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Vienna officials expanding leaf-collection initiative

The Vienna town government traditionally continues its fall leaf-collection efforts through the end of December, but officials have opted to extend the effort through January. “Town crews are currently working longer shifts to keep up with falling leaves, and aim...

Holiday-decorating competition on horizon in Vienna

“Shine Bright, Vienna!” is the theme of the Vienna town government’s 2022 holiday decorating contest. “As in past years, the contest is open to residents and businesses located in the town, who are encouraged to create a festive, holiday display...

Vienna Council defers action of condo proposal

A proposal to build 14 two-unit condominium buildings on a narrow parcel at 127 to 133 Park St., N.E., has piqued the interest of Vienna Town Council members, but they unanimously agreed Oct. 24 to take bit more time...

Letter: Vienna evolving into totalitarian state

Editor: What is “Viennaism”? It’s synonymous with totalitarianism or communism. But you don’t have to travel to Russia or China to experience it. Just buy a house in the gulag of Viennaism. Sure, the signs say “Vienna,” but that’s false...

Letter: In Vienna, speeders face no repercussions

Editor: In Robert Dresder’s Sept. 8 letter to the editor he says, among other things, “If Vienna is serious about pedestrian safety, then it should direct the police to enforce existing speed limits.” This cannot be more true than...

Vienna town cleanup day on the horizon

The Vienna town government will host the autumn Town Cleanup Day on Friday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to noon at venues across the town. Individuals and groups are invited to volunteer; the Vienna Parks and Recreation Department will provide...

Vienna Council gives staff more leeway on purchasing

In an effort to reduce administrative burdens for Vienna governmental employees and keep small-potatoes items off the Vienna Town Council’s often-crowded agendas, Council members on Oct. 10 raised the threshold amount for purchases not requiring their approval. Under the new...

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.; Reid Construction Group of Virginia (contractor), 1311 Ross Drive, S.W.; SG Systems (professional consultant), 212 Locust St., S.W.; and Xiaomei...

Vienna forum to focus on FY24 budget planning

The October “On Deck with Mercury” program featuring Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton will focus on fiscal 2024 budget planning. The program, to be held on Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Vienna Police Department, 215 Center St., S.,...

Tall Vienna building allowed more medical uses

Vienna’s tallest office building – at six stories, not exactly a skyscraper – will be allowed to accommodate more office uses, the Vienna Town Council agreed Sept. 26. White Oak Tower, located at 301 Maple Ave., W., was built in...
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