Arlington Local


Arlington Home Sales: September, 2014

In September 2014, 229 Arlington homes sold between $2,183,767-$63,000.

Arlington Home Sales: September, 2014

An Economic Debate

8th Congressional District candidates differ over priorities.

Congressional candidates Don Beyer and Micah Edmond squared off last week at a forum in what could rank as one of the election season’s tamest political debates.

Waging Upstream Battle Against Mainstream Parties

Taking a Chance on an Independent.

John Saylor says with pride that he was Gwendolyn Beck’s friend long before he became her campaign manager. Like most friends in the Washington area, he’d talk politics with Beck.

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Synetic Stages ‘The Island of Dr. Moreau’

Brings “human beast” hybrids to life from 1896 novel by H.G. Wells.  

Synetic Theatre in Crystal City will open its 2014-2015 season with "The Island of Dr. Moreau" Oct. 2 through Nov. 1.

Carson Runs as Libertarian

Jeffrey Carson, the 8th district’s Libertarian candidate, has an unconventional campaign.

Election Summit

Following Don Beyer’s political journey.

Don Beyer likes climbing mountains. One of his two current dreams is to climb a via feratta, one of the climbing routes along the alps. Beyer has a certain fascination with the Eiger, or “The North Wall.” For Beyer, the appeal is in the challenge.

Walking the District

On the campaign trail with Micah Edmond.

Micah Edmond’s 8th District Congressional campaign has a problem.

40 Under 40 Honorees

Leadership Arlington has named the inaugural honorees for its regional 40 Under 40 event.

“Flourishing After 55”

Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs for Oct. 26-Nov. 1.

Exceptional Schools Fair

Event provides information for parents of special needs children.

Parents of special needs children will have a forum to learn about educational opportunities available to them in the Washington, D.C. area next month.

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APAH Celebrates 25 Years in Affordable Housing

The Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) honored retired state Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple and Brian P. Coulter, managing partner, and The JBG Companies, at its 25th anniversary annual fundraiser at the Clarendon Ballroom on Oct. 8.

Favola’s Work Against Domestic Violence Honored

State Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31) was honored Monday, Oct. 6, by the Fairfax County Domestic Violence Community with its Legislator Award of Excellence for her work regarding domestic violence and support for women, children and families.

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Focus on Transportation

Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance presents regional priorities at 10th annual event.

“What You Need to Know about Transportation in Five Minutes or Less” was the working title of this year’s Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance (NVTA) seminar and reception held on Sept. 30 at Capital One’s auditorium in McLean.

New Voter Identification Requirements

There are new requirements for voter identification that voters must bring with them to the polling place.

Chamber Supports Bond Referendum

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce's board of directors on Sept. 25 voted to support the transportation/Metro and school bonds on the Arlington ballot in November.