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Tuesday, April 13, 2021

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MCA has some caveats on county’s concepts for development

The Fairfax County government is nearly finished drafting comprehensive-plan language that would allow for the downtown McLean’s redevelopment, but the McLean Citizens Association still has concerns regarding parking, stormwater management and the number of new residential units. The Board of...

Data: Regional jobs picture continues to brighten, but slowly

The Washington metropolitan area continued to crawl out of its COVID-induced spike in joblessness in February, but continues to have a long way to go to regain the strength it had headed into the pandemic. With 3,316,299 metro-area residents in...

Fairfax jobless rate continues to improve

Though it still has a long, long way to rebound, Fairfax County’s jobless rate continues to make month-over-month improvement as the region attempts to put COVID in the rear-view mirror. With 581,670 county residents employed in the civilian workforce and...

Va. still down nearly 200,000 jobs from before pandemic

In its effort to gain back some of the jobs lost during the pandemic, Virginia slipped a bit in February. Total seasonally-adjusted non-farm employment statewide dropped 3,700, or 0.1 percent, to 3,893,700, according to estimates from the Virginia Employment Commission. That...

Data show possible light at end of tunnel for airport

New federal data show Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is beginning to see some traction and making progress in its efforts to dig out of the pandemic-caused meltdown in air transportation. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) reports that passenger...

Vienna OKs business licenses, notes anniversaries

Vienna officials recently issued the following business licenses: Clyde’s Hemp Co. (dried hemp flowers), 513 Maple Ave., W.; Lily’s Chocolate and Coffee (coffee shop), 175 Maple Ave., E.; and Luna’s Little Store (online sales), 1402 Ross Drive S.W. In addition, town...

As Dulles begins rebound, Reagan National still lags

Even as Washington Dulles International Airport continues to dig out of the COVID-infused air-traffic cliff-dive of 2020, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport continues to lag considerably. With 340,116 passengers passing through its terminals in January, Reagan National’s passenger count was...

Signs of a rebound: BWI reopens long-term lot

In another sign that – pending some major reversal of fortune – air travel is back on track for a solid spring and summer, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has reopened its long-term parking well ahead of plans. The Long...

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...

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...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

Two Arlington Public Schools teachers have received grants from the Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts to fund...
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