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Students head to Va. science, engineering fair

Local students picked up their share of awards at the 66th annual Fairfax County Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which showcased more than 200 high-school science projects via recorded videos. Over 290 students presented their research projects in a wide...

Great Falls couple honored for support of Hebrew University

Bradley and Sheryl Schwartz of Great Falls have been recognized with the Leaders of Distinction Award by the American Friends of Hebrew University (AFHU) for their significant contributions toward construction of a Biosafety Level 3 lab, the first of...

Church’s Eastertime 5K hippity-hops to June

Registration opens April 9 for the 2021 Arlington Bunny Hop 5K, an outreach effort sponsored by Clarendon United Methodist Church to support local charities. Because of public-health conditions, the race – traditionally held around Easter – will be presented in...

Upcoming summit to focus on women entrepreneurs

Awesome Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) and the Arlington Chamber of Commerce will host a half-day professional-development and networking event for female entrepreneurs, executives and professionals on Friday, April 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. “This event will bring together a...

Forum to focus on possible airport-noise alterations

An online public meeting on April 5 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. will discuss aircraft noise north of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The Aircraft Noise Mitigation Study meeting, to be hosted by Montgomery County (Md.) Council member Andrew Friedson...

Editorial: When buzzwords come back to bite

About two years ago – seems like two lifetimes ago, doesn’t it? – in a public forum, we asked a (non-Fairfax) elected official to help us understand what the word “equity” was intended to mean. Why? Because, even by 2019,...

Editorial: ‘The absolute worst job in politics’

We had an editorial a month or so ago, wondering aloud if there would come a time when Democrats could find no takers willing to run for School Board in Arlington. Their field for the upcoming caucus is actually two...

Karantonis to sit atop County Board primary ballot

Takis Karantonis’s name will be atop the 2021 Arlington Democratic primary for County Board, followed by Chanda Choun. Ballot position is determined by order of filing with election officials, and incumbent Karantonis beat challenger Choun to the punch in the...

Police Beat, 4/1/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across Arlington this week. THREATS OF DEATH: On March 22 at 7:47 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of North Fillmore Street for a report of an individual making threats, Arlington police said. According to...

Arlington History, 4/1/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. April 1, 1949: The county government has advertised a hike of 89 cents per $100 assessed value in the real estate tax rate, to $4.14 per $100.The Fairlington Civic Association has come...

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