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  • Rental Report: Apartment Fitness

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly sponsored column is written by Rick Gersten, founder and CEO of Urban Igloo, a rental real estate firm that matches up renters with their ideal apartments, condos or houses. Please submit any…

  • The Right Note: Free the Bake Sale

    The Right Note is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in the column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Stories abound about the results…

  • Few drivers braving Fairfax roads as conditions worsen

    FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Few drivers are braving the roads of northern Virginia’s Fairfax County as conditions deteriorate amid heavy snow. Plows were working all over the county at midday Thursday, but they struggled to…

  • Progressive Voice: Housing Affordability and Ladders to Success

    Progressive Voice is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the individual author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. “Sorry young feller, but Arlington…

  • Flooding, slides close roads across Southwest Virginia

    BRISTOL, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Transportation says flooding and slides have closed roads across Southwest Virginia. The department says in a news release that about 70 roads were closed because of flooding…

  • Weekend Pick: Sing Strong Festival at South Lakes HS

    Musical groups from high school to professional return to South Lakes High School this weekend for the seventh annual SingStrong International Charity a Cappella Festival. The schedule is packed with five concerts at SLHS, an auction, and more than…

  • Peter’s Take: Why is Virginia’s Legislature Ethically Challenged?

    Peter’s Take is a weekly opinion column. The views and opinions expressed in this column are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of ARLnow.com. Last month, I wrote a column…

  • Crews search for man after floodwaters sweep car away in Va.

    DAVENPORT, Va. (AP) — Crews are searching for a man after floodwaters swept a car away in Buchanan County. Virginia State Police tell media outlets that the man and another person were in the car…

  • Appeals court tosses gag order in ex-coal company CEO’s case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday invalidated a sweeping gag order in the case of a former coal company executive accused of violating safety standards at a West Virginia mine where…

  • Roads Snow-Covered in Arlington

    Most roads in Arlington are snow-covered as of noon today, as flakes continue to fall. So far, 2-3 inches of snow accumulation have been reported. The snow may have been responsible for one rollover accident this…

  • Police: 2 plane crash victims from New York, 1 from Va.

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police have identified the victims of a small plane crash in a southeast Virginia botanical garden that killed all three aboard. Police say the victims are 61-year-old Michael Buxton…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Behind a Single Vote

    I voted for the Conference Committee Report on the FY2016 budget even though I did not particularly like it. Earlier, I voted against the House version of the budget. There were some major provisions I…

  • 3 Va. men plead guilty to bear hunting charges

    LOVINGSTON, Va. (AP) — Three men have been fined after pleading guilty in Nelson County to misdemeanor bear hunting charges. Justin A. Perry, of Greenville and Roger Matthew Lowery of Raphine each pleaded guilty on…

  • The Best Sledding Spots in Arlington

    (Updated at 10:45 a.m.) The snow has started falling and the schools are closed, which means it’s time for winter frolicking. For some, that means staying in, drinking hot cocoa and catching up on Netflix. For…

  • Coach’s adopted toddler builds a life with hoops team

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Joanne Boyle offered a quick prayer before clicking the photo link of a days-old girl in a Senegalese orphanage. Maybe, after so many years of waiting, this would be the child…