Three of the four members of the 8th Congressional District contingent to the Republican Party of Virginia’s State Central Committee voted Aug. 27 to support a primary for selecting the party’s statewide nominees next year, enough to ensure the margin of victory in a hotly contested vote.
The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) on Aug. 29 released to the public the first regional solar map in Virginia, which provides users with bird’s-eye views of the solar photovoltaic potential of their homes or buildings. The map can be found at www.novasolarmap.com.
Politico had an interesting article yesterday, about a twentysomething who has been busy (allegedly) scamming folks who thought they were contributing to Donald Trump’s campaign.
The Shirlington Employment and Education Center will celebrate its 16th anniversary and bestow its annual Emily DiCicco Humanitarian Awards during a celebration slated for Thursday, Sept. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at a private residence in Arlington.
While its neighbor to the south may have an end-run around the General Assembly in efforts to rename Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington officials appear stuck – needing to win approval from the legislature before slapping a new name on the north-south U.S. Route 1 within its borders.
Organizations and individuals with projects designed to meet the educational needs of local residents can apply for the next grant cycle of the Arlington Education Fund, an initiative of the Arlington Community Foundation.
The Pulitzer committee does give out awards for best coverage of the contretemps over the name of Jefferson Davis Highway, right? Wrong? Dang! Oh, well ...
The Washington-Lee Generals experienced a sour start to the 2016 football season, falling to the host Mount Vernon Majors, 44-28, Aug. 26 in non-conference high school action.
The Arlington Department of Parks and Recreation will hold a public forum to review revised concept designs for renovations to Fairlington Park on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Fairlington Community Center.
The Center Hiking Club will host an Arlington History Bike Tour on Saturday, Sept. 10 beginning at 9 a.m. at the top of the escalators at the Ballston Metro station.
Adults and youth ages 8 and older are invited to participate in a habitat-restoration effort at Gulf Branch Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m.