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Another heavily-attended community meeting left most attendees still angry over both a proposal to move Fire Station #8 out of the Hall’s Hill neighborhood, and the community-engagement process surrounding the plan.
“Ice and Sky: Photographs of Antarctica by Robin Kent” will be on display at Cherrydale Library from Aug. 6 to Nov. 2 during regular library hours.
Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-49th) will hold his fourth annual “Politics in the Park” community barbecue on Sunday, Aug. 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Virginia Highland Park, located at South Joyce Street and 15th Street North.
How long has Christine Todd served as CEO of the Northern Virginia Association of Realtors (NVAR)? So long that, when she started in 1989, the average sales price of homes on the market across the region stood at $175,000 – less than a third the average sales price today.
Joint Arlington-Fairfax Fire Station a Possibility, But Not in Near Term: Arlington’s fire chief says he can envision a day when the county partners with neighboring Fairfax for a joint-use fire station serving McLean and the northwest area of Arlington.
South African Airways on Aug. 3 inaugurates nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Kotoka International Airport in Accra, Ghana.
Efforts by Arlington’s police and school system to rein in those improperly passing stopped school buses are beginning to pay dividends.
Opponents of the controversial proposal to relocate Arlington’s Fire Station #8 may have come up with a way to stop it – using the ballot box.
The second floor of the Columbia Pike branch library will be closed Aug. 10-14 for recarpeting.
Officials say the 2015 World Police & Fire Games netted $83.8 million in economic benefits for Northern Virginia.
I always enjoy Charlie Clark’s “Our Man in Arlington” column in the Falls Church News-Press, and this week, we weighs in on the stalled plan to build an aquatics emporium at Long Bridge Park in Crystal City.
June’s unemployment figures across the region showed little change from the month before, and Arlington retaining its position as having the best jobs picture in the commonwealth.
Two candidates will share the dais as the Arlington County Democratic Committee holds its monthly breakfast on Saturday, Aug. 8 at 8:30 a.m. at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington.
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Democrats are so far behind in the Virginia House of Delegates – holding an anemic 33 seats out of 100 – one could argue it’s delusional for the party to even be thinking about regaining control of the lower house of the legislature. And yet, that’s exactly what some are thinking.
Arlington resident Jeffrey Gorsky, an attorney and diplomat at the U.S. Department of State, recently authored “Exiles in Sepharad: The Jewish Millennium in Spain.”
Year-over-year unemployment across the Washington region declined in June, part of an ongoing national trend downward.
Demolition of single-family homes across Arlington to make way for new construction continues to increase, according to new data from Preservation Arlington.
Even as their colleagues representing more distant suburbs mobilize in opposition, legislators from the local area say they will not rush to judgment on the McAuliffe administration’s proposals for Interstate 66 inside the Beltway.
Despite a small year-over-year decline in median sales prices, Virginia’s homes market posted its strongest second quarter since 2008, according to new figures from the Virginia Association of Realtors (VAR).
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
It sounds like it has the makings of a good joke: “A priest, a rabbi and Will Thomas of Channel 5 news walk into a bar ...”
Will the Arlington treasurer’s office be able to again set a record-low tax-delinquency rate? The community will find out on Aug. 14.
Backers of Metrorail’s Silver Line engaged in some congratulatory back-slapping July 27 to celebrate the line’s first year of operations and expressed hope for its eventual extension to Loudoun County via Washington Dulles International Airport.
Leadership Arlington recently was recognized as an honorable-mention recipient in the Board Leadership Award competition, sponsored by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement.
The U.S. Navy’s USS Arlington is almost ready for its first deployment on what is expected to be a decades-long career on the oceans of the world.
The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) was honored at the 21st annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards, held in Washington.
The Arlington County government is seeking partners to help fill empty spaces at the Arlington Mill Community Center.
Virginia Hospital Center chief financial officer Robin Norman again has been named to the list of “150 Hospital and Health-System CFOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
The Arlington County government’s park rangers will hold community runs along local trails from 11 a.m. to noon on Aug. 7, 17 and 24 at Bluemont Park.
In the market for a used car? The Arlington County treasurer’s office has a deal for you.
With no disrespect intended to those in the region’s business community that were pushing for the D.C. area to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, anecdotal evidence is mounting that the region dodged a bullet.
The presidential campaign of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) on July 22 became the first to begin circulating petitions among the local GOP faithful to get its candidate on the Virginia primary ballot.
The Arlington Historical Society has debuted a new exhibit at the Aurora Hills Library.
Encore Learning’s “Meet the Speaker” series continues on Monday, Aug. 3 at 3 p.m. at Central Library.
The Arlington County Fair will run Aug. 5-9 at Thomas Jefferson Community Center.
When Metro’s Silver Line began service on July 26, 2014, Northern Virginia officials hoped it would kick off an economic resurgence in a region recently beset by federal budget sequestration.
Arlington County Board members on July 21 made the following appointments to local boards and commissions:
Technically, we aren’t talking about “Gannett” any more, but rather “Tegna” – that is now the name of the broadcasting half of the media company, after it was spun off from the publishing arm.
Year-over-year home sales across Northern Virginia were up – almost by double digits – during the first half of the year, according to new figures, while average sales prices rose more modestly.
Arlington School Board candidate Reid Goldstein had $7,018 in the bank as he transitioned from winning the Democratic endorsement to embarking on a general-election run, according to figures from the State Board of Elections and Virginia Public Access Project.
Lydia Cawley of Washington-Lee High School and Benjamin Mainardi of Yorktown High School recently were honored by the Arlington Historical Society for their first- and second-place finishes, respectively, in the society’s historical-essay competition for Arlington students.
Independent Arlington County Board candidate Michael McMenamin says he plans to quickly ramp up fund-raising operations this summer, but he has a steep climb ahead.
Arlington’s parks and open spaces add $300 million in benefits to the community, according to a new estimate.
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