All neighbors are invited to the Independence Day ice cream social on Monday, July 4, beginning at 7:30pm at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N. Montague St. A neighborhood tradition since 2002, the event is co-sponsored by BMCA and the Church. Free ice cream, toppings, and water are provided. Neighbors may choose to bring
The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Summer General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, June 13, beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. Meeting agenda: Libby Garvey, Arlington Board Chair – Arlington County issues Captain Patrick Donahue, Arlington Police Department First District Commander – recent crimes in the neighborhood and traffic law enforcement
**** Draft, June 13, 2016 – AS OF YET NOT APPROVED, PENDING DISCUSSION AND VOTE AT NEXT BMCA MEETING *** Motion: The BMCA recommends that the County extend the Wilson Boulevard lane reconfiguration project from North Manchester Street westward to the County Line, or at least past Livingston Street. Rationale: • The lane reconfiguration for
Generating some post-Earth Day momentum, our BMCA, Arlington Master Naturalists, and Skaters for Arlington Skate Park volunteers pulled a pile of newly sprouted invasives — particularly garlic mustard — and hauled out a considerable amount of trash. Thankfully, the weather held and the moist ground made it that much easier to pull up the plants.
The Boulevard Manor Civic Association (BMCA) held a meeting on May 2, 2016 to review the final plans for our priority Neighborhood Conservation project for Bluemont Park. Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, presented the final design details of our NC project for our review and formal approval. NC Project for Bluemont Park –
Neighborhood Meeting to finalize the Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park Monday, May 2 at 7 pm at Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street This special neighborhood meeting will start promptly at 7:00 pm with the following agenda: Neighborhood Conservation Project for Bluemont Park – Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will present
Powhatan Springs – Invasive Removal and Trash Cleanup – Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10-12 AM – Please Come!
Trust we won’t have another snow shower, cold wind and rain — Please join us on Saturday, May 7, from 10AM-noon as we continue rehabilitating the woods at Powhatan Springs Park. Arlington Master Naturalists will join us. We will be removing garlic mustard, any other remaining invasives, and trash. We will have some bags for
Impromptu Invasives Removal and Trash Pick up on Rt. 50 Shoulder Sunday, February 21, 2016, 10 AM to 12 PM
Sorry all, I was a bit slow to appreciate how accommodating the weather would be this weekend. Too early to do serious yard work around the house at my end, so I thought 10-12 AM might work for some without other plans to do some preliminary invasive clearing off trees on the Rt 50 shoulder
Dear neighbors— The Boulevard Manor Civic Association will hold its Winter General Meeting at the Church of the Brethren, 300 N Montague Street, on Monday, February 22 beginning promptly at 7:00 pm. Meeting agenda: Carla de la Pava, County Treasurer, is our featured speaker Kathy von Bredow, RLA, Arlington County Parks and Recreation, will present design details and schematics for
Rt. 50 Shoulder Restoration and Beautification Project Taking Shape!! Thanks to the efforts of our hardy volunteers, we planted some 29 native species saplings last Saturday on the Rt. 50 shoulder. The cedar, sumac, holly, and redbuds should do well in the shoulder and overshadow the stakes in a few years. A main problem in