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GOP gives six thumbs down to Arlington bond package

“No,” “no,” “no,” “no,” “no.” And for good measure, one more “no,” too. The Arlington County Republican Committee on Sept. 27 voted to oppose the six county bond referendums, totaling approximately a half-billion-with-a-b dollars, on the Nov. 8 ballot. (It might...

Judge’s signature puts Arlington bond referendums on ballot

With the stroke of a pen, Circuit Court Chief Judge William Newman Jr. has authorized the placement of a half-billion dollars in bond referendums on Arlington’s Nov. 8 ballot. Newman on Aug. 2 formally approved the request of County Board...

School officials likely to build new Career Center from scratch

School Board members on Oct. 28 are likely to approve, in principle, construction of a $150-million-to-$170-million new Arlington Career Center, which could be open to students by the end of 2025 if all goes according to plan. The proposal to...

Piece of school bond draws questions, brushback

The Arlington school system’s request for additional bond funding to construct a new entrance to a recently built school drew the ire of some at a recent forum, but school officials said there is a reasonable – if somewhat...

4 bond referendums likely headed to Arlington voters

Arlington County Board members on July 20 formally requested the placement of four local-bond referendums on the Nov. 2 ballot, which if approved by voters – as seems likely – would lead to a further increase in the government’s...

Supervisors seek $360M school-bond referendum for fall

If Fairfax County residents in November continue their longstanding trend of passing school-bond referendums, Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will have an additional $360 million to put toward capital improvements. The Board of Supervisors on June 8 unanimously adopted a...

Bond referendums likely on way for county voters

Arlington voters will be asked to approve a modest package of bond referendums in November, if County Board members accede to a request made May 18 by County Manager Mark Schwartz. The proposal calls for a bond package of $62.5...
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