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Opening Date for New Army Museum Still At Large

With the pandemic still impacting the area, museum crowds need to be avoided.

At 5 p.m. every weekday evening, officials retire the flag at the National Museum of the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir.

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Pedestrian Deaths Continue to Mount on Richmond Highway

Intersection improvements can barely keep up with the traffic.

A pedestrian was killed last week in a part of Richmond Highway just south of Hunting Creek in an area that has traffic coming in from the Capital Beltway, and several secondary roads intersecting, and is short on pedestrian-friendly crossings.

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Plans Nixed for an Updated Belle View Shopping Center

Proposal for mixed use redevelopment is withdrawn.

Belle View Shopping Center stays for now.

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Fire in Kingstowne Damages Townhouse, Spreads to Others

No injuries reported, firehouse open houses to go virtual.

Kingstowne Fire

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Police Support Group Visits the Franconia Police Station

No fires, rubber bullets or tear gas at this peaceful event.

Bolster the Blue

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New Extended Stay Hotel Opening in Woodlawn Area

Doors will open in early October for the stayAPT complex, replacing Quality Inn.

Extended stay hotel

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Owners of The River Farm Are Looking to Sell

The American Horticultural Society needs the funds; the surrounding community needs the farm.

River Farm For Sale

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Mount Vernon Car Fires Are Alarming

Cars in a neighborhood off Sherwood Hall Lane were possible arsons.

Car Fires

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Former Lee District Supervisor Joe Alexander, 90, Dies

His efforts in Lee District show signs that will be forever remembered.

Death of Joe Alexander

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Vanishing Act of The Mount Vernon Trolley Line

Tea time stops also include bootleg whiskey, bawdy houses.

Mount Vernon Trolley

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