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Passing through the TV channels about 7:10 p.m. last night, I stumbled on the WUSA-TV (Channel 9) news. And the anchors threw it to a reporter at the White House for a story about a planned “National Day of Rage” event from a group of activists.
Four Virginia institutions of higher education made the 2014 list of the 500 best colleges and universities on the planet, compiled annually since 2002 by the Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Arlington Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson was ready to go, but the U.S. Supreme Court wasn’t.
Arlington government officials are moving forward with their plans to set up telephone and Internet hotlines for staff members to report waste, fraud, abuse and wrongdoing.
The League of Women Voters of Arlington has joined the “ice-bucket challenge” to raise funds and awareness in the battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
When it comes to their recent voting patterns, residents of Arlington precincts within the 48th House of Delegates district sure seem to be all over the place.
Arlington County Registrar Linda Lindberg said the only major headache for her staff during the Aug. 19 House of Delegates special election was the number of voters who didn’t live in the 48th District, but wanted to cast ballots.
The unofficial start of the Arlington general-election campaign is set for Tuesday, Sept. 2 as the Arlington County Civic Federation hosts its annual forum for candidates.
How do contenders in the upcoming Arlington County Board race view the results of the 48th District House of Delegates special election?
For those keeping score at home, only three times in the 18 months Sun Gazette World Headquarters has been located in McLean have I waddled over to Wok-n-Roll to get Chinese takeout for lunch.
The same-sex-marriage shindig slated for tomorrow in Arlington is off.
Democrats retained the 48th District House of Delegates seat Aug. 19, as voters opted to send Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. to Richmond in a special election called to fill the seat of Bob Brink.
Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. is headed to Richmond with Medicaid on his mind.
News of interest from across Arlington this week.
More news of interest from across Arlington this week.
Granted, I had no idea what I was talking about – nothing unusual there – but two days before yesterday’s special election, I threw out a guess of 54% for Rip Sullivan, 46% for David Foster in the 48th District.
Their ancestors were on opposite sides of the Civil War. But they have come together in a common goal: To restore Arlington House, the Custis-Lee Mansion.
The Arlington County Treasurer’s Office saw its efforts at finding, and seizing, vehicles that had unpaid personal-property taxes hit a new record in the fiscal year that ended June 30.
Calvary United Methodist Church has welcomed Matthew Smith as its new minister. He began service on June 25.
Virginia Beach ranks first in the commonwealth and 32nd in the nation as best for first-time homebuyers, according to a new ranking from WalletHub.
The Reevesland Learning Center will host a community celebration saluting the 114th anniversary of the birth of Nelson Reeves on Sunday, Aug. 24 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Reevesland Farmhouse, located adjacent to Bluemont Park.
Voters in the 48th House of Delegates district can cast ballots from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today in the special election called to choose a successor to Del. Bob Brink, who retired in June.
News of business and economic development in Arlington this week.
News of crime and punishment 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.
In normal times, Democrats should have little to fear about the result of today’s special election for the 48th District House of Delegates seat that was vacated seven weeks back by Bob Brink.
Members of the 2014 Leadership Arlington Youth Program selected the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN) as the recipient of the class’s annual gift.
Arlington’s tax-delinquency rate hit another historic low during the fiscal year that ended June 30, and the county’s new treasurer has plans to squeeze it down even further.
The early departure of Sally Baird from the Arlington School Board has led board members to reconsider their opposition to making a short-term appointment to help fill out their ranks.
The children’s section of Arlington Central Library recently became the repository of the fruits of a year-long effort turning non-native-English-speaking students at Long Branch Elementary School into published authors.
Here’s a quiz: What former Arlington Democratic office-holder might be thinking about making a run for County Board in 2015, even if – and perhaps especially if – incumbent Democrats Walter Tejada and Mary Hynes opt to seek re-election?
It was a perfectly routine pregnancy – until just minutes before delivery. Then things started to go wrong in a hurry for Margaret Maloney and her soon-to-be-born daughter, Charlotte.
Alexandra Gartner, a rising senior at the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program and the student adviser to the Friends of Arlington’s David M. Brown Planetarium, spent a week of her summer at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, where she worked alongside NASA engineers and scientists to design the first human mission to Mars.
The Aug. 15 filing deadline came and went with no additional candidates for two special elections to be held concurrently with the Nov. 4 general election.
Arlington School Board member Sally Baird will resign Aug. 22, leaving the board down to three members - and potentially setting the stage for an appointment to fill a previous vacancy.
A change-of-command ceremony for Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall will be held at Conmy Hall at Fort Myer on Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 10 a.m.
Arlington Fire Chief James Schwartz is slated to participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on the morning of Aug. 20.
Drivers, keep an eye out: An estimated 1,000 motorcyclists will be heading eastbound on Interstate 66 between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. today via the Dulles Toll Road before heading southbound on Route 110 to Pentagon City.
Encore Learning will present historian and biographer Richard Norton Smith discussing “Ranking the Presidents: Ten Rules to Judge a President” on Monday, Aug. 25 at 3 p.m. at Central Library.
The Arlington-based Fenwick Foundation has been awarded grants to continue its programs in support of service-disabled U.S. veterans and their caregivers.
Candidate Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. says he will not take campaign contributions from the political-action committee of energy giant Dominion. If the Democrat wins election to the 48th House of Delegates seat – and sticks to his pledge – that would make Sullivan unique among the seven-member Arlington delegation in Richmond.
The Rosslyn business corridor has surpassed Crystal City . . . but not in a good way.
The Virginia Education Association has endorsed Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. in the 48th District House of Delegates race.
The Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation plans to move forward with an effort to bring a weekly farmers’ market to the Fairlington Community Center.
United Airlines has announced plans to introduce seasonal service to several domestic and international destinations from Washington Dulles International Airport.
George Mason University’s School of Management has a new name: the School of Business.
George Mason University is seeking sponsors for “Take a Patriot to Work Day,” a job-shadowing initiative to be held in early November.
Deadlines are approaching for those who wish to participate in the 2014 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
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