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Local High Schools Win Cappies Awards

Local High Schools Win Cappies Awards

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Springfield Student Named LEGO’s 2024 Mini Master Model Builder

Springfield Student Named LEGO’s 2024 Mini Master Model Builder


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Three Pedestrians Killed By Train at Lake Accotink

One struck, two fell off bridge to their deaths.

One struck, two fell off bridge to their deaths.

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Alexandria Events Honoring Juneteenth

Highlights of Alexandria’s Black history and cultural experiences, including Juneteenth tours and celebrations, museum experiences, Black-owned businesses to support and more.

Highlights of Alexandria’s Black history and cultural experiences, including Juneteenth tours and celebrations, museum experiences, Black-owned businesses to support and more.

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Mayor Debate

NBC News4 Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey, left, moderates a debate between Alexandria mayoral candidates Alyia Gaskins, Steven Peterson and Amy Jackson June 4 at the George Washington National Masonic Memorial.


Senior Law Day 2024

“Protecting Ourselves as We Age: Essential Personal and Financial Strategies”

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Pride Fair

City celebrates Pride, hosts Drag Story Hour.

Hundreds turned out to Market Square for the 7th annual Alexandria Pride Fair as city leaders unveiled a Pride wrapped DASH bus and a rainbow crosswalk on the street in front of City Hall.

It's Graduation Season!

Our high school and college seniors have even more to look forward to as they celebrate their graduations and embark on their next steps into adulthood.


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Being Poor and Sick Should Not be a Crime

I have been watching other communities nationwide struggling with how to address homelessness. For some areas, their answer is to criminalize it, which now may be decided by the Supreme Court as to its constitutionality. It’s unfortunate that their best idea for ending homelessness was to make it a crime.

New Grant Program Tackles Food Security

The Arlington County Department of Human Services is launching a grant funding opportunity to boost food security in Arlington. Funding will be available to area 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, and public schools and universities with projects that support aspects of the Food Security Strategic Plan.

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Poignant Stories of Wartime Bravery and Heart

Fairfax Councilmembers talk about America’s heroes.

During Fairfax City’s Memorial Day ceremony, last Monday, May 27, two of the most poignant stories about America’s fallen veterans were told by Councilmembers Kate Doyle Feingold and Tom Ross:


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‘We Remember Those Who Sacrificed Their Tomorrows’

Fairfax City pays tribute to the fallen on Memorial Day.

VFW Post 8469 Chaplain Marcus Kuiper gave the opening prayer at Fairfax City’s annual Memorial Day ceremony, last Monday, May 27. Held at American Legion Post 177, it was jointly hosted by both posts and attended by more than 100 people. “We pray for those who gave their last, full measure of devotion – those who courageously laid down their lives for the cause of freedom,” said Kuiper. “Hear our prayers for those who put the welfare of others above their own and made the ultimate sacrifice.”

Senior Living: “Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.


Juneteenth Events Around Mount Vernon

Juneteenth Events Around Mount Vernon

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Tour de Clarendon Careens Around Corners in Arlington

Brendon Rhim wins Sunday’s Clarendon Cup 2024

It’s a short one kilometer route that turns sharp corners at Clarendon, Wilson, and Washington Boulevards — one hundred times. That is what makes the Armed Forces Cycling Classic (AFCC) so challenging. The 100 km race goes around 300 corners, each time potentially ending in a crash, as happened a few times on Sunday.

Arlington Pride Festival 2024

The Arlington Pride Festival 2024 will be at Long Bridge Park in National Landing on Saturday, June 29, for a day filled with celebration, diversity, and love.


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Ready, Set, Read

Summer reading adventure is underway.

The Arlington Library kicked off its summer reading adventure on Saturday, June 1 with fun activities, games and popsicles at the eight library locations.

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