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Aladdin the Camel Brings Christmas Cheer

Camel

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Medical Facilities Expand in the Kingstowne Area

Virginia Hospital Center cuts ribbon on new office alongside other Kingstowne additions.

Medical Center

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Supervisors Approve Good Faith Funding for Police & Firefighters

Fiscal Year One Impacts: $33 million for police and $24.7 million for firefighters and paramedics

Funding


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Meadowood Pastures Still Wait for Hero Horses

Will they ever come?

horses

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Bah, Humbug!

LTA’s A Christmas Carol is a holiday delight.

“Dickens himself was a rags-to-riches story and wanted his fellow Victorians to celebrate mankind and be charitable to those in need.” — Director Jonathan Mulberg

“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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NOVA Parks Commemorates Winkler Founder

Celebrates first year of successes at 44-acre conservation gem

NOVA Parks, the City of Alexandria, and its public schools, commemorated philanthropist and environmentalist Catherine Winkler Herman, founder of the Winkler Botanical Preserve, with the unveiling of a new permanent sign on the grounds on Nov. 28.

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‘Soil Your Undies’ Campaign

Learn more about the dirt under your feet

The battle against pollution, and against the Northern Virginia Soil and Water Conservation District’s own anonymity, requires some creative approaches to getting their message out and generating interest. One of those recent efforts is a challenge called “Soil Your Undies.”

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Police and Emergency Responders Honored at 18th Annual Tribute

Twenty-eight outstanding police officers and first responders from Fairfax County and Fort Belvoir were recognized at the 18th annual Police & Firefighters Tribute hosted by Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce and presented by Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.


Be Warmer, Healthier and Save Money this Winter

Need help with your heating costs? You may be eligible to receive help through two energy assistance programs that are currently accepting applications.

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Fundraiser for Earp’s Ordinary this Weekend

Fairfax City comes together to support new music venue.

More than 20 musicians will perform Friday night, 5 p.m. start; Saturday, noon and 5 p.m. starts; and Sunday, noon start.

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Letters to Santa

Santa wants to hear from you. A special mailbox has been set up just for your Santa letters.


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Triple the Goal

Supporters of Animal Welfare League of Arlington turn out for Giving Tuesday.

At a time when so many people across the country – even in Arlington, Va. – are facing more financial challenges, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington (AWLA) set a “modest” goal for its Giving Tuesday fundraiser.

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New Partnership to Provide Affordable Housing

Melwood and Wesley Housing have partnered to convert a current Arlington Melwood property into an affordable and inclusive housing project combined with programs and services for people with disabilities. This project is located at 750 23rd Street S in Arlington.

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Reentry Council Sponsors Winter Giveaway Event

Coats, hats, clothes and footwear were in demand at Walter Reed Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 2 at the Arlington Community Reentry Council’s Winter Giveaway Event.


Home Explosion after Flares Fired

It could be the video of the year, an Arlington house engulfed in a fireball, then blowing up with all the pieces of the house propelled high in the air.

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Madison Ends Season 13-2

Coach proud of team that never gives up.

Almost a year ago the same teams matched up for a showdown in the VHSL Class 6 State Championship. This year the two teams met in the state semifinal game on Saturday 12/02.

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Former Centreville High Teacher Writes Children’s Book

Partial proceeds will aid Maui wildfire relief.

Falling snow can be a magical thing – beautiful, exciting and ethereal – especially to a child. But for 5-year-old Kiki, who lives in Hawaii, it’s only a dream.


Supervisors Approve Good Faith Funding for Police & Firefighters

Fiscal Year One Impacts: $33 million for police and $24.7 million for firefighters and paramedics

“Many of the commitments that are in this, that we are expecting the county executive to include in his budget proposal to us, are things likely we would have done anyway.” — Chairman Jeff McKay (D)

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Food Lines Resemble Bread Lines of Great Depression

2,000 people in need show up for help.

“The need was great — at one point, people were lined up around the block waiting to receive canned food, dry goods, fresh produce, and winter clothes.” — Herndon Vice Mayor Clark Hedrick

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