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Potomac Home Sales: June, 2024

In June, 2024, 56 Potomac homes sold between $2,500,000-$670,000.

Potomac Home Sales: June, 2024

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Seniors Quilt Keeps History Alive

History is kept alive in many ways—through historical novels, ballads, folklore passed down through the generations. For one group of Arlington seniors, local history of the now closed Lee Center is being kept alive through the display of a quilt they pieced together in 2000.

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Too Many Deer in Arlington — Now What?

The recent debate about deer management in Arlington has aroused some mixed emotions about the best method to cut back the deer population or whether it is needed at all.


Allow Virginians To Use IRS Direct File

IRS recently opened Direct File to all 50 states after successful pilot; Virginia participation requires further action by Youngkin Administration and General Assembly

Good Shepherd Housing School Supply Drive Underway

Monetary donations are also crucial.

The Good Shepherd Housing School Supply Drive is underway, a crucial initiative that will directly impact the lives of children in need. The nonprofit organization is collecting backpacks and school supplies for the 2024-2025 school year and would like to receive all donations by Aug. 1.

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Artists Share Work at Pathway Homes’ Arts Exhibit

Pathway Homes hosted an Artist Reception as part of its 11th Annual Summer of the Arts Exhibit, where Pathway Homes’ residents who have mental health challenges showcase and sell their own art, poetry, and crafts.


Free Scoops of Gelato on ‘Sundae’ July 21

Celebrate Dolcezza’s 20th Birthday and National Ice Cream Day

Dolcezza will give away thousands of free scoops of gelato on ‘Sundae’ July 21 to celebrate its 20th birthday, which is also National Ice Cream Day.

Confirmed Case of Measles, Could You Have Been Exposed?

The Arlington County Public Health Division (ACPHD) was notified of a confirmed case of measles in a person who visited a grocery store in Arlington while contagious.


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The Tradition Goes On at Lyon Village

The usual red, white and blue banner is unfurled across the street and held aloft by many of the regulars at the beginning of the parade. GJ Carten, a long-time participant, remembers the Lyon Village picnic started in 1972, and the parade was added in 1980.

“Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

Fighting Fraud for Older Americans

Seniors


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Heat Wave Grips the Area, Amplifies Heat Islands

Neighborhoods impacted by poverty and which have a high percentage of minority residents average several degrees hotter because of the absence of trees.

Heat

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More on Herndon/Comstock Redevelopment Project

Town Manager Ashton resigns.

Town Manager Ashton resigns.


NVFS Looks for Assistance with School Supply Drive

Participate now through July 24.

Participate now through July 24.

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Environmental Stewardship: Making a Difference

County recognizes residents who participate in the environmental stewardship.

County recognizes residents who participate in the environmental stewardship.

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Sheriff’s Office, ICE Square Off

Springfield rapist of Herndon child sentenced; found to possess child sexual abuse material says U.S. Attorney’s Office.

A June 27 press release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Virginia, reported that a “Honduran national who raped a 13-year-old victim was sentenced to five years in prison for receiving child sexual abuse material (CSAM) and assaulting a federal officer.”


Car Seat Inspections on July 18

Parents may get their children’s car seats inspected on Thursday, July 18, from 5-8:30 p.m., outside the Sully District Police Station.

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Highlights of Virginia LCV’s Scored Legislation Patroned by Lawmakers of the Fairfax County Delegation to the General Assembly

LCV’s positions and governor’s actions.

Gov. Youngkin vetoed 201 bills in 2024, including bipartisan environmental protection legislation. Virginia LCV classified scored legislation into five categories: energy and climate, good government, land conservation, land use and transportation, and water quality. Virginia LCV provided its position, whether supporting or opposing the bills, and compared such against Gov. Youngkin’s actions, whether he signed the bills into law or vetoed them.

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