A coalition from the left and the right of the political spectrum came together during the 2015 General Assembly session to win action for those who were forcibly sterilized while in the care … Comments (0)
With support from Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, two Arlington-based non-profits are joining forces to support young single mothers and their children.
It sesems a little ludicrous to put out a 45-day projection that lists the likely high and lows, weather conditions and chances of varying types of precipitation for every single one of those days, but that’s what AccuWeather does.
The Animal Welfare League of Arlington on March 2 launched “Paws and Read,” a new initiative designed to improve the literacy of local schoolchildren by having them read books to cats.
Arlington’s READY Coalition will host “What to Expect When You’re Expecting A Teenager,” a free event for the community, on Wednesday, March 11 at 7 p.m. at Kenmore Middle School.
The Arlington Committee of 100 will host historian and author Charles Clark at its monthly meeting, to be held on Wednesday, March 11 at Gerard Phelan Hall on the main campus of Marymount University.
The Democratic field could be fixed at five in the race to find successors to Arlington County Board members Walter Tejada and Mary Hynes.
Synetic Theater has announced plans for a five-production 2015-16 season, featuring new works and remounts designed to “create unforgettable visceral experiences for every audience.”
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is seeking individuals and teams to participate in Volunteer Arlington Day, to be held on Tuesday, April 21.
And you thought nobody had noticed that those in the Washington area work hard!
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) has been announced as keynote speaker for the annual dinner and awards program of the Arlington County Civic Federation.
The Arlington Free Clinic has launched an expanded dental-care program for its patients.
UrbanArias, the local area’s contemporary-opera company, will present a world-premiere production of “Blue Viola” with performances March 20-29 at the Artisphere.
Members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to advertise a tax rate unchanged from the current year. While that means most homeowners likely will be paying more, it at least avoids “Arlington syndrome” - when the Arlington County Board advertises a HIGHER rate than a year before, on top of higher assessments.
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Sleet and rain are changing to snow across most of Northern Virginia late this morning, and road conditions are deteriorating.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce’s 10th annual “Opportunity Works” capital campaign kicked off March 3 with a burst of enthusiasm and a 1920s-era theme.
U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) will be the guest speaker at the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s monthly breakfast, to be held on Saturday, March 14 at 8:30 a.m. at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington.
John Grant has been tapped to serve as director of the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s School Board caucus, set for May 14 and 16.
Michael Signer, an Arlington native, has thrown his hat into the ring for the Charlottesville City Council.
Arlington’s hotel sector saw a good start to the new year.
Arlington government officials hope it will prove to be an economic win-win: licensing new-generation “dark fiber” telecommunications capacity to federal agencies, tech firms and institutions.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently hosted a reception to honor past winners of the Arlington Best Business Awards, part of an effort to increase the visibility of the annual awards program.
Expect a line at the door of the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s office in Crystal City the afternoon of March 9.
The Northern Virginia Teen Book Festival will be held on Saturday, March 7 at Washington-Lee High School.
The Arlington Community Foundation will host its 14th annual spring gala, with a Kentucky Derby theme, on May 2.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
From the history notebook, back from the Northern Virginia Sun edition of March 11, 1972, are a couple of items for the kiddies.
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The Virginia Department of Transportation is asking Northern Virginia drivers to be prepared for “several days of difficult roads conditions and frigid temperatures.”
A winter storm warning goes into effect at midnight, with the National Weather Service calling for six to eight inches of snow for most of the D.C. area Thursday.
The 50th anniversary of Northern Virginia Community College is being honored in a General Assembly resolution patroned by Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-49th).
Northern Virginia Community College president Robert Templin Jr., who will retire later in the year, has been honored by the General Assembly.
Relations between the General Assembly and the Arlington County government are not what you’d call chummy, but state legislators nonetheless gave a legislative thank-you to three retiring Arlington leaders.
Last weekend brought something new – literally – to Encore Stage & Studio, which debuted an original tale of “The Three Musketeers” adapted to the stage by longtime Encore collaborator Matthew Heap with the troupe’s artistic director, Susan Alison Keady.
The General Assembly has honored the late Sara Collins, whose efforts at preserving Arlington’s past are likely to pay dividends for generations to come.
The General Assembly is honoring Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church on the occasion of its 70th anniversary this coming May.
Arlington’s park rangers are seeking volunteers for the 27th annual stream clean-up, to be held on Saturday, March 14 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at five locations across the community.
Arlingtonians for a Clean Environment (ACE) will hold its 37th annual meeting on Wednesday, March 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Navy League, 2300 Wilson Blvd.
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 Domenech begs to differ. Strenuously.
It’s a given that County Board Vice Chairman Walter Tejada is mad about the scuttling of the Arlington streetcar project. But it’s a been a bit of a challenge to nail him down on exactly whom he is most mad at.
George Mason University’s Office of Community & Local Government Relations is seeking nominations for the fourth annual Arlington Green Patriot Awards.
A new foundation has been launched to honor the memory of Arlington resident Jennifer Bush-Lawson, who was killed in a February 2014 traffic accident in Arlington.
Could the advocacy efforts of a healthy-living group lead to a reopening of the community debate on urban poultry? Or would doing so gobble up too much of the Arlington government’s time and resources?
Legislation patroned by Del. Rob Krupicka (D-45th) directs the Virginia Board of Education to establish a wider array of accreditation ratings for schools in the commonwealth.
The effort, uphill though it clearly remains, to have Virginia pass the federal Equal Rights Amendment will have to wait another year.
Record-breaking low temperatures led to Dominion Virginia Power customers using an all-time-high amount of power on Feb. 20.
Arlington police have announced plans to install new cameras that will ticket motorists caught speeding through intersections against a red light.
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