Stories for February 2006

Stories for February 2006

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Tuesday, February 28

Calendar

Calendar

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Too Close for Comfort?

Houses across from Hayfield Secondary could be six feet apart.

Too Close for Comfort?

Unfriendly Neighbors

As geese, deer population grow, residents look to alternative methods of animal control.

Unfriendly Neighbors

Too Close for Comfort?

Houses across from Hayfield Secondary could be six feet apart.

Too Close for Comfort?

People

People

Business Notes

Business Notes

Volunteers

Volunteers

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Faith

Faith

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Remembering Aaron

Questions, memories remain after the shooting death of Aaron Brown, 18.

Remembering Aaron

Climb Every Mountain

The American Alpine Club names Alton Byers as this year's recipient of the David Brower Conservation Award.

Climb Every Mountain

Colin Powell Holds Court at Yorktown

Former Secretary of State answers students’ questions about Iraq and his presidential aspirations during casual hour-long discussion.

Colin Powell Holds Court at Yorktown

Elden Street Wins Big

Elden Street Players take home eight awards from sixth annual WATCH gala.

Elden Street Wins Big

Relay Kicks Off

Third annual Herndon Relay for Life already up and running.

Relay Kicks Off

Smith Presents 2007 School Budget Proposal

If adopted, school system’s budget would be 2.6 percent larger than this year’s budget despite declining enrollment.

Smith Presents 2007 School Budget Proposal

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Volunteers

Volunteers

Lens on History

Photographer Del Ankers prepares for a special presentation at the Great Falls Library.

Lens on History

Katrina Puppies Searching for New Homes

Arlington's Animal Welfare League receives applications for 15 animals rescued following Hurricane Katrina.

Katrina Puppies Searching for New Homes

Moran Criticizes New Medicare Drug Program

Representative and county health officials said drug benefit plan is too confusing and expensive for seniors.

Moran Criticizes New Medicare Drug Program

Town Legislation Passes

Legislation to increase civil penalties for zoning violations proposed by town passes General Assembly review, waits for governor's signature.

Town Legislation Passes

Democratic Endorsement Date Set

Field expected to narrow in coming days

Democratic Endorsement Date Set

Health

Health

New Hotel Coming to Courthouse

Approval of Marriott completes western end of Courthouse Plaza.

New Hotel Coming to Courthouse

Congressman Tries to Involve Students

Congressman Frank Wolf (R-10th), visited McLean High School government classes to discuss civil rights issues.

Congressman Tries to Involve Students

It's a Paint-0ut!

Friends of Riverbend Park plan a 'paint-out' and barbecue to raise funds for the park and promote local artists.

It's a Paint-0ut!

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Concerts in Loudoun Houses

Concerts in Loudoun Houses

Washington-Lee Showcases 'Ernest in Love'

Washington-Lee Showcases 'Ernest in Love'

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing

Ongoing

Theater, Music, Dance

Theater, Music, Dance

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Prescription Drug Program Problems

Low-income residents, mental health patients, people with disabilities experience troublesome switch to new program.

Prescription Drug Program Problems

West Springfield Boundary Remains Unchanged

School Board votes to keep Daventry community at Lee High School.

West Springfield Boundary Remains Unchanged

Redevelopment Moving Forward?

Council reviews redevelopment proposals, land acquisition in closed session.

Redevelopment Moving Forward?

Schools

Schools

Unfriendly Neighbors

As geese, deer population grow, residents look to alternative methods of animal control.

Unfriendly Neighbors

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Learning from an Expert

Broadway playwright and Georgetown resident Ken Ludwig invited students into his home.

Learning from an Expert

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Theater, Music, Dance

Theater, Music, Dance

Stomping The Day Away

Stomping The Day Away

Week in Mclean

Week in Mclean

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Parents Discuss Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Helen Emsellem talks about the effects of loss of sleep on teens.

Parents Discuss Sleep Deprivation

Real Estate

Real Estate

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Theater, Music, Dance

Theater, Music, Dance

Mixed Reactions from Lee, West Springfield Parents

Decision to keep boundaries the same a relief to some.

Mixed Reactions from Lee, West Springfield Parents

Remembering Aaron

Questions, memories remain after the shooting death of Aaron Brown, 18.

Remembering Aaron

Parents Discuss Sleep Deprivation

Dr. Helen Emsellem talks about the effects of loss of sleep on teens.

Parents Discuss Sleep Deprivation

We'll Talk About That Later

Town Council defers decision, discussion about Maple Avenue's zoning.

We'll Talk About That Later

College Notes

College Notes

West Springfield Boundary Remains Unchanged

School Board votes to keep Daventry community at Lee High School.

West Springfield Boundary Remains Unchanged

New Report on Rail

Ari Cetron

New Report on Rail

It's a Pain-Out!

Friends of Riverbend Park plan a 'paint-out' and barbecue to raise funds for the park and promote local artists.

It's a Pain-Out!

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Two Arlington Shows Earn WATCH Awards

Work at Dominion Stage and The Arlington Players honored.

Two Arlington Shows Earn WATCH Awards

Theater

Theater

Community

Community

College Notes

College Notes

Yoruba Culture Valued In Revival

Vreeke stages Soyinka's drama at Clark Street Playhouse

Yoruba Culture Valued In Revival

Traffic Woes in Tysons

Dr. Gridlock answers traffic questions at the McLean Citizens Association general membership meeting.

Traffic Woes in Tysons

Climb Every Mountain

The American Alpine Club names Alton Byers as this year's recipient of the David Brower Conservation Award.

Climb Every Mountain

Nightlife

Nightlife

Arlington Theater Mounts Show in D.C.

Synetic's 'The Dybbuk' is co-produced with TheaterJ.

Arlington Theater Mounts Show in D.C.

Senior Living

Senior Living

Congressman Tries to Involve Students

Congressman Frank Wolf (R-10th), visited McLean High School government classes to discuss civil rights issues.

Congressman Tries to Involve Students

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Business

Business

Mixed Reactions from Lee, West Springfield Parents

Decision to keep boundaries the same a relief to some.

Mixed Reactions from Lee, West Springfield Parents

Volunteering

Volunteering

Sunday, February 26

‘Nothing Changed’ by IG Report

Superintendent Jerry Weast calls building on Kendale ‘best decision.’ Councilmember responses appear divided.

‘Nothing Changed’ by IG Report

Seven Locks Limbo

Boundary study process underway for Kendale school, despite uncertain fate.

