Warming temperatures should make for a sunny and pleasant holiday weekend, weather-wise.
Happy Easter and end of Passover to our readers who observe either faith. Due to the holidays, we’re getting started on today’s weekend discussion a bit early.
Below are the most-read Arlington articles of the past week.
- This Toothless 19-Year-Old Dachshund Has Captured Arlington’s Heart
- Arlington Opening Joint Vaccine Site With Amazon Today
- Arlington School Board Asks Superintendent for More ‘Aggressive’ Return Plan
- Residents Ask ACPD to Spare Them from Bowling Alley Commotion
- Virginia to Expand Vaccine Eligibility to All People 16+ by April 18
- New Alcohol-Free Restaurant to Open in Former Purple Lounge Space
- Morning Poll: Legal Weed in Virginia This Summer?
- Annual Tap Water Change is One Week Away
- With Dominion Hills Mansion Demolition Underway, Locals Ask: What’s Next?
- Construction Begins on New Towers in Crystal City
- Shirlington Salon Shutting Down, Citing Pandemic Impact
- Arlington County to Use Drones to Count Deer
As for today’s breaking news out of the District, some local reaction is below.
Shocking and horrifying to see the Capitol attacked again. These officers will be in my thoughts, my thanks to them and to all the men and women in uniform protecting the Capitol. https://t.co/NwmY4DTJDv
— Rep. Don Beyer (@RepDonBeyer) April 2, 2021
Terrible news. Another attack on the Capitol has again claimed the life of a U.S. Capitol Police officer. https://t.co/IfJUGVBwGj
— Rep. Don Beyer (@RepDonBeyer) April 2, 2021
— Arlington Fire & EMS (@ArlingtonVaFD) April 2, 2021
The Arlington County Police Department extends our deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to @CapitolPolice following the line of duty death of one of their officers while protecting the U.S. Capitol. Our prayers remain with the second injured officer. pic.twitter.com/qRvSxI5VdP
— ArlingtonCountyPD (@ArlingtonVaPD) April 2, 2021
Feel free to discuss the above stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. We’ll be back Monday with more local coverage.
Fairfax County prosecutors are taking a step back from pursuing the embezzlement charges levied against former Arlington teachers union president, Ingrid Gant. That decision, however, does not mean the case…
Pamplona, the Spanish tapas restaurant and sangria bar in Clarendon, will close next month, according to a social media post. The restaurant, which opened in 2017 in the space formerly…
The hottest new pickleball club is the Arlington County Detention Facility. Two weeks ago, the jail inaugurated its new pickleball court — installed by Arlington’s Dept. of Parks and Recreation…
Burglary at Yorktown HS — “5200 block of Yorktown Boulevard. At approximately 7:29 p.m. on November 22, police were dispatched to the report of a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, it…
Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.
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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!
This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.
100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.
For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at https://optimistclubofarlingtonva.org/.
Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to
2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin
Saturday, December 2
Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.