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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issue licenses to the following businesses: Ariana Home Care LLC (home health care), 409 Kingsley Road, S.W.; Vienna Pet Spaw (pet grooming), 101 Church St., N.W.; and Snip Snip Barber Shop (barber), 101 Park St.,...

Business PAC decides against endorsements in state races

The political-action committee of the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce has opted not to weigh in on any of the three statewide races on the Nov. 2 ballot. In a departure from frequent practice, the Northern Virginia Business Political Action...

N.Va. leading state in jobs rebound

Northern Virginia was responsible for nearly half the jobs regained across the commonwealth over the past year, according to new data from the Virginia Employment Commission. The local region saw a bump up of 40,400 jobs (2.8 percent) in total...

Regional jobless picture continues to see incremental progress

The Washington region’s jobs picture continues to incrementally improve, with August’s unemployment rate down slightly from a month before and well below the COVID-impacted summer of 2020. With 3,365,715 residents in the civilian workforce and 165,999 looking for jobs, the...

Action deferred on bank proposal in Vienna

Vienna Board of Zoning Appeals members on Sept. 14 agreed to defer a public hearing on Chase Bank’s application for a new drive-through branch at 315 Maple Ave., E., until Oct. 20. The applicant requested the deferral in order to...

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...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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