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Wednesday, August 31

Celebrating Classroom Heroes

School convocation service praises teachers.

Celebrating Classroom Heroes

8-Year Sentence

Wright was sentenced for sexual assault last Friday, Aug. 29.

8-Year Sentence

Women and the Civil War

For women living in Virginia during the Civil War, the home front was very near the front lines.

Women and the Civil War

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Going Back to School

Elementary schools prepare for start of new year.

Going Back to School

Crossing the Pike

The Cross County Trail crosses the Leesburg Pike, but there are no pedestrian facilities to help users across the road.

Crossing the Pike

Going Back to School

Elementary, middle schools prepare for start of new year.

Going Back to School

Gaby's Condition Improves

Gaby's Condition Improves

Roundups

Roundups

Business Notes

Business Notes

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Volunteering

Volunteering

Jones Trial Ends in Hung Jury

Commonwealth builds case on 'good, old-fashioned eyewitness testimony.'

Jones Trial Ends in Hung Jury

Community

Community

In the Middle

Middle Schools gear up for new school year.

In the Middle

Week in Springfield

News Briefs

Week in Springfield

People

People

T.C. Williams Prepares for New Year

High school opens its doors for the second to last time.

T.C. Williams Prepares for New Year

Mother Pleads to Lesser Charges

Mother Pleads to Lesser Charges

Academy of Science Debuts

A new upper-level science and math program gives students an opportunity for higher learning.

Academy of Science Debuts

Computers On Every Lap

Laptop computers bring controversy and technology into classroom.

Computers On Every Lap

No Cat Left Behind

Abandoned cats get temporary address on King Street.

No Cat Left Behind

Artist Features Work at Show

Artist Features Work at Show

Enough To Find Guilty

Teacher accused of sexual battery might avoid jail, record.

Enough To Find Guilty

Meth on the Rise in Loudoun

Meth on the Rise in Loudoun

Ready for Opening

Ready for Opening

Missing Sterling Girl

Missing Sterling Girl

Going Back to School

Going Back to School

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Annual Burke Centre Festival is Sept. 10-11.

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Cyclists Killed on Trail

Cyclists Killed on Trail

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Annual Burke Centre Festival is Sept. 10-11.

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

‘A Real Life American Hero’

Herndon man returns from a year in Iraq.

‘A Real Life American Hero’

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Annual Burke Centre is Sept. 10-11.

Burke Centre Throws a Party

Wanted

Wanted

Guilty Plea in Party Shooting

Victim’s father reacts to shooter’s guilty plea.

Guilty Plea in Party Shooting

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health

Health

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Hilton Management Company Fined

Virginia Labor Department levies fine in elevator fatality.

Hilton Management Company Fined

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

College Notes

College Notes

Going Back to School

Elementary, middle schools prepare for start of new year.

Going Back to School

Going Back to School

Elementary, middle schools prepare for new year.

Going Back to School

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

Learning Value of Service

Partnership gives boys a chance to give back to community.

Learning Value of Service

Labor Ready

Workers gather daily at unofficial day-labor site.

Labor Ready

High, Middle Schools Get Ready

Vienna schools prepare for new year.

High, Middle Schools Get Ready

Enough to Find Guilty

Former teacher accused of sexual battery might avoid jail, record.

Enough to Find Guilty

Snakehead Caught in Creek

Fish weighed and reported to Department of Natural Resources.

Snakehead Caught in Creek

Schools Prepare for Opening Day

New staff, new initiatives and new partnerships take priority at elementary schools.

Schools Prepare for Opening Day

Escape from New Orleans

Escape from New Orleans

Lifeguard Training Pays Off

Mid-afternoon rescue at Waynewood Recreation Center.

Lifeguard Training Pays Off

Tuesday, August 30

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Senior Living

Senior Living

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Task force hears arguments for low and high density development along Hunter Mill Road.

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

McLean Man Wins Discrimination Case

The Alexandria Human Rights Commission has ruled that Long and Foster was in violation of the city's human rights code.

McLean Man Wins Discrimination Case

Middle and High Schools Gear Up for New Year

South Lakes High School and Langston Hughes Middle School make changes to get ready for students this year.

Middle and High Schools Gear Up for New Year

Health Notes

Health Notes

Business

Business

Politics

Politics

McLean Man Wins Discrimination Case

The Alexandria Human Rights Commission has ruled that Long and Foster was in violation of the city's human rights code.

McLean Man Wins Discrimination Case

Health

Health

Business

Business

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Task force hears arguments for low and high density development along Hunter Mill Road.

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Cabin John Provides Track for All

Cabin John Middle School

Cabin John Provides Track for All

People

People

Community

Community

Bells are Ringing...

Potomac students head back to school.

Bells are Ringing...

Republican Party Chair Looks Ahead

John Kane, of Potomac, criticizes Democratic obstructionism.

Republican Party Chair Looks Ahead

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

More Governing Documents Questions Addressed

The Alliance of Reston Clusters and Homeowners helped its members wade through changes in the proposed governing documents.

More Governing Documents Questions Addressed

Langley, McLean Celebrate Anniversaries

Schools plan celebrations for milestone years.

Langley, McLean Celebrate Anniversaries

Getting Ready for the New Year

Students heading back to school will find new programs, new principals and new teachers.

Getting Ready for the New Year

Parkulator Replaced

Parkulator Replaced

McLean this Week

McLean this Week

Great Falls this Week

Great Falls this Week

Clubs

Clubs

Arlington this Week

Arlington this Week

Military Notes

Military Notes

Riverbend on Display

Artist's exhibit of 50 paintings inspired by the park to be on display at Visitor's Center.

Riverbend on Display

Classes

Classes

Volunteering

Volunteering

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Task force hears arguments for low and high density development along Hunter Mill Road.

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

'Suspicious Substance' in McLean

No one was harmed when an unidentified substance was found on an envelope.

'Suspicious Substance' in McLean

This Week in Potomac 8-31-05

This Week in Potomac 8-31-05

Healthy Snacks in Store for Arlington Schools?

Arlington's school system may jettison its vending machines filled with unhealthy snacks and drinks.

Healthy Snacks in Store for Arlington Schools?

Courthouse Neighborhood Goes Wireless

Arlington County is now offering free high-speed wireless Internet in the Courthouse area.

Courthouse Neighborhood Goes Wireless

Wootton Opens Two New Academies

School tries to catch lagging students.

