SAN DIEGO – For those who subscribe to the conventional wisdom that the nation’s public-education system is a mere shadow of what it once was, former Fairfax County Superintendent Daniel Domen… Comments (1)
Arlington Public Schools opens registration March 5 for summer-school programs.
The mandatory retirement age for state judges would increase from 70 to 73 under legislation approved by both houses of the General Assembly.
Interesting news as two major organizations in the region continue their efforts to recruit a new leader.
Ready for more? The D.C. area is under a winter weather advisory from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
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The State Board for Community Colleges has certified four finalists for the position of president at Northern Virginia Community College, with the goal of announcing a successor to Robert Templin Jr. by the end of March.
Saturday night brought a big disappointing double whammy of defeat: the Wakefield Warriors as the boys and girls basketball teams had their seasons end with losses in the 5A North Region Tournaments.
Arlington County Crime Solvers recently paid out a $650 reward in connection with an arrest made by the Arlington County Police Department.
The Yorktown High School band placed 2nd in the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival High School Jazz Band Competition, receiving a cash prize of $500.
The Yorktown High School Symphonic Band and Percussion Ensemble have been invited to perform at the 2015 Music for All National Festival, presented by Yamaha, the nation’s most prestigious festival for school instrumental music ensembles.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for parts of Northern Virginia through 3 a.m. Monday as sleet and freezing rain coat the region.
Nearly 500 women and men attended “Red Dress Day,” hosted by the Arlington chapter of The Links Inc. and other chapters throughout the metropolitan area.
Homes sales across Virginia in January took a dive from strong December results, but remained ahead of the sales pace of a year before.
SAN DIEGO – As the moments ticked down before announcement of the 2015 National Superintendent of the Year was made, Arlington schools’ chief Patrick Murphy on Feb. 26 found himself enjoying a rare moment of solitude off to the side of a cavernous ballroom at the San Diego Convention Center.
Arlington County Board members say there are enough prospective benefits in the mix to not dismiss the possibility of adding toll lanes and, perhaps ultimately, even widening Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway.
Arlington County Board members on Feb. 24 gave themselves a pat on the back after Arlington received the “Best Advocacy Win” award from the Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
This item would have more relevance had Arlington not scrapped its proposed streetcar system, but yesterday, in addition to walking so much that my ankles filed a restraining order against me, I spent a lot of time on the San Diego Trolley system.
The Arlington Republican Women’s Club represents more than 100 Republican women activists in Arlington County.
SAN DIEGO – Before the sun goes down over the Pacific this evening, Arlington Superintendent Patrick Murphy will learn whether he will reign as 2015 National Superintendent of the Year.
Candidates for Arlington County Board and School Board are expected to formally launch bids at the monthly meeting of the Arlington County Democratic Committee, to be held on Wednesday, March 4 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Walter Reed Community Center.
Arlington leaders in early March expect to host the mayor of one of Arlington's Sister Cities.
News of interest from across Arlington this week.
So it's 10:15 a.m. on the East Coast, a little late for blog-posting, but only 7:15 here in San Diego, where we will know this afternoon if Arlington Superintendent Patrick Murphy is named National Superintendent of the Year.
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Having won conference and region races in her previous meets, Suzanne Dolan did one better on an even bigger stage, to cap her successful 2014-15 high school campaign.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News of business and economic development across Arlington this week.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
Homes that went to closing across Arlington in January took their sweet time getting there, according to new figures.
They'll soon have the authority to hire an internal auditor, but will Arlington County Board members actually do the hiring?
County Board members on Feb. 24 approved raises of 3.4 percent for the three employees under their control.
Arlington County Board members on Feb. 24 agreed to expand the Park and Recreation Commission from 13 to 15 members.
Gov. McAuliffe recently honored the 13 Virginia educators selected as recipients of the 29th annual Outstanding Faculty Award for excellence in teaching, research and public service.
Serious crimes across the Metro system hit a five-year low in 2014, according to new figures.
“Flying across the desert in a TWA, saw a woman walking across the sand/ She was walking 30 miles en route to Bombay, to meet a brown-eyed handsome man/ Her destination was a brown-eyed handsome man.”
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for most of Northern Virginia, and a winter storm warning just south, for snow late tonight into Thursday morning.
County Board members on Feb. 21 voted unanimously on contracts to improve roadways and bus stops adjacent to the Crystal City Metro station.
Arlington County Board members on Feb. 21 agreed to spend $688,710 to purchase a single-family property on 18th Street North for incorporation into Benjamin Banneker Park.
County Board members on Feb. 21 confirmed an agreement between the county government, Dominion and Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority that will add 9,900 square feet to the Four Mile Run Community Garden.
A brewing battle over what community amenities can be shoehorned into a parcel in western Rosslyn is emblematic of ongoing struggles highlighting both limited space and limited funding available to the Arlington County government.
Supporters of the much-maligned Artisphere arts center will have one last shot to convince County Board members not to shut the Rosslyn facility’s doors forever.
A “scoping meeting” for the public to provide design ideas for improvements to Nelly Custis Park will be held on Monday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Aurora Hills Library.
More than 450 community leaders are expected to gather on Saturday, March 14 at Historic Terminal A of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for Leadership Arlington’s annual Monte Carlo Night.
The Woman’s Club of Arlington will host a prayer breakfast on Monday, March 9 at 10 a.m. at the organization’s clubhouse, 700 South Buchanan St.
The Cancer Resource Center at Virginia Hospital Center hosts a number of free support groups throughout the month. For information on upcoming programs, call (703) 558-6913.
It’s not looking good for state Sen. Adam Ebbin’s measure to have the Virginia General Assembly pass the federal Equal Rights Amendment.
Two Virginia State Police troopers were injured Tuesday when they were struck by out-of-control vehicles in separate incidents on interstates 66 and 95.
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