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Alexandria and Mount Vernon: Hundreds Pack Airplane Noise Meeting

Flight changes have caused deafening conditions at homes

At a meeting convened for community members to discuss airplane noise complaints, the irony of some struggling to hear over the sound of planes taxiing just outside the packed lounge at Reagan Washington National Airport’s historic Terminal A wasn’t lost on the audience of more than 300.

Mount Vernon: Advisory Group Shaping Transportation Plan for Route 1

Next meeting set for July 25.

Embark Richmond Highway is a multiyear transportation design effort managed by Fairfax County involving land use and transportation planning, design, and construction activities that will result in a bus rapid transit (BRT) system from Huntington to Fort Belvoir along Richmond Highway.

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Burke Resident Unearths Trash, Artifacts at Silas Burke House Construction Site

Twelve inches to Brian Kabat can be worth 150 years, or more. That’s the depth up to which his metal-detector can accurately spot a target down to the size of a small coin.

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Springfield: Supervisors Approve Plan for Transforming Kingstowne

Shopping center to be re-imagined as mixed use community with up to 800 apartments and condos.

Developer Halle Cos. has decided to change its plans for Kingstowne Towne center. Rather than updating the retail center with 1.2 million square feet of office space, as was the objective approved in 2008, instead they aim to develop 886,000 square feet in four buildings for up to 800 new apartments and condos.

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Lorton: No Suspects Named as Police Investigate River Drive Homicide

In a June 20 update release, Fairfax County Police said detectives are continuing to investigate the March 11, 2016 murder of Johan De Leede.