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Scaled-down ‘McLean Day’ still promises lots of fun

The McLean Community Center is getting creative in re-imagining its “McLean Day” celebration for 2021. The event, to be held May 15 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature a drive-through experience in the parking lot at the center,...

Upcoming event to showcase WWII warbirds

The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), based in Culpeper, is bringing its “World War II Warbird Showcase” to Warrenton-Fauquier Airport the weekend of May 22 and 23. Residents in Northern Virginia will have the opportunity to buy...

Jobless rate in D.C. core continues to slowly improve

A year into the COVID crisis, the Washington region has made strides in recouping its job losses but overall employment remains down nearly 75,000 jobs from the onset of the pandemic. With 3.33 million in the civilian workforce and about...

Marshall thespians to stream filmed performance of ‘Working’

After George C. Marshall High School seniors lost the chance last year to perform their spring musical, “Xanadu,” Statesmen theater director Bernie DeLeo was determined to put on a show this spring under whatever public-health measures were prevailing. Unable to...

Lumber prices continue to bedevil new-home industry

Soaring lumber prices that have tripled over the past 12 months have caused the price of an average new single-family home to increase by $35,872, according to new analysis by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Further adding to...

Despite opposition, Vienna moves ahead on sidewalk projects

The Vienna Town Council on April 26 approved design work for nine sidewalk projects to be financed by the late Vienna Town Council member Maud Robinson’s $7 million bequest, but encountered resistance from some residents who did not want...

New data: Va. is still down 182,000 jobs

Virginia has 182,000 reasons to want to get back to a pre-COVID environment. That’s the number of jobs that the Virginia Employment Commission estimates were missing from the local Old Dominion’s economy in March compared to a year before, the...

Schools & Military, 4/29/21 edition

News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces. ** The following local students have been inducted in the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines:– East...

Drug-takeback effort brings in 2,000+ pounds of medication

Officers from seven of the Fairfax County Police Department’s eight district stations, along with Reston Hospital Center, collected 2,038 pounds’ worth of unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medications April 24 during the 20th annual National Drug Take Back...

Mason lifelong-learning institute hits 30-year mark

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at George Mason University (known as “OLLI Mason”) has reached its 30th birthday. What began with 100 members and one classroom in 1991 has grown to more than 1,000 members across three campuses (Fairfax, Reston...
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Car gets the worst of collision with deer

A motorist was traveling eastbound on Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 27 at 5:55 p.m. when the vehicle struck...
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