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Republican George Forakis on April 15 announced plans to challenge state Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) in the November general election.
The Vienna Town Council’s annual public hearing on the town’s proposed budget usually draws few, if any, speakers. That also was the case April 13, when only one resident piped up about the fiscal year 2016 budget.
Leaders of American Legion Post 180 in Vienna on March 5 gave Master Police Officer Juan Vazquez the 2014 Town of Vienna Police Officer of the Year Award during the group’s annual ceremony and banquet dinner.
The Vienna Town Council on April 13 voted 7-0 in favor of a new eight-lot subdivision that will be located between Ninovan and Tapawingo roads, S.E., and the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail.
The 41st annual “Walk on the Hill,” highlighting the historic Windover Hill community in Vienna, will be held on Sunday, April 26 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Vienna officials are confident they can hammer out a land-swap agreement with the Fairfax County School Board that will allow the town to build the gymnasium it wants at the Vienna Community Center.
The ongoing boom in passenger totals at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport continued in February, with Washington Dulles International Airport still in the doldrums.
The number of real-estate-themed shows on cable TV is too large to count, with many have a large and loyal following.
Inventory of homes on the market across the Sun Gazette area continues to be running above 2014 figures – sometimes by large amounts – suggesting a robust springtime market is in the offing, with a slight advantage to buyers who choose to be choosy in selecting their new home.
Fairfax County animal-control officers routinely respond to calls about birds, snakes and other wildlife being caught in glue traps that are designed to capture nuisance rodents. These reports occur most frequently in spring and summer, police said.
In recognition of Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week, Fairfax County police are recognizing this uniquely challenging arm of the law-enforcement profession and extending gratitude for all those officers do.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
Fairfax County police Officer William “Bud” Walker, a longtime spokesman for the department, was charged Wednesday with two counts of possession of child pornography.
Transurban, operator of the 495 and 95 Express Lanes, is offering grants to Northern Virginia groups dedicated to protecting the environment.
Join the Historic Pohick Church Docent Guild for their annual Signature Tea April 25.
Homebuyers with a hankering for rural architecture, modern conveniences and ready access to urban amenities may want to check out a unique converted-barn home just north of Vienna.
The Alden Theatre of the McLean Community Center will present a screening of the Civil War comedy “Hands Up” (1926), featuring silent-movie icon Raymond Griffith, on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m.
‘TASTE OF VIENNA’ MAKES A RETURN: The annual “Taste of Vienna” celebration, now in its fourth year, will be held on Saturday, April 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the parking lot of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department, 400 Center St., S.
A Fairfax County police officer was relieved of duty April 9 as a result of a criminal investigation involving child pornography, police said.
America’s Promise Alliance board chairman Alma Powell is dissatisfied with low high-school-graduation rates, poverty and other detriments that keep U.S. youths from achieving their full potential.
An increase in total sales and average prices pushed year-over-year real estate sales volume up 17.2 percent in D.C. and its inner suburbs in March.
Vienna police came to Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel, 430 Maple Ave., W., on April 5 at 1:23 a.m. after being informed an officer’s cruiser had been struck by another vehicle. The driver of the striking vehicle had backed out of a parking space and hit the officer’s car, police said.
Fairfax County police are looking for two men who entered a gas-station store in the 3000 block of Gate House Plaza in Merrifield on April 5 at 8:22 a.m. and assaulted an employee.
A resident living in the 200 block of Cedar Lane, S.E., told Vienna police on April 4 at 8:17 a.m. that he and a woman had been involved in a heated argument that escalated when she struck him, causing a laceration above his ear. The woman left the residence before police arrived.
Ryan McElveen, the Fairfax School Board member who probably spent a little too much time on social media for his own good in times past, took a swipe at the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors the other day. According to one report, he said that the supervisors had been treating School Board members as “second-class citizens.”
Surrounded by wings of McLean High School, a small observatory with a powerful telescope once let enthusiastic students glimpse the unimaginably distant heavens.
Soft February sales figures were more than made up for with strong data from January and March in the Fairfax real estate market, with the first quarter of 2015 ending in strong shape compared to a year before.
Whoa, whoa, whoa: What do you mean, Arlington and Fairfax County don’t have any of the region’s hottest, trendiest emerging neighborhoods?
Four candidates will vie for the three open seats on the McLean Community Center Governing Board, with voting taking place on McLean Day (May 16).
Thirteen local high-school students received scholarships for their achievements in the 2015 James C. Macdonald Fine Art Scholarship Competition, sponsored by the McLean Community Center.
A double-digit increase in sales coupled with a more modest jump in average prices pushed the Fairfax County real estate market to a strong March, according to new figures.
Think the Washington area is crowded now? Imagine what it will be like with nearly 1.6 million more people jockeying for space.
Two people were killed in a Thursday night crash in the HOV lanes on Interstate 395 in Alexandria -- and state police want to talk to anyone who may have witnessed it.
Year-over-year home sales across Northern Virginia posted a double-digit increase in March, while average sales prices also were higher, according to new figures.
The seventh annual Vienna Green Expo will be held on Thursday, April 23 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Vienna Community Center.
The Vienna Family Fish Rodeo will be held on Saturday, April 25 at Wolftrap Creek in Wildwood Park, located in the 700 block of Follin Lane, S.E.
Ask employees what motivates them and “money” likely will be their first, eagerly offered response. But companies also have other ways to create happier, more motivated teams.
Persistent county and school budget critic Arthur Purves knows it will be virtually impossible to beat Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova (D) on Nov. 3, but he’s taking the plunge anyway.
The McLean Spring Community Garage Sale, sponsored by the McLean Community Center, will be held on Saturday, April 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1420 Beverly Road (behind the Giant Shopping Center).
“Words Unspoken: Video,” an exhibition featuring the works of David Carlson, will be on display April 16 to May 30 at the Emerson Gallery of the McLean Project for the Arts.
In its inaugural competition, the Marshall Academy FIRST Robotics Team 5549 finished in seventh place out of 42 teams at the DC Regional FIRST Robotics competition, held in late March.
The Vienna Arts Society will host an awards reception for “Spring’s Sprung,” its annual spring show, on Saturday, April 11 from 4 to 6 p.m.
Historic Pleasant Grove will hold its annual gospel concert on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. at the church, 8641 Lewinsville Road in McLean.
A Fairfax County police officer was relieved of duty on Thursday as the result of a criminal investigation involving child pornography.
Fairfax County’s jobless rate ticked up from January to February, but remains one of the lowest among Virginia’s 133 cities and counties.
Thirteen Fairfax County Public Schools students are among more than 800 students nationwide who have won Achievement Scholarships from the 2015 National Achievement Scholarship program.
Fairfax County Public Schools students won first place in nine of 17 categories and two students earned Grand Prize awards at the 2015 Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair, held March 27-28 at Virginia Military Institute.
Project BEST (Building Excitement for Science and Technology), a nonprofit organization comprised of students who attend Thomas Jefferson High School for Science & Technology, is hosting its third annual STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) conference for middle-school students on Saturday, April 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Langston Hughes Middle School.
Unemployment across the Washington region in February joined a broad-based year-over-year national decline, but the percentage of those seeking work remains about twice as high as the locality with the lowest jobless rate in the nation.
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