Alexandria: ‘Significant Oversight’

Write-In Euille Campaign faces state-level campaign violations.

“NOTICE: Individuals or groups who use this sample ballot for their own purposes must replace the above authorization line with their own.”

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Fairfax County: Candidates Meet on Fairfax Public Access

Clerk, Sheriff and Soil & Water incumbents and challengers answer questions.

Fairfax County Sheriff Stacey Kincaid wasted no time in bringing up the in-custody death of Natasha McKenna during her opening remarks. Kincaid said the loss of life, which occurred in February following an incident where a team of Sheriff’s deputies was attempting to transport McKenna to Alexandria police and deployed a taser on her four times, continues to weigh heavily on her.

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Arlington Snapshots: Clarendon Day

The street was lined with pizza stacked high, chili tasting booths for the International Chili Cookoff Tournament, one-hour free yoga giveaways, craft beer and a sangria booth, five bands playing all day, balloons and face painting for Clarendon Day on Saturday, Sept. 26.

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Mount Vernon: Crowd Fills Candidate Forum

Without an incumbent running for Mount Vernon District supervisor, the candidates meet and greet event at the Sherwood Regional Library was understandably crowded. Republican Jane Gandee is running against Democratic primary winner Dan Storck to replace longtime supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), who announced he would not seek re-election last year.

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Arlington: Thomas Jefferson Students Learn Global Perspective

Thomas Jefferson Middle School is an International Baccalaureate school.

Multi-colored flags from around the world line the hallways, and a map of the world covers one wall in the main office at Thomas Jefferson International Baccalaureate World School at 125 South Glebe Road.

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First Round in the Fight for Alexandria's City Council

The long table at the front of the Departmental Progressive Club in Old Town was packed with candidates...

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Alexandria: ‘Our Promise — That Every Student Succeeds’

Alexandria City Public Schools is quite literally on the move! Our students are showing clear growth based on our latest Standards of Learning (SOL) test data. The largest increases were seen in English and math, which were targeted focus areas during the past year.

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Fairfax County: Meet the Candidates for County Board

All politics is local, in Fairfax County, too: Who runs for Board of Supervisors in November?

You may be surprised – or dismayed – to learn that the 10 men and women who occupy Fairfax County Board of Supervisors wield enormous power and influence over your everyday lives.

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Lorton and Mount Vernon: Bennett Joins Former Opponent Storck’s Supervisor Campaign

She didn’t beat him and now she’s joining him. Nearly two months since Dan Storck won the Democratic primary election for Mount Vernon District supervisor, his campaign announced former opposing candidate Candice Bennett has joined up as the Storck team’s director of communications.

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Alexandria: Land, Air, Sea

EYA reveals historic influences for Robinson Terminal South development.

Despite a long struggle with local residents, plans for Robinson Terminal South’s redevelopment into an apartment and retail space are moving forward.

Potomac: County Commission Vacancy

Commission on Common Ownership Communities The deadline for application is July 23.

Arlington: Outrage Avoided

Arlington School Board prohibits gender identity discrimination.

Two months ago, the Fairfax County School Board added “gender identity” to its nondiscrimination policy amid a hail storm of outrage from its community.

Perlis Elected President of Potomac Community Village

Barry Perlis, who was named Potomac Citizen of the Year in October by the Potomac Chamber of Commerce, was elected president of local nonprofit Potomac Community Village (PCV) in June.

Alexandria: City Council Brief for 6/26

Pepper Celebrates 30 Years on Council

At the close of the 2014-2015 City Council session, members of the council watched a presentation and recalled where each was 30 years ago. For most, they were memories of playing sports as a young adult or living with their families, Councilman John Chapman was still celebrating a single-digit birthday. But for Council member Del Pepper, 1985 was memorable for an entirely different reason: it was the year she joined City Council.

Alexandria: A Party Divided

Democratic unity in Alexandria uncertain as Euille weighs options.

One week after the Democratic primary, questions linger about whether or not incumbent William Euille will challenge Democratic candidate Allison Silberberg as a write-in. While on the surface local Democrats have rallied behind Silberberg’s nomination as Democratic candidate for mayor, Euille’s reluctance to yield the position casts doubts.