It was a record turnout of 900 people who came together Oct. 18 to salute the 20th anniversary of the Arlington Free Clinic, raise $1.3 million toward its mission and celebrate the woman who h… Comments (1)
Jaime Areizaga-Soto, who in 2011 made a bid for state Senate in the 31st District, has been appointed Virginia’s deputy director of veterans and defense affairs by Gov. McAuliffe.
Arlington County Board members on Oct. 18 approved Arlington’s ninth farmers’ market, to open next spring at the Fairlington Community Center.
The Faith, Food and Fellowship program at Clarendon United Methodist Church continues on Thursday, Oct. 23 with a performance by the Ms. Virginia Senior America Pageant’s Cameo Jewels.
County Board member John Vihstadt maintained a considerable cash-on-hand advantage over challenger Alan Howze heading toward Election Day, but will it be enough for Vihstadt to overcome the Democratic-leaning demographics of the Arlington electorate?
Update (5 p.m.): Health officials say concerns about a potential patient with ebola virus near the Pentagon have turned out to be unfounded.
Arlington School Board members on Oct. 23 will hear a formal proposal for the name of the new elementary school being built on the campus of Williamsburg Middle School.
Theo Mendez of Arlington was one of seven Potomac School students named National Merit Semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
The two candidates seeking to succeed Sally Baird on the Arlington School Board say there are ways to contain costs as the school system, and county government, grapple with the impact of rising enrollment.
Ever wonder what a Montessori child does at school? Have a child that will turn three by Sept. 30 and are you interested in the Arlington Public Schools Montessori program?
The 2014 Vocal Arts Competition for Emerging Artists will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 6 p.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, 1601 13th Road South.
Festival des Artistes VI, an international art show featuring works by the diplomats and volunteers of The Hospitality and Information Service for Diplomats, will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 18-19, from noon at 5 p.m. at the Barry Gallery on the main campus of Marymount University.
The Arlington Philharmonic will present “Music of Dance,” a concert featuring works by Fauré, Kodaly, Ginstera and Tchaikovsky, on Sunday, Oct. 26 at 3 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School. Violinist Emil Chudnovsky will be the featured performer.
Gulf Branch Nature Center will host its annual Fall Heritage Festival on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the park, 3608 Military Road.
An information session looking at the High School Diplomats initiative will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 1 p.m. at Westover Library.
... it is somewhat important to spell “education” right.
The FBI is asking the public's help in identifying a man who robbed the United Bank at 5350 Lee Highway in Arlington on Friday afternoon.
County Board candidates John Vihstadt and Alan Howze used an Oct. 15 forum at the Cherrydale Citizens Association to promise they would serve as protectors of Arlington’s parks and open space against competing interests.
Arlington Public Schools will partner with Signature Theatre’s Signature in the Schools Program to perform Janet Langhart Cohen’s one-act play “Anne & Emmett” in November.
Arlington Public Schools will hold its annual College and Career Night on Thursday, Oct. 23 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School.
The Virginia Municipal League (VML) has a familiar message for state legislators as the General Assembly prepares to meet in 2015: Don’t add unfunded mandates and don’t horn in on local tax revenue.
Somebody hook Amy Maclosky up to a lie-detector machine. Because, at least based on the school-cafeteria experience of years gone by, we’ve got a suspicion she might just be telling tall tales.
The political-action committee of the Arlington Education Association has endorsed Democrat Alan Howze for County Board.
Democratic County Board candidate Alan Howze on Oct. 15 agreed that “Ellen Bozman Elementary School” would be an appropriate name for the new school being built on the Williamsburg Middle School campus.
The Association of School Business Officials International has awarded Arlington Public Schools its Meritorious Budget Award for excellence in budget presentation.
Arlington’s hotel-occupancy rate for the first two-thirds of the year was higher than during the same period in 2013, according to new figures, but the average nightly rate paid by travelers dropped slightly.
News of interest from across the community.
More news of interest across the community.
This time of year brings out any number of Election Day-themed items in our weekly history column. Below are a few that caught my eye:
Passenger counts at Northern Virginia’s two main airports were down in August from a year before, as an increase in international travelers couldn’t offset declines in domestic travel.
Virginia Hospital Center provided $30.7 million in community benefits in 2013, representing about 8 percent of its net revenue of $390 million, according to new figures from the hospital’s foundation.
Families with students in Arlington middle schools can attend Arlington Public School’s annual High School Information Night, to be held on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. at Washington-Lee High School.
Gov. McAuliffe has made the following appointments to state boards and commissions:
Arlington Public Schools students took the ACT college-entrance exam in record numbers last school year, and the average score among county students saw a slight increase from the year before.
Arlington school officials plan to roll out an online option for high-school students wishing to take Virginia/U.S. history next summer.
The Arlington Office of Voter Registration is looking for those who wish to serve as pollworkers on Election Day, Nov. 4.
News of business and economic development across Arlington.
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.
Our long national nightmare is almost over: Election season is grinding inexorably to its conclusion.
Pssst, buddy: Want to buy a house in Arlington? Have we got a selection to show you.
Here’s proof that the 2015 General Assembly session is not that far around the corner: Arlington County Board members have scheduled their annual work session with members of Arlington’s legislative delegation.
He’s almost assuredly headed to the U.S. House of Representatives, but Don Beyer acknowledges he is likely to be in the minority party when he gets there.
Arlington could soon have its very own community FM radio station, courtesy Arlington Independent Media.
Arlington school officials are promising to brainstorm new strategies for helping summer-school students make it through remedial math courses.
om the state government, bringing to 29 (of 31) Arlington schools fully accredited based on test scores and other factors from the 2013-14 school year.
A total of 6,381 Arlington students participated in summer-school programs in 2014, up from 6,102 a year before, according to figures reported to the School Board on Oct. 9.
The Arlington County government will apply for $4.2 million in state funding to support seven transportation improvements.
The Arlington County government will apply for $840,000 in federal transportation funding for three improvement projects.
Perhaps those more attuned than I will have a firmer grasp on the 10th Congressional District race, but from what I’m hearing from both sides, it’s not looking super-fantabu-la-rrific for Democrat John Foust.
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