Seven Locks Limbo

This Week in Potomac 2-15-06

This Week in Potomac 2-15-06

Thursday, February 23

Beavers Building Again

Reston Association to relocate beavers in the spring.

Beavers Building Again

Justin Carter Shot to Death in Botched Robbery, Police Say

Justin Carter Shot to Death in Botched Robbery, Police Say

Lake Anne Welcomes Top Teacher

Jason Kamras, the 2005 National Teacher of the Year, speaks at Lake Anne Elementary School

Lake Anne Welcomes Top Teacher

Seeds of Inspiration?

The Capital Home and Garden Show opens this weekend.

Seeds of Inspiration?

In His Own Words

Restonian Vern Wingert reflects on his days working with the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In His Own Words

ARCH Looks for Representation on RA

With an unofficial slate, ARCH could represent one-third of the RA Board.

ARCH Looks for Representation on RA

Taxation without Authorization

Thirty-eight households to be refunded thousands in taxes.

Taxation without Authorization

ABC Endorses Candidates in RA Elections

Blackwell, McKee and Watts round out ABC slate.

ABC Endorses Candidates in RA Elections

Wednesday, February 22

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Matdogs Take Third at the State Wrestling

Matdogs Take Third at the State Wrestling

Radio Club HAMs It Up — Seriously

Their expertise could save a community.

Radio Club HAMs It Up — Seriously

School Notes

School Notes

Mystery Eludes 'Panther'

Movie Review

Mystery Eludes 'Panther'

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Plans to Demolish MVC Store

Bank of America, Walgreens hope to build on Centreville site.

Plans to Demolish MVC Store

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A 'Destination' for Those Who Enjoy Gore

Movie Review

A 'Destination' for Those Who Enjoy Gore

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Washington’s Hidden Talent

“Spymaster” is children’s book with adult appeal.

Washington’s Hidden Talent

Students’ Heroism Honored

Fire department awards selflessness and extraordinary actions.

Students’ Heroism Honored

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Police Facing Space Crunch

Police Facing Space Crunch

School Notes

School Notes

Getting to Know...Paul O'Brien

Profile

Getting to Know...Paul O'Brien

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Using Their Roots for the Future

Students visit Laurel Grove school as a reminder of educational opportunities won by emancipated slaves.

Using Their Roots for the Future

New Shop, Old World Style

Willow Antiques and Interiors brings European-style decor to Clifton.

New Shop, Old World Style

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Burglary, Larceny Charges Go To Grand Jury

Burglary, Larceny Charges Go To Grand Jury

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Westfield One-Act Heads for States

Westfield One-Act Heads for States

Bowling Receives Friendship Award

Friendship Fire Company wishes a charter member happy birthday.

Bowling Receives Friendship Award

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Mount Olive Baptist Revises Church Plans

Mount Olive Baptist Revises Church Plans

Calendar

Calendar

Knocking on ARHA's Door

Federal investigation of agency re-ignites.

Knocking on ARHA's Door

Gang Arrests Lead to Additional Charges

Six arrests made in October lead to 60 charges against gang members.

Gang Arrests Lead to Additional Charges

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Cultures Shine at WHS International Night

Cultures Shine at WHS International Night

'Arsenic and Old Lace'

Westfield High stages classic on March 3-5.

'Arsenic and Old Lace'

Integrating Alexandria

Remembering the struggle to desegregate the city’s schools.

Integrating Alexandria

The Storyteller’s Tales

Creativity overflows at the Alexandria Black History Museum.

The Storyteller’s Tales

CV High Dramapalooza: Seven One-Act Plays

CV High Dramapalooza: Seven One-Act Plays

Man Sentenced for ‘Smurfing’

Structured cash deposits were intended to avoid federal scrutiny.

Man Sentenced for ‘Smurfing’

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Children Quilting for Children

Children Quilting for Children

Roundups

Roundups

‘Vision’ Team To Plan for Base Changes

‘Vision’ Team To Plan for Base Changes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

The Breakfast Club

T.C. Williams Science Bowl team takes second place in state.

The Breakfast Club

Tuesday, February 21

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Delaying Decision on Redevelopment

Town Council defers decision on downtown redevelopment for another two weeks.

Delaying Decision on Redevelopment

Preparing for 'The Hunt'

McLean High School Madrigals prepare for the choral department's annual Boar's Head Feast fundraiser.

Preparing for 'The Hunt'

Business Notes

Business Notes

Keeping Elizabeth's Dream Alive

When their daughter died of leukemia, the Warchots started helping girls around the world.

Keeping Elizabeth's Dream Alive

Great Falls This Week

Great Falls This Week

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

Robinson students celebrate black history with Knowledge Bowl.

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

Local residents, businesses rebuild homes devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

The African-American Experience in McLean

Pleasant Grove Church celebrates Black History Month with guest speaker Carlton Funn, Sr.

The African-American Experience in McLean

Chamber Presents Public Safety Awards

City police, firefighters receive awards at annual ceremony.

Chamber Presents Public Safety Awards

Searching for Talent

Local chapter of national fraternity searches for talent among high school students in the region.

Searching for Talent

100 Days at Bonnie Brae

Elementary students celebrate everything 100.

100 Days at Bonnie Brae

Slavery’s Local Legacy

Park and Planning acquires historic site, once home to Josiah Henson, real-life inspiration of “Uncle Tom.”

Slavery’s Local Legacy

Mission for the Homeless

New FACETS director is a lifetime advocate for the homeless.

Mission for the Homeless

Practicing Dentistry in New Orleans

McLean resident travels with his staff to volunteer dental services to hurricane victims in need of treatment.

Practicing Dentistry in New Orleans

Early Morning Pursuit

Four Herndon Police cruisers damaged during early morning pursuit.

Early Morning Pursuit

Bayer Sentenced to Six Months

‘Adopted grandpa’ volunteered at two elementary schools in Reston and one in Herndon.

Bayer Sentenced to Six Months

Water Aerobics Keeps Resident Forever Young

McLean resident Doyle Dodge discusses the benefits of Water Aerobics on local television show targeted toward people 50 and older.

Water Aerobics Keeps Resident Forever Young

Theater Group Prepares for Red Carpet

Elden Street Players receive 24 WATCH nominations for 2005 productions.

Theater Group Prepares for Red Carpet

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

Local residents, businesses rebuild homes devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

Health

Health

Bayer Sentenced to Six Months

‘Adopted grandpa’ volunteered at two elementary schools in Reston and one in Herndon.

