Stories for January 2006

Stories for January 2006

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Tuesday, January 31

Sold

Crescent and Fairway apartments, along with most of the other Winkler residential properties, are under contract.

Sold

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting Series

Congressman begins a series of town hall meetings at Lorton Station Elementary School.

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting Series

Kingsbury Worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs

Kingsbury Worked for Bureau of Indian Affairs

Cleaner Water Ahead

Board of Supervisors approves management plan for the Popes Head Creek Watershed.

Cleaner Water Ahead

No Pipsqueak in This Dog

Dog battling cancer inspires a family.

No Pipsqueak in This Dog

Bukont Resigns Windover Review Board

Council approves resignation 'reluctantly.'

Bukont Resigns Windover Review Board

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

After five years, construction of facility begins this week.

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

LoGrande Can Keep House

Mount Vernon resident granted variance for odd situation.

LoGrande Can Keep House

Now It's the Residents' Turn

Despite dissent, RA sends proposed governing documents to voters.

Now It's the Residents' Turn

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Vulture Clash

Potomac region provides banquet of roadkill for turkey vultures and black vultures.

Vulture Clash

Y4.704K

Potomac Elementary rings in the Year of the Dog in Chinese New Year festivities.

Y4.704K

No More Growth

McLean residents express resentment and concern over planned density increase for Tysons Corner.

No More Growth

Proposed Parking Deck Draws Fire

Neighbors say 'no' to Heritage Fellowship’s plan to build a 311-car parking garage with new facility.

Proposed Parking Deck Draws Fire

Calling All Dog Donors

Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank looking for dog blood donors at Great Falls Animal Hospital.

Calling All Dog Donors

Double Density

BZA finds developers can replace one house with two in parts of Hollin Hall.

Double Density

Cleaner Water Ahead

Board of Supervisors approves management plan for the Popes Head Creek Watershed.

Cleaner Water Ahead

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

After five years, construction of facility begins this week.

Chesterbrook Construction to Begin

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Week in Arlington

Week in Arlington

No More Growth

McLean residents express resentment and concern over planned density increase for Tysons Corner.

No More Growth

Calling All Dog Donors

Eastern Veterinary Blood Bank looking for dog blood donors at Great Falls Animal Hospital.

Calling All Dog Donors

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Blinded by the Light?

Blinded by the Light?

Vienna This Week

Vienna This Week

Waters, Babe Ruth League Elder, Dies

Waters, Babe Ruth League Elder, Dies

Ongoing

Ongoing

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Detached Structures Come of Age

How a local builder transformed a squashed Arlington garage

Detached Structures Come of Age

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Doing What's Right

Local elementary schools participate in Ethics Day at the McLean Community Center.

Doing What's Right

Doing What's Right

Local elementary schools participate in Ethics Day at the McLean Community Center.

Doing What's Right

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

School Notes

School Notes

A Shrinking Market

Affordable housing in Northern Virginia gets harder and harder to find.

A Shrinking Market

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Parents at South County Secondary debate options, need for a boundary study.

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Parents at South County Secondary debate options, need for a boundary study.

Waiting for Lines To Be Drawn

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting

Congressman begins a series of town hall meetings at Lorton Station Elementary School.

Davis Kicks Off Town Meeting

Camp ‘Helping Each Other’

Restonian brings camping experience to South Africa.

Camp ‘Helping Each Other’

Fighting To Unify Rolling Valley

Rolling Valley parents continue campaign to have their children moved into West Springfield High.

Fighting To Unify Rolling Valley

Business Notes

Business Notes

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Pleas for the release of freelance journalist Jill Carroll come two months after kidnapping of Springfield native.

Kidnapping Hits Close to Home

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Military Notes

Military Notes

‘It’s The Traffic, Stupid’

Residents question impact of new park on Lawyers Road.

‘It’s The Traffic, Stupid’

Week in McLean

Week in McLean

Week in Great Falls

Week in Great Falls

Ongoing

Ongoing

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing

Ongoing

Thursday, January 26

Death Penalty Still an Option

Death Penalty Still an Option

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Life Plus 43 Years

Mount Vernon man sentenced for murder of pregnant girlfriend.

Life Plus 43 Years

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Four Years for 18 Stolen Guns

Police say not all weapons were recovered.

Four Years for 18 Stolen Guns

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Klos Charged with Murdering Friend

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

Wednesday, January 25

Sundown Towns: How They Changed the Way We Live.

Author James Loewen explains how sundown rules created white-only towns, that remained so even today.

Sundown Towns: How They Changed the Way We Live.

Sending Care Overseas

Brownie troop collects stuffed animals for Iraqi children.

Sending Care Overseas

Money Matters at Work Session

Monday's Town Council work session featured encouraging financial reports.

Money Matters at Work Session

Late Night Vote for Waterfront Property

Late Night Vote for Waterfront Property

Council Embraces Safe Haven

Home for homeless approved.

Council Embraces Safe Haven

Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Gala

Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Gala

Van Landingham To Exhibit New Work

Van Landingham To Exhibit New Work

Teen Found Guilty of Stabbing Officers

Teen Found Guilty of Stabbing Officers

Dazzled with Science

Forestdale Elementary students head to Lee High to study science.

Dazzled with Science

Fairfax Welcomes Choclate Lovers

City celebrates everything chocolate Feb. 4-5.

Fairfax Welcomes Choclate Lovers

Very Little To Complain About

Final RA district meeting ends on high note.

Very Little To Complain About

End of the Line

Last train has left the station for Lee District Supervisor Dana Kauffman as chair of the Metro board.

End of the Line

Link to Richmond

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis discusses concerns with locals.

Link to Richmond

Mystery of Time

Fairfax Chabad offers a class in Jewish mysticism.

