December 04, 2013
The Arlington School Board and the Arlington County Board will recognize five individuals and groups as Fall 2013 Connect With Kids Champions. The honorees include Arlington residents, Arlington County government employees, and Arlington Public Schools employees.
December 03, 2013
Leslie Alden, Richard Cobb, Thomas Kelley and Margaret Patterson are this year’s winners of the 2013 James B. Hunter Human Rights Award. The awards will be presented at a public ceremony and reception from 7-9 p.m. on Thursday, December 12, 2013 in the Arlington County Board Room, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., Third Floor, Arlington, VA. The public is invited to this free event.
November 19, 2013
Three Arlington businesses take home multiple awards Thousands of Arlingtonians cast online ballots for Arlington’s Best Businesses ARLINGTON, Va. – Once again, thousands of Arlingtonians voted for their favorite local businesses and venues in the ...
October 08, 2013
Do you know an Arlington resident, community group, non-profit organization or business with significant human rights achievements? Now is your chance to shine a light on that special person, organization or business that has made a difference.
September 06, 2013
For the fourth consecutive year, Arlington generated more tourism spending than any other county in the Commonwealth. Arlington spending increased 3.9 percent compared to 2011, supporting nearly 24,000 jobs and providing nearly $76 million in local tax revenues.
August 27, 2013
Arlington has been named #34 of the top U.S. cities for meetings and events according to Cvent, a leading cloud-based enterprise event management platform. The Arlington travel and tourism industry supports nearly 24,000 local jobs and generates more than $73 million in local tax receipts.
July 31, 2013
Arlington County’s start-up think-tank, Mobility Lab, received the President’s Award this morning at the Association for Commuter Transportation Annual International Conference.
June 20, 2013
Arlington Public Art has been honored by the Americans for the Arts Public Art Network with a 2013 Year in Review “Top 50” designation for its project Echo. Submissions were judged on artistic excellence, innovative quality of concept, and appropriateness to site context. More than 350 public art projects from around the nation competed for the honor. Located in Penrose Square, Echo was inspired by the Three Sisters Radio Towers, formerly located near Columbia Pike and Courthouse Road South.
May 21, 2013
The Arlington County Board today honored eight Outstanding County Volunteers for their efforts to strengthen the community and enhance the services the County government delivers. The services provided by Arlington volunteers are valued at over $7.5 million. The County Board also honored four Connect with Kids Champions.
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.