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  • Arlington rookie police officer fired for shooting unarmed teen
    Arlington rookie police officer fired for shooting unarmed teen
    Within seventy-two hours of the devastating events of last Friday morning, Brad Miller, 49-year-old rookie Arlington, Texas police officer, was fired for fatally shooting 19-year-old Christian Taylor. Arlington Police Chief Will Johnson said at a...
  • Butter Chardonnay
    Finally Truckin' into the Grateful Red
    Wine shops can be intimidating. The fancy set up, the tastings that make you feel obligated to buy the wine just because you tasted it, and the worst of all…..the hovering salesman. After the first time you've been asked if you need...
  • The 2015 SMASH competition and awards
    The 2015 SMASH competition and awards
    “My love working with kids was the genesis for the SMASH contest. The SMASH stands for Sports, Math and Scientific Hypothesis and is the name that my son Michael invented. We are huge Washington Capitals fans and enjoyed watching the series...
  • President William Taft
    William Taft served as President and Chief Justice
    Born into the powerful Taft family on September 15, 1857, William (Big Bill) Taft was the son of Alphonso Taft and Louisa Torrey. Alphonso was a descendent of the Robert Taft I, the first Taft in America who settled in Colonial Massachusetts....
  • Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev
    Miss America to be presenter at ACM Awards
    Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev will be among presenters at this year's Academy of Country Music Awards ceremony, pageant officials announced Friday. The event is scheduled to be broadcast Sunday on the CBS Television Network from 8 p.m. to...
  • 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...
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