Dozens of youngsters age 12 and under and their parents were on hand April 12 on the grounds of the Freeman House in Vienna for an Easter egg roll. Children had the opportunity to decorate eg… Comments (0)
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.
Was it a weather-related blip, or does it point to a general slowing in the local real estate market?
Northern Virginia’s Spring Parade of Homes – a two-day event that attracts thousands of visitors from around region – will be held the weekend of April 26-27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.
Fairfax County Public Schools has offered admission to 487 students for the Class of 2018 at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology.
Seventeen Fairfax County Public Schools students are among more than 800 students nationwide who have won Achievement Scholarships from the 2014 National Achievement Scholarship program.
The Virginia Association of Journalism Teachers and Advisers recently honored Lindsay Benedict, news magazine and broadcast adviser at McLean High School, and Dan Reinish, newspaper and yearbook adviser at George C. Marshall High School, with the Washington and Lee Young Adviser Award.
Marshall Academy’s CyberPatriot Team – made up of Joshua Shepard, Paul Benoit, C.J. Gardner, Ramon Enrigue Martinez-Diaz, and Charlie Franks – competed in the three-day national finals of the CyberPatriot VI competition, held at National Harbor.
Michael Cheselka has wanted to run for Vienna Town Council for 10 years, but declined because the people he would be competing against were his friends.
For six different productions – five on stage, one behind the scenes – Lauren Monsivaiz has trekked from her home in Vienna to Encore Stage & Studio’s venue in Arlington.
Six Vienna Town Council candidates on April 8 tried to distinguish themselves from the crowded field of aspirants and convince voters to cast ballots for them May 6.
The Vienna Volunteer Fire department will host the third annual Taste of Vienna celebration on Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the fire department’s parking lot, 400 Center St., S.
Unemployment in the Washington region ticked up in February from January but was down compared to a year before, according to new federal figures.
The sixth annual Vienna Green Expo will be held on Thursday, April 24 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center.
A student from Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology won the Governor’s Award and Grand Prize at the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair, held in Lexington.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
Alison (Aly) Luckett, the daughter of Allen and Clara Luckett of Vienna and a sophomore at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.
Vienna police on March 28 fielded two calls from residents who had received fraudulent telephone calls from someone claiming to work for the Internal Revenue Service.
A resident living in the 100 block of Dogwood Street, S.W., told Vienna police on March 31 that he had placed an advertisement on Craigslist to sell his iPhone 4s. He stated he received an offer from an individual who was willing to pay the asking price of $330 for the iPhone, but would send a check for $1,950.
The driver of a vehicle was transporting a forklift on Creek Crossing Road near East Street, N.E., on March 31 at 9:20 a.m. when the forklift’s tines caught a low-hanging power line, causing the line to break, Vienna police said.
Chapter 227, Vietnam Veterans of America will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s restaurant in the Cedar Lane Shopping Center in Vienna.
For the first time in 14 years, Vienna has a new mayor.
Historic Vienna Inc. is collecting materials for its 2014 Used Book Sale.
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens is seeking volunteers in support of propagating plants, planting, weeding and sprucing up the garden beds. Opportunities are available during the morning hours; tools and gloves are provided.
The McLean Community Center will hold its annual Community Garage Sale and Recycling Event on Saturday, April 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1420 Beverly Road, at the intersection of Beverly Road and Ingleside Avenue behind the Giant Shopping Center.
If people want to write their own job descriptions, they should not let unpleasant people and thorny problems discourage them, author Maria Gamb said at The Women’s Center’s 28th annual Leadership Conference on April 5.
A Vienna police officer on March 31 at 4:13 p.m. was dispatched to Vienna Woods Park, 950 Desale St., S.W., after police received a report of a group of juveniles shooting a firearm near the woods at the park.
A resident living in the 100 block of Patrick Street, S.E., told Vienna police that between March 11 and 24 she had applied for employment with an Internet company. The resident provided her personal information and was informed her duties would include receiving packages that she was to repackage and then ship to different addresses, police said.
A sweet-natured, but malnourished 6-month-old boxer puppy with mange and a severely infected paw was neglected by owners. A dog named Diesel, tethered to a car in the rain, was left unable to lie down or move from a standing position. Owners moved away and left their pet behind, alone, in their former home, Fairfax County Animal Control officials said.
The Hunter Mill Defense League will present its Hunter Mill Road Corridor History Tour on Saturday, April 26 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Classical music is a wondrous blend of art, mathematics and sound, but it’s not just for older rich people in formal wear.
Capital One is advancing plans to build a 470-foot-tall headquarters building, which if approved would become one of the tallest skyscrapers in Tysons Corner.
It went into overtime and featured two of the day’s top competitors, but when the final buzzer sounded, the GMU Patriots edged Arlington Blue to win the senior-division championship of the 19th annual Special Olympics Basketball Tournament, held April 6 at Marymount University.
You’ve heard the phrase “an Army of one”? When it comes to expansion of Medicaid in the Old Dominion, it may all come down to “a General Assembly of one.”
Fairfax County Public Schools has been recognized as one of 376 school districts nationwide as a 2014 “Best Community for Music Education” by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation.
Robin Hamby of the Fairfax County Public Schools’ Family and School Partnerships program has been honored with the 2014 “Allies in Prevention” award from Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia.
The Fairfax County government obtained a low bid of 2.459 percent in the sale of just under $62 million in sewer revenue bonds during a competitive sale that took place April 1.
The Fairfax-Falls Church Community Partnership to Prevent and End Homelessness reached its first-year goal under the “100,000 Homes Fairfax Campaign,” county officials said on March 31.
The McLean Community Center is seeking volunteers of all ages to support McLean Day, to be held Saturday, May 17 at Lewinsville Park.
The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will celebrate the 125th anniversary of the birth of Charles Chaplin with an evening of silent films, with live musical accompaniment, on Wednesday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m.
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