Arlington County has launched a nomination portal to publicly honor the many grassroots efforts throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Starting Monday, Sept. 6, Arlington County will begin taking food waste for composting as a part of its regular weekly trash/recycling/yard waste collection routes. The new program makes Arlington one of the first localities in the nation to gather residential food waste as a part of standard curbside services. Food scraps will be collected from […]
Arlington County Government offices, courts, public schools, COVID-19 vaccine clinics and testing kiosks are closed for Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6. Metered parking will not be enforced. There will be regular trash pickup. See more details on the Holiday Schedule webpage.
September is National Preparedness Month to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies. The 2021 theme is “Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.”
This new effort is in response to rising overdose numbers.
Learn how to become a neighborhood advocate and create positive change in your community through the free Neighborhood College program.
APS, working collaboratively with the County’s Department of Environmental Services, will receive a $795,000 grant from the state, to be spent on three fully electric buses (EV buses) that will replace three with diesel engines.
The County will be rolling back automatic pedestrian phase activations at several signalized intersections across Arlington. This measure was enacted in 2020 in response to low traffic volumes due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to minimize the need to press push buttons to trigger the pedestrian phase at a signal. This initiative was accompanied by […]
The Long Bridge Aquatics & Fitness Center, a modern swimming and training facility with more than 92,000 sq. ft. dedicated to complete wellness for all ages and abilities, will open its doors on August 23. “Long Bridge is a resource that will help our community stay amongst the most fit in America,” Arlington County Board […]
On Tuesday, August 17, Arlington County Public Health will begin offering an additional, or third, dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines (Moderna and Pfizer) to certain immunocompromised people. This follows FDA’s amended Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and the CDC’s adoption of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation.