After several years sticking close to home, an Arlington-based dance troupe is again looking to spread its wings internationally. Comments (0)
A group of more than 150 teens and young adults from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arlington is slated to participate in World Youth Day festivities in Krakow, Poland.
Virginia’s real estate market had a strong second quarter, with sales up 7.6 percent from a year before and the median sales price also posting an increase.
Arlington County Board members on July 19 made the following appointments to local boards and commissions.
Bridges to Independence, a provider of housing and job services for homeless families in Arlington and Alexandria, will host its 11th annual kickball tournament on Saturday, Aug. 6 at Long Bridge Park.
Tim Kaine had not one but two victories on Friday.
It was the Chesterbrook Tigersharks who had the biggest bite this summer.
Hillary Clinton announced Friday she has chosen Virginia’s junior U.S. senator to be her vice president if elected the country’s first female president in November.
U.S. Army Col. Patrick Duggan assumed command of Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall during a recent ceremony held at Conmy Hall at Fort Myer.
Arlington school officials are aiming to be regional and statewide leaders in introducing the sport of Ultimate Frisbee to a wider audience.
Washington Dulles International Airport’s passenger counts have lagged neighboring Reagan National and BWI-Thurgood Marshall in recent years, so the General Assembly this spring authorized $50 million to make Dulles more competitive.
Based on numbers alone from the four previous swim meets this summer season, the Chesterbrook Tiger Sharks have an edge against the Overlee Flying Fish on Saturday morning, July 23 in a final regular-season clash that will determine the Northern Virginia Swimming League’s Division 1 championship.
The same week national Republicans worked to build unity in Cleveland, their local counterparts were angling toward the same goal.
Despite opposition from some parents and community members, Arlington School Board members on July 20 approved the concept design for a new elementary school to be built adjacent to Thomas Jefferson Middle School.
Arlington’s towing industry was found in violation of local ordinances on 0.04 percent of tows recorded in 2015, and are on pace for essentially the same ratio this year.
News of interest from across the community.
More news of interest from across the community.
Stopping by a 7-Eleven in McLean this morning for my caffeine fix, all the big newspapers were laid out: Washington Post, New York Times, Washington Times, Wall Street Journal, USA Today.
Even as most Arlington students are just getting into the meaty part of their summer vacation, others are prepping to return to school.
Despite concerns raised by the Virginia affiliate of the American Civil Liberties Union, Arlington County Board members on July 19 agreed to provide access to federal officials for the staging equipment that produces forensic analysis after a potential terrorist attack.
It likely will be an uphill battle, but one local legislator says he’s not giving up efforts to remove the prohibition on same-sex marriages from the Virginia constitution.
All seven members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly have been dubbed “Environmental Heroes” by the Virginia chapter of the Sierra Club, based on their votes in the 2016 legislative session.
An Arlington task force will receive more time before being required to come back with a recommendation on whether to add lighting to the athletic fields at Williamsburg Middle School.
News of business and economic development across Arlington.
News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.
For the second month in a row, neither Republican 8th District congressional candidate Charles Hernick nor a stand-in from his campaign was on hand last night to speak to the confab of the Arlington County Republican Committee.
Last-minute appeals failed to sway a majority of Arlington County Board members, who on July 19 agreed to support a task-force recommendation and rebuild Fire Station #8 at its current location along Lee Highway.
Arlington County Board members on July 19 honored George Towner for a half-century of leadership and advocacy on behalf of youth soccer.
The Arlington County government in September will open a storefront library to serve residents of Crystal City.
The third annual “Kennan Garvey Memorial Ride” to support Phoenix Bikes will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 along the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail starting in Shirlington.
Arlington government officials will give higher-priority attention to residential neighborhoods when it comes to snow-plowing in the future, County Manager Mark Schwartz has confirmed.
The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is on board with the county government’s plan for a downsized Long Bridge Park aquatics center.
News of interest to Arlington's active seniors.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of students and members of the Armed Forces.
It’s not just Arlington Republicans planning to hold a “watch party” Thursday as Donald Trump formally accepts the GOP’s nod for president. Democrats will be holding one, too.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport maintained its lead over Washington Dulles International Airport in total passenger traffic in May, although the gap between the two Northern Virginia air facilities narrowed from earlier in the year.
Each summer, Encore Stage & Studio presents a production that incorporates adult performers with youth in a big-and-bold production.
State Sen. Barbara Favola had the most cash in her campaign coffers at mid-year among Arlington’s seven-member legislative delegation, according to new figures.
Arlington County Board candidate Audrey Clement is asking the public to fill out an online questionnaire to help her update her campaign platform.
A three-year-old collaboration between the Arlington County government and Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) appears to be paying healthy dividends.
(And boy, wasn’t that a naughty song for the mid-1970s?)
The head of the Fairfax County government’s tourism-promotion organization says his county is poised to supplant Arlington in getting the most tourist and convention dollars in Virginia – if that county can create a convention center to capture them.
The Arlington Electoral Board is in search of additional pollworkers for the Nov. 8 general election.
For the 10th straight year, the Overlee Flying Fish and Chesterbrook Tiger Sharks, both with 4-0 records, will face off in a final regular-season meet of the Northern Virginia Swimming League's summer campaign to decide the Division 1 championship.
County Board Chairman Libby Garvey enters general-election season with 20 times more cash on hand than her lone opponent.
The Arlington County government is offering grants to plant and maintain trees on private property, with a deadline of Aug. 12 for community groups to express interest.
Long Branch Nature Center will host an “Insect Safari” on Saturday, July 23 at 3 p.m.
Joyce Tian of Vienna, a rising senior at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, has been selected to represent the United States at the 48th International Chemistry Olympiad, to be held July 23 to Aug. 1 in Tblisi, Georgia.
It would be almost too easy to say that students (but mostly parents) of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program were playing the whiner card – which too often is effective in Arlington – in complaining about the plan to put a temporary fire station on what ultimately will be the sports field on their new campus in western Rosslyn.
Arlington County Board members on July 16 voted to move ahead with redevelopment of a major parcel in western Rosslyn. But they’ve given themselves wiggle room on one piece of the puzzle, part of an effort to placate parents and students of H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program.
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