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Arlington News

Made in Arlington Shop Launches Holiday Pop-Up Series

The Made in Arlington store in Courthouse has begun its weekly holiday pop-up series. The shop, which is open year-round in the Plaza Branch Library at county government headquarters (2100 Clarendon…

What Does Transportation in the ‘City of the Future’ Look Like?

A free one-night seminar November 21 for prospective graduate students explores policies behind AI, big data, Uber, blockchain and more. The Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University is…

County Board Expected to Fund New Set of Neighborhood Projects

Four community improvement projects are on this weekend’s Arlington County Board agenda. The Board is expected to approve the $3 million slate of projects as part of its Neighborhood Conservation…

New Security Measure Implemented at County Detention Center

A new security measure that will help prevent the smuggling of prohibited items into the Arlington County Detention Center by people who are arrested is now in use, Sheriff Beth Arthur…

Arlington Chamber announces annual award recipients

The Arlington Chamber of Commerce has announced recipients of its 2019 awards, to be presented at the organization’s annual meeting in December.

Rock Spring church to host military string quartet

Rock Spring Congregational United Church of Christ will host the U.S. Army Band (Pershing’s Own) String Quartet performing works by Borodin and Beethoven on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m.…

Kiwanis Club debuts corporate membership

The Kiwanis Club of Arlington is reaching out to the local business community with a new corporate-membership opportunity.

Could Amazon and JBG Smith Light the Way for the Future of Arlington’s Dark Fiber Network?

Amazon and JBG Smith could one day brush off the dust on Arlington’s long-underused dark fiber network. The Arlington County Board was scheduled to vote on issuing a non-disclosure agreement…

Crime Report: November 13, 2019

This report is published every weekday, except County holidays. The information in each report covers significant criminal incidents generally from the day before; reports published on Monday cover the preceding…

Former Linda’s Cafe Building Torn Down on Lee Highway

The former Linda’s Cafe along Lee Highway has been given the figurative People’s Elbow. Already down for the count and set to be replaced by a new Bob and Edith’s…

County Looks to Make Scooter Program Permanent

Arlington may soon be making electric scooters a more or less permanent fixture of the county’s streets and sidewalks. The County Board will vote on an ordinance change during its…

Glebe Road to Close Tonight for More Water Main Repairs

Last week’s major water main break near Chain Bridge is not done disrupting traffic. Arlington County crews are planning to close N. Glebe Road again tonight, between Military Road and…
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Fairfax

I-395 HOV Lanes Open Up Nov. 17

The I-395 HOV lanes are set to open as dynamically tolled express lanes on the night of Sunday, Nov. 17, pending weather and on-road crew activities. For final preparation, the…

Mustangs’ Season Ends in 5-Set Epic Vs. Independence High

By Caitlin Butler JUNIOR LIBERO Caroline Poley digs a ball to keep Mason alive, but the team couldn’t dig themselves out of a hole against Independence High School in its…

Rep. Beyer Announces Impeachment Town Hall

U.S. Representative Don Beyer (D-VA) announced that he will hold a town hall on the impeachment investigation on Nov.Read Rep. Beyer Announces Impeachment Town Hall on Falls Church News-Press Online.

FCPD Daily Recap for Wednesday, November 13

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY: Date Covered: 11/12/2019 Total calls for Service: 1,254 Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 29 Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 19 Total…

CAPPIES: Cast, crew delivers in effective tale of taming the frontier

“We won’t know it’s the right choice until we make it.”

Crime Report: Delivery Driver Assaults, Strangles F.C. Resident

A delivery driver strangled and assaulted a resident of a Falls Church apartment building after getting into a fight with the suspect last week, police reported to the News-Press. According…

Dual-use trail could be expanded to another part of W&OD

Arlington County Board members on Saturday will be asked to add their voices in support of a request from the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks) for $5.65 million…

Pet Safety in Emergencies

Posted at 11:15 a.m. Emergencies come in many forms: fires, hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, floods, violent storms and even terrorism. In the event of extreme weather or a disaster, would you…

Justice, O’Connell High Host School Plays Next Weekend

Two plays are coming to local high school theatres this weekend. “Anything Goes” is a musical comedy set aboard the S.S.Read Justice, O’Connell High Host School Plays Next Weekend on…

Church Street Holiday Stroll to give Vienna an early start on holidays

Vienna’s annual Church Street Holiday Stroll returns for 2019 on Monday, Dec. 2 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

High-school musicians tuning up for Tiny Tots concert

The James Madison High School band program is gearing up for its 40th-anniversary “Tiny Tots” concert with performances Dec. 5-6 at the high school.

