Most-Read Arlington Stories of the Week: Sept. 10, 2021

A large flag hangs from a building on Wilson Blvd. in Rosslyn on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 in Arlington. (Staff Photo by Jay Westcott)

It’s the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, and two things are striking: how vivid memories of the horror of that day remain for many, and just how much time has passed between then and now.

Arlington County held a 9/11 remembrance ceremony this morning in Courthouse, which can be viewed below.

We’re also re-posting a 2018 podcast interview we conducted with Justin Tirelli of the Arlington County Fire Department, about his memories of responding to the Pentagon on that fateful day.

Listen below or on iTunesGoogle PlayStitcher or TuneIn.

As for this Labor Day-shortened week’s other news, which included a number of exclusive scoops, the most-read stories on ARLnow since Sunday are listed below.

  1. Carpool to Return to Arlington This Fall
  2. Staff Shortages Cause ‘Frustrating and Unacceptable’ Start to New APS Virtual Learning Program
  3. Arlington Election Official Facing Corruption Charge
  4. Columbia Pike Bar Seeks to Move on from TikTok Controversy
  5. APS Chief Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer On Leave to Start School Year
  6. Columbia Pike Metro Expansion Nixed For Now
  7. Construction to Start on Office Building, Public Plaza in Virginia Square
  8. County Solicits Public Input on Plans for Vacant Wendy’s Lot
  9. Arlington County Launches Food Scrap Collection Service
  10. New Dunkin’ Near Clarendon Nears Opening
  11. Covid Cases Reach New Seasonal High in Arlington
  12. County Launches Annual Free Tree Giveaway

Feel free to discuss those stories, 9/11 remembrances, or anything else of local interest in the comments. And if you want to support our work and help us break more stories, consider joining our ARLnow Press Club.

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