The 2015 Virginia Indian Festival will be held on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Riverbend Park in Great Falls. Comments (0)
The owner of a business in the 300 block of Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police that between Aug. 8 and 9 someone had been filling the dumpsters in the rear of his business with advertisement lawn signs. The owner stated this has been occurring at least once a month.
The Vienna Town Council on Aug. 24 approved a proclamation honoring the week of Sept. 1 as National Payroll Week, and issued another naming September as Blood Cancer Awareness Month and Sept. 15 as Lymphoma Awareness Day.
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce Business and Community Awards.
The Fairfax County Park Authority will host a “Leave No Trace” outdoor skills and ethics workshop for local youth on Sunday, Aug. 30 at 9 a.m. at Scott’s Run Nature Preserve, 7400 Georgetown Pike in McLean
The Fairfax County Office of Elections has posted sample ballots for the Nov. 3 general election at www.fairfaxcounty.gov/elections/upcoming.htm.
The Fairfax County library system will host a book-club conference on Saturday, Sept. 19 beginning at 9 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. at the Fairfax County Government Center.
After three years’ planning and more than a few hitches, the Vienna Town Council on Aug. 24 awarded a $8.9 million contract to Keller Brothers Inc. for the expansion and renovation of the Vienna Community Center.
News of interest from across Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
Invitees to the Aug. 25 grand reopening of Staybridge Suites McLean might have scratched their heads and asked, “Haven’t they been open the whole time?”
The Vienna Town Council on Aug. 24 unanimously awarded Access National Bank a capital-lease contract for up to $700,000 worth of vehicle-replacement purchases during the next four years.
An alarm company informed Vienna police on Aug. 16 at 11:52 p.m. that an alarm had been activated at Marshall Road Elementary School, 730 Marshall Road, S.W.
A female passenger took a cab in Arlington, fell asleep and awoke on Aug. 16 at about 12:41 a.m. to find the cab driver inappropriately touching her, Fairfax County police said.
Fairfax County police are looking for a male employee who reportedly touched a person inappropriately Aug. 14 outside the 7-Eleven store in the 7200 block of Arlington Boulevard in the Falls Church area.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue units responded on Aug. 16 at around 3:20 p.m. to a fire at a single-family house fire at 10004 Woodrow Street in the Vienna area.
A reception for the 19 artists whose work is displayed at Northern Virginia Community College’s third annual art show will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ernst Community Cultural Center on the Annandale campus.
Authorities have recovered the body of a 16-year-old boy who went missing while swimming in Little Hunting Creek near the Potomac River on Wednesday night.
Having cheated death before, a direct Metrobus line from Rosslyn to Washington Dulles International Airport again is on the chopping block.
Fairfax County is home to 125 firms ranked as part of the 2015 “Inc. 5000” list of fastest-growing privately owned businesses in the U.S.
News of interest from across Fairfax County this week.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
News of interest from across Northern Virginia.
Varun Datta graduated from Stone Bridge High School in 2013 with big dreams. He went to James Madison University to study marketing in the hopes of one day joining NBC’s executive team in New York City.
The District of Columbia ranks 138th out of 150 American cities as far as the ability to enjoy a financially secure and mentally stimulating retirement, according to a new survey, while some Virginia communities do appreciably better.
The ratings firm of Standard & Poor’s recently reaffirmed the town of Vienna’s bond rating as AAA, Vienna Finance Director Karen Spence told the Vienna Town Council on Aug. 24.
Historic Vienna Inc. and the Freeman Store and Museum will participate in the next “Afternoons on Church Street” program set for Sunday, Aug. 30 from 1 to 5 p.m.
McLean Newcomers and Neighbors will open its 2015-16 club year with a coffee slated for Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. at Regency Apartments, 1800 Old Meadow Road in McLean.
It may still be summer, but planning is under way for the 2015 McLean Winterfest Parade, to be held on Sunday, Dec. 6.
State Sen. Barbara Favola recently was honored by the Autism Society of Northern Virginia.
Registration is now open for the McLean Community Center’s fall classes and activities.
When students return to Vienna Elementary School, they will see two new additions to their garden – a garden shed and a three-part wood compost bin.
A resident living on Cottage Street, S.W., told Vienna police on Aug. 15 at 6:15 p.m. that she and her son had been involved in a heated argument that escalated into a physical altercation.
Vienna police on Aug 15 at 4:41 a.m. received a complaint of a possible domestic situation on Cedar Lane, S.E. An officer and a detective went to the scene and after investigating the situation, they arrested a 25-year-old man from Cherryville, N.C., whom authorities have charged with rape, strangulation, domestic assault and preventing a 911 call.
A resident living in the 500 block of Nutley Street, S.W., told Vienna police on Aug. 14 at 2:10 p.m. that her father’s ex-girlfriend repeatedly had shown up at the residence to see her father.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
Fairfax County Park Authority officials want to build an outdoor classroom/picnic pavilion at Riverbend Park in Great Falls, but some neighbors worry the road leading to the park might not be able to handle the additional traffic safely.
A woman living in the 200 block of Locust Street, S.E., told Vienna police on Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. that two of her daughter’s male friends had been at the house when an argument broke out between the men. The argument escalated when one of the men stabbed the other in the buttock, police said.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to Whole Foods Market, 143 Maple Ave., E., on Aug. 15 at 11:59 a.m. after receiving a report about two people fighting over a broom.
Fairfax County police arrested four people Aug. 15 after they reportedly broke into Langley High School.
The median sales cost of condominiums and cooperative apartments across the Washington metropolitan area in the second quarter of 2015 was relatively flat from a year before, but remained well above the national average, according to new figures.
Say you have saved enough to put down 5 percent of the purchase price on a home, and have found a banker willing to extend credit. How much will you need to earn to afford the property?
Northern Virginia Community College will no longer charge tuition to the 2,700 students who take dual-enrollment courses at 55 high schools throughout Northern Virginia each year.
A man living in the 400 block of John Marshall Drive told Vienna police on Aug. 9 at 1:30 a.m. that his son had been at a party in the area and was attacked and assaulted by several people.
In an effort to enhance Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall’s overall security, the base on Aug. 22 implemented a new traffic pattern for those entering Fort Myer through the Hatfield Gate (along 2nd Street South in Arlington).
Vienna police dispatched an officer to Center Street and Moore Avenue, S.W., on Aug. 13 at 6:06 p.m. after a construction crew, whose members had been clearing a lot for construction, knocked down a tree.
The project manager for a residence in the 300 block of Patrick Street, S.W., told Vienna police that between Aug. 10 at 4 p.m. and Aug. 11 at 7 a.m. someone had filled a dumpster at the site with yard debris.
Three local members of the General Assembly delegation head into election season with endorsements from the Virginia Farm Bureau Federation’s political-action committee.
Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia will host “Red, White & Home,” a celebration of its 25th anniversary, on Sunday, Sept. 13 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Winery at Bull Run, 15950 Lee Highway in Centreville.
The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks continue to exert a hold on the memories of Northern Virginians and some localities soon will present events to honor those who lost their lives that day and commemorate Americans’ resolve in the face of terrorism.
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