Cleanup event draws dozens of volunteers to Americana Drive

Mike and Sheila BishopAbout 30 volunteers spent some time on their Veterans’ Day holiday to pick up litter and construction debris along Americana Drive in Annandale.Among the items found: several…
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Prince William

Business owners lobby legislators at the Riverside before General Assembly 2020 session

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce outlined its legislative agenda for the upcoming General Assembly session. 

Registration is Open for Prince William’s Largest Turkey Trot 5K

Come join us for the largest Turkey Trot in Prince William County! The post Registration is Open for Prince William’s Largest Turkey Trot 5K appeared first on Bristow Beat.

Corn, soybeans, and Indians: What’s next for Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park

Henderson Farms will once again get their lease renewed by Stafford County in order to continue farming at Duff Green MemrioalPark. 

Woodbridge Senior High School performs ‘Rumors’

The Woodbridge Senior High School theater group is performing “Rumors,” Neil Simon’s madcap, slamming-door farce, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 14-17.

Woodbridge Senior High School performs ‘Rumors’ this weekend

The Woodbridge Senior High School theater group is performing “Rumors,” Neil Simon’s madcap, slamming-door farce, Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 14-17.

Fauquier, Prince William Times owners sell to non-profit

A little over three years ago, a group of local citizens led by George Thompson of Marshall purchased the Fauquier Times and Prince William Times, forming Piedmont Media.

Work on new Chatham Bridge to get underway

Utility work will begin soon at the intersection of George Street and Sophia Street in the City of Fredericksburg in preparation for the Chatham Bridge rehabilitation project.

Woodbridge jewelry store closing after 30 years

This article was written by WTOP’s news partner InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. Smoketown retailer Jewelry By Designs announced it will soon…

New Wawa under construction on Sudley Road in Manassas

Construction is under way on what will soon be the seventh Wawa gas station in the Prince William County and Manassas area.

Morris leads Battlefield to 1st volleyball region championship in history

Nov. 12 Prince William County high school sports roundup

Santa Cops program to return to Manassas, Woodbridge

The annual Santa Cops program to will return this year to Walmarts in Manassas and Woodbridge. 

Stafford homeowner holds down burglary suspect until cops arrive

A suspect behind a string of residential burglaries in the Staffordboro Commuter Lot area was arrested on Saturday by deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office after a homeowner caught…
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Reston / Herndon

Bestselling Author David Baldacci to Discuss New Book in Herndon

New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci is set to discuss his work at Herndon Middle School next week. Baldacci will introduce his new novel, “A Minute to Midnight,” which…

Photos: Langston Hughes Middle School Renovation Targets 2021 Completion

The $39 million renovation of Langston Hughes Middle School (11401 Ridge Heights Road) could be completed as early as August 2021. The project, which began earlier this year, is in…

Police Investigate Business Robbery at Worldgate Drive

Local police are looking for a male suspect involved in a robbery at a business on the 1300 block of Worldgate Drive. Officials from the Herndon Police Department said the…

Third Phase of Halley Rise Development Moves Forward

Brookfield Properties is seeking approval for the third phase of Halley Rise, a 4.1 million square foot project on the north side of Sunrise Valley Drive between Edmund Halley Drive…

Monster Drawing Rally Returns Next Month

The annual Monster Drawing Rally returns to Reston next month, but with a new location at the Signature Apartments (11850 Freedom Drive). Artists from around the region will converge at…

Crime Roundup: No Major Incidents Reported

This week was a relatively light week on crime, with no major incidents reported by the Fairfax County Police Department. FCPD’s Reston District Station also reported the following minor incidents…

Town of Herndon Moves to Regulate E-Scooters

The Herndon Town Council is considering plans to regulate electric scooters. The proposal, which would require companies to seek licenses and permits to operate scooters in the town, is part…

Reston Association Invites Members to Apply for Board of Directors Candidacy

The Reston Association is seeking several candidates for seats on its Board of Directors for the upcoming election in March. There are currently four open positions on the board for…

Virginia, Maryland Partner to Rebuild American Legion Bridge

One of the region’s worst bottlenecks is expected to get some relief after state Gov. Ralph Northam announced a plan to expand the American Legion Bridge. Virginia and Maryland, which…

Reston Holiday Parade Returns Later This Month

Later this month, people in Reston have the chance to celebrate the holidays with a day of festivities. The Reston Holiday Parade is set to take place on Friday (Nov.…

Reston-based Companies Make ‘2019 Best for Veterans’ List

Job site Monster’s list of the 2019 best places for veterans to work includes several Reston-based companies. Ahead of Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11), Monster and Military.com ranked 10 companies in…

Kids Yard Sale and More This Weekend in Reston

The Lake Anne Nursery and Kindergarten is hosting a major children’s yard sale in Reston tomorrow. The annual event, which happens from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., is a fundraiser…
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Tysons Corner / McLean

TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash Closes Chain Bridge Road Closed in Vienna

Drivers heading on Chain Bridge Road (Route 123) could face significant delays in the Vienna area due to a crash. Chain Bridge Road by Flint Hill Road just outside of…

Playground Closes Temporarily at Tysons Pimmit Park

Families may have noticed that the playground at Tysons Pimmit Park isn’t open. Located in Pimmit Hills just off of Leesburg Pike, the temporary closure at 7584 Leesburg Pike will allow…

Burlington Store to Reopen Later This Week in Tysons

After several weeks of being closed, the new Burlington store along Leesburg Pike is preparing to reopen. A sign on the door says that the store is reopening on Friday…

New Merrifield Popeyes Too Busy to Answer Phones

After much anticipation from the Merrifield community, the new Popeyes is finally serving up the infamous chicken sandwiches alongside other menu items. The location (2835 Gallows Road) opened last week. Nader…

Chick-fil-A Set to Hold Grand Opening Next Week in Vienna

Chick-fil-A is preparing to open along Maple Avenue. The chicken chain announced on Facebook that the new location is set to hold a grand opening next Thursday (Nov. 21). Franchise owner Jeff…

Vienna House Linked to Protecting Kids From D.C. Sniper Now For Sale

A house for sale near Wolf Trap is tied to the story of neighbors who teamed up to keep kids safe during their football practice from the D.C. sniper. In…

Urgent.ly Nabs High Spot on Deloitte’s ‘Technology Fast 500’ List

Tysons company Urgent.ly has scored a high spot on Deloitte’s new list highlighting the fastest-growing tech companies in North America this year. The roadside assistance company nabbed the #6 spot on…

Tysons Startup Uses Artificial Intelligence to Help Non-Profits

A Tysons tech company wants to boost fundraising and marketing efficiency for both non-profits and businesses by using artificial intelligence. BoodleAI (1751 Pinnacle Drive), which eventually branched out to also create GuidonAI,…

JUST IN: McLean Man Linked to Neo-Nazi Group Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

A McLean man linked to a neo-Nazi group pleaded guilty today (Tuesday) to possessing firearms as a drug user and lying to buy a semiautomatic rifle Andrew Thomasberg, a 21-year-old who is…

TenPenh Set to Close in Tysons Next Week

TenPenh plans to stop serving up contemporary Asian fare in Tysons next week. Known for its wide selection of drinks and $5, $6 and $7 bites for happy hour, the restaurant (7900 Westpark Drive) combines…

Vienna Police: Disorderly Man Threw Chocolate at Vehicle

A disorderly man allegedly threw a piece of chocolate at another man’s vehicle after the owner said he wasn’t interested in selling it, according to the Vienna Police Department. The…

FCDOT Seeking Input on Changes to Road Bordering Tysons, Falls Church

A meeting tomorrow night is set to give locals an update and a chance to comment on proposed changes to Magarity Road. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) is…
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Loudoun

Tenants named for new South Riding shopping center

The center will feature a gas station, a fitness center, a hair salon — and possibly a fast-food restaurant. The post Tenants named for new South Riding shopping center appeared…

Racial discrimination complaints lead to investigation of Loudoun Co. Public Schools

Loudoun County Public Schools is being investigated by the Virginia Office of the Attorney General, following accusations of discrimination against black students. “It’s progress because somebody is finally looking into…

Loudoun Co. teen seeks cure for genetic disorder he shares with just 100 others

Though he’s not afraid to die, a Sterling, Virginia, teenager with a rare genetic disorder is doing everything he can to stay with his family. Ryan Alam, 15, is among…

Loudoun United, D.C. United and Washington Spirit announce new partnership

Soccer clubs Loudoun United FC, D.C. United and the Washington Spirit tonight announced a new partnership wherein the National Women's Soccer League's Spirit will play four matches at Leesburg's Segra…

Pair of Huskies making most of final season for undefeated Dartmouth College

It’s already been a remarkable season for Dartmouth College football. The Big Green is 8-0, leading the Ivy League, and ranked No. 9 for Week 11 of the Football Championship…

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Loudoun Hunger Relief celebrates new ‘pantry on wheels’

Leesburg-based nonprofit Loudoun Hunger Relief will take its emergency grocery services on the road with its new Mobile Market.

