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by ARLnow.com April 27, 2011 at 8:28 am 1,764 11 Comments

Board Approves Higher Towing Fees — It’s going to cost you an additional $10 if your car gets towed in Arlington. The County Board last night voted 3-2 to increase the maximum towing fee from $115 to $125, five dollars higher than the maximum rate in the District. The board rejected a recommendation that would have added $25 to tows performed on nights, weekends and holidays. [Sun Gazette]

‘British Goodies’ For Royal Wedding — Want to go all-out for the royal wedding Friday morning? Pick up some Yorkshire Gold tea and some Branston Pickle from the Classic Cigars & British Goodies store (2907 Wilson Blvd) in Arlington. [Patch]

Fairfax Won’t Sue Over BRAC Plan — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is critical of the decision to relocate thousands of Defense Department workers to the Mark Center in Alexandria, but it will not be filing a federal lawsuit in the wake of a damning report from the DoD’s inspector general. Rep. Jim Moran is urging localities to seek an injunction against the moves, scheduled for later this year. [Washington Post]

  • Josh S

    The towing link doesn’t go to the Sun Gazette.

  • darren

    nitpick – it’s actually Branston Pickle (singular), a mishmash of pickled veggies smushed into a jam

  • CrystalMikey

    Dude on bike…seriously? haha

    • OX4

      Ha! Yea look at that guy! What’s the matter, can’t afford an SUV? Ha ha!

  • That dude on the bike needs to fit himself a bike trailer to hold his junk.

  • Ted williams

    Mark Center=Traffic Armageddon

  • ‘Branston Pickle’ reference and towing link fixed.

  • KalashniKEV

    That dude is awesome! Viva Columbia Pike!

  • CW

    Is it just me or has the launch of the resdesigned site coincided with the slowest news week, like, ever?

    • Maria

      Not just you.

  • Rick

    Of course tejada is worried about the increased cost of people on fixed incomes… god save the poor people who obviously never do anything wrong and these towing fees are great injustices.

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