In April 2013, 139 homes sold between $2,856,400-$81,000 in the Mount Vernon area.
Mount Vernon Home Sales: April, 2013
Majors beat Falls Church to earn regional berth.
The Mount Vernon softball team will host Washington-Lee in the National District semifinals.
Molina Healthcare honors local residents for making a difference in the community.
In the 1980s, Vienna resident John Horejsi and a “ragtag” group of social justice pioneers learned that Virginia was charging sales tax on food stamps. They discovered the sales tax boosted the state’s coffers by $9.5 million every year, money that they believed belonged to poor families for food or other necessary items.
George Washington's home snags second place in Partners in Preservation contest.
After all the votes were counted, George Washington did not win — at least not this time.
I sympathize with Rocky and Julie Curtis’s account of their “frightful” experience rounding the southbound curve in Ft. Hunt Road just past the Martha Washington Library, but doubt that prohibiting turns into the newly-opened Westgrove Park (a local park meant to serve the residents within 1-2 miles) will solve the real problems confronting travelers along Ft. Hunt Road.
Last week's Gazette reported on Supervisor Hyland's latest attempt to convince his Board of Supervisors’ colleagues to support his quest for a meals tax referendum.
Storck hears concerns from parents and teachers.
In a wide-ranging weekend monthly office hours session in a Sherwood Hall Library conference room, Dan Storck, Mount Vernon School Board member, listened to a variety of concerns of parents and school employees.
The Mount Vernon Evening Lions thank the Belleview Safeway customers for their generous donations to our White Cane Drive held in April.
Coalition wants citizens to help in chief’s recruitment.
During the final meeting of the Citizens Coalition for Police Accountability before summer recess, Executive Director Nicholas Beltrante discussed a letter he sent to Sharon Bulova, chairwoman of the Board of Supervisors, asking that the new police chief be someone who supports the creation of a citizen police oversight board, and is flexible in the use of the Freedom of Information Act instead of invoking an automatic blanket exemption available to police on all investigations.
Information on entertainment events going on in Alexandria and Mount Vernon.
In March 2013, 189 Alexandria homes sold between $3,200,000-$111,000 and 108 homes sold between $1,325,000-$56,820 in the Mount Vernon area.
Alexandria & Mount Vernon Top Sales in March 2013
Do residents want to be suburban, exurban or urban?
This summer, residents in Mount Vernon will welcome a new Costco to the Richmond Highway corridor — a big-box retailer with a huge parking lot that will exemplify the kind of suburban and exurban development that has dominated far-flung reaches of the metropolitan region.
In the two months since the much-hyped and dreaded sequester took effect, the daily economic forecast has been almost as painful as the slow grinding of bureaucratic wheels. But here’s some good economic news, especially for aspiring female entrepreneurs: the numbers are in your favor.
Lee District Supervisor clashes with his own advisory group over BPOL taxes.
Why should consultants be taxed at a higher rate than contractors? Is it fair to hit up businesses that do research and development for twice as much as retail merchants?
A memorial service for Dr. Teressa Caldwell, a teacher, administrator, and mentor who died late last year was held at West Potomac High School on April 10. A former principal of West Potomac, Caldwell’s career as an educator spanned several decades. She also served as principal at McLean High School. She later taught school law for the University of Virginia to prospective administrators and led a master’s cohort for Virginia Tech.