and other useful information.
January 3, 2017 | News ReleaseJay Fisette is Arlington's 2017 County Board Chair and Katie Cristol is the vice chair.
January 3, 2017 | News ReleaseThe Board purchased the last of three properties earmarked as the site for the Nauck Town Square.
December 16, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Sunday, Dec. 25 & Monday, Dec. 26, 2016 for Christmas and Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 for New Year’s Day. Arlington Public Library also will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 24. Trash & Recycling Collections – Normal Christmas Tree collection […]
December 14, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington has approved new boundaries and created new precincts.
December 14, 2016 | News ReleasePurchase of two properties that abut the Fire Station No. 8 site on Lee Highway will make it possible to put the temporary fire station there.
December 14, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Board approved an agreement to buy an industrial site in Springfield, where Arlington plans to build a bus heaving maintenance facility.
December 14, 2016 | News Releasethe County Board adopted changes to the Trespass Towing ordinance that will provide more protections for vehicle owners and set new fees.
December 13, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Board authorized the County Manager to create a car-sharing program.
December 13, 2016 | News ReleaseMoving the recycling center to the Trades Center will make it easier to monitor and maintain.
December 10, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Board today approved new Zoning Ordinance regulations that define a short-term residential rental as a new home occupation called “accessory homestay,” and creates standards for this use. The regulations affect short-term rentals through online services such as Airbnb, Craigslist, VRBO and others.
December 10, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Board today approved changes to the Zoning Ordinance that give the Board the authority, subject to use permit approval, to modify height and setback requirements and revise existing provisions for allowing the Board to approve modifications in parking requirements for elementary, middle and high schools.
December 10, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Board today approved an agreement to transfer construction of the Lynn Street Esplanade Project to the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). The Lynn Street Esplanade Project will bring pedestrian and bicycle safety, as well as traffic management improvements on North Lynn Street in Rosslyn.
December 10, 2016 | News ReleaseThe Arlington County Board today approved a contract to plan and design a new Lubber Run Community Center, following a robust community engagement process set to begin in early 2017. The Board also approved a contract to expand Barcroft gymnastics gym.
December 8, 2016 | News ReleaseFour winners of the second annual "Fast Four" were recognized by Arlington Economic Development.
December 3, 2016 | News ReleaseThe Board meeting will be broadcast live on cable television and webstreamed.
December 2, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington County’s Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB) has decided that further study of the Westover garden apartments is needed.
December 1, 2016Brighten the holiday season for some of Arlington’s most vulnerable residents by taking part in the County’s annual Secret Santa program, sponsored by the Department of Human Services
December 1, 2016 | News Release Libby Garvey will be sworn-in for her second full term on the Arlington County Board on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. in the Board Room at 2100 Clarendon Blvd.
November 30, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington's three public access entities would each receive a high-definition channel under the draft agreement with Comcast.
November 29, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County Manager will seek the County Board's support for negotiating a land exchange agreement with Arcland.
November 18, 2016 | News ReleaseThe Sheriff's Offices already has put in place many of the policies and practices called for in the settlement.
November 17, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington County Government offices, courts, libraries & facilities will be closed on Thurs., Nov. 24 & Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, for Thanksgiving. Trash & Recycling Collections – Normal Metered Parking – Not enforced See the Holiday Schedule page for more information.
November 14, 2016Fats, oils and grease, known collectively as “FOG,” represent the most serious enemy of our sewer lines so it's important — and easy — to keep them out.
November 14, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington is getting ready to respond to whatever winter throws at us.
November 11, 2016 | News ReleaseArlington's FY 2018 Budget process has begun, with the County Board finalizing guidance to the County Manager for his Proposed Budget.
November 9, 2016 | News ReleaseCulpepper Garden I apartments will be renovated for the first time since 1975.
November 9, 2016 | News ReleaseThe Board is changing the tradition of meeting on New Year's Day, voting to meet on the first business day of 2017.
November 9, 2016 | News ReleaseCounty Board members sought to reassure the community in the wake of the Nov. 8 presidential election results.
November 9, 2016 | News ReleaseThe County makes changes to the planned renovation of a Bluemont Park field.