Wootton Opens Two New Academies

Whitman-Walker to Remain Open

Whitman-Walker to Remain Open

Calendar

Calendar

Rape Defendant Enters Insanity Plea

Motion says Lee’s mother used crack cocaine during pregnancy.

Rape Defendant Enters Insanity Plea

Volunteer

Volunteer

School

School

Design Underway for Center

New community center should be open by mid 2007.

Design Underway for Center

People

People

RELAC Battle Begins

Residents for and against RELAC clashed at a Reston Association meeting Monday night.

RELAC Battle Begins

Franklin Farm Celebrates

Franklin Farm Celebrates

Faith

Faith

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'Suspicious Substance' in McLean

No one was harmed when an unidentified substance was found on an envelope.

'Suspicious Substance' in McLean

Future Olympians Prepare

Area seniors still have opportunity to register for Northern Virginia Senior Olympics.

Future Olympians Prepare

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Riverbend on Display

Artist's exhibit of 50 paintings inspired by the park to be on display at Visitor's Center.

Riverbend on Display

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Politics

Politics

Community

Community

Split Over Historic Ash

Developer Kevin Smart to be cited for digging in violation of easement.

Split Over Historic Ash

Calendar

Calendar

Schools Prepare for First Day

Intermediate level schools prepare for new students, teachers, staff and programs.

Schools Prepare for First Day

Week In Herndon

Week In Herndon

Classes

Classes

Calendar

Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Calendar

Calendar

South Lakes Band Prepares for Debut

South Lakes Band Prepares for Debut

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing

Ongoing

Health Notes

Health Notes

Ongoing

Ongoing

Teaching Students To Learn Consequences

Herbert Hoover Middle School

Teaching Students To Learn Consequences

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Task force hears arguments for low and high density development along Hunter Mill Road.

Opposite Ends on Borderlands

Faith

Faith

Calendar

Calendar

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health

Health

Saving Tall Oaks Pool from ‘Disneyland on the Potomac’

Angered about the possibility that Tall Oaks pool may one day be considered for closing, fans of the pool protested last week to save it.

Saving Tall Oaks Pool from ‘Disneyland on the Potomac’

Commission Reviews Applications

Modified Amphora retail site plan comes before commission, Edwardstone subdivision application discussed.

Commission Reviews Applications

Volunteer

Volunteer

Health Notes

Health Notes

Clubs

Clubs

Making Homes Feel Bigger with Organization

People throughout the area are relying on professional organizers.

Making Homes Feel Bigger with Organization

Langley, McLean Celebrate Anniversaries

Schools plan celebrations for milestone years.

Langley, McLean Celebrate Anniversaries

Sunday, August 28

Coalition Plans Sept. 1 Meeting

All interested residents encouraged to attend planning session.

Coalition Plans Sept. 1 Meeting

Hundreds Attend Candlelight Vigil

People gather to show solidarity with Cindy Sheehan.

Hundreds Attend Candlelight Vigil

School Staff Prepare for New Year

Middle Schools deal with after-school programs, AYP and PBS.

School Staff Prepare for New Year

Chocoholics Rejoice

HazelSnooks opens for business, while Kingsbury continues to delight.

Chocoholics Rejoice

Mount Vernon Plaza Moves Ahead

Two anchor stores open; other stores sign contracts for pad sites.

Mount Vernon Plaza Moves Ahead

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Play by Marine gets east coast premiere at MetroStage.

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Play by Marine gets east coast premiere at MetroStage.

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Play by Marine gets east coast premiere at MetroStage.

Iraq Experience Gets Personal

Chocoholics Rejoice

HazelSnooks opens for business, while Kingsbury continues to delight.

Chocoholics Rejoice

Thursday, August 25

Juvenile Sentenced to 10 Years

Judge suspends eight years and six months, but issues strong warning.

Juvenile Sentenced to 10 Years

The Rebirth of Amadeus

Concert series begins on Sept. 25 at St. Luke's Church in McLean.

The Rebirth of Amadeus

Watching McLean Grow

Dr. Enrico Davoli retires after caring for McLean children for 44 years.

Watching McLean Grow

The Rebirth of Amadeus

Concert series begins on Sept. 25 at St. Luke's Church in McLean.

The Rebirth of Amadeus

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Child Porn Charges: Three Years in Prison

Child Porn Charges: Three Years in Prison

Gaby Still Gravely Ill

Edwin Saavedera, her father, said she needs everyone's prayers.

Gaby Still Gravely Ill

Musical Stories

McLean Orchestra adopts a literary theme for '05-06 concert series.

Musical Stories

Fair Lakes 8K slated for Sunday, Sept. 11

This year's proceeds will go to the Inova Kellar Center.

Fair Lakes 8K slated for Sunday, Sept. 11

Developing a Flood Plain

Proposed site plan near Scotts Run Road would have quarter mile-long properties lying in flood plain.

Developing a Flood Plain

Centreville Day Sept. 17

Festival will be held in the historic district near Route 28, 29 and I-66

Centreville Day Sept. 17

Calendar

Calendar

Developing a Flood Plain

Proposed site plan near Scotts Run Road would have quarter mile-long properties lying in flood plain.

Developing a Flood Plain

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Clifton Cruise-In Grows

Cruse-in adds motorcycles and chili to the mix.

Clifton Cruise-In Grows

Musical Stories

McLean Orchestra adopts a literary theme for '05-06 concert series.

Musical Stories

Counting Down the Days

Cooper and Longfellow middle schools prepare for the upcoming school year.

Counting Down the Days

Counting Down the Days

Cooper and Longfellow middle schools prepare for the upcoming school year.

Counting Down the Days

Shirts and Skins

Pickup basketball flourishes at Nottoway Park.

Shirts and Skins

Judge Upholds BZA Decision

Residents lose fight in Circuit Court challenge.

Judge Upholds BZA Decision

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Calendar

Calendar

Wednesday, August 24

Study Clouds Mirant's Future

Plant reduces operation after "downwash" study brings demands from state.

Study Clouds Mirant's Future

Building Green

New fire station includes environmentally friendly design.

Building Green

School Notes

School Notes

Arlington Schools Fall Short of Goals

For the third year in a row, Arlington's school system did not meet its targets under No Child Left Behind.

Arlington Schools Fall Short of Goals

Faith

Faith

Sterling Park Plans Revitalization

Sterling Park Plans Revitalization

Senior Living

Senior Living

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'Historic' Laurel Hill

News Brief

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Matrix Murder Case: The Sequel

Legal dispute lingers over estate of murdered Oakton couple.

Matrix Murder Case: The Sequel

44 Years in McLean

Dr. Enrico Davoli retires after caring for McLean children for 44 years.

