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Editor’s Notebook: Credit where credit is due

Since time immemorial, I have covered the annual opening ceremonies of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics, held at Thomas Jefferson Community Center in Arlington. The ceremony, and the Senior Olympics, fell victim to COVID in 2020 but are back for...

GOP rank-and-file downbeat on Arlington bond package

The Arlington County Republican Committee’s rank-and-file recently channeled its inner Margaret Thatcher – “no, no, no!” – and then added another “no!” for good measure. In an online survey of party members, respondents by large margins urged rejection of the...

GOP invites independent candidates for meet-and-greet

The Arlington County Republican Committee did not field a contender for County Board, but is inviting the three independents on the Nov. 2 ballot to come and make their case. Independents Mike Cantwell, Audrey Clement and Adam Theo have been...

Democrats back bond issues; GOP, Greens still to decide

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has weighed in on the four bond referendums heading to county voters on Nov. 2, and the possibility exists that other civic and political organizations will, as well. The Democratic rank-and-file in early August voted...

GOP surveying members on meeting preferences

The Arlington County Republican Committee is trying to take the pulse of its members when it comes to meetings. Prior to the pandemic, the GOP met monthly, usually at the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) conference center in Ballston....

GOP raps Arlington Public Schools for promoting Democrats

After raising questions whether the Arlington County government was trying to use the appearance of President Biden to gin up votes for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe, the Arlington County Republican Committee now has the same question for Arlington...

Editorial: Yes, a line definitely was crossed

It was probably unintentional and no doubt is a tempest in a teapot compared to bigger issues, but the Arlington County government made a mistake in promoting the appearance of President Biden on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry...

Critics: Local government improperly promoted Biden-McAuliffe event

Did the Arlington government cross a line and, instead of merely informing the public about the impacts of the July 23 visit of President Biden, go further and actively support Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe? That’s the contention of the...

Editor’s Notebook: The annual dance has been consummated

It takes place every year right around the first of July – my annual checking-in with SiriusXM to get them to lower the price for a new year of satellite-radio service. (It does seem satellite radio has gone from cool...

Is post-Trump Arlington GOP picking up tailwinds?

Is it hip to be a Republican in Arlington again? The Arlington County Republican Committee continues to see a resurgence in membership – driven, perhaps counterintuitively, by the results of the 2020 national election. “We’re close to 100 members,” said Matthew...
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