Three NoVA counties named the state’s healthiest; Pharmacy volunteer donates $250K to Arlington Free Clinic

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, March 22.

For the third consecutive year, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ranked Loudoun, Arlington and Fairfax counties the healthiest in Virginia.
(Potomac Local)

An anonymous retired Arlington special education teacher who volunteered at the Arlington Free Clinic‘s pharmacy has donated $250,000 to the medical nonprofit.
(ARL Now)

The March For Our Lives anti-gun violence rally will take place this Saturday, March 24 in Washington, D.C. and is expected to attract approximately 500,000 protestors.
(The Washington Post)

U.S. Census Bureau data has revealed that the number of people living in the southern and southwestern parts of Virginia has gone down. The population in Northern Virginia, however, continues to increase.

At tonight’s 6:30 p.m. Reston Association meeting, The Biophilic Cities Network will recognize Reston as a city close to an urban area that has an abundance of nature, a biophilic city.
(Reston Now)

In the $14.5 billion budget that D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser presented on Wednesday, Bowser proposed a tax increase on ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft.