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Most-read Arlington stories of the week: April 11-15

Ballston at twilight (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Between spring break, Good Friday, Easter and Passover, it appears that many have already checked out for the weekend, at least according to ARLnow’s Google Analytics chart.

For those of you still here, we have the most-read Arlington articles of the past week.

  1. ACPD: Woman pepper sprayed man for taking photos of children — who turned out to be his own kids
  2. Multiple injuries, one reported trapped after crash in Ballston
  3. Robbery and carjacking in Ballston lead to two chases and multiple arrests
  4. Arlington sees two crimes in two weeks allegedly committed by men awaiting trial in Fairfax County
  5. Arlington reaches ‘medium’ CDC Covid level
  6. The Union, a “casual fine dining” restaurant, is now open in Virginia Square
  7. Pizza and beer hall finally planning to start serving tomorrow in Ballston
  8. Large power outage affecting neighborhoods around Pentagon City
  9. Police: Woman packing heat in her fanny pack robbed man in Rosslyn
  10. Clarendon resident charged with shoving window washer on balcony

Feel free to discuss these stories or anything else of local interest in the comments. Enjoy what should be a decent spring holiday weekend, weather-wise, Arlington!

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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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