Bayer Sentenced to Six Months

Big Day for a Big Project

Residents call for more parks, phasing in MetroWest project during public hearing.

Big Day for a Big Project

Medicare Switch Without a Hitch?

Residents with means to live in retirement community experience smooth transition into Medicare Part D program; next week, a look at low-income experience.

Medicare Switch Without a Hitch?

Health Notes

Health Notes

More Overcrowding in Lorton

Silverbrook, Lorton Station Elementary schools overcrowded while Halley Elementary has eight open classrooms.

More Overcrowding in Lorton

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

Schools

Schools

Real Estate

Real Estate

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

More Overcrowding in Lorton

Silverbrook, Lorton Station Elementary schools overcrowded while Halley Elementary has eight open classrooms.

More Overcrowding in Lorton

Churchill’s Site Seers

Team of 24 students overhauls Churchill’s Web site.

Churchill’s Site Seers

Volunteering

Volunteering

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith

Faith

In the Nuts and Bolts Business

Fischer's Hardware has served Springfield for over half a century.

In the Nuts and Bolts Business

Business

Business

People

People

Community

Community

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Business Notes

Business Notes

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

St. Andrew’s Says ‘Hello, Dolly!’

St. Andrew's Episcopal School Theater

St. Andrew’s Says ‘Hello, Dolly!’

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

Robinson students celebrate black history with Knowledge Bowl.

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

Practicing Dentistry in New Orleans

McLean resident travels with his staff to volunteer dental services to hurricane victims in need of treatment.

Practicing Dentistry in New Orleans

Ongoing

Ongoing

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Calendar

Calendar

Theater

Theater

Changing Medicare Plans

Changing Medicare Plans

History Lesson

Students Honor Their Past, Plan a Big Future

History Lesson

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Ongoing

Ongoing

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Shorter Jail Time?

Shorter Jail Time?

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Records Set at Dulles

Records Set at Dulles

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

The Great Outdoors

The Great Outdoors

Landowners Languish in Limbo

By Jennifer Lesinski

Landowners Languish in Limbo

Ongoing

Ongoing

Theater, Music, Dance

Theater, Music, Dance

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing

Ongoing

Identity Crisis

Department of Economic Development Captures the Essence of Loudoun

Identity Crisis

County Purchases Signature Space

Move paves way for theater company to move into new building in Shirlington

County Purchases Signature Space

Lower Tax Rate, More Spending

Loudoun County Taxes Rise

Lower Tax Rate, More Spending

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Preparing for "The Hunt"

McLean High School Madrigals prepare for the choral department's annual Boar's Head Feast fundraiser.

Preparing for "The Hunt"

Volunteers

Volunteers

Students Plan Path to Graduation

Starting this year, students, parents and counselors are further collaborating to develop an academic roadmap for graduation.

Students Plan Path to Graduation

Water Aerobics Keeps Resident Forever Young

McLean resident Doyle Dodge discusses the benefits of Water Aerobics on local television show targeted toward people 50 and older.

Water Aerobics Keeps Resident Forever Young

Guilty Plea for Terrorist Hoax

Guilty Plea for Terrorist Hoax

Shipments for Soldiers

Lake Braddock students donate supplies to soldiers, civilians in Afghanistan.

Shipments for Soldiers

Arlington Prepares for Bird Flu Pandemic

Health and Emergency officials planning county response if bird flu arrives

Arlington Prepares for Bird Flu Pandemic

Clarendon Preps for Mardi Gras

Annual event will help Gulf Coast rebuilding efforts

Clarendon Preps for Mardi Gras

Rock Declines to Run for School Board

Potential candidate bows out because of lasting effects of surgery

Rock Declines to Run for School Board

Parvovirus at Shelter

Parvovirus at Shelter

Open Space Now Preserved

Tom and Debra Cafferty donate 5-acre conservation easement adjacent to their property in Great Falls.

Open Space Now Preserved

‘Bumper Car Thieves’ Arrested

‘Bumper Car Thieves’ Arrested

Keeping Elizabeth's Dream Alive

When their daughter died of leukemia, the Warchots started helping girls around the world.

Keeping Elizabeth's Dream Alive

Black Experience in McLean

Pleasant Grove Church celebrates Black History Month with guest speaker Carlton Funn, Sr.

Black Experience in McLean

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Bury the Lines

Loudoun County Residents Speak Out on Dominion’s Transmission Line Proposal

Bury the Lines

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

Robinson students celebrate black history with Knowledge Bowl.

Who Was Bessie Coleman?

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

Local residents, businesses rebuild homes devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

'Crazy Volunteers from Virginia'

Starting Up a New Business

Starting Up a New Business

'Amazing' Campaign

Burke man, brother launch Internet campaign to get picked for ‘The Amazing Race.’

'Amazing' Campaign

Yorktown Crew Rows for Charity

High school’s crew team and Habitat for Humanity chapter partner to raise money for both organizations.

Yorktown Crew Rows for Charity

Click and Deliver Service Snares Award

Local car dealer wins national award for Internet sales.

Click and Deliver Service Snares Award

Open Space Now Preserved

Tom and Debra Cafferty donate 5-acre conservation easement adjacent to their property in Great Falls.

Open Space Now Preserved

Thursday, February 16

Realizing King's Vision

GMU reflects on King’s life, school diversity.

Realizing King's Vision

Little River Glen Stories

Seniors in Little River Glen have a chance to tell their recollections at a recent town meeting.

Little River Glen Stories

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Celebrating Love, Friendship

Valentine's Day Dance at GMU brings together Best Buddies friends, families.

Celebrating Love, Friendship

Meet the Candidates

Elections for Burke Centre trustees are in March.

Meet the Candidates

Waples Residents Meet

Proposal would allow for redevelopment of mobile home park.

Waples Residents Meet

Wednesday, February 15

'Care Packages' for Orphans in College

Freddie Mac and the Orphan Foundation send Valentine's Day packages.

'Care Packages' for Orphans in College

O'Brien States His Priorites

This is his 15th General Assembly Session.

O'Brien States His Priorites

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Wanted: Bank Robbery Suspect

Wanted: Bank Robbery Suspect

Gangs 101

Loudoun County Parents Attend Gang Ed

Gangs 101

Monroe Avenue Bridge Underway

Final design still being debated.

Monroe Avenue Bridge Underway

New T.C. Principal Named

Mel Riddile to replace John Porter.

