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Woman charged with DWI after accident in Vienna

Vienna police on Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. dispatched officers to the 300 block of Maple Avenue, W., after receiving a report that two women were drinking alcohol in a vehicle in a parking lot. The vehicle left the area...

Vienna police arrest two on drunk-in-public charges

Vienna police in the early morning hours of Oct. 4 arrested two people on public-drunkenness charges after finding them in greenery on the same block. Police dispatched officers to Patrick Henry Library, 101 Maple Ave., E., at 3 a.m. after...

Madison wins key district football clash

The Madison Warhawks took a big step toward winning the Concorde District football championship for the second straight season with a key Oct. 15 victory. Madison downed the host Centreville Wildcats, 21-17, for its sixth streak win to improve to...

‘House of Horror’ returns to McLean for Halloween

The Old Firehouse Center in McLean will be transformed into the “House of Horror” on Saturday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 10 p.m., promising the “spookiest, scariest walk-through experience in McLean.” From 5 to 7 p.m., those who prefer a...

Improvements at Reagan National win applause from leaders

Travelers won’t be using the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for another few weeks, but regional and state leaders gathered Oct. 13 to celebrate a number of milestones at the airport’s billion-dollar...

Community Center to be named in honor of ex-supervisor

The Fairfax County government’s Southgate Community Center is being renamed in honor of Supervisor Catherine Hudgins, who retired from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors at the end of 2019. Located at 12125 Pinecrest Road in Reston, Southgate provides a...

Vienna to hire consultant for tree-canopy analysis

Vienna is undergoing “significant” losses of mature trees because of the 100-plus new homes being built each year, said town officials, who desire more accurate information about the town’s tree canopy and how it has changed over time. The Vienna...

Man on electric skateboard dies in Oakton traffic accident

Detectives from the Fairfax County Police Department’s Crash Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate a fatal crash that occurred Oct. 11 around 10:29 p.m. in the 2600 block of Hunter Mill Road in Oakton. Preliminarily, detectives determined that the accident occurred...

Motorist charged after allegedly falling asleep at stoplight

A local resident told Vienna police on Oct. 3 at 4:59 a.m. that a vehicle had stopped at Nutley Street and Maple Avenue, W., and not move after a couple of traffic-light cycles. The driver appeared asleep behind the...

Weichert staffers continue efforts keeping roadway tidy

Team members from the McLean office of Weichert, Realtors, recently picked up litter along a stretch of Route 123 as part of Virginia’s Adopt-a-Highway program. The event completed the fourth year the Weichert clean-up crew has been working with Virginia’s...
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