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Members of the Arlington delegation to the General Assembly each earned 100-percent ratings from NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia, based on votes taken during the 2014 and 2015 legislative sessions.
A member of the parliament of Ukraine recently visited with students at Washington-Lee High School, discussing the political and military situation in her country.
Eight Arlington firms have been named to the 20th annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50,” a ranking of the fastest-growing firms compiled by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
The local governments of Arlington and Alexandria are teaming up this month to clear excessive vegetation from Four Mile Run, hoping to stave off potential flooding during the upcoming summer-storm season.
The Arlington elections office will hold an open house on Saturday, May 9, to provide the public a chance to test-drive new voting equipment.
May 19 is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Arlington Free Clinic’s annual raffle, which will feature a chance to spend your next vacation anywhere in the world there is a Hilton International hotel.
A little birdie whispered in my ear that yesterday was Arlington community leader Bill Bozman’s 91st birthday. And he’s still going strong.
With no general-election opponents looming, Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-49th) used his April 29 campaign launch to collect funds for fellow Democrats and spotlight other upcoming races.
Arlington retained its position as having the lowest unemployment rate across Virginia in March, according to new figures, as most of the region saw little to no change in joblessness from a month before.
The Arlington Historical Society will look at the 75-year history of the Arlington County Police Department at its annual members’ meeting on Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. at Central Library.
Michael McMenamin, who made two previous runs for the Arlington County Board as a Republican, is gearing up for a third – this one as an independent.
Some things are described as “gone but not forgotten.” When it comes to fallout shelters in local schools and public buildings, the correct term may be “forgotten but not gone.”
The Washington metropolitan area’s year-over-year unemployment rate dropped in March, part of a general drift downward nationwide.
News of interest from across the community.
More news of interest from across the community.
News of business and economic development across Arlington.
News of crime and punishment across the county this week.
The Sun Gazette – hey, that’s us! – reports this morning that Michael McMenamin has filed paperwork to run as an independent for Arlington County Board in November.
When work begins next month on improvements to Va. 28, the ground-breaking ceremony will include remarks by political leaders from Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William counties.
Arlington native Michael Signer is out with a new biography, “Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father,” published by Public Affairs Books.
Sidney Dewberry, Russell Hitt and the late Ashton Jones will be inducted into the Arlington Business Hall of Fame during the annual Arlington Best Business Awards ceremony, to be held on Tuesday, May 19 at 8 a.m. at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel.
Arlington School Board member Nancy Van Doren has endorsed Reid Goldstein in the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s School Board caucus.
State Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) will formally kick off her re-election bid on Saturday, May 9 with a reception at her home.
Songs and scholarship filled the air at Mount Zion Baptist Church in Arlington April 26, as Arlington Lodge No. 58 Free and Accepted Prince Hall Masons and its affiliated Bee Hive Club presented annual scholarships to deserving students across the community.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today announced that design modifications may add 13 months to the Silver Line’s Phase II construction schedule.
Clerk of the Circuit Court Paul Ferguson has endorsed Sharon Dorsey in the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s School Board caucus.
The Kiwanis Club of Arlington will hold its annual pancake breakfast on Saturday, May 2 from 8 a.m. to noon at Clarendon United Methodist Church, 606 North Irving St.
Arlington’s next county manager won’t be hired until 2016, allowing incoming County Board members to have a say in picking the person who will lead the workforce in coming years.
The Arlington Women’s Civic Alliance (AWCA) held its annual benefit – “Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler!” (“Let the Good Times Roll!”) – on April 25 at the home of Dawn Alexander and Mike Lizarraga.
Dorsey (and Dorsey) Win Straw Poll: Christian Dorsey ran away from the competition in a straw poll ranking Democratic County Board contenders.
In honor of its 40th anniversary, Arlington Arts Center is highlighting creative (and edible) combinations at its annual gala, to be held on Saturday, May 16.
More than 140 local volunteers from Arlington Chamber of Commerce members partnered with local nonprofit organizations at the 16th annual Volunteer Arlington Day, held April 21.
Yorktown High School Coding Club members Brandon Peck, Ji Seok Lee and Evan Cater placed first in the World Citizenship category at the Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. National Finals in San Francisco.
Abingdon Elementary School teacher Katherine Hale has been named a 2015 Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE).
Fort C.F. Smith Park will host a Civil War living-history event on Sunday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the park, 2411 24th St. North.
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.
Here’s how to tell if you are a morning person (like me) or a night owl (like the late, great Marion Barry): If there’s an gathering taking place from 5 to 7:30 p.m., those who stay up late call it an “afternoon event” while we early-risers say it’s an “evening event.”
Some audiences have been known to heckle performers. With Dame Edna, the tables are turned. She tosses zingers like hand grenades, as audience members have to scurry for cover:
The two contenders for the Democratic endorsement for School Board have thrown cold water on the idea of creating a specialized high-school program to compete with Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology.
The two Democratic candidates seeking a spot on the School Board say Arlington’s school leadership has to do a better job dealing with the concerns of parents and residents-at-large.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has unveiled updated proposals designed to address growth at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
Forget about the 2015 political season for a moment. It’s looking like 2016 is making an early arrival.
What type of sicko gives up a springtime Friday evening to attend a debate among School Board candidates?
Dr. Scott Ralls, who currently serves as president of the North Carolina Community College System, has been tapped as the next president of Northern Virginia Community College.
Salome Gongadze, a junior at H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, has been elected Youth Governor for the 2016 Virginia YMCA Model General Assembly.
Corwin de Boor of Arlington, a student at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, will attend the USA Computing Olympiad (USACO) finals training camp at Clemson University in May.
On the off chance it makes a difference in your voting, the two candidates for the Democratic endorsement for School Board have owned up to their favorite television shows.
Northern Virginia Media Services, the parent company of the Sun Gazette, has been awarded the contract to publish the Quantico Sentry, the weekly newspaper that serves Marine Corps Base Quantico in southeastern Prince William County.
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