Morning Notes | ARLnow – Arlington, Va. local news

Blooming trees and the canine park at Gateway Park in Rosslyn (staff members picture by Jay Westcott)

Animal Shelter at Potential — “Our puppy kennels are at ability (each solitary kennel is occupied)… but what about your residence? That additional seat on your sofa guaranteed would be a ton cuter with a furry pal curled up on it.” [Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Fox 5]

Parents Peeved at Trainer Transfer — From an online petition with practically 500 signatures: “Dr. Sharon Gaston has labored at Taylor Elementary school for 12 many years as the direct reading through professional. For the past 11 decades she was appointed underneath 2 different principals as their designee. This past university calendar year she used to be the principal and sad to say was passed around. The new principal… is transferring her to a large faculty. Why? We want answers.” []

APS Announces New Principals — “So joyful and very pleased to announce that Ms. Frances Lee has been appointed as the up coming principal of Ashlawn Elementary! She is at present assistant principal of Escuela Important.” “At the April 28 Faculty Board conference, the College Board appointed Ms. Bridget Loft as the new Swanson principal. Her appointment is powerful Might 3.” [Twitter, Arlington Public Schools]

New Japanese Eatery at Shopping mall Food items Court — “Sarku Japan… The major and most successful Japanese Speedy Support Restaurant chain in the US is coming! Appear celebrate the grand opening of Sarku Japan at Manner Centre at Pentagon Metropolis. Sample their well-known signature rooster teriyaki at the foodstuff court.” [Twitter]

Arlington Guy Sentenced for Bias Assault — “A guy from Arlington, Virginia, was identified responsible and sentenced Friday for a loathe criminal offense assault on two Latino design workers back in 2019. A decide sentenced Kurt Madsen, 53, to 540 times — nearly a calendar year and a half — in jail, but suspended his phrase to time served as prolonged as he completes two several years of probation. Ahead of his demo, Madsen put in 160 times in jail.” [WTOP, U.S. DOJ]

Police Memorial Ceremony Prepared — “The yearly Arlington County Peace Officers Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, May perhaps 10 at 8 a.m. at the Arlington County Justice Heart, 1425 North Courthouse Road… The public is invited the function also will be stay streamed through the county government’s Facebook web site.” [Sun Gazette]

Metro Starting off to Get Electrical Buses — “New details of Metro’s Zero-Emission Bus Changeover Approach, introduced at this week’s meeting of the Board of Directors, outlines how the company will transition to a zero-emission bus fleet like testing and analysis, infrastructure and facility upgrades, and procurement initiatives.” [WMATA]

It is Monday — Partly cloudy in the course of the day. Substantial of 76 and very low of 61. Dawn at 6:10 am and sunset at 8:03 pm. []

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