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Vienna to host hearing on Kingsley St. sidewalk proposal

Vienna officials for 12 years have talked about building a sidewalk along a short section of Kingsley Street, S.W., and now momentum is building to do so. Vienna Town Council members agreed April 11 to set a May 2 public...

Vienna looks to ‘pick up pace’ as sidewalk-funding deadline looms

Five years is a narrow window when it comes to designing and building sidewalk, and Vienna officials have devised a new strategy to put more initiatives in the pipeline before the October 2024 deadline for spending late Town Council...

Letter: Sidewalks are not a safety panacea

Editor: I read with interest your recent coverage of the sidewalk controversy that has erupted in Vienna. While some may feel sidewalks are a “no brainer,” anecdotal evidence suggests that many pedestrians in Northern Virginia will ignore sidewalks, even when...

Despite opposition, Vienna moves ahead on sidewalk projects

The Vienna Town Council on April 26 approved design work for nine sidewalk projects to be financed by the late Vienna Town Council member Maud Robinson’s $7 million bequest, but encountered resistance from some residents who did not want...

Letter: Time to move forward on sidewalk bequest

Editor: In 2019, the late Maud Robinson gifted $8 million to the Vienna town government to build more sidewalks. This gift should allow Vienna to achieve its goals of completing a walkway network and creating a safer, more walkable...

Vienna ponies up more cash for sidewalk project

The town of Vienna will spend an additional $61,000 for right-of-way services associated with a sidewalk-improvement project on Park Street, N.E. The Vienna Town Council on March 22 unanimously approved the expenditure with Whitman, Requardt & Associates to secure temporary...

Vienna moves forward on sidewalk project

The Vienna Town Council on March 22 unanimously approved a $1.4 million contract with Sagres Construction Corp. of Alexandria to build pedestrian improvements along the west side of Old Courthouse Road, N.E. In addition to sidewalks, the project will install...
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Weather concerns nix weekend’s MPAartfest

McLean Project for the Arts has announced cancellation of its Oct. 2 MPAartfest due to pending weather issues. "The decision...
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