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September 15, 2014

Arlington Named One of Nation's Best Places to Live

Arlington has been named to the top 10 of the Top 100 Best Places to Live from Livability.com.
September 11, 2014

Media Alert: Arlington County Board Names Thomas Jefferson Working Group Members

The Arlington County Board has named the 20 members to the Thomas Jefferson Working Group whom it plans to formally appoint on September 16.
September 05, 2014

Arlington County, City of Falls Church Begin 2015 Juror Qualification Process

The Arlington Circuit Court, which includes the City of Falls Church, will soon begin its annual juror qualification process.
September 04, 2014

Arlington County Supports Washington Region’s Bid for 2024 Olympics

Arlington County strongly supports the Washington, D.C. region’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games, Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said today.
September 03, 2014

Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Working Group to Meet

Members of the Thomas Jefferson Site Evaluation Group are being contacted now and will be formally appointed to the Working Group by the County Board at its September 16 work session.
August 22, 2014

Holiday Closures - Labor Day

Arlington County offices will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014. Normal service for trash & recycling pickup.
Arlington Sheriff Wins Federal Certification for New Jail Safety Standards
August 19, 2014

Arlington Sheriff Wins Federal Certification for New Jail Safety Standards

The U.S. Department of Justice has recognized the Arlington County Detention Facility as the first jail in the National Capital Region to meet national Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) standards. The measures were established two years ago by a federal commission.
August 06, 2014

Arlington Statement on Virginia’s Temporary Agreement with Uber and Lyft

“This is a good interim step toward finding a permanent solution that will encourage innovation in the transportation industry and ensure the safety of passengers. This agreement serves to bring Uber and Lyft into compliance with state law.” Arlington County Board Chair Jay Fisette said.
July 24, 2014

Arlington County Board to Appoint Working Group for Thomas Jefferson Site

The Arlington County Board will ask a broad-based working group to evaluate, together with County staff, the feasibility of adding an elementary school to the Thomas Jefferson site.
July 24, 2014

Arlington County Board Approves Lease to Consolidate Human Services at Sequoia Plaza

The Arlington County Board today approved a lease agreement that will consolidate its Department of Human Services (DHS) programs at the Sequoia Plaza complex at 2100 Washington Blvd.
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