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Upton Hill Park Stewards bestows accolades

NOVA Parks (the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority) on Oct. 15 presented several awards to those who had shown leadership in the Upton Hill Park Stewards’ Black and Latin/Hispanic Birder & Naturalist Series. Award recipients included: • Jill Barker, an Upton...

Vienna to hire consultant for tree-canopy analysis

Vienna is undergoing “significant” losses of mature trees because of the 100-plus new homes being built each year, said town officials, who desire more accurate information about the town’s tree canopy and how it has changed over time. The Vienna...

Vienna Council OKs emergency elevator repairs

Vienna Town Council members agreed Oct. 11 to pay a contractor $48,314 for emergency repair work conducted last month on Town Hall’s elevator. The Vienna Department of Public Works earlier had used Kone Inc. to install a sump pump and...

Vienna government, business group ink deal on Halloween parade

The Vienna Town Council on Oct. 11 unanimously approved a memorandum of understanding with the Vienna Business Association (VBA) regarding their respective roles in the upcoming Vienna Halloween Parade. The parties will hold the parade Oct. 27 from 7 to...

More Vienna neighborhood streets to get sidewalks

Four more Vienna sidewalk projects that will be financed from the Maud Ferris Robinson Charitable Trust have advanced to the final-design stage.The Vienna Town Council voted 6-1 Oct. 11 to spend $101,700 to have Urban Ltd. perform the final...

Vienna Town Council trims Planning Commission size

Seeking to bring the Vienna Planning Commission’s membership in line with those of similarly sized nearby jurisdictions, the Vienna Town Council on Oct. 11 agreed to reduce the commission’s size from nine members to seven. The Code of Virginia stipulates...

Vienna police continue investigation after shooting

Vienna police on Oct. 7 arrested a 25-year-old Manassas man on multiple charges following a shooting in the parking lot of Navy Federal Credit Union, 820 Follin Lane, S.E. Officers responded to the scene at 12:36 a.m. and found a...

W&OD Trail upgrade inaugurates a new era

Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Regional Trail in Falls Church that separates cyclists from pedestrians.

Supervisors seek ‘dark-sky’ designation for Observatory Park

Fairfax County supervisors on Oct. 5 unanimously approved a resolution supporting the county Park Authority’s proposal to seek “dark-sky” status for the Observatory Park at Turner Farm in Great Falls. The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) has nominated the observatory...

Cuppett Performing Arts Center preps for 60th birthday

Cuppett Performing Arts Center in Vienna has begun its 60th year of operations and will be celebrating the milestone anniversary all year.Activities will include “60 Reasons I Love the Cuppetts,” a social-media campaign featuring testimonials from current students and...

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On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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