Noah Winslow, a member of Boy Scout Troop 62 in Arlington, led the building of two garden beds to benefit Reevesland Farm as part of his Eagle Scout project. Comments (1)
Thursday night brings together members of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission to, and this is the best guess, ratify a proposed agreement with the state government on I-66 inside the Beltway, including the controversial toll proposal.
The McAuliffe administration’s controversial plan for tolling Interstate 66 inside the Beltway moves to what could be another showdown vote this week.
Attorney, author and political activist Mike Signer will be the featured speaker at the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s monthly breakfast, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 at 8:30 a.m. at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington.
Del.-elect Mark Levine (D-45th) will start in the House of Delegates at 96th in seniority, based on a drawing held among the incoming freshmen members.
The Arlington County government’s Office of Emergency Management recently collected clothing and food for donation to the Arlington Street People’s Assistance Network (A-SPAN).
The Arlington County Civic Federation this week is slated to weigh in on the contentious proposal to grant historic-district status to the current home of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program.
The Arlington County government is asking residents who have received letters from a private entity, claiming they owe real-estate taxes and face the potential loss of their home, to report the mailings to the county treasurer’s office.
Northern Virginia Community College is expanding its efforts allowing students to take classes – and potentially earn degrees – without paying for books.
A team from the Arlington Career Center has won the fourth annual student-video challenge sponsored by the Virginia School Boards Association, taking home the top prize for the third year in a row.
Just down the street from Sun Gazette World Headquarters is Nova Firearms, which arrived in McLean a few months back with a flurry of community hand-wringing.
Del. Alfonso Lopez has been named whip of the Democratic Caucus in the House of Delegates for 2016.
From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, the Virginia Department of Transportation will time signals to help move drivers through major shopping centers around Northern Virginia.
The Arlington Barbershop Chorus will be performing barbershop music at local Metro stations on Wednesdays from 6 to 7 p.m.
The fifth annual Alternative Gift Fair will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Key Immersion Elementary School, 2300 Key Blvd. in Arlington.
The Northwest Arlington Lions Club will host a sale of fresh Florida citrus, Georgia pecans and Vermont maple syrup Dec. 8-13 at the Overlee Community Association swimming pools (lower level) 6060 Lee Highway.
May Kyaw and Virginia Sun, seniors at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, have been named the first-place winners of the inaugural American Society of Human Genetics Teen Genes Video Challenge.
Legislation has been introduced for the 2016 General Assembly session that will allow Arlington to resume imposing fines on those who improperly pass school buses.
Arlington’s third-quarter office-vacancy rate of 21.4 percent was up a tick from 21.3 percent in the second quarter, and was unchanged from a year before, according to new data.
Arlington’s hotel-occupancy rate for the first nine months of the year is up from the same period in 2014, as is the average daily room rate, according to new figures.
The Northern Virginia chapter of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) recently was accepted into membership of the Arlington County Civic Federation.
BalletNova will present “The Nutcracker” with performances Dec. 3-6 at Thomas Jefferson Community Theatre, 125 South Old Glebe Road.
News of interest across the community.
More news of interest from across the community.
Arlington students set to take part in the 2016 Model General Assembly will have their proposed bills vetted during a pre-session program Dec. 11 at George Mason University’s Arlington campus.
Members of the Arlington School Board will meet on Dec. 9 for breakfast with the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly.
The Arlington Committee on the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War will present Edna Greene Medford of Howard University speaking on Sunday, Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. at Central Library.
Just enough chill was in the air the morning of Nov. 24 to set the ambiance as a tractor-trailer pulled up to the parking lot of the Wells Fargo Bank branch at the corner of Lee Highway and North Glebe Road.
Virginians will be able to feed their families a Thanksgiving meal for less than $4.50 per person this year – about 56 cents per person less than the national average – according to an informal price survey conducted by the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation.
The annual “Miracle on 23rd Street” holiday celebration, sponsored by Linden Resources, will be held on Friday, Dec. 11 from 6 to 9 p.m. at 750 23rd St. South.
The Arlington Children’s Chorus will present its winter concert – “Button Up Your Overcoat” – on Sunday, Dec. 13 at St. George’s Episcopal Church, 915 North Oakland St.
“The Civil War Grand Review: Photos of the Sesquicentennial Re-Enactment Parade,” and exhibition of photos, will be on display through Feb. 1 at the Cherrydale branch library, 2190 Military Road.
Arlington School Board Vice Chairman Nancy Van Doren will kick off her bid for re-election at the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s Dec. 2 meeting.
A social-action group has declared success in its inaugural effort to increase turnout in areas where few voters participate in off-year elections.
The McAuliffe administration’s plan to add tolls to Interstate 66 inside the Capital Beltway not only needs to win approval from the Commonwealth Transportation Board; it will need to survive a challenge from some in the General Assembly.
The memory of local library official and historian Sara Collins was celebrated at the Nov. 20 meeting of the Arlington County History Task Force.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
News of transportation and transit across the region this week.
In my remarks as keynoter at last week’s Inter-Service Club of Arlington annual luncheon, I remarked that with Election Season 2015 out of the way, Election Season 2016 was getting ever closer.
The Arlington Philharmonic has tapped county resident Betsy Campeau as its executive director.
Arlington County officials are aiming to be leaders in a nascent movement to remove excess antibiotics from foods.
Median sales prices of real estate sold across the inner suburbs of Northern Virginia in October was off slightly from a year before, although there were significant variations within the five jurisdictions comprised by the region.
Modest increases in both transactions and median prices combined for a 5-percent year-over-year increase in sales volume across the Virginia real estate market in October, according to new figures.
Arlington County Board members on Nov. 17 honored the 25 members of the class of Neighborhood College, an initiative designed to give residents an inside look at the workings of local governance and civic life.
Arlington’s five constitutional officers will be sworn in for new terms on Wednesday, Dec. 16 at 4 p.m. in Ceremonial Courtroom 11A at the Arlington County Justice Center, 1425 North Courthouse Road.
The Arlington County Republican Committee is considering giving up its leased space in order to free up cash for the 2016 election season.
AARP Virginia is inviting individuals and groups from across Northern Virginia to help spread the holiday spirit by visiting those who might not be able to celebrate.
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.
From the history column, back 40 years ago, in the Dec. 5, 1975, edition of the Northern Virginia Sun.
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