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Road renamed to honor Tamil poet, philosopher

In response to requests from local residents, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation recently installed signage on a newly renamed stretch of county roadway. The new name – “Valluvar Way” – honors the Tamil poet and philosopher ThiruValluvar. Tamil residents...

Letter: Renaming street would be waste of resources

Editor: A recent letter to the Sun Gazette urged renaming Taney Avenue in Alexandria because it appears to be named for Chief Justice Roger Taney, who wrote the Supreme Court’s infamous Dred Scott decision. . That would be a needless...

Editorial: Renamings served with a side of sanctimony

Fairfax County’s equivalent of China’s Cultural Revolution rolls on in full force. Next stop: Renaming county Board of Supervisors/School Board districts that don’t comport with the modern sensibilities of the Democratic elected oligarchy. As we noted some months back, it’s...

Confederate general’s name likely to be exorcised in Vienna

A street named after a Confederate general should be renamed, Vienna Town Council members agreed at a Jan. 10 work session, but the choice of its new name still is up in the air. The impetus for the possible name...
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McLean Symphony is tuning up for season-opener

The McLean Symphony will open its 2022-23 season with a performance on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. at...
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