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Madeira School campus plan wins county approval

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 voted 10-0 to grant a special exception allowing Madeira School to add a new science building, more faculty housing and improved equestrian facilities on its McLean campus. The school now may build a new,...

Supervisors set timeline for redistricting effort

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 adopted a schedule for this year’s decennial redistricting, and on June 22 will appoint members to a committee that will oversee that process. Unlike most redistricting years, when much of the preliminary legwork is...

Otters win big in first swim meet

With 23 individual race winners, including nine double winners, the Oakton Otters opened their 2021 swimming season with a 300-109 blowout victory over Sideburn Run of Fairfax on June 19. The double winners for Oakton in the Northern Virginia Swimming...

Ham-radio operators to host regional exercise

Ham radio operators from the Vienna Wireless Society in Fairfax County will be participating in a national amateur-radio exercise June 26-27. The event will be held at Amateur Radio Station WA3RGH, a residence located at 12399 Falkirk Drive in Fairfax....

Lakevale falls short in opening swim meet

The Lakevale Estates Dolphins won 23 individual races with six doubles winners, but the Vienna team lost its Division 7 meet, 232-182, in the opening week of action in the Northern Virginia Swimming League on June 19 to the...

Langley School breaks ground on new building

Officials from The Langley School broke ground June 18 for a new state-of-the-art building on its 9.2-acre McLean campus, which they said would support the school’s evolving program. The school this summer will raze an existing library building and begin...

January-to-May home sales see spike upward

A hot 2021 real-estate market coupled with the impacts of the early months of the COVID pandemic in March through May of 2020 have resulted in a significant uptick in year-over-year home sales in the major jurisdictions of Northern...

Madison dominates in region tournament

In a season with much potential and high expectations, the Madison Warhawks achieved another of their big goals – winning a region championship. Madison dominated the 6D North Region Tournament with a 3-0 record in the high-school baseball competition, outscoring...

Tussle over trees leads to altercation among 74-year-olds

A 74-year-old Vienna woman faces a simple-assault charge following an incident with a neighbor that occurred in late May. Vienna police first became aware of the situation on May 26, when a resident living in the 1100 block of Moorefield...

Police: Woman banned from Vienna restaurant after disrupting customers

Vienna police officers responded June 12 at 9:40 p.m. to the report of a woman who was disrupting customers at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., E. An employee banned the woman from the restaurant and police advised her that she...
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W-L foundation announces student scholarships

The W-L High School Education Foundation has awarded 12 scholarships to members of the Washington-Liberty High School Class of...
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