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Editor’s Notebook: Crrrrrrash goes the housing market?

Quite the eye-opener from the Virginia Realtors trade group, which recently released the results of a late-May "flash poll" of its members. Remember how just a few months (weeks?) ago the real-estate market was tilted heavily toward sellers? Not anymore,...

Editor’s Notebook: Cracking under the stress?

What’s not to love about U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8th)? I mean, heck, we’re not exactly on the same page on many issues, yet he’s a good guy and represents the bulk of his constituents well. But I’m wondering if the...

Supervisors mull doubling surcharge to help taxi drivers

Fairfax County supervisors are slated to set a public hearing on June 28 to mull a proposed $2-per-ride emergency taxicab-fuel surcharge to offset the impact of skyrocketing fuel costs. Acting on a request from Old Dominion Transportation Group Inc., supervisors...

County Board set to vote on taxi-fare surcharge

Arlington County Board members on May 14 will hold what is likely to be a pro-forma public hearing before enacting a surcharge on taxi fares to help cabbies survive the high-gas-price environment the nation now finds itself in. Under the...

Arlington board mulls relief for taxi drivers

It may come a little late to undo the damage already done by spiraling gas prices, but Arlington County Board members will consider giving the local taxi industry some assistance on a short-term basis. Board members on April 23 are...

Editor’s Notebook: Best-laid plans …

In searching for an auto-themed article to go in our weekend edition, I came upon one that had been written in late 2021 but seemed appropriate for this very week. The theme: Strategies to beat the high cost of driving. And...

Editor’s Notebook: Getting off cheap at $3.79 a gallon

You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows (love you, Bob Dylan!) and you don’t need a PhD in economics to know that we’re in for a world of hurt when it comes to gas...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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