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Learn about ranked-choice voting through … desserts!

How does one encourage the public to test out a newfangled form of voting? Offering them sweet treats is as good a start as any. And that’s the plan of the League of Women Voters of Arlington and Alexandria City,...

NAACP leadership weighs in to support Missing Middle proposal

They may be at odds – “at war” in the words of one veteran political leader – with the Arlington County Democratic Committee and local elected officials on other issues, but leadership of the Arlington NAACP is lining up...

Candidate: Housing survey rigged to get county answers it wants

An independent candidate for Arlington County Board suggests the county government will rely on a “biased survey” to shoehorn more housing into neighborhoods across the community. In a recent missive to supporters, Audrey Clement said that county government’s online “Missing...

Tree-advocacy group irked at Arlington housing proposal

A tree-advocacy group believes proposed changes to Arlington housing policy could have a cataclysmic impact on existing tree canopy in the community. “Tell the county ‘no’ – do not enact policies that further reduce our tree canopy,” the Arlington Tree...

8th District Republican chair re-elected

Andrew Loposser of Arlington was re-elected chair of the 8th District Republican Committee in voting held May 21. Loposser defeated Gloria Chambers of McLean. “Andrew is committed to recruiting Republican candidates up and down the ballot and equipping them with the...

GOP has its nominee to take on Rep. Beyer

Karina Lipsman, whose family emigrated from Ukraine when she was a child, has been selected as the Republican nominee in the decidedly uphill battle to unseat U.S. Rep. Donald Beyer (D-8th). Lipsman ran away with the race, winning 61.5 percent...

Advocacy group: County government at ‘war’ against s/f zoning

An advocacy group appears convinced the fix is in and single-family zoning is likely to soon be a relic of the past in Arlington. The county government “is declaring war on single-family areas of Arlington,” Arlingtonians for Our Sustainable Future...

Is elimination of single-family zoning a done deal?

Arlington County Board members on May 14 gave another unmistakable, albeit indirect, signal of their intent to move forward on housing-policy changes that could end, forever, long-sacrosanct single-family zoning in many local neighborhoods. County Board member Matt de Ferranti perhaps...

County Board chair: Tenant-displacement rumors at Barcroft a ‘lie’

Time will tell, as it always does, but Arlington elected officials say the public and some activists are mistaken if they believe there will be wholesale displacement of residents of the Barcroft Apartments complex in South Arlington. At a May...

Arlington Democrats laud gung-ho spirit of volunteers

In addition to presenting Inta Malis with its Mary Marshall Outstanding Democrat Award during the recent Blue Victory Dinner, the Arlington County Democratic Committee also honored the following volunteers: • Newcomer of the Year Award: Ankit Jain. • Campaigner of The...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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