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Ay-yay-yay: We are just six weeks away from the start of graduation season, which begins with local college and university commencements, then continues on with high-school ceremonies until everything is wrapped up in late June.
The Pentagon City Center was evacuated Friday after a bomb threat was called in to the main office around 12:30 p.m. Police issued an all-clear about 2:45 p.m.
Jennifer Landis-Santos, a workshop facilitator, program coordinator and mental-health therapist for the Arlington County government, on March 25 was honored as Arlington’s recipient of the 2015 “Allies in Prevention” award Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia.
Arlington Republicans could embrace the bid of independents for County Board, should they fail to nominate candidates of their own.
He’s going – though not yet gone – but Del. Rob Krupicka still wants to hear what’s on the mind of his constituents.
Not since Mary Matalin teamed up with James Carville has there been a political “odd coupling” much odder than Matthew Hurtt and the Arlington Young Democrats.
April 2 at 7 p.m. is the deadline for Republican candidates to seek their party’s nomination for County Board or constitutional offices.
The Arlington-based nonprofit Linden Resources recently received five refurbished computers, part of a commitment of 20 that will be donated as part of a grant program started by David Isaacson, president and founder of TMI (Technology Management Inc.).
An opening reception for Marymount University’s annual Student Art and Design Exhibition was held March 25 at the Barry Gallery, located in the Reinsch Library on the university’s main campus.
The annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the commander of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, will be held Sunday, April 5 at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News of business and economic-development across Arlington.
In this case, “AMI” stands not for Anna Maria Island, home of the McCaffrey Gulf Coast compound, but rather area median income, that phrase that gets thrown around a lot in affordable-housing talk.
Twenty-two custom-designed stained-glass windows serve as the centerpiece of the first renovation to the Sacred Heart of Mary Chapel in its 62-year history on the Marymount University campus.
At Carlin Springs Elementary School, fourth-grade teacher Hilary Sigal doesn’t need a bus for her latest field trip. Walking through the school’s hallways is transformed into a teachable moment, now that her class is armed with iPads.
A split County Board has directed County Manager Barbara Donnellan to take a fresh look the possibility of accepting advertising on Arlington Transit (ART) buses and at stops.
Four Arlington Public Schools students received national awards in the annual Scholastic Writing Awards program, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers.
Dr. Ann Kennedy, a teacher at Arlington Mill High School, gave the keynote address to a group of educators from Pakistan who are taking part in the U.S. Department of State’s International Research and Exchange program.
Dr. Michelle Picard, the English-language supervisor for Arlington Public Schools, has been named recipient of the James D. Mullins Leadership Award by the Virginia State Reading Association.
Those traveling on Interstate 66 inside the Beltway are being asked to take special care, now that commuter buses are using shoulder lanes to bypass congestion.
First came the Parkulator. Then iPark. And now: EasyPark.
Northern Virginia Media Services, the parent company of the Sun Gazette, has been awarded the contract to publish the Belvoir Eagle, the weekly newspaper that serves the Fort Belvoir Army installation in southeastern Fairfax County.
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.
The ArtStream folks, who provide opportunities for adults with developmental and intellectual challenges to shine on stage, have a new production that opened last week and continues through Saturday at Gunston Arts Center in Arlington. We had a story up yesterday.
If tap water across parts of the local area smells and tastes a little hinky in coming weeks, there’s a reason.
Arlington County Board members on March 23 got their first formal look at a two-years-in-the-making affordable-housing study, which will go out for public review before coming back later in the year for board action.
The Arlington County government is embarking on a new survey to see how residents view government services.
A new, three-part series about cancer, “The Emperor Of All Maladies,” starts off with a jolt.
Five Arlington Public Schools students have received Gold Awards in the National Scholastic Art Competition, sponsored by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
Leni Bronstein, a Spanish teacher at Williamsburg Middle School, has been named 2015 regional teacher of the year by the Southern Conference on Language Teaching.
Friends of Rosslyn Highland Park, a civic-action group, is planning a rally on Saturday, March 28 at 10 a.m. as part of its effort to protect the parkland from development.
A panel of four experienced candidates for local office will share tips and ideas for those seeking to run for County Board, School Board and General Assembly during a forum on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. at Shirlington Library.
Not since ol’ Boomer went to that great Fancy Feast Emporium in the Sky some years back has Casa de Scotty seen such a loss.
Imagine that the biggest school dance of the year came with a script by Agatha Christie, music by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Bob Fosse.
More professional-development opportunities and greater student access before and after school and during lunch are among recommendations to improve Arlington’s school libraries.
Arlington School Board members on March 19 approved conceptual-design plans for a 27,000-square-foot addition to Abingdon Elementary School.
The Ball-Sellers House – the oldest building in Arlington – opens to the public for the 2015 season on Saturday, April 4.
Former Sun Gazette president and CEO Ryan Phillips is leading a new venture in the newspaper business.
It was a random conversation on a bus that led Tirron Davis into the embrace of the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN).
Wedding disk jockey Rick Rohn of Martinsburg, W.Va., often drives an electric vehicle to gigs in Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania and takes advantage of publicly available charging stations sprouting up across the region.
Year-over-year unemployment in the Washington region declined in January, part of an overall trend across the nation.
Senior Arlington Public Schools staff are recommending that the proposed spring school-bond sale be scaled back, so the school system will not have to be paying interest on funds for projects that are not yet ready to go.
The 2015-16 school year will start on Sept. 8 and end June 22-24, under the calendar approved March 19 by School Board members.
County Board members on March 17 made the following appointments to advisory boards and commissions.
If it all wasn’t so painfully cringe-worthy, the saga of one of Virginia’s state legislators would be highly entertaining. And the, ahem, merriment shows no signs of abating.
With the calendar ticking down to the June 26 opening of the Fairfax 2015 World Police & Fire Games, organizers continue their efforts to build community interest for a global event that is second only to the Summer Olympics in numbers of participating athletes.
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