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Vienna’s wish list will go to General Assembly, not Santa

Vienna leaders are crafting a 2022 legislative agenda that would back qualified immunity and body-worn cameras for police, maintain local zoning authority and help the town save money on construction contracts. Several items on the agenda by now constitute boilerplate,...

Schools & Military, 10/21/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** Yousef Emam of McLean earned a master of science degree in computer sciences; Benjamin Fox of McLean earned a master of science degree in computer science;...

Fairfax Public-Safety Notes, 10/21/21 edition

News of crime and punishment across the community. GROUP OF MAN ROB VICTIM IN FALLS CHURCH AREA: A group of five or six men approached a victim, pointed a gun and took personal property on Oct. 14 at 1:39 a.m....

McLean Quilters to host annual auction, fair

McLean Quilters Unlimited will host its annual auction and fair on Tuesday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 4250 Glebe Road in Arlington. In addition to live and silent auctions, there will be a...

Ribbon-cutting ceremony on way for McLean youth field

The Fairfax County Park Authority, along with the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and McLean Youth Soccer (MYS) Association, will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. to mark the grand opening of Holladay Field in McLean. The...

In 35th District, voters offered a distinct choice among visions

For the first time in eight years, voters will have a choice of candidates in the 35th District House of Delegates election. Democrat Mark Keam on Nov. 2 will go up against Republican Kevin McGrath in an attempt to secure...

FCPS still down 10,000+ students from pre-COVID times

Enrollment in Fairfax County’s public schools continues to dip, having now fallen more than 10,000 students since the onset of the pandemic. County school leaders are banking that at least some of those students will be back once the pandemic...

Fairfax County History, 10/21/21 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. October 24, 1944: ** National Democrats say U.S. Sen. Harry Byrd, D-Va., is hurting the party by keeping silent rather than endorsing President Roosevelt.** Gov. Darden has told legislators he hopes it...

Volunteer Fire Commission bestows awards

Fairfax County Volunteer Fire Commission on Oct. 6 honored recipients of the 2020 Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service Awards during a ceremony at Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters. Officials commended the honorees, who serve at various volunteer fire-and-rescue departments in...

Vienna leaders mull future of their elections

The Virginia General Assembly this year handed many localities an unwelcome surprise: Starting in 2022, municipal elections will have to be held in November along with other races and referendums crowding the general-election ballot and the prospects of what...
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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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