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W-L Boys’ XC Makes First State Appearance in 33 Years

Generals finish eighth in 6A race at Great Meadow.

The W-L boys' cross country team competed at Great Meadow on Nov. 15.

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

In October 2014, 226 Arlington homes sold between $2,860,000-$62,000.

Arlington Home Sales: October, 2014

Arlington: A New Audience for a Beloved Tale

When Mozart wrote “The Magic Flute” in the late 1700s, it's hard to imagine he envisioned an audience entirely filled with elementary school children.

Arlington County Board Cancels Streetcar

Fisette cites “political realities.”

After nearly 10 years of planning, the Arlington County Board has decided to end the Arlington-Fairfax Streetcar project.

Arlington Sports: Correction

In the Nov. 12 edition of The Arlington Connection, it was incorrectly reported that the Washington-Lee cross country program had no runners qualify for the state meet.

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And the Bands Played On

Two local high schools reach finals.

“I was absolutely thrilled with [my students’] efforts” in “very difficult conditions for a marching band,” said Band Director Adam Foreman of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria.

Arlington Opinion: Why Shop Small? Shop Large Locally

Small business Saturday isn’t enough; don’t wait until then, and don’t stop after that.

There is a joy to shopping in local stores at the holidays, to participating in community traditions and celebrations, to walking along a sidewalk with the streets decked out for the holidays, to being greeting by someone likely to be the owner of the store, to finding gifts that are not mass-produced.

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Arlington: Wakefield Football Earns First Playoff Win

Warriors defeat Potomac Falls, will face Tuscarora.

Wakefield defeated Potomac Falls in first round of 5A North region playoffs.

Arlington’s Signature Presents 'Sex With Strangers'

Opposites attract as two strangers are trapped by a snowstorm in a secluded cabin.

Signature Theater in Arlington is staging the savvy and sexy "Sex With Strangers" through Dec. 7, 2014.

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Trick or Treat in Shirlington

Zombies, firefighters, cheerleaders and frozen princesses filled the sidewalks with dozens of other costumed characters for an afternoon of Trick or Treating in Shirlington on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 1.

General Election Results

Source: Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Virginia Department of Elections, unofficial as of Nov. 11.

Thanksgiving Help for Those in Need

Roll up those sleeves and help.

This week is the week to jump in to help the many organizations that will help needy families through the holidays. Here are a few ideas of how to help, but the opportunities are limitless. More than 236,000 people living in the area do not have access to enough food to sustain an active, healthy life for all members of their households, according to Catholic Charities.

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Marymount’s Annual Pink Dinner

For four years and counting the Pink Dinner at Marymount University has raised awareness on campus and in the community about breast cancer, early detection and treatment options.

Wakefield Football To Host First Playoff Game

Warriors will face Potomac Falls at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.

Wakefield will host Potomac Falls on Friday.

W-L Boys’ XC Wins Conference 6 Championship

Girls’ finish runner-up, qualify for regionals.

The W-L boys' cross country team won the Conference 6 title.

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