October 22, 2014
The Intelligent Community Forum has named Arlington one of the world’s Smart21 Communities of 2015. The County is one of only four communities in the United States to achieve the honor, which recognizes economic and social improvements. This is the fourth time Arlington has achieved the Smart 21 designation.
September 23, 2014
The Arlington County Board today recognized four outstanding Arlington properties for the quality of their landscaping and the serenity they bring to their neighborhoods.
September 15, 2014
Arlington has been named to the top 10 of the Top 100 Best Places to Live from Livability.com.
August 19, 2014
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.
July 19, 2014
Today the Arlington County Board honored eight local students – 2014 recipients of the Mary Marshall Memorial Scholarships. All scholarship winners attend Northern Virginia Community College and have committed to pursuing careers in public service. Each student will receive a $2,400 scholarship.
June 17, 2014
The Arlington County Board today honored ten outstanding employees of Arlington long-term care residences, who provide the day-to-day care for residents of nursing homes and assisted living residences in Arlington.
June 11, 2014
The Congress for New Urbanism has awarded Arlington County’s Columbia Pike Initiative, designed to transform the Columbia Pike area to a walkable mixed-used main street, its 2014 “Best Corridor Plan.”
May 16, 2014
The Coalition for Smarter Growth honored Arlington County Board Member J. Walter Tejada on Thursday, May 15, 2014, for his efforts to advance the community’s vision for transforming Columbia Pike into a more transit-oriented corridor while preserving its diversity and affordable housing stock.
May 02, 2014
The community is invited to the May 13 Recessed County Board meeting, where the Arlington County Board will honor seven individuals and two teams for their outstanding service to the community. Additionally, all volunteers whose service benefits an Arlington County program are invited to the Annual Volunteer Appreciation Celebration on Monday, June 23 at Arlington Mill Community Center.
April 22, 2014
The Arlington County Board today honored the 2013 Bill Thomas Outstanding Park Service Volunteer Award winners during the Board's April Recessed Board Meeting. Keith Fred, a dog park advocate, and Peter Jones, an avid gardener, won individual awards. Arlington Regional Master Naturalist (ARMN) won the organizational award in recognition of their support for Arlington’s natural environment for the past seven years.