Mystery of Time

Del Ray Glass Begins Move

Del Ray Glass Begins Move

Word on the Street

West Potomac High School community brainstorms for the school’s future.

Word on the Street

Campaign Finance Information, Jan. 1-Jan. 20, 2006

Campaign Finance Information, Jan. 1-Jan. 20, 2006

President Visits Sterling

President Visits Sterling

They Came and They Questioned

Budget priorities dominate Sickles' first Town Meeting.

They Came and They Questioned

Special Election Set

Special Election Set

Chamber Elects New Board Members

Chamber Elects New Board Members

Kick Off: Reston Relay for Life

Kick Off: Reston Relay for Life

Klos Charged With Murder

Klos Charged With Murder

Life Plus 43 Years

Mount Vernon man sentenced for murder of pregnant girlfriend.

Life Plus 43 Years

D.M. "Mick" Staton Jr. (R)

Special Election: 33rd Senate District

D.M. "Mick" Staton Jr. (R)

Debating Rural Zoning

Debating Rural Zoning

Mark R. Herring (D)

Special Election: 33rd Senate District

Mark R. Herring (D)

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Site Celebrates Milestone

Site Celebrates Milestone

Arrest Made Following Series of Burglaries at Plaza

Stores burglarized by hole-in-the-wall culprit.

Arrest Made Following Series of Burglaries at Plaza

Doing the Two-week Sprint

D.M. "Mick" Staton

Doing the Two-week Sprint

Potential For Change

Three APR nominations seek to increase density, add retail space in Mount Vernon District.

Potential For Change

The Newcomers

Four new candidates will be on the ballot.

The Newcomers

Man Is Charged with Burglaries

Man Is Charged with Burglaries

From Basketball To Books

George Mason University basketball players visit McNair Elementary School.

From Basketball To Books

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Capital Improvement Update

Town Council, Planning Commission hear mid-year review on town projects in various stages.

Capital Improvement Update

Young Artists Show Their Work

Woodson pyramid art show brings together works from all grades.

Young Artists Show Their Work

Family, Friends Mourn Leonard Burke's Death

Family, Friends Mourn Leonard Burke's Death

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Going, Going, Gone

Building removed to make room for parking, green space.

Going, Going, Gone

Clifton's Robert Polk, 65, Dies

Clifton's Robert Polk, 65, Dies

Business Notes

Business Notes

Social Worker Arrested

Social Worker Arrested

Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

General Assembly finds temporary home while Capitol is renovated.

Mr. Jefferson’s Capitol

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

School board to vote on a boundary study to address overcrowding problems at South County Secondary.

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

Prescription Fraud Case Continued for a Year

Prescription Fraud Case Continued for a Year

Coming Out of Retirement

Vice Mayor Darryl Smith to be Purcellville Police Chief, will not run for reelection.

Coming Out of Retirement

Mayor's Ice Cream Shop

City Council approves restaurants, hears marketing strategy.

Mayor's Ice Cream Shop

BZA Approves New Inline Hockey Facility

BZA Approves New Inline Hockey Facility

WFCCA Approves New Homes

Matter goes to Planning Commission Feb. 1

WFCCA Approves New Homes

Classic Combination

Marlow Guitar Series brings jazz to Fairfax.

Classic Combination

A Midtown Makeover

KSI, McGuire Woods outline plan for Midtown Springfield redevelopment to include restaurants, central plaza.

A Midtown Makeover

Six Years Prison for Raping Teen

Six Years Prison for Raping Teen

The (So Far) Undisputed Mayor

With no challengers so far, Bill Euille launches a campaign for reelection.

The (So Far) Undisputed Mayor

Question of Historic Preservation

Groups oppose building on potentially historic site.

Question of Historic Preservation

All Fall Down ... Later

Old bridge span demolition delayed.

All Fall Down ... Later

City's Link to Richmond

Sen. Jeannemarie Devolites Davis discusses concerns with city residents.

City's Link to Richmond

WFCCA Learns about Sully Woodlands

WFCCA Learns about Sully Woodlands

Roundups

Roundups

Mutiny at City Hall

Council defers vote on use of Founders Park.

Mutiny at City Hall

Jami Not Guilty of Rape, Abduction

By Bonnie Hobbs

Jami Not Guilty of Rape, Abduction

Obituaries

Obituaries

Blowtorch Causes Apartment Fire

Blowtorch Causes Apartment Fire

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

People

People

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Getting To Know ... Laura M. Derby

Getting To Know ... Laura M. Derby

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Getting to Know … Peter Dykhuis

Capitol Steps Performs for UCM

Capitol Steps Performs for UCM

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Taste-Filled Benefit for Symphony

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

School Notes

School Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Community

Community

School Notes

School Notes

Schools

Schools

Calendar

Calendar

Rummaging for Bargains at West Potomac

Rummaging for Bargains at West Potomac

Health

Health

School Notes

School Notes

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

School board to vote on a boundary study to address overcrowding problems at South County Secondary.

Can a Boundary Study Fix South County?

Potential For Change

Three APR nominations seek to increase density, add retail space in Mount Vernon District.

Potential For Change

Two People Indicted by Grand Jury

Two People Indicted by Grand Jury

Sign of the Times

Developer's APR nomination could change the look of one Springfield neighborhood.

Sign of the Times

Costello's Dream on Stage

Costello's Dream on Stage

Citizens Speak Out

Approximately 50 Herndon and county residents attend constituent meeting, express concerns and support.

Citizens Speak Out

Morrison To Leave Campagna

Morrison To Leave Campagna

Doing the Two-week Sprint

Mark Herring

Doing the Two-week Sprint

The Incumbents

Five Council members want to be returned to City Hall.

