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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund performing-arts projects at their schools: – Hope Lambert of the H-B Woodlawn Secondary Program, in conjunction with theater programs from all...

1st-quarter N.Va. home sales up nearly 20% from 2020

Total home sales during the first quarter of 2021 stood a whopping 19.9 percent higher than at the same period in 2020 in Northern Virginia’s five major jurisdictions, marking essentially the last comparison to a pre-COVID environment. A total of...

New round of Neighborhood Conservation projects set for approval

Arlington County Board members on April 17 are expected to approve the latest round of Neighborhood Conservation projects, totaling $2.05 million in spending. The projects had been approved last December by the Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee, based on an evaluation...

Data: Regional jobs picture continues to brighten, but slowly

The Washington metropolitan area continued to crawl out of its COVID-induced spike in joblessness in February, but continues to have a long way to go to regain the strength it had headed into the pandemic. With 3,316,299 metro-area residents in...

Police: Man seen with handgun near child-care facility

On April 8 at 2:32 p.m., police were dispatched to the 600 block of North Vermont Street for a report of an individual displaying a holstered handgun while walking on a property containing an occupied child-care facility. According to police,...

Police: Onlookers complain as woman dances topless on car

On April 6 at 11:22 p.m., individuals were on the balconies of their residences when they observed a woman dancing on the hood of a vehicle in the 300 block of 23rd Street South. According to police, the woman lifted...

Ex-Rep. Moran backs Herring re-election bid

Former U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) has endorsed the re-election bid of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring. Herring’s “resolute and balanced leadership has completely transformed the office of attorney general, showing Virginians he’ll always be in their corner,” Moran said...

Arlington Independent Media preps birthday bash

Arlington Independent Media (AIM) will celebrate its 39th birthday with an online gala slated for Thursday, April 29 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Presented live, the event will be hosted by Arlington author, advocate and AIM program producer Krysta Jones,...

Online celebration to boost foster, adoptive families

Formed Families Forward, an organization promoting foster, adoptive and kinship families, will hold its annual “Spring Forward” celebration online on Saturday, April 17 from 9:45 to 11 a.m. The event will feature interactive sessions for all ages, as well as...

Democrats head into neighborhoods to spread the word

It won’t just be cicadas cheerfully flitting their way through local neighborhoods in coming weeks. Volunteers with the Arlington County Democratic Committee will be out, too. The party is planning a significant “lit-drop” operation to inform members of the public...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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