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Upon further review, Our Revolution makes it into Civic Federation

You say you want a revolution? Upon further review, the Arlington County Civic Federation has decided . . . it does! At the organization’s March 13 meeting, a vote on the membership application of the left-leaning political group Our Revolution...

Beyer continues to press for D.C. statehood

While some residents of the District of Columbia are wondering what is taking congressional Democrats so long in fulfilling promises to bestow statehood on them, U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th) is trying to push the issue. “All Americans deserve fair...

Kaine endorses Del. Lopez in intra-party battle

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) has endorsed the re-election bid of Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax), who is facing a primary challenge in June. “Alfonso is a trusted friend and adviser,” Kaine said in a statement released by the Lopez campaign....

Upcoming forum to focus on gender-based violence

The Northern Virginia Business and Professional Women’s Club, in collaboration with other area organizations, will host an online forum “Vocalizers: Women Speaking Out Against Child Marriage, Trafficking and Female Genital Mutilation” on Saturday, April 10. The keynote speaker at the...

Staff prep for Rouse hearing that may, may not occur

Even though the razing of the Rouse estate may be at hand, the Arlington County government’s historic-preservation staff is taking the steps necessary if public hearings on preservation of the site go forward in April. “We are proceeding as if...

Data: Reagan National still has huge hole to dig out of

While some areas of the country should see the overall number of airline flights (if not necessarily passenger levels) come back to near parity with pre-pandemic totals as spring rolls on, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will not be...

Park ballfields to honor Green Valley standouts

When its renovation is complete, Jennie Dean Park will not just have two modernized ballfields. Those ballfields will have names. County-government officials plan to name the fields after two men who were instrumental in the history of the park and...

Just a mistake, or censorship attempt, on Rouse issue?

It appears, in the end, to have been a case of miscommunication, but the Arlington County government over the weekend had to address questions about whether an advocate for preservation of the Rouse estate on Wilson Boulevard was being...

Civic body seeks update to tree-canopy data, soon

“Don’t call us, but we promise we’ll call you” appears to sum up the Arlington County government’s reaction to an Arlington County Civic Federation call for an expeditious effort to update an analysis of the county’s tree canopy. Civic Federation...

Police: Enforcement effort in Crystal City paying off

The Arlington County Police Department says targeted enforcement efforts in Crystal City and surrounding neighborhoods are helping to stem a recent rash of incidents. The criminal-patrol detail works on enforcement and community education, including high-visibility patrols through the area. As a...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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