Brazile Speaks at Women’s Conference Saturday The 17th annual Women’s Issues Conference hosted by Rep. Jim Moran will take place in Arlington this Saturday, Sept. 13, featuring high-profile news commentator, author and professor Donna Brazile.
A furor erupted Monday night with the news that Jack Dale, superintendent of the Fairfax County Public School system, approved a political rally with Republican candidates Senator John McCain and Governor Sarah Palin, at Fairfax High School during school hours.
Despite all the hoopla about green roofs, many of them are not really green. Vegetated is a more accurate description, and summer may be the best time to see them in their glory. That was true when the Board of Supervisors held a ribbon cutting to celebrate Fairfax County’s latest […]
The region is reeling from a blow delivered by Federal Transit Administration (FTA) head James Simpson last week that the FTA was likely to declare the Rail to Dulles Project unfit for federal funding. An extension of Metrorail to the region’s premier, and growing, international airport, has been contemplated for […]
Recounting stress As Janet Oleszak and Ken Cuccinelli prepare for a recount in a race apparently won by Senator Cuccinelli by 92 votes, I remember what happened to me 16 years ago.
Finding housing that is affordable is a challenge for many in the Washington metropolitan area. Longtime homeowners breathe a sigh of relief that they bought their homes when they did, and that their mortgage rates were fixed. They worry, though, that the current “soft” market will mean that their retirement […]
Brief news items from the Greater Falls Church area for the week of October 26.