44 Years in McLean

Volunteering

Volunteering

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Groups Pursue Legal Action

Groups Pursue Legal Action

Feeling the Drain

Construction causes problems for Town of Vienna resident.

Feeling the Drain

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

School Notes

School Notes

Military Notes

Military Notes

Development Uncovers Urban Plantation

Colross emerges from under a layer of concrete.

Development Uncovers Urban Plantation

'Historic' Laurel Hill

News Brief

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Calendar

Calendar

Great Falls this Week

Great Falls this Week

Finishing Touches

High and middle schools prepare for Sept. 6 opening.

Finishing Touches

Watching McLean Grow

Dr. Enrico Davoli retires after caring for McLean children for 44 years.

Watching McLean Grow

School Notes

School Notes

The Old College Try

Fairfax counselor helps students with ADD.

The Old College Try

People Notes

People Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Narcotics for Child Porn

Narcotics for Child Porn

School Notes

School Notes

Reaching for Gold

Bishop O'Connell High School student wins two gold medals at World Swimming Championships

Reaching for Gold

Burke High Schools Prep for New Year

Fairfax County Public Schools open Sept. 6.

Burke High Schools Prep for New Year

Burke High Schools Prep for New Year

Fairfax County Public Schools open Sept. 6.

Burke High Schools Prep for New Year

Rebel Leader

New principal oversees Fairfax High School renovations.

Rebel Leader

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Murder Defendant Claims Insanity

Murder Defendant Claims Insanity

Hot Lanes Prove Hot Topic

Timing of decision could be crucial

Hot Lanes Prove Hot Topic

Cold War Lessons

South County teacher attends Cold War seminar in England.

Cold War Lessons

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Building Green

New fire station includes environmentally friendly design.

Building Green

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Letter to the Editor

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Signature: Better Than Broadway

Joe Calarco directs smashing spoof with awful title.

Signature: Better Than Broadway

Nightlife

Nightlife

Making the Pieces Fit

Fairfax City is about to embark on a major redevelopment project.

Making the Pieces Fit

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

New secondary school opens its doors on Sept. 6.

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

Health Notes

Health Notes

Cold War Lessons

South County teacher attends Cold War seminar in England.

Cold War Lessons

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

People Notes

People Notes

Block Party

Lego enthusiasts flock to Brick Fest 2005 in Arlington

Block Party

Business Notes

Business Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

People

People

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Centreville High Awards

Centreville High Awards

Arlington Schools Fall Short of Goals

For the third year in a row Arlington's school system did not meet its targets under No Child Left Behind.

Arlington Schools Fall Short of Goals

Business Notes

Business Notes

Mirant To Start Shut Down

Mirant To Start Shut Down

Houston Rec Center Upgrade Unveiled

Houston Rec Center Upgrade Unveiled

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Community

Community

Next Level of Success

Next Level of Success

College Notes

College Notes

Calendar

Calendar

News Briefs

News Briefs

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Health

Health

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Building Green

New fire station includes environmentally friendly design.

Building Green

Development Raises Runoff Concerns

Decision deferred until late September.

Development Raises Runoff Concerns

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Letter to the Editor

'Historic' Laurel Hill

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

School Notes

School Notes

Victim's Parents React to Bishop's Sentencing

Victim's Parents React to Bishop's Sentencing

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Community Notes

Community Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Building Green

New fire station includes environmentally friendly design.

Building Green

Long Live the King

Local Elvis impersonator to play this weekend in Springfield

Long Live the King

Health Notes

Health Notes

Springfield High Schools Prep for New Year

Fairfax County Public Schools open Sept. 6

Springfield High Schools Prep for New Year

The Ghost of Music Past

Pepper's Ghost takes its musical cues from classic rockers.

The Ghost of Music Past

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

Business

Business

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

It Wasn't Hollywood to Them

For two Northern Virginians "The Great Raid" is reality.

It Wasn't Hollywood to Them

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

New secondary school opens its doors on Sept. 6.

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

Site Moves Forward

Site Moves Forward

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Roundups

Roundups

People Notes

People Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Calendar

Calendar

Health

Health

Long Live the King

Local Elvis impersonator to play this weekend in Springfield

Long Live the King

Hot over HOT Lanes

Timing of decision could be crucial.

Hot over HOT Lanes

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Suspect Wanted

Suspect Wanted

Long Live the King

Local Elvis impersonator to play this weekend in Springfield

Long Live the King

Calendar

Calendar

Big Vs. Small Town

Town Council mulls over vision for Maple Avenue.

Big Vs. Small Town

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Long Live the King

Local Elvis impersonator to play this weekend in Springfield

Long Live the King

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

New secondary school opens its doors on Sept. 6.

Overcoming Odds, New Secondary School Set to Open

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

School Briefs

School Briefs

Welcome Back, Mrs. Black

Vienna Elementary gets a new principal.

Welcome Back, Mrs. Black

Tuesday, August 23

Police Move In

Police Move In

Candlelight Vigil Supporting War Protester

Showing support for Cindy Sheehan, hundreds of people participated in a candlelight vigil last week.

Candlelight Vigil Supporting War Protester

Reston Elementary Schools Preparing for Students

By adding new programs and making other changes, Reston’s elementary school’s prepare for students this fall.

Reston Elementary Schools Preparing for Students

RA, Cluster Officials Bang Heads

In a meeting Monday night, Reston Association representatives tried to address concerns from cluster residents about the governing documents.

RA, Cluster Officials Bang Heads

Week In Herndon

Week In Herndon

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Helping Students In Need

Kids R First and Reston Interfaith are set to help 13,000 students this year.

Helping Students In Need

Next Steps in Site Process

Next Steps in Site Process

Condo Prices Soaring … Out of Reach?

The rapid rise in condominium prices is making it harder for first-time buyers to afford them.

Condo Prices Soaring … Out of Reach?

Elementary Schools Prepare

With the school year fast approaching, schools prepare for new students.

Elementary Schools Prepare

Monday, August 22

Whitest of Whitetails

Whitest of Whitetails

Madison Blues

Park Service offers living history exhibit on War of 1812.

Madison Blues

Literacy a Priority at Frost

Principal Joey Jones leads effort.

Literacy a Priority at Frost

This Week in Potomac 8-24-05

This Week in Potomac 8-24-05

Mission at Seven Locks Overshadows Site's Future

Principal Robin Gordon focuses on present.

Mission at Seven Locks Overshadows Site's Future

Ritz Camera to Fill Potomac Video Space

Stores contend with shift from film to digital photography.

