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April 12, 2014

Arlington County Board Adopts Changes to Tech Zones

The Arlington County Board today approved amendments to broaden the Technology Zone incentive program for new technology companies looking to start and expand in Arlington’s defined Technology Zones. The changes target fast-growing tech companies with the highest growth potential, and encourage them to stay in Arlington by allowing companies located here to become eligible for the program as they expand.
April 12, 2014

Arlington County Board Adopts Rosslyn Plan Framework

The Arlington County Board today adopted the Rosslyn Plan Framework, an important foundation for developing the final Rosslyn Sector Plan Update. The framework lays out the vision and broad recommendations for how the community would like to see the area improve. It focuses on upgrades to parks and open spaces, transportation, improved urban design, and developing a new building heights policy. Its adoption is a key milestone in the long range Realize Rosslyn community planning process.
April 09, 2014

John Vihstadt's swearing-in: Friday, April 11, 3:30 p.m.

Mr. Vihstadt will be sworn in at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, in the County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA. The public is invited to the swearing-in ceremony and it will be broadcast live on ATV (Arlington TV, Comcast 25 / Verizon 40); you can also watch the live stream online.
April 09, 2014

CORRECTION: No date, time, yet set for Vihstadt's swearing-in ceremony

The date and time for swearing-in newly elected County Board Member John Vihstadt will be determined after the results of the special election held Tuesday, April 8, 2014 are certified.
Arlington Reads 2014: Authors Ann Beattie, Richard Ford
April 02, 2014

Arlington Reads 2014: Authors Ann Beattie, Richard Ford

Arlington Reads 2014 takes on the engrossing fiction of a complicated generation with “Dazed and Confused: Two Great Writers on Boomer Angst,” featuring, in person, Ann Beattie and Richard Ford.
April 01, 2014

Arlington Debuts ConnectArlington Expansion

Arlington has announced the expansion of its ConnectArlington program. This next phase of the project brings Arlington businesses the opportunity to connect at speeds infinitely faster than currently available anywhere in the Capital region. ConnectArlington now provides direct, dedicated dark fiber with the highest levels of security to provide unprecedented opportunities for secure collaboration with the nation’s top defense and research agencies, including the Pentagon. This connectivity brings Arlington’s technology infrastructure to the forefront of not only the region, but the entire country.
Arlington Opens State-of-the-Art Fire Training Facility
April 01, 2014

Arlington Opens State-of-the-Art Fire Training Facility

The public is invited to an open house of ACFD's new tactical training facility -- Saturday, April 5, from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., to tour the new facility and view live demonstrations. The new facility provides Arlington County with significant advancements and more realistic training scenarios specifically tailored to the County’s needs.
March 26, 2014

Columbia Pike Streetcar Will Generate $3.2-4.4 Billion Over 30 Years

A new study of the Columbia Pike streetcar’s projected return on investment shows a multi-billion dollar benefit to Arlington and Fairfax Counties, far surpassing the project’s estimated capital cost.
March 24, 2014

Media Alert: County Manager Briefing on Columbia Pike Streetcar Return on Investment Study

Arlington County Manager Barbara Donnellan invites the media to a briefing on the new return on investment study for the Columbia Pike streetcar.
March 18, 2014

Investigation Continues into South Arlington House Fire That Killed Two

Fire Marshals and the Arlington County Police Department , with support from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), continue to investigate the cause of a fire that claimed two lives Saturday, March 15 at 1913 South Langley Street.
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