The McLean Project for the Arts will present its eighth annual MPAartfest on Sunday, Oct. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at McLean Central Park. Comments (0)
The Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of the 2014 Business and Community Awards. The awards presentation will take place on Oct. 7 at the fourth annual Suits and Sneakers event.
The success of next summer’s 2015 World Police and Fire Games, being hosted largely by Fairfax County, will depend a great deal on the logistical help and hospitality of an army of volunteers.
Federal officials have placed about 2,000 immigrant Central American children with sponsors in Northern Virginia, leading some local schools to take special measures to ensure a smooth transition for newly arriving students.
Once again, Manassas Park’s loss is Vienna’s gain.
A woman living in the 400 block of Welles Street, S.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. that as she was pulling weeds in her back yard, she felt something fall on her back.
A resident living in the 400 block of Glyndon Street, S.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 6 at 5:25 p.m. that her dog had been involved in an altercation with a fox. An officer responded, but was unable to locate the fox.
A woman living in the 100 block of Shepherdson Lane, N.E., told Vienna police that between January 2009 and Sept. 8 this year, an unknown person has been using her Social Security number to obtain employment, cell phones and bank loans and file fraudulent income-tax returns.
Two motorists were traveling westbound on Maple Avenue in the same lane of travel on Sept. 5 at 9:50 p.m. when the driver of the first vehicle began to slow and was rear-ended by the second driver near Beulah Road, Vienna police said.
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Charlottesville police this afternoon released a description of a "person of interest" in the disappearance of University of Virginia sophomore and Northern Virginia native Hannah Graham.
One week after two reports of what looked like a mountain lion near an Alexandria area elementary school, Fairfax County police say there have been no more sightings.
Fairfax County officials on Sept. 16 broke ground for a 274,000-square-foot public-safety headquarters that will give police and fire operations a technologically modern and energy-efficient base in which to collaborate and grow.
An employee at Giant Food, 359 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Sept. 10 at 11:15 a.m. that a man entered the store, placed several items in shopping bags and went to the self-checkout area, where he re-bagged the items without scanning or paying for them.
A man living in the 300 block of Westview Court, N.E., told Vienna police that he had been approached June 14 at 3 p.m. by a person in the Giant Shopping Center’s parking lot.
The 45th annual used-book sale sponsored by the McLean branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) will be held Sept. 19-21 at the McLean Community Center.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Vienna recently hosted a “Serving the Servants” luncheon to honor staff from Fairfax County non-profits who work to meet the needs of some of the county’s poorest residents.
Fairfax County saw only a drop in the percentage of its schools receiving full accreditation from the state government this year, due to an increase in achievement requirements that has pushed results down statewide.
In 2011, Darren Morrell lost his life to an 85-year-old driver in Fairfax County. In the wake of the incident, his father and brother, Dave and Bryan Morrell, decided to do something to make sure other families would not suffer a similar loss.
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Enterovirus-D68, the respiratory bug that has been making children sick, sometimes severely, across the country has been confirmed in central Virginia, state health officials reported today.
Two months after the fight over Medicaid almost threatened to leave Virginia without an approved budget in time for the start of the fiscal year, lawmakers this week hammered out a deal to address the state’s $2.4 billion revenue shortfall.
Total passenger counts were down at Northern Virginia’s two main airports in July, compared to a year before, as carriers continue to sort out their expansion and contraction at Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International airports.
The Board of Supervisors has transferred an 11.7-acre parcel in Dranesville District to the Fairfax County Park Authority for use as parkland.
Can the cost of something be both pricey and a relative bargain? When it comes to getting married in Fairfax County, the two do not appear to be mutually exclusive.
The Fairfax County Police Department will hold its eighth annual K-9 Krawl 5K on Saturday, Oct. 18.
A woman was sitting in her vehicle in a parking lot of a shopping center in the 6800 block of Redmond Drive in McLean on Sept. 5 when a man exposed himself, Fairfax County police said. The suspect was described as white and about 30 to 40 years old.
A two-story, 27,000-square-foot addition to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Academy will enhance training opportunities and bring Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training back from a satellite location, county officials said at a Sept. 11 dedication ceremony.
On Sept. 10, Fairfax County Government Channel 16 celebrated its 30th anniversary of bringing county government home through television.
A woman living in the 100 block of Patrick Street, S.E., told Vienna police on Sept. 6 at 10:54 p.m. that she and the father of her child had been involved in a heated argument that turned physical when the man reportedly struck her.
An employee at Vienna Rexall Drug Center, 150 Maple Ave., W., told Vienna police on Sept. 9 at 1:18 p.m. that a man in the pharmacy was attempting to fill an altered prescription.
A Fairfax Connector bus driver told Vienna police Sept. 10 at 8:20 a.m. that a man had gotten on her bus, struck her on the arm and refused to pay his fare, police said. The driver passed the suspect off to another bus driver, then notified police.
Wendy Jones knows it’s important to make a dramatic entrance.
State Sen. Chap Petersen (D-34th) is none too happy with the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. And it all stems from remarks of the FCC chair over the nickname of the Washington Redskins.
Two Fairfax County cultural organizations soon will be ensconced in a leased space in Merrifield.
Dr. Russell Libby, M.D., FAAP, of McLean has been selected to receive the Charles “Buzzy” Vanchiere Award at the American Academy of Pediatrics’ national conference and exhibition, to be held in San Diego in October.
She’s a grandmother of 14 and a great-grandmother of five. Sounds like a candidate for a rocking chair, right? No way!
Del. Rip Sullivan (D-48th) was sworn into office Sept. 12, giving the Arlington/McLean district representation in time for the General Assembly special session called to address Medicaid expansion and other issues.
Elected officials from Prince William, Fairfax and Arlington counties joined other regional leaders to offer a collective “count us in” Sept. 11 when Russ Ramsey and Ted Leonsis, chair and vice chair of “Washington 2024,” delivered their first formal pitch about the area’s new Olympic bid to board members of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
A large fireball was spotted from Virginia to New Jersey late Sunday night, prompting dozens of reports to the American Meteor Society.
The McLean Orchestra will hold its next business mixer – “Instrumental to Business” or “i2B” – on Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Chimas Brazilian Steakhouse.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 227 will meet on Thursday, Sept. 18 at 7:30 p.m. at Neighbor’s restaurant, located in the Cedar Lane Shopping Center in Vienna.
Every detail of the new Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute’s National Capital Region location, which opened this academic year in Fairfax, has been designed with one goal in mind: to help students learn English.
American Legion Post 180 will kick off its Information and Entertainment Series on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. at the post, 330 Center St., N.
Managed white-tailed deer hunts are scheduled for the Mason Neck federal wildlife management area in Lorton and the Occoquan Bay National Wildlife Refuge this winter.
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