April 23, 2013
Arlington County honored 19 Notable Trees and their caretakers at today’s Board meeting, bringing the total number of Notable Trees to 265. The Notable Tree Program is an initiative of the Arlington Beautification Committee that recognizes residents who maintain and preserve outstanding trees.
April 09, 2013
The County's Commission on the Status of Women is accepting applications for the 2013 Mary Marshall Memorial Scholarships. The deadline for applications is May 1, 2013. Scholarships range from $1,500 to $2,000. Graduates of Arlington high schools who plan on attending Northern Virginia Community College to pursue public service careers can apply.
February 28, 2013
On Thursday, March 7, the Arlington County Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will honor the 2013 Arlington County Women of Vision for their commitment and leadership in the Arlington community. The 2013 winners are: Dr. Katharine Panfil, Denise Hart, and Linda Denny. Angela Guzman has been named a rising star.
February 27, 2013
Arlington County will honor a number of individuals who have made extraordinary efforts to support those with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The public is invited to the ceremony on Tuesday, March 5, from 8:30-10:30am at the National Science Foundation Atrium, 4201 Wilson Blvd.
January 10, 2013
The Crystal City Sector Plan, a long-range vision crafted jointly by community members and County government, has won the American Planning Association’s 2013 National Planning Achievement Award for Innovation in Economic Planning and Development.
November 27, 2012
More than 6,000 Arlingtonians voted for their favorite local businesses and venues in the 2012 People’s Choice ABBIE Awards. The awards, presented by Arlington Economic Development, honor Arlington’s Best Businesses in categories ranging from Best Brunch to Best Community Nonprofit.
November 27, 2012
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Two community groups and two outstanding individuals were selected as winners of the 2012 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award, the Arlington Human Rights Commission announced.
November 14, 2012
VPoint, a mixed-use development in Clarendon funded through a unique partnership between Arlington County and the faith community, has been named the "Best Affordable Housing Development" at the 2012 Governor's Housing Conference.
October 17, 2012
The Columbia Pike Neighborhoods Area Plan, the County’s most ambitious long-term planning effort to preserve affordable housing, has won the 2012 Benjamin Banneker Award for Outstanding Social Commitment and Community. The prestigious regional award is presented annually by the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Planning Association.
September 25, 2012
Do you know an Arlington resident, community group, non-profit organization or business with significant human rights achievements? Now is your chance to nominate that special person, organization or business for an award that acknowledges their contributions to our community.