In first 8th Congressonal District debate of the campaign season earlier this month, Republican challenger Charles Hernick said the political establishment is mistaken to consider the race a sure thing for Democrats.
Editor: Arlington is about to begin a boundary-revision process for its three comprehensive high schools. While relatively few students will be impacted at first, the long-term implications of changes can be significant.
Editor: Later this month, the Arlington County Board is expected to decide a request for Affordable Housing Investment Funds (AHIF) that would enable the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing to preserve eight affordable buildings in Westover.
Editor: With 1 in 122 people worldwide forced from their homes, the number of refugees, displaced people and asylum-seekers has reached the highest level since World War II. More disturbingly, over 50 percent of them are under the age of 18.
Editor: County Board candidate Audrey Clement seems to have a knack for identifying problems about which everyone has concerns. However, there seems to be a lack of detail about the exact nature, cause and consequences of the problems. There is also a lack of detail as to the solutions to th…
You’d have to be well into your 40s to remember a time when the Arlington electorate turned down a local bond referendum. Since the last one was unceremoniously rejected – in 1979 – a steady stream of approvals has followed.
Editor: On Sept. 8, the Arlington County government hosted a very interesting and poignant program – “9/11: 15 Years Later” – that highlighted the many brave people from Arlington and other jurisdictions who rose to the occasion to rescue as many people as possible from the inferno in the Pentagon.