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Data: Karantonis goes 54-for-54 in precinct victories

Arlington County Board member Takis Karantonis won all 54 Arlington precincts in the June 8 primary, but challenger Chanda Choun came close in a number of them. While winning 32.7 percent of the overall vote, Choun scored more than 40...

Arlington County Board field set at 4

It will be a field of four for Arlington County Board in the Nov. 2 election, with Democratic incumbent Takis Karantonis being challenged by a trio of independents. Audrey Clement, Mike Cantwell and Adam Theo qualified for the ballot by...

Karantonis headed to victory in Democratic primary

Incumbent Arlington County Board member Takis Karantonis was headed to victory in the Democratic primary, fending off a challenge from Chanda Choun. He will move on to the Nov. 2 general election. Karantonis was elected last July in a special election...

Endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

In one sense, the selection of County Board members in Arlington these days is of less importance than in times gone by. For more than a decade (closing in on two), elected officials largely have deferred to staff rather...

Candidates press for new look at performing-arts spaces

Critics who long have argued that the Arlington County government talks the talk but doesn’t walk the walk when it comes to support for the performing arts need only look to October 2017 for what they might consider definitive...

Housing advocacy group releases candidate Q&A

The Alliance for Housing Solutions has posted Q&A sessions with the two candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for Arlington County Board. Incumbent Takis Karantonis and challenger Chanda Choun answered questions on a range of housing issues. To see their remarks,...

Candidates split on where to house local cultural-affairs staff

For those who like their political debates served up with candidates who actually disagree on a thing or two, the recent Embracing Arlington Arts forum between County Board aspirants actually provided some fireworks – albeit on an issue that...

Editor’s Notebook: The need for speed!

The advocacy group Embracing Arlington Arts recently held a debate between Arlington County Board contenders Takis Karantonis and Chanda Choun. And while we have some straight news coverage coming up (or at least as straight as any of my...

Democrats set date, time for County Board debate

The Arlington County Democratic Committee has announced the dates for upcoming forums with its contenders for County Board. The party will hold a online debate on Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. In addition, the party will hold a “Morning...

Challenger launches aggressive, progressive campaign

Arlington voters tend to reward candidates for local office who talk the talk of progressive leadership, but ultimately put their efforts into the nuts-and-bolts of local governance. Chanda Choun, who has embarked on his third bid for a County Board...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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