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Construction continues at Amazon’s HQ2 site in Pentagon City (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Sheriff Names New Chief Deputy — “Captain Jose Quiroz was named the Arlington County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Monday, making him the first Latino Chief Deputy to serve in that role.” [Arlington County]

School Days to Still Feature Pledge — “Arlington students headed back to class on Aug. 29 will continue to be encouraged to recite the Pledge of Allegiance and engage in a minute of silence to start the school day, based on a policy affirmation made at the Aug. 18 School Board meeting… the Code of Virginia mandates that school systems conduct both.” [Sun Gazette]

APS Charging for Meals Again — “There’s no more free lunch at Arlington Public Schools. With some exceptions. The start of the new school year will bring a return of paying for school-provided breakfasts and lunches, owing to an end of federal subsidies that had provided the meals to students for free since the arrival of COVID. The cost for lunch will be $3.10 for elementary-school students, $3.20 for secondary-school students, with a standard $1.80 charge for breakfasts.” [Sun Gazette]

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Screening Tonight — Sparrow Room and Bun’d Up will be hosting a free, outdoor screening of Crazy Rich Asians at the Pentagon Row (aka Westpost) plaza tonight. [Eventbrite]

Whitlow’s Reopens in D.C. — “Whitlow’s, the area’s legendary neighborhood bar and restaurant has relocated to a new neighborhood. Whitlow’s DC’s new home is 2014 9th Street NW at U Street, in the Shaw community, across from the 930 Club. It opens tonight, Tuesday August 23, at 5 pm.” [PoPville, Eater]

It’s Wednesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 86 and low of 68. Sunrise at 6:32 am and sunset at 7:53 pm. []

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ARLnow Daily Debrief for Sep 29, 2023

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

A former ABC News producer whose Columbia Pike apartment was raided by the FBI last year has been sentenced. James Gordon Meek, 53, pleaded guilty in July to transportation and…

Metrorail service was suspended on the Blue and Yellow lines today after a train derailed.

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Join us for Arlington’s biggest civil rights & social justice event of the year. The banquet is back in person at the Arlington Campus of George Mason University.

Our keynote speaker this year is Symone Sanders from MSNBC and former Chief of Staff for Vice-President Kamala Harris.

The Master of Ceremonies is Joshua Cole, former state delegate, NAACP President, and local pastor.

Tickets/seating are limited. Purchase your ticket today! Sponsorship opportunities available.

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Free Right-Sizing Workshop – How to Get Rid of Your…

Cody Chance and Dick Nathan of Long & Foster are hosting an online workshop on the topic of “down-sizing” Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. Every great endeavor begins with a great plan. This workshop will give you the tools

Rosslyn Fall Fest

Join the Rosslyn BID for Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 1-6 p.m. at Gateway Park! Whether you’re in the mood for a refreshment at our hard cider tastings and cash bar, want a bite to eat from the


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