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A plaza between buildings in Ballston, including Salt Line’s outdoor patio space (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Arlington Real Estate in WSJ — “Buying a single-family home in Arlington, Va., is a study in patience… With persistence and perseverance, these families were able to buy a house in their favorite Washington, D.C., suburb.” [Wall Street Journal]

Record Low Tax Delinquency — “Treasurer Carla de la Pava announced that the delinquency rate for taxes on real estate and personal property had fallen to 0.161 percent, down from 0.177 percent a year before and the lowest not just in county history but perhaps the lowest ever among any jurisdiction in Virginia history – and maybe more. ‘I would be shocked if it was matched anywhere in the U.S.,’ de la Pava said, praising her ‘dream team’ of staff.” [Sun Gazette]

Welcome from APS Superintendent — Arlington Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Francisco Durán has released a video message for families returning to Arlington schools soon. [Vimeo]

WWII Airman’s ANC Burial — “A U.S. Army airman killed during WWII and unaccounted for until earlier this year will finally get a proper burial, according to the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency. The remains of U.S. Army Air Forces Staff Sgt. Adolph ‘Leonard’ Olenik were identified earlier this year. He’ll be laid to rest Wednesday, Aug. 31 at 1 p.m. at Arlington National Cemetery.” [Patch]

Dracula at Synetic — “Arlington-based Synetic Theater has announced plans for a ‘Vampire Ball’ to celebrate both Halloween and its upcoming production of ‘Dracula.’ The Oct. 28 event will provide ‘everything you need for a spooktacular night,’ the troupe said. ‘We’re talking Dracula-themed cocktails, dancing, physical theater, spooky Georgian remixes and more.'” [Sun Gazette]

It’s Thursday — Clear throughout the day. High of 84 and low of 64. Sunrise at 6:26 am and sunset at 8:01 pm. []

‘To Sail Around the Sun’ Returns to the Kennedy Center — Company E, Washington, DC’s leading contemporary repertory dance company, will return its catered-to-kids performance of ‘To Sail Around the Sun’ to the Kennedy Center on National… [Press Release]

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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Sep 22, 2023

Good Friday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. đź•— News recap The following articles were published earlier today…

A local nonprofit specializing in job placement for disabled individuals is drawing on federal funding to expand its services.

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An Arlington teen of the same name as an 18-year-old convicted in a recent high-profile case has been arrested after allegedly fleeing from police.

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