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Editor’s Notebook: That explains it!

Some data came over the transom this week from the airline trade group Airlines for America, which suggested that Reagan National Airport – which has been terribly negatively affected by the impact of the COVID era – was primed...

Weichert staffers continue efforts keeping roadway tidy

Team members from the McLean office of Weichert, Realtors, recently picked up litter along a stretch of Route 123 as part of Virginia’s Adopt-a-Highway program. The event completed the fourth year the Weichert clean-up crew has been working with Virginia’s...

Va. Latino group proffers redistricting proposal

As Virginia’s legislative-redistricting process careens along an uncharted path toward its ultimate conclusion, one advocacy group has proposed a road map to provide the opportunity for more Latino residents to find their way into office. The Virginia Latino Leaders Council...

Editor’s Notebook: Dems to Joe: ‘Stay home’?

We're getting down to brass tacks when it comes to the Virginia gubernatorial race, and on Tuesday, it was announced that former President Barack Obama was coming into Virginia to stump for Terry McAuliffe, as were First Lady Jill...

Survey says: GOP voters split on choice for County Board

The Arlington County Republican Committee has neither nominated a County Board candidate nor opted to endorse a contender from among those on the ballot this year. But that doesn’t mean rank-and-file GOP members don’t have their own choices lined up. A...

Editor’s Notebook: Is ‘Bipartisan Terry’ the tonic for Democrats’ woes?

An interesting Terry McAuliffe gubernatorial campaign showed up on TV (that thing we all used to watch before other electronic devices took over that task …), and the ad seems to mark a change of strategy. Now appearing on...

Arlington GOP opts against position on bond package

Arlington Republicans voted relatively narrowly on Oct. 7 to take no position on the four local bond referendums on the Nov. 2 ballot. The 16-11 vote forestalled what likely would have been a second vote urging the Arlington electorate to...

Republicans eschew endorsement of independents for Co. Board

The Arlington County Republican Committee, which already has its hands full attempting to maximize the local vote for the statewide GOP ticket, decided that getting involved in County Board politics might be too much for its plate. The GOP rank-and-file...

Editor’s Notebook: Do they think they’re fooling anybody?

“Sanctimonious political hacks” is not a phrase we throw around often here at the office – and we throw around lots of phrases – but when it fits, it fits. And for purposes of today's discussion, it fits nine of...

Mason facilities plan sees academic core surrounded by nature

A core academic area surrounded by natural beauty. Less traffic congestion. More housing for students and staff. Additional retail outlets. And the demise of the original campus buildings that are near and dear to some alums’ heart but aren’t...

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