The Vienna Town Council has hired a commissioning company to oversee the installation and operation of environmentally friendly additions that will be made at the Vienna Community Center. Comments (0)
Fairfax County Public Schools has received a $50,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue providing additional mental-health support and training as a result of the cluster of youth suicides in the county in recent years.
Northern Virginia Community College plans to invest more than $2.2 million in a new college-wide initiative to persuade more students to pursue two- and four-year degrees in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Northern Virginia’s western suburbs and a winter weather advisory around the beltway ahead of Wednesday’s anticipated storm.
The Greater McLean Republican Women’s Club recently honored U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf, who is wrapping up more than three decades of service in Congress.
Most Fairfax County government offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 27-28, in observance of Thanksgiving.
Dec. 5 is the deadline for Fairfax County property owners to pay the second installment of their real estate taxes for 2014.
The Vienna Town Council meeting scheduled for Monday, Dec. 1, has been canceled.
There will be a number of road closures in the Town of Vienna on Thanksgiving (Thursday, Nov. 27) from approximately 8 to 10 a.m. to accommodate the 2014 Wounded Warrior 5K.
First Baptist Church of Merrifield soon will expand and renovate to provide nearly double the number of seats for worshipers and similarly increase capacity for its nursery school and child-care area.
The Board of Supervisors on Nov. 18 unanimously approved Dittmar Co.’s plans to build “Tysons Westpark,” a major mixed-use redevelopment project in central Tysons Corner.
Fairfax County officials acknowledge their plan to revitalize Baileys Crossroads has taken a big hit with the cancellation of the proposed Columbia Pike streetcar project, but vow to press on to breathe new life into the corridor.
The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority has received ratings from the three major bond-rating houses as it prepares for its first sale of bonds.
Ready for some weather whiplash? Temperatures today are expected to climb into the mid 70s – making it feel more like May than November. But don’t get used to it.
Margi Preston, who has held leadership posts with a number of non-profit organizations in Texas and Ohio, has been named new executive director of FACETS, which works to support those impacted by poverty and homelessness in Fairfax County.
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is seeking volunteers to help residents of Northern Virginia prepare tax returns from January through April.
Fairfax County police responded to a flurry of burglary calls in the McLean area on Nov. 19.
Two motorists informed Vienna police recently that license plates had been stolen from their vehicles.
A resident living in the 300 block of John Marshall Drive, N.E., complained to Vienna police on Nov. 16 at 8:18 a.m. about noise coming from a construction site.
The McLean Citizens Association (MCA) has spent a century organizing community events, contributing land for public facilities and advocating for McLean’s interests.
The annual Holiday Stroll on Vienna’s historic Church Street will be held on Monday, Dec. 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
The League of Women Voters of the Fairfax Area on Nov. 18 asked the Board of Supervisors to include in its 2015 legislative agenda requests for non-partisan redistricting, voting centers for primary elections and more funding for state employees assigned to the county’s judicial system.
HomeAid Northern Virginia’s Women Giving Back initiative has received $25,000 from the PANDORA Hearts of Today program in honor of Terri Stagi, founder and president of the Women Giving Back effort.
The Alden Theatre at the McLean Community Center will host Andes Manta for a family-friendly performance exploring the music of South America on Saturday, Nov. 22 at 8 p.m.
An employee at Rite Aid, 215 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Nov. 12 at 1:27 p.m. that a customer was trying to buy Green Dot cards as a result of a phone scam.
Tesla Motors soon will open its first and only Virginia dealership in Tysons Corner, following a rezoning approved Nov. 18 by the Board of Supervisors.
The Board of Supervisors on Nov. 18 unanimously approved establishment of a resident-curator program that would lease county-owned historic properties to private residents or businesses at little or no cost, provided they preserved and maintained the properties.
Several Geroge C. Marshall High School students finished in first, second, or third place in the recent DECA District Role Play competition, held at Lake Braddock Secondary School.
The Vienna Arts Society will hold its 45th annual Treasury of Art juried show and sale from Friday through Sunday, Nov. 21-23, at the Vienna Community Center.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
Police are searching for a man who robbed a SunTrust bank Thursday in Alexandria.
It’s not quite launch time yet, but the countdown toward an expanded and renovated Vienna Community Center has begun.
The mood was funereal as Arlington County Board members gathered at 3 p.m. on Nov. 18 to formally bury – at least for now – the Columbia Pike and Crystal City streetcar projects.
Del. Rip Sullivan (D-48th) has a new day job.
News of interest from across Fairfax County this week.
News of business and economic development 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 62-yearold Annandale man was killed after he was hit by a car while crossing the street Monday evening, Fairfax County police said.
A large crowd came to McLean Project for the Arts the evening of Nov. 6 for the opening reception for three new exhibitions.
Home inventory across the Sun Gazette coverage area remains plentiful as the autumn/winter season arrives, with most ZIP codes across the county reporting more homes on the market than a year ago.
In what amounts to a stunning turnabout, Arlington County Board Chairman Jay Fisette announced today that a board majority has opted to scrap the county’s streetcar initiative.
Eleven days after Del. Barbara Comstock (R-34th) was elected to Congress, both major political parties had nominees in place for the Jan. 6 special election to succeed her.
A Vienna police officer was on patrol in the 500 block of Maple Avenue, E., on Nov. 8 at 12:42 a.m. when he saw the driver of a vehicle commit a traffic offense.
A driver informed Vienna police on Nov. 11 at 3:43 p.m. that his vehicle’s right rear window had been damaged as he was stopped in traffic near 100 Courthouse Road, S.W. A golf ball was found in the back of his vehicle, police said.
An employee at Hunan Delight, 276 Cedar Lane, S.E., told Vienna police Nov. 12 at 2:47 p.m. that a customer was in the restaurant with a machete.
Authorities are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects responsible for setting a model home on fire in Herndon.
It’s a tribute to a sculptor’s skill when viewers circle her works and ask, “How did she ever do that?”
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