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Updated: Levine goes 0-for-2, will end up out of office

Running for two offices at the same time proved politically catastrophic for Del. Mark Levine, who on June 8 lost both his long-shot quest for lieutenant governor and his re-election bid.

Updated: Lopez wins renomination in a walk

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) easily handled a challenge from his left, dispatching opponent Karishma Mehta without breaking a sweat to win renomination in the 49th District.

Civic leader to take case directly to the public

It’ll be an uphill battle, but Michael Cantwell is devising a strategy to outflank the institutional advantages of the Democratic Party in Arlington and win a County Board seat. That plan? To “really focus on neighborhoods, rather than special interests,”...

Data: Region is adding right amount of housing

New data from a national Apartment List analysis suggest that the Washington area is adding enough housing stock to accommodate demand. From 2010-20, the Washington metropolitan area added 181,000 new housing units, increasing the housing stock by 8 percent, according...

55+ News, 6/10/21

News of interest to active seniors in Arlington. Most Arlington County government 55+ Programs will be “virtual” for the foreseeable future. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information, see the Website at parks.arlingtonva.us (search “55+ member”)....

Arlington History, 6/10/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. June 8, 1945: This week brings news of seven Arlington men who were either liberated from, or escaped from, German POW camps. Among them: 25-year-old Army Capt. Joel Broyhill, who escaped.Dr. Clifton...

Del. Hope lauded by American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) has presented Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington) with its 2021 Distinguished Advocacy Award. “We honor Del. Hope for his tireless work to save lives and protect the health of all Virginians,” said...

New Marymount chaplain brings wealth of experience

A native of Kenya has been tapped as the new chaplain at Marymount University, and will begin work Aug. 9 with Catholic Campus Ministry as part of the institution’s Office of Ministry and Spiritual Life. Rev. Gabriel Muteru was appointed...

Kadera gets company in School Board race

It likely will be more a coronation than an election on Nov. 2, but Democratic Arlington School Board endorsee Mary Kadera will still have a race to run. Major Mike Webb, who has floated around the periphery of the Northern...

Arlington County Board field set at 4

It will be a field of four for Arlington County Board in the Nov. 2 election, with Democratic incumbent Takis Karantonis being challenged by a trio of independents. Audrey Clement, Mike Cantwell and Adam Theo qualified for the ballot by...
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PHOTOS: Liberty District soccer showdown!

The Washington-Liberty Generals squared off against the Yorktown Patriots in the girls-championship game of the 2022 Liberty District soccer...
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