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Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the armor of U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th). But Karina Lipsman, the Republican nominee in the 8th District, said the campaign was...

Legislative work session may be last hurrah for some participants

Arlington County Board members on Dec. 6 will confab with the county’s delegation to the General Assembly, with a number of those taking part doing so for close to the last time. The annual work session with legislators is slated...

Candidate plans ‘people-powered’ bid for prosecutor

It’s not even December 2022, and already Arlington’s 2023 election season has gotten interesting. Josh Katcher, an Arlington County Democratic Committee leader and former deputy commonwealth’s attorney, on Nov. 29 launched a bid to unseat first-term Commonwealth’s Attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti,...

County prosecutor hoping for second term in office

Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, the commonwealth’s attorney for Arlington and Falls Church, has announced plans to seek a second term in 2023. “Three years ago, when I first sought our community’s support, I promised that our community would become a model for...

No ‘free lunch’? Arlington school system wants that changed

The phrase “there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch” may remain a truism economically if not necessarily politically, but the Arlington School Board is hoping to get somebody else to pay for student meals. As part of its...

Missing Middle could be gift that keeps on giving in Arlington politics

“Was It a Romp or a Wake-Up Call for Democrats?” was the question plastered across the front page of the first edition of the Sun Gazette that rolled off the presses in the wake of the Nov. 8 Arlington...

Governor taps Arlingtonian for solar panel

Gov. Youngkin has appointed Michael Walsh Jr. of Arlington, an attorney in private practice, to the Virginia Solar Energy Development and Energy Storage Authority.

De Ferranti to represent Arlington on Va. Assn. of Counties

Recently re-elected Arlington CountyBoard member Matt de Ferranti will serve as Arlington’s representative to the board of the Virginia Association of Counties for 2023-24. Leadership for the coming year was confirmed during the organization’s 88th annual conference, held in Richmond....

Remembrance: Eisenberg was pivotal in several key arenas

Former Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman, whose time in office coincided with the last few years on the County Board of the late Albert Eisenberg, recently penned a remembrance of his colleague, pointing to a number of key areas where he made a difference.

Arlington sheriff holsters re-election, will retire at end of term

Arlington County Sheriff Beth Arthur on Nov. 24 became the second Arlington elected official to announce she would not seek a new term in 2023. “After more than 22 years as sheriff, and 36 years with the Sheriff’s Office, I...
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Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the...
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