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Chamber preps State of County, public-safety awards

In-person or online? That hasn’t been determined yet, but the Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the date of its annual State of the County and Public-Safety Awards. The program is slated for June 15 in a breakfast format. Public-health...

Editorial: ‘A needless waste’ comes to its conclusion

Arlington County Board members on Saturday stuck a fork in it and declared the battle over preservation of the Rouse (Febrey-Lothrop) estate over. Board members said that, with the buildings on the 9.5-acre parcel now rubble after the owner razed...

Arlington Police Beat, 4/22/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week.

Arlington 55+ News, 4/22/21 edition

News of interest to active seniors in Arlington. Most 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”)....

Arlington County History, 4/22/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. April 26, 1936: More than 2,500 county voters have signed a petition to place a $250,000 bond referendum on the ballot in November. The funds would be used to build a junior...

Del. Lopez honored by Chesapeake Bay Foundation

Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington-Fairfax) has been presented with the “Virginia Legislator of the Year” award by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. “Del. Lopez has long been a Virginia leader on the environment. He’s not afraid to take on challenging issues that...

Expert: Jobs in home-construction expected to stay strong

Looking for a job that probably will remain strong for years to come? Home construction would be one. There currently is a shortage of about 266,000 construction workers in the nation, said Robert Dietz, chief economist for the National Association...

Outlook for new-home sales continues to brighten

Improving health and economic conditions should push new-home construction to previously unanticipated heights in 2021, based on predictions from the chief economist of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “By the time we get to July, we’re going to...

Arlington Democrats take Blue Victory Dinner online

Democrats Prep for Online ‘Blue Victory Dinner’: For a second year in a row, the Arlington County Democratic Committee will hold its Blue Victory Dinner in an online format. “I wish we could all come together in person; however, we’re not...

Letter: Keeping library shut would be an outrage

Editor: Certain events come around like clockwork from year to year. To name a few: Thanksgiving dinners and Christmas tree decorating and Fourth of July fireworks and the slow transformation of summer into fall. They are tuned to the...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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