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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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Maps Tell Stories of the Past

People have been making maps of the Mount Vernon area for four centuries and maps convey more than pictures,” Kevin Green began as he...

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Over the Edge

Rappellers raise funds for New Hope Housing.

Excitement was mixed with tinges of fear as more than 80 volunteers rappelled down the 14-story Crystal City Hilton as part of the Over the Edge fundraiser for New Hope Housing.

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Loss of Trees Is a Tragedy

It hurts, it's wrong and it must change. You may have seen the start of construction and removal of large, established trees at the former Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church at 6510 Fort Hunt Road...

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The Things that Keep Me Up at Night

A wife, mother, and small business owner makes a difference with just one call.

In celebration of its five-year anniversary of partnering with schools to fight teen hunger, Food For Neighbors recognized key volunteers and school administrators. Food For Neighbors began just over five years ago by helping hungry students in two schools. Now the all-volunteer nonprofit is serving approximately 1,700 students weekly in 29 schools in Fairfax County and Loudoun County.

35 years fighting family violence in Mount Vernon

Family violence

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Leave the Leaves in Mount Vernon

Leaves in the fall

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Fairfax County Passes Plastic Bag Tax

Plastic bag tax

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Fence Removed in Mount Vernon, Opening Opportunities

Residents now have a shorter walk to stores and future county training facility.

Fence taken down

Free Halloween Lyft Rides

Halloween rides

William Scott Miller

Police Continue to Investigate Year Old Homicide

Detectives from Fairfax County Police Department Major Crimes Bureau continue to investigate the death a year ago of William Scott Miller of Groveton. Detectives determined that the last time family or friends heard from William was on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020...

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Potomac Riverkeeper Has Hands Full of Plastics

Plus storm drains are portals for pet waste and excess fertilizer.

Potomac Riverkeeper

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Waynewood Baby Delivered in the Family Van in the Driveway

A concoction, a last-minute text and quick thinking were part of baby James’ arrival.

Waynewood baby is delivered