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Possible Mystery Machine sighting on N. Glebe Road (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

Apple Store Temporarily Closed — The Apple Store in Clarendon is closed at least through Friday, according to posted hours on the company’s website. No reason for the closure was given but construction is ongoing at The Crossing Clarendon shopping center, where it’s located. [Apple]

Local Civic Figure Dies — “A Democratic activist for over 40 years, Amy [Appelbaum] campaigned for local candidates, donated to many causes, and marched for the Equal Rights Amendment and reproductive rights. She was employed for two decades as an aide to state legislator James Almand and served on the Arlington Board of Equalization for Real Estate Assessments for ten years. Amy was recognized as a ‘Person of Vision’ by the Arlington County Status of Women Commission in 2004 for her community volunteer work.” [Legacy]

Plaudits for Retiring Sheriff — “‘Truly the gold standard for sheriff in Arlington is Beth Arthur,’ Faust said. ‘All I can say is ‘wow, what a career.” Faust praised Arthur’s ‘undying commitment – always fighting for the staff, always fighting for those who were in her care.'” [Sun Gazette]

One More Week for Initial Budget Feedback — “Arlington County Manager Mark Schwartz is asking for your feedback on the FY 2024 annual budget. Weigh in online through Jan. 17.” [Twitter, Arlington County]

It’s Tuesday — Overcast throughout the day. High of 45 and low of 33. Sunrise at 7:28 am and sunset at 5:06 pm. []

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

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