New T.C. Principal Named

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Snow Day

Fairfax County schools close Monday after a weekend snowstorm.

Snow Day

Crunch Time

School Board still divided on outcome of West Springfield boundary study.

Crunch Time

From Yield to Stop

In Richmond, local delegation fight for pedestrian safety gets run over.

From Yield to Stop

The Robinson Legacy in Education, History

The Robinson Legacy in Education, History

This One's for Children

Movie Review

This One's for Children

Future in 3-D

Neighbors see 'preliminary' development concept.

Future in 3-D

Songs of Love

Singers make Valentine's Day bright for chemotherapy patients Tuesday, Feb. 14.

Songs of Love

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

'Glory Road' Falls Short

Movie Review

'Glory Road' Falls Short

Peeling Back the Layers

Blenheim estate is being restored to its original look.

Peeling Back the Layers

Ferozi's Charges Are Sent to Grand Jury

Ferozi's Charges Are Sent to Grand Jury

Calendar

Calendar

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

No Need for a Middle School?

South County Middle School project could be scrapped if boundary changes fill excess seats at Lake Braddock, Hayfield.

No Need for a Middle School?

Calendar

Calendar

'Care Packages' for Orphans in College

Freddie Mac and the Orphan Foundation send Valentine's Day packages.

'Care Packages' for Orphans in College

City to Taxpayers: More, Please

Average tax bill would rise by $427 in proposed budget.

City to Taxpayers: More, Please

A Church of Their Own

Clifton church was first built by African American community in Northern Virginia.

A Church of Their Own

Thomas Wins State Honor from VFW

Thomas Wins State Honor from VFW

Centreville High Presents 7-Play Dramapalooza

Centreville High Presents 7-Play Dramapalooza

Potomac Teachers Certified by National Board

Four teachers were awarded certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Potomac Teachers Certified by National Board

Health Notes

Health Notes

Raising Standards, Scores

School administrators report on "State of the Schools."

Raising Standards, Scores

Roundups

Roundups

Bury the Lines

Loudoun County Residents Speak Out on Dominion’s Transmission Line Proposal

Bury the Lines

Suggs Sentenced to 30 Years

Suggs Sentenced to 30 Years

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Hopkins House Gives Thanks

Heart of the Community luncheon honors volunteers.

Hopkins House Gives Thanks

Health Notes

Health Notes

Chemical Confusion

Lorton landfill applies for permit to correct levels of possible carcinogens in groundwater.

Chemical Confusion

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A Church of Their Own

Clifton church was first built by African American community in Northern Virginia.

A Church of Their Own

More Questions than Answers at EPG

With 20,000 Army employees moving to Fort Belvoir, construction at Engineer Proving Grounds is expected.

More Questions than Answers at EPG

Getting to Know -- Brishty Som

Getting to Know -- Brishty Som

‘Wrapped in Pride’: Ghanaian Kente On Exhibit

Opening begins series of Black History Month events.

‘Wrapped in Pride’: Ghanaian Kente On Exhibit

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Quest for Authenticity

Collection of black history letters and documents tell the true story.

Quest for Authenticity

Waples Residents Meet Again

Proposal would allow for redevelopment of mobile home park.

Waples Residents Meet Again

No Need for a Middle School?

South County Middle School project could be scrapped if boundary changes fill excess seats at Lake Braddock, Hayfield.

No Need for a Middle School?

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Name Change for Library

Board Renames Library to Avoid Confusion

Name Change for Library

Shooting a 'Sleeping Giant'

Career barber combines passion for flying, photography to document changes in Springfield.

Shooting a 'Sleeping Giant'

Health Notes

Health Notes

Estate Celebrates Black History

Estate Celebrates Black History

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Living as Valentines

Couples disclose secrets of 50-plus years of marriage.

Living as Valentines

A Bridge Too Late

Hyland asks county to get bridge replacement back on track.

A Bridge Too Late

News Briefs

News Briefs

Schools & Camps

Schools & Camps

School Notes

School Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Crunch Time

School Board still divided on outcome of West Springfield boundary study.

Crunch Time

Chemical Confusion

Lorton landfill applies for permit to correct levels of possible carcinogens in groundwater.

Chemical Confusion

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

No Relief in Taxes

A sound county economy, but at what cost to home owners?

No Relief in Taxes

Another Church Leaves Episcopal Diocese of Virginia

Holy Spirit Joins Anglican Church of Uganda

Another Church Leaves Episcopal Diocese of Virginia

‘Wrapped in Pride’: Ghanaian Kente On Exhibit

Opening begins series of Black History Month events.

‘Wrapped in Pride’: Ghanaian Kente On Exhibit

Alliance Theater Presents 'Souls on a Half Shell'

Alliance Theater Presents 'Souls on a Half Shell'

Chamber View National Harbor

Multi-use project will impact both shores of the Potomac.

Chamber View National Harbor

Graffiti Vandals Strike

Graffiti Vandals Strike

Child-Porn Charge Goes to the Grand Jury

Child-Porn Charge Goes to the Grand Jury

Hopkins House Gives Thanks

Heart of the Community luncheon honors volunteers.

Hopkins House Gives Thanks

Health Notes

Health Notes

Fiscal Plan Totals $1.47 Billion

Fiscal Plan Totals $1.47 Billion

Beatles Meet Shakespeare at Tapestry

Story of “star-cross’d lovers” updated.

Beatles Meet Shakespeare at Tapestry

Tuesday, February 14

Preventing Winter Vomiting Disease

Preventing Winter Vomiting Disease

School Notes

School Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Ongoing

Ongoing

Moving Forward with Developers

Property owners at Lake Anne Village Center begin talks with developers.

Moving Forward with Developers

Honored for Helping Area Youth

Brent Park named one of the Best of Reston

Honored for Helping Area Youth

Vienna Resident Takes Runner-Up in Metro Contest

Linda Carducci will still do recordings for Metro, if not the famous "doors closing."

Vienna Resident Takes Runner-Up in Metro Contest

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Black History Month

Black History Month

Looking to Spring?

Realtors foresee spring revival in home.

Looking to Spring?

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteering

Volunteering

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing

Ongoing

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Business Notes

Business Notes

Keeping Neighborhoods Safe

Local police officers attend the first "Neighbors Hot Topic Luncheon" and discuss community safety issues with residents of Great Falls.

