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Mother’s Day Reflection: Our Mothers Had Few Rights, Much Courage

Reflecting on mothers from a different era

All my friends were losing their mothers, and this year, it was my turn.

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Arlington’s Tree Canopy in Need of Another Study?

Tree canopy planning is integral to county environmental issues.

Arlington’s Civic Federation, also known as CIVFED or the ACCF, wants the County Board to fund a new tree canopy study.

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The Cicadas Are Coming! The Cicadas Are Coming!

Hold off planting young trees or watch them carefully.

There’s a buzz going around in the tree-loving circles, pun intended, that the emergence of cicadas could be an issue for trees, especially recently planted young saplings.

Yorktown High Holds School-wide Assembly Honoring Black History

Ask yourself how you may have contributed to racism and do better, students say.

Marguarite Gooden told the group of over 1,200 Yorktown High School students at an assembly Feb. 26 that as one of two Black students in her class at Yorktown, she was called a “jungle bunny” — among other things — by her classmates.

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Restorative Justice Inching Forward in Arlington

Restorative Justice will work to gain the trust of residents from all neighborhoods.

When Kimiko Lighty hears Arlington residents commiserating on a listserv about how many cars had been vandalized and no one was doing anything about it; or how a woman was harassed by a group of maskless teens who coughed in her face, implying they were spreading COVID, and sped away laughing; then hears how these teens should be punished instead of “going through a restorative justice process,” it suggests to her that what we are doing now isn’t working.

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Johnson and Johnson Jab at Lubber Run – Arlington County at its Best

Some residents got emotional as they walked into the community center.

”Smoke got in my eyes” as I walked into the Lubber Run Community Center for my Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month

Women push for earlier diagnosis and treatment.

Liz, an Arlington resident who had been abroad doing research, returned to Arlington in November 2019 for a conference, and while riding in the car with her mother, was doubled over in pain.

Arlington Rotary Club Launches Drive for Thrive

Give to the Rotary Club by Feb. 28 to double your impact.

If there was ever a time Arlington Thrive was crucial in the lives of Arlington residents, it is now, in the 12th month of the Covid-19 crisis.

A Thanksgiving Like No Other, But Gratitude is on the Menu in Arlington

There won’t be a Turkey Bowl in Hall’s Hill this year, for the first time since most residents can remember.

Election Officers in Arlington Protect the Votes

Action was slow at the community center because of early voting.

As precinct chief, Caroline Klam has been watching over elections in Arlington for a long time.

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