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by ARLnow.com — March 21, 2012 at 8:30 am 1,196 6 Comments

TJ Theater to Reopen — The county parks department is hoping to reopen the Thomas Jefferson Community Theater next month. The theater closed for repairs late last summer after damage was found from the Aug. 23 earthquake that shook the region. [Sun Gazette]

Arlington to Host ‘Green Games’ Ceremony — Arlington County is hosting an awards ceremony for its Green Games business sustainability competition. The ceremony will honor achievement in a number of green categories, including energy efficiency, water use, waste diversion and recycling, and transportation choices. “During the year-long competition, more than 100 offices and buildings — representing about 15 million square feet of office space, or one-third of Arlington’s total office space — raced to reduce energy use, waste, and water and set other environmental goals,” the county said in a press release. The ceremony will be held tomorrow morning at Artisphere in Rosslyn. [Arlington County]

W-L Junior Wins National Writing Award — Washington-Lee High School junior Luisa Banchoff has been named a 2012 National Gold Medalist in the annual Scholastic Writing Awards. [Arlington Public Schools]

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  • G Clifford Prout

    Passed by one of Arlington’s finest this morning issuing someone something that is or is not a quota filler.

    • Swag

      Heh, so did I.

    • JB

      Good – if the person deserved it then they’re doing their job and hope they keep it up.

    • nom de guerre

      It would be interesting to compare the statistics for arrests, traffic summons, parking tickets, etc. that occured prior to the memo with the numbers after the “rescinding of the Proactivity expectations 2012″ memo.

  • CrystalMikey

    Love the photo!

    • nunya

      pretty shot.

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