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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 of Wilson Boulevard but left when the employee requested identification, Arlington police said. The suspect then re-entered the business, ran behind...

Police: Store employee punched as robbers make escape

On Jan. 15 at 6:41 p.m., three men entered a business in the 700 block of North Glebe Road and began to look at merchandise, Arlington police said. A short time later, an employee observed one of the individuals conceal...

Students honored in annual MLK competition

The following Arlington Public Schools students were named first-place honorees in the recent Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Visual-Arts Contest. Students were asked to, while incorporating a quote from Dr. King, describe in writing or through visual arts...

Encore Learning to present Arlington-centric coursework

While Encore Learning’s coursework repertoire extends to issues on the national and even international levels, it also provides offerings that touch on topics closer to home. A number of Arlington-centric courses are being offered during the spring semester, which begins...

Senior Olympics gearing up for full slate in 2022

Plans remain in place to mark the 40th anniversary of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics with a schedule of events Sept. 10-23 at a variety of venues across the region. The annual competition was canceled in 2020 and returned in...

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...

New GOP chair set to preside over first meeting

As the Arlington County Republican Committee begins casting its annual net for local candidates, the party will have a new leader at the helm. Lori Urban will lead the GOP’s monthly meeting – slated for Jan. 27 at 7 p.m....

Residents win appointments from outgoing Northam

Before leaving office earlier this month, former Gov. Ralph Northam appointed a number of local residents to Virginia boards and commissions: • Sandra Welsford of Arlington was appointed to a four-year term on the Virginia Milk Commission. • Rudolph Burwell of...

New terminal pier at DCA now 99.8% complete

It’s a milestone that will pass largely unnoticed by the traveling public, but another step toward final completion of the massive “Project Journey” expansion program at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Only final inspections on remaining punchlist items are left...

Arlington housing group wins OK for project in Tysons

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, which has been working to expand its footprint across the Washington region, has scored another success. Fairfax County Planning Commission members on Jan. 12 unanimously approved a final development plan advanced by APAH to...
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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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