The Great Falls Historical Society will present “An Evening of Recollection, 1977-Present” on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library. Comments (0)
An estimated 236,420 Virginians moved out of state between 2012 and 2013, while 266,348 moved in from elsewhere, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Snoozertown. Dullsville. Catatonic Corners.
A Dominion Virginia Power employee told Vienna police that sometime between July 17 and Sept. 23, someone had entered the utility company’s substation at 375 Center St., N., and taken copper wire from several utility poles.
An employee at Advanced Pediatrics, 100 East St., N.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 24 at 9:23 a.m. that a prospective employee had been interviewed, but she was found unsuitable for the job and the interview subsequently had been terminated.
A Vienna police officer was on patrol near Marshall Road and Ware Street, S.W., on Sept. 15 at 9:59 p.m. when he located a vehicle that matched the description of a suspicious-vehicle lookout notice received previously in his shift.
It’s ridiculous and farfetched, but one can’t help laughing anyway.
Cost estimates for renovating and expanding the Vienna Community Center have come in 77 percent higher than expected, prompting town officials to consider temporarily raising Vienna’s meals-and-lodging tax to help pay for the project.
Few things pique the public’s attention like raw sewage.
A man living on Oakmont Court, N.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 25 at 12:05 a.m. that he and his adult son had been involved in a heated argument that turned physical when the father threw a wooden rolling pin at the son, striking him in the rib cage.
A woman living on Ayito Road, S.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 23 at 7:48 p.m. that she and her adult son had become involved in a heated argument, which escalated when he reportedly slapped her several times and caused her to fall to the ground.
For years, the face of Morgan Harrington’s killer was just a sketch – a description based off the memory of a Fairfax victim who survived.
Officials with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority say early ridership results on the new Silver Line give them hope that they will meet, or exceed, projections for the first year.
Here’s more confirmation, if any is needed, that like a gerbil running on its exercise wheel, the Washington economy is mostly spinning in place.
The 2014 Fairfax County Environmental Excellence Awards recently were presented, recognizing individuals and groups that dedicate time and energy to benefit the environment and support county environmental goals and initiatives.
Amateur genealogists and local historians are being invited to a special “night-owl” research night at Fairfax County Public Library’s Virginia Room on Friday, Oct. 10 from 6 to 11 p.m.
Construction cranes are popping up all over Tysons Corner, and will transform the urban center’s skyline significantly in coming years.
The Fairfax County Park Authority has embarked on a new needs assessment, and is seeking public input.
Portions of the popular Spring Hill RECenter in McLean on Sept. 27, following the completion of the first phase of a renovation and expansion project.
Churchill Road Elementary School is one of four Fairfax County public schools to be recognized as a “Virginia Naturally School.”
Competing against students from eight states, McLean resident Tom Rollins, a freshman at Potomac School, advanced to the quarterfinals of a speech tournament held recently at Wake Forest University.
The McLean Newcomers Club opens its 2014-15 season with coffee and a visit to the McLean Project for the Arts on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11 a.m.
Forensic evidence links the disappearance of Northern Virginia native Hannah Graham to the 2009 murder of Morgan Harrington, state police said Monday.
Grinding with the main stones at Colvin Run Mill Historic Site has come to a stop for at least the next few months, according to the Fairfax County Park Authority.
An opportunity to meet and ask questions of candidates vying in the 8th and 10th District congressional races will be held at the McLean Community Center on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.
The McLean Historical Society’s meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14 will feature Carole Herrick, a member of the Fairfax County History Commission, discussing the life of Dolley Madison.
Vienna’s annual Oktoberfest celebration will be held rain or shine on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on historic Church Street. Admission is free.
Vienna’s government will receive a new truck, two police cars and two backhoe loaders worth a total of $453,423, under contracts approved Sept. 22 by the Vienna Town Council.
The Vienna Arts Society is seeking artists from across the region to enter the 45th annual Treasury of Art juried show and sale, to be held Nov. 21-23 at the Vienna Community Center.
It’s probably not the news the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority needed: United Airlines, the dominant carrier at Washington Dulles International Airport, will be scaling back operations during the winter months.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has begun working out policy positions that will constitute the business organization’s 2015 legislative agenda.
The Vienna Town Council on Sept. 22 unanimously approved a crosswalk on Lawyers Road on the north side of its intersection with Blair Road, N.W.
Vienna Town Council members unanimously agreed Sept. 22 that town officials should apply for a $100,000 federal grant to pay for the town’s share of costs for relocating the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail near the Vienna Community Center.
Vienna Town Council members on Sept. 22 agreed to install $5,400 worth of traffic-calming and pedestrian-safety signs along Aponi Road, S.E., but not before questioning whether the placards might send mixed messages.
The Vienna Town Council unanimously approved a contract Sept. 22 to have Double H Locates perform utility marking in the town and pay the company for work performed this spring as well.
The 8th District Democratic Committee will salute U.S. Rep. Jim Moran (D-8th) at its 21st annual Kennedy-King Dinner, to be held on Thursday, Oct. 16 from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.
George Mason University President Ángel Cabrera has been appointed to serve on a statewide task force aimed at ending sexual violence on college campuses.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
The two leading competitors in the race to replace U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th) got in political jabs Sept. 24 before an audience of business leaders at the National Conference Center in Louddoun County.
On-time graduation for Fairfax County Public Schools’ Class of 2014 was up from a year before and outperformed the state average, according to new data.
Twenty-five students from Fairfax County Public Schools have been named 2015 National Achievement Scholarship program semifinalists in an academic competition for black American high school students conducted by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.
A woman told Vienna police that between Sept. 3 and 15, her son repeatedly had been bullied at Cunningham Park Elementary School, 1001 Park St., S.E.
The Vienna town government’s annual vehicle-license fee is due on Monday, Oct. 6.
The September meeting of the McLean branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will feature Ann Mazur and the Victorian Theatrical Society at the University of Virginia, presenting “Not a Man in the House: A Comedy in Two Acts.”
Grey Seal Puppets will open the McLean Community Center’s 2014-15 McLean Kids Performance Series with a production of “The Emperor’s New Clothes” on Saturday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Alden Theatre.
A resident living in the 3800 block of Zelkova Court in the Fair Oaks area told Fairfax County police on Sept. 14 at 2:30 p.m. that an unknown person had walked into the home through an unsecured door.
The late Vienna Mayor M. Jane Seeman was a longtime library volunteer who delighted in discussing books with library patrons and her children and grandchildren.
Great Falls Friends and Neighbors’ Scholarship Board on Sept. 19 awarded scholarships to six women attending area colleges.
In conjunction with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and state and local law-enforcement agencies, the Vienna Police Department this Saturday again will participate in a one-day initiative to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from area homes.
An employee at Caribbean Tan, 424 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Sept. 17 at 6:20 p.m. that the mother of an ex-employee had entered the business and begun yelling and cursing at the employee because her daughter had been fired.
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