Dominion spokesperson Le-Ha Anderson clears up come of the confusion surrounding yesterday’s power outages in Ballston and the fire response at the National Science Foundation building:
We had a couple of different outages in the Ballston area yesterday.
Eight customers between North Fairfax Drive and N. Quincy Street were without power from 1:45 – 6:18 PM. The cause of the outage is unknown, but we were able made some repairs to the equipment and re-energized the transformer to restore all customers.
The National Science Foundation building is where the other outage occurred. Dominion received a call that there was a fire in the vault where the transformer is located. The sprinkler system was activated and the vault filled up with water. After draining the vault of water, we investigated the outage and found that the transformer was damaged. We will be replacing that transformer this morning. The National Science Foundation has damage within its own system, so they will also need to make repairs. This outage is affecting the HVAC system within the building, but the lights are on. It is my understanding that the NSF made the decision yesterday to close today so that all repairs could be made.
The power outages forced the Arlington Public Library and The Front Page restaurant, among others, to close early.
Update at 9:30 a.m. — North Stuart Street between Wilson Blvd and 9th Street is being shut down for emergency electrical work. The closure may affect some bus routes.
Update at 2:10 p.m. — Below are photos of power crews working on the lines on Washington Boulevard, near the Arlington Central Library, and of crews replacing a transformer below the NSF building.
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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
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7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns
Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.
Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!
Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!
Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration
Experience the festival of lights!!
*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah