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Arlington Chamber lauds public-safety excellence

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce recently presented its annual Public-Safety Awards, lauding the best in service among Arlington’s public-safety personnel. At the event, Firefighter-Paramedic Jeremy Tate of the Arlington County Fire Department was presented with the Valor Award. Garnering Life-Saving...

Panel: Some COVID-inspired workplace shifts to be permanent

Workplace shifts that already were in progress got turbocharged under the pandemic, forcing employers to re-examine their workspaces and how they best can serve employees, panelists said June 8 at the 14th Regional Community Partnership Forum. Stakeholders and employees now...

Airports Authority refinances debt ahead of further rate increases

The days of refinancing old debt to get lower interest rates may be a thing of the past in the current economic environment, but the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority got one under the wire. The authority in May refinanced $205...

Pike project could pit preservationists, transit boosters

The planned redevelopment of a key Columbia Pike parcel could end up becoming a battle between preservationists and public-transportationists, with Arlington County Board members in between. At issue is to how to deal with the two-story, Art Deco building that...

Regional jobless rate down to 3% in latest data

The Washington region continues to see lower jobless rates as the pandemic begins to, if not completely ebb, be accepted as a fact of life. With 3,376,198 counted in the civilian workforce and 101,347 looking for jobs, the metro area’s...

Business Hall of Fame honoree offers many thanks

Sonia Johnston, who arrived in the U.S. in the 1970s following the fall of South Vietnam, settled in the Northern Virginia area and became a powerhouse in the local banking industry over her four-decade career, recently was inducted into...

Data: N.Va. jobs up 3% over past year

As society continues to adapt to the pandemic era, Northern Virginia continues to see an increase in jobs compared to more troubled times of a year before. The region’s non-farm employment count of 1,520,700 in April was up 44,000 (or...

Arlington jobless rate ticks down below 2%

How low can it go? Arlington’s jobless rate limbo’d back under 2 percent in April, part of a general decline in unemployment rates across Northern Virginia for the month. With 150,189 in the civilian workforce and 2,889 looking for jobs,...

Chamber celebrates ‘Best Business’ honorees

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce on May 25 presented its annual Best Business Awards, celebrating Chamber members that consistently exceed expectations for their customers and the community. “This prestigious awards dinner recognizes businesses in the Arlington community that go above...

N.Va. Chamber announces Good Business recipients

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its 2022 Good Business Awards, with the honorees to receive accolades on June 23. The 2022 Lifetime-Achievement honoree is Kevin Reynolds, executive vice president and regional president, director of sales,...
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Police: Man cuts victim with beer bottle in Vienna

A local resident reported to Vienna police that while he was walking home in the 100 block of Patrick...
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