Arlington News

Zinga! Frozen Yogurt Appears Closed

Zinga! Frozen Yogurt has closed in Arlington’s Williamsburg Shopping Center, though it’s not immediately clear if the closure is permanent. The froyo shop closed last week, and a “for lease”…

Arlington Triple-Aaa Bond Rating Reaffirmed 

For the 20th year in a row, all three credit ratings agencies have reaffirmed Arlington County’s debt ratings of Aaa/AAA/AAA -– the highest possible rating. Arlington is one of just 48 counties in the United States,…

County Board Accepts More COVID-19 Relief Funding

The Arlington County Board today accepted more than $3 million dollars in additional federal aid to support low-to-moderate-income residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aid included more money for housing…

Armed Robbery Suspects Elude ACPD in Wild Chase

A group of armed robbery suspects managed to flee into D.C., eluding a phalanx of Arlington police cruisers after being chased across the county. The incident started around 7:30 this…

Police Pursue Armed Robbery Suspects

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Arlington County Police Department’s Homicide/Robbery Unit is investigating an armed robbery that led to a vehicle pursuit on the morning of October 16, 2020. At approximately 7:31…

More Early Voting Locations to Open Saturday

Four new early voting locations will open in Arlington this weekend. The Aurora Hills, Langston-Brown, Madison and Walter Reed community centers will all be open for early voting, starting at…

LavaBarre Steps Back from In-Studio Classes

The future is uncertain for the boutique barre fitness studio LavaBarre in Rosslyn. The gym at 1510 Clarendon Blvd announced on Instagram earlier this week that it would no longer…

Forty New COVID Cases Reported in Arlington Today

Arlington has reached a nearly two-month peak in the rolling seven-day average of new daily coronavirus cases. Forty new COVID-19 cases were reported in the county overnight, bringing the pandemic…

Crime Report: October 16, 2020

This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding…

Del. Lopez to Get Primary Challenger in 2021

A new candidate is poised to provide a primary challenge to Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington) from his left. Karishma Mehta, a “preschool teacher, community organizer and daughter of immigrants,” said…

Church Seeks Extension for Delayed Pool Plan

The Macedonia Baptist Church in Green Valley is asking for a three-year extension on its plan to build a new community swimming pool. The church at 3412 22nd Street S. owns…

Crime Report: October 15, 2020

This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding…