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Amazon funding to support food pantry for local students

A donation from Amazon will allow a local non-profit expand its efforts to fight against food-insecurity among teens. The online retailer recently donated $155,000 in support of Food for Neighbors, which is working to stock food pantries in local schools...

Police: Irked resident pummels vehicle of Amazon delivery driver

On Sept. 25 at 10 a.m., an Amazon delivery driver was parked in a residential parking space in a townhouse complex in the 100 block of East Street, N.E., to make a delivery, Vienna police said. A resident of the...

Amazon kicks in $55M to support affordable housing in Tysons

A $55 million commitment from the Amazon Housing Equity Fund will allow construction of hundreds more affordable-housing units at the Dominion Square West development in Tysons, Fairfax County officials said. “Any investment in affordable housing is much more than an...

Amazon HQ could see parking requirements lowered

Arlington County Board members on April 23 are expected to reduce the amount of underground parking required for Amazon’s new Arlington headquarters facility. Acting on a request from the developer, board members are being asked to reduce the parking ratio...

Letter to editor: Don’t ignore down sides of Amazon

Editor: In selecting Arlington as its “HQ2,” Amazon has committed to investing $2 billion into its new facility and plans on creating at least 25,000 new jobs in the community over the next 12 years. Sounds great, right? The economic impacts...

Letter: Amazon can do better by our bees

Editor: If we’re not careful, bees are going to go extinct, bringing coffee, apples, cherry blossoms, the wildflowers in the Blue Ridge Mountains and our entire way of life with them. Yet, people spray their lawns everyday with neonicotinoids, or...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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