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MCA proposes bicycle, pedestrian projects

McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board members on Jan. 5 approved a resolution recommending 14 potential bicycle- and pedestrian-friendly projects that could be financed with Fairfax County funds. The Board of Supervisors on Oct. 5 last year set a goal of...

MCA marks 100th anniversary of incorporation

The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) commemorated the centennial of its incorporation Dec. 1 with a presentation on the group’s chronology and many contributions to the McLean community. MCA members Merrily Pierce and Paul Kohlenberger, who did extensive research for a...

Public-safety chiefs to participate in McLean forum

The public will have a chance to hear from Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Chief John Butler and Police Chief Kevin Davis during an online public-safety forum to be held Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. by the McLean Citizens...

Leaders want McLean kept together in redistricting plan

The Greater McLean area should be kept intact when new Fairfax County magisterial districts are redrawn, according to a Sept. 18 letter from the McLean Citizens Association to the 2021 Fairfax County Redistricting Advisory Committee. “The Greater McLean community shares...

Deadline looms for philanthropic requests in McLean

Oct. 1 is the deadline for applications for the fall grant cycle of the McLean Community Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the McLean Citizens Association. The focus on grants is on efforts that benefit the McLean community in a wide...

MCA wants more public notice on infill-lot grading

Because grading for infill developments involving single-family homes can remove trees and cause stormwater-runoff problems for the surrounding community, the McLean Citizens Association wants Fairfax County to apprise residents and groups about pending grading plans so they can provide...

Civic group still irked by McLean Central Park proposal

Echoing remarks sent in a letter to Fairfax County officials in June, the McLean Citizens Association’s board of directors on July 7 passed a resolution with pointed criticisms of the Fairfax County Park Authority’s revised development concept for McLean...

MCA mostly supportive of townhouse proposal

The McLean Citizens Association’s board of directors on July 7 passed a resolution generally supportive of a proposed townhouse development at 7700 Leesburg Pike, but sought changes to bolster pedestrian safety and discourage cut-through traffic. EYA Development LLC, in coordination...

Editorial: A good deal for McLean? Time will tell.

According to the dictionary, a “Faustian bargain” is a deal with the devil. For the next generation or two, McLean residents will have to live with the “Foustian bargain” – as in Supervisor John Foust (D-Dranesville) – that was...

MCA voices concerns about McLean Central Park plan

The Fairfax County Park Authority’s recently proposed master-plan revisions for McLean Central Park lacked sufficient notice for proper public scrutiny and contained elements that could affect surrounding neighborhoods negatively, McLean Citizens Association (MCA) board members said June 2. The board...
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