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Arlington home sales solid in September

Home sales across Arlington in September, while down slightly from a year before, were at the high end of the 10-year range of Septembers gone by, according to new data. Meanwhile, the average home appreciation in the single-family segment slowed...

Vaccination rates still lagging among 20-to-30-years-olds

The 20-to-29 age group remains most resistant to obtaining COVID vaccinations in Arlington, according to new data, although the gap between that younger group and other age categories is shrinking. Just over 68 percent of those between 20 and 29...

Police Beat, 10/14/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington. MALICIOUS WOUNDING: On Oct. 4 at 11:50 p.m., police responded to the 1600 block of Wilson Boulevard for a report of a suspected hit-and-run incident. According to police, investigation revealed that two individuals became engaged...

Arsenal Blue win 11-under baseball tourney

The Arlington Travel Baseball 11-under Arsenal Blue won the Coach Fox Classic tournament at the Barcroft baseball complex. Trailing 6-3 to the Sterling Xplosion with two outs in the top of the fifth inning of the championship game, four straight...

Key football matchups this weekend

For the remainder of the regular season there will be key weekly high-school football games, with the results eventually determining the winners of various league championships. This weekend there are multiple such contests, including the Friday night, Oct. 15, clash...

Editorial: Last one to leave, turn out the lights

We reported last week on the crisis – oops, County Manager Mark Schwartz says it is not a crisis (yet) – in Arlington police staffing. As a Sun Gazette editorial noted more than a year ago – when the crap-on-police...

Va. Latino group proffers redistricting proposal

As Virginia’s legislative-redistricting process careens along an uncharted path toward its ultimate conclusion, one advocacy group has proposed a road map to provide the opportunity for more Latino residents to find their way into office. The Virginia Latino Leaders Council...

Social-safety-net groups to discuss collaborative efforts

A panel discussion looking at the results of a new “Safety Net Arlington” report, sponsored by the Arlington Community Foundation, will be held online on Monday, Oct. 25 at 2 p.m. The report highlights the experiences of 21 non-profit organizations...

Per-square-foot costs keep rising for local home-buyers

Home-buyers in the local region are paying more, on a per-square-foot basis, than they were in 2020, with the outer suburbs seeing a higher rate of growth. Every major jurisdiction the Washington metro area has seen a year-over-year increase in...

55+ News, 10/14/21 edition

News of interest to active seniors in Arlington. 55+ programs of the Arlington County government are currently being held both in a “virtual” environment and at some senior centers. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information,...
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