Keeping Neighborhoods Safe

Carnival is Coming

Carnival is Coming

Black History Month

Black History Month

Business Notes

Business Notes

Schools

Schools

Having Fun Being Kids Again

The McLean Theatre Alliance presents 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown' at the Alden Theatre.

Having Fun Being Kids Again

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Arlington This Week

Arlington This Week

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Density Questions Coming to Town

When Reston reaches its density cap, residential developments cannot be permitted.

Density Questions Coming to Town

Keeping Neighborhoods Safe

Local police officers attend the first "Neighbors Hot Topic Luncheon" and discuss community safety issues with residents of Great Falls.

Keeping Neighborhoods Safe

College Notes

College Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing

Ongoing

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Silent War: HIV/AIDS in Virginia

Even with increased education, HIV/AIDS cases in Virginia increase every year.

Silent War: HIV/AIDS in Virginia

Seven Locks Controversy Timeline

Seven Locks Controversy Timeline

This Week in Potomac 2-15-06

This Week in Potomac 2-15-06

Health

Health

Little News on Rosslyn Museum Space

Former Newseum site still vacant four years after tourist attraction closed.

Little News on Rosslyn Museum Space

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Activists Preserve Legacy of Freedman’s Village

Land exchange between county and Department of Defense would enable building of Black Heritage Museum.

Activists Preserve Legacy of Freedman’s Village

Should Parties Endorse School Board Candidates?

As Republicans and Democrats prepare for this fall’s School Board race, some question whether parties should be involved in what is supposed to be a non-partisan contest.

Should Parties Endorse School Board Candidates?

Business Briefs

Business Briefs

Military Notes

Military Notes

Not Guilty: Three Years Later

More than three years after Fairfax woman's death, jury finds primary suspect not guilty.

Not Guilty: Three Years Later

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Arlington Man Killed In Fire at Home

Son still hospitalized following Friday night blaze

Arlington Man Killed In Fire at Home

Having Fun Being Kids Again

The McLean Theatre Alliance presents 'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown' at the Alden Theatre.

Having Fun Being Kids Again

Buckingham Village to Undergo Redevelopment

Low-income residents fear they may have to move out of Arlington to find cheap housing.

Buckingham Village to Undergo Redevelopment

Potomac Teachers Certified by National Board

Four teachers were awarded certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.

Potomac Teachers Certified by National Board

Gardening Notes

Gardening Notes

Zoning Ordinance Changes

Planning Commission public hearing covers recent changes to town's zoning ordinance.

Zoning Ordinance Changes

CIA Employee Caught

Citizen and police cooperation leads to the arrest of a Falls Church resident, suspected of committing 17 counts of burglary in McLean.

CIA Employee Caught

Worker Center Lawsuit Update

Fairfax County Circuit Court judge issues letter on lawsuit against town and county, requests more information.

Worker Center Lawsuit Update

Nature Center Funding Short?

Estimates for long-awaited nature center more than $1 million over budget.

Nature Center Funding Short?

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Bus Crash on Seven Locks

Bus Crash on Seven Locks

CIA Employee Caught

Citizen and police cooperation leads to the arrest of a Falls Church resident, suspected of committing 17 counts of burglary in McLean.

CIA Employee Caught

No Decision on Laborer Site Suit

No Decision on Laborer Site Suit

Community

Community

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Herndon Police Also FBI Graduates

Herndon Police Department pushes higher education for executive officers.

Herndon Police Also FBI Graduates

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Touting Governing Documents

Three RA board members conduct televised town meeting to promote proposed governing documents.

Touting Governing Documents

Winter Arrives, Finally

Winter Arrives, Finally

Faith

Faith

Volunteering

Volunteering

Married 55 Years

Anniversary

Married 55 Years

Volunteering

Volunteering

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Military Notes

Military Notes

Business

Business

Hanging Out at Club Phoenix

Hanging Out at Club Phoenix

Romance Writer Changes Her Subject

Romance Writer Changes Her Subject

Residents Fight Tree-Cutting on Beulah Road

At Monday's public hearing, the Town Council called for a re-evaluation of plans for utility poles along Beulah Road.

Residents Fight Tree-Cutting on Beulah Road

People

People

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing

Ongoing

Hollywood Spies on Vienna

Film crews shoot 'Breach,' story of FBI spy Robert Hanssen, in Vienna.

Hollywood Spies on Vienna

Residents Sound Off on Funding, Boundaries

Clear messages sent to RCC board.

Residents Sound Off on Funding, Boundaries

Comprensive Plan Revised

Town completes review of plan, awaits council review and adoption.

Comprensive Plan Revised

Signature Scores Again With 18 Nominations

Helen Hayes nominations are the most the company has had in one year.

Signature Scores Again With 18 Nominations

Hollywood Spies on Vienna

Film crews shoot 'Breach,' story of FBI spy Robert Hanssen.

Hollywood Spies on Vienna

Monday, February 13

Report: School System Concealed Seven Locks Data

Inspector general’s audit faults MCPS for restricting construction options, botching architect selection, and misrepresenting community sentiment; School Board member Stephen Abrams denies IG’s au

Report: School System Concealed Seven Locks Data

Thursday, February 9

Walking with Washington

Robert Madison offers free walking tours every Sunday in February.

Walking with Washington

Docking Godspeed

Council plans to resolve the Jamestown controversy at its Tuesday meeting.

Docking Godspeed

Return of the Titans

T.C. Williams grads from the 1970s team up with their physics teacher.

Return of the Titans

Harrison, Tired Playing Action Heroes?

Movie Review

Harrison, Tired Playing Action Heroes?

Realizing King's Vision

GMU reflects on King’s life, school diversity.

Realizing King's Vision

In Love with Chocolate

Events throughout Fairfax celebrate chocolate at the Chocolate Lovers Festival Feb. 4

In Love with Chocolate

Chess Queens at Daniels Run

Annual all-female tournament encourages girls to play chess.

Chess Queens at Daniels Run

Ganging Up on Gangs

City appoints its first gang-prevention coordinator.

Ganging Up on Gangs

Smedberg Tops Democratic Caucus Results

Democratic voters re-elect incumbents and select Timothy Lovain.

Smedberg Tops Democratic Caucus Results

Love Story

After five decades of marriage, the Hazards are still enjoying life with each other.

Love Story

Benefiting Public Safety

Council approves new pay plan for city fire, police departments.

Benefiting Public Safety

Braddock Residents Eye Nominations

APR Task Force receives input on proposed changes to Comprehensive Plan.

Braddock Residents Eye Nominations

Lessons in Tolerance

Paul VI faculty, students work toward diversity.

