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Crime Prevention and Business Safety in Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon Lee Chamber members gathered together on Thursday, September 8, for the monthly Business Breakfast at Belle Haven Country Club. This month’s presentation focused on crime prevention and business safety.

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Culinary Instruction Without Borders

Virtual platform takes Melanie Underwood from Fairfax farm to nationwide classroom.

It started with a pastry. Eight-year-old Melanie Underwood trudged through a grassy field in Northern Virginia in search of her father...

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Students Raise Alarm on Senate Bill 656

New policies mandated by Jan. 1, 2023 could hurt LBGTQ+ students.

Does every student in a Virginia public school curriculum, Black, Indigenous, students of color, disabled, immigrant, and others, deserve to be accurately represented?

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Beagles on the Hunt for Homes

Area shelters and rescues assist in placement of research-bred beagles.

Sniffing out the prospects of finding love connections, Beagles formerly destined for lives as research or testing subjects, are now putting enthusiastic noses to the search for much easier and pain-free lives as beloved family companions...

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Reston Association Chooses New CEO

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

One-on-one interview with Mac Cummins, AICP

Driver Charged in Death of Pedestrian

Detectives from Fairfax County Crash Reconstruction Unit have charged the driver of the 2007 Toyota Camry from the July 6 fatal pedestrian crash.

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Virginia’s Lt. Governor Visits Local Businesses

Virginia’s Lt. Governor Winsome Earle-Sears, spent last Thursday in the greater Mount Vernon area...

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Sole Providers

300 new shoes distributed at Gum Springs.

Firefighters and volunteers from across the county gathered June 2 to distribute more than 300 pair...

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Together Again

Mount Vernon At Home celebrates at River Farm gala.

Following two years of limited personal contact, Mount Vernon At Home marked a return to in-person gatherings with its annual gala May 25 at River Farm.

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Discharge Dispute

Toxic coal tar waste from Alexandria Gas Works site at center of federal lawsuit.

The Potomac Riverkeeper Network is suing the city of Alexandria in federal court, charging city officials are...

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'Fauci Should Be Jailed'

Republican candidate for Congress in the 8th calls for incarceration of medical advisor.

The Republican candidate for Congress in the 8th Congressional District is calling for President Biden's chief medical advisor to be "jailed," a comment she made during a candidates forum hosted by the Alexandria Republican City Committee earlier this month.

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Fairfax County Officials Announce New Tourism Brand for South County

Connect, reconnect to the treasures.

At a media briefing held Wednesday, May 17, against the backdrop of George Washington's Mount Vernon...

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Taking on Beyer

Five Republican candidates seek nomination in convention to challenge incumbent congressman.

Usually Republicans have to recruit candidates to run against four-term U.S. Rep. Don Beyer (D-8). Not this year. Five Republicans are seeking the Republican nomination for the 8th Congressional District in a convention later this month.

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Portside in Old Town Summer Festival

Expanding to two days and returning to the Old Town Alexandria waterfront for the first time since 2019, the Portside in Old Town Summer Festival kicks off...

Burglaries and Destruction of Property at Two Black Churches

Not hate crimes but a cry for help.

Four crimes within days at two Black churches and a tripped alarm at a third Black church, all located on Fordson Road in Alexandria's Gum Spring Community, looked ominous.

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