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Regional population, job growth expected to be ‘manageable’

Northern Virginia localities should expect moderate levels of jobs growth in the coming two decades, with the metropolitan area as a whole adding perhaps 880,000 new ones by 2045. “We are a 1-percent-a-year, on average, growing region. This is not...

Letter: Not all Arlingtonians satisfied with status quo

Editor: Contrary to the piece in a recent Gazette regarding County Board member Takis Karantonis’ assertion that Arlington voters are generally satisfied with the performance of the County Board, I must respectfully disagree. Recall that Karantonis ascended to the board...

Swearing-in set for Arlington board member

Recently re-elected Arlington County Board member Takis Karantonis will be ceremonially sworn in for a four-year term on Tuesday, Dec. 14 at 4:30 p.m. at the county-government headquarters, 2100 Clarendon Blvd. Karantonis, a Democrat, won about 60 percent of the...

Winner: Arlington voters generally satisfied with governance

He performed on par with expectations – neither particularly better nor egregiously worse – but Takis Karantonis believes his success in retaining his County Board seat shows the Arlington public is generally supportive of the policies being followed by...

Final tally: Karantonis 60.06%, others split the remainder

In a race that most likely was over before it began, Democrat Takis Karantonis won an easy victory to continue his County Board service for four more years. Karantonis, who was elected to the County Board in a mid-2020 special...

Challengers split 40% as Karantonis cruises to new term

In a race that most likely was over before it began, Democrat Takis Karantonis won an easy victory to continue his County Board service for four more years. Karantonis, who was elected to the County Board in a mid-2020 special...

Endorsement: Karantonis for Arlington County Board

There are portions of the policy platforms of the three independents running against Democrat Takis Karantonis for County Board this fall that are appealing and show the challengers understand the issues: • Audrey Clement is correct that the local government’s...

Fund-raising for Arlington board race is not breaking bank

How anemic has been the fund-raising for the Arlington County Board race recently? So anemic, it might make one yearn for the days when cash-showering George Soros-backed political-action committees jumped in the fray to liven things up. (Just a little humor...

Editor’s Notebook: Normal(ish) times slowly on comeback

A couple of random notes from recent coverage suggest that we appear to be seeing some semblance of normalcy on the horizon, even in skittish Northern Virginia: The Fairfax County government has reopened a number of its senior centers, and...

Data: Karantonis goes 54-for-54 in precinct victories

Arlington County Board member Takis Karantonis won all 54 Arlington precincts in the June 8 primary, but challenger Chanda Choun came close in a number of them. While winning 32.7 percent of the overall vote, Choun scored more than 40...
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