The Incumbents

Fairfax Welcomes Chocolate Lovers

City celebrates everything chocolate Feb. 4-5.

Fairfax Welcomes Chocolate Lovers

School Notes

School Notes

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Chantilly High Presents 'The Reluctant Dragon'

Chantilly High Presents 'The Reluctant Dragon'

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

RA Blackmailed?

In meetings and communiqués, ARCH convinces RA to Tighten Fincial Flexibility

RA Blackmailed?

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteering

Volunteering

Business

Business

Getting to Know Indra Books

Getting to Know Indra Books

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, January 24

Rales Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Rales Announces Candidacy for U.S. Senate

Berliner to Seek Council Seat

Berliner to Seek Council Seat

Calendar 1-26-06

Calendar 1-26-06

This Week in Potomac 1-25-06

This Week in Potomac 1-25-06

‘Exclosive’ Coverage

Fencing “exclosures” in Gold Mine Tract part of multigroup study on deer population and plant survival.

‘Exclosive’ Coverage

Camp Israel

Reporter’s Notebook: Beneath tension and history, reporter finds friendships, familiar ground.

Camp Israel

Kay Trent Holloway Dies at 69

Kay Trent Holloway Dies at 69

School System Adds Arabic and Chinese

Board approves a county-wide, after-school program to begin in the fall.

School System Adds Arabic and Chinese

I-66 Study Gets Approval

$10 million study will examine engineering and spot improvements on congested highway.

I-66 Study Gets Approval

Western Ballston Metro Moves Forward

Developer will build part of western entrance to Ballston Metro in exchange for increased density.

Western Ballston Metro Moves Forward

History Preserved in McLean

A McLean family uses a conservation easement to preserve their 19th century farm property.

History Preserved in McLean

This Week In McLean

This Week In McLean

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Claude Moore Colonial Farm prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Casey Hanes takes over as Linda Lammersen's replacement.

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Murder Trial Put on Hold

Commonwealth Appeals Court’s Decision

Murder Trial Put on Hold

Teacher Returns from Japan

Teacher Makes Japanese Connections

Teacher Returns from Japan

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Transportation, development and marriage amendment concerns abound at McLean "Town Hall Meeting."

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

This Week In Arlington

This Week In Arlington

History Preserved

A McLean family uses a conservation easement to preserve their 19th century farm property.

History Preserved

This Week in Great Falls

This Week in Great Falls

Chili Immortalized

Winning recipes from the Taste of Great Falls Chili Cook-Off will now be served at The Old Brogue and at The Tavern.

Chili Immortalized

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

Claude Moore Colonial Farm prepares to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Celebrating 25 Years on the Farm

This Week In Vienna

This Week In Vienna

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Transportation, development and marriage amendment concerns abound at McLean "Town Hall Meeting."

Residents Bring Concerns to Delegates

Church Holds Ceremony for Same-Sex Couples

More than three dozen couples exchange vows at Arlington’s Unitarian Universalist church.

Church Holds Ceremony for Same-Sex Couples

Crafting a Vision for the Arts

New program would incorporate the arts into all components of McKinley Elementary School’s curriculum

Crafting a Vision for the Arts

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Senior Living

Senior Living

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Diane Leatherman Dies of Cancer at 68

Obituary

Diane Leatherman Dies of Cancer at 68

Construction Close on Kendale

Board tentatively approves $16 million contract; boundary change meetings planned for spring.

Construction Close on Kendale

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

Casey Hanes takes over as Linda Lammersen's replacement.

Hanes Joins Dranesville Staff

New Middle School May Move Students

Middle Schools Have Mixed Emotions

New Middle School May Move Students

Chili Immortalized

Winning recipes from the Taste of Great Falls Chili Cook-Off will now be served at The Old Brogue and at The Tavern.

Chili Immortalized

Driving Miss Jeannemarie

Sen. Devolites Davis town hall meeting discusses transportation, other issues.

Driving Miss Jeannemarie

Health Notes

Health Notes

Monday, January 23

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Teachers Enhance Programs through Grants

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Thursday, January 19

Open for Business

Two new stores open this week at South Lakes Shopping Center.

Open for Business

Trial by Fire

Freshman legislator opposes Marriage Amendment.

Trial by Fire

After 17 Years, Ice Cream Parlor To Close

Owners of Lee's Ice Cream & Deli are upset Reston Town Center will not renew their lease.

After 17 Years, Ice Cream Parlor To Close

Accotink Activists

Friends of Accotink formed to help protect watershed.

Accotink Activists

Bridge Workshop Draws Crowd

Construction details trigger citizen questions.

Bridge Workshop Draws Crowd

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Friends of Accotink founded to help protect watershed.

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Campaign Season

City elections will pit incumbents against challengers in May.

Campaign Season

City Residents Witness Inauguration

Alexandria Democrats celebrate with Kaine in Williamsburg.

City Residents Witness Inauguration

Car Ignites in Parking Garage

Car Ignites in Parking Garage

Whole Foods Opens Its Doors

Relocated market is welcomed to Old Town.

Whole Foods Opens Its Doors

Uniting To Shelter Homeless

'Hypothermia outreach' program to start in February.

Uniting To Shelter Homeless

Task Force Backs Road Improvements

Widenings and realignments recommended.

Task Force Backs Road Improvements

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac graduate loved art and animals.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Marriott Plans Additional Hotel for Route 1

Land swap to ease road widening.

Marriott Plans Additional Hotel for Route 1

Town Meeting To Examine Fort Belvoir's Impact

Residents encouraged to attend Feb. 4 event.

Town Meeting To Examine Fort Belvoir's Impact

On Utilitarianism — And Beauty

Old shopping center turns from ugly duckling to swan.

