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Most-Read Arlington stories of the week: Nov. 1-5, 2021

A polling place sign near Ballston on Election Day (staff photo by Matt Blitz)

Autumn is now in full force in Arlington, with chilly temperatures and trees finally turning their fall colors.

A seasonally cool but otherwise nice weekend is now on tap. Just don’t forget to turn those clocks back an hour before you go to bed on Saturday.

Now, here are the most-read ARLnow articles of the past week:

  1. Driver killed in crash near East Falls Church Metro
  2. Arlington stays deep blue as statewide offices switch to red
  3. Woman stabbed during Halloween hotel melee in Courthouse
  4. Independent candidates laud a spirited campaign on election eve
  5. Police presence at middle school Friday after shooting threat and airsoft gun found
  6. Parks department to make more courts multi-use to meet pickleball demand
  7. Video shows drivers reversing on I-395 to access Express Lanes and avoid minor backups
  8. A rabid raccoon was on the loose at the Shirlington Dog Park
  9. Arlington remains Democratic stronghold, but GOP celebrates education-driven inroads
  10. Good Company Doughnuts could lose half its patio seating to a new bus shelter
  11. A new dog daycare facility is coming to Clarendon, but there may be a snag
  12. Police warn bar-goers after a spate of drink spiking reports

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

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