Now that daylight savings time is upon us, and winter weather, hopefully, is a blast in the past, attention turns to outdoor activities or, at least, activities that take us out of the house. Following are a few opportunities to explore in the next couple of weeks.
A couple of musings on Arlington politics: The recent announcement that Virginia Senate President John Chichester is retiring may not auger well for Arlington and Northern Virginia.
What are the lessons to be learned from the latest round in the on-going but now imminently successful struggle by the Hekemian company to come up with a project for the old Pearson Funeral Home site on N. Washington St. that the City Council would like? The plan now has […]
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, is a disease that many of our nation’s servicemen and women returning home from combat are struggling to cope with.
Legislative Albatross It has been 12 days since the 2007 General Assembly session adjourned after 46 days. In this “short session,” 1,551 bills and resolutions were approved.
No doubt you have been reading about the Republican transportation plan passed on the last day of the General Assembly session. On the whole, it’s much ado about nothing.
I-Pods. Smart Cards. Broadband. Video Connectivity. These and other terms of technology were front and center Monday as the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Committee on Aging explored technology that can help aging residents remain independent in their own homes. National trends indicate that a “silver tsunami” is about to […]
Having examined both sides of the issue in depth, we conclude that the City of Falls Church had no choice but to sue Fairfax County over the county’s dramatic shift in water service policy last month. It will be up to the courts to decide the winner and loser in […]
This Congress is about to engage in the legislative equivalent of the gunfight at the OK Corral.
Fairfax County Executive Anthony H. Griffin presented his proposed Fiscal Year 2008 budget to the Board of Supervisors on Monday. During the next two months, the Board will examine the proposed budget, make changes, and finalize the budget for adoption on April 30. Unlike the federal government, Fairfax County may […]