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Planning for the future of downtown Arlington continues this month with a meeting scheduled for Feb. 11 to present initial ideas for one of the town’s signature areas.

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Over the course of 2019, Marysville residents saw a nearly 9 percent reduction in crime. Over the course of the past four years, crime in the city has gone down 19.45 percent. 

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The Arlington Fire Department has improved their fire protection services over the last five years according to the Washington Survey and Rating Bureau.

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The Arlington Police Department recognized residents, volunteers and employees for their contributions supporting the mission of the department. They presented awards during a ceremony that took place Jan. 24 at the Byrnes Performing Arts Center. The following people were recognized:

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It should be no surprise that our northwest climate is perfect for growing all kinds of berries. Simply look around at the omnipresent and noxious Himalayan Blackberry, and one can easily deduce that berries will grow with little effort on our part. The presence of vast commercial fields of …

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Customers of Arlington’s water, sewer, and stormwater utilities will see no increase in their utility bill in 2020. At the Tuesday, Jan. 21, Council meeting, the Arlington City Council voted unanimously to cancel a planned 2020 rate increase for water, sewer and stormwater utilities, the eig…

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Arlington City Council member Joshua Roundy resigned on Jan. 11 and applications are now being accepted to fill the vacancy.

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The future of the Arlington Community Resource Center was uncertain but now it appears Volunteers of America Western Washington will step up to run the organization.

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The Marysville Rotary honored Marysville-Pilchuck High School student Zachary Schalo with their Rotary Service Award on Jan. 23.

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Local groups are asking volunteers to help get an accurate count of the number of local homeless people for this year’s Point-in-Time Count on Jan. 23.

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With freezing temperatures and snowfall predicted for this week in Western Washington, local officials are preparing to deal with any inclement weather.

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Marysville began to implement some of their bigger picture ideas last year and hopes to continue this year according to Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring.

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Arlington's annual Santa Run for 2019 ended on Dec. 15 with 11,391 pounds of food collected and a record breaking $2,213 in monetary donations for the Arlington Community Food Bank.

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The Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors requested in 2018 that Snohomish County and the city of Arlington begin collecting school impact fees in 2019. Washington state public schools are permitted to request that counties and cities impose fees on new residential construction within …

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A new community event titled “Stronger Together” is currently being planned for Saturday, May 16, 2020. The planning committee is seeking groups to provide multi-cultural entertainment.  We are also inviting cultural and equity groups to have a presence at the event. 

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The community’s giving spirit is bringing Christmas joy to hundreds of children this holiday season. The Marysville Community Food Bank would like to thank everyone throughout the Marysville, Tulalip and Lakewood communities for making this year’s Holiday Toy Store a success.

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Families came down for a powwow and holiday gifts as part of the Christmas Powwow put on by Tulalip Youth Services and the Marysville School District on Dec. 14.

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On a recent Friday morning, Tom King was volunteering for the Marysville Community Food Bank picking up items from a local supermarket. He's spent five years helping the food bank. 

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Long-time airport volunteer Bruce Angell was recognized for his work at the Arlington Municipal Airport with the Airport Person of the Year award for 2019.

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Two replacement levies will be on the ballot this February for the Lakewood School District that would help fund extra-curricular activities and educational programs, technology improvements and facilities maintenance.

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Mary Levesque and Mike Ray were sworn in as new board members during the Dec. 9 Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors meeting. Levesque represents district area 4 which includes parts of downtown Arlington and Gleneagle. Ray represents district area 1 which includes Arlington Heights a…

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At its Nov. 25 meeting, the Arlington Public Schools Board of Directors voted to maintain the current Educational Programs and Operations Levy tax rate at $1.50 per $1,000 of assessed value for 2020. The board is required to certify the tax amount to Snohomish County each year in November. T…