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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...

Rising assessments to equal higher tax bills in Fairfax

Rising home values are a good thing for Fairfax County homeowners thinking about selling. But for those staying put, they will equate to higher tax bills this year. Residential home assessments rose an average of 4.25 percent from 2020 to...

Candidate wants more state power over left-leaning prosecutors

A candidate for state attorney general says that, if elected, he’ll press for the authority to step in when local prosecutors will not act on specific cases. “George Soros-backed commonwealth’s attorneys are not doing their jobs,” Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia...

Undecideds predominate in poll of local Republicans

If a recent survey of Arlington Republicans is any indication, the race for the party’s nomination for statewide offices is still wide open. About two-thirds of respondents to the non-scientific survey of membership say they are undecided on the choice...

Sun Gazette editorial: Is ‘catch-and-release’ now the norm?

Here’s an item from the Arlington County police blotter. It’s an incident occurring Feb. 15 at 8:35 p.m. According to the write-up provided by police, an officer on patrol observed what was described as a suspicious vehicle and made contact...

Arlington officials allowing staff to jump vaccination line?

There are two identical twins. Call them Bill and Phil. They’re 35 years old and each is in robust health. One works in an office job for the Arlington County government, the other at a comparable job for a private company a few blocks away.

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 elected officials back Herring re-election bid

Three Arlington County Board members, a School Board member and a constitutional officer have announced their endorsement of Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring’s bid for a third term. Herring “is known nationally as an attorney general that supports progressive policies...

Arlington board OKs residential-parking-permit revamp

It took three years and, in the end, left very few in the public completely satisfied. But on Feb. 20, Arlington County Board members adopted changes to how new residential-parking districts are set up and how the system is...

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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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