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A resident living in the 300 block of Moorefield Road, S.W., told Vienna police on Aug. 10 at 11:50 p.m. that he had observed someone backing the family’s vehicle out of the driveway.
The Friends of Vale School House/Vale Club will hold an open house for prospective members on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the historic schoolhouse, 3124 Fox Mill Road in Oakton.
The Vienna Woman’s Club will hold an open house and membership drive on Saturday, Sept. 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Patrick Henry Library in Vienna.
News of interest from McLean, Great Falls and surrounding communities.
News of interest from Vienna, Oakton and surrounding communities.
A man who authorities said sold heroin to a 16-year-old Northern Virginia girl who died of an overdose was convicted this week of drug distribution charges.
The Vienna Community Center’s renovation and expansion plans nearly are ready for Planning Commission review and a local youth-sports group now has pledged a half-million dollars to defray some of the cost of building the center’s new gymnasium.
Democrats retained the 48th District House of Delegates seat Aug. 19, as voters opted to send Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. to Richmond in a special election called to fill the seat of Bob Brink.
Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. is headed to Richmond with Medicaid on his mind.
An employee at The Ventures Group, located at 115 Beulah Road, N.E., told Vienna police on Aug. 8 at 9:36 a.m. that she believed a homeless person might have been living in the back stairwell of the building.
A Vienna police officer’s motorcycle was parked legally on St. Andrew Drive near Westbriar Drive, N.E., on Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m. when it was struck by a vehicle whose driver was being stopped for a traffic violation.
An employee at Vienna Wolf Trap Hotel, 430 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Aug. 12 at 9:30 p.m. that three dogs belonging to one of the hotel’s guests had gotten out of their room and were running around the parking lot, barking at other guests and preventing them from exiting their rooms or cars.
News of interest from across Fairfax County this week.
News of crime and punishment across Fairfax County this week.
Vienna residents on Aug. 18 expounded starkly different views on the town’s proposed Maple Avenue Commercial (MAC) zoning ordinance, which for the first time in a half-century would alter fundamentally the vision for the town’s main commercial corridor.
Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce president/CEO Jim Corcoran has been appointed by Gov. McAuliffe to the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and the board of directors of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Aug. 19 endorsed Barbara Comstock for the 10th District U.S. House of Representatives seat being vacated by retiring U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-10th).
The Fairfax County government’s wastewater-treatment plant has received a Platinum Peak Performance Award from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, for meeting federal pollution-control standards 100 percent of the time 16 years in a row.
The platform elevator at Dunn Loring Metro station will be out of service for major rehabilitation beginning Aug. 21 and continuing through November 2014, officials of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) have announced.
Virginia Beach ranks first in the commonwealth and 32nd in the nation as best for first-time homebuyers, according to a new ranking from WalletHub.
Like everyone else, Fairfax court officials spent last week in wait-and-wonder mode, anticipating word on whether the U.S. Supreme Court would halt same-sex marriages before they even begin in Virginia.
Fairfax County supervisors next month will debate allowing resident curators to renovate and maintain historic structures in the county in exchange for paying little or no rent.
Voters in the 48th House of Delegates district can cast ballots from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. today in the special election called to choose a successor to Del. Bob Brink, who retired in June.
News of business and economic development in Arlington this week.
News that was making news in years gone by.
News of the achievements of local students and members of the Armed Forces.
The McLean Project for the Arts is conducting a national search for a new executive director following the Aug. 15 departure of Nancy Powers Perry, who led the organization since 2003.
The Friends of the Great Falls Freedom Memorial will hold the annual Sept. 11 Remembrance Ceremony at 7 p.m. at the site of the Freedom Memorial, behind the Great Falls Library at 9830 Georgetown Pike.
The Great Falls Senior Center will feature Marcia Coyle, chief Washington correspondent for the National Law Journal, at its luncheon meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 2 at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Great Falls.
The McLean Community Center will hold the annual McLean Fall Community Flea Market on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking garage at 1420 Beverly Road (behind the Giant Food shopping center).
The Langley High School Band will hold its annual Tag Day fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 6.
The Optimist Club of Greater Vienna on June 18 honored two area police officers with the group’s Charles A. Robinson Respect for Law Award.
Drivers, keep an eye out: An estimated 1,000 motorcyclists will be heading eastbound on Interstate 66 between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. today via the Dulles Toll Road before heading southbound on Route 110 to Pentagon City.
Perhaps not much of a surprise here: The Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce has thrown its support behind relocation of the FBI headquarters to the county.
The Virginia Education Association has endorsed Richard “Rip” Sullivan Jr. in the 48th District House of Delegates race.
United Airlines has announced plans to introduce seasonal service to several domestic and international destinations from Washington Dulles International Airport.
George Mason University’s School of Management has a new name: the School of Business.
George Mason University is seeking sponsors for “Take a Patriot to Work Day,” a job-shadowing initiative to be held in early November.
Deadlines are approaching for those who wish to participate in the 2014 Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.
Police agencies across Northern Virginia are on the prowl for drunken drivers from now through Sept. 1.
Fairfax County police are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a Manassas man Thursday.
A Fairfax County area attorney was sentenced Thursday to serve five years in prison for embezzling nearly $500,000 from a 90-year-old woman and her estate.
A newly inked public-private partnership agreement will redevelop Lewinsville Senior Center in McLean in coming years and offer nearly four times as many independent-living units, plus a separate senior center and day-care facilities.
Following complaints from park users in June, the Fairfax County Park Authority is taking steps to bring the agency’s much-touted Clemyjontri Park back into proper condition.
Reality check: Any issue on which the two candidates in the 48th District House of Delegates special election find common ground probably has little chance of success in Richmond.
Slightly softer market conditions continue to take hold across the District of Columbia and its inner suburbs, according to new home-sales data.
The median sales price of existing single-family homes across the Washington region moved upward – albeit almost imperceptibly – in the second quarter of 2014 compared to a year before, according to new figures.
Vienna Town Manager Mercury Payton this summer hopes to change the name of the town’s Department of Administrative Services back to what it was two decades ago: the Department of Human Resources.
Fairfax’s Median Home-Sale Price Up Slightly in First Half of Year: Fairfax County ranked sixth among major jurisdictions in the Washington region in median price of homes that sold during the first half of 2014.
An employee at Whole Foods Market, 143 Maple Ave., E., told Vienna police on Aug. 1 at 5:40 p.m. that after partaking of several free samples, a female customer began to yell at employees and customers.
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