Local Commentary

Local Commentary

Our Man in Arlington

“This structure is unsafe or unfit for habitation and its use or occupancy has been prohibited by the building maintenance official.”

So reads the black-on-orange sign pasted to the front door of a sad-sack red brick rambler not far from my north Arlington home, one of three blighted homes with which I’m familiar.

Local Commentary

Editorial: F.C. as Regional ‘Wingman’

Rather than having the jurisdictions — the counties of Fairfax, Arlington, Loudoun, Prince William and Fauquier and the independent cities of Falls Church, Alexandria, Fairfax, Manassas and Manassas Park — competing against each other in pursuit of new developments, they will now collaborate, with the point man for Falls Church being its Director of Economic Development Jim Snyder.