On Utilitarianism — And Beauty

$20 Million Worth of Leg Room

City Hall extension, police station renovation have 2007 completion date.

$20 Million Worth of Leg Room

Positive Role Models

New mentoring program helps children academically, socially.

Positive Role Models

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Friends of Accotink founded to help protect watershed.

Citizens Befriend Accotink Watershed

Four Paws, Two Eyes

Burke resident raises guide dog puppies for visually impaired.

Four Paws, Two Eyes

Marching in Honor of MLK

Reston celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Marching in Honor of MLK

Judge Backs Mirant

Lawsuit challenged council's revocation of permit.

Judge Backs Mirant

School Children Keep King's Dream Alive

Students honor Martin Luther King at City Hall.

School Children Keep King's Dream Alive

Chamber exhibit opens at the Lyceum

Chamber exhibit opens at the Lyceum

Stage Productions Nominated

Three Alexandria theaters among the nominees.

Stage Productions Nominated

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac worked in Alexandria.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Week in Reston

Week in Reston

Only the Best

Reston Interfaith and Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce announce the honorees for 2006.

Only the Best

Lifting Off

Theater of the First Amendment production recreates Icarus myth.

Lifting Off

Construction Affects Speed Limit

Construction Affects Speed Limit

Getting To Know ... Jim Davis

Getting To Know ... Jim Davis

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

West Potomac worked in Alexandria.

Friends, Family Remember Becca Young

Wednesday, January 18

Jacobs Indicted for Abduction, Burglary

Martial arts instructor scheduled to plead guilty to three charges in February.

Jacobs Indicted for Abduction, Burglary

‘We Share a Legacy’

Jewish and African American community members reflect on history to commemorate Martin Luther King Day.

‘We Share a Legacy’

Delegates Negate Vetoes, Look Ahead

"Wal-Mart Bill” gets attention, but Potomac reps see variety of issues.

Delegates Negate Vetoes, Look Ahead

Getting To Know ... Marcia Hanson

Profile

Getting To Know ... Marcia Hanson

Arlington Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Arlington Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr.

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Mick Staton

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Preparing a Special Election in 19 Days

Officials in the 33rd State Senate District are prepared as possible for the Jan. 31 election.

Preparing a Special Election in 19 Days

Ex-Aide Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Ties to McLean business.

Ex-Aide Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Mark Herring

Two Vying for Vacated Senate Seat

Staton Wins Nomination

Republican voters in the 33rd Senate District elect Mick Staton as the party's nominee to replace William Mims.

Staton Wins Nomination

Helping Herndon's Youth

Greater Herndon Community Coalition established to help students make good decisions, provide opportunities.

Helping Herndon's Youth

Roundups

Roundups

New School Boundaries Proposed

School Board to conduct public hearing on Jan. 30.

New School Boundaries Proposed

Business Notes

Business Notes

A Sad Farewell to Laura Hargis

Renaissance woman was active in local community.

A Sad Farewell to Laura Hargis

Getting to know ... Kevin Cuddihy

Getting to know ... Kevin Cuddihy

Council Elections Gear-Up

Mayor, council members announce plan to run for re-election.

Council Elections Gear-Up

General Assembly Primer

Del. Tom Rust (R-86) offers insight to General Assembly session.

General Assembly Primer

Grandmother Charged with Killing Granddaughter

Grandmother Charged with Killing Granddaughter

$34 Ways to Leave Your Lover?

Fairfax woman indicted for solicitation to commit murder.

$34 Ways to Leave Your Lover?

New School Boundaries Are Proposed

New School Boundaries Are Proposed

Herndon Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Herndon Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

$34 Ways To Kill Your Lover

Fairfax woman indicted for solicitation to commit murder.

$34 Ways To Kill Your Lover

Watersheds in Serious Trouble

Cub Run/Bull Run study aims to rectify local problems.

Watersheds in Serious Trouble

Korean Church Issue Fuels Impassioned Pleas

Korean Church Issue Fuels Impassioned Pleas

Caputo Ready for Freshman Term

Democrat represents Fair Oaks, Centreville area.

Caputo Ready for Freshman Term

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Real Estate Notes

Real Estate Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Getting to Know ... Debbie Wilson

Getting to Know ... Debbie Wilson

Shell-Shocked in River Falls

Shell-Shocked in River Falls

One Last Skate

Franconia Roller Rink hangs up skates after 33 years.

One Last Skate

London Calling

Churchill musicians visit London on Winter Break trip.

London Calling

2nd Robbery at BB&T Bank

2nd Robbery at BB&T Bank

Volunteer Notes

Volunteer Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Huge Korean Church Is Denied

'It's the overall size and impact in the Occoquan'

Huge Korean Church Is Denied

Calendar

Calendar

Briefs

Briefs

Calendar

Calendar

Getting to Know...Bill Maykrantz

Profile

Getting to Know...Bill Maykrantz

School Notes

School Notes

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

School Notes

Tuesday, January 17

A Golden Celebration

From the Franconia Elementary School to plans for a new expansion, St. John's Lutheran Church celebrates 50 years.

A Golden Celebration

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

Recommendation: Option Three

Office of Facilities Planning recommends moving Daventry neighborhood into West Springfield High.

Recommendation: Option Three

Briefs

Briefs

What Makes a Healthy School Lunch?

New committee is set to evaluate nutritional content of school food.

What Makes a Healthy School Lunch?

Half a Century in McLean

The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer celebrates its 50th anniversary.

Half a Century in McLean

Parents ID Children

Commission Encourages Parents to ID Kids

Parents ID Children

Moving In

Service Station Hub will Create 200 Jobs

Moving In

Briefs

Briefs

Caputo Begins First Session

Caputo Begins First Session

Bishop Dedicates Church

Parish Processes into Church for First Time

Bishop Dedicates Church

Circus Comes To Sully

Sully Hosts Park Benefit

Circus Comes To Sully

Exhibit Shines Light on AIDS in China

Exhibit Shines Light on AIDS in China

No Other Way Out

Fairfax County, VDOT, CSX Railroad at impasse over repair of Gunston Cove Road Bridge.

No Other Way Out

Supervisors Answer Church's Prayers

Church’s Prayers Answered

Supervisors Answer Church's Prayers

Condo Farms in Lee?

Richmond Highway, Beulah Street, Belvoir dominate proposed Comprehensive Plan changes.

Condo Farms in Lee?

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Major William F. Hecker, III is remembered as a scholar who loved his family and his country.

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Opening New Hub

Service Station Hub will Create 200 Jobs

Opening New Hub

Service Above and Beyond

McLean Rotary Club recognizes local students at its annual Youth Service Awards luncheon.

Service Above and Beyond

Great Falls Goes Japanese

First and third graders at Great Falls Elementary participate in the school's Japanese Immersion program.

Great Falls Goes Japanese

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Fairfax Water may provide land for new transportation building in Lorton.

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Teachers Enhance Programs through Grants

Education Foundation Grants Teachers' Wishes

Service Above and Beyond

McLean Rotary Club recognizes local students at its annual Youth Service Awards luncheon.

Service Above and Beyond

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Major William F. Hecker, III is remembered as a scholar who loved his family and his country.

Graduate of McLean High School Dies in Iraq

Fire Damages Five Apartments

Fire Damages Five Apartments

Great Falls Plans for the Future

At GFCA meeting, residents discuss long-range plans for Great Falls.

Great Falls Plans for the Future

Arlington Mill Plans Rile Residents

School programs will not be offered in new community center

Arlington Mill Plans Rile Residents

Arlington Real Estate Assessments Up

County officials are exploring ways to reduce tax rates for Arlington homeowners

Arlington Real Estate Assessments Up

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

Students Turn Japanese

First and third graders at Great Falls Elementary participate in the school's Japanese Immersion program.

Students Turn Japanese

Briefs

Briefs

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Calendar

Calendar

Robert Joseph Evans

Obituary

Robert Joseph Evans

Business

Business

Real Estate

Real Estate

Community

Community

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Volunteering

Volunteering

Health

Health

Health Notes

Health Notes

Faith

Faith

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Fairfax Water may provide land for new transportation building in Lorton.

New Home for School Building Under Discussion

Going Where Eagles Soar

Winter weather provides an ideal chance to see bald eagles at Mason Neck, Pohick Bay parks.

Going Where Eagles Soar

No Other Way Out

Fairfax County, VDOT, CSX Railroad at impasse over repair of Gunston Cove Road Bridge.

No Other Way Out

Recommendation: Option Three

Office of Facilities Planning recommends moving Daventry neighborhood into West Springfield High.

Recommendation: Option Three

Honoring a Dedicated Volunteer

Springfield-area man to be recognized for 40 years of volunteer service with Consumer Protection Commission.

Honoring a Dedicated Volunteer

Condo Farms in Lee?

Richmond Highway, Beulah Street, Belvoir dominate proposed Comprehensive Plan changes.

Condo Farms in Lee?

Two Men Confess to Stabbing

Suspects have been charged with the murder of seven Richmond residents

Two Men Confess to Stabbing

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Former Vienna Resident Killed in Iraq

Career soldier Capt. Christopher Petty was one of five killed in an explosion in Najaf.

Former Vienna Resident Killed in Iraq

Senior Living

Senior Living

Monday, January 16

Wide-Ranging Senator

Devolites Davis to introduce bills about elections, transportation and crime during 2006 session.

Wide-Ranging Senator

The Future of Fairfax

Land use, development: clouds on the horizon?

The Future of Fairfax

Wide-Ranging Senator

Devolites Davis to introduce bills about elections, transportation and crime during 2006 session.

Wide-Ranging Senator

Thursday, January 12

Westfield Band Students Remember Laura McBride

Westfield Band Students Remember Laura McBride

Wednesday, January 11

Police Brutality Accusations Leveled

Police Brutality Accusations Leveled

Profile of the Week

Getting To Know ...

Profile of the Week

Freshman Delegate

Marsden brings bipartisanship to General Assembly.

Freshman Delegate

Feds Order Mirant Start Up

Despite problems, power station ordered to start-up.

Feds Order Mirant Start Up

Council Notebook

Council Notebook

Rotarians Treated To Corporate Candor

Smoking dangers are spelled out by a tobacco company.

Rotarians Treated To Corporate Candor

Longtime Reston Activist Dies

Beverly Sharp, 62, died Friday after a long battle with cancer.

Longtime Reston Activist Dies

Pen and Ink

Supervisor's cartoons bring board meetings to life.

Pen and Ink

Whose Line Is it Anyway?

TheatreSports competition tests Fairfax County students' improv skills.

Whose Line Is it Anyway?

Good Shepherd Expands

Renovations, proposed plan amendment will add to Burke parish.

Good Shepherd Expands

Moran to Lead Dems on Transportation

House Democrats focus on constitutional amendments and traffic concerns.

Moran to Lead Dems on Transportation

Off to Richmond

Off to Richmond

Straying from the Beaten Path

Improvised trails off Billy Goat Trail threaten Bear Island Ecology

Straying from the Beaten Path

New Chair for Commission

New Chair for Commission

Virtual Assistance

Local Author Promotes Working from Home

Virtual Assistance

Week in Reston

News Briefs

Week in Reston

Republicans Decide on Process

The Republican candidate for the 33rd State Senate District to be decided on Jan. 16.

