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Arlington Police Beat, 2/25/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS: * On Feb. 14 at 12:14 a.m., an officer on patrol observed a suspicious vehicle and made contact with the occupant, police said. During the course of the investigation, a...

Wakefield holds off W-L to open unusual football season

A play-making defense and just enough offense was a winning formula for the Wakefield Warriors in their opening game of the delayed and shortened 2021 high-school football season. Host Wakefield built a 12-0 lead en route to holding on to...

Home-builder confidence faces headwinds, but stays strong

Strong buyer demand helped offset supply-chain challenges, a surge in lumber prices and the threat of increased regulation, as builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes inched up slightly in February to 84 on a 0-to-100...

Mason creates panel to guide innovation-campus planning

George Mason University has empaneled a group of regional business, economic-development and civic leaders to focus on the university’s Arlington campus and its connection to the region’s efforts to develop innovation. The President’s Innovation Advisory Council (PIAC) was named by...

Arlington school leaders ban track athletes from state tourney

High-school track and field competitors from across the commonwealth’s largest jurisdictions will descend on Virginia Beach March 1 for the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 boys and girls indoor state-championship meets. But Arlington athletes will not be among them. County...

Va. home sales start year off strong

Home sales and median sales prices continued their upward trajectory across nearly all areas of the commonwealth, with smaller and more rural areas faring best and the market for condominiums trailing. A total of 8,806 properties went to closing during...

Arlington 55+ News, 2/25/21 edition

News of interest to active seniors in Arlington. Arlington County government 55+ Programs will be “virtual” for the foreseeable future. A 55+ membership ($20 annual fee) is required to participate. For information, see the Website at parks.arlingtonva.us (search “55+ member”). To...

Vaccine rollout expected to further boost home sales

An increase in those availing themselves of the COVID-19 vaccine is likely to add more buyers and sellers to an already red hot real-estate market. A new survey from Zillow finds 70 percent of homeowners say they would be comfortable...

Letter: Is Arlington board trying to stifle discourse?

Editor: Every third Saturday of the month, the County Board starts its meeting with public comment. As those who get up for the 8:30 start know, about ten speakers sign up to talk two minutes each. Residents describe concerns, offer...

W-L 4th in state; ice hockey playoffs begin

W-L STATE GYMNASTICS: The Liberty District and 6D North Region champion Washington-Liberty Generals finished fourth in the Virginia High School League’s Class 6 girls state gymnastics meet Feb. 20 at Kellam High School in Virginia Beach with a 140.282...
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Marymount launches English-proficiency initiative for int’l students

Starting in January, Marymount University will offer intermediate and advanced English classes for the first time through the institution’s...
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