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New data: N.Va. localities seek modest job upticks

The movement was all in the right direction – upward – but total employment across major Northern Virginia localities did not match the most recent national uptick. Year-over-year jobs nationally rose 4 percent to 149.9 million in figures reported Nov....

United launches nonstop service to Cape Town from Dulles

On the same day as the 60th anniversary of its opening, Washington Dulles International Airport celebrated the launch of new United Airlines service to Cape Town, South Africa. Leaders from the airline, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Embassy of the Republic...

‘Big things are hard’: Former Fairfax board chair lauds Metro extension

Of the many people who have earned the right to take a personal victory lap with the extension of Metrorail service to Washington Dulles International Airport now complete, put Kate Hanley near the top of the list. With decades of...

Holiday-decorating competition on horizon in Vienna

“Shine Bright, Vienna!” is the theme of the Vienna town government’s 2022 holiday decorating contest. “As in past years, the contest is open to residents and businesses located in the town, who are encouraged to create a festive, holiday display...

Developer gets to prioritize housing in Metro West project change

Residential units, along with interim park space and trails, will arrive ahead of planned office uses on a 9.76-acre portion of the Metro West development near the Vienna Metro station. Fairfax County supervisors on Nov. 1 granted applicants V Metro...

Upcoming hearing to focus on redevelopment at W. Falls Church Metro

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) and Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust (D) will co-sponsor a hybrid informational meeting Nov. 15 regarding two rezoning applications on the West Falls Church Metro station development project. This meeting, to be held at Longfellow...

Fairfax jobless rate sees another round of improvement

Fairfax County’s employment picture continues to brighten, but the total number of county residents with jobs remains below pre-pandemic levels, according to new state data. With 606,366 residents employed in the civilian workforce and 13,404 looking for jobs, Fairfax’s unemployment...

Region continues to see brightening jobs picture

The Washington region saw a further brightening of its employment picture from August to September, with a solid decline in the jobless rate. With 3,359,701 metro-area residents counted in the civilian workforce and 102,996 looking for jobs, the region’s unemployment...

Data: N.Va. jobs boost trailing state rebound

Perhaps because its initial employment jolt during COVID wasn’t so severe, Northern Virginia over the past year is trailing the statewide jobs comeback, according to new data. With 1,532,400 employed in the civilian workforce in September, Northern Virginia’s jobs total...

Arc of Northern Virginia lauds businesses for employment practices

The Arc of Northern Virginia has named Securis and KPMG recipients of its 2022 Commitment to Employment of Persons with Disabilities Awards, in recognition of employers that go above and beyond in their efforts to provide meaningful work opportunities...
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Newly selected economic-development czar is a neighbor

It’s another national search that ended up with a new department head coming from very close to home. Arlington County...
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