Lessons in Tolerance

Wednesday, February 8

Checking Into a Midtown Library

Possible inclusion of a library at Midtown Springfield discussed at land-use meeting.

Checking Into a Midtown Library

Clubs & Schools

Clubs & Schools

Clubs & Schools

Clubs & Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Club & Schools

Club & Schools

Faith

Faith

Club & Schools

Club & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Club & Schools

Club & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Alexandrians Promote Talking Books

Alexandrians Promote Talking Books

Russian Romance, Part I

Russian Romance, Part I

Following History’s Footsteps

Modern Alexandria hides black history hotspots.

Following History’s Footsteps

Art for Healing

Art for Healing

City Hall Showcases Local Artists

City Hall Showcases Local Artists

Del Ray Artisans Create Planet Cupid

Del Ray Artisans Create Planet Cupid

Ikebana at the Art League

Ikebana at the Art League

Celebrating 20 Years at the Lyceum

Celebrating 20 Years at the Lyceum

Alexandrians Promote Talking Books

Alexandrians Promote Talking Books

Russian Romance, Part I

Russian Romance, Part I

Following History’s Footsteps

Modern Alexandria hides black history hotspots.

Following History’s Footsteps

Art for Healing

Art for Healing

City Hall Showcases Local Artists

City Hall Showcases Local Artists

Getting to Know — Dolores Plant

Profile

Getting to Know — Dolores Plant

Getting To Know ...Jimmy Cirrito

Getting To Know ...Jimmy Cirrito

Del Ray Artisans Create Planet Cupid

Del Ray Artisans Create Planet Cupid

Ikebana at the Art League

Ikebana at the Art League

Celebrating 20 Years at the Lyceum

Celebrating 20 Years at the Lyceum

Surprise: It’s Project Confidence

Surprise: It’s Project Confidence

Getting To Know ... Ha Brock.

Getting To Know ... Ha Brock.

Powerful Monarchy Helps Musical Reign Over MetroStage

Felicia Curry and TC Carson headline performance.

Powerful Monarchy Helps Musical Reign Over MetroStage

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Feeling Laidback

Local band plays at the State Theatre this weekend.

Feeling Laidback

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Feeling Laidback

Local band plays at the State Theatre this weekend.

Feeling Laidback

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Final Round of Questions

Congressman wraps up series of town hall meetings in Fairfax County.

Final Round of Questions

Rediscovering History

Pohick offers Black History celebration

Rediscovering History

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Braddock Residents Eye Nominations

APR Task Force receives input on proposed changes to Comprehensive Plan.

Braddock Residents Eye Nominations

Fire Displaces Two Families

Children playing with matches blamed.

Fire Displaces Two Families

Nativity Students Focus on Faith

Nativity School celebrates Catholic Schools Week.

Nativity Students Focus on Faith

Construction Crane Crashes

Accident sends two to hospital.

Construction Crane Crashes

Dead Animals Illegally Dumped

Sifting through evidence, looking for answers.

Dead Animals Illegally Dumped

Mountain Views Honors Its Graduates

Mountain Views Honors Its Graduates

Pastor Reflects on Church's Roots

Pastor Reflects on Church's Roots

60 Graduate Tuesday from Mountain View

60 Graduate Tuesday from Mountain View

Business Notes

Business Notes

Driver Crashes into School Bus

Driver Crashes into School Bus

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Man Charged with Drug Dealing

Man Charged with Drug Dealing

Chantilly Pet Crematorium, Employee under Scrutiny

Chantilly Pet Crematorium, Employee under Scrutiny

Roundups

Roundups

Getting to Know ...Hildie Carney

Getting to Know ...Hildie Carney

Shepherd Gate Church Turns 20

Shepherd Gate Church Turns 20

Mulfords Are Long-Time Valentines

Mulfords Are Long-Time Valentines

BRAC Commands Center Stage

Hyland’s 19th Annual Town Meeting packs the house as usual.

BRAC Commands Center Stage

New Voice for Health Care

Mount Vernon and Alexandria hospitals add community health advocate.

New Voice for Health Care

Celebrating 20 Years

Celebrating 20 Years

All Aboard

Hyland drives his "virtual bus."

All Aboard

School Spirit Survives Segregation

Black History Month

School Spirit Survives Segregation

It's Official: Blogs Have Changed Va. Politics.

It's Official: Blogs Have Changed Va. Politics.

A Valentine Message of Pure Love

Church program gives shelter and warmth from February cold.

A Valentine Message of Pure Love

Clean Up Environmental Law?

Federal lawmakers propose changes to NEPA, which governs actions in C&O Canal Park.

Clean Up Environmental Law?

This Week in Potomac 2-8-06

This Week in Potomac 2-8-06

Mardi Gras Night Returns

Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce offers Casino Night, Taste of Springfield on Feb. 24.

Mardi Gras Night Returns

Getting to Know ... Tanya Biank

Getting to Know ... Tanya Biank

Daisies for Valentine's Day

Daisies for Valentine's Day

Reckless Drivers Feeling Fined

Potomac lawmakers introduce fees connected to driver's license points; Money will go to first responders.

Reckless Drivers Feeling Fined

6-Year Plan

Station 30, library among Potomac projects in Duncan's proposed capital budget.

6-Year Plan

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Getting To Know ... Ginger Higgins

Final Round of Questions

Congressman wraps up series of town hall meetings in Fairfax County.

Final Round of Questions

Final Round of Questions

Congressman wraps up series of town hall meetings in Fairfax County.

Final Round of Questions

Making Their Getaway

Local woman wins cruise, takes nine friends to thank them for helping in husband's absence.

Making Their Getaway

The Reality of Love

After the initial infatuation, marriages rely more on faith, trust and support than love.

The Reality of Love

The Reality of Love

After the initial infatuation, marriages rely more on faith, trust and support than love.

The Reality of Love

Making Their Getaway

Local woman wins cruise, takes nine friends to thank them for helping in husband's absence.

Making Their Getaway

Tuesday, February 7

People

People

Ready to Sing to Your Valentine

Local residents prepare to perform for sweethearts throughout Northern Virginia.

Ready to Sing to Your Valentine

Ongoing

Ongoing

Loudoun Kids Get IDs

ID Drive Attracts Hundreds Of Families

Loudoun Kids Get IDs

Saving Affordable Housing in Reston

County Buys Crescent Apartments

Saving Affordable Housing in Reston

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

County Kicks-Off Black History Month

Officials praise community’s contributions to Arlington and challenge residents to further promote diversity

County Kicks-Off Black History Month

Military Notes

Military Notes

Helping Shape RCC's Future

Reston Community Center to conduct public hearings asking residents to consider funding.

