Shirley Ruhe

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Everyone Loves a Good Parade in Arlington

Police cycles lead the parade down Four Mile Run Drive with antique cars wedged in the middle and two Arlington County fire engines, with sirens blaring, bookending the rear.

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Stand Up and Be Counted in Arlington

Arlington’s Census Palooza II hosts tables at Barcroft Apartments, Buckingham Gates of Ballston Community Center and Green Valley Charles Drew Community Center on Saturday, Sept. 12.

Around Arlington

Five New Voting Sites—The Arlington County Board approved five satellite offices for early voting in the Nov. 3 Presidential election in order to offer more opportunities for voting during the coronavirus pandemic.

Don’t Rain on This Parade in Arlington

It’s on. It’s off. It’s on. It’s raining.

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New Ordinance Targets Groups of Pedestrians in Arlington

Action to prevent COVID spread in high-traffic areas

Arlington takes coronavirus restrictions seriously.

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6,509 pounds Fills the Cruisers to Overflowing in Arlington

AFAC says need is greater than usual during pandemic

“Customers are comin’.”

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Cooking for Their Own Wedding Leads to Restaurant, Catering in Arlington

Finding the BBQ way in the pandemic with summer supper series and more.

Joe “Hogmaster” Newman picks up a glistening pink crawfish from a pile of crawfish and snaps off the head.

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Nothing Stops Farmers...or Their Customers, in Arlington

Farm market vendors turn on a dime to adapt to the times.

Shopping bags are lined up at six-foot intervals at the Lubber Run Farmer’s Market at Barrett Elementary on Saturday morning at 8 a.m.

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Plan Ahead: The Election is Closer Than You Think

Local officials urge voting absentee.

Many things in what we used to call “normal” life have changed, but the election is still only three months away.

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Yes, Some Places Are Irreplaceable in Arlington

Sam Torrey Shoe Service closes after 55 years.

The cubbies and shelves that normally would hold over 500 shoes, purses and other items are now mostly empty as Sam Torrey Shoe Services prepares to close on Friday, July 31.

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