Ritz Camera to Fill Potomac Video Space

Singing Is a Family Affair

Mother, daughter, son, of Potomac to perform at St. Luke’s Concert Sept. 17.

Singing Is a Family Affair

Barrens Landscape

Barrens Landscape

Kim Excited To Lead at Wayside

Math program a high point for school.

Kim Excited To Lead at Wayside

Snyder Cutting Triggers Federal Investigation

Park Service may have violated National Environmental Policy Act.

Snyder Cutting Triggers Federal Investigation

Dog Days Mean Cicadas Are Back — Every Year

17-year broods overshadow annual August emergence.

Dog Days Mean Cicadas Are Back — Every Year

Back to Business Year for Potomac Elementary

School looks to extend testing gains.

Back to Business Year for Potomac Elementary

Forging Global Friendships

Forging Global Friendships

For Potomac's Holsey, The Play's the Thing

24-year-old's play is staged in Baltimore.

For Potomac's Holsey, The Play's the Thing

This Week in Potomac 8-17-05

This Week in Potomac 8-17-05

Churchill Clamps Down

Following last year’s tragedies, Churchill adopts tougher drug and alcohol policy.

Churchill Clamps Down

Thursday, August 18

Saving Shoreline, Boosting Habitat

Reston Association promotes the use of bio-logs along the shores of Reston lakes.

Saving Shoreline, Boosting Habitat

Wednesday, August 17

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

True Horror

Rivera, 19, found guilty of machete attack outside Merrifield movie theater.

True Horror

Preparing for September

With their first year behind them, principals at both Mount Vernon High School (MVHS) and West Potomac High School (WPHS) are gearing up for a new school year.

Preparing for September

Real Estate

Real Estate

Flood Control Mechanism on Public View

New Alexandria remains a flood-prone area.

Flood Control Mechanism on Public View

Health Notes

Health Notes

Team Rallies Around Injured Football Player

Parents and students pitch in to help injured player.

Team Rallies Around Injured Football Player

War on the Roses

Weed Warriors' tame sprawl of non-native vines, berries and flowers.

War on the Roses

Hoist That Sail

Free instructions to whet the appetite.

Hoist That Sail

Let the Dredging Begin

FCPA Board approves dredging contract.

Let the Dredging Begin

George Washington Parkway: Safe to Drive?

Victims blame speed, police cite human error as cause of parkway accidents.

George Washington Parkway: Safe to Drive?

Health Notes

Health Notes

Parents Question End of Honors

Two-hour West Potomac meeting yields much frustration, little promise of change.

Parents Question End of Honors

Gastrointestinal Illness on Rise

Health Department Notes Rise in Gastrointestinal Illness

Gastrointestinal Illness on Rise

Health Notes

Health Notes

True Horror

Rivera, 19, found guilty of machete attack outside Merrifield movie theater.

True Horror

Diocese Reaches Out to Hispanics

Hoyos is introduced as director of Spanish Apostolate.

Diocese Reaches Out to Hispanics

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

Art for Empty Walls

Local gallery collects art for the needy.

Art for Empty Walls

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

True Horror

Rivera, 19, found guilty of machete attack outside Merrifield movie theater.

True Horror

Calendar

Calendar

Faith notes

Faith notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Illicit Solicitors on Prowl

Young people pose as fund-raisers for non-profit group.

Illicit Solicitors on Prowl

Volunteering

Volunteering

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Speaking of Swing ...

Local jazz guitarist guests with Swing Speak.

Speaking of Swing ...

Gettin To Know ...

Profile

Gettin To Know ...

Calendar

Calendar

Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty

Substitute teacher faces 20 years for sex with 14-year-old student.

Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Speaking of Swing ...

Local jazz guitarist guests with Swing Speak.

Speaking of Swing ...

Speaking of Swing ...

Local jazz guitarist guests with Swing Speak.

Speaking of Swing ...

Speaking of Swing ...

Local jazz guitarist guests with Swing Speak.

Speaking of Swing ...

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Education Notebook

Education Notebook

Calendar

Calendar

Festival Promotes Awareness

Festival Promotes Awareness

People

People

Broadband Expansion Underway

Projects and progress on the horizon.

Broadband Expansion Underway

New School Year; New Schools

New School Year; New Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Conflicting Roles for Null?

Council members question Ann Null's affiliation with national group threatening to sue town.

Conflicting Roles for Null?

Westfields Interchange Is Almost Completed

Westfields Interchange Is Almost Completed

Schools: New Programs; New Hours

Back to School

Schools: New Programs; New Hours

Calendar

Calendar

True Horror

Rivera, 19, found guilty of machete attack outside Merrifield movie theater.

True Horror

Community

Community

Calendar

Calendar

Sterling’s Own Basilica?

Sterling’s Own Basilica?

Speaking of Swing

Local jazz guitarist guests with Swing Speak.

Speaking of Swing

Calendar

Calendar

Loudoun Fails to Meet Targets

Loudoun Fails to Meet Targets

A Road Well Taken

Cappies Review

A Road Well Taken

Police Resolve 12-Hour Stand-Off

Incident closes some roads to traffic during rush hour.

Police Resolve 12-Hour Stand-Off

People

People Notes

People

Larger Population; New Programs

Larger Population; New Programs

Three Viewings of John Carlyle

Documentary will air as the Carlyle House plans for the end.

Three Viewings of John Carlyle

Current Credit Card Scam

Current Credit Card Scam

Business

Business

Church Reaches Out to Hispanics

Fr. Eugenio Hoyos is introduced as director of Spanish Apostolate for Arlington Diocese.

Church Reaches Out to Hispanics

To Build Tomorrow -- It Takes a Community

Students receive college financial aid from host of sources.

To Build Tomorrow -- It Takes a Community

Hoist That Sail

Free instructions to whet the appetite.

Hoist That Sail

Silent Witness

Prosecutors increasingly rely on evidence, not testimony, in domestic violence cases.

Silent Witness

A Helping Hand with Technical Expertise

Viable transportation a must for ARHA residents.

A Helping Hand with Technical Expertise

$180.4 Million in School Construction?

$180.4 Million in School Construction?

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Elected Official Involvement

Outside officials offer views on day-labor debate.

Elected Official Involvement

Weighing Both Sides

Reasons for or against a proposed day-labor site are compared.

Weighing Both Sides

Council Defers Decision

Town Council begins public hearing process for regulated day-labor site application.

Council Defers Decision

A Safe Place

Domestic abuse victims find help at city's women's shelter.

