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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...

Women’s Center readies annual conference in ‘virtual’ format

Pandemic conditions last spring forced The Women’s Center to turn its annual leadership conference from an in-person affair with about 700 people to one held online. The center, which has offices in Vienna and Washington, D.C., will hold its second...

Fairfax zoning rewrite not beloved, but wins passage

Capping a Zoning Ordinance Modernization (zMOD) Project that began several years ago and drew sharp reactions from some civic organizations, the Board of Supervisors on March 23 approved a new Fairfax County zoning ordinance that supersedes rules that have...

New Vienna Website aims for intuitive experience

People who visited the Vienna town government’s Website, www.viennava.gov, on the morning of March 23 probably were surprised if they returned to the site that afternoon, as town officials went live with a new, more intuitive and user-friendly Website...

Contentious subdivision plan near Vienna wins OK

Eight months after a proposed three-house subdivision on Old Courthouse Road in the Vienna area received a thumbs-down recommendation from the Fairfax County Planning Commission, a revised two-home proposal on March 23 obtained the Board of Supervisors’ unanimous approval. The...

Vienna ponies up more cash for sidewalk project

The town of Vienna will spend an additional $61,000 for right-of-way services associated with a sidewalk-improvement project on Park Street, N.E. The Vienna Town Council on March 22 unanimously approved the expenditure with Whitman, Requardt & Associates to secure temporary...

Vienna to upgrade equipment for cable-access channel

Vienna’s cable-access channel soon will be able to broadcast from multiple locations, following the Town Council’s March 22 purchase of $119,285 worth of new equipment from Human Circuit in Gaithersburg. Upgrades will include replacement of a production switcher to permit...

Gas-line relocation to aid Vienna police-station effort

Vienna Town Council members voted unanimously March 22 to spend $40,012 for Washington Gas to relocate a gas line at the former Faith Baptist Church property at 301 Center St., S. The line relocation will allow for permanent heating to...

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