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GMU’s COVID-19 research targets frontline health-care workers

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. With the large-scale distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine not expected until next spring…

Dominion Energy Offering Incentives for Businesses

Dominion Energy is offering incentives to commercial customers for smart electric vehicle charging infrastructure and data collection through its Smart Charging Infrastructure Pilot program. Smart charging equipment enables charging stations…

FCPD Weekly Recap for Wednesday, Nov. 25

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY: Date Covered: 11/20/2020-11/24/2020 Total Calls for Service: 4,911 Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 138 Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service: 147 Total…

COVID-19 Data Dashboard Now Includes Contact Tracing

Posted at 12:15 p.m. The Health Department’s case and contact investigation teams find people who may have been exposed to COVID-19 and provide guidance to prevent them from spreading illness…

Kensington Falls Church Hosting Virtual Concert

The Kensington Falls Church is hosting Thanksgiving Eve Virtual Concert on Wednesday, November 25 from 6 – 7 p.m. The free event features a pre-recorded concert from the Kensington’s Activities…

F.C. Shelter Remains Closed For Winter

The Falls Church Homeless Shelter is one of many smaller area shelters that will keep its doors closed this winter, causing local authorities to adjust where and how they will…

F.C. City Band Boosters Open Pop-Up Shop

Falls Church City Band Boosters has launched a virtual pop-up shop open through Dec. 7. The online shop, accessible through the boosters website or fancloth.Read F.C. City Band Boosters Open…

Conte’s Bike Shop Moves to Falls Plaza

Conte’s Bike Shop has moved to Falls Plaza at 1118 W. Broad Street in Falls Church. The new location is larger than its previous location on Leesburg Pike and features…

Trump’s 2 Weeks Inflicting Worry

At first we thought it might be Election Day itself, Nov. 3, when the world could explode in pent-up joy and relief at the demise of Don the Horrible Trump.…

Glass Recycling a Smashing Success

IN THIS ARTICLE: Glass-to-Glass Recycling Now Happening Key to Success: Clean Glass Where to Bring Your Glass Quick Refresher on this Change More than 14 million pounds. That’s how much…

Shooting for the stars

In a few weeks, high school basketball will come back into play around Fairfax County. The Madison Warhawks are ready for another shot at glory on the court. The girls…

FCPS delays opening, parents respond

Virtual school is the opposuite of an ideal situation. Parents are struggling. Teachers are struggling. Students are falling behind. But COVID cases are surging. In October, Fairfax County Public Schools…

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday, which annually follows Thanksgiving, is a national day of giving aimed at supporting nonprofits as we move into the holiday season. Due to the pandemic and subsequent financial…

Pets must adapt to winter weather

QUESTION:My springy little mutt, “Sandy,” just loves winter! Whenever it snows, she runs right outside to play. We had an early snowstorm just before Halloween, and I let her out…

5 tips for a healthy holiday season

Tis the greatest season of all, the holidays are here and this can mean a lot of things. More family, more food, more time spent indoors and an expanding waistline.…