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Confirmed Case of Measles, Could You Have Been Exposed?

The Arlington County Public Health Division (ACPHD) was notified of a confirmed case of measles in a person who visited a grocery store in Arlington while contagious.

“Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

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General Assembly’s Ongoing Efforts to Protect Air Quality

Air Quality


Fighting Fraud for Older Americans

Seniors

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Refuge from the Searing Heat: Rising Hope Mission Church

Refuge from the Searing Heat: Rising Hope Mission Church

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Heat Wave Grips the Area, Amplifies Heat Islands

Neighborhoods impacted by poverty and which have a high percentage of minority residents average several degrees hotter because of the absence of trees.

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Environmental Stewardship: Making a Difference

County recognizes residents who participate in the environmental stewardship.

County recognizes residents who participate in the environmental stewardship.

One Year Anniversary of FastLabs Alexandria

One Year Anniversary of FastLabs Alexandria

Community Engagement Begins for Noise Study on Communities South of DCA

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May Pang to Appear with Her Photos of John Lennon

May Pang to Appear with Her Photos of John Lennon

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William ‘Bill’ Gimblett

Former mental health counselor dies at 81; memorial set for July 14.

Former mental health counselor dies at 81; memorial set for July 14.

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Fallen Vietnam Veterans Honored

Plaque unveiled at Gadsby’s Tavern.

Plaque unveiled at Gadsby’s Tavern.


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Matilda!

Children’s musical celebrates end of school year.

Waltzing Matilda!

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Sheriff’s Office, ICE Square Off

Springfield rapist of Herndon child sentenced; found to possess child sexual abuse material says U.S. Attorney’s Office.

A June 27 press release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia, reported that a “Honduran national who raped a 13-year-old victim was sentenced to five years in prison for receiving child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and assaulting a federal officer.”

Car Seat Inspections on July 18

Parents may get their children’s car seats inspected on Thursday, July 18, from 5-8:30 p.m., outside the Sully District Police Station.


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Highlights of Virginia LCV’s Scored Legislation Patroned by Lawmakers of the Fairfax County Delegation to the General Assembly

LCV’s positions and governor’s actions.

Gov. Youngkin vetoed 201 bills in 2024, including bipartisan environmental protection legislation. Virginia LCV classified scored legislation into five categories: energy and climate, good government, land conservation, land use and transportation, and water quality. Virginia LCV provided its position, whether supporting or opposing the bills, and compared such against Gov. Youngkin’s actions, whether he signed the bills into law or vetoed them.

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Virginia League of Conservation Voters 2024 General Assembly Conservation Scorecard Released

Fairfax’s state legislators sweep the Scorecard’s honor roll.

Of the 22 elected officials in the Virginia General Assembly who represent all, or a portion of, the citizens of Fairfax County, 19 achieved a perfect score of 100 percent, earning the honorary title of "Legislative Hero” from the Virginia LCV. The remaining three achieved a near-perfect score of 95 percent, earning them the title of "2024 Legislative Leader."

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Moving from Lawns to Eco-friendly Gardening

With evolutionary advantage, native plants have adapted natural defenses to local challenges like drought and pests.

With evolutionary advantage, native plants have adapted natural defenses to local challenges like drought and pests.


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Local Author Does Book Signings and Promotional Events

After ‘My Time with General Colin Powell’ hit the shelves last year, road trips, signing events and smiles.

Local author

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Small and Mighty

Little League Softball makes history with state tourney appearance.

Little League Softball makes history with state tourney appearance.

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