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Letter: Partisan editorials do not fit character of Vienna

Editor: As a resident of the Town of Vienna, I find the editorials in the Sun Gazette overly partisan and detrimental to the interests of the residents of our town. Vienna is largely an apolitical town. Elections for mayor and...

Oktoberest draws a crowd in Vienna

Picture-perfect weather, tasty food and drink options, and a demand for fun that’s been pent-up during the past 18 months led to a heavily attended Vienna Oktoberfest on Oct. 2. Thousands of revelers crowded into the Church Street area and...

CROP Walk for hunger relief on horizon

The annual CROP Walk for hunger relief, which will benefit the Committee for Helping Others (CHO) and Church World Service, will be held both “virtually” and in-person this year. The walk kicks off Oct. 3 at 2 p.m. at CHO,...

American Legion to host 9/11 ceremony in Vienna

American Legion Post 180 will host a remembrance ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 9 a.m. on the lawn of the Freeman Store & Museum, 131 Church St.,...

Chillin’ on Church festival series returning to Vienna

The Vienna town government’s “Chillin’ on Church” festivals will return for two Fridays in August and September. Sponsored by Ben & Jerry’s, featured performers will be Ocho de Bastos (Latin pop rock) on Aug. 20 and Deja Gruv Band (rhythm-and-blues,...

Vienna issues business license, notes milestone anniversaries

The Vienna Town government recently issued a business license to Blue Water Events and Decore LLC (event planning), 1416 Ross Drive, S.W. In addition, the town government recently noted the following milestone business anniversaries: 40 Years: Auto Body of Vienna. 30 Years:...

Vienna on track to end fiscal year with surplus

Conservative budgeting by Vienna officials during the pandemic-affected last year, combined with expenditures tracking about $1.2 million lower than projected, has the town on track for a nearly $294,000 surplus by the end of fiscal year 2021. “It’s just been...

Discarded smoking material causes fire at shopping center

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department and City of Fairfax Fire Department dispatched units on April 22 at 11 a.m. to a building fire in the 100 block of Church Street, N.E., in Vienna. Arriving units found fire in...

Vienna offers unique way for public to mull cottage-housing options

Cottage housing – small and in theory affordable – increasingly is in demand as home prices skyrocket and people’s desires for simpler living increase. To give the public a sense of how such a collection of diminutive dwellings might be...

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...
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No injuries reported in Fairlington shooting incident

On Oct. 19 at 9:40 a.m., an individual approached the area of the 4400 block of 31st Street South...
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