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Virginians spending more on groceries than U.S. average

Virginians expend slightly more, both in absolute terms and as a percentage of overall household spending, on food than those in the nation as a whole, according to a new report. An analysis by Filterbuy found that percapita annual grocery...

Arlington man arrested after supermarket shooting

Fairfax County police have charged a 33-year-old Arlington man in connection with a shooting that occurred Nov. 20 at the Food Star supermarket at 5521 Leesburg Pike. According to police, officers were called to the store at 6:43 p.m. by...

Editor’s Notebook: Come now … this isn’t really about the environment

A grocery store that shall remain unnamed except it isn't either Giant or Safeway put out a press release a couple of days ago, saying that it was doing away with plastic bags in Northern Virginia, and intimating it...

Church offers thank-you to grocery workers across region

Approximately 5,000 grocery workers in and around the Arlington community recently received gift bags from Grace Community Church, part of the congregation’s efforts to thank those supporting the region during the COVID pandemic. “Grocery-store workers are the unsung heroes in...

Arlington board calls time-out on supermarket controversy

Agreeing with some residents that county staff may have taken a ready-fire-aim approach to the topic, Arlington County Board members on March 23 deferred for a month a proposal to give the owners of the Pentagon Row development more...
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Holiday nostalgia on tap at Alden Theatre

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at...
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