Republicans Decide on Process

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Deserved Recognition

Stone Bridge junior recounts her ordeal as she spent a year battling cancer.

Deserved Recognition

Constituents Speak

Residents Focus on Transportation and Public Services

Constituents Speak

Spring Bank Association Forms Watershed Group

Traffic analysis for Kings Crossing development unveiled.

Spring Bank Association Forms Watershed Group

No Place to Go

Restrooms are supposed to be available to passengers at Metro stations, but few are.

No Place to Go

Rust Heads To Richmond

Transportation, balancing the budget will be priorities for General Assembly this session.

Rust Heads To Richmond

Discovery Park Gets Closer

Discovery Park Gets Closer

Independence Employees Looking for Work

More than 2,000 people are left without a job as airline announces closing, but options are available.

Independence Employees Looking for Work

Murder Suspect Deemed Incompetent

Ahmed Deria to stay at Central State Hospital.

Murder Suspect Deemed Incompetent

Hospital Hopeful on Expansion Plans

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital's financial outlook is also brighter.

Hospital Hopeful on Expansion Plans

Board Adopts Budget

Board Increases, Reduces and Adopts Salaries

Board Adopts Budget

Westfield High Mourns Band Director

Laura McBride Dies of Cancer

Westfield High Mourns Band Director

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Just Around the Corner

New developments, services will abound in Lorton, courtesy of new shopping centers set to open this spring.

Just Around the Corner

McClendon Given Probation; Must Make Restitution

McClendon Given Probation; Must Make Restitution

Lanier Funds Approved

Fairfax, Lanier to benefit from the bond money.

Lanier Funds Approved

Profile of the Week

Getting To Know ...

Profile of the Week

Council Addresses Commerce Bank Issues

Council Notebook

Council Addresses Commerce Bank Issues

Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

Man Charged with Indecent Liberties

Teen Is Charged With Murder

Teen Is Charged With Murder

Transportation, Anti-Gang Top Priorities

Marsden brings bipartisanship to General Assembly.

Transportation, Anti-Gang Top Priorities

Representing with Ink

Supervisor's cartoons bring board meetings to life.

Representing with Ink

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

David Bulova stands up for local rights, anti-human trafficking.

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

Warner: "No Execution for Lovitt"

Gov. Warner grants clemency; sentencing Lovitt to life without possibility of release.

Warner: "No Execution for Lovitt"

Setback for Hunter Mill Ban

VDOT rejects bid to ban Hazardous Materials from Hunter Mill Road; officials press for second study.

Setback for Hunter Mill Ban

Rust Heads To Richmond

Transportation, balancing the budget will be priorities for General Assembly this session.

Rust Heads To Richmond

Year in Jail for Assault and Battery

Year in Jail for Assault and Battery

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Charges may be dropped for stabbing of brother.

Murder Suspect Still Incompetent

Roundups

Roundups

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

David Bulova stands up for local rights, anti-human trafficking.

Freshman Delegate Heads to Richmond

CUMC Hosts Health and Wellness Fair

CUMC Hosts Health and Wellness Fair

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

The Price of Teaching

Even with a pay raise, teachers often struggle to make ends meet.

The Price of Teaching

Good Shepherd Expands for Future

Renovations, proposed plan amendment will add to Burke parish.

Good Shepherd Expands for Future

Getting to Know … Vivien Bacon

Getting to Know … Vivien Bacon

The Best of High School Improv

Chantilly High wins countywide TheatreSports contest.

The Best of High School Improv

Shedding Light on Early History

Archaeologist uses finds to learn about Fairfax County's native inhabitants.

Shedding Light on Early History

Briefs

Briefs

Warner: No Execution for Lovitt

Gov. Warner grants clemency, sentencing Lovitt to life without possibiity of release.

Warner: No Execution for Lovitt

Day Labor Protests Persist

Opponents, supporters of Herndon's official hiring center voice opinions.

Day Labor Protests Persist

Art in the Real World

Fairfax Academy brings graduates back for Alumni Career Day.

Art in the Real World

Business Notes

Business Notes

No Change on Hunter Mill

Task Force formally endorses no change in density, advocates recognition of history along Hunter Mill.

No Change on Hunter Mill

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Calendar

Calendar

Toys for Needy Families

Toys for Needy Families

100 King Street: Open Again, At Last

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open Again, At Last

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

Calendar

Calendar

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Volunteer

Volunteer

Faith

Faith

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Students Preview Life After High School

College students return to MVHS to impart words of wisdom.

Students Preview Life After High School

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Life of Helping Others

Local nurse helps victims of Hurricane Katrina in Texas field hospital.

Life of Helping Others

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith

Faith

Volunteering

Volunteering

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Faith

Faith

2006 Looks Good For Alexandria Theater

Both professional and community theaters offer interesting shows this year.

2006 Looks Good For Alexandria Theater

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

With 2006, a new look and new cuisine debut in Old Town.

100 King Street: Open And Welcoming

Faith

Faith

Faith

Faith

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

School Notes

School Notes

Faith

Faith

Bridge Building Exercise

RCC Board conducts annual conference last Saturday.

Bridge Building Exercise

Cabaret Preparations

Students prepare for annual show.

Cabaret Preparations

Five Expectations for 2006

Five Expectations for 2006

Clean Smokestacks Bill Tops Ticer Agenda

Former mayor wants to restrict pollution and encourage pedestrian safety.

Clean Smokestacks Bill Tops Ticer Agenda

Ambitious Freshman Goes to Richmond

Englin files 10 bills and four budget amendments.

Ambitious Freshman Goes to Richmond

City Under Investigation

Justice Department to determine whether City of Fairfax violated religious land-use act.

