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Arlington Home Sales: July, 2014

In July 2014, 281 Arlington homes sold between $2,000,000-$125,000.

Arlington Home Sales: July, 2014

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Wakefield Field Hockey Receives Confidence Boost

Warriors beat Woodbridge on first day of Under the Lights tournament.

The Wakefield field hockey team split its four games at the Under the Lights tournament.

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Wakefield’s Wilson Working Toward Playing College Football

Q&A: Senior quarterback entering second season with Warriors.

Wakefield quarterback Riley Wilson has a strong desire to play college football.

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Washington-Lee Football Poised to Defend District Title

Generals return running back Harris, strong offensive line.

The W-L football team won its first district title since 1975 last season.

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Safety at a Crossroads in Poor Communities Across Northern Virginia

Less affluent neighborhoods in Northern Virginia suffer from higher pedestrian fatalities.

A national database of pedestrian crashes compiled by Governing Magazine shows 95 pedestrian fatalities in Northern Virginia between 2008 and 2012. While 26 of the pedestrian fatalities occurred in wealthy neighborhoods, where the per capita income is more than $53,000, a much larger number happened in poor communities like this stretch of Route 1 in Mount Vernon.

MS Is BS Blues Fest

The 2nd annual MS Is BS Blues Fest got underway Saturday afternoon, Aug. 9, in South Arlington.

Flourishing After 55 (8/13/2014)

“Flourishing After 55” from Arlington Office of Senior Adult Programs, for Aug. 24-30.

Innovation Installation

The Ballston Business Improvement District unveiled “Beachfront Potential” and “Missed Connections,” on Thursday, Aug. 7.

Room for All

Local builders redesign a home with a wheelchair-bound boy in mind.

When the owners of an Arlington home approached Russ Glickman, founder of Glickman Design Build, for a home renovation, they had one primary goal in mind: making the home accessible for their elementary school-aged son, who is confined to a wheelchair, while ensuring the renovations were consistent with the home’s existing aesthetic.

In His Uncle’s Memory

Arlington resident joins in Johns Hopkins Ride to Conquer Cancer.

As part of the Capital Region’s first ever Ride to Conquer Cancer, Guckenberg will be cycling 150 miles throughout the D.C. metropolitan area’s countryside Sept. 13-14.

Boeing Backpack Drive Returns

The back lobby at Boeing in Rosslyn was humming with activity as employees filled 875 elementary school backpacks on Friday morning, Aug. 8.

W-L Football Poised To Defend District Title

Generals return RB Harris, strong offensive line.

Shortly after the Washington-Lee football team defeated Yorktown in the 2013 regular-season finale, securing the Generals’ first district title in nearly four decades, head coach Josh Shapiro said members of the W-L program weren’t the only ones enjoying the accomplishment.

Arlington Teasers: 8/13/2014

Teasers from this week's issue.

From the Streets to Safety and Success

Before the CLRC opened in the Centreville Square Shopping Center, day laborers stood on the nearby street corners and outside the Centreville Regional Library and employers hired them from there. But many didn’t get work and, often, some who did were cheated out of their wages by employers refusing to pay them after the job was done.

Celebrate Arlington

From Aug. 6-10, the Arlington County Fair will be in full gear featuring live performances, competitions, carnival rides and more. The free event, which has been going on for more than 35 years, has a mission to “showcase the best of Arlington.”

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