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Editor’s Notebook: Could we meet in the snowy middle?

Now, I'm a reasonable person. I do not expect Northern Virginia school districts to have the same response to winter weather as do those in the frozen north, where snowstorms are a regular occurrence and the equipment and...

Uh-oh: Arlington school system almost out of snow days

Arlington school leaders may have to reconfigure their 2021-22 calendar if Mother Nature throws any more snowballs at the region. With all five days last week lost to snow – technically, four to snow and one to causes noted below...

Editor’s Notebook: To live (and die) by snowfall predictions

The total inch count at Reagan National Airport -- the region's official measuring spot -- was 6.7 inches for Monday's "sneak-attack storm" (I like that phrase), bringing the season-to-date total there to 6.9 inches. So that means that all those...

Residents urged to take it easy when shoveling snow

In light of this winter’s first major snowstorm, which began pummeling the region Jan. 3, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department officials encourage local residents to take safety precautions if they are going to shovel snow. It is important to...

Snowstorm gives many an extra day off

Rain had turned to snow by 5 a.m. across much of the local region, a precursor to a messy morning that is likely to extend by a least a day the long holiday weekend for students and workers. Heavy bursts...

Arlington plows ahead with winter-weather planning

With the first flakes already having hit the ground on Dec. 8 – albeit in the form of what colloquially is called “conversational snow” – Arlington government officials are gearing up to face Mom Nature, come what may this...

Editor’s Notebook: How low will the snow go?

With some flakes in the forecast for this morning, it seems time to dust off the predictions of the experts (as if there is such a thing as a "weather expert" ...) and peruse the wintertime forecasts in terms...

Vienna stocks up on road-deicer as winter looms

In preparation for winter, the Vienna Town Council on Nov. 15 authorized the town’s Department of Public Works to purchase $150,000 worth of road deicing salt for fiscal year 2022. Town officials will ride a Montgomery County, Md., government contract...

New contract sheds light on snow-removal at airports

How much does it cost to clear snow from Northern Virginia’s two main airports? According to a new contract, the total over five years amounts to roughly $8.6 million. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is in the process of inking...
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Potomac School second in state softball tourney

For a third straight time, the season ended for the Potomac School Panthers girls softball team with a loss...
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