Helping Shape RCC's Future

Singing Valentines

Local residents prepare to perform for sweethearts throughout Northern Virginia.

Singing Valentines

Valentine's Events

Valentine's Events

Dice-Markowitz Engaged

Engagements

Dice-Markowitz Engaged

House Passes Anti-Immigrant Student Bills

Arlington Latino activists travel to Richmond to lobby against slate of legislation targeting illegal immigrants.

House Passes Anti-Immigrant Student Bills

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Black History Month

Black History Month

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Couple Among the Best

B.J. and Marilyn Silvey, 30-year residents, named Best of Reston.

Couple Among the Best

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

A New Chapter for Great Falls Librarian

Great Falls Library branch manager moves to Patrick Henry Library in Vienna.

A New Chapter for Great Falls Librarian

Volunteering

Volunteering

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

Having Fun With Chocolate

Safe Haven students get full culinary experience, including a sugar high while making Valentine's Day chocolates.

Having Fun With Chocolate

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Faith

Faith

There's Something About Andre

There's Something About Andre

Community Day Labor Update

Project Hope & Harmony holds community meeting to update residents on new site's progress.

Community Day Labor Update

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Community

Community

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Valentine's Events

Valentine's Events

Staying Internet Safe

Office Holds Internet Safety Meeting

Staying Internet Safe

Schools

Schools

Merging Pathways

Valentine's Day

Merging Pathways

Going the Distance

Valentine's Day

Going the Distance

Pastor Reflects on Roots, Mission

Pastor Reflects on Roots, Mission

Black History Month

Black History Month

'Harvey:' Invisible Bonds, Visible Bonding

'Harvey:' Invisible Bonds, Visible Bonding

Real Estate

Real Estate

Ongoing

Ongoing

Hit And Run

Sterling Man Hit On Palisades Parkway

Hit And Run

The House That Students Build

Local students construct $2.15 million home in McLean.

The House That Students Build

Cassidy Helps Rosslyn Plan for the Future

Cecilia Cassidy is executive director of the Rosslyn Renaissance and the Rosslyn Business Improvement District.

Cassidy Helps Rosslyn Plan for the Future

School Notes

School Notes

Goal-Oriented Romance

Valentine's Day

Goal-Oriented Romance

Health Notes

Health Notes

Candidates Consider School Board Run

Sally Baird is the only resident, so far, to officially declare her candidacy for Mary Hynes’ School Board seat.

Candidates Consider School Board Run

School Spirit Survives Segregation

Black History Month

School Spirit Survives Segregation

Winkler Portfolio Sold

Winkler Portfolio Sold

Love is Old, Love is New

As Valentine’s Day approaches, a couple who reminds that one is never too old to fall in love again.

Love is Old, Love is New

Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

A Taste of Change

Tavern on the Lake opens this week at Lake Anne Village Center, replacing Il Cigno.

A Taste of Change

Volunteers

Volunteers

Health

Health

Picture Perfect Couple

Art and Joel Anne Lambert are an exhibit of enduring love.

Picture Perfect Couple

Preventing Winter Vomiting Disease

Each year area residents experience outbreaks of norovirus.

Preventing Winter Vomiting Disease

Ongoing

Ongoing

Nightlife

Nightlife

Calendar

Calendar

College Notes

College Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Students Share Their Culture, Their Pride

Black History Month

Students Share Their Culture, Their Pride

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

College Notes

Construction Costs Taking Toll on County

County Manager warns that some building projects may be re-considered.

Construction Costs Taking Toll on County

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

School Enrollment Set to Drop in Coming Years

Officials blame loss of affordable housing units for expected decrease in student population

School Enrollment Set to Drop in Coming Years

School Notes

School Notes

Business Notes

Business Notes

Guttenberg: Musically Accessible

Local family counselor, musician releases CD to raise awareness about those with disabilities.

Guttenberg: Musically Accessible

A ‘Vintage Potomac’ Relationship

Valentine's Day

A ‘Vintage Potomac’ Relationship

Ongoing

Ongoing

Business

Business

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

There's Something About Andre

There's Something About Andre

Monday, February 6

Covel Responds

Town Council hears reply to last week's statement.

Covel Responds

Lovelace Runs for Mayor

Fourth contested mayoral race in 30 years.

Lovelace Runs for Mayor

Developers Get a Turn

Tysons landowners discuss future of the area during task force outreach meeting.

Developers Get a Turn

Developers Get a Turn

Tysons landowners discuss future of the area during task force outreach meeting.

Developers Get a Turn

Davis Questions Domestic Spying

Wide range of issues discussed at town hall meeting.

Davis Questions Domestic Spying

A Film To Entice Martians and Their Earth Friends

Movie Review

A Film To Entice Martians and Their Earth Friends

Thursday, February 2

Trolley Back on Track

One year later, proposed trolley to alleviate traffic in town rolls forward.

Trolley Back on Track

Human Body Shop

Fairfax prosthetics center is the subject of a Discovery Health Channel show.

Human Body Shop

Human Body Shop

Fairfax prosthetics center is the subject of a Discovery Health Channel show.

Human Body Shop

'It Just Doesn't Make Sense'

Fairfax man shot by Fairfax County Police.

'It Just Doesn't Make Sense'

Human Body Shop

Fairfax prosthetics center is the subject of a Discovery Health Channel show.

Human Body Shop

Human Body Shop

Fairfax prosthetics center is the subject of a Discovery Health Channel show.

Human Body Shop

Wednesday, February 1

Warming Signals

Warming Signals

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith

Faith

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

It's Go Time

Floris Elementary students compete to participate in tri-school Go Tournament.

It's Go Time

Roundups

Roundups

From Committee to Council

Herndon Dulles Chamber of Commerce's Hispanic Business Committee expands to council level.

From Committee to Council

'Xin Nian Kuai Le'

Hai Hua Community Center celebrates Year of the Dog Saturday, Jan. 28.

'Xin Nian Kuai Le'

Man Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

Man Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Project Gets Kudos

Ridgewood Mixed-Use Project Gets Kudos

Herring Wins Every Precinct

Democrat Mark Herring, 44, won every polling place Tuesday in his bid to join the Virginia Senate.

