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APS tosses in towel on its mask mandate (for now)

After months of refusing even to consider loosening mask mandates in its facilities, the leadership of Arlington Public Schools on Feb. 28 threw in the towel – at least for the time being. The trigger was the Feb. 25 reversal...

Editor’s Notebook: McKay seems on a mission … to move up

Much like when popes issue their Christmas greetings to the world, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jeff McKay likes to issue pronouncements for public consumption. (One could say "McKay ain't no pope," but that is pretty much assumed, on...

Editor’s Notebook: Parsing the campaign kickoffs

The Arlington County Democratic Committee had a bigger matter on its plate last week (the School Board caucus contretemps), but the two candidates who kicked off their 2022 campaigns deserve a little of kindly Uncle Scott’s feedback on their...

Editor’s Notebook: Live by the polling, die by the polling

Last week's Falls Church News-Press asked Falls Churchians (I am now one on a temporary basis, although I did not participate) to respond to this poll question: "Should the City of Falls Church defy the governor's anti-mask mandate?" The results came...

Editor’s Notebook: Why not accentuate the positive?

The COVID-hysteria drumbeat in the press, the government (at all levels) and half the country continues unabated, even though, as one medical professional on a left-leaning media outet (NBC-LX, for those playing along) blurted out the truth recently, Omicron...
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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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