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Girl Scout Cookies Being Sold In Arlington

This is seven-year-old Erin Parks’ first year selling Girl Scout cookies, but she has sold 394 boxes so far. Erin says she started in December when she sat down with her mother and created a video. Erin’s mother says they started in December when she and Erin sat down together, and Erin created an email list of friends and family. Erin says everything is online this year because of COVID. Continue reading “Girl Scout Cookies Being Sold In Arlington”

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Affordable-Housing Organization Purchases Crystal City Apartments

The apartment building that serves as the namesake for the Crystal City neighborhood in Virginia where Amazon is building a second quarter has been purchased by an affordable-housing organization. The purchase of the 825-unit Crystal House by the Washington Housing Conservancy was financed through low-interest loans and grants provided by Amazon’s Housing Equity Fund. Continue reading “Affordable-Housing Organization Purchases Crystal City Apartments”

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Arlington County Ranked No. 1 Among Top Digital Counties

Arlington County of Virginia has been ranked No. 1 in its category on the Center for Digital Government’s 2020 awards for Top Digital Counties for the fourth time in the past five years. In 2019, it ranked No. 2 among counties with populations of 150,000 to 249,900. The rankings are based on how well counties are using websites and technology to engage with county residents. Continue reading “Arlington County Ranked No. 1 Among Top Digital Counties”

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Marta Hill Gray Is The New Executive Director Of Culpepper Garden

July 1 was the first day for Marta Hill Gray as the new Executive Director of Culpepper Garden, Arlington’s largest low-income senior living facility. She came from her home business into the world of coronavirus rules and restrictions. Culpepper Garden had gone into lockdown on March 9. “When I walked into Culpepper Garden the first day, it felt very organized and systematic.” Continue reading “Marta Hill Gray Is The New Executive Director Of Culpepper Garden”

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Arlington National Cemetery To Get Expansion

Legal proceedings have been initiated by the Justice Department to condemn nine acres of land in Northern Virginia to facilitate a major expansion of Arlington National Cemetery. The civil condemnation suit was filed by the government lawyers Monday in federal court in Alexandria. Arlington County will be repaid for the land with a realignment of Columbia Pike, a major highway running through the county, according to court papers. Continue reading “Arlington National Cemetery To Get Expansion”

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Grant Of $12K Helped Animal Rescue In Arlington Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic crisis that resulted in a lot of abandoned and homeless animals. In a statement Lucky Dog Animal Rescue, in Arlington, Virginia, said that they’ve saved nearly 750 dogs and cats from overcrowded shelters in the past two months. They took them to foster and adoptive homes. However, they couldn’t have done it without a grant they got earlier this year. Continue reading “Grant Of $12K Helped Animal Rescue In Arlington Amid COVID-19 Pandemic”

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Arlington Police Officer Reads To His School Kids

Detective Dorian Brooks is a school resource officer on the playground at McKinley Elementary School. He has moved from his traditional job to the video room at The Arlington County Police Department (ACPD). He is reading one of his favorite books on Pages with Police, a virtual read aloud sponsored by ACPD on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 2 p.m. Continue reading “Arlington Police Officer Reads To His School Kids”

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