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Arlington board OKs residential-parking-permit revamp

It took three years and, in the end, left very few in the public completely satisfied. But on Feb. 20, Arlington County Board members adopted changes to how new residential-parking districts are set up and how the system is...

Arlington tax bills headed higher; stormwater charges to rise

Arlington homeowners are facing a prospective double whammy of higher assessments coupled with an increased tax rate under the fiscal 2022 budget proposal unveiled  Feb. 18 by County Manager Mark Schwartz and the maximum tax rates set two days...

Arlingtonians inducted into state-leadership pantheon

Two Arlingtonians – one living, one deceased – are among five inductees into the 2021 class of Strong Men & Women in Virginia History, an initiative sponsored by the Library of Virginia and Dominion Energy. Krysta Jones and the late...

Arlington emergency-response program to be offered in Spanish

The Arlington Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will offer its first volunteer-training initiative in Spanish this spring. The effort, conducted in collaboration with the Arlington County Department of Public Safety Communications and Emergency Management, will run weekly starting in April...

Local home-sellers getting more on per-square-foot basis

Home-sellers across the Washington region continue to garner more, on a per-square-foot basis, than they did a year before. In many cases, significantly more. Year-over-year median per-square-foot prices were up in eight of nine major jurisdictions across the inner D.C. region,...

Single-family sector leads N.Va. homes market

Led by a hot-hot-hot single-family market, Northern Virginia homes sales were up nearly 30 percent in January compared to a year before, while average and median sales prices also continued to rise. “Demand for single-family homes is increasing and competition...

Conservative stalwart backs Snyder for governor

Morton Blackwell of Arlington, who heads the Leadership Institute (which works to bring conservatives into the political process) and serves as a member of the Republican National Committee from Virginia, has endorsed the gubernatorial bid of Pete Snyder. Snyder’s “record...

Think local homes are costly? Look at California …

The Washington region sits in the upper part of the middle of the pack when it comes to the household income needed to purchase a single-family home. Washingtonians would need income ranging from $77,058 per year to $91,507 per year,...

Region sees another bump up in median home sales

The median sales price of single-family homes across the Washington region rose 10.9 percent from a year before in the fourth quarter of 2020, according to new data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR). That is not quite a...

Track and field athletes place high at region

Washington-Liberty High School’s Yasmeen Tinsley, Yorktown High’s Victorie Klepetkova and Wakefield High’s Lukai Hatcher were the three event winners from Arlington at the 6D North Region girls and boys indoor track and field championships. The meet was held over multiple...
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Vienna Post 180 team selects its 2022 MVP

As a result of his all-around versatile and productive performance, Bannon Brazell was chosen as Vienna Post 180’s Most...
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