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Fairfax posts third pedestrian fatality of year

A 36-year-old man died following a crash that occurred April 9 at 10:12 p.m. near Arlington Boulevard and Graham Road in the Falls Church area, Fairfax County police said. Detectives from the department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit preliminarily have determined that...

1st-quarter N.Va. home sales up nearly 20% from 2020

Total home sales during the first quarter of 2021 stood a whopping 19.9 percent higher than at the same period in 2020 in Northern Virginia’s five major jurisdictions, marking essentially the last comparison to a pre-COVID environment. A total of...

MCA has some caveats on county’s concepts for development

The Fairfax County government is nearly finished drafting comprehensive-plan language that would allow for the downtown McLean’s redevelopment, but the McLean Citizens Association still has concerns regarding parking, stormwater management and the number of new residential units. The Board of...

Fire auxiliary to host drive-through spaghetti dinner

The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary is hosting a “drive-through spaghetti dinner” fund-raiser on Saturday, April 24. “During these trying times, we have not been able to hold our usual fund-raisers, and this is an opportunity to safely raise funds...

Data: Regional jobs picture continues to brighten, but slowly

The Washington metropolitan area continued to crawl out of its COVID-induced spike in joblessness in February, but continues to have a long way to go to regain the strength it had headed into the pandemic. With 3,316,299 metro-area residents in...

Historian to focus on Civil War impact along Georgetown Pike

Historian Karen Washburn will present “Collateral Damage,” a program on the experience of those living in the area of Georgetown Pike during the Civil War, during the Tuesday, April 20 meeting of the Great Falls Senior Center. “We are delighted...

Online celebration to boost foster, adoptive families

Formed Families Forward, an organization promoting foster, adoptive and kinship families, will hold its annual “Spring Forward” celebration online on Saturday, April 17 from 9:45 to 11 a.m. The event will feature interactive sessions for all ages, as well as...

Police: Fighting dogs unleash brawl between owners

Vienna police responded April 7 at 5:41 p.m. to a reported fight at the Vienna Dog Park, 700 Courthouse Road, S.W. According to police, the incident began when a woman’s dog attacked another canine at the park. The owner of...

Feces-dumping episode leads to charges in Vienna

Vienna police on April 6 arrested a 69-year-old woman living in the 200 block of Park Terrace Court, S.E., after neighbors implicated her in several illegal-dumping incidents. A neighbor living in the same condominium complex told Vienna police on April...

Vienna police arrest husband on domestic-assault charge

Vienna police officers responded on April 6 at 2:44 a.m. to a reported domestic assault between husband and wife on Wilmar Place, N.W.An argument between the two parties had escalated and become physical, police said. Rescue personnel responded and...
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Arlington teachers win Wolf Trap grants

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