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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: March 21-25

Cherry blossoms near the Memorial Bridge and the Rosslyn skyline (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The blossoms have bloomed and there’s plenty to see and do in Arlington this weekend, despite the expected chilly weather.

In conjunction with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, this Saturday the Blossom Kite Festival will bring some of the festivities to Virginia Highlands Park in the Pentagon City area. The D.C. Tattoo Expo is also coming to Arlington.

Now, here are the most-read Arlington articles of the past week.

  1. Arlington publishes guide to noise complaints as neighbors protest purported party house
  2. Arlington County Board greenlights two major residential developments
  3. Your tap water is going to start tasting different today
  4. Study: Arlington is a hub for Gen Z renters and trendsetters
  5. Preschool in Ballston evacuated after threat
  6. EXCLUSIVE: Fights involving kids are on the rise, Arlington Public Schools says
  7. Investigators on scene of reported trash fire at Wakefield HS
  8. U.S. Marshal Service, ACPD on scene of fatal leap from building
  9. Nighthawk Pizza opening Thursday in Pentagon City
  10. It’s been a bad 24 hours for light poles in Arlington

Feel free to discuss these stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Enjoy the weekend, Arlington!

Recent Stories

A suspect fired gunshots at police in Arlington, sparking a high-speed chase down Route 50 that ended in the West Falls Church area of Fairfax County.

After 61 years with D.C.’s local NBC station, the teen quiz show “It’s Academic” has a new broadcast home: WETA-TV in Arlington. And the inaugural episode on the public TV…

A fight among teen girls in Rocky Run Park, near Courthouse, prompted a police response yesterday (Wednesday) evening. Arlington County police say three girls attacked another after a verbal dispute…

Feeling the pressure to respond to its soaring office vacancy rate, Arlington County is looking to fill empty buildings quickly. One option for adding tenants and knocking down the 20.8%…

Join Us on Monday, October 17, 2022, for our General Membership Meeting & Arlington County Candidate Forum led by the NAACP Arlington Branch Political Action CommitteeTime: 7:00-9:00 pmLocation: Virtual on Zoom County Board (3 candidates)Matt de Ferranti ( Clement ( Theo ( School Board (2 candidates)James “Vell” Rives ( Sutton ( to the PublicRegister: gpzkpE9XJn5vI3Fy-LO6f1r0qli7V After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.”The NAACP is a non-partisan organization and does not endorse candidates for political office at any level. Persons affiliated with the NAACP at the national, state, and local levels are free to make candidate endorsements in a personal capacity, but they do not reflect support by the NAACP as an organization.” Derrick Johnson, President/CEO, NAACP, May 22, 2022

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