Skip to main content

The Latest

  • Mother accused of burying baby after boyfriend stomped her to death
    Mother accused of burying baby after boyfriend stomped her to death
    Police have charged an Arlington, TX mother of helping her boyfriend dispose of her 19-month-old baby's body after he allegedly beat the child to death over the weekend.Alexis Botello, 17, is charged with fabricating and/or tampering with...
  • Friends of the Arlington Planetarium start their 2014-15 year of events
    Friends of the Arlington Planetarium start their 2014-15 year of events
    “Welcome to the Arlington Planetarium,” said Maria Dittrich, one of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium opening up the Friends’ first weekend of programming first event for 2014-15 school year. “After...
  • Trolley folly moves forward in Virginia city
    Trolley folly moves forward in Virginia city
    An opponent says it’s “a long way from being done,” but a controversial streetcar project with a ballooning $560 million price tag got another push from the Arlington County Board on Tuesday.Rolling over objections from...
  • Choochokam, Langley's Festival of the Arts on Whidbey Island.
    Escape to these 5 cool summer towns for fun and sun in the Pacific Northwest
    Unlike cities in other parts of the country, Seattle doesn't get so miserably hot that people feel the need to flee. But there's something refreshing about heading out to a small town in the summer. I grew up in Arlington, located in the...
  • Ongoing efforts against invasive plants in Arlington
    Ongoing efforts against invasive plants in Arlington
    In recent years, various civic and environmental groups in Arlington have been taking strides to rid the county of invasive plants.In particular, Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) routinely sponsors events at which volunteers remove...
  • Arlington National Cemetery wins national historic status
    Arlington National Cemetery wins national historic status
    Arlington National Cemetery Historic District has officially been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The National Park Service (NPS) announced it had approved the application last week. The cemetery, in Arlington, Va..across the...
  • Box turtles of Arlington
    Box turtles of Arlington
    Box turtles are among Arlington’s indigenous wildlife, and the annual Turtle Trot at Bluemont Park is held in large part for their benefit.As Arlington has become more urbanized in recent decades, the county’s turtles have become more...
  • Arlington Cemetery: Walk among the prominent, significant and interesting
    Arlington Cemetery: Walk among the prominent, significant and interesting
    Drexel Hill’s Arlington Cemetery offers visitors walking space to reflect. With 130 acres of historic grounds, grand trees and stone walls, it is for and part of the community in which it prominently sits in remembrance of the past.Some were...
  • Arlington’s Greenhouse opens to the public in time for your Easter flower orders
    Arlington’s Greenhouse opens to the public in time for your Easter flower orders
    Easter is time for sharing spring flowers with loved ones, in person, to brighten a family lot, as well as, to liven your home or office. The greenhouse at the Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill showcases the finest Easter flowers grown in the...
  • Bald eagles in Arlington
    Bald eagles in Arlington
    Fittingly enough for a community directly adjacent to Washington, D.C., Arlington has witnessed the growing population of bald eagles in recent years.A bald eagle has been observed taking up residence in Arlingwood, a North Arlington neighborhood...
  • Oso Mudslide
    108 people missing in Oso mudslide, Washington state mourns
    108 people are missing or unaccounted for in the Oso mudslide. This tragic information comes from Monday (March 24), as 108 people are now on the list that rescue personnel are working with. According to an updated report from King 5 News on...
  • Animal cruelty
    Cat near D.C. found sprayed with BBs
    A stray cat in Northern Virginia is recovering after being found with more than 30 BB pellets in his body, the Animal Welfare League of Arlington said Feb. 14.In Arlington County, a suburb of Washington, D.C., a resident discovered the male buff...
  • Iowa home fire kills 5, all burnt beyone recognition.
    Iowa home fire leaves 5 dead: All burned beyond recognition in horrific blaze
    An Iowa home fire left firefighters with the gruesome task of removing five charred bodies from a home reduced to a pile of ashes in the small rural city of Arlington. The bodies were burned beyond recognition and they were sent to the medical...
  • Detour on Four Mile Run Trail until spring
    Detour on Four Mile Run Trail until spring
    As of December 2, a short stretch of the Four Mile Run Trail has been closed in order to accommodate the demolition of an abandoned railroad bridge.This stretch lies along the Arlington/Alexandria border, near where the Four Mile Run Trail meets...
  • Freelance - The Way To Freedom
    Saving Money Hiring Freelancers in Arlington
    Hiring can be a challenge, especially in a competitive market like that of Arlington, Virginia. Good people can be hard to come by, and when you find them, the costs can be enormous. One great way to save money on those costs and enhance your...