Arlington, VA

Morning Notes

Arlington Real Estate Prices Rise — Real estate prices continue to rise in Arlington, reports local Realtor Laura Rubinchuk. In May, prices of townhouses and detached single-family homes rose 4 percent and 5 percent respectively compared to 2009. The condo market was up 1 percent.

ACPD Investigating Thefts from Government Buildings — A group of thieves is targeting secured government buildings in Northern Virginia. According to The Atlantic’s Marc Ambinder, the thieves wait for people to swipe their security badges at entrances, nonchalantly follow them in, and then proceed to steal valuables from unoccupied offices. The Arlington County Police Department is conducting a joint investigation of the break-ins with the U.S. Secret Service and the Diplomatic Security Service.

Crystal Cup Results — Yesterday we brought you a recap of the Air Force Cycling Classic’s Clarendon Cup, which was held on Saturday, but neglected to mention the results of the second half of the Classic — the Crystal Cup, which was held in Crystal City on Sunday. Luckily, covered the race here.  Among those taking the podium following the women’s race was local rider Erin Silliman.


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