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Non-profit receives state grant to support small businesses

The non-profit, Arlington-based ECDC Enterprise Development Group (EDG) was one of 12 projects selected for the Virginia Small Business Resiliency Fund program, with the $1.5 million grant awarded to EDG used to create programs and financial instruments to expand...

Grant to community college will aid career-readiness

Northern Virginia Community College has received a $240,000 innovation grant in the initial phase of Strada Education Network’s $10 million Beyond Completion Challenge, one of 15 institutions of higher education to receive the funding. The challenge is aimed at helping...

Virginia Hospital Center taps new CEO

It was a selection delayed by more than a year due to COVID, but the head of western New York’s largest health-care provider has been tapped as new president and chief executive officer of Virginia Hospital Center. Christopher Lane, whose...

County gets COVID cash for tourism promotion

The Arlington County government will receive $3.25 million in state funds to support tourism-and-convention-marketing efforts in the post-pandemic environment. County Board members on Jan. 22 are expected to formally accept funding from the Virginia Tourism Corp., part of $50 million...

‘Women in Business’ summit on horizon

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce will hold its Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Women in Business Summit on Friday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Marymount University’s Ballston Center. “Featuring panel discussions and presentations from experienced leaders, this...

Leadership groups open ’40 Under 40′ nominations

The Leadership Center for Excellence and Leadership Fairfax are accepting nominations for the 2022 crop of “40 Under 40” recipients. “If you know a standout young leader under 40 who is making an impact, please nominate them,” the organizations said. Self-nominations...

Arlington apartment rents rebounded strongly in 2021

After falling 13 percent in 2020 as the pandemic roared in, median apartment rents in Arlington were up a tidy 16.8 percent in 2021, according to new data, leaving renters paying more now than they did before the COVID...

Arlington Chamber asks for donations to scholarship fund

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce is suggesting that local residents wishing to honor the life of recently deceased former Chamber president Rich Doud can contribute to the Rich Doud Arlington Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund, managed by the Arlington...

Applications being accepted for student-leaders program

Applications are being accepted through Jan. 28 for the Bank of America Student Leaders program, open to high-school juniors and seniors. Five community-minded students from the local area will be among 300 selected nationally to participate in eight-week summer internships...

Regional jobs picture showing incremental improvement

Northern Virginia’s jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to 2.3 percent in November, according to new data, as most jurisdictions outside of Prince William County saw relatively little change. With 1,592,856 residents in the civilian workforce and 37,642...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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