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Vienna issues business licenses, salutes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following businesses: China Village (restaurant), 335 Maple Ave., E.; Robert J. Caputo (contractor), 435 Nelson Drive, N.E. In addition, the town government noted the following milestone anniversaries of local businesses: 40 Years: American...

Sports Notebook: Those announcers

With so many varsity high-school sporting events, like basketball and football contests, being streamed on-line these days, that means announcers are sometimes used for such broadcasts. Some, though, go without any play-by-play, which isn't a bad thing as long...

Outreach effort aims to support businesses on Pike

The Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization (CPRO) has launched “Boletín,” a new monthly magazine of resources and information specific to businesses serving the corridor’s Spanish-speaking residents. “The Columbia Pike corridor is home to the highest concentration of Hispanic residents in Arlington,...

Vienna officers lauded for saving life

The Vienna Police Department on Feb. 17 honored two officers who helped save the life of a motorist who had a heart attack following an accident. While Master Police Officer Kenny Smith and Officer Dale “Chip” McElhattan were discussing the...

Committee of 100 to mull lockdown impact on youth

The Arlington Committee of 100 will host a March 10 online forum on supporting local youth during and after the COVID lockdowns that have hit public schools and some other schools in the region. The event will feature Bridget Loft...

Southwest to connect BWI with Florida panhandle

Southwest Airlines has announced plans to serve Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Service is slated to begin May 6 with one daily nonstop between the two airports. Southwest also plans to inaugurate service to Destin-Fort Walton...

Arlington student lauded in financial-readiness contest

Kai Carney, a student at The Sycamore School in Arlington, is one of only 45 students nationwide – and the only student in Virginia – recognized recently as an honorable-mention award recipient of the fourth annual PAYBACK Challenge Scholarship...

COVID does not derail fishing rodeo in Vienna

The Vienna town government’s annual Family Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, March 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Wolftrap Creek, located in the 700 block of Follin Lane, S.E. The creek will be stocked with trout, and...

Weekly wages higher in Northern Virginia (sort of)

The two counties comprising the Sun Gazette’s coverage are saw year-over-year increases in average wages in new federal data, but neither this time around cracked the exclusive $2,000-per-week club. The average income of those working in Arlington stood at $1,845...

Mason to host forum on development plans

George Mason University on March 2 will host its fifth public-engagement session on the future development of its various campuses. The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom. “During this session, our consultants will continue discussions of the scenarios...

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