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by ARLnow.com March 3, 2011 at 8:39 am 1,088 3 Comments

Did Arlington “Fare Well” in General Assembly? — Despite the failure of Arlington’s two top legislative priorities, the Washington Post thinks the county did okay. In related news, County Board Chairman Chris Zimmerman told the paper that the county will probably not replace the $1 million in tourism funding lost by the expiration of Arlington’s hotel tax surcharge. [Washington Post]

AP Scores Rise in Arlington — Arlington students are taking Advanced Placement exams in record numbers. Meanwhile, the average score on AP exams rose last year. [Sun Gazette]

Local Cyclists, Pedestrians Look to Europe — “Wouldn’t it be great to have the kind of bike facilities that can be found in many parts of Europe right here in the DC area?” asks the CommuterPageBlog. To that end, the Arlington County Bicycle Advisory Committee will be screening a film on Monday that explores the bike and pedestrian infrastructure in Europe. [CommuterPageBlog]

Flickr pool photo by Christaki

  • Lalaland

    To be fair, Arlington students who take an AP class are required to take the accompanying exam. This is because Arlington pays for the exam.

    Also, I hate AP exams.

  • JAY W

    THE LINK FOR THE FILM SCREENING DOESN’T WORK. WHERE IS IT HAPPENING?

    • Date: Monday, March 7, 2011

      Time: 6:30 PM – gathering & snacks; 7:00 PM – film screening; 8:00 PM – discussion

      Location: Arlington Central Library – 1015 N. Quincy Street

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