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Electric-vehicle showcase coming to Mason campus

Electric vehicles (EVs) will take the stage during the 12th annual National Drive Electric Week on Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Parking Lot C (off Braddock Road) on the Fairfax campus of George Mason University. The...

EV-charging station may get break from Fairfax supervisors

In an effort to further encourage the use of electric vehicles (EVs), Fairfax County supervisors on Sept. 13 are expected to set a public hearing for Oct. 11 to discuss temporarily waiving installation fees for EV-charging equipment. The board will...

Fairfax government to offer electric-vehicle-charging options

Electric-vehicle owners now may, for a fee, top off their batteries at charging stations owned by Fairfax County. Based on a retail-fee schedule approved unanimously Aug. 2 by the Board of Supervisors, the county the following day began levying motorists...

Editorial: Fairfax leaders doing it right on bus plan

’Tis true that our praise of the Fairfax County government on this page is not an everyday occurrence, but when local leaders do something right, they deserve positive reinforcement. (We’ll just pretend they’re like an obedient Labrador retriever: “Who’s a...

Letter: Effort needed to expand electric-vehicle numbers immediately

Editor: As prices at the pump spike due to the actions of bad oil actors like Russia, America is re-learning an all too familiar lesson. Every gallon of oil used to fuel our transportation sector moves the U.S. one...

No more free kilowatts for public at government charging stations

The free ride is soon to be over for those in the public who have been energizing their electric vehicles for free at county-government charging stations. Arlington officials are planning a mid-July public hearing that would for the first time...

County leaders promote expanded electric-vehicle infrastructure

Fairfax County officials are looking to buy more of electric vehicles (EVs) for the county’s fleet, increase the number of publicly accessible charging stations at governmental sites and implement fees to recover costs and keep drivers from dawdling in...

Fairfax supervisors may give break to electric-vehicle aspirants

Fairfax County supervisors on Oct. 19 directed the county’s Department of Land Development Services to analyze the possibility of waiving permitting fees associated with installation of electric-vehicle infrastructure. The intention is to reduce barriers to switching to environmentally friendly alternatives,...
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Holiday nostalgia on tap at Alden Theatre

The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present “The Joyfully Jolly Jamboree” on Sunday, Dec. 11 at...
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