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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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National Police Week 2024, Annual Candlelight Vigil

National Police Week 2024, Annual Candlelight Vigil

Westfield Pyramid Art Show Highlights Students’ Work

Westfield High’s Pyramid Art Show was April 18.

DWI Suspected in Fatal Motorcycle Crash

Detectives from our Crash Reconstruction Unit (CRU) are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash in Groveton.

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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.

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Pay Increase Goes from 6% to 3% for All FCPS Staff

Last-ditch attempt for 5% raises for teachers, support staff.

On Thursday, May 23, Mateo Dunne, the Mount Vernon District Representative on the Fairfax County School Board, launched an effort to amend the superintendent’s proposed FY 2025 Approved Budget.

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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