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While seeing the traditional downturn from a month before, Virginia’s real estate market showed strong year-over-year performance in July, with sales up 13.3 percent from 2014 figures and prices also higher.
The Arlington County government will host a bus tour of affordable-housing properties across the community on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
The Arlington County government has published a new guide that ranks bicycle routes based on ease of use.
Efforts by Arlington election officials and the county government to provide a road map addressing the needs of voters in urbanizing communities have won national attention.
The Center Hiking Club will host an Arlington History Bike Tour on Saturday, Sept. 12 beginning at 9 a.m. at the top of the escalator at the Ballston Metro station.
’Twas good news this week for Democratic Arlington County Board nominees Christian Dorsey and Katie Cristol, who each received endorsements from the political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors.
September will bring a renewed push as an Arlington government advisory panel gets into the weeds on the proposal to redevelop Ballston Common Mall.
The Virginia Department of Transportation on Sept. 10 will hold a dedication ceremony for the new Washington Boulevard bridge over Columbia Pike, to be known as Freedmans Village Bridge.
A community update on a proposed land swap between the county government and Virginia Hospital Center will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 7 p.m. in the Hazel Auditorium at the hospital, 1701 North George Mason Drive.
The Arlington Committee of 100 has announced plans to hold a County Board candidate forum on Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the evening at Marymount University.
The annual Arlington County Board Auction and Dinner, sponsored by the Arlington County Democratic Committee, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 3 at Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Blvd.
A reception for the 19 artists whose work is displayed at Northern Virginia Community College’s third annual art show will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale campus.
News of interest from across the community.
More news of interest from across the community.
From the Sun’s history column: Back in the day, an Arlington real-estate salesperson had sent a cable to German dictator Adolf Hitler, appealing for peace as the planet geared up for a sequel to World War I.
Having cheated death before, a direct Metrobus line from Rosslyn to Washington Dulles International Airport again is on the chopping block.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News of interest from across Northern Virginia.
Varun Datta graduated from Stone Bridge High School in 2013 with big dreams. He went to James Madison University to study marketing in the hopes of one day joining NBC’s executive team in New York City.
The District of Columbia ranks 138th out of 150 American cities as far as the ability to enjoy a financially secure and mentally stimulating retirement, according to a new survey, while some Virginia communities do appreciably better.
A dedication ceremony will be held today to formally name the Interstate 395 overpass at South Glebe Road as the “Trooper Jacqueline Vernon Memorial Bridge.”
The Arlington Partnership for Children, Youth & Families is seeking nominations for its fall 2015 crop of “Connect with Kids Champions.”
We reported yesterday that Mary Ann Moran will be honored with the 2015 William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award, presented by the Arlington Community Foundation.
Mary Ann Moran will be honored with the 2015 William T. Newman Jr. Spirit of Community Award, presented by the Arlington Community Foundation.
The political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors has endorsed Democrats Katie Cristol and Christian Dorsey for County Board.
State Sen. Barbara Favola recently was honored by the Autism Society of Northern Virginia.
Arlington has been named the third-most-walkable community of its population group in a survey conducted by the Redfin real estate brokerage.
With 5-5 records the past three seasons, a bar of consistency has been set by the Bishop O’Connell Knights high school football team.
The League of Women Voters of Arlington will host a community forum – “Medicaid Expansion: Who Benefits?” – on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Arlington Department of Human Services headquarters, 2100 Washington Blvd.
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.
A long, long, long time ago, I got a call out of the blue from the editor of a daily paper in Jersey City, N.J., asking me if I wanted to take a job there.
The Arlington County Civic Federation will hold its annual candidates’ forum on Tuesday, Sept. 8 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Hazel Auditorium at Virginia Hospital Center.
The median sales cost of condominiums and cooperative apartments across the Washington metropolitan area in the second quarter of 2015 was relatively flat from a year before, but remained well above the national average, according to new figures.
Say you have saved enough to put down 5 percent of the purchase price on a home, and have found a banker willing to extend credit. How much will you need to earn to afford the property?
Northern Virginia Community College will no longer charge tuition to the 2,700 students who take dual-enrollment courses at 55 high schools throughout Northern Virginia each year.
In an effort to enhance Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s overall security, the base on Aug. 22 implemented a new traffic pattern for those entering Fort Myer through the Hatfield Gate (along 2nd Street South in Arlington).
The Richmond Times-Dispatch put out a clarion call over the weekend, demanding reform in the way Virginia selects state judges.
Two of the seven Arlington members of the General Assembly delegation head into election season with endorsements from the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s political-action committee.
The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s monthly breakfast series continues on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Busboys & Poets in Shirlington.
Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia will host “Red, White & Home,” a celebration of its 25th anniversary, on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Highway in Centreville.
Members of the Girl Up club at Wakefield High School recently celebrated the signing of the Girls Count Act into law.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for its annual Scholar’s Cup mini-golf tournament, to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 16 from 3:30 to 7 p.m. at Upton Hill Regional Park.
The Literacy Council of Northern Virginia recently offered an eight-week, intensive English-language pilot program at Arlington Mill Residences, an apartment complex of the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing.
Drivers along Washington Boulevard in Arlington now have a massive mural calling their attention to the American flag, part of a national effort that now has reached 49 of the 50 states.
Survey Says: Comstock Most Conservative, Kaine and Beyer Least So Among Va. Delegation: U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock (R-10th) has the most conservative voting record among members of the Northern Virginia congressional delegation, while U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is least likely to see his votes align with conservative priorities, according to a new ranking.
The Arlington Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB) on Aug. 19 deferred until November action on a proposal from the county government for changes at the historic Reevesland farmhouse on Wilson Boulevard.
Macedonia Baptist Church will host an inaugural 5K race and one-mile run through the historic Nauck neighborhood on Saturday, Sept. 19 at 8 a.m. at the church, 3412 22nd St. South.
Let me admit up front that when I heard the new earlier in the week that an American flag and the POW/MIA flag had been ripped down from a flagpole at American Legion Post 139 on Washington Boulevard in Arlington, I thought it must have been a case of a sloooooooooooooowwwwww news day for the Northern Virginia press corps(e).
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