City Under Investigation

GOP Decides on Process

Republican candidate for the 33rd State Senate District to be decided on Jan. 16.

GOP Decides on Process

Caputo Begins 1st Session

Sully's first Dem elected to state office begins General Assembly session.

Caputo Begins 1st Session

Calendar

Calendar

Health & Fitness

Health & Fitness

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

Profile

Getting To Know ... Teresa Champion

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Leonardo Contardo shares his passion for fine rugs.

The Magic Carpet Cleaner

Volunteering

Volunteering

Camps & Schools

Camps & Schools

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, January 10

McLean Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

At General Assembly public hearing, members of the Hallcrest Heights Homeowner's Association request help from local delegates.

McLean Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

Keene Mill's Word Masters

Students at Keene Mill Elementary School rank among top in nation in vocabulary challenge.

Keene Mill's Word Masters

Man Stabbed in Chest and Back

Man Stabbed in Chest and Back

'The Voice' of Latinos

'The Voice' of Latinos

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

South county residents urged to take action on storm water, school projects.

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

Ice-Dancing Queens

Great Falls wives and moms take on the rigors of ice dancing.

Ice-Dancing Queens

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Airports Authority: Give It Back

Airports Authority: Give It Back

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony.

Building and Opening Bridges

Ice-Dancing Queens

Great Falls wives and moms take on the rigors of ice dancing.

Ice-Dancing Queens

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

South county residents urged to take action on storm water, school projects

Taking Advantage of an Opportunity

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

A Tragic End

Friends remember Janina Price as a devoted wife, mother and friend.

A Tragic End

They're On the Case

Langley High School's AP Government class present the school's 14th Annual Case Day.

They're On the Case

School Officials Propose Adding Arabic and Chinese

If adopted, a countywide, after-school program taught by college professors would begin in the fall.

School Officials Propose Adding Arabic and Chinese

Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

At General Assembly public hearing, members of the Hallcrest Heights Homeowner's Association request help from local delegates.

Residents Pursue Sound Barrier

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Theatrical Dance Students Take the Stage

Luse Keys in to Strathmore Program

Luse Keys in to Strathmore Program

Ready for Richmond

General Assembly session starts this week, focusing on taxes, transportation concerns.

Ready for Richmond

Building and Opening Bridges

Interstate 95 Northbound bridge of the Springfield Interchange opened with fanfare, ceremony

Building and Opening Bridges

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

Murtha Discusses Troop Redeployment

Congressman expounds on war stance during contentious town hall meeting in Ballston

Murtha Discusses Troop Redeployment

Moran Works to Retain Defense Agencies

Language in defense bill demands explanation of new anti-terrorism building standards

Moran Works to Retain Defense Agencies

Parks, Police and Property Rights

A short laundry list prompted some extended discussion at Monday's Town Council meeting.

Parks, Police and Property Rights

Prepping for General Assembly

Transportation funding, immigration and gay marriage are expected to be the most contentious issues in Richmond this year.

Prepping for General Assembly

Redefining Forensics at Churchill

Redefining Forensics at Churchill

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Community

Community

People

People

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Real Estate

Real Estate

Volunteering

Volunteering

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Images of Faith

Tapestries at Temple B'nai Shalom depict months, values of congregation.

Images of Faith

This Week in Potomac 1-11-06

This Week in Potomac 1-11-06

Life on the Street

After hurricane Katrina, pets proliferate in Southern Mississippi

Life on the Street

Vienna Man Killed in Iraq

Loved ones remember Ayman Taha, who studied economics before joining the Army Special Forces.

Vienna Man Killed in Iraq

Calendar 1-11-06

Calendar 1-11-06

School House Rocks Commission Meeting

The fates of the Oakton School House and the Payne General Store appear to be sealed after last Wednesday's meeting of the Fairfax County History Commission.

School House Rocks Commission Meeting

Health Notes

Health Notes

County Looks to Expand Stock of Affordable Housing

Board Members outline new initiatives during Civic Federation meeting

County Looks to Expand Stock of Affordable Housing

A Tragic End

Friends remember Janina Price as a devoted wife, mother and friend.

A Tragic End

They're On the Case

Langley High School's AP Government class present the school's 14th Annual Case Day.

They're On the Case

Health

Health

Finding The Space

New concert, practice venue for musicians opens in Springfield.

Finding The Space

Schools

Schools

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Senior Living

Senior Living

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Business

Business

Monday, January 9

LoGrande’s Garage Approved

Application for variance still pending.

LoGrande’s Garage Approved

Lawmakers To (Hopefully) Tackle Transportation

Reston's legislators tell business leaders that help may be on the horizon for the region's traffic woes.

Lawmakers To (Hopefully) Tackle Transportation

Thursday, January 5

Looking Back on School's Milestones

Schools Celebrate Accomplishments

Looking Back on School's Milestones

Donor Matches Funds

Donor Matches Funds

Learning About Academy

Parents, Students Encouraged to Attend Sessions

Learning About Academy

Discussing Issues Over Eggs

Chamber of Commerce Hosts Delegates, Asks Questions

Discussing Issues Over Eggs

Schools Gauge the Future

Schools Expect More Money and More Students

Schools Gauge the Future

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Health Notes

Calendar

Calendar

Health Notes

Health Notes

Wednesday, January 4

Amending the County Plan

Residents, county staff discuss language that will guide development of Lorton land.

Amending the County Plan

Briefs

Briefs

Worth Noting

Worth Noting

Year in Review (Part II)

Year in Review (Part II)

New Stores Open at RTC

New Stores Open at RTC

Getting To Know ...

Getting To Know ...

Fifth Murder Marks End of the Year

Inner City housing project becomes murder scene a second time.

