Arlington, VA

ARLnow Weekend Discussion

Another day, another week, and before you know it, it’s Friday again.

It’s been a busy week for news in this here 26 square miles. This week we’ve seen a Yorktown high schooler gain fame for his award-winning painting of immigrant children holding a “Bring Back Our Mom.” The artwork won a Congressional art competition. His prize? Getting to hang the painting in the U.S. Capitol.

Commonwealth’s Attorney candidate Parisa Dehghani Tafti also sparked a heated debate after accusing incumbent prosecutor Theo Stamos of not punishing instances of “police brutality” — an accusation several public safety groups denounced.

Speaking of public safety, today Arlington’s annual law enforcement memorial service was held in Courthouse.

Here are a few other articles from around town you might have missed this week.

Have thoughts on any of these articles you want to share? What about weekend plans? Let us know in the comments below.

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