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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of 2021. The $1,500 scholarships will support students with college expenses in their freshman year. Students receiving scholarships, and the institutions of higher...

Civic Federation votes in leadership for 2021-22

The apex remains unchanged, but a lot of the other stones in the Arlington County Civic Federation’s leadership pyramid will look different when the 105-year-old organization reconvenes in the fall. Allan Gajadhar, a delegate from the Cherrydale Citizens Association, was...

Ham-radio operators to host regional exercise

Ham radio operators from the Vienna Wireless Society in Fairfax County will be participating in a national amateur-radio exercise June 26-27. The event will be held at Amateur Radio Station WA3RGH, a residence located at 12399 Falkirk Drive in Fairfax....

Gun-toting robber demands cash in Clarendon incident

On June 11 between midnight at 12:30 a.m., an individual was exiting an establishment in the 3100 block of Wilson Boulevard when he was approached by a man who directed him to go to an ATM and withdraw cash. When...

Burglary suspect benefits from catch-and-release policy?

On June 11 at 9:53 p.m., a resident of the 3800 block of 7th Street heard what appeared to be a knock on the window of a neighboring residence, Arlington police said. The neighbor went to investigate, and observed a...

January-to-May home sales see spike upward

A hot 2021 real-estate market coupled with the impacts of the early months of the COVID pandemic in March through May of 2020 have resulted in a significant uptick in year-over-year home sales in the major jurisdictions of Northern...

Arlingtonians participating in bike ride for cancer research

A number of Arlington residents are slated to be among 6,000 riders – including 26 from Virginia – taking part in a two-day, 211-mile bikeathon – the Pan-Mass Challenge, or PMC – aiming to raise $52 million for cancer...

Chamber to resume in-person ‘Business After Business’ events

In another sign that normal(ish) times may be on the rebound, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced plans for its first in-person Business After Business networking session since the onset of the pandemic. “Dust off your business cards and...

Arlington County Board makes appointments

Arlington County Board members have made the following appointments to local boards and commissions: Laura Economos was appointed to the Aurora House Citizens Advisory Committee. Kellen MacBeth was appointed to the Citizens Advisory Commission on Housing. Linda Delgado was appointed...

Home-sellers continue to get more across Virginia

Year-over-year home sales prices grew 16.6 percent statewide in May, putting more than $50,000 extra into the pockets of typical sellers as the post-COVID market juggernaut rolls on. The median sales price of all homes that went to closing during...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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