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A resident living in the 500 block of Beulah Road, N.E., told Vienna police on April 4 at 4:43 p.m. that she had received a telephone call from a person who stated he would send her $550. The caller informed the resident she could keep $220 if she would send the remainder back in the form of a Green Dot Card, police said.
Vienna’s new mayor only has been on the job for about two weeks, but already she’s impressed by how much more work is involved compared with serving on the Town Council.
Gov. McAuliffe has appointed Fairfax attorney Val McWhorter to the Virginia Port Authority board of commissioners.
An employee at Rose Kabob Restaurant, 126 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on April 7 at noon that he had received a telephone call from a person claiming to be an employee with the Internal Revenue Service.
The Fairfax County Park Foundation and the Friends of Nottoway will hold an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19 at Nottoway Park, 9537 Courthouse Road.
Having achieved its goal of raising $100,000 through a recent benefit, The Reading Connection is now looking to the future.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
A Vienna police officer was dispatched to Center Street, S., and Moore Avenue on April 9 at 6:05 p.m. after police received several calls that a naked man wearing a helmet was climbing on a vehicle.
An employee Vienna Rexall Drug Center, 150 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on April 8 at 1:42 p.m. that a man had entered the store and left without paying for merchandise.
It was steady-as-she-goes in February for Fairfax County’s jobless picture, as the unemployment rate was unchanged from a month before at 4 percent.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has teamed up with the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria Chamber of Commerce and Northern Virginia Technology Council to host a reception for 8th Congressional District candidates on Thursday, May 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Springfield Golf & Country Club.
Northern Virginia Family Service this spring will celebrate 90 years of helping children and families, and the organization’s leaders are trying to extend its impact.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house to showcase its new office on Wednesday, April 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.
Leaders of Friends of the McLean Community Center hope the group’s newly launched Web site will revitalize interest in the group and help it secure a stronger future for the 39-year-old recreational facility.
Sales-tax receipts distributed from the state government to Fairfax County in March totaled $12.3 million, a decline of 4.1 percent from a year before, according to the Fairfax County Department of Management and Budget.
The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office recently honored the 370 volunteers who work in the Adult Detention Center at a luncheon ceremony.
The Fairfax County Public Library board of trustees recently honored 32 volunteers for their service to the community.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Elly Doyle Park Service Awards, presented by the Fairfax County Park Authority.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
“Sluggish” is the word used by Fairfax County officials to describe the 2013 office-leasing situation across the county.
Home inspections are still a big part of most transitions when a property is sold. Some inspections go well, some go poorly and others can cause delays, disputes and snags.
The 8th District Republican Committee on April 26 will hold a convention to select its nominee for the seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th).
A team from Louise Archer Elementary School finished third statewide at the Virginia State Chess Championships.
The Wolftrap Elementary School Division II Odyssey of the Mind team is headed to the April 26 state tournament.
McLean residents Sidney Levingston and Tammy Vo were part of a Potomac School team that placed 24th among 80 teams competing in the U.S. Open Robotics Championship in Omaha.
A Vienna police officer was on patrol at Maple Avenue and Center Street on April 6 at 2:02 a.m. when he discovered the driver of the vehicle in the lane next to him was driving on a revoked Virginia driver’s license.
A resident living in the 700 block of Maple Avenue, E., told Vienna police on April 9 that she had received a telephone call from a person claiming to be a court-appointed attorney who had been hired to represent her grandson.
Cruddy weather contributed to anemic air-traffic totals at the region’s two major airports, with both Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport posting year-over-year declines.
Wandering the hallways, popping into classrooms and getting to know students and faculty members personally have paid big dividends for George C. Marshall High School principal Jay Pearson.
The Washington region is nearly back to what would be considered “normal levels” of economic and housing activity, according to new figures from the National Association of Home Builders and First American Title Insurance Co.
With 5,949,859 residents, the Washington area was the seventh-largest metro area in the nation on July 1, 2013, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
A local member of the General Assembly says he will work next year to provide local governments more authority in regulating stormwater runoff.
How was this year’s General Assembly session? Local lawmakers won’t know until it’s over.
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) officials and supporters put a full-court press on county supervisors last week and implied that the county’s lauded school system might suffer in quality unless it received more money.
Great Falls Library will host “Out of the Darkness, Into the Light: Surviving the Holocaust” on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Aviation and governmental leaders from around the region gathered within view of Washington Dulles International Airport March 27 to honor the man credited with playing key roles in its development as an economic engine for Virginia.
Although the results weren’t as anemic as in some other areas of Northern Virginia, Fairfax County saw fewer home sales and lower average prices in March.
With time ticking down before Republicans choose their nominee to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-10th), his six prospective Republican successors squared off in Sterling on April 9.
Hope you didn’t put away the winter coats.
Having failed to convince the Virginia Board of Education to grant a waiver, Fairfax County Public Schools has added a day to the end of the year to make up for the winter’s inclement conditions.
The Vienna Town/Business Liaison Committee recognized The Artful Gift Shop, 145 Church St., N.W., and its owner, Peggy James, with the 2014 Carole Wolfand Business Community Service Award during the Vienna Volunteer Recognition Reception on April 8.
In-person absentee voting in the May 6 Town of Vienna general election runs through May 3 at the Fairfax County Government Center.
The Vienna Town Council two weeks ago deferred decision on a proposed sidewalk study for sections of Church Street and Beulah Road, N.E., but neighbors’ objections to the project were no less heated April 7 when Council members approved the $47,000 engineering-services contract.
Average prices edged up ever so slightly, but total home sales and market volume declined during the first quarter of 2014 from a year before in Fairfax County.
The Vienna Theatre Company will present “Willy Wonka, the Musical” from April 18 to May 4 at the Vienna Community Center.
The Vienna Town Council’s annual budget hearings often elicit no public testimony, but that was not the case on April 7, when two local residents wanted to know why the Council’s advertised fiscal year 2015 budget did not include a real estate tax reduction to offset higher assessments.
Nine-term Vienna Town Council member Michael Polychrones, who several months ago announced he would not seek another term in this spring’s election, stated on April 7 that he would resign from the Council early to take a job with Bankers Life & Casualty Co. in North Carolina.
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