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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Arlington County Board

Winner: Arlington voters generally satisfied with governance

He performed on par with expectations – neither particularly better nor egregiously worse – but Takis Karantonis believes his success in retaining his County Board seat shows the Arlington public is generally supportive of the policies being followed by...

Arlington again may face headwinds in Richmond

It was fun while it lasted – a scant two years – but the Arlington County Board looks likely to no longer be seeing as many kindly, welcoming faces in Richmond for the coming legislative session. Republicans in 2022 will...

Final tally: Karantonis 60.06%, others split the remainder

In a race that most likely was over before it began, Democrat Takis Karantonis won an easy victory to continue his County Board service for four more years. Karantonis, who was elected to the County Board in a mid-2020 special...

Letter: Are Arlington leaders working for builders, or residents?

Editor: I read the Sun Gazette’s recent article “Arlington Board May Look at Lot-Coverage ‘Loophole’” , and I’m afraid the situation is much worse. There is an egregious example that I have been trying to address this year with the...

Challengers split 40% as Karantonis cruises to new term

In a race that most likely was over before it began, Democrat Takis Karantonis won an easy victory to continue his County Board service for four more years. Karantonis, who was elected to the County Board in a mid-2020 special...

Democrats winning local races in Arlington

It was almost a foregone conclusion: Democratic candidates in Arlington local races found little trouble at the ballot box Tuesday. Incumbent County Board member Takis Karantonis beat back a challenge from independents Audrey Clement, Adam Theo and Mike Cantwell, while...

Polls open until 7 p.m. in election with national ramifications

Polls across Virginia will be open through 7 p.m. today, as Old Dominion voters cast ballots for three statewide offices and all 100 seats in the House of Delegates. The decision of the electorate could have significant national impact, depending...

Housing group posts candidate Q&A

The Alliance for Housing Solutions has posted answers to housing-related questions posed by the Arlington branch of the NAACP to candidates for County Board. Asked of candidates Takis Karantonis, Audrey Clement, Adam Theo and Mike Cantwell: • What concrete and measurable...

Arlington board makes advisory-body appointments

Arlington County Board members recently made the following appointments to local commissions: Courtney Myers was appointed to the Board of Building Code Appeals. Wendy Carria and Lynne Kozma were reappointed to the Community Services Board. Flavia Sampaio was reappointed to...

County leaders called on to change lot-coverage loophole

Arlington County Board members say they will take under advisement concerns that a quirk – critics call it a loophole – in the local zoning ordinance encourages developers to clear-cut certain lots to maximize the footprint of new construction...
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Editor’s Notebook: Get those boxes packed!

Yesterday marked the first day that sports czar Dave and I took some boxes from our current office across...
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