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Madeira School campus plan wins county approval

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 voted 10-0 to grant a special exception allowing Madeira School to add a new science building, more faculty housing and improved equestrian facilities on its McLean campus. The school now may build a new,...

Supervisors set timeline for redistricting effort

Fairfax County supervisors on June 8 adopted a schedule for this year’s decennial redistricting, and on June 22 will appoint members to a committee that will oversee that process. Unlike most redistricting years, when much of the preliminary legwork is...

Ham-radio operators to host regional exercise

Ham radio operators from the Vienna Wireless Society in Fairfax County will be participating in a national amateur-radio exercise June 26-27. The event will be held at Amateur Radio Station WA3RGH, a residence located at 12399 Falkirk Drive in Fairfax....

Langley School breaks ground on new building

Officials from The Langley School broke ground June 18 for a new state-of-the-art building on its 9.2-acre McLean campus, which they said would support the school’s evolving program. The school this summer will raze an existing library building and begin...

January-to-May home sales see spike upward

A hot 2021 real-estate market coupled with the impacts of the early months of the COVID pandemic in March through May of 2020 have resulted in a significant uptick in year-over-year home sales in the major jurisdictions of Northern...

Tussle over trees leads to altercation among 74-year-olds

A 74-year-old Vienna woman faces a simple-assault charge following an incident with a neighbor that occurred in late May. Vienna police first became aware of the situation on May 26, when a resident living in the 1100 block of Moorefield...

Police: Woman banned from Vienna restaurant after disrupting customers

Vienna police officers responded June 12 at 9:40 p.m. to the report of a woman who was disrupting customers at Jammin’ Java, 227 Maple Ave., E. An employee banned the woman from the restaurant and police advised her that she...

Fairfax playing catch-up in battle for home-sale supremacy

Fairfax County in May made up some ground in its quest to have the highest 2021 home sales across the Mid-Atlantic region, but continues to trail perennial champ Philadelphia. In May, Fairfax recorded 1,978 sales to 1,753 for Philadelphia, according...

Home-sellers continue to get more across Virginia

Year-over-year home sales prices grew 16.6 percent statewide in May, putting more than $50,000 extra into the pockets of typical sellers as the post-COVID market juggernaut rolls on. The median sales price of all homes that went to closing during...

Man charged with public drunkenness in Vienna park

A Vienna police officer went to the Vienna Town Green, 144 Maple Ave., E., on June 14 at 6:21 p.m. after police received a report of a man harassing a group of young women. Upon interacting with the man, the...
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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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