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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...

Aer Lingus brings back Dulles service

Aer Lingus has resumed service between Washington Dulles International Airport and the Irish capital of Dublin. The airline is offering four-days-a-week service between the Washington region and Ireland, and is giving travelers the ability to change flights up to two...

Chamber of Commerce to mark Hispanic Heritage Month

The Northern Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is hosting a kickoff of Hispanic Heritage Month with an event on Wednesday, Sept. 15 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. “It has been declared ‘Mojito Night’ – let’s have fun again,” organizers said...

State data: N.Va. leading jobs recovery

Northern Virginia is responsible for about half the jobs rebound across the commonwealth over the past year, according to new data from the Virginia Employment Commission. The local region has seen an increase of 70,800 jobs from July 2020 to...

Vienna planning body irked at bank plan for ATM

Chase Bank’s application to build a freestanding, two-lane, drive-up ATM facility at a new bank at Maple Avenue Shopping Center will go to the Vienna Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) without a favorable recommendation from the town’s Planning Commission. Commissioners...

New collaboration aims to support national-security careers

A collaborative effort between Northern Virginia Community College, AT&T and the Virginia Department of Labor and Industry aims to provide information-technology training and on-the-job experience to students at the college while creating a larger pool of talent to meet...
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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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