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Learning in Arlington about 18th Century Life

Seventy-two students from Our Good Savior Lutheran School attended the Woman's Club of Arlington’s Black History Month program, “Sewers, Spinners and Weavers,” on Monday, Feb. 6.

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The Northside Social in Arlington Recently a Movie Set

The Northside Social in Arlington was recently a movie set for JAVA, the first short film produced in the Mason Film Lab, a new initiative by the Film and Video Studies program at George Mason University.

Commentary: Progress on Mental Health

A robust legislative agenda seeking to improve Virginia’s approach to mental health crises emerged this year from the Joint Subcommittee Studying Mental Health Services.

Puppies and Pretty Prints

Rescued dogs find forever homes through PetConnect.

If pretty florals caught the eye at the Lilly Pulitzer store at Westfield Montgomery, it was was the puppies scattered throughout the prints that stole the show.

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Another Valentine's Day Love Story

Gay and Tony Barclay live in an old farmhouse built in the 1860s.

Gay, 67, and Tony Barclay, 71, of Potomac have been married for 40 years; they live on River Road in an old farmhouse built in the 1860s.

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Lessons in Caring and Sharing

Kindergartners at Carderock Springs Elementary School held a Valentine’s Day party on Feb. 14.

News Brief: Learn about Asian Vegetables

Author Wendy Kiang-Spray will address the Metropolitan Washington Garden Club on Wednesday, March 1, 8 p.m. at Fellowship Hall, Bethesda United Church of Christ, 10010 Fernwood Road, Bethesda.

Getting Motivated to Exercise in Potomac

Potomac Community Village is partnering with the National Institute on Aging’s Go4Life program, in a pilot workshop set for Friday, March 24, 1-2:20 p.m. at Potomac United Methodist Church.

Free Tax Help Available in Montgomery County

Low income taxpayers in Montgomery County have a variety of opportunities to get free income tax preparation and tax counseling before the Tuesday, April 18 tax deadline.

Olde Towne Pet Resort Adds Rockville Location

Expansion brings $9 million pet care facility to Montgomery County.

Olde Towne Pet Resort, a pet care and boarding facility, is launching its third location in Rockville this month.

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Matching Pets to Their Owners

Animal shelters’ counselors help families find the right fit when seeking a pet adoption.

Natasha had been abandoned and was wandering the streets of Arlington under the blaze of a hot summer sun when she was rescued and taken to a local shelter.

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Lawmaker Work Group to Examine Virginia Predatory Lending

Panel to investigate internet loans, car-title loans and open-end lines of credit.

The growing chorus of criticism about predatory lending in Virginia may not have prompted lawmakers to start passing laws to crack down on the industry. But it has accomplished one thing, formation of a work group.

In Session: Virginia Assembly Briefs

Robert Johnson of Woodbridge understands the mental health crisis from a personal perspective.

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A Record Year for Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s Association of the National Capital Region honors its supporters.

Megan Newman told her story at the Alzheimer’s Association “Wall of Hope” reception at Tysons Corner on Feb. 9. She was only 18, a senior in high school, when her mother started to ask the same question more than once.

Opinion: Budget Season in Fairfax County

Attend a town hall meeting and express your priorities.

Alexandria and Arlington each have a meals tax, both enacted without a referendum because as urban forms of government in Virginia, their local elected bodies were authorized to enact the tax legislatively.

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TD Bank Great Falls Branch Now Open

A grand opening celebration was held for the new TD Bank branch in the Great Falls Village Centre on Saturday, Feb. 18.

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Our Quiet Cat, Pippin

My family has been blessed these past two years to have Pippin in our lives.

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Beatrice Kelly-Russo to Play for Lynchburg College

Local high school senior Beatrice Kelly-Russo has accepted a bid by Lynchburg College to play on its championship woman’s soccer team.

Week in Vienna

Women’s History, Personal Take

The Vienna Area Branch of The American Association of University Women (AAUW) will host a free event on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, 7-9 p.m., at the Patrick Henry Library Meeting Room, 101 Maple Ave. East, Vienna.

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Meet Bruce and Sambuca

We have two rescue dogs who we love dearly — they are truly part of the family!