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A Confirmation of Russian Interference

It was a friend who pointed out that we are living in a transition period like that in the Wizard of Oz movie, when what was once black and white…

Choosing the right tax preparer

(BPT) - Financial confidence for many Americans begins with the tax refund. And, it’s less about total household income, and more about knowing what to expect at tax time —…

FCPD Weekly Recap for Friday, March 19

CALLS FOR SERVICE SUMMARY: Date Covered: 3/12/2021 – 3/18/2021 Total Calls for Service: 6,951 Total Domestic Related Calls for Service: 184 Total Persons Experiencing Mental Health Crisis Calls for Service:…

Reaching Carbon Neutrality For $1 A Day

(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study…

Free Professional Help For Family Caregivers

(NAPSI)—There is good news for many individuals who care for a loved one living with an injury or illness connected to military service. They’re now eligible for free professional assistance.…

Pointers On Purchasing A Zero-turn Mower

(NAPSI)—More time spent at home is prompting homeowners across America to improve their property’s curb appeal. With an increased focus on their yards, many individuals are looking to upgrade their…

McLean Community Center Governing Board field set

McLean Community Center (MCC) officials have certified 13 Dranesville Small District 1A residents – five adults and eight teens – to run for seats on the center’s Governing Board.

4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Bug Season

(StatePoint) Spring is the official start to bug season, making it important to prepare your home. Here are four steps you can take you keep bugs at bay:

What Homeowners Need to Know Before Refinancing

(StatePoint) With mortgage rates hovering near three percent, experts say there are still a number of homeowners who could benefit from refinancing. In fact, borrowers who refinanced in 2020 to…

Gov. Northam signs data protection law

Earlier this month saw the Commonwealth of Virginia become the second state to pass a bill dealing with the protection and collection of consumer data by online companies. On March…

In person learning updates

Over one hundred nine thousand FCPS students and staff have returned to in person instruction. On Tuesday March 16, students in grades 3 - 6 and Secondary Public Day Programs,…

Embracing pet care for life

While many people have found comfort during the COVID-19 pandemic by bringing home new dogs for companionship, a recent survey* found 73% of those who became dog owners for the…

Mason goes 1-1 in double header against LaSalle

The George Mason Patriots Baseball team met LaSalle University in a double header in their hometown of Philadelphia. At this point the Patriots are 1-5 for the season while LaSalle…