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Brian Trompeter

MCA has some caveats on county’s concepts for development

The Fairfax County government is nearly finished drafting comprehensive-plan language that would allow for the downtown McLean’s redevelopment, but the McLean Citizens Association still has concerns regarding parking, stormwater management and the number of new residential units. The Board of...

Challenger in 53rd eager to build consensus in Richmond

First-time candidate Sarah White (R) said she is seeking the 53rd District seat in the House of Delegates this fall in order to build consensus and accomplish goals that benefit everyone. “Politics is getting uglier and uglier,” she said. “It’s...

MCA backs capital projects sought by Madeira

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board of directors on April 7 passed a resolution in support of multiple capital improvements being sought by Madeira School. Officials at the all-girls private high school in McLean wish to replace an existing science...

Upgrades to Route 7/Towlston Road touted

Upgrades at Route 7’s intersection with Towlston Road will boost safety with more generous turning radii and better sightlines, state transportation officials told the Great Falls Citizens Association (GFCA) at a March 31 online meeting. The upgrades, part of VDOT’s...

McLean group to mull Madeira upgrade proposal

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board on April 7 will ponder a resolution supporting Madeira School’s plans for multiple upgrades at its 375-acre McLean campus. Madeira School, an all-girls private high school located at 8328 Georgetown Pike in McLean, is...

Vienna communications chief headed to Rehoboth

The Vienna town government’s director of communications and marketing, Lynne Coan, has spent the last five years ushering in multiple upgrades with one goal in mind: improving how the town government connects with its constituents. “I try to make sure...

Bootcamp-style business-develoment effort launched

The Vienna Economic Development Division, in partnership with the Vienna Business Association and Fairfax County Public Library, on April 1 announced a new “Ignite Business Bootcamp” series to provide expertise and support to small businesses and enhance their business...

Local mayors inaugurate fitness competition

The mayors of Vienna, Fairfax and Falls Church will hold a first-ever Mayors’ Fitness Challenge from April 3 through May 29. Residents and employees of those communities have the chance to come together and get involved in a healthy competition...

Report chronicles challenging, productive year for Tysons

Tysons Partnership officials on March 31 released the organization’s 2021 annual report, which highlighted successes during the pandemic-challenged previous year. Tysons Partnership navigated the year with virtual offerings and continued its foundational planning and building, the group’s leaders said. “The commitment...

McLean senior-living proposal heads to supervisors

A proposed over-age-60 independent-living development in McLean earned the support of all but one Fairfax County Planning Commission member on March 17 and now will head to the Board of Supervisors for final disposition. Tri-State Chain Bridge LLC is seeking...

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