Virginia attorney general’s office investigating Loudoun County Public Schools for discrimination

The Virginia attorney general's human rights division is investigating Loudoun County Public Schools for human rights violations involving discrimination.

Loudoun Economic Development Receives AIA Virginia Honors

The Loudoun County Department of Economic Development accepted the American Institute of Architect’s Virginia Honors award for the Loudoun County Design Cabinet at its Visions for Architecture gala on Friday,…

Review: ‘Waves’ is a grand, kaleidoscopic gauntlet of emotion

"We are not afforded the luxury of being average."

Two Loudoun County judges to retire in early 2020

Two Loudoun County General District Court judges are planning to retire in early 2020.

Purcellville leaders apologize for data breach, notification of residents

The vice mayor and town manager of Purcellville, Virginia, are apologizing for a data breach affecting almost 2,000 people and expressing regret for the way they informed town residents that…
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Alexandria

Hollywood Comes to Hunt Country

MFF Executive Director Susan Koch in a post-screening Q&A with Harriet Director Kasi Lemmons, Producer Debra Martin Chase, and composer Terence Blanchard. (Photo: Kelly MacConomy)By Kelly MacConomy ALEXANDRIA,VA- October is…

Zebra Around the World!

ALEXANDRIA,VA-Ben Bishop wrote in, “In September, Zebra and I enjoyed a visit to the Karen Blixen Museum in Nairobi, Kenya.” Next time you travel to someplace interesting, take a photo…

In-Cider Scoop: Alexandria’s Appealing History With Cider

(Photo: ski4fd from Pixabay)By Daniel Lee, Office of Historic Alexandria ALEXANDRIA,VA- As fall envelops us, the apple is the fruit most commonly found seen at grocery stores and farmer’s markets.…

For the Rest of Our Lives

Annual cost of care in VirginiaBy Michael Pope ALEXANDRIA,VA- Will aging seniors be forced out of Alexandria? What is the future of memory care, and how will a growing population…

Christ House Wins HomeAid Northern Virginia’s Non-Profit Service Provider Project of the Year Award

The lobby of Christ House, 131 S. West St. in Old Town. (Courtesy photo)Alexandria, VA – It’s reassuring that good work gets noticed, and on Nov. 9, Christ House was…

How Alexandria Police Lt. Mike Kochis Used Narcan to Save a Man Overdosing on Opioids

Alexandria Police Lt. Mike Kochis (Courtesy photo)Alexandria, VA – Alexandria Police Lt. Mike Kochis was surprised how fast Narcan works. In September, the 16-year APD veteran saved the life of…

Join us in a food collection drive to replenish local food banks before the holidays. Fill a truck in Market Square with your donations on Nov 19, 10am-3pm.; or bring food on any weekday to the @ALIVE4AlexVA Food Center at 801 S. Payne St. Details: http://alexandriava.gov/112329 .

Join us in a food collection drive to replenish local food banks before the holidays. Fill a truck in Market Square with your donations on Nov 19, 10am-3pm.; or bring…

Thanks to @AlexandriaVAGov #VirginiaTech flags are flying on Market Square commemorating the one-year anniversary of the #VTInnovationCampus announcement. Snap your photo – they’ll be up all week @dchokies @VTGradSchoolNCR #AlexandriaVA #VTinDCpic.twitter.com/dMlwDSSKDm

Thanks to @AlexandriaVAGov #VirginiaTech flags are flying on Market Square commemorating the one-year anniversary of the #VTInnovationCampus announcement. Snap your photo - they'll be up all week @dchokies @VTGradSchoolNCR #AlexandriaVA…

A Q&A with “A Chorus Line” Dancer and Former Alexandria Resident, Daniel Powers

By Sara Dudley Brown, Theatre Editor   Daniel Powers in full dance mode! Andrew Fassbender Photography.I had the pleasure of interviewing Daniel Powers, Alexandria-raised and educated, and one of the…

Alexandria Couple Rescue Horses: What a Difference a Yearling Makes

By Juliet Crichton ALEXANDRIA, VA — Resting on a cushion of clean hay, the pregnant mare appeared calm. Her glistening black tail, finely braided, was arched. A fan hummed in…

Russian accused of $20M credit card fraud extradited to US

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Russian accused of running a website that helped people commit more than $20 million in credit-card fraud has been extradited to Virginia to face criminal…

Judge says woman arrested in CIA trespass looking for ‘Agent Penis’ later visited Obama home

The woman who allegedly trespassed three days in a row at the CIA headquarters and requested “to speak with Agent Penis” recently showed up at the home of former President Barack…
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