The new school represents to us not only a highly functional public school brilliant in myriad ways, but a symbol, a veritable monument honoring the value of public education itself.
“The Fight for Fairfax” is an easy read, but you’ll want to pull out your local map to track the building that led to modern Fairfax today.
“During the summer of 2020, occupancy in senior housing hit a 15-year low…Senior living facilities across the country closed their doors to visitors, canceled activities, and quarantined residents in their apartments.”
That puts both Tyler and Trump in categories of infamy by themselves.
The center retains one distinction: Its building, the former Matthew F. Maury Elementary School that closed in 1975, is the last remaining Arlington structure designed by noted Virginia architect Charles Robinson.
Virginia’s Nov. 3, 2020 election was the safest, most secure, most successful election in the history of the Commonwealth. That’s the conclusion of the Virginia Department of Elections’ recently released Post Election Report.
“We must quickly right the ship and put a clear plan for full-time instruction in place now. Our children are paying the high price for our collective inaction.”
None of these things should be taken lightly to be sure, but 2020 also provided three uncommon longer-term causes for hope and optimism about our species, our culture and democratic institutions.
Availability of vaccines against coronavirus continues to be a significant topic of conversation in Northern Virginia.
The bridge work is nearly done. And come early March no one can say our car-dominated community doesn’t invest in bicyclists and pedestrians.