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Local Volunteers Boost Bluebirds, Monitor Nestboxes

Bluebirds

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Woodlawn’s Diverse History

Beyond the Gentry

Woodlawn

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Are Longtime Businesses Leaving Hollin Hall Shopping Center?

Are Longtime Businesses Leaving Hollin Hall Shopping Center?


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Centreville Preschoolers Release Ladybugs for Earth Day

Students at Chesterbrook Academy Preschool in Centreville celebrated Earth Day, April 22, by releasing more than 10,000 ladybugs throughout their schoolyard.

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Bon Anniversaire

Gazette Packet en France

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National Nurses Week

Residents of Woodbine Rehabilitation and Health Center celebrate the nurses of Woodbine and Silverado Memory Care Center May 6 during National Nurses Week May 6-12


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StarKist Presents $10k to Miracle League

Charlie the Tuna on hand for MLA game.

Rainy skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the Miracle League of Alexandria as Charlie the Tuna and representatives of the StarKist Corporation presented a check for $10,000 to MLA board president Mac Slover May 4 at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center.

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StarKist Presents $10k to Miracle League

Charlie the Tuna on hand for MLA game.

Rainy skies didn’t dampen the spirits of the Miracle League of Alexandria as Charlie the Tuna and representatives of the StarKist Corporation presented a check for $10,000 to MLA board president Mac Slover May 4 at the Nannie J. Lee Recreation Center.

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Chamber Receives Report on General Assembly Activities

Roll for a casino in Fairfax County?

“It was a session with a lot of changes,” said State Senator Scott Surovell speaking to the Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce at the annual General Assembly Report business breakfast.


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The Backward Budget Moves Forward

Breaking news from Richmond – the biennial state budget has been passed and signed into law.

FAA Reauthorization Adds New Flights at DCA

U.S. Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Jennifer Wexton (D-VA), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Bobby Scott (VA), Jennifer McClellan (D-VA), and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) issued a statement today blasting the inclusion of a provision to add new flights at DCA in the FAA Reauthorization bill despite the House’s previous rejection of the same provision.

Former FCIC Attorney Sentenced in Sexual Exploitation of Children

A former Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) attorney was sentenced today to 20 years in prison for conspiring to sexually exploit numerous children.


$1.65 Billion Budget Adopted

The Arlington County Board voted on Saturday, April 20, 2024, to adopt a $1.65 billion balanced budget for Fiscal Year 2025, a 6.4 percent increase over FY 2024.

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Harmony for Hope Raises Funds for Ukrainian Children

From the mezzo soprano of Katelyn Neumann to the bass of Eduardo Castro, the walls of Rock Spring United Church of Christ (UCC) reverberate with the crescendos of the opera performers who have volunteered their talents for Harmony for Hope.

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2024 Vision Zero for Youth U.S. Leadership Award

Arlington County was recognized Friday, May 10 by the National Center for Safe Routes to School as the 2024 recipient of the Vision Zero for Youth U.S. Leadership Award.


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Roads to Close at Arlington National Cemetery

Sheridan Drive will be closing beginning May 13 through Dec. 30 due to necessary construction. Detour signs mark road closures and alternate routes.

“Flourishing After 55”

55+ Programs are in person at 55+ Centers unless otherwise noted. A 55+ Pass is required to participate starting at a $20 annual fee. To join or register, go to registration.arlingtonva.us or call 703-228-4747.

Participate in Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 17

Join National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 17 in the City of Alexandria. The free, annual event encourages the public to consider bicycle commuting as an affordable, fun and environmentally friendly way to get to work.


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School Board Hearing on Budget Poorly Attended

Why didn’t more people testify?

Dr. Ricardy Anderson (Mason District representative) welcomed the six people who testified Tuesday evening, May 14, at the Fairfax County School Board Public Hearing on the budget. The time between the first speaker, Nancy Trainer, starting her testimony, and Arthur Purves, the sixth speaker, ending his testimony was approximately sixteen minutes.

FCPS Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships

FCPS Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships

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