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  • Your Beermonger: Holiday Non-Gift Beer Recommendations

    Editor’s Note: This sponsored column is written by Nick Anderson, beermonger at Arrowine (4508 Lee Highway). At this point in the season, we’ve all been inundated with “What to Get the __ Fan in Your Life” articles.…

  • Va. lawmaker’s jail work-release privileges revoked

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia lawmaker who entered a plea in connection with accusations that he had an improper sexual relationship with a teenager has had his jail work-release privileges revoked. Media outlets report…

  • Arlington Appoints New Deputy County Manager

    Arlington has hired a former Department of Homeland Security official as a deputy county manager in charge of the Department of Environmental Services. Carol Mitten most recently served as Executive Director for Urban Affairs and Headquarters…

  • Gold medalist Michael Phelps pleads guilty to DUI

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino. Phelps, 29, was sentenced to a year…

  • D.C. do-not-drink order continues for 3rd day

    WASHINGTON — The third day into a do-not-drink advisory, D.C. Water awaits lab results that will determine if residents and businesses around Shaw can safety use their water again. DC Water has expanded its do-not-drink…

  • Beyond 9 Lives: A Liver Ailment of Concern

    This is a sponsored post by Elizabeth Argeulles, veterinarian and owner of Just Cats Clinic at Lake Anne Plaza. As a cat owner, one of the most important things to pay attention to in your cat is…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    It’s the weekend before Christmas, so while many in the area are packing up to visit family, if you’re staying put you might be able to find a hidden gem at an open house. See…

  • WTOP source: McDonnell’s ‘house of heartache’

    WASHINGTON — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has been living apart from his wife Maureen ever since their September convictions on corruption charges, a source close to the family tells WTOP. “Not a day’s gone by…

  • Phelps pleads guilty to DUI charge

    WASHINGTON – Olympian Michael Phelps pleaded guilty Friday to drinking and driving in Baltimore. He was sentenced to 18 months of probation. A one-year jail sentence was suspended. He is not allowed to use any alcohol. Phelps, 29,…

  • Artisphere Director: ‘The Show Must Go On’

    Artisphere is very likely to close on June 30, barring a change of heart from the majority of the Arlington County Board, and while many agree with the Board’s decision, the local art scene is lamenting…

  • Letter: Jerks in Cars Need to Let Walkers Walk

    This is a letter from Joy Myers, Reston resident and Metro commuter. I’m a “safety first” kind of gal. I don’t eat expired food, I wait for the “walky-guy” signal at crosswalks, and I always…

  • Crime Report: Several Sexual Assaults

    A man was held against his will and sexually assaulted after arriving at the Columbia Pike apartment of a man he met on a dating website, according to this week’s Arlington County crime report. The…

  • Win an iPad Air in Today’s Gift Local Drawing

    Have you entered Reston Now’s Gift Local Contest? The holidays are a time for giving, and we’re giving you a weekly chance to win some great gifts from local businesses this month. Keep them for yourself…

  • National Portrait Gallery installs Stephen Colbert’s picture

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Colbert’s image is returning to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. To mark the end of Colbert’s nine-year persona on Comedy Central’s “The Colbert Report,” the museum borrowed Colbert’s portrait. The picture…

  • Morning Notes

    Murphy Finalist for Superintendent of the Year — Arlington Public Schools’ Dr. Patrick Murphy is one of four finalists for national superintendent of the year from the School Superintendents Association. Murphy, who was hired in…