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Arlington: 45th District Candidates Struggle To Out-Democrat Each Other

Democratic primary candidates find differences on education and environment.

If residents are having a difficult time differentiating between the platforms of the five Democratic candidates running for the 45th district delegate seat, they are not alone.

Mount Vernon: Dougherty Connects Chamber with Community

Focusing on small business and economic development.

Prior to becoming the Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce executive director, Dougherty worked for U.S. Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah). Later, she served in several senior positions during the Reagan Administration. This included assignments at the Department of Housing and Urban Development and Department of Energy.

Alexandria: Clear Frontrunner in Mayoral Fundraising Race

While the race for the Democratic primary in Alexandria’s mayoral election remains hotly contested, incumbent William Euille remains the clear winner in terms of fundraising.

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Alexandria: What’s Next For Patrick Henry?

Schools and Parks Department proposals each stalled by the other.

Alexandria Public Schools’ plans to rebuild Patrick Henry Elementary School around the location of the current site have hit a snag.

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Looking at the Alternatives

Information presented on I-66/Route 28 interchange improvement.

One day, in the not-too-distant future, the I-66/Route 28 interchange in Centreville will be improved to reduce congestion and make life easier for every driver using it. But first, VDOT and area residents are deciding how best to proceed.

Centreville/Chantilly Roundups for the Week of May 27

Fairfax County Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a critical missing adult. Fifty-six-year-old In Hong Won walked away from his home in Centreville on May 20.

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Potomac: Working Together To Battle Homelessness

Three honored at coalition’s 25th anniversary gala.

The recent fundraising gala for Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless surpassed the organization’s goal.

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington Walk for the Animals

The Animal Welfare League of Arlington held its 20th Annual Walk for the Animals and Pet Fest at Bluemont Park on May 9.

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Great Falls: ‘Damage Done,’ Now What?

Construction of trail from Turner Farm to Seneca Road to proceed in phases; residents hope to save as many trees as possible.

At The Old Brogue, the Great Falls Historical Society awarded John J. Adams the Jean Tibbetts History Award, partly for his decades of work to preserve the historic integrity of the 12-mile beloved roadway. But at precisely the same time, across the street at the Great Falls Library, the Great Falls Trail Blazers were discussing the clearing of mature trees along the Pike, a road they hope to make more enjoyable and accessible to pedestrians, cyclists, equestrians and others.

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Mount Vernon: Candidates Seek Primary Victory

At forums, four candidates seek to differentiate themselves.

Mount Vernon residents have not experienced such intense political competition to choose a Democratic nominee for an elected local office in a generation.

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Lord and Lady Fairfax at Large

Bulova names Kate Hanley and Lt. Col. John P. McAnaw as Lady and Lord Fairfax at large.

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova named Katherine K. Hanley, former board chairman, as this year’s At-Large Lady Fairfax.

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Sully’s Lord and Lady Fairfax

Jerrold L. Foltz and Bonnie L. Hobbs are Lord and Lady Fairfax from Sully District.

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. announced the 2015 Lords and Ladies Fairfax at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

The Fight for the 45th

Democratic primary candidates vying to replace Delegate Krupicka lay out campaign priorities.

As with most candidates in a primary, the Democrats campaigning to replace Robert Krupicka as delegate for Virginia’s 45th District which includes parts of Alexandria, Arlington and Mount Vernon, don’t vary greatly in their positions on political issues. Where these candidates do vary is their experience and priorities.

Cyber Security Bills Signed in Arlington

Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed into law two cyber security bills (SB1307 and SB919) patroned by Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Loudoun) on May 6 in Arlington. McAuliffe and Wexton were joined by Sen. George Barker, Del. Tom Rust and members of the recently formed Virginia Cyber Commission.

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Transportation Forum Discusses Options and Obstacles

High Level forum discusses regional transit options and obstacles.

Local, state and federal elected and appointed officials, business leaders, researchers and directors and staff from transportation and economic development agencies gathered on Friday morning, May 8, at the Greensboro Conference Center in he heart of Tysons.