The State of NoVa: Arlington County


Posted at 05:12 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Fairfax, Loudoun and Arlington top the rankings as three healthiest counties in Virginia

New national study considers many health factors, finds NoVa healthiest.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:12 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Fairfax County, Loudoun County | Tags:  Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Arlington County, Virginia Department of Health, health rankings

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Rain, erosion from Sandy did not harm NoVa water

Utilities were ready for heavy rain and erosion

By Donna Peterson  |  01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County | Tags:  Potomac River, Northern Virginia water, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012

Arlington’s approach to streetcars, Artisphere, murals shine light on county’s management style

County’s support for streetcars and the arts is attracting closer looks.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:59 PM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Government | Tags:  Arlington County, Columbia Pike streetcar, Artisphere, Wag More Dogs, Libby Garvey

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012

Arlington, Falls Church receive funds to prevent stormwater runoff to Chesapeake Bay

Grants will help homes, businesses control stormwater runoff

By Donna Peterson  |  05:20 PM ET, 09/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Falls Church | Tags:  Arlington County, Falls Church, Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund, Chesapeake Bay, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, stormwater runoff

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012

The rich State of NoVa: Loudoun, Fairfax, Arlington top wealthiest counties list (with P.Wm., Alex. rising)

And both Prince William and Alexandria saw big jumps in 2011.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, Alexandria

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 08/30/2012

VIDEO: Arlington robbers spook themselves, run away from 7-Eleven holdup

Before this 7-Eleven robbery could get started, a firecracker scared the gunman into fleeing.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:11 PM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Crime | Tags:  Arlington County, attempted robbery

Posted at 05:09 AM ET, 08/14/2012

Arlington seniors unleash flash mob at county fair

VIDEO | Led by Ms. Senior Virginia 2012, seniors bust a move to the Black Eyed Peas at the Arlington County Fair.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:09 AM ET, 08/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington County, Arlington County fair, senior citizens, flash mob, Kathy Fanelli

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 08/13/2012

Arlington County taking lead in curbing runoff to Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay

The county is the first in NoVa to submit proposals to the EPA, but Fairfax is close behind.

By Donna Peterson  |  02:08 PM ET, 08/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Fairfax County | Tags:  Chesapeake Bay, Arlington County, Potomac River, pollution, runoff

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012

Fairfax joins Arlington, approves streetcar in Baileys Crossroads

A short, uncontroversial segment will start in Skyline, run through Baileys Crossroads and connect with Columbia Pike.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 08/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Fairfax County, Arlington County | Tags:  Fairfax County streetcar, Arlington County streetcar, Bailey's Crossroads

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012

Arlington trolley project facing serious pushback

Many think articulated buses would be the better option for Columbia Pike.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Development | Tags:  Arlington County, streetcars, trolleys

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Housing costs trouble many Arlingtonians

The biggest problem facing Arlingtonians, by many measures, is the cost of housing.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, Northern Virginia, housing