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Vienna candidates mostly wonky in campaign forum

Four Vienna Town Council candidates served up credentials and policy proposals – but no virtual haymakers – during a forum hosted by the North East Vienna Citizens Association (NEVCA) and Vienna Business Association. Incumbent Council members Steve Potter, Nisha Patel...

Vienna officials confront denuded police ranks

The Vienna Police Department is short about one-fifth of its full complement of 41 sworn officers and the ones who remain wish to be compensated better. During a April 12 public hearing on the town’s proposed fiscal year 2022 budget,...

Madison football team wins region title

This season, there are no disappointing season-ending what-ifs about a close second-place finish in 2018 or a puzzling 2019 semifinal loss in region tournaments. Instead, the Madison Warhawks celebrated the satisfaction and thrill of winning the high-school football program’s third...

Langley volleyball team first in region tourney

What was different about the sixth region volleyball championship won in program history by the Langley Saxons? The girls high-school team won this season’s 2020-21 title match on its home court for the first time. “I don’t think I even...

Supervisors to address blighted properties in June

Fairfax County supervisors on April 13 unanimously agreed to hold June 8 public hearings on blight-abatement measures – including demolition, in most cases – that would be taken at six dilapidated houses unless property owners remedied those situations within...

Many N.Va. home-sellers getting more than asking price

The real-estate frenzy across the Washington area is causing many properties to sell for more than listing price, and it appears the outer suburbs are seeing this trend most significantly. Sellers in Prince William County garnered 102.38 percent of original...

Flat tires lead to DWI charge in Vienna

A local resident approached a Vienna police officer on April 10 at 4:20 a.m. to report a vehicle was traveling on Maple Avenue with two flat tires. The officer located the vehicle and driver in the parking lot of 214...

Man charged with assault after incident a pizza palace

A man who was attempting to enter Pizza Boli’s, 262 Cedar Lane, S.E., Suite A1, on April 9 at 6:45 p.m. allegedly pushed an employee, Vienna police said. The man reportedly was agitated because his friend and the employee had...

Builder confidence remains in record-high territory

Strong buyer demand pushed confidence up in April even as builders continued to grapple with rising lumber prices and supply-chain issues and consumers faced higher home prices due to a lack inventory. The latest National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells...

Commentary: Different look without leaves

The popular venue was laid out and organized the same as always. Yet, it was interesting how the Burke Lake Park high-school cross country course and its surroundings looked a good bit different in various manners without leaves on...
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New School Board member receives liaison assignments

New Arlington School Board member Bethany Sutton has her assignments. School Board members on Feb. 2 are expected to approve...
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