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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund performing-arts projects at their schools: – Hope Lambert of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, in conjunction with theater programs from all...

1st-quarter N.Va. home sales up nearly 20% from 2020

Total home sales during the first quarter of 2021 stood a whopping 19.9 percent higher than at the same period in 2020 in Northern Virginia’s five major jurisdictions, marking essentially the last comparison to a pre-COVID environment. A total of...

Yorktown wins fifth straight football game

For the Yorktown Patriots, the shortened seven-game high-school football season was like two campaigns. There was the 0-2 beginning when the Patriots lost badly and struggled in all aspects of the game. Then there was the 5-0 finish, when Yorktown...

New round of Neighborhood Conservation projects set for approval

Arlington County Board members on April 17 are expected to approve the latest round of Neighborhood Conservation projects, totaling $2.05 million in spending. The projects had been approved last December by the Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee, based on an evaluation...

Wakefield loses in region football semifinal

The fourth-seeded Wakefield Warriors had success throwing the ball against the top-seed and host Madison Warhawks in a 6D North Region Tournament semifinal game April 9. The Warriors, though, struggled to run the ball and on defense couldn’t stop the...

Data: Regional jobs picture continues to brighten, but slowly

The Washington metropolitan area continued to crawl out of its COVID-induced spike in joblessness in February, but continues to have a long way to go to regain the strength it had headed into the pandemic. With 3,316,299 metro-area residents in...

Police: Man seen with handgun near child-care facility

On April 8 at 2:32 p.m., police were dispatched to the 600 block of North Vermont Street for a report of an individual displaying a holstered handgun while walking on a property containing an occupied child-care facility. According to police,...

Police: Onlookers complain as woman dances topless on car

On April 6 at 11:22 p.m., individuals were on the balconies of their residences when they observed a woman dancing on the hood of a vehicle in the 300 block of 23rd Street South. According to police, the woman lifted...

Ex-Rep. Moran backs Herring re-election bid

Former U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) has endorsed the re-election bid of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. Herring’s “resolute and balanced leadership has completely transformed the office of attorney general, showing Virginians he’ll always be in their corner,” Moran said...

Arlington Independent Media preps birthday bash

Arlington Independent Media (AIM) will celebrate its 39th birthday with an online gala slated for Thursday, April 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Presented live, the event will be hosted by Arlington author, advocate and AIM program producer Krysta Jones,...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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