School Board Member Pleads for Civil Discourse — School Board member Noah Simon is asking parents who are upset with Arlington Public Schools policies and proposals to engage in a civil public discourse and stop name-calling, particularly on social media. He was irked by parents who suggested that school leaders “don’t care about children with special needs” because of a proposal to cut funding for some staff aides for children with autism. [InsideNova]
Lee Highway’s Murderous Past — The section of Lee Highway near the Italian Store and Spout Run used to be a notoriously dangerous stretch known as “Dead Man’s Hollow.” The area was the scene of robberies and murders as criminals preyed on those returning from D.C. with cash from selling goods or paying bills. [Ghosts of DC]
Marymount Commencement This Weekend — Marymount University will hold its undergraduate commencement ceremony Sunday morning at D.A.R. Constitution Hall. The speaker will be Under Armour founder, CEO and chairman Kevin A. Plank.
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Tour the small tight-knit community of Dover Crystal in the latest Neighborhood Spotlight.
Learn more about the certificate and graduate programs at the Schar School during the Virtual Open House June 8.
Happy Memorial Day weekend, Arlington. We hope you’re able to get some rest and reflection in after this long week. Once we push past some rain this evening, it’s looking…
The Armed Forces Cycling Classic, a series of races around Clarendon and Crystal City, is set to take place the first weekend of June. The Cycling Classic will be held…