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Panel: Some COVID-inspired workplace shifts to be permanent

Workplace shifts that already were in progress got turbocharged under the pandemic, forcing employers to re-examine their workspaces and how they best can serve employees, panelists said June 8 at the 14th Regional Community Partnership Forum. Stakeholders and employees now...

Airports Authority refinances debt ahead of further rate increases

The days of refinancing old debt to get lower interest rates may be a thing of the past in the current economic environment, but the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority got one under the wire. The authority in May refinanced $205...

Vienna town government welcomes new businesses

The Vienna town government recently issued business licenses to Blue Harmony LLC (computer network design), 103 Harmony Drive, S.W., and Trek Bicycle Vienna (bicycle sales), 224 Maple Ave., E. In addition, the town government noted the following milestone anniversaries: • 40...

Supervisors may use eminent domain to acquire McLean parcel

Fairfax County supervisors on June 7 are set to approve a public hearing on July 19 at 4 p.m. regarding the acquisition of certain land rights necessary for the construction of the Scotts Run Station North project. “Once acquired, the...

Regional jobless rate down to 3% in latest data

The Washington region continues to see lower jobless rates as the pandemic begins to, if not completely ebb, be accepted as a fact of life. With 3,376,198 counted in the civilian workforce and 101,347 looking for jobs, the metro area’s...

Data: N.Va. jobs up 3% over past year

As society continues to adapt to the pandemic era, Northern Virginia continues to see an increase in jobs compared to more troubled times of a year before. The region’s non-farm employment count of 1,520,700 in April was up 44,000 (or...

Fairfax unemployment dips in new report

Fairfax County’s jobless rate ticked down a point from March to April, according to new state data, part of a regional trend as the nation continues its COVID adjustments. With 609,280 people counted as employed in the civilian workforce and...

N.Va. Chamber announces Good Business recipients

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its 2022 Good Business Awards, with the honorees to receive accolades on June 23. The 2022 Lifetime-Achievement honoree is Kevin Reynolds, executive vice president and regional president, director of sales,...

Delegate: Democrats maintained some momentum in Richmond this session

Democrats’ free rein in state government and the General Assembly ended with last November’s election results, but legislators of his party this year still made headway on some important issues, said Del. Marcus Simon (D-McLean). 2021 was not a good...

Stroke-recovery leader puts emphasis on awareness

Strokes are a major cause of death in the United States, but hope remains for those who survive them, the Stroke Comeback Center’s executive director told the Vienna Business Association May 12. “A full and productive life is certainly possible...
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Police: Man cuts victim with beer bottle in Vienna

A local resident reported to Vienna police that while he was walking home in the 100 block of Patrick...
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