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Editor’s Notebook: Politicians are always runnin’ for something

Eileen Filler-Corner went from being one of the most important Democratic politicians in Virginia to being almost an afterthought, after she was ousted a few months back as House of Delegates Minority Leader by her own caucus. (It was...

Editor’s Notebook: A shiny way to make an exit

One from the history column, back this week in 1979 in the pages of the Northern Virginia Sun. Virginia was gearing up for a new round of executions – the commonwealth’s first, believe it or not, since the early 1960s...

Editor’s Notebook: Legislators prefer Pepsi? Who’d have thought …

I admit to being a coke fiend. Wait, wait, wait – I meant Coke fiend, as in Coca-Cola. Preferably the calorie-free kind, although that stuff is probably just as bad for my gloriously Rubenesque body as is the corn-syrupy...

Editor’s Notebook: Another step on the road to normalcy, one hopes

Based on a missive from its president, it appears the Arlington County Civic Federation will return next week to its first in-person monthly meeting since the Wuhan Unpleasantness arrived in March 2020. The meeting is slated for the traditional gathering...

Editor’s Notebook: ‘Arlogance’ back in full force

The late and, to many of us, great Arlington fiscal-restraint advocate Tim Wise used to call it “Arlogance” – the self-satisfied contempt that one-party rule had allowed county officials to have over the populace. Arlogance was in full swing for...
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Cash from summer-reading program goes to Potomac Conservancy

Friends of the Arlington Public Library (FOAL) and Arlington Public Library recently presented a $5,498 check to the Potomac...
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