Arlington Opinion

Arlington Opinion


Letter: ‘Gifts That Give Hope’

Letter to the Editor

Thank you for your timely opinion piece reminding readers of community needs and listing alternatives to buying material gifts.

Editorial: Holidays Are About Giving

The holidays are about giving, and giving thanks. The holidays are about children and family. The holidays are about sharing, about joy.

Opinion Editorial: Making One’s Mark

Simon was a smart little mixed breed, black with a white patch on his chest. He loved to be walked.

Letter: When Darkness Falls and Dreams Die

Letter to the Editor

Arlington has 28 movie screens. Imagine living in a town with only one screen. Now visualize that screen going dark forever.

Letter: Criminal Justice Process at Work

Letter to the Editor

The Arlington community is obviously relieved to learn that an arrest has been made in the case of Bonnie Black — the victim who was murdered in her home.

Letter: Scouting for Food

My name is Aidan McGowan and I am a Boy Scout in Troop 111 in Arlington. I would like to bring to your attention an upcoming annual food drive for the needy, “Scouting for Food.”

Letter: Importance of Libraries

Letter to the Editor

I am a resident of Arlington and I wanted to write in to express how impressed I am with the programs my local library has in place to promote literacy in children.

Letter: Uniting the Community

Letter to the Editor

There's a candidate for County Board who can bring people from all different backgrounds together.

Editorial: Vote Now to Avoid the Earthquake

Early voting available for most voters now; vote by Nov. 3.

The news is all about Donald, Hilary, Bernie, Carlie, Joe and Jeb. That’s next year, November 2016. The election in less than a month matters here in Northern Virginia. What are your priorities?

Editorial: Changing Perspective on Death Penalty

Evolving standards will eclipse the death penalty entirely at some point in the future.

It’s sad to see senseless death as a response to senseless death. Alfred R. Prieto is not a sympathetic figure, a serial killer who was on death row in California when DNA connected him to murders and rapes in Reston and Arlington that took place in 1988. He is scheduled for execution this week, at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 1.

Letter: School Board’s Responsibility

Letter to the Editor

The Arlington County School Board's first priority must be ensuring that it provides a first class education to every enrolled student.

Editorial: Focusing on Suicide Prevention

Help is a phone call away.

This week is Suicide Prevention Week. Preventing suicide means paying attention to mental health and treating depression, and there is no better time to focus on that than the first week of school.

Editorial: How to Vote; It Matters

Voting begins in two weeks, Sept. 18.

Election Day is Nov. 3, and on that day, virtually every state and local office is on the ballot. In-person absentee voting begins Sept. 18, barely two weeks from now.

Arlington: How to Vote; It Matters

Voting begins in two weeks, Sept. 18.

Election Day is Nov. 3, and on that day, virtually every state and local office is on the ballot.

Poem: The Hills of Arlington

There was a house, there on the corner,