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So. Arlington neighborhood un-app-y with cut-through traffic

The Waze mobile app helps drivers get from Point A to Point B, but residents of a South Arlington neighborhood are unhappy it is taking them through their narrow street. Arlington County Board members have dispatched two of their own members in an effort to mediate concerns raised by a Crystal City-

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 11:30:00

Arlington Bridge To Be Destroyed

ARLINGTON, VA - The Arlington County Board has unanimously approved a $6.6 million contract to demolish the elevated South Clark Street roadway in Crystal City, and work will begin this fall. Officials want to remove the elevated roadway, which is located between 12th and 20th Streets South, to "imp

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:13:07

Card skimmer found on gas pump in Arlington

A credit card skimming device was discovered Monday inside a pump at an Arlington gas station after customers had complained of fraudulent activity on their accounts, according to police. Criminals use skimming devices to pull information off of credit and debit cards, and then make fraudulent purch

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-19 16:39:00

South Arlington Lions Club in race against time for Christmas-tree location

Arlington elected officials say they will do what they can to help the South Arlington Lions Club move forward with its traditional Christmas-tree sale this year. The club long has held the month-long sale on a parking lot at the FoodStar at the intersection of Columbia Pike and South George Mason D

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-19 11:30:00

Hurricane Jose Arlington Update: Storm Lingers Dangerously Near

ARLINGTON, VA - Hurricane Jose is currently lingering in the Atlantic Ocean just outside of the Chesapeake Bay, ominously close to the Arlington area. Fortunately, however, the current track shows him moving out to sea pretty soon. The Category 1 storm has seen its track shift a bit in the coming da

PATCH - 2017-09-19 15:48:10

Much Heat without Light in Arlington

Photo contributed Annually increasing participation in youth sports. Photo contributed The Williamsburg Middle School field. No one was happy on Saturday. Roughly 60 speakers came out to the County Board meeting on Sept. 16 to show their support or opposition to lighting the athletic fields nea

ARLINGTONCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Ready, Set, Bags in the Air in Arlington

Red striped and blue polka dot bags whiz through the air at Fairlington Community Center on Friday, Sept. 15. Contestants from across a wide spectrum of Northern Virginia are lined up in lanes for the singles corn hole competition for the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics (NVSO). The sign-in desk is

ARLINGTONCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Arlington officials: Nope, Jimmy Carter executive order can't help us

When president, Jimmy Carter signed an executive order that one Arlington civic activists believes would help the county recruit and retain federal agencies. (White House photo) When president, Jimmy Carter signed an executive order that one Arlington civic activists believes would help the county r

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-18 16:00:00

Alexandria and Arlington Animal Watch

This was reported recently by the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, which operates the city animal shelter and provides animal control services to the city. For information or to report emergencies involving animals 24 hours a day, call 703-746-4774 or go to alexandriaanimals.org. Water rescue: D

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-19 13:01:00

10 Commutes Ranked Across Northern Virginia

Several commutes in Northern Virginia have gotten worse in recent years, according to nearly a decade of survey data from the U.S. Census Bureau. In the latest American Community Survey, residents of counties and large cities were asked questions on a wide range of topics, including the time it take

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-20 19:28:00

TED Talk on vulnerability inspires state Teacher of the Year

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) - A TED Talk shaped Michelle Cottrell-Williams' perspective as a teacher. The talk, led by scholar Brene Brown, delved into how vulnerability and shame influence people's connections with one another, Cottrell-Williams recalled. The 35-year-old teacher took the lesson to heart an

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 17:55:21

Supervisors eye county employee compensation overhaul

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017 by Sydney Kashiwagi, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story After a comprehensive review of how Loudoun County government pays its employees, changes could be coming. Last week, members the Board of Supervisors' finance co

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 22:20:40

Fairfax Police: church volunteer stole thousands from offering plate

A 53-year-old Fairfax County woman faces multiple charges after police say she stole money from the church offering plate. Sandra Irene Cortes, of Annandale, was charged with three counts of grand larceny for allegedly stealing several thousand dollars from the Queen of Apostles Church in Alexandria

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-20 17:22:00

New business group works to 'fight the blight,' draw businesses to downtown area

The SoHy Collective is responsible for repainting the H-shaped planters in Centennial Park. Photo by Krissi Humbard BY KRISSI HUMBARD - You may have noticed that Route 1 in downtown Hyattsville is a little more colorful these days. New art is transforming the Arts District, thanks to a group of loca

HYATTSVILLELIFE.COM - 2017-09-20 15:57:34

Slideshow: See what young artists created at the King Street Art Festival

A toddler creates artwork at the Alexandria Times booth at the King Street Art Festival (Photo Credit: Marty Devine) During last weekend's King Street Art Festival, the Alexandria Times booth invited children to create art of their own. Featured on the slideshow below are the best pieces of artwork

ALEXTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 19:23:11

Governor McAuliffe And Partners Launch New Transit Services On I-66

I-66 Commuter Choice ribbon cutting today in Falls Church (courtesy photo) Governor Terry McAuliffe today joined the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Department of Rail and Public Transportation, the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, and state and local leaders to celebrate the

ALEXANDRIANEWS.ORG - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Northam Lashes Gillespie on GOP Misdeeds in Washington, Richmond

VIRGINIA DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL candidate Ralph Northam at Tuesday's debate. (Photo: News-Press) Democratic Virginia Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam, now running for governor in the upcoming November election, took his Republican counterpart Ed Gillespie to task for his association with unpopula

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:55:38

Editorial: The Upside of Fixing Old Racist Errors

There is a significant added benefit to the process underway in Fairfax County now to change the name of the Falls Church-area J.E.B. Stuart High School, named for a Confederate general, which the county school board voted to do last month, and will review the balloting conducted last weekend to arr

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:33:54

Hillary's Revival Of Paul Tillich

Probably unintended, but what Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote in her now-best selling memoir What Happened may help trigger a very badly needed new reform movement in mainstream religious institutions. On the one hand, religion is in a very sad state of affairs in the U.S. now, something that its enemi

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 21:16:43

High School Renaming Vote Favors 'Stuart,' 'Marshall' & 'Johns'

(Photo: Drew Costley) The J.E.B. Stuart High School pyramid's community vote on Saturday to suggest a new name to Fairfax County Public School system revealed a suggestion that the Superintendent and school board may find all too familiar. The top vote getter was "Stuart, Stuart Raiders," with 819 p

FALLS CHURCH NEWS-PRESS - 2017-09-20 19:41:30