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Advocate makes full-court press for museum expansion

Over the course of more than 30 years in elected office, Frank O’Leary had a reputation for calling ’em as he saw ’em and letting the chips fall where they may. And now, in retirement, the former Arlington treasurer is...

Election officials gear up for precinct changes

Whenever the day comes – and for now that remains a work in progress – Arlington election officials say they will be ready to start re-drawing local precinct lines for elections in 2022 and beyond. But for now, local election...

‘Balance’ is back in N.Va. homes market

A “more balanced” homes market between buyers and sellers isn’t the worst thing in the world. In fact, it can be healthy. And that’s the phase the local area appears to be moving back into. “Homes continue to sell at a...

Pairs of siblings again host backpack drive for immigrant youth

Two sets of Arlington brothers for the second year in a row worked with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington to provide backpacks loaded with school supplies to refugee children in elementary and middle schools. Khalin and Karsin Patel...

AHC on hunt for volunteer tutors

AHC Inc. is recruiting volunteer tutors to provide one-on-one service to youth living in the housing provider’s apartment communities. The teen-tuotring program provides both academic and life-skills support to help teens graduate from high school, prepare for college and maximize...

Forum to provide update on legislative redistricting

The League of Women Voters organizations of Arlington and Falls Church are co-sponsoring “An Update on Redistricting in Virginia,” an online program slated for Thursday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. Speaker Chris DeRosa is co-coordinator of the redistricting committee of...

AFAC recipient of summer-reading funding

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) on Sept. 15 was presented with a $4,525 contribution that represents the efforts of Friends of the Arlington Public Library, the county library system and the county government’s Department of Technology Services. The donation...

Former USS Arlington skipper praises namesake community

The U.S. Navy officer who until last month commanded the USS Arlington says the relationship between the ship and its namesake community is strong. “It’s wonderful having that connection – it energizes the crew. We talk about the community that...

Single-family sales prices still well above $1M in Arlington

Arlington’s real-estate market, which has been hot since the summer of 2020, is showing signs of cooling off, but prices in the single-family sector are holding steady, according to new data. A total of 299 properties went to closing in...

Arlington candidates do battle over environment at forum

Is the Arlington County government an ardent champion and regional – nay, national – leader on environmental issues? Or is it a poseur who likes to take credit but seldom accomplishes much of substance? The answer, as most times when given...
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Oakton Now 4-0; Marshall wins in OT

The latest and most significant victory so far this season for the undefeated Oakton Cougars (4-0) came the night...
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