Fifth Murder Marks End of the Year

Reston Man Stabbed on Christmas Eve

Victim, 21, stabbed on a path behind Hunters Woods Shopping Center.

Reston Man Stabbed on Christmas Eve

Justice Delayed

Phillip Thurman was jailed 20 years for a crime he did not commit.

Justice Delayed

Preservationists Lose Battle

Preservationists Lose Battle

Saying Farewell

After almost 40 years of business, House of Lance Salon closes on New Year's Eve.

Saying Farewell

Top Ten News Stories of 2005

Top Ten News Stories of 2005

Sheriff Lawhorne Takes Oath of Office

Sheriff Lawhorne Takes Oath of Office

Year in Review (Part I)

Year in Review (Part I)

State Legislators Brief Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber

Tug of war predicted over transportation, budget.

State Legislators Brief Mt. Vernon-Lee Chamber

Briefs

Briefs

Goodbye 2005, Hello 2006

Restonians considered changes in land use, governance and transportation in 2005.

Goodbye 2005, Hello 2006

Issues Facing Loudoun in 2006

Issues Facing Loudoun in 2006

Change of Rules a Compromise?

The new rules of order ask the chairman and the vice chairman to work together on setting the agenda.

Change of Rules a Compromise?

South County Area's Evolution Continues

APR nominations, proposals for the redevelopment of the former prison site will change the look of area.

South County Area's Evolution Continues

South County Area's Evolution

APR nominations, proposals for the redevelopment of the former prison site will change the look of area.

South County Area's Evolution

Top Stories in Mount Vernon for 2005

Development started, but will continue in year ahead.

Top Stories in Mount Vernon for 2005

Looking Back

New ownership for Springfield Mall, continued progress on Mixing Bowl top stories for 2005.

Looking Back

No Rebate

Board of Supervisors votes down the tax return.

No Rebate

2005: Beginnings and Endings

2005: Beginnings and Endings

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Board Adopts a Construction Plan

School Board Adopts a Plan to Build and Renovate Schools

Board Adopts a Construction Plan

Remembering the Highlights of 2005

Remembering the Highlights of 2005

Robbery Suspect Shot On Route 1

Suspect in stable condition after attempting to flee.

Robbery Suspect Shot On Route 1

2005 Marks Departures, New Beginnings for Mount Vernon

Area shared in joys, lent a hand in crisis and celebrated anniversaries.

2005 Marks Departures, New Beginnings for Mount Vernon

Sen. Mims Steps Down

Resignation of a state senator means another election for a part of Loudoun County.

Sen. Mims Steps Down

Auld Lang Syne

New Year's activities throughout downtown Fairfax welcome Jan. 1, 2006.

Auld Lang Syne

Moving Forward

As the new year begins so do new visions for the town.

Moving Forward

First New Year's Baby

First New Year's Baby

Highlights of 2005

Highlights of 2005

Korean Church Presents Revised, Updated Plans

Korean Church Presents Revised, Updated Plans

Looking Forward

Renovations, new driving patterns on menu for 2006.

Looking Forward

Second Man Charged with 1991 Rape

Second Man Charged with 1991 Rape

Herndon Resident Hoarding Dogs

Fox Mill resident voluntarily releases 31 dogs to Fairfax County Animal Shelter at request of animal control.

Herndon Resident Hoarding Dogs

New Buildings Change the Local Look

2005: The Year in Review

New Buildings Change the Local Look

Week in Herndon

Week in Herndon

Scout to Scout — Life to Life

Coolness under stress proves to be a life saver.

Scout to Scout — Life to Life

RYA Awards

RYA Awards

Knolls of Newgate Redevelopment

Plan for property has both good and bad sides.

Knolls of Newgate Redevelopment

Roundups

Roundups

Getting To Know ..

Getting To Know ..

Ten Things to Look For in 2006

Ten Things to Look For in 2006

Fannon Property To Become Townhouse Condos

First 2006 Planning Commission meeting stirs no controversy

Fannon Property To Become Townhouse Condos

Making Good On Promises

Council continues to move forward with ribbon cuttings and ground breaking.

Making Good On Promises

Family Mourns Laura Harsh's Death at 37

Family Mourns Laura Harsh's Death at 37

Man Charged with Burglary, Abduction

Man Charged with Burglary, Abduction

Changes Bring Identity to South County

New secondary school, progress on Lorton Prison Site highlight 2005.

Changes Bring Identity to South County

Another Look at Proposals

County staff, nominators discuss changes to Comprehensive Plan.

Another Look at Proposals

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Woodson Won’t Run Again

City Council member decides not to seek a third term.

Woodson Won’t Run Again

Mackay Named To Head Office of Historic Alexandria

Mackay Named To Head Office of Historic Alexandria

Business Notes

Business Notes

Briefs

Briefs

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Nathan W. Cheatham, 27, had a history of mental problems and drug abuse.

McLean Man Kills Four, Self

Setting Priorities

Reston's state legislators prepare for 2006 General Assembly session.

Setting Priorities

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

200 Candles

Major revitalization project marked city's bicentennial year.

200 Candles

December Sales Helped Merchants

Despite last minute spike in sales, Alexandria merchants want free parking returned

December Sales Helped Merchants

Scout To Scout — Life To Life

Coolness under stress proves to be a lifesaver.

Scout To Scout — Life To Life

Classes & Workshops

Classes & Workshops

Business

Business

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

First Books distributes books and New Hope Church delivers gifts.

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

December Saved The Year

Alexandria retail merchants want free parking returned.

December Saved The Year

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

First Books distributes books and New Hope Church delivers gifts.

Holidays Made Brighter for Bryant Teens

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

ODBC Hosts 'Polar Burr Plunge'

Documenting Independence at Home

A film by Rