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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

COVID response

Arlington Senior Democrats sticking with online for now

They’ve been meeting online for more than 18 months, and as yet there is no road map for the Arlington Senior Democrats organization to get back to its traditional in-person gatherings. But Bob Platt, who leads the informal organization, said...

Yorktown football team salutes nurses at Va. Hospital Center

The Yorktown High School football team presented the nurses at Virginia Hospital Center with bouquets of discount cards to say thank you for their work during the pandemic and beyond. The cards include discounts to local businesses within the local...

Dulles sees ongoing rebound in international service

Start dates are still up in the air in some cases, but United Airlines has announced plans for both new flights and resurrection of COVID-interrupted service from Washington Dulles International Airport to foreign destinations. United officials have confirmed plans to...

Pause seen in Arlington apartment-rental rates

Arlington’s rebound from COVID-era declines in apartment-rental rates hit headwinds over the past month, providing a respite for prospective tenants who wondered how high they would go. The average rental rate for an Arlington unit over the past month was...

Immigrant-advocacy group mulls future of its mission

With its housing situation finally sorted out, the Shirlington Employment and Education Center (SEEC) is now working to align future programming with the changing needs of its clientele. “We’re going to respond to whatever the demands are,” executive director Andres...

Catholic Charities gearing up for major food drive

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington is in the midst of its Fall Harvest Food Drive, aimed at securing more than 100,000 pounds of food by the end of the month. The undertaking, which began in October, is in...

Colder weather presents challenge for Arlington school-lunch effort

Having tried where possible to provide school-lunch service outdoors since August, Arlington school leaders are now faced with the task of trying to figure out a plan to accommodate students inside while meeting their own social-distancing guidelines. And it looks...

Vienna officials to lose online-meeting-attendance ability next month

Fairfax County officials in recent months have resumed in-person meetings – albeit masked up – but Vienna board and commission members for a short time longer still will be allowed to take part “virtually.” The Vienna Town Council on June...

McLean Antiques Show back after COVID layoff

The 45th annual McLean Antiques Show, sponsored by the McLean Community Center and hosted by Dordy Fontinel Show Management, will take place on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 13-14, at the center. More than 30 dealers in a wide array of...

Editorial: APS flunks online-learning (again…)

We start with the good news, such as it is: One has to credit the leadership of Arlington Public Schools with not trying to hide the fact that its VLP (Virtual Learning Program) has had a really, really, really...
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