Greater Good and Yes!
In the latest in our series spotlighting local businesses, Senior News Producer Anim Osmani visited Capitol Square in East Arlington to meet a couple of women who didn’t let a little old pandemic get in the way of their ambitions to open their very own shops.
Battle Road Byway
Arlington’s rich history is receiving new recognition. Reporter Isabel Litterst spoke with Arlington’s Director of Economic Development, Ali Carter and the President of Arlington’s Historical Society, George Parsons, about some exciting news that puts Arlington on the map in a new way.
No Vote-By-Mail Option
The state legislature provided vote-by-mail options for the November election, enabling anyone, including those with COVID-19 concerns, to vote by absentee ballot. That legislation is set to expire at the end of March. Ella Ward shares what this means for Arlingtonians voting in April, as well as the broader importance of local elections.
Pandemic Brings Increased Mental Health Struggles
The CDC has reported a significant rise in mental health struggles during the pandemic, particularly for people of color and for younger populations. ACMi’s Inyeong Kim met with clinicians at the Arlington Youth Counseling Center to get their take from this particular front line in the battle with COVID-19.