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Commentary: Busy stands again

With the condensed and delayed fall outdoor high-school sports season finally beginning last week with outside football and field hockey games, stadiums and stands won’t be empty of fans any longer. A lucky few will be permitted to watch...

Juvenile arrested on felony charges

A juvenile suspect is facing charges of conspiracy to commit a felony, burglary, eluding and motor-vehicle theft following a series of property-related crimes that occurred on the morning Feb. 20 At approximately 5:07 a.m., Arlington police were dispatched to the...

Police: Search uncovers concealed weapon

On Feb. 25 at 9:07 p.m., an Arlington police officer on patrol in the 1500 block of Richmond Highway observed an improperly registered vehicle exiting a garage and effected a police stop, police said. The driver of the vehicle was...

Traffic stop leads to firearm charge in Arlington

On Feb. 25 at 10:50 p.m., Arlington police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle at 15th Street South at Richmond Highway. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that the driver of the vehicle did not...

Convicted felons charged with firearm possession

On Feb. 24 at 5:15 p.m., an Arlington police officer investigating a “hit” from a license-plate reader in the 800 block of Army Navy Drive found the associated vehicle unoccupied. Investigation revealed that the vehicle was displaying a fraudulent temporary...

Preservation battle in Arlington reaches next step

At the very end of a two-hour Feb. 23 hearing on the proposed historic designation of the Rouse estate on Wilson Boulevard between North McKinley Road and North Madison Street, Arlington County Board member Takis Karantonis mused aloud what...

Mason moves ahead with Arlington innovation effort

George Mason University’s plan to develop a major compound in Arlington focused on technology has taken another step forward. The university’s board of visitors has authorized staff to begin official negotiations with the newly formed Mason Innovation Partners as the...

New-home sales rise despite higher costs of materials

Strong demand stemming from low interest rates, favorable demographics and a shift to smaller, more affordable housing markets helped to lift new-home sales in January, but rising lumber and material costs threaten to blunt the momentum. Sales of newly built,...

Vaccine rollout could keep real-estate market hot

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...

Builder confidence solid despite lumber, legislative concerns

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...
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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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