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Arlington mulls some additional lowering of speed limits

A pedestrian-safety initiative or a war on vehicles? You make the call. Arlington County Board members are slated to hold a public hearing in September to reduce the speed limits on portions of Fairfax Drive and 5th Road South, another...

Editor’s Notebook: The need for speed (WWII) edition

A week or so back, I noted that, in a Sun Gazette local-history item from the late 1970s, it was recorded that Virginians were the most likely, among residents of the 50 states, to adhere to the 55-mph speed...

Editor’s Notebook: Virginians didn’t have the need for speed?

We’ll stick our big toe (because the corporate lawyers won’t let us stick anything else) into the deep end of the pool that is the Northern Virginia Sun’s archives today, celebrating this weekend’s arrival with a couple of items...

Arlington aims to reduce speed limit on certain thoroughfares

Those with the need for speed are not going to like it, but Arlington County Board members on July 17 are expected to reduce speed limits by up to 10 mph on a number of different stretches of asphalt...

Speeding to cost you more on Blake Lane in Oakton

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on May 18 unanimously approved installation of signs reading “$200 Additional Fine for Speeding” on Blake Lane in Oakton. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will ask the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to...

Editor’s Notebook: Virginians as rule-followers?

We dig into the Northern Virginia Sun archives for some items today, starting with the news from this coming week back in 1979 that a new survey puts Virginians at the top of the pack when it comes to...
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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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