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Glowing vestibule in Rosslyn (Flickr pool photo by Emma K Alexandra)

Smart Parking Pilot Vendor Selected — “eleven-x, a global leader providing complete, high-performance, wireless IoT and Smart City solutions, today announced it was selected by Arlington County, Virginia for one of the largest municipal smart parking installations in North America.” [Press Release, CBC]

DARPA Lease Renewal — “The GSA has also forwarded a new lease for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, headquartered at 675 N. Randolph St. in Ballston… Under the current lease, which expires in December 2026, DARPA pays $14.3 million annually. The new 20-year lease is estimated to cost $13.8 million a year.” [Washington Business Journal]

Narcan Training Event — “Hundreds of people have taken part in the three Take Action events that have been held over the past two weeks in Arlington County. Through the event, the community has been able to get free training on to use Narcan, a brand of Naloxone.
They were organized by the Arlington Addiction Recovery Initiative.” [WUSA 9]

Attorney General in Arlington Last Night — “Spotted earlier tonight: Virginia Attorney General @JasonMiyaresVA preparing to give a speech to this group at Metro 29 Diner.” [Twitter]

Naked Man Walking Down I-395 — From Dave Statter: “Yes, that was a naked man taking a leisurely stroll on I-395N & GW Parkway S around 8:45 pm. @usparkpolicepio with @ArlingtonVaPD stopped him near the airport. @ArlingtonVaFD took him to a hospital.” [Twitter, Twitter]

Lawsuit Challenging Court Record Policy — “A coalition of national and regional newspapers have piled into a legal brief attacking Virginia’s two-road system of access to court records where one privileged group can review the records online while the press and public are cut off… The Virginia Attorney General is defending the policy with the argument that internet bots might look for private information if access is opened up.” [Courthouse News Service]

It’s Friday — Rain in the morning and afternoon. High of 68 and low of 36. Sunrise at 6:58 am and sunset at 5:49 pm. []

Flickr pool photo by Emma K Alexandra

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Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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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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Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

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