Category Archives: Community

Prescription Drug Collection Event is April 28

Arlington residents can safely dispose of any unused prescription medications at the National Prescription Take-Back Initiative on Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m.  The event is conducted in cooperation with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), which will ultimately discard whatever medications the city collects. There will be…

The Fishing Librarian at a Naturally Fun Neighborhood Near You!

The Fishing Librarian will make his 2012 debut on Saturday at the Naturally Fun Neighborhood Family Fishing Adventure at Randol Mill Park.  The Fishing Librarian is an Outdoor Superhero donning a fishing vest instead of a cape.  His superpowers include teaching fishing and encouraging reading among people of all ages.  He made…

A Cat’s Tale – Using Technology to Find Lost Pets

In May of 2011, Anna Poland, a former City of Arlington employee, adopted a beautiful black and burgundy long hair cat from Arlington Animal Services (AAS). At the time of the adoption, the three-year old cat received a microchip implant for animals consisting of a tiny identifying integrated circuit, placed under her…