Anthany-Jay Van Volkenburg, 10 and his stepbrother Alex Nelson, 15, grabbed rollers and joined in with the Arlington Graffiti Brigade to paint over tagging along a fence on 31st Avenue Oct. 8. The boys were just riding by on their bikes, and when they learned what the group was doing, they stopped and volunteered. Said Brigade leader Vikki McMurray, “I was just absolutely thrilled that young people want to be involved.” (Marysville Globe)

Anthany-Jay Van Volkenburg, 10 and his stepbrother Alex Nelson, 15, grabbed rollers and joined in with the Arlington Graffiti Brigade to paint over tagging along a fence on 31st Avenue Oct. 8. The boys were just riding by on their bikes, and when they learned what the group was doing, they stopped and volunteered. Said Brigade leader Vikki McMurray, “I was just absolutely thrilled that young people want to be involved.” (Marysville Globe)

Volunteers in Arlington fight graffiti one stroke at a time

“The faster you cover graffiti over, the less likely it is to return,” the police chief says.

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