Letter to the Editor: Who's at Fault in Arlington?

The Arlington County Board has spent considerable time and effort advocating for a "second signature" requirement and other measures to make it more difficult for property owners to tow illegally parked automobiles. This effort defies logic.

Arlington: An Inclusive Community

The Arlington County Board on Dec. 22 issued a letter, in Spanish and English, reaffirming the county’s commitment to welcoming immigrant populations, regardless of legal status.

Letter to the Editor: Growing Together in Arlington

This fall for my storytimes, I made a “Friendship Tree,” which serves as a fun reminder that while we are unique individuals with different needs, we also come together to enjoy stories in a cheerful, social environment and participate together as a united community.

Editorial: Unsung Heroes of Fairfax County Police Reform

Personal involvement of Culosi, Beltrante key to success of police commission.

The call for reform and transparency in Fairfax County Police began long before the shooting death of John Geer in August 2013.

Commentary: Comstock Addresses Top Priority Issues

Congresswoman’s report to the 10th district residents.

Welcome to the Arlington Children's Connection

Dear Readers: This week, the Arlington Connection turns over its pages to the youth and students.

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Letter to the Editor: Encourage Visitors to Alexandria

Instead of spending its energy figuring out how to attract shoppers from the new MGM casino, the city should expend more effort considering how to keep people coming to what is perhaps its biggest annual attraction, the Scottish Walk.

Letter to the Editor: Give Alexandria Police More Support

It appears that almost every day the headlines in local papers indicate that a violent crime has been committed in Alexandria.

Letter to the Editor: Missed Opportunity at Jefferson-Houston in Alexandria

During its redistricting process the school board has neglected Jefferson-Houston — the city’s only non-accredited school and by some measures the third worst school in the entire state.

Letter to the Editor: Balancing Capital Improvement Projects in Alexandria

Last Thursday the Alexandria School Board approved a capital budget for $611.1 million over the next 10 years.

Commentary: Quality Education at a Wise Cost

Winter break is good time for our high school seniors to focus on college.

Commentary: Burn, Burn, Burn!

The Story of Chanukah

The story of Chanukah happened more than 2,000 years ago.

Commentary: Civics Education

While I enjoy studying history and reading the stories of the past, I equally enjoy studying the writing of history—historiography—which is “the writing of history based on the critical examination of sources, the selection of particulars from the authentic materials, and the synthesis of particulars into a narrative that will stand the test of critical methods.”

Blessings in a Special Season in Potomac

In the Sound of the Bells

I fumbled in my wallet for a bill, my fingers a little numb from the frosty air. The man ringing the bell flashed me a smile and waited patiently for me to drop it into the red kettle.