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Most-Read Arlington Stories of the Week: Oct. 11-15, 2021

It was a busy news week in Arlington, and next week — with County Board meetings on tap today and Tuesday — should stay busy.

For those who have been enjoying the summer-like weather recently, meanwhile, bad news: it’s not going to last. Expect fall to arrive this afternoon.

Taking a look back at the past five days, here are the most-read Arlington articles of the week:

  1. Yorktown Principal Decries ‘Unacceptable Behavior’ at Homecoming Game
  2. Fire Dept. on Scene of Metro Train Derailment Near Rosslyn
  3. At Trial, Va. Attorney General Calls Advanced Towing Actions “Predatory” and “Illegal” (Oct. 8)
  4. ‘Police Weekend’ Brings Motorcades to Arlington
  5. The Salt Line in Ballston Preparing to Open Next Week
  6. Series of Covid Cases Reported at Wakefield High School
  7. APS Prepares for ‘Limited’ Boundary Process Targeting Three Over-Crowded Schools
  8. Planners Envision Greener, More Urban and Less Car-Centric Pentagon City
  9. How APS, ACPD Say They’re Keeping Kids Safe Without SROs
  10. Students Protest New Marymount University Housing Policy
  11. ‘The Finest Ropes Course in the Mid-Atlantic’ Formally Opens at Upton Hill Regional Park
  12. Charges Filed in Investigation of Man’s Death While in County Jail

Feel free to discuss those stories or anything else of local interest. Have a nice weekend, Arlington!

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