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Plants, Art, Alpacas and a Big Hotdog

Pumped-up gardeners were ready to prowl, peruse and purchase.

Oh I wish I was an Oscar Meyer weiner

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Silver Shield Anti-Scam Task Force to Help Seniors

Mission: to keep phone and internet scammers at bay.

Scam Jam

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Many Needs in Schools, County

Testimony will highlight priorities for spending.

On Thursday, April 18, home care workers, public service workers, allies, and community members planned to join airport workers, elected officials, and candidates for Congress for a march and rally at Dulles Airport in support of access to affordable health care and paid sick leave for airport service workers.

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Residents Discuss Franconia Center Re-use

Will Franconia Government Center move support affordable housing?

Will Franconia Government Center move support affordable housing?

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In Tents Not by Choice, But Lack of Choices

Problems with data; police Encounters; shelter and housing.

People experiencing homelessness opt to sleep in areas ‘not designated for human habitation’ because of a lack of affordable housing, especially for those earning below 30 percent of the Area Median Income.

10 Ways to Take Climate Action

Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, is a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. You can join the effort to protect our planet – and support a healthier and more resilient Fairfax County – by taking these 10 climate actions.

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Make Fort Hunt Park House a Visitor Center

Letters to the Editor

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Spring Flower Show in Mount Vernon

The Yacht Haven Garden Club held a National Garden Clubs Small Standard Flower Show, “Around the Sun Sixty Times,” April 4, 2024, at the Mount Vernon Yacht Club, Alexandria, Va.

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Prepare Now for ‘Extremely Active Hurricane Season’

Researchers at Colorado State University are forecasting an extremely active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.

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Addams Family, Spring Musical at Mount Vernon High

Don’t miss this musical, complete with pit orchestra.

Mount Vernon High School students are getting ready for their spring musical, “The Addams Family,” written by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, orchestrations by Larry Hochman, and based on characters created by Charles Addams.

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Batters Up for the Mount Vernon Varsity Singers

Choir travels to Fredericksburg to sing the National Anthem at a Minor League baseball game.

MV Choir

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Welcoming New Businesses

Welcoming New Businesses

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Sunrise Easter Sunday

Ventures in Community, believing in the power of resurrection.

Sunrise service

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