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Mason Metrics: Millennial employment by metro area
Of the 15 largest employment metros, the Washington area had the second-highest share of 25- to 34-year-olds in 2013, behind only Seattle.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Follow your stream
It's the Lubber Run today. The walk today traces the "run" as it leaves the Ballston Pond and goes underground, popping up in Ballston backyards before becoming apparent in the Lubber Run Park as it drains into the Four Mile Run.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Metroa s Silver Line opens Sat. July 26
The opening of Metro's Silver Line will transform land use in Northern Virginia, according to the Coalition for Smarter Growth.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Judge rules county must pay $35K for Delgaudioa s legal fees
Loudoun County must pay $35,000 in attorney fees relating to the failed recall effort against county Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio .
The Washington Post
Fairfax County approves funds for full-day Mondays at elementary schools
Ending a 40-year practice of half-day Mondays, the Fairfax County School Board voted Thursday to fund an effort to extend Monday classes for elementary schools, adding an extra 75 hours of instruction for students in kindergarten through sixth grade.
TJ Park: County Working with Community to Explore Feasibility of New School
The Arlington County Board will ask a broad-based working group to evaluate, together with County staff, the feasibility of adding an elementary school to the Thomas Jefferson site, the county said in a news release this week.
Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space
Rail transit launches: Northern Virginia's Silver Line; Tucson's streetcar
Tucson's Streetcar started service this morning, with free service through the weekend, and a multitiude of special events and promotions.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Arlington Campers Join Michelle Obama to Get the Word Out: Drink More Water
Have you heard about first lady Michelle Obama's latest initiative? To celebrate the one-year anniversary of her "Let's Move" campaign, she started a "Drink Up" campaign to encourage more Americans to drink water - more of it and more often.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Moon Landing Exhibit on Display at Arlington Library
To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Apollo 11a€2s moon landing , the Aurora Hills Branch Library in Arlington County is showing an exhibit of Apollo-related documents.
WeWork conversion of office to micro apartments approved by Arlington
The Arlington County Board has approved Vornado's plan to transform an old 1960s Crystal City office building into micro-unit apartments.
Sullivan, Foster battling for vacant 48th District seat
Two candidates are engaged in a whirlwind special election campaign to fill the seat of longtime state Del.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Dog Stabbed, Silver Line, Wednesday Storms, Food Trucks and KISS in Concert
Patch has 31 community sites in Northern Virginia. Here are some of the top posts from the past 24 hours.
Report: Arlington County Probation Officer Accused of Sexually Assaulting Girl, 10
Woodbridge man Marco Antonio Silva, 40, charged July 9 with aggravated sexual battery involving a 10-year old girl is an Arlington County probation officer, according to a report by NBC-4.
The Washington Post
Washingtona s biggest real estate battle is beginning to look like a blowout.
The building on the left hasn't been built yet, but is mostly leased. The one across the street is complete but empty.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Texting While Driving: Virginia's Worst Offenders
It's been one year since Virginia adopted its strictest law yet to curb texting while driving.
Va. Gov. announces 800 news jobs for Arlington County
Va. Gov. announces 800 news jobs for Arlington County Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Monday announced a development plan that will create 800 new jobs in Arlington County.
Northern Virginia housing sales slow
Housing sales slowed significantly in Northern Virginia in June, and prices for the most part were lower than a year ago.
Arlington County Park to Get $2 Million Upgrade
A popular park across the street from the Pentagon City shopping center in Arlington will soon see $2 million in upgrades, according to a news release from Arlington County.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Arlington to require permits for pub crawls
Officials in Arlington will require the organizers of pub crawls to get a permit and pay for any county services the event uses.