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Friends, colleagues recall his governance and consensus-building.
Besides all he did for the City of Fairfax, former Mayor John Mason also played an important part in the county and region.
Born Jan. 27, 1935, in Springfield, Mass., John Mason had a distinguished, 20-year career in the U.S. Army before retiring as a colonel in 1976.
History is all around us in Fairfax County, and especially when you live here in the Mount Vernon District!
Last November, Gov. Glenn Youngkin announced his proposal to relocate the Washington Wizards NBA team and the Washington Capitals NHL team from DC across the river to a $2 billion arena to be built in the City of Alexandria’s Potomac Yard neighborhood.
Concerns on transit infrastructure, labor agreements and the impact on our greater metro area lead to “no” vote on the Arena bill.
We have officially reached Crossover in the 2024 General Assembly session! Now, we in the House will turn our attention to the bills that the Senate has sent to us to consider.
Fifty-percent of Americans have less than $400 in their bank accounts, putting them one emergency expense from a devastating financial crisis. In Alexandria and south Arlington, more than 30% of families are unable to cover basic needs.
“As we celebrate the 250th Anniversary of our church home, let us admire the witness of our spiritual ancestors – not because they are pillars of morality and perfection -- but precisely because they are not. Because they answered the call anyway and entered into a lifetime process of transformation that formed them into true leaders.” — The Very Rev. Dr. Lynn Ronaldi, Rector
Potomac Yard not suitable for Arena.
We want to make sure that there is no misunderstanding that many Alexandrians are angry about the prospect of Virginia taxpayers having to pay to build your sports arena at Potomac Yard.
Ribbon cutting officially opens South Route.
“This is another thoughtful way to engage everyone who comes to Alexandria.” — U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8)
Va. House passes bill to advance Potomac Yard entertainment complex; local opposition continues.
“Today’s vote is an important milestone in the efforts to bring a sports and entertainment district to Potomac Yard.” — Mayor Justin Wilson
Multi-tiered response seeks to save lives
Ledo and Taco Rock
”There is a Monster,” premiered on Apple TV and Prime Video January 30
Local movie now streaming
Wrap up of Saturday, Jan. 20, 2023 – Regular County Board Meeting
Arlington Economic Development (AED) announced the selection of five Arlington-based startups as recipients of Catalyst Grants from the Arlington Innovation Fund (AIF).