Herring Wins Every Precinct

Faith

Faith

College of the Future

GMU weighs present, future building plans.

College of the Future

WHS Teens Hear Truth about Drugs

WHS Teens Hear Truth about Drugs

Students Steep Themselves in Mexican Culture

Students Steep Themselves in Mexican Culture

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Del. Hugo Unveils Agenda

One of delegate's bills already headed for House floor.

Del. Hugo Unveils Agenda

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Motorcycles: Rebellion Turned Profession

Former Ernst & Young employee explores computer communications, ultimately becomes motorcycle enthusiast and author.

Motorcycles: Rebellion Turned Profession

ADAMS Center Builds Bridges by Repairing Churches

ADAMS Center helps raise money to rebuild Pakistani-Christian churches.

ADAMS Center Builds Bridges by Repairing Churches

Plans Unveiled for Mount Gilead Park

Plans Unveiled for Mount Gilead Park

Bulova Talks Cars at Town Hall Meeting

Bulova, city residents discuss transportation at town hall meeting.

Bulova Talks Cars at Town Hall Meeting

Business Notes

Business Notes

Like Gang-Busters

Marsden tackles gangs, juvenile justice in General Assembly.

Like Gang-Busters

At the General Assembly

At the General Assembly

Historic District Is Moving Forward

By Bonnie Hobbs

Historic District Is Moving Forward

Identity Theft: Silent Kidnapping

No one is immune to this growing white collar crime.

Identity Theft: Silent Kidnapping

Herbal Remedy

Apothecary shop will become city’s newest museum.

Herbal Remedy

First of Firsts

Symposium will focus on Washington’s first term as president.

First of Firsts

The Changing Faces of Arlington

Last week the county’s Multicultural Advisory Commission invited three recent arrivals to Arlington to the Central Library to discuss the challenges they face as they adapt to living in a new commun

The Changing Faces of Arlington

Signs for the Times

“Well-intentioned effort” aggravates residents.

Signs for the Times

Anti-Gang Legislation in Richmond

Marsden tackles gangs, juvenile justice in General Assembly.

Anti-Gang Legislation in Richmond

Priorities: In Their Own Words

Nine Democratic candidates cite their top three goals.

Priorities: In Their Own Words

Restoring an Arlington Treasure

Local family is refurbishing Glebe House and preserving the property for future generations.

Restoring an Arlington Treasure

Ban Headed to Voters

Ban Headed to Voters

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Old Building With A New Look

Woods Community Center renovation process is in motion.

Old Building With A New Look

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Longer Day, More Pay

Board offers plan to lengthen instructional day and increase teacher pay.

Longer Day, More Pay

Identity Sought

Identity Sought

The New Stranger with Candy

The New Stranger with Candy

On the Waterfront

City Council’s purchase prompts questions about site's future.

On the Waterfront

All Things Chocolate

All Things Chocolate

Constituents Ask Questions

Constituents Ask Questions

Sunny Day Highlights Crime

Sunny Day Highlights Crime

Deal Splits Winkler Holdings

Indiana and Maryland firms acquire family real estate empire.

Deal Splits Winkler Holdings

Farmers Adjusting to Changes

Farmers Adjusting to Changes

Give Youth a Second Chance

Former gang member urges Arlington community leaders to become more engaged in the lives of vulnerable youth.

Give Youth a Second Chance

Crime Briefs

Crime Briefs

Need To Cooperate

Route 1 Task Force reviews area’s human service needs.

Need To Cooperate

College of the Future

GMU weighs present, future building plans.

College of the Future

Hynes Will Not Run in November

School Board Vice-Chair will step down after 11 years of service.

Hynes Will Not Run in November

$20 Million Profit?

Changed status of Quaker Hill becomes housing authority dream.

$20 Million Profit?

Next Stop: Supreme Court

City to challenge ruling on Mirant.

Next Stop: Supreme Court

Helping Iraq’s Most Vulnerable

Capt. Jonathan Powers, who served a tour in Iraq, hopes to return to work with children.

Helping Iraq’s Most Vulnerable

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Pushing for Pedestrian Safety

Route 1 corridor gets top billing.

Pushing for Pedestrian Safety

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Vehicles Crash en Route to Jail

By Kim Centazzo

Vehicles Crash en Route to Jail

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

General Assembly Bill Watch

General Assembly Bill Watch

Calendar

Calendar

Hijacker Still Mentally Ill

Hijacker Still Mentally Ill

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Faith

Faith

Einstein Meets Picasso

Play by Steve Martin is a comedy of ideas.

Einstein Meets Picasso

Underwhelming 'Underworld'

Movie Review

Underwhelming 'Underworld'

Getting To Know ... Kim Brophy

Getting To Know ... Kim Brophy

Looking Ahead to the Past’s Future: Education Center Advancing Rapidly

History lives within Mount Vernon’s new education complex.

Looking Ahead to the Past’s Future: Education Center Advancing Rapidly

The Bishop's Duty

The Bishop's Duty

It's Sen. Herring

It's Sen. Herring

People

People

People

People

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Out of This World Artwork

Out of This World Artwork

Getting to Know — Helen Lin

Getting to Know — Helen Lin

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Community

Community

New Names, New Menus, New Owners, New Style

New Names, New Menus, New Owners, New Style

Vienna Teen Faces Possibility of Life in Prison

Vienna Teen Faces Possibility of Life in Prison

'Friends' Have Tea To Benefit Stratford Hall

'Friends' Have Tea To Benefit Stratford Hall

Health

Health

Business

Business

Volunteering

Volunteering

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

'Coats for Kids' Tries on Hats

'Coats for Kids' Tries on Hats

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

New Names, New Menus, New Owners, New Style

New Names, New Menus, New Owners, New Style

'Friends' Have Tea To Benefit Stratford Hall

'Friends' Have Tea To Benefit Stratford Hall

'Coats for Kids' Tries on Hats

'Coats for Kids' Tries on Hats

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Real Estate

Real Estate

Two Federal Crime Briefs

Two Federal Crime Briefs

Schools

Schools

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Public Safety Boon or Eye in the Sky?

Legislature overrides Ehrlich's veto, allowing speed-monitoring cameras on some Montgomery County roads.

Public Safety Boon or Eye in the Sky?

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Wanted: Public Health Nurses

As the current public health workforce prepares for retirement, county looks for qualified replacements.

Wanted: Public Health Nurses

This Week in Potomac 2-1-06

This Week in Potomac 2-1-06