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Police: Firecrackers in bathrooms lead to W-L lockdown

Arlington County police on July 19 locked down Washington-Liberty High School are a report of possible gunfire coming from a bathroom inside the school. Police were dispatched to the school at 7:50 a.m., entered the school, began a search and...

Vienna gets an early start on holiday fireworks

amilies and revelers made their annual pilgrimage to Vienna’s Yeonas Park July 1 to enjoy live music, copious fireworks and community camaraderie. Even those who arrived 45 minutes before the 9:30 p.m. fireworks show found the park packed. Many people...

Prime fireworks-watching spot off-limits for 2022

The grassy slopes of the Air Force Memorial have been a well-loved spot to watch Independence Day fireworks, but the site will be closed to the public this year. “Ongoing construction near the site, in support of the Arlington National...

McLean fireworks arrive two days early owing to staff shortages

For the first time since 2019 because of the pandemic, McLean Community Center will hold its annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration – but two days ahead of the traditional Fourth of July. The celebration will return to Langley High School,...

Independence Day fireworks to arrive early in Vienna

Because its fireworks vendor will not be able to have adequate staffing, the town of Vienna will hold its Independence Day celebration at Yeonas Park three days early on Friday, July 1, town officials announced June 3. “As much as...

Editor’s Notebook: No fireworks for you!

Here's a blast from the past, so to speak: The last-week-in-May edition of the Northern Virginia Sun back in 1936 reported that the Arlington County government had decided to maintain its prohibition on the sale of personal-use fireworks in...

Vienna bringing back Independence Day fireworks

There will be some COVID-necessitated alterations, but Vienna officials plan to resume Independence Day fireworks for 2021. The celebration is set for 9:30 p.m. at Yeonas Park. During to occupancy restrictions, this year’s event will be limited to town residents,...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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