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AT&T employees who spoke to students from Arlington’s Wakefield High School April 30 knew where the youngsters were, mentally speaking, based upon their own experiences.
The Ireland-based carrier Aer Lingus on May 1 kicked off new nonstop service that will connect Washington Dulles International Airport to Dublin.
More than a dozen Fairfax County firms have been named to the 20th annual “Virginia’s Fantastic 50,” a ranking of the fastest-growing firms compiled by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.
The Vienna Town Council election will be held on Tuesday, May 5, with voting taking place at the Vienna Community Center from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Vienna Lions Club is teaming up with Foster’s Grille in Vienna for a fund-raising initiative.
A 36-year-old Fairfax County man was struck and killed by a car Wednesday on Leesburg Pike in front of the Crossroads Shopping Center.
Anyone who thinks poetry is dull, or that young people lack wisdom far beyond their years, could learn much from the winners of Great Falls Friends and Neighbors’ 33rd Poetry Contest.
The McLean Orchestra will close out its 2014-15 season with “Triumph,” a concert featuring Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, on Saturday, May 9 at 8 p.m. at Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road in McLean.
The Oakton Elementary PTA is sponsoring the third annual Family 5K and Fun Run on Sunday, May 3 at Centennial Park in Vienna.
The month-over-month unemployment rate ticked up slightly in Fairfax County in March, according to new figures, but remained among the lowest in the commonwealth.
The Washington metropolitan area’s year-over-year unemployment rate dropped in March, part of a general drift downward nationwide.
A motorist was attempting to park in a parking space in the 200 block of Mill Street, N.E., on April 20 at 6:39 p.m. when her vehicle jumped the curb and traveled through the front glass window of an unoccupied business, Vienna police said.
A man residing in the 200 block of Commons Drive, N.W., told Vienna police on April 17 at 10:15 p.m. that someone had thrown a rock through the front window of his residence. He stated he was not aware of anyone who would want to target him in this manner and he requested that police conduct extra patrols in the area.
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Fairfax County police say bones discovered in February beside a nature path in Difficult Run Stream Valley Park are those of 50-year-old Joseph John Swain.
A mirror and sunlight sparked a Wednesday morning fire in the Fairview area of Fairfax County.
Virginia Task Force 1, Fairfax County’s urban search and rescue team, assisted in the rescue of a 15-year-old boy found buried in the rubble -- five days after a devastating earthquake struck Nepal.
When work begins next month on improvements to Va. 28, the ground-breaking ceremony will include remarks by political leaders from Loudoun, Fairfax and Prince William counties.
Seascape, shoreline and sand are intertwined for artist Marilyn Banner, and her artworks convey feelings of walking on the beach, hearing waves and feeling sea air.
State Sen. Barbara Favola (D-31st) will formally kick off her re-election bid on Saturday, May 9 with a reception at her home.
The T-shaped intersection at Park and Locust streets, S.E., has vexed commuters and pedestrians for decades.
Depending on one’s innocence or guilt, newly approved Vienna police-cruiser cameras will prove to be a blessing or a curse.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority today announced that design modifications may add 13 months to the Silver Line’s Phase II construction schedule.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to the 300 block of Center Street, N., on April 18 at 8:53 p.m. after receiving a report about a single-vehicle crash.
Vienna police dispatched an officer to Peterson Lane Park, 575 Malcolm Road, N.W., on April 19 at 1:43 p.m. after a resident reported a man had planted something in the park.
His massive collection of hardcover books number in the hundreds, gathered from room-to-room, bookshelf-to-bookshelf and closet-to-closet in the upstairs of Fred Priester’s Chantilly home.
Pasha Davoudian of McLean and Daniel Tavakol of Vienna are among 38 University of Virginia students to receive Harrison Undergraduate Research Awards for study during the summer.
Otilia Lampman, a senior at George C. Marshall High School, has been named one of two Fairfax County recipients of 2015 Yes I Can Awards, honoring youth with exceptional skills who shine as scholars, athletes, artists, community volunteers, advocates and technology experts.
Choi Chin Ae of McLean High School was named the second-place winner at the high-school level in the Northeastern Regional Art Contest sponsored by the Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA).
Lake Fairfax Park will host the second annual “Pirate Fest” on Saturday, May 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the park, 1400 Lake Fairfax Drive in Reston.
George C. Marshall High School students in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) Engineering and International Baccalaureate (IB) Design Technology classes have been participating in an Enabling the Future project, printing three-dimensional prosthetic hands for refugees around the world who have been disfigured by war.
A number of local students were named award recipients in the 44th annual Joseph and Goldie Feder Memorial String Competition, sponsored by Washington Perfomring Arts Society.
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Alexandria police are looking for witnesses who saw a newer-model white Ford Mustang in the Van Dorn Street area Tuesday morning before it crashed into a building, killing the driver.
The spirit of volunteerism is strong in Fairfax County, where unpaid residents each year provide myriad services that improve thousands of people’s lives.
A woman told Vienna police on April 18 at 4:45 p.m. that as she was riding her bicycle on the Washington & Old Dominion Regional Trail she observed a man looking suspiciously at the female trail users. She stated that as she passed him, he had his hand down the front of his pants and was making noises, police said.
An employee at the James Madison Shell service station, 545 Maple Avenue, W., told Vienna police on April 21 at 7 a.m. that for the past two weeks an Asian man had been coming to the station daily and using its restroom.
An employee at Bank of America, 235 Maple Avenue, N.W., told Vienna police on April 23 at 5:30 p.m. that as he was attempting to retrieve money from the vault for a teller, a dye pack accidentally exploded.
The town of Vienna is well-situated to meet the first phase of new clean-water rules, but must take further steps as the requirements become even stricter in coming decades, a consultant informed the Vienna Town Council April 20.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has unveiled updated proposals designed to address growth at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.
The number of homeless in Fairfax County declined slightly in the 2015 “Point-in-Time” survey, conducted as part of a regional effort overseen by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Fairfax County Public Schools and the Fairfax County government will host the second annual “Community Conversation on Teen Stress” on Saturday, May 9 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Hayfield Secondary School.
Fairfax County police on Monday said a reported attempted abduction outside Ravensworth Elementary School in Springfield on Friday was a false report.
Dr. Scott Ralls, who currently serves as president of the North Carolina Community College System, has been tapped as the next president of Northern Virginia Community College.
The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its inaugural Greater Washington Innovation Awards.
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