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Merry Christmas

Whether you embrace the Christmas story literally or in spirit, it is the story of joy, hope and love, with the promise of redemption.

2021 Children’s and Teens’ Connection

2021 Children's Edition

Opinion: Editorial: We Still Need Your Help

We all need community newspapers; community newspapers need your help.

You need local newspapers.

Opinion: Editorial: We Still Need Your Help

We all need community newspapers; community newspapers need your help.

A year later, Covid continues to be the most compelling, most local issue that we face.

Opinion: Editorial: We Still Need Your Help

Thank you to hundreds who have supported us financially, and with warm words of encouragement

In 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and after a year-long journey of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, I have been fine.

Opinion: Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

The pages of the Connection (including the Alexandria Gazette Packet, the Mount Vernon Gazette, the Potomac Almanac and the Centre View) are usually full of holiday spirit, beginning before Thanksgiving.

Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

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Editorial: Give Locally

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need; nonprofits face drop in contributions.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need are distant from the celebrations and plenty that so many of us associate with this holiday period.

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Opinion: Editorial: Support Local News

What do you love about where you live?

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Opinion: Editorial: Changing Political Landscape

Don’t miss vote June 11 or before to have a say in the biggest political change in years.

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Opinion: Editorial: Celebrating Mother’s Day with Photos

Send in photos now or right after you take new Mother’s Day photos; and more reasons to contact the Connection.

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Opinion: Editorial: Every Year Is Election Year in Virginia; in 2019 Twice

Primary Election Day, June 11, will determine the outcome of many races in Fairfax County.

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Opinion: Editorial: 2019

But this year is supposed to be an improvement.

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Opinion: Editorial: ‘My Hopes Have Already Been Dashed’

Current General Assembly session generates frustrations.

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Opinion: Editorial: Pay Attention, State Legislature Not Gridlocked

Thousands of bills considered over 45 days could have a big impact on your life, for better or for worse.

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Opinion: Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Fairfax County

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need are distant from the celebrations and plenty that so many of us associate with this holiday period.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Fairfax County

For tens of thousands of poor children and families in our area, uncertainty and need are distant from the celebrations and plenty that so many of us associate with this holiday period.

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Opinion: Editorial: Most Important Election in Fairfax County, So Far?

Make a plan to to vote with friends and family.

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Editorial: Demand Increasing, But Not Resources

Suicide prevention efforts need more funds, volunteers.

Opinion: Editorial: Freedom of the Press, Friend of Democracy

Under attack, abroad and now at home.

Opinion: Editorial: An Open Letter to Readers and More

Buy an ad in our annual Newcomers and Community Guide, please.

Opinion: Editorial: Expansion of Health Care in Virginia?

After years of hoping, it’s possible Medicaid expansion will come on April 11; say a prayer.

Opinion: Editorial: Hope for Expanding Health Care

Just say yes to $400 million, thousands of jobs and health care for 300,000.

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Editorial: Another Assault on Common Sense

Perhaps this time might be different.

Opinion: Editorial: What’s Wrong with This Picture?

Male, 60 percent; female 40 percent; less than 2 percent poor; less than 2 percent African American; less than 2 percent Latino.

Opinion: Editorial: Pulling Legal Status from Local Salvadorans

Bad for communities, bad for the economy, bad for the families, and no upside.

Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

Editorial: Save Healthcare for Children Right Now

If U.S. Senate fails to act soon, 69,000 children and pregnant women in Virginia, more than 8 million nationally, will lose health coverage.

Editorial: Give Locally in Fairfax County

Holidays are for giving; many choices to help.

Editorial: Careful What To Wish For

Could changes in General Assembly mean some legislative requests from Northern Virginia might not be dead on arrival?

Editorial: Shop Locally, Give Locally

Every day is for shopping small and shopping locally.

Opinion: Editorial: Dire and Urgent

Does current repeal effort set the stage for billions in tax cuts for the wealthiest?

Editorial: Voting Every Year, But Always Critical

League of Women Voters provides forums to learn about the candidates.

Editorial Opinion: Expand Medicaid Now

It’s too late to get back the $10 billion Virginia turned down, but not too late to gain coverage for 400,000 and boost the economy.

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