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Cricket field could be coming to Mason Fairfax campus

A field to host professional cricket matches on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University could be in place by 2025 as part of a plan unveiled Nov. 30. Major League Cricket (MLC) and its Washington, D.C.-based investor Sanjay Govil...

Editorial: Fairfax homeowners, keep your wallets handy

Our word for the day is “insatiable” – as in “it looks like the Fairfax County government’s insatiable need for additional revenue, year after year, will continue unabated.” County leaders have begun looking into the crystal ball and started making...

Need an airplane seat in 2023? Head to Reagan National.

Ronald Reagan Washington National is the only one of the region’s three major airports that will see a bump up in available seats on flights as the calendar flips from 2022 to 2023, according to new data. The air-carrier trade...

Fairfax County History, 12/1/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. December 4, 1942: •• The Arlington-Fairfax chapter of the Izaak Walton League is sponsoring a feather drive for the war effort.•• A new state law requires nurseries for children to obtain licenses...

Madison tops Marshall in girls basketball

Led by the performances of veteran returning players Sarah Link and Kayla Dixon, the defending state champion and host Madison Warhawks opened a new girls basketball season with a 53-42 victory over the Marshall Statesmen. Link amassed a double-double with...

‘Transit dashboard’ will provide more access to regional data

Community leaders and those who just have an interest soon will have a one-stop shop from which to access a host of transit-related data across the region. The “NoVaTransit Data Dashboard” is slated to be unveiled Dec. 16 online by...

PHOTOS: Madison wins region football crown!

The James Madison High School football team defeated Centreville, 22-7, on Nov. 26 to become the 2022 6D North Region football champion and move on to state competition against Fairfax High School. Enjoy these photos from Deb Kolt below; click...

‘Holiday Stroll’ kicks off the season in Vienna

Revelers of all ages gathered Nov. 28 to be socialize, shop and be entertained at Vienna’s 26th annual Church Street Holiday Stroll. The weather was cool but clear and attendees could warm their hands and toast marshmallows over wood fires...

Fairfax officials continue to mull refinements to parking requirements

Parking – preferably less of it – would be required in varying quantities, depending on development density and transit access, under Fairfax County’s “Parking Reimagined” proposal. County officials this past spring and summer drafted a tiered framework for parking in...

‘On Deck with Mercury’ to look at winter preparations in Vienna

The next “On Deck with Mercury” program featuring Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton will focus on the town government’s winter-weather-preparation efforts. The event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 6 p.m. on the town government’s cable channels and...
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