Category Archives: Headlines

Tweetalong? Japanese Media fly to Arlington to see first hand APD’s use of Twitter

Many people in the community have come to hear the term “Tweetalong” over the past several months. It was a term that APD coined starting in December with the department’s first-ever virtual ridealong showcasing Police Chief Theron Bowman and highlighting the agency’s driving while intoxicated enforcement efforts. Since the Tweetalong…

Karen VanWinkle Named Airport Manager

Karen VanWinkle has been named manager of the Arlington Municipal Airport. VanWinkle served as Assistant Airport Manager from 2008 to 2011 and has been Interim Manager since January 2012.  “I’m very pleased to have been named the Airport Manager, said VanWinkle. “Arlington Municipal is a vibrant, successful airport and it’s…

Calling All Cover Pets!

Bring your camera and creative skills to a City of Arlington park for the 2013 “Pets in the Parks” Calendar photography contest benefiting Arlington Animal Services (AAS). Now through June 30, 2012, you may visit the AAS Photobucket Page and upload your favorite photo of your pet taken in one of Arlington’s…