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New construction on the site of the former Rouse house on Wilson Blvd (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

APS Might Let Students Carry Narcan — “Would it be wise, or even legal, for Arlington Public Schools students be able to carry medication with them that helps blunt the impact of opioid overdoses in schools? Getting a final answer appears to be a work in progress. ‘We are continuing to explore the question,’ Superintendent Francisco Durรกn said at the March 2 School Board meeting.” [Gazette Leader, Fox 5]

Award for Lubber Run Community Center — “The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing 16 projects with its 2023 Architecture Awards. The 2023 Architecture Award program celebrates the best contemporary architecture… [including] Lubber Run Community Center, Arlington, Virginia | VMDO Architects.” [American Institute of Architects]

Metro Response to Incident Questioned — “When @STATter911 reported @WMATA once again sent passengers towards danger during a November 7 smoke incident at Courthouse & that there was a delayed fire department response, Metro pushed back with this statement… @MetrorailSafety found those decisions weren’t so sound. WMSC confirms the train was sent towards confirmed smoke, contrary to Metro’s own procedures.” [Twitter]

Local Track Athletes Place at States — “A jumper, a thrower and a sprinter from Arlington schools recorded second-place finishes at the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 indoor state track and field championships in Virginia Beach. All three were senior boys, and they had the highest finishes of any participant from an Arlington school in the competition.” [Gazette Leader]

Fire Risk Amid Dry Weather — “Wednesday will be a carbon-copy with lots of sunshine, a brisk north wind and low humidity in the afternoon. This is the prime pattern for an increase in brush fires, though a red flag warning isn’t in effect for Tuesday or Wednesday and the D.C. area isn’t in a drought.” [WTOP]

Tornado Danger Reminder — From VDOT Northern Virginia: “Tornadoes can strike our area nearly any time of year, any time of day. Have a safety plan in place and know where to seek shelter. everal #Tornadoes impacted the #NOVA District in the past several years. In fact, 5 occurred over the past 5 years in 3 of our counties. Just because we’re not in #TornadoAlley, that doesn’t mean we’re safe.” [Twitter]

It’s Wednesday — Clear throughout the day. High of 49 and low of 30. Sunrise at 6:32 am and sunset at 6:09 pm. []

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When Hamid Habib Zada and Negin Khwalpak fled Afghanistan with their daughter Maram two years ago in hopes of escaping the Taliban, all they brought to America was a backpack full of diapers.

Interested in Italian wine? Join the Arrowine team this Sunday, June 11 to learn and taste wines from Italy’s most prestigious regions.

When the pandemic hit, Arlington resident Matt White, like many others, could not get a haircut. He noticed his hair grew quickly and, rather than cut it, he decided to…

Camps are just the beginning of what’s in store at Art House 7 this summer. We’re thrilled to offer an array of exciting classes for both kids and adults!Rediscover your creativity with some of our AH7 favorites, such as drawing, hand-sewing, modern embroidery, and our popular 3-week Jump into Crochet classes. But that’s not all! We’ve added some fresh and exciting options to our summer class selection, guaranteed to spark your imagination.

To enhance your artistic journey, we have intensified some of our Ceramics: The Wheel classes to a full 3-hour duration. This extended time allows for more creativity and skill development in each class session. If you’re eager for a captivating twist, give Contemporary Still-Life Drawing & Painting a go. Or why not try an immersive outdoor painting adventure? We have a unique opportunity for you to bring your painting skills to life while learning and creating in the great outdoors with our Landscape Painting: Studio and Plein Air class!

We invite you to visit our website and explore our full Summer Session schedule, brimming with a diverse range of classes and camps. Classes and camps begin June 20th. Unleash your inner artist, broaden your horizons, and embark on a summer adventure like no other. Let’s make this a summer to remember at Art House 7!

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Homebuying 102: Contract Closing and Beyond

You’ve found the perfect house and you’re under contract, now what? Navigating the closing process can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

Join ACFCU’s mortgage loan officers on June 21 at 5:30pm for part two in our first-time

Explore Archery

Our archery classes start with the Explore Archery program. This is a six week course, with 60 minute classes for new archers ages 8 to 12.

Our indoor archery program is fun, rewarding and developmentally progressive. These classes are focused


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