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Editorial: Celebrate, Shop, Dine Locally in Arlington

Every day can be “small business day.”

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

Letter to the Editor: Listen to Arlington Students about Country’s Future

Last Wednesday morning, every 10 year old in the United States woke up to the reality of President-elect Donald Trump.

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A Violation of the Comprehensive Plan

Reston resident analyzes Saint John’s Wood redevelopment proposal.

A group of determined neighbors are holding steadfast in their opposition to the proposed redevelopment plans for the St. Johns Wood (SJW) apartment complex. John Mooney is a member of Reclaim Reston. He added his signature to those of more than 675 locals who signed Reston resident Susanne Andersson-Tosado’s on-line petition opposing the project.

Great Falls: Let Students Observe Veterans Day

Letter to the Editor

I did notice that Feb. 6, 2017 is a student holiday though. Is Feb. 6, 2017 a Student Holiday because the Super Bowl is the day before on Feb. 5, 2017?? Coincidental? I hope so. If not, that is shameful and disrespectful to the Veterans of this great Republic. Let’s get our priorities straight and allow the children of Fairfax County to acknowledge, observe, and learn about our veteran’s service by observing this day as a National Holiday.

Commentary: Tackling Sewage Issue Together

I write as a lifelong environmentalist and as the Mayor of Alexandria. All of us have a deep and abiding obligation to our land, water, and air. It is not a burden, but rather an honor.

Letter to the Editor: Don’t Compare Bikeshare to Mass Transit

In last week’s edition of this newspaper there was an article featuring Capital Bikeshare and it’s expansion issues. As part of this examination a lengthy comparison was made to public transportation and its financial dynamics, especially the role of public subsidies.

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Letter to the Editor: Fulfill CIP Proposal

Our Alexandria City Public Schools Superintendent, Dr. Alvin Crawley, should be commended and supported for his FY 2018-2027 Proposed Capital Improvement Program Budget (CIP) which proposes solutions to the continuing capacity crisis at all grades in our public schools.

Arlington Editorial: Holidays Are for Giving

Give thanks and share locally.

The holidays are about giving, and giving thanks.

Potomac Editorial: Holidays Are for Giving

Give thanks and share locally; tens of thousands of families around us are in need.

The holidays are about giving, and giving thanks.

Alexandria Editorial: Holidays Are for Giving

Give thanks and share locally; tens of thousands of families around us are in need.

The holidays are about giving, and giving thanks.

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Editorial Cartoon

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An Open Letter to County Officials: Deny John’s Wood Redevelopment

I urgently request that you deny the current Saint John’s Wood Apartments redevelopment proposal because of its serious non-conformities with the Fairfax County Comprehensive Plan.

Editorial: Holidays Are for Giving

Give thanks and share locally; tens of thousands of families in Fairfax County are in need.

The holidays are about giving, and giving thanks.

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Opinion: Editorial Cartoon

Cartoon by Steven G. Artley

Letter to the Editor: Enforcement Visibly Needed

The Alexandria city manager’s response to my letter of Oct. 27 regarding “traffic lawlessness” in Alexandria is with all due respect, beyond the pale.