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Commentary: Stadiums are busy again

With the condensed and delayed fall outdoor high-school sports season finally beginning last week with outside football and field hockey games, stadiums and stands won’t be empty of fans any longer. A lucky few will be permitted to watch...

Southwest to connect BWI with Florida panhandle

Southwest Airlines has announced plans to serve Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Service is slated to begin May 6 with one daily nonstop between the two airports. Southwest also plans to inaugurate service to Destin-Fort Walton...

COVID does not derail fishing rodeo in Vienna

The Vienna town government’s annual Family Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday, March 20 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Wolftrap Creek, located in the 700 block of Follin Lane, S.E. The creek will be stocked with trout, and...

Vienna, Dominion team up on reliability upgrade

The Vienna Town Council unanimously agreed Feb. 22 to grant Dominion Energy an easement to install a transformer by the town’s water tower at 413 Tapawingo Road, S.W., as part of a project to improve power reliability. The initiative is...

Weekly wages higher in Northern Virginia (sort of)

The two counties comprising the Sun Gazette’s coverage are saw year-over-year increases in average wages in new federal data, but neither this time around cracked the exclusive $2,000-per-week club. The average income of those working in Arlington stood at $1,845...

Mason to host forum on development plans

George Mason University on March 2 will host its fifth public-engagement session on the future development of its various campuses. The event will be held at 10:30 a.m. via Zoom. “During this session, our consultants will continue discussions of the scenarios...

Madison, Oakton teams third in state meets

Led by a couple of top individual performances, the Madison Warhawks finished third in girls action and the Oakton Cougars tied for third in boys competition at state swimming and diving championships, respectively. The swimming finals of the Virginia High...

Vienna police investigate after linking girl to false reports

A crisis hotline alerted Vienna police on Feb. 21 at 8:21 p.m. that a caller was stating he had shot himself in the area of the 500 block of Kingsley Road, SW. While officers were responding, the hotline received additional...

Harasser leaves hundreds of calls on police line

Between Feb. 17 at 12:30 a.m. and Feb. 19 at 5 a.m., an unknown person began calling the non-emergency number at the temporary Vienna Police Headquarters, 301 Center St., S., and harassing police dispatchers, Vienna police said. Dispatchers received and...

Man banned from firehouse after erratic behavior

A firefighter at the Vienna fire station, 400 Center St., S., told Vienna police that on Feb. 8 she had assisted a resident who had come to the firehouse. The man told her he was under the influence of an...
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Langley wins two, now 7-0 in district

The first was in overtime and the second came by a blowout as the Langley Saxons won home games...
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