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Crystal City as the fog lifts (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Scooter Rider Struck in Ballston — From Dave Statter: “Person on e-scooter hit in front of mall garage entrance on N. Glebe at Carlyn Spring. Person conscious. Traffic reopened. @ArlingtonVaFD & @ArlingtonVaPD handling.” [Twitter, Twitter]

More on Columbia Pike FBI Raid — “Meek resigned from the network via email on April 27 — the same day as the raid — citing ‘personal reasons’ and told friends it was to ‘save colleagues and the company any embarrassment,’ according to two people familiar with the situation… ABC News sources similarly poured cold water on the idea that Meek was being probed for his journalism… ‘We would’ve defended him; ABC’s lawyers would be right there,’ another network insider said.” [The Daily Beast]

I-66 Tolls on the Rise — “Looks like the pandemic is over and nature is healing… These prices are from the East Falls Church entrance.” [Twitter]

Candidates Consider Career Center — “School Board candidates are in agreement that the Arlington Career Center building needs to be replaced, but waffled to a degree when asked if it is worth moving forward with the costlier option a majority of current board members seem to prefer.” [Sun Gazette]

Dulles Metro Opening NearsUpdated at 10 a.m. — “Phase II of the Silver Line is still on track for opening by Thanksgiving, according to a Metro spokesperson. The news comes after a key hang-up for the opening of nearly 11-mile extension — the need for more trains — was resolved today (Tuesday) after the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission announced its approval of Metro’s plan to bring back more its 7000-series trains.” [FFXnow]

It’s Wednesday — A foggy or misty morning, then mostly cloudy throughout the  day. High of 67 and low of 58. Sunrise at 7:31 am and sunset at 6:17 pm. [Weather.gov]

Recent Stories

A man was shot early this morning in Clarendon and police are still looking for the suspect. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. at a parking lot along N. Highland…

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Join MoCA Arlington Summer Camps at Marymount University and learn the fundamentals of handbuilding, throwing on a wheel, glazing, and much more. In this two-week course, students will explore hand building techniques, wheel throwing, and strengthen ideas that exemplify individual artist expression guided by professional working artists. Students of all skill levels are welcome!

Visit MoCA Arlington’s Website here and the registration page to secure your space today!

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Please join us on Saturday, June 3, from 2 to 4 pm for the Glencarlyn Home Tour in Arlington’s historic Glencarlyn neighborhood.  Among the featured homes will be a sparkling new home by A&N Builders at 5604-4th St. South. The inviting front porch opens to a light-filled space featuring high ceiling, wood floors, gas fireplace,  Pella windows, Shrock cabinets, Quartz countertop, and JennAir appliances.  Doors from the family room open to a large covered porch with a few steps to the level, landscaped rear yard.  Upstairs, there are four bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry room, and linen storage.  The big lower level has a rec room, gym space, and a fifth bedroom and bathroom plus even more storage.  After leaving the home, stroll to the Ball-Sellers home, the oldest residence in Arlington, the community gardens at the library, Carlin Hall, and the 94 acre Glencarlyn Park. A lovely way to while away a late spring afternoon.

Submit your own Announcement here.

Homebuying 101: Steps to Getting Pre-Approved

Are you ready to jump into homeownership or started considering it but don’t know where to start? Financial preparation is key when thinking about purchasing your first home and the first step to getting pre-approved.

Join ACFCU’s mortgage loan officers

4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

Treat yourself this Independence Day with a world-class, private 4th of July extravaganza at the Military Women’s Memorial – a premier National Capital Region site.

Great food, fun, and the best views of Washington DC’s spectacular fireworks display. Relax, enjoy,

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