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Dismissing objections, Fairfax imposes bag tax

Fairfax County shoppers will pay a 5-cent tax on disposable plastic bags starting next year if they choose not to use another option, such as reusable bags, to carry their items. The Board of Supervisors voted 9-1 Sept. 14 to...

Home-buyer interest across Fairfax runs from warm to cool

Home-buyer interest in Fairfax County real estate appears to be holding steady, according to new data. The Home Demand Index, created by the Mid-Atlantic multiple-listing service Bright MLS, uses a variety of data points to settle on a monthly score...

Tysons Chamber updates logo, Website

The Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce is updating its logo and Website to reflect “lots of changes and new energy behind this historic chamber,” officials said. “To create a brand and logo that is more reflective of today’s Chamber, we...

Vienna forum to focus on economic development

Economic development will be the topic of discussion at the next “On Deck with Mercury” event, featuring Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton. The event is slated for Sept. 14 at 6 p.m. at Social Burger, and will include a discussion...

Report details impact of housing industry on Va. economy

Despite impacts of COVID, the real-estate/housing sector contributed nearly $52 billion to Virginia’s economy in 2020 and supported more than 325,000 jobs with a total income of nearly $16 billion statewide, according to new data from the Virginia Realtors...

Northern Virginia Chamber preps transportation forum

The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce will present its annual State of Transportation forum on Sept. 23. The event will feature “an all-star panel discussion” that will feature representatives from the federal and state governments as well as the Northern...

Regional jobless rate continues a slow comeback

The Washington region’s year-over-year jobless rate in July was well down from a year before, according to new federal data, as the local area and nation continues to wriggle their way through the COVID crisis. But the data also suggest...

Vienna publishing list of tax-delinquents

Following their annual tradition, the Vienna Town Council on Aug. 30 agreed to publish a list of property owners who have been delinquent in paying their real-estate taxes. Taxes were delinquent for 13 properties in town as of the end...

Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued the following licenses to new businesses: Lily’s Chocolate and Coffee (coffee shop), 175 Maple Ave., E; Vienna Cruz & Shine (car wash), 159 Maple Ave., W.; and Wipa Piyarit (massage therapy), 129 Park St.,...

Jobs total among Fairfax residents back above 600,000

Fairfax County reached a milestone in its economic rebound from COVID in new data, as the number of county residents employed in the civilian workforce rose above 600,000 for the first time since the pandemic took hold. With 602,141 county...
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