A Safe Place

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Calls Not Completed As Dialed

System shut down after hate calls flood town clerk's office.

Calls Not Completed As Dialed

Beyond the Stereotypes

Members of Herndon's day worker population want to be known for more than standing on a street corner.

Beyond the Stereotypes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Neighborhood Meetings

Residents get the facts before public hearing, still oppose formalized day-labor site.

Neighborhood Meetings

Years Gone By

Remembering Fairfax City in its bicentennial.

Years Gone By

Electronic Soliciting: 6 Months in Jail

Chantilly man chats online with "teen" for over a year.

Electronic Soliciting: 6 Months in Jail

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Mixed-Use Project OK'd for Fair Lakes

Supervisors approve high-rise project.

Mixed-Use Project OK'd for Fair Lakes

Tech Adventure Camp

Students learn technology and careers at The Chantilly Academy.

Tech Adventure Camp

Health Inspectors Close Outback Steakhouse

Fairfax restaurant reopened after it corrected its health code violations.

Health Inspectors Close Outback Steakhouse

Roundups

Roundups

What Makes a Site Successful?

Day Labor Research Institute professionals offer advice to running a successful day-labor site.

What Makes a Site Successful?

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Gaby Shows Improvement

Opens eyes; still has long way to go

Gaby Shows Improvement

Black Water

Cleanup underway for Accotink oil dump.

Black Water

Running With the Big Dogs

Rescue league's picnic supports Great Dane adoption.

Running With the Big Dogs

Decision Rendered

After public hearings, Planning Commissioners send day-labor site application to Town Council without recommendation.

Decision Rendered

Years Gone By

Remembering Fairfax City in its bicentennial.

Years Gone By

Unpuzzling the Past

Homeowner digs into history of city home.

Unpuzzling the Past

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Grand Jury Indicts Logan for Murder

Grand Jury Indicts Logan for Murder

'Angel Over My Garage' Group Is Forming

'Angel Over My Garage' Group Is Forming

Let the Dredging Begin

FCPA Board approves dredging contract.

Let the Dredging Begin

Concern about Roundabout

Residents, WFCCA fear it will favor Loudoun drivers.

Concern about Roundabout

Should Speed Humps Stay or Go in Clifton?

Should Speed Humps Stay or Go in Clifton?

Let the Dredging Begin

FCPA Board approves contract to dredge Lake Accotink.

Let the Dredging Begin

Health Inspectors Close Outback Steakhouse

Fairfax restaurant reopened after it corrected its health code violations.

Health Inspectors Close Outback Steakhouse

Accused Rapist Is Nabbed by Police

Accused Rapist Is Nabbed by Police

Korean Church Presents Revised Plan

WFCCA not pleased with numbers that 'don't add up.'

Korean Church Presents Revised Plan

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools Notes

Schools Notes

Tuesday, August 16

Military Notes: Aug. 16, 2005-2

Military Notes

School Days Start Again

Fairfax County Schools to open on Sept. 6.

School Days Start Again

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Welcome Back!

Schools eagerly await beginning of 2005-06 School Year

Welcome Back!

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Briefs

Health Briefs

July’s Home Prices Keep Climbing

Average home price in July was up 23 percent from last year despite large jump in inventory and slower sales.

July’s Home Prices Keep Climbing

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Schools Fail to Meet Goals of 'No Child' Law

City's school system falls short on math and English objectives for students with disabilities.

Schools Fail to Meet Goals of 'No Child' Law

Military Notes

Military Notes

Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime

A pregnant Muslim woman said she was shoved and called a terrorist by three white men.

Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime

Arlington this Week

Arlington this Week

Business Notes

Business Notes

Breaking Bread at the Firehouse

McLean family wins gourmet dinner at McLean Fire and Rescue station.

Breaking Bread at the Firehouse

Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty

Substitute teacher faces 20 years for sex with 14-year-old student.

Substitute Teacher Pleads Guilty

GFCA Hopes to Protect Historic Structure

GFCA planning committee wants to preserve abandoned house.

GFCA Hopes to Protect Historic Structure

Reaching for Gold

Great Falls girl wins two gold medals at World Swimming Championships.

Reaching for Gold

Great Falls this Week

Great Falls this Week

Creating a Community

Fairfax County teachers learn Responsive Classroom techniques.

Creating a Community

Loudoun Fails to Meet Targets

English exam scores for Loudoun's low-income and immigrant students lag behind Virginia's average.

Loudoun Fails to Meet Targets

4-H Fair Hits Herndon

4-H Fair Hits Herndon

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Herndon Resident Releases New Book

Mother and teacher writes about survival and never giving up.

Herndon Resident Releases New Book

Creating a Community

Fairfax County teachers learn Responsive Classroom techniques.

Creating a Community

McLean this Week

McLean this Week

Breaking Bread at the Firehouse

McLean family wins gourmet dinner at McLean Fire and Rescue station.

Breaking Bread at the Firehouse

Hit and Run Yields One Year in Prison

Victim doesn't testify; more than 15 family members and friends show support.

Hit and Run Yields One Year in Prison

Reaching for Gold

Great Falls girl wins two gold medals at World Swimming Championships.

Reaching for Gold

Police Say Volunteer Admitted Touching

Abuse allegations revealed in testimony.

Police Say Volunteer Admitted Touching

Meet South Lakes’ New Principal

In July, Bruce Butler promoted to succeed Rodriguez.

Meet South Lakes’ New Principal

RCRC Looks to Bolster Lake Anne Revitalization

Group pursues funds for improved signage directing people to Lake Anne.

RCRC Looks to Bolster Lake Anne Revitalization

Ready, Pack, Go

Faith communities prepare for emergencies.

Ready, Pack, Go

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

RA Offers RELAC Users Relief

Last week, the Reston Association announced it will allow RELAC users to vote for choice on air conditioning.

RA Offers RELAC Users Relief

Keeping It Old School

Oakton school site may qualify as historic.

Keeping It Old School

Town Council Back from Break

Topics of discussion are white goods disposal and supporting Herndon.

Town Council Back from Break

Community Softball a Big Hit

Community Softball a Big Hit

Campaign Coffers Overflow

Shannon among top fund raisers in state.

Campaign Coffers Overflow

Military Notes: Aug. 16, 2005

Military Notes

Monday, August 15

Preventing Teen Suicides

Maryland legislature requires state education officials to seek funding for depression screening and suicide prevention programs.

