The oldest school building in Arlington remains the red-brick edifice built in 1891 on current-day South Arlington Ridge Road.
Author: Charlie Clark
My neighbor Richard Sullivan is proud of his front yard’s 60-foot oak and maple trees he planted from county-supplied seedlings 40 years ago.
The well-envisioned Black Heritage Museum of Arlington is again seeking a home.
The county’s sleekest new school was named “Cardinal Elementary” after three years of accelerated construction and controversy over names and boundary changes affecting the greater neighborhood of Westover.
Force of habit, my reading of the candid new memoir by bold-face broadcaster Katie Couric homed in on things Arlington. In her multi-media rollout of “Going There” launched Oct. 26, the hometown girl who became “America’s sweetheart” justifiably name-drops personages from her famed, if hyped, journalism career.
The frightening job losses imposed by the pandemic are perhaps harshest on one group among the vulnerable: day laborers.
The Spanish word for “Reunion” is “Reencuentro.” That was the catchword at Central Library on Oct. 16 among celebrants at the first annual “Latinos in Arlington” gathering of speakers, musicians and Latin-flavored offerings via food truck.
“Conduct Us!” instructed the sign held up at this August’s county fair by Scott Wood, artistic director of the Arlington Philharmonic.
community up to any when it comes to providing aid to desperate Afghan refugees. With the Defense Department now providing temporary housing to some 50,000 at multiple military bases (Fort Lee in Virginia), Arlingtonians are pitching in to share life’s basics while the new arrivals go through screenings.
Whether the county board pursues “Missing Middle” housing to allow duplexes and quadruplexes in pricey neighborhoods appears central in this November’s election.