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Editor’s Notebook: Who’s on the ‘vax-cation’ bandwagon?

Much as it pains me to buy into trendy wordsmanship, I must say the newly minted concept of “vax-cation” has some appeal. Apparently the simple definition is that, once people have their vaccinations and have acquired a decent degree of...

County Democrats fail in effort to aid downstate contender

Even the organizational oomph of the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s get-out-the-vote effort has its limits. The committee participated in an effort to help flip a downstate Virginia Senate seat in a recent special election, but Democrats fell short in their...

Arlington Democrats formalize equity committee

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has formally created a standalone inclusion-and-equity committee, and has tapped Corey Barton as its first chair. The decision “goes to show the commitment Arlington Democrats have to inclusion,” party chair Jill Caiazzo said after the...

Editor’s Notebook: Candidates get a little critical

We had coverage recently that the two Democratic contenders to fill the seat of Arlington School Board Chairman Monique O’Grady (who is getting out) were not exactly laudatory when it comes to the school system’s response to the COVID...

Contender makes case she is solid choice in 45th House District

She didn’t deviate from the progressive-Democratic playbook – no surprise, given her audience – but the vice mayor of Alexandria on March 3 launched a bid for General Assembly with a call to develop a stronger Virginia in the...

Arlington Democrats lending support to downstate special election

Members of the Arlington County Democratic Committee are working to help flip a downstate Virginia Senate seat in an upcoming special election. The party is putting its organizational oomph behind the efforts of Democrat Laurie Buchwald in the 38th Senate...

Arlington Democrats push outreach ahead of June primary

The Arlington County Democratic Committee’s efforts focused on outreach leading up to the party’s June 8 primary could also pay dividends during the general election in November. Party officials on March 3 outlined a number of efforts aimed at reminding...

Letter: Democrats need to abandon School Board caucus

Editor: As an Arlington Public Schools’ parent and lifelong Democrat, I am frustrated by the Arlington County Democratic Committee’s (ACDC) endorsement of candidates for School Board.  Under Virginia law, this office is expressly nonpartisan, as the ACDC Website acknowledges: “Because...
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Golf teams see plenty of tournament action

Of the local high-school golf teams in the Sun Gazette’s coverage areas, the McLean Highlanders have enjoyed the most...
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