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Burglaries Put Mount Vernon Business Owners on Alert

Smash and grab at three Hollin Hall places yields little for thieves.

Burglaries

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TSA Is Filling Up in Southern Springfield

Access improvements are still to come for this Federal facility.

TSA in Springfield

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At Dog Parks, the Clean-Up Bag is a Must

Walks are important for the family dog, but so is scooping the poop.

Scooping the Poop

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Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services Wins Eight Awards

The Noman M. Cole Jr. Pollution Control wastewater treatment plant was recently recognized for their “Tertiary Filters Rehabilitation Project,” and “Rehabilitation of Three Equalization Basin and Ancillary Facilities,” by the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) in its annual Mid-Atlantic Region awards.

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New Police Station and Animal Shelter Planned for Lorton

As the South County area grows, facilities are needed to meet the demand.

New Police Station

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Mount Vernon’s Virtual Town Hall Meeting Hits All Levels

Pandemic in the area was looked at, along with other issues.

Town Hall

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Delivery Vehicles Are Everywhere

The quick-stop lifestyle could be here to stay.

Delivery trucks are not a new thing to area neighborhoods, but with the pandemic and the stay-at-home lifestyle many have adopted over the last 10 years, everyone delivers these days.

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Ribbon Cut on Stream ‘Restoration’ at Little Hunting Creek and Fairchild

Project fights stream erosion and regulates pollution in area waterways.

Stream project

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Archangels and Underworld Kings Make the Story for New Author

Former Mount Vernon resident delves into storytelling, acting, radio and business.

They say a writer uses their own persona to create the characters in their books, and in “Summerlands,” Susan Butler Colwell injects some of her own traits for “Sera Parker,” the protagonist in this recently released book.

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Archangels and Underworld Kings Make the Story for New Author

Former Mount Vernon resident delves into storytelling, acting, radio and business.

"Summerlands"

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