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Unattended pot sets McLean house ablaze

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department dispatched units on Jan. 16 at noon to a house fire in the 2000 block of Great Falls Street in McLean. Arriving units saw smoke coming from the...

Cyberscams hitting Vienna residents hard

Vienna police in recent weeks have been notified about scams that have defrauded local residents. • A woman living in the 800 block of Plum Street, S.W., told Vienna police she had been defrauded of money on Dec. 27 last...

Senior Olympics gearing up for full slate in 2022

Plans remain in place to mark the 40th anniversary of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics with a schedule of events Sept. 10-23 at a variety of venues across the region. The annual competition was canceled in 2020 and returned in...

Grant to community college will aid career-readiness

Northern Virginia Community College has received a $240,000 innovation grant in the initial phase of Strada Education Network’s $10 million Beyond Completion Challenge, one of 15 institutions of higher education to receive the funding. The challenge is aimed at helping...

Residents win appointments from outgoing Northam

Before leaving office earlier this month, former Gov. Ralph Northam appointed a number of local residents to Virginia boards and commissions: • Sandra Welsford of Arlington was appointed to a four-year term on the Virginia Milk Commission. • Rudolph Burwell of...

Meeting set on McLean Central Park project

The Fairfax County Park Authority has announced plans for an online informational meeting on McLean Central Park’s development-concept plan on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. Participants can watch the meeting at www.publicinput.com/McLeanCentralPark or listen by calling (855) 925-2801 and entering...

Realtor Q&A: How is professional evolving?

Local Realtors agree the overall market has changed in various ways over the years, and some were asked by the Sun Gazette what skill sets are helpful today that were unnecessary a decade or so ago.Here are their answers. Natalie...

Public-Safety Notes, 1/20/22 edition

News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County. UNATTENDED CANDLE CAUSES FIRE, MAJOR DAMAGE TO McLEAN HOME: The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and Arlington County Fire Department on Jan. 8 at 10:42 p.m. dispatched units to a reported...

Schools & Military, 1/21/22 edition

News of the achivements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** Audrey Spann of Vienna has been named to the president’s list for the fall semester at Coastal Carolina University. ** Jacob Walsh of Vienna, Sean McGuire of...

Potomac School presents inaugural regional service award

The Potomac School on Jan. 14 honored Ericc Powell, a volunteer with Habitat for Humanity Metro Maryland, as the recipient of its inaugural Potomac School Award for Exemplary Service. Powell received the honor during a school-wide assembly honoring the life...
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Police: Robber pummels store clerk after being asked for ID

On Jan. 18 at 7:37 p.m., an individual attempted to purchase items from a business in the 3100 block...
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