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Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the armor of U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th). But Karina Lipsman, the Republican nominee in the 8th District, said the campaign was...

Effort giving historic status to local home set to advance

Arlington County Board members later this month are expected to ratify creation of a local historic district for a single-family property in the Virginia Square neighborhood. Both the homeowner (Marie Schum-Brady) and the Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB)...

Marymount launches English-proficiency initiative for int’l students

Starting in January, Marymount University will offer intermediate and advanced English classes for the first time through the institution’s newly-launched Intensive English Language Program (IELP). Catering to international students and other individuals for whom English is not a primary language,...

Editorial: Should Arlington scale back religious holidays?

It was with the best of intentions that Arlington Public Schools decided to add a number of new student holidays to the annual calendar, honoring a variety of religions. We’re all for diversity and equity, as appropriate, but apparently carving...

Need an airplane seat in 2023? Head to Reagan National.

Ronald Reagan Washington National is the only one of the region’s three major airports that will see a bump up in available seats on flights as the calendar flips from 2022 to 2023, according to new data. The air-carrier trade...

55+ News, 12/1/22 edition

News of interest to active seniors in Arlington. 55+ programs are held indoors at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ membership (starting at a $20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call (703) 228-4747. ‘READING...

Arlington History, 12/1/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. December 4, 1942: •• The County Board is considering adoption of an ordinance to regulate taxi service.•• Architectural drawings of the design for Arlington Hospital have been released.•• The minister of Westover...

Field hockey, soccer players chosen all-state

Three players from the district and region-tournament champion and state runner-up Yorktown Patriots girls field hockey squad were selected to the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 all-state first team. They were senior forward Emily Stafford, junior forward Alexis Williams...

‘Transit dashboard’ will provide more access to regional data

Community leaders and those who just have an interest soon will have a one-stop shop from which to access a host of transit-related data across the region. The “NoVaTransit Data Dashboard” is slated to be unveiled Dec. 16 online by...

Legislative work session may be last hurrah for some participants

Arlington County Board members on Dec. 6 will confab with the county’s delegation to the General Assembly, with a number of those taking part doing so for close to the last time. The annual work session with legislators is slated...
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Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the...
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