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County allowing small businesses to use ‘Made in Fairfax’ logo

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 authorized Department of Planning and Development director Barbara Byron to execute licensing agreements allowing local small-scale-production businesses to make limited use of the county’s blue-and-white “Made in Fairfax, Va.” logo. The Department of Planning...

Va. Realtors to celebrate centennial a year late (blame COVID)

The Virginia Realtors trade group tuned 100 years old in 2020, but the celebrations were muted due to the COVID pandemic. But with the public-health situation improving, the statewide organization is planning to celebrate its centennial at the 2021 convention,...

Vienna project garners (qualified) enthusiasm from Council members

It’s been seven years since the Vienna Town Council approved a “Church Street Vision” redevelopment project, but another now is in the offing. Vienna Town Council members seemed intrigued June 14 by conceptual plans for a mixed-used building on two...

Data: Region is adding right amount of housing

New data from a national Apartment List analysis suggest that the Washington area is adding enough housing stock to accommodate demand. From 2010-20, the Washington metropolitan area added 181,000 new housing units, increasing the housing stock by 8 percent, according...

Vienna extends emergency provisions to help businesses

Rule relaxations helped some Vienna businesses survive the COVID crunch and the Vienna Town Council on June 7 voted unanimously to prolong the reprieve through Dec. 7. Council members approved temporary waivers of zoning restrictions to allow child-daycare facilities in...

Fairfax sees ongoing improvement in jobs data

After peaking at more than 10 percent at the height of the COVID crisis, Fairfax’s jobless rate has now descended to nearly one-third that total, although it still has room for improvement to get back to pre-COVID norms. With 590,868...

Vienna issues business license, notes milestone anniversaries

The Vienna Town government recently issued a business license to Blue Water Events and Decore LLC (event planning), 1416 Ross Drive, S.W. In addition, the town government recently noted the following milestone business anniversaries: 40 Years: Auto Body of Vienna. 30 Years:...

N.Va. picks back up more than 111,000 jobs over past year

Fueled by a private-sector rebound plus federal-government hiring, Northern Virginia has regained 111,600 jobs since the initial burst of COVID last year. That year-over-year improvement from April 2020 to April 2021 totals 8.2 percent of the overall workforce, putting Northern...

Regional jobless rate improves, but still far from normal

The Washington metropolitan area continues to see lower jobless rates as the pandemic (hopefully) makes its exit, but still has significant ground to make up before returning to the strong economy of the pre-COVID period. A total of 3,325,898 metro-area...

Inflation fears fuel housing-affordability concerns

For months, the public has been told not to worry – threats of inflation and rising mortgage-interest rates were unlikely to put a damper on the booming housing market. Maybe it’s time to worry just a little bit. Rising building-material costs...
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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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