Stories for May 2018

Stories for May 2018


Wednesday, May 30

Commentary: Preventing Gang Violence

Tuesday, May 29

Commentary: Virginia Budget Agreement within Reach

Monday, May 28

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WP Girls’ Lax to Host Defending State Champ Robinson

Wolverines beat Hayfield, advance to region semifinals.

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West Potomac Boys’ Lax Advances to Region Semifinals

Wolverines thump Annandale to advance in regionals.

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International Role for Cherry Blossom Queen

Alexandria’s Margaret O’Meara leaves for Tokyo May 26.

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Despite Heavy Rains, Huntington Dodges Floodwaters

Levee under construction to address future flooding.

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Police Investigate Murder in Mount Vernon

Weapon recovered.

Wednesday, May 23

Commentary: Keep Teens Safe for Summer

Monday, May 21

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Commentary: Time of Renewal

Find something that renews the soul.

Commentary: Comment on U.S. 1’s Future

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OTAC Presents $1,000 to T.C. Williams, West Potomac Seniors

Araujo, Petteway receive Peter Williams Memorial Scholarship.

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Bass Player for ‘Cracker’ Honed Musical Talents in Mount Vernon

Band headlines this year’s Celebrate Fairfax Show in June.

Saturday, May 19

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National Honor for WPHS Theater Teacher

Clark brings real life challenges to the stage.

Friday, May 18

Wednesday, May 16

Commentary: Decision Slows Transportation Progress

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More Than an Apple for Teacher

Gifts for those who educate children.

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About Time or Déjà Vu at American Legion Bridge?

The Board of Supervisors pushes for Maryland to add capacity to the bridge.

Monday, May 14

Commentary: Remember It’s ‘Teacher Appreciation Week’

Friday, May 11

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Upgrades for Mount Vernon Recreation Center

Modernization to the interior and parking are part of the plan.

Wednesday, May 9

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Local Students Join Gun Safety Town Hall

Much unity, some dissension as community discusses the issue.

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Ready for Summer

Time to dust off and spruce up patios for a season of al fresco entertaining.

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A Mom in Charge

Keeping the wheels turning at a local business.

Monday, May 7

Commentary: A Look at the FY 2019 Budget With a Glimpse into the FY 2020 Budget

Pipeline Playwrights To Present ‘Unfocused’ in Alexandria

Stage reading of Jean Koppen’s play at MetroStage.

Friday, May 4

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Mount Vernon Brings Home Gunston Eagle Trophy

Majors beat West Potomac for first time since 2013.

Wednesday, May 2

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Wellbeing: Erasing the Stigma

Mental Health advocates work to tear down barriers to treatment.

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‘Celebrating the Magic of Giving Back’ in Fairfax County

Some 144 individuals and groups honored at Fairfax County Volunteer Service Awards.

Tuesday, May 1

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Do-Re-Me SING!

Voices ring for All County Choral Festival.