: Arlington


Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014

Naked woman shows up to visit husband in Arlington jail, joins him, police say

She had to see her husband. What’s more romantic than that?

By Tom Jackman  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Arlington County jail, Maura Fussell

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 03/06/2014

Ben’s Chili Bowl comes to Rosslyn, Bill Cosby gets first half-smoke

Large crowd greets opening of second Ben’s outpost, as Cosby jokes and then heckles others.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:13 PM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Ben's Chili Bowl, Bill Cosby, Rosslyn

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 03/03/2014

Arlington appoints acting economic development chief

Cynthia Richmond will temporarily replace Terry Holzheimer as chief, after Holzheimer’s death Saturday.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:53 PM ET, 03/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, arlington economic development, business development, economic development

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Voters to choose between four Arlington County Board candidates

The four are: Democrat Alan Howze, Independent John Vihstadt, Independent Green Janet Murphy and Independent Stephen Holbrook.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  12:24 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, arlington county board, special election

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 02/13/2014

Why do Arlington and Alexandria wait?

While almost all governments declared themselves closed to business Wednesday night, the two inside-the-Beltway suburbs waited until 5 a.m. or so on Thursday to surrender to the snow.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  02:54 PM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington County, closings, snow, snow days

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Arlington sets special election for April 8

At least six candidates are vying to fill Arlington County Board seat that was vacated by Chris Zimmerman.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, arlington county board, Democrats, independents, republicans, special election

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Vihstadt picks up Arlington GOP endorsement

By Patricia Sullivan  |  12:13 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  alan howze, Arlington, arlington county board, john vihstadt, special election

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 01/23/2014

The cost of a local campaign among Arlington Democrats

The numbers are in for the upcoming County Board primary race, and they’re pretty daunting.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  05:28 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 01/17/2014

When is a husband not a husband?

Arlington County Board chairman Jay Fisette and his spouse Bob Rosen are not married under Virginia law. Hence, no disclosure of Rosen’s finances is required.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  01:08 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, bob rosen, jay fisette, virginia financial disclosure

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 01/09/2014

Arlington Dems sort through County Board wannabes

Arlington Democrats pondered the common conundrum of electoral politics Wednesday night.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  01:03 PM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Columbia Pike, Democrats, streetcar

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 11/29/2013

No noise is bad noise in Fairfax County -- for now

A 2009 state Supreme Court ruling invalidated most municipal noise ordinances. Fairfax and Arlington are moving to fix theirs.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington County, Fairfax County, noise ordinance, Peppermint Beach Club, Virginia Supreme Court

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013

Arlington woman leaves her estate, worth more than $700,000, to the Arlington library

The retired patent attorney also served as a legal guardian and was a regular Arlington library patron.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Arlington County Public Library, Rosemarie Bowie

Posted at 05:36 AM ET, 09/10/2013

Ben’s Chili Bowl coming to Arlington; late nights in Rosslyn about to get a lot better

The D.C. institution comes to Wilson Boulevard. But how late will they stay open?

By Tom Jackman  |  05:36 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Ben's Chili Bowl, Colonial Village, Rosslyn

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013

At 102, Martha Ann Miller’s autobiography goes into second printing, and lands on Amazon.com

The Arlington educator's first edition sold out, but a second edition is better, she says

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Brown v. Board of Education, integration, Martha Ann Miller, Schools, Stratford Junior High School

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 08/27/2013

Arlington garage where ‘Deep Throat’ spilled secrets is marked for demolition

The Rosslyn garage, built in the 1960s, is slated to be replaced by a new office building.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:53 AM ET, 08/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Deep Throat, Mark Felt, Rosslyn, Watergate

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 07/03/2013

In Arlington, state wants to develop and build over I-66 in Rosslyn, East Falls Church Metro

Virginia considers the possibility of selling air rights over I-66 in Rosslyn and near the East Falls Church Metro station.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:31 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  air rights, Arlington, development, East Falls Church, Metro, Rosslyn

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 05/21/2013

On Roosevelt Island, no trash cans -- and no trash

Is the concept of removing trash cans to cut down on trash working? Early signs point to yes, parks officials say.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, George Washington Memorial Parkway, National Park Service, Theodore Roosevelt Island, trash free parks

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 05/13/2013

To keep Arlington's Iwo Jima memorial trash free, trash cans are removed by the park service

People are expected to plan for, and remove, any trash they create.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 05/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Arlington, Iwo Jima Memorial, Marine Corps War Memorial, National Park Service

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 04/23/2013

Arlington's Frank Fumich runs 78 miles, raises $33,000 to benefit Boston bombing victims

The veteran runner ran three consecutive marathons to raise money for Martin Richard's wounded family members, and cleared his goal by a lot.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:32 AM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Boston bombings, Boston Marathon, Frank Fumich, Jeff Bauman, Martin Richard