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News of business and economic development across Arlington this week.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.
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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.
Arlington residents are banding together to form a cooperative co-op effort, aiming to leverage their collective buying power to “go solar” together and obtain discounts.
Home-school athletes saw a big victory in the General Assembly last week.
Entries are now being accepted for the third annual Arlington Student Film Festival, which is open to students from county public elementary, middle and high schools.
Arlington homeowners may feel it’s like adding insult to injury: County Board members on Feb. 21 voted to advertise a higher real estate tax rate for the coming year, which if adopted would add to an already record-setting tax burden.
So long as Gov. McAuliffe puts his signature on it, County Board members soon will have the authority to appoint a government auditor responsible directly to them.
Arlington County Board members plan to hold a work session March 10 to parse a task force’s study of affordable-housing options in the community.
A measure by state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) prohibiting a person who has been convicted of stalking or assault from possessing or transporting a gun in Virginia has been killed by a Senate committee.
Twas a little surprising – nay, disappointing – that the two “renegade” members of the Arlington County Board joined with the ruling troika Saturday to advertise a real estate tax rate up 1.5 cents from the current rate.
A measure by state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) to eliminate the prohibition on some felons’ receiving public assistance fell short in the state Senate.
The Arlington Commission on Aging is seeking individuals interested in applying for a seat of the commission, whose members are appointed by the County Board.
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Update, 12:30 p.m. Sunday: As temperatures climb today into the mid 40s, the remnants of Saturday’s over-performing snow and ice storm are rapidly melting.
Gov. McAuliffe on Feb. 13 appointed former U.S. Rep. Jim Moran to the Fort Monroe Authority, the state-government entity planning the future of the U.S. Army facility in Hampton Roads that was decommissioned in 2011.
The “Faith, Food and Fellowship” series at Clarendon United Methodist Church continues on Thursday, Feb. 26 with a program on the work of the United Church of Macedonia.
A seminar on “Decluttering and How to Organize Your Life” will be held on Saturday, Feb. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Central Library.
Arlington School Board members on Feb. 19 approved the final design and construction timetable for a $20.85 million expansion to McKinley Elementary School.
Reid Goldstein, a veteran community school-system activist, has become the first candidate to announce plans to seek the School Board seat of Abby Raphael.
Add the name of Christian Dorsey to the contenders who have filed statements of organization with county election officials, a required step on the road to running for County Board.
Arlington School Board members on Feb. 19 honored their clerk and deputy clerk for their continuing service to the school system and community.
The General Assembly has approved a joint resolution honoring Arlington native Joan Trumpauer Mulholland for her efforts as “a courageous civil-rights activist and advocate for equality and justice.”
Total spending would rise, but per-student costs would decline for the first time in five years, under the $561.1 million fiscal 2016 school budget proposed by Superintendent Patrick Murphy.
Owners of single-family homes in Arlington would pay an average of $424 more in real estate taxes this year to fund the $1.156 billion fiscal 2016 county board to be formally presented by County Manager Barbara Donnellan on Feb. 21.
The General Assembly has saluted the Arlington County Police Department and Arlington County Fire Department, each of which is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2015.
The House of Delegates on Feb. 13 voted 96-0 in support of a measure by state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) requiring the Virginia Board of Education to adopt regulations on the use of seclusion and restraint in Virginia’s public schools.
Charles “Chuck” Stipancic Jr. has been elected chairman of the Washington Airports Task Force. He succeeds David Whitestone.
News of interest from across Arlington this week.
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