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Woman faces DWI charge after incident in Vienna

A vehicle was traveling westbound on Upham Place, N.W., on March 12 at 6:50 p.m. when its driver veered right and struck a parked vehicle, Vienna police said. The vehicle then crossed over the center line, ran over the curb...

Field set for Vienna Town Council election

Three Vienna Town Council incumbents and one challenger – all familiar to town residents from previous bids – will vie for three available seats in the May 4 election. Incumbents Howard Springsteen, Nisha Patel and Steve Potter are seeking new...

Pluses and minuses in new jobless data for region

The Washington region’s jobless rate started 2021 at twice the level it opened 2020, but continues to trend in a positive direction after the worst of the pandemic. With 3,303,526 people employed in the civilian workforce and 197,711 looking for...

McLean workshop to focus on ending school year strong

The Safe Community Coalition will host an online Webinar – “A Brighter 2021: Ending the School Year Strong” – on Tuesday, April 13 at noon. The guest speaker will be Ana Homayoun, founder of Green Ivy Educational Consulting. She has...

Elementary-school teacher in running for national math honor

Tracy Cabacoy, a mathematics resource teacher at Providence Elementary School, is one of four Virginia finalists for the 2020 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics. Finalists were selected by review committees convened by the Virginia Department of Education. Winners will...

Mulch pile combusts, causes Vienna house fire

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department units responded on March 15 at 4:30 p.m. to a reported house fire in the 1900 block of Baton Drive in the Vienna area. Arriving units found smoke showing from the exterior of the...

Vienna ZIPs seen as healthiest locally in real-estate survey

A newly launched ranking of how healthy local communities are, real-estate wise, puts the 22201 ZIP code of North Arlington atop all locales in the Sun Gazette coverage area, with 22204 further south in the county not far behind. In...

Fairfax officials seeking input on draft dog-park plan

Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) officials have detailed some of the draft conclusions of a study focused on the future of dog parks in the county, and are seeking community feedback. The Park Authority conducted a dog-park survey in late...

Merrifield firm tapped to lead coastal-resilience efforts

Merrifield-based planning-and-engineering firm Dewberry has contracted with the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation to work with state officials and the Virginia Coastal Master Plan Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to develop Virginia’s first Coastal Resilience Master Plan, Gov. Northam...

Builder confidence wobbles as materials costs grow

Despite high buyer traffic and strong demand, home-builder sentiment fell in March as rising lumber and other material prices pushed builder confidence lower. The latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) released shows that builder...
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