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Foust: McLean, Fairfax weathering COVID storm

Fairfax County has made solid progress in combating COVID-19, but still faces budgetary and economic-recovery challenges, Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville) said March 11 in a virtual “State of McLean” speech to the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce. Calling the pandemic...

Langley School successfully completes food drive

While the COVID pandemic meant students and staff at the Langley School in McLean were unable to conduct an in-person “Day of Giving” for 2021, the school community rallied to support the broader community with a food drive. For three...

McLean football team improves to 3-0

A couple of reasons for their undefeated season so far is the grit and perseverance the McLean Highlanders have displayed, according to the high-school football team’s head coach. McLean (3-0, 2-0) again demonstrated those traits March 12 by defeating the...

Madison football team rallies past Westfield

It wasn’t a big surprise that the visiting Westfield Bulldogs were leading the Madison Warhawks in the March 13 high-school football game. In five previous meetings between the teams, Westfield won each time. This time, though, the March 12 clash...

Meeting to focus on Route 7 bus plan

The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) will hold two online meetings on its Route 7 bus-rapid-transit (BRT) study on Friday, March 19 at noon and on Wednesday, March 24 at 7 p.m. The meetings will highlight three potential BRT...

Fairfax homes market still booming

There may be some cooler months ahead, sales-wise, but the Fairfax County real-estate market was uncharacteristically hot-hot-hot in February. Continuing a now eight-month growth spurt since the easing of the worst of COVID-lockdown measures, a total of 1,009 properties changed...

Field hockey teams off to strong starts

Led by the defending state-champion Langley Saxons and the 4-0 Madison Warhawks, local girls high-school field hockey teams are enjoying strong starts to their 2021 seasons. Langley was 3-1 through March 12 action, including a 3-0 win over its neighborhood...

Smoking materials to blame in Dunn Loring house fire

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and City of Fairfax Fire Department on March 10 at 9:28 p.m. dispatched units to a reported house fire in the 2600 block of Bowling Green Drive in Dunn Loring. Arriving units found...

Postal employee injured after accident in Vienna

A U.S. Postal Service mail truck was being driven northbound on Beulah Road and approaching Edwin Lane, N.E., on March 8 at 1:29 p.m. when another vehicle ran into the truck’s rear, Vienna police said. Rescue personnel transported the postal...

Resident: Check stolen, cashed after being placed in mailbox

A Fairfax County resident came to the Vienna Police Department’s temporary station at 301 Center St., S., to report that, between March 1 and 4, he had mailed a check in a mailbox at the Merrifield Post Office, which...
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