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Daytime football is a pleasure to watch

For decades, most public high-school football games have been played under the lights on Friday nights. So it’s a pleasure when occasionally such a contest takes place during the daylight hours, instead. TEEING OFF COLUMN That was the case in Arlington...

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...

Yorktown, W-L win in district football action

As the host Washington-Liberty Generals built a big first-half lead then held on in the final minute to win for the first time this season the night of March 19, miles away in Fairfax County the Yorktown Patriots improved...

Virginia home sales start year strong, but will it hold?

A combination of more sales and higher prices last month led the total sales volume across the Virginia home-sales market up more than 31 percent from a year ago, according to new data. A total of 8,804 homes went to...

Pluses and minuses in new jobless data for region

The Washington region’s jobless rate started 2021 at twice the level it opened 2020, but continues to trend in a positive direction after the worst of the pandemic. With 3,303,526 people employed in the civilian workforce and 197,711 looking for...

Arlington GOP on hunt for local candidates

The Arlington County Republican Committee is putting out a casting call for prospective candidates in November. “There is a common-sense policy majority in Arlington that can be cobbled together by an educated, articulate candidate who wasn’t molded in the Arlington...

Students serving stints with Civilian Community Corps

Ciaran Lyons, Charles Kniseley, Oscar Lujan and Wilhemina Solley of Arlington are currently serving with the National Civilian Community Corps, a 10-month program sponsored by AmeriCorps. They are completing a series of different projects (from six to 12 weeks long)...

Update: Pentagon Row could end up with smaller supermarket

Despite concerns from nearby residents, Arlington County Board members on March 20 could give the owner of Pentagon Row the ability to, potentially, significantly downsize grocery-store operations.
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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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