Preventing Teen Suicides

A Life Dedicated to Cancer Research

Keith Bellizzi of Montgomery Village is one of 24 cyclists selected for 3,300-mile Tour of Hope.

A Life Dedicated to Cancer Research

Sunday, August 14

Hotel Boom

Marriott and Hilton look to future tourism expansion.

Hotel Boom

Can This House Be Saved?

Experts weigh in on restoration of cat-hoarding site.

Can This House Be Saved?

Wednesday, August 10

Clifton Murder Case Will Go Forward

Clifton Murder Case Will Go Forward

Lighting Destroys Fairfax Station Home

Two adults were home when the fire started Friday, but escaped unharmed.

Lighting Destroys Fairfax Station Home

City Reacts to Oil Spill

Cleanup underway for Accotink Creek oil dump.

City Reacts to Oil Spill

Fire Department Faces Staff Shortages

City competes with county for firefighters.

Fire Department Faces Staff Shortages

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

More Drama Than Spectacle

More Drama Than Spectacle

Show Me the Money

Candidates in the 42nd District race rack up over $500,000 in contributions.

Show Me the Money

Lightening Strike Destroys Fairfax Station Home

Two adults were home when the fire started Friday, but escaped unharmed.

Lightening Strike Destroys Fairfax Station Home

Mercy, Mercy

Local rocker Mercy Creek slams stereotyping on stage.

Mercy, Mercy

Park Authorities Stand United

Issue joint resolution against Tri-County Comp. Plan alignment

Park Authorities Stand United

Senior Living

Senior Living

Good Work Rewarded

Interservice Club Council honors Fairfax volunteers.

Good Work Rewarded

People

People

Dorothy Hughes Retires

After 37 years in education, Clifton principal earns a break.

Dorothy Hughes Retires

School Notes

School Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

School Notes

School Notes

People

People

Mount Vernon Extension Proposed

Trail would run through Arlington County streets.

Mount Vernon Extension Proposed

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Governor Appoints Cancer Physician to Board of Trustees

Governor Appoints Cancer Physician to Board of Trustees

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

People Notes

People Notes

Banding Together

Banding Together

Cancer Research Grand Slam

Cancer Research Grand Slam

Mother May Have Shot Son, Then Self

Mother May Have Shot Son, Then Self

Fund-Raiser Is Held for Gaby

Girl, 8 1/2, is still hospitalized in a coma.

Fund-Raiser Is Held for Gaby

Selection Process

Recruiting a Principal

Selection Process

Ten Thousand Villages Moves

Non-profit shop changes location.

Ten Thousand Villages Moves

Green Day

Irish Festival puts spotlight on Republican candidates.

Green Day

Runway Study Out Soon

Runway Study Out Soon

Community

Community

Cable Franchise Yields Security Dividend

Fiber-optic wires connect neighboring jurisdictions.

Cable Franchise Yields Security Dividend

A 'Peachy' Day

Church Hosts Peach Festival

A 'Peachy' Day

It's Shot Season

It's Shot Season

Staying at T.C.

Porter will remain as principal during the upcoming school year.

Staying at T.C.

Economics Institute Offers Real Life Insight

Students trade textbooks for business world reality.

Economics Institute Offers Real Life Insight

Friendship Fire Association Celebrates 231 Years

Friendship Fire Association Celebrates 231 Years

Living 'Uptown'

Shootings and assaults are commonplace near public housing projects.

Living 'Uptown'

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Remembering Annie MacRae Stapp

Vienna resident and GI bride dies.

Remembering Annie MacRae Stapp

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Tournaments Offer Learning Experience

Tournaments Offer Learning Experience

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Baby Torres Doing Well

After giving birth, a brain-dead Arlington woman was taken off life support.

Baby Torres Doing Well

Not in it For Money

Not in it For Money

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Decision Rendered; Commission Objects

Decision Rendered; Commission Objects

Looking for New Skies

Looking for New Skies

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Mercy, Mercy

Local rocker Mercy Creek slams stereotyping on stage.

Mercy, Mercy

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Mercy, Mercy

Local rocker Mercy Creek slams stereotyping on stage.

Mercy, Mercy

Calendar

Calendar

College Notes

College Notes

Mercy, Mercy

Local rocker Mercy Creek slams stereotyping on stage.

Mercy, Mercy

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Nightlife

Nightlife

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

Community Notes

Community Notes

Classes and Workshops

Classes and Workshops

People Notes

People Notes

Business

Business

Blast-proof Trash Cans Sold to Metro

Local business man serves as consultant for blast mitigating products.

Blast-proof Trash Cans Sold to Metro

Community Guide 2005-2006

Public Library

Community Guide 2005-2006

People Notes

People Notes

People

People

Community Notes

Community Notes

Working Against Next Flooding

Results of Belle View Flood Plain Study coming soon.

Working Against Next Flooding

College Notes

College Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Community Guide 2005-2006

Public Library

Community Guide 2005-2006

Schools

Schools

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Back-to-School Nights

Back-to-School Nights

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Governor Reappoints Businessman to State Board of Health

Governor Reappoints Businessman to State Board of Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Hot Market Pressures Agent Commissions

As real estate agents and discount brokers compete for business, commissions have become more flexible.

Hot Market Pressures Agent Commissions

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Yachts Take Sail at Lake Anne Regatta

Skippers, by remote control, race model sailing yachts at Lake Anne.

Yachts Take Sail at Lake Anne Regatta

Health Notes

Health Notes

Property Rights Protesters Angry At Moran

A small group of protesters ‘auctioned off’ U.S. Rep. James Moran’s Reston office, demonstrating their anger over a recent Supreme Court decision involving eminent domain.

Property Rights Protesters Angry At Moran

Show Me the Money

Candidates in the 42nd District race rack up over $500,000 in contributions.

Show Me the Money

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Asbestos Present on Bachman Property

Asbestos Present on Bachman Property

Health Notes

Health Notes

Snakes Alive

Children have up close encounter with the serpents at Hidden Pond Nature Center.

Snakes Alive

Health Notes

Health Notes

TAGS Looks to the Future

At its annual meeting, advocacy group considers Bus Rapid Transit and a new Web site.

TAGS Looks to the Future

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Reston in 2015?

Reston in 2015?

The Nature House 5K Fund Run

The Nature House 5K Fund Run

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Make Them Stop Driving

Traffic Reduction Study finds MetroWest reductions are difficult, but not impossible.

Make Them Stop Driving

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Summer of Songs

Young opera singers blossom at Wolf Trap.

A Summer of Songs

Bike Across America

Madison graduate raises money for cancer awareness.

Bike Across America

Asbestos Present on Bachman Property

Asbestos Present on Bachman Property

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A $50K Shot-in-the-Arm

Vienna Fire Station receives $50,000 state grant.

A $50K Shot-in-the-Arm

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting Into Character

GMU summer camp sharpens students’ speaking skills.

Getting Into Character

Mercy, Mercy

Local rocker Mercy Creek slams stereotyping on stage.

Mercy, Mercy

Centreville Church Communities Share with Appalachian Families

Centreville Church Communities Share with Appalachian Families

Arlington Schools Brace for 'No Child'

Six elementary schools may be required to offer private tutoring services for low-income students.

Arlington Schools Brace for 'No Child'

Show Me the Money

Candidates in the 42nd District race rack up over $500,000 in contributions.

Show Me the Money

Make Them Stop Driving

Traffic Reduction Study finds MetroWest reductions are difficult, but not impossible.

Make Them Stop Driving

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Back to School for Barcroft

Barcroft Elementary, the only school in Arlington to offer classes year-round, opened its doors Thursday.

Back to School for Barcroft

Tuesday, August 9

Kilgore Against Day Laborer Sites

Visiting Reston and Herndon business representatives, Jerry W. Kilgore opposed aid to day laborers.

Kilgore Against Day Laborer Sites

Closet Stays Busy

New manager follows tradition, adds personal management style

Closet Stays Busy

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Congregation Starting Again

Capital Church is moving to a renovated building on Leesburg Pike

Congregation Starting Again

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Coming Together for Safety

National Night Out brings communities out to discuss safety, crime

Coming Together for Safety

Learning History through Opera

Great Falls girl participating in opera camp

Learning History through Opera

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Sniffing for Safety

Great Falls veterinarians provide care for dog used to find land mines

Sniffing for Safety

Sniffing for Safety

Great Falls veterinarians provide care for dog used to find land mines

Sniffing for Safety

Potts Makes Pitch for Governor in Reston

Russell Potts Rides the "Straight Talk Express" though Reston.

Potts Makes Pitch for Governor in Reston

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

New System Planned for Mobile Phones

Modular antenna system would improve Nextel cellular service along Georgetown Pike

New System Planned for Mobile Phones

New System Planned for Mobile Phones

Modular antenna system would improve Nextel cellular service along Georgetown Pike

New System Planned for Mobile Phones

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Coming Together for Safety

National Night Out brings communities out to discuss safety, crime

Coming Together for Safety

Health Briefs

Health Briefs

Reunited South Lakes Graduates Ready to Perform

Theater students begin their own company and perform in D.C. the first two weeks of August.

Reunited South Lakes Graduates Ready to Perform

Learning History through Opera

Great Falls girl participating in opera camp

Learning History through Opera

Congregation Starting Again

Capital Church is moving to a renovated building on Leesburg Pike

Congregation Starting Again

Community Notes

Community Notes

Monday, August 8

Billy Goat, Over Easy

Sections C and B of the Billy Goat Trail offer river scenery to adults, children and dogs.

Billy Goat, Over Easy

Opera Camp: Summer on Stage

Children’s opera was performed in World War II transit camp

Opera Camp: Summer on Stage

Planning Board OKs Falls Road Path

Public Works and Transportation sticks to plans for east side.

Planning Board OKs Falls Road Path

Great Scotland

Great Scotland

This Week in Potomac 8-10-05

This Week in Potomac 8-10-05

‘Trying to Explain Life’

In on-line column, women bridge 40-year age difference.

‘Trying to Explain Life’

Tree Is Big Deal for Glen Residents

House plan would reverse easement, remove more than 200-year-old white ash.

Tree Is Big Deal for Glen Residents

Thursday, August 4

Demolition Derby

The 41,000 square foot banquet facility will open in spring 2006.

Demolition Derby

Garfield: The Final Frontier

Students in a summer program at Garfield Elementary prepare for a virtual space mission.

Garfield: The Final Frontier

So Long to Metcalfe

Cub Run Elementary principal retires after 34 years.

So Long to Metcalfe

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Former Teacher Guilty: Weapons Charge

Former Teacher Guilty: Weapons Charge

Residents Wary about Possible Traffic Fix

Residents Wary about Possible Traffic Fix

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Hot Enough for Ya?

Construction crews on the Springfield Interchange Project face daily challenges during extreme temperatures.

Hot Enough for Ya?

Higher Price for Fire Station

Winning bid nearly 8 percent over initial estimates.

Higher Price for Fire Station

Hot Enough for Ya?

Construction crews on the Springfield Interchange Project face daily challenges during extreme temperatures.

Hot Enough for Ya?

Under the Hammer

Children at Lord of Life Lutheran build a playhouse to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Under the Hammer

Roundups

Roundups

Higher Price for Fire Station

Winning bid nearly 8 percent over initial estimates.

Higher Price for Fire Station

Fund-Raisers Planned for Gaby, 8

Fund-Raisers Planned for Gaby, 8

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community Celebrates National Night Out

Police and firefighters join neighbors in the night's festivities.

Community Celebrates National Night Out

Roundabout Pondered for PV/Braddock Intersection

Roundabout Pondered for PV/Braddock Intersection

Opera's Rising Star

Barry Armbruster attends Washington National Opera’s Institute for Young Singers.

Opera's Rising Star

Real Estate

Real Estate

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Under the Hammer

Children at Lord of Life Lutheran build a playhouse to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

Under the Hammer

Camps and Schools

Camps and Schools

Hot Enough for Ya?

Construction crews on the Springfield Interchange Project face daily challenges during extreme temperatures.

Hot Enough for Ya?

Clothing Fixes Done at Kathryn's Tailoring

Clothing Fixes Done at Kathryn's Tailoring

Real Estate

Real Estate

Teens Turn On, Tune In

Local high school students can use Internet radio station instead of drugs, violence.

Teens Turn On, Tune In

Wednesday, August 3

Boat-Building, International-Style

97 teens learn to work together through Seaport Foundation.

Boat-Building, International-Style

Old Town vs. Motorcoaches

Task force passes issue back to City Council.

Old Town vs. Motorcoaches

Firefighter Turns Artist

Gallery holds show for local artist.

Firefighter Turns Artist

Calendar

Calendar

Children's Hour' Takes Stage

Area students and teacher perform in Lillian Hellman play.

Children's Hour' Takes Stage

$10 Million To Benefit Route 1

$10 Million To Benefit Route 1

The Damage Done

Oakton homeowner battles Verizon over digging.

The Damage Done

People Notes

People Notes

Langley Grads Celebrate 10th Reunion

The class of '95 revisits their Saxon years

Langley Grads Celebrate 10th Reunion

Sandburg Students Soar with SOAR

Summer school offers variety of programs.

Sandburg Students Soar with SOAR

Supervisors Back Flyover

Supervisors Back Flyover

Langley Grads Celebrate 10th Reunion

The class of '95 revisits their Saxon years

Langley Grads Celebrate 10th Reunion

Hot Dog, It's Hot

Town offers options for residents looking to stay cool.

Hot Dog, It's Hot

Man Sought in Stabbing

Reward offered for suspect in Fairfax area homicide.

Man Sought in Stabbing

Interchange Site: Progress or Politics

Residents rally to fight flyovers, stub street openings, graffiti and crime.

Interchange Site: Progress or Politics

Firefighter Turns Artist

Gallery holds show for local artist.

Firefighter Turns Artist

Moran Secures $6 Million for City

Moran Secures $6 Million for City

Calendar

Calendar

Police Reach Out to Hispanic Residents

10 officers graduate pilot, Spanish-immersion class

Police Reach Out to Hispanic Residents

Beating the Heat

City offers options for residents looking to stay cool.

Beating the Heat

Calendar

Calendar

Two-Way Test

Merchants express concern over proposed traffic pattern change.

Two-Way Test

Child Testifies Against Driver

Child Testifies Against Driver

Citizens Take Back Streets

Neighborhoods gather together for National Night Out Celebrations.

Citizens Take Back Streets

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Tuesday, August 2

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Health Notes

Health Notes

On the Auction Rock

Fairfax residents to auction dates with musicians for charity.

On the Auction Rock

College Notes

College Notes

Calendar Notes

Calendar Notes

Ongoing

Ongoing

Senior Living

Senior Living

Once Around the Park

Task Force takes a bus tour around Bachman Farm and other areas.

Once Around the Park

Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean

Carole Herrick, Historian for McLean

Health Notes

Health Notes

Group Takes on Commmunication After Tree-Cutting

Task force, designed to study Park Service failure on Snyder tree clearing, meets in secret.

Group Takes on Commmunication After Tree-Cutting

Sweating with RELAC

Some Reston residents forced to use the RELAC air conditioning system are fed up.

Sweating with RELAC

Community

Community

Camps

Camps

Class Notes

Class Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Volunteering

Volunteering

Camp Notes

Camp Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

People Notes

People Notes

Greener Pastures

Plans for former prison site include equestrian center.

Greener Pastures

Beyond the Tickets

Beyond the Tickets

Farmers Market Wilting

Farmers Market Wilting

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

It's a Small Business World

It's a Small Business World

Business Notes

Business Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Hospital Denied

Hospital Denied

Class Notes

Class Notes

People

People

Camp Notes

Camp Notes

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Committed to Volunteering

Committed to Volunteering

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Chesterbrook Receives Funding

Construction could begin in September.

Chesterbrook Receives Funding

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

New Look for The Pike

Development approved under new zoning code will bring shops and residents.

New Look for The Pike

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Teen Charged in Dulles Theft

Teen Charged in Dulles Theft

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Working to Restore Difficult Run

Work to improve the stream bed is being done in conjunction with Cross County Trail.

Working to Restore Difficult Run

College Notes

College Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Community Notes

Community Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Business

Business

Faith

Faith

Real Estate

Real Estate

Schools

Schools

Troop 1346 Eagle Roll Reaches 70

Scouting

Troop 1346 Eagle Roll Reaches 70

Real Estate

Real Estate

Mount Vernon To Get ‘Gateway’

Redevelopment project brings more mixed use to Richmond Highway.

Mount Vernon To Get ‘Gateway’

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Troop 1346 Eagle Roll Reaches 70

Scouting

Troop 1346 Eagle Roll Reaches 70

Getting To Know ...

Profile

Getting To Know ...

Nightlife

Nightlife

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Volunteer

Volunteer

Outages Blast Northwest Virginia

Outages Blast Northwest Virginia

Real Estate

Real Estate

Briefs

Briefs

Working to Restore Difficult Run

Work to improve the stream bed is being done in conjunction with Cross County Trail.

Working to Restore Difficult Run

Health

Health

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

College Notes

College Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Camps and Schools

Camps and Schools

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chesterbrook Receives Funding

Construction could begin in September.

Chesterbrook Receives Funding

24 Houses for Midgetville Project

24 Houses for Midgetville Project

Splitting Up’s Not Hard To Do

Parts of Hollin Hall may see twice the density without a public hearing.

Splitting Up’s Not Hard To Do

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Health

Health

Potomac Entrepreneur Considers Senate Bid

Rales could spend $5 million — mostly his own money — seeking Dem. nomination.

Potomac Entrepreneur Considers Senate Bid

On the Auction Rock

Fairfax residents to auction dates with musicians for charity.

On the Auction Rock

Murder 31 Months Ago

Former Springfield man who was arrested in Canada faces initial court hearings.

Murder 31 Months Ago

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Riding 192 Miles for Cancer Research

Riding 192 Miles for Cancer Research

Ongoing

Ongoing

Members Criticize Governing Documents

At the Reston Association board of directors monthly meeting last week, members voiced complaints about changes in the draft governing documents.

Members Criticize Governing Documents

This Week in Potomac 8-3-05

This Week in Potomac 8-3-05

Health Notes

Health Notes

Room to Browse

Contract approved for expansion of Dolley Madison Library.

Room to Browse

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

College Notes

College Notes

Volunteer

Volunteer

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Summer Reading Bonanza

Summer Reading Bonanza

Vienna's First First

Town post office issues first First Day Cover.

Vienna's First First

College Notes

College Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Potomac Center Offers Prisoners Free Qurans

Potomac Center Offers Prisoners Free Qurans

Once Around the Park

Task Force takes a bus tour around Bachman Farm and other areas.

Once Around the Park

On the Auction Rock

Fairfax residents to auction dates with musicians for charity.

On the Auction Rock

Ongoing

Ongoing

On the Auction Rock

Fairfax residents to auction dates with musicians for charity.

On the Auction Rock

Holocaust Remembrance Project Connects Survivors, Students

2005 Wootton graduate Julia Kolchinksy, a Ukranian immigrant, among essay contest winners.

Holocaust Remembrance Project Connects Survivors, Students

To All at Fairfax Barber Shop

Poem

To All at Fairfax Barber Shop

College Notes

College Notes