Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. announced Aug. 26 that after an extensive search, the department had hired Julie Parker as the new director of its Public Affairs Bureau.
The Vienna Town Council on Aug. 22 unanimously voted to buy the Vienna Public Works Department a Bobcat machine with a snow blower, which town crews will use to clear snow from sidewalks.
While its neighbor to the south may have an end-run around the General Assembly in efforts to rename Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington officials appear stuck – needing to win approval from the legislature before slapping a new name on the north-south U.S. Route 1 within its borders.
The Pulitzer committee does give out awards for best coverage of the contretemps over the name of Jefferson Davis Highway, right? Wrong? Dang! Oh, well ...
The Vienna town government and American Legion Post 180 will hold their annual “Day of Remembrance” commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on Sunday, Sept. 11, starting at 9 a.m. on the lawn of the Freeman Store and Museum, 131 Church St., N.E.
The Vienna Town Council in August 2014 awarded a contract to Sagres Construction to build concrete sidewalks along Ayr Hill Avenue, N.E., and Dominion Road, N.E., near the Vienna Train Station.
Ever wondered about how astronauts are selected and trained, the equipment they carry, spacecraft they ride in, experiments and chores they perform, what they eat, how they get home safely and whether a trip to Mars is feasible?
More than 150 uniformed James Madison High School Band and Color Guard members will knock on 10,000 doors throughout Vienna and Oakton to thank residents for their support and solicit donations for the Band Boosters during its annual “Thank A Donor” fundraiser (Tag Day), to be held on Saturd…
A fund-raiser for the Children’s Science Center will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 13 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Pulcinella Italian Host restaurant in McLean, sponsored by the Community Charity Champions initiative of the HBC Group of Keller Williams Realty.
Sixty-five children will begin the school year with a free personalized backpack loaded with school supplies thanks to a project organized by a local church group.
Vienna’s first-ever mini-roundabout at Park and Locust streets, S.E., opened to the public during the third weekend of August and motorists so far seem to be getting the hang of negotiating the circle.