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Arlington Democrats offering caucus voting in person, online

The Arlington County Democratic Committee will offer both online and in-person voting options for its May School Board caucus – but the emphasis will decidedly be on digital. “We encourage voting at home, given the ongoing pandemic,” party chair Jill...

Challenger in 49th wins blessing of ‘Our Revolution’

The activist group Our Revolution Arlington has endorsed Karishma Mehta’s bid to unseat Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) in the June 8 Democratic primary. “We firmly believe that Karishma best represents Our Revolution Arlington’s values and hopes for a better, more...

Ground game leads Patriots to another win

Right from the start with a potent ground game, the Yorktown Patriots cruised to a lopsided home victory the night of March 26 in high-school football action. Yorktown (3-2, 3-1) was ahead of the Langley Saxons, 35-7, after two quarters...

Wakefield wins big, keeps playoff hopes alive

By scoring early and often, the Wakefield Warriors cruised to a lopsided home victory the night of March 26 in high-school football action. Wakefield (3-1, 2-1) led 27-0 at halftime en route to defeating the Justice Wolves, 33-6, in a...

Do Arlington voting precincts really need names?

Given the renaming-mania that is sweeping the locality these days, might it not be easier for the Arlington Electoral Board to simply eliminate all names of the county’s 54 voting precincts, and instead identify them solely by their numbers? That...

Democratic straw poll puts McAuliffe, Rasoul, Herring on top

It may or may not prove prescient, but if voters in a straw poll get their way, the Democratic statewide field in November will be Terry McAuliffe, Sam Rasoul and Mark Herring. The three won their respective races in the...

Straw poll suggests possible statewide Democratic ticket

If the statewide Democratic electorate goes the way a recent straw poll did, the party’s ticket for November will be Jennifer Carroll Foy, Elizabeth Guzman and Mark Herring. Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) held his annual straw poll in an online...

Generals stand 6-2 in field hockey

After a slow start to their season with a 1-2 record, the Washington-Liberty Generals have rebounded to win five matches in a row and own a 6-2 overall record in girls high-school field hockey.The Generals also are 6-2 in...

Arlington Electoral Board OKs early-voting plan for primary

Members of the Arlington Electoral Board on March 25 approved plans for two satellite-early-voting centers to be used in the runup to the June 8 Democratic primary. Walter Reed and Madison community centers previously had been designated as the locations...

Homes market is so good, even California thrives

For all the talk of “will the last person leaving California please turn out the lights,” the Golden State’s real-estate market seems to be doing just fine. Homes that sold in February garnered a median $338 per square foot, the...
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Hoop preview: Madison should be strong again

Having won consecutive state championships while compiling a 44-2 overall record the past two seasons, the Madison Warhawks face...
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