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Tantalizing Turtles

Turtles have inhabited the earth for 220 million years, largely unchanged during that time; Virginia has 25 species and subspecies of turtles.

Turtles

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Fair Winds and Following Seas

ODBC marks opening of boating season.

ODBC marks opening of boating season.

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Idle Church Comes Down in Fort Hunt

Site will soon be the home of Collingwood Chase development.

Church out, development in

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Homelessness Point-in-Time Count 2024

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) Homeless Services Planning and Coordinating Committee's regional point-in-time counts are a "limited and imperfect perspective."

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Bridge 23 Reopens on the Mount Vernon Trail

During a ribbon-cutting ceremony on May 19, the National Park Service (NPS) officially reopened Bridge 23 on the Mount Vernon Trail, located within the Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve.

Fatal Shooting in Fair Haven

Detectives continue to investigate a fatal shooting in Fair Haven that left one man dead.

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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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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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In Support of Mural on Water Tank, Gateway to Gum Springs

Mural on Watertank

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Restoring Ecology at the Mount Vernon Governmental Center

Gardens and plants

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