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Soccer organization aims to get permanent restrooms at McLean park

If McLean Youth Soccer (MYS) leaders get their way, patrons of Lewinsville Park in McLean in coming years will be able to use permanent restroom facilities instead of portable toilets. The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is considering adding a...

Fairfax officials again clamping down on Scotts Run revelry

If you are seeking a place to drink alcohol, swim or wade in the water, or climb on rocks, Scotts Run Nature Preserve in McLean is not the place. The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) will be working collaboratively with...

Community forum set on Lewinsville Park restroom proposal

The Fairfax County Park Authority will hold an online meeting on Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. to discuss plans for construction of a permanent restroom facility at Lewinsville Park in McLean. Park Authority officials are planning to use approximately...

Sport-court improvements set for Lewinsville Park

The Fairfax County Park Authority Board has approved $650,000 in funding for court improvements at Lewinsville Park in McLean. Improvements include conversion of one tennis court into four dedicated pickleball courts and reconstruction of the surfacing and fencing for the...

McLean park’s tennis courts to be repaired

The Fairfax County Park Authority last fall had the tennis courts resurfaced at Linway Terrace Park in McLean. At the time, conditions were not favorable for the product to adhere correctly in all repair areas, officials said. The vendor, ATC,...

Decision date nears on McLean pickleball proposal

A $650,000 project to improve sports courts at Lewinsville Park, including creation of a multi-court pickleball facility, is being considered by the Fairfax County Park Authority board. The recommended improvements consist of converting one tennis court into four dedicated pickleball...

Agreement inked on Great Falls Grange partnership

The partnership between the Fairfax County Park Authority and Great Falls Grange Foundation signed documents April 4 to permit the foundation to operate and maintain the historic Great Falls Grange. Officials envision that the Grange will serve as a...

Fairfax to take part in ‘City Nature Challenge’

The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is taking part in this year’s international City Nature Challenge. County residents will be part of a Washington-metro-area team in the global collaboration built around identifying things in nature. The challenge begins at 12:01...

New date set for partnership signing at Grange

Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville), Fairfax County Park Authority executive director Jai Cole and leaders of the non-profit Great Falls Grange Foundation will hold a signing ceremony Monday, April 4 at 6:30 p.m. to finalize a public-private partnership. The event initially...

Colvin Run Mill set to reopen renovated miller’s house

Long before cavernous McMansions and whiz-bang electronic devices, Americans in modest homes entertained themselves with simple games, toys and hobbies. The public will be able to experience a slice of 19th-century middle-class life – and learn a little history, to...
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Vienna 180 atop district standings, will play July 4

The long-standing American Legion District 17 all-star baseball game won’t be played the morning of July 4 like so...
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