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Wednesday, October 27, 2021


Flights at Reagan National still down by a third

Flights emanating from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in October are expected to be down 32 percent from the same month two years before, while commercial flight totals in the rest of Virginia are slated to be off 11...

Business PAC backs Sullivan, offers no view on other races

Only one of the three incumbents representing Arlington in the House of Delegates and running for re-election has garnered the endorsement of the political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. NOVABIZPAC (the Northern Virginia Business Political Action Committee)...

Arlington jobless rate dips to 3% in new data

Arlington’s jobless rate in August dropped to 3 percent, according to new data, as the county and region continue to wriggle free of the economic grip of COVID. But with government subsidies being phased out and the prospect of more...

Business PAC decides against endorsements in state races

The political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has opted not to weigh in on any of the three statewide races on the Nov. 2 ballot. In a departure from frequent practice, the Northern Virginia Business Political Action...

N.Va. leading state in jobs rebound

Northern Virginia was responsible for nearly half the jobs regained across the commonwealth over the past year, according to new data from the Virginia Employment Commission. The local region saw a bump up of 40,400 jobs (2.8 percent) in total...

Arlington Chamber gearing up for Restaurant Week

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce will host its third annual Arlington Restaurant Week from Oct. 18-25. The event “is designed to help local restaurants gain exposure . . . and to attract new patrons,” Chamber officials said. “This event runs...

Regional jobless picture continues to see incremental progress

The Washington region’s jobs picture continues to incrementally improve, with August’s unemployment rate down slightly from a month before and well below the COVID-impacted summer of 2020. With 3,365,715 residents in the civilian workforce and 165,999 looking for jobs, the...

Tax man cometh for your plastic bags

File this in the folder marked “when it comes to life’s two certainties, there may be a million ways to die, but there are a million and one ways to tax you.” Arlington County Board members later this week are...

Arlington Chamber hosts breakfast events with counterparts

The Arlington Chamber will host two networking events – one in person, the other “virtual” – with like-minded organizations in October. The business organization will host an online Breakfast Connection gathering with the Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce on Thursday,...

Virginia Hospital Center opens new 1,600-space garage

A major component of the expansion of the Virginia Hospital Center campus is now complete, as the hospital’s new 1,600-space Outpatient Pavilion parking garage has opened. The new garage offers parking for hospital employees, opening up space in the hospital’s...
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Letter: Del. Simon lives his values, aids his community

Editor: In your Oct. 21 Fairfax legislative-races endorsements, you claim that the Del. Marcus Simon (D-53rd) is “disconnected from...
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