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Fairfax History, 9/29/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. October 2, 1958: •• County school officials say at least 72 new schools will be needed to be built to handle growth anticipated by 1980.•• The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a...

Arlington History, 9/29/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. October 1, 1948: •• Arlington schoolchildren could face double shifts if voters reject the proposed $4.75 million school bond, officials are warning.•• Arlington’s 11 voting precincts have grown to 24 for this...

Fairfax County History, 9/22/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. September 28, 1945:•• Go figure: Spring is six months off, but cherry trees have started to bloom across the local area. September 24, 1957: •• Health officials expect vaccines for the feared Asiatic...

Arlington History, 9/22/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. September 28, 1945: •• An effort is underway to ban hunting in the county, due to dangers to children.•• The County Board is set to decide if Arlington should regulate taxi service,...

Fairfax County History, 9/15/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by: September 18, 1936: •• Residents of Fairfax County are raising funds to convert the track-bed of the W&OD Railroad into a highway.•• The Fairfax Red Cross plans to open an eye clinic...

Arlington History, 9/15/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by September 18, 1936: •• Leaders of Washington Golf & Country Club say they plan to rebuild after a fire caused major damage this week.•• County police will now direct traffic at all...

Fairfax County History, 9/8/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. September 10, 1943:•• Despite the surrender of Italy, the Sun’s editor is discounting the likelihood that the war in Europe will be over by Christmas. September 11, 1958:•• Federal funding would be...

Arlington History, 9/8/22 edition

News that was making news in years gone by. September 10, 1943:•• Circuit Court Judge Walter McCarthy has approved plans to place a $100,000 referendum on the fall ballot, to purchase land for new county playgrounds.•• Democratic Commissioner of Revenue...

Fairfax County History, 9/1/22 edition

News that making news in years gone by. September 1, 1939: •• The Fairfax County Free Public Library non-profit organization has been established.•• The Fairfax Red Cross has opened its membership campaign.•• A local Realtor has sent a cable to Adolf...

Arlington History, 9/1/22 edition

News that making news in years gone by. September 1, 1939: •• County students head back to school on Sept. 11.•• Former County Board member Lyman Kelly is being urged to run for treasurer.•• The Arlington Red Cross has set a...
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Vienna issues business licenses, notes anniversaries

The Vienna town government recently issued licenses to the following new businesses: Health Check PLLC (clinic), 305 Maple Ave., W.;...
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