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Single-family homes continue to gain value in region

The median price of single-family homes in the Washington region posted a double-digit year-over-year increase in the third quarter, but its bump up was below that of the nation as a whole. With a median sales price of $548,600 across...

Hospital CEO wins plaudits from legislature

For his service to the local community and broader health-care world, Virginia Hospital Center president/CEO James Cole has been honored by the General Assembly. “James Cole’s leadership has truly been an asset to the Arlington and Northern Virginia communities,” said...

Yorktown runner qualifies for national meet

Yorktown High School’s Owen McArdle has qualified to run in a national-championship race. By virtue of finishing fifth in 15:05.49 at the Eastbay South Regional boys championship high-school cross country meet, the senior earned a spot in Eastbay’s boys national...

Nominations open for teacher, principal of year

Dec. 8 is the deadline for members of the public to make nominations for Arlington’s teacher of the year and principal of the year. For teacher-of-the-year nominations, individuals must have been full-time educators in Arlington for at least three years....

Justice lauded for abilities, courtroom demeanor

As an Arlington County Circuit Court judge decades ago, Charles Russell used to receive an unusual letter each Christmas. Prison inmate John Patler, who had been convicted in Russell’s court for the August 1967 murder of American Nazi Party leader...

Proposed Arlington school calendar has some wiggle room

The era of 180-day school years is fading fast in the rear-view mirror, but Arlington Public Schools students will receive more than the state-mandated minimum of 990 hours during the 2022-23 school year, according to a draft calendar going...

Regional jobs picture continues its comeback, modestly

Jobless rates in Arlington and Fairfax counties were less impacted by the pandemic than in many other areas of the region and country, so it’s perhaps no surprise that the two communities have seen a smaller bump up in...

High-school basketball season set to tip off

After last season’s reduced – and in the case of the Bishop O’Connell Knights teams,  canceled – high-school basketball campaigns because of the pandemic, all of Arlington’s girls and boys varsity teams begin play this week in what is...

Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at the Food Star supermarket at 5521 Leesburg Pike. According to police, officers were called to the store at 6:43 p.m. by...

Police: Bus rider gets a show she didn’t want to see

On Nov. 23 at 1:45 p.m., a woman was riding a bus in the area of South Arlington Mill Drive at South Taylor Street when a man sat next to her and attempted to engage her in conversation, police...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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