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Missing Middle could be gift that keeps on giving in Arlington politics

“Was It a Romp or a Wake-Up Call for Democrats?” was the question plastered across the front page of the first edition of the Sun Gazette that rolled off the presses in the wake of the Nov. 8 Arlington...

Appointments made to Teen Advisory Board

Arlington County Board members recently appointed the following individuals to the Teen Advisory Board, with terms expiring June 30, 2023. Avalon Bennett and Carrie Finn were appointed co-chairs of the panel, and Cady Shenk was appointed executive assistant leader. The following...

Letter: Election results do not validate Missing Middle

Letter: Recent election didn't validate Missing Middle Editor: Notwithstanding the tone of triumphalism in two letters proclaiming that “Election Shows Public Supports Missing Middle , I beg to differ. The writers jump to the conclusion that because two candidates to the...

Arlington County Board makes commission appointments

Arlington County Board members recently made the following appointments to local boards and commissions: Nancy Anderson was reappointed to the Civil Service Commission. Frederick Gibbs was appointed to the Climate Change, Energy and Environment Commission. Xenia Ruiz was reappointed to...

Public-media group, county ink deal on Shirlington-area space

Arlington County Board members have approved a partnership that will allow the non-profit Arlington Independent Media (AIM) to expand its footprint in the community by using space at a county-owned facility at 3700 South Four Mile Run Drive. “Team AIM...

De Ferranti to represent Arlington on Va. Assn. of Counties

Recently re-elected Arlington CountyBoard member Matt de Ferranti will serve as Arlington’s representative to the board of the Virginia Association of Counties for 2023-24. Leadership for the coming year was confirmed during the organization’s 88th annual conference, held in Richmond....

Remembrance: Eisenberg was pivotal in several key arenas

Former Arlington County Board member Chris Zimmerman, whose time in office coincided with the last few years on the County Board of the late Albert Eisenberg, recently penned a remembrance of his colleague, pointing to a number of key areas where he made a difference.

Editorial: And here comes Arlington’s 2023 campaign season

Arlington County Board members in a few weeks will give the Arlington County Democratic Committee an early Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanzaa present by approving a switch from traditional winner-take-all County Board primaries to the more complicated but, some say, better “ranked-choice,” AKA...

Obituary: Former Co. Board member helped set in motion a progressive Arlington

Tributes poured in after news came that Albert Eisenberg, who served both on the Arlington County Board and in the Virginia House of Delegates, had died Nov. 15 at the age of 76. “The causes Al championed both on the...

County aims to avoid another summer-camp-registration disaster

With this past Feb. 23 remaining a date which will live in infamy for many Arlington parents who tried to sign their children up for county-government summer-recreation programs, county officials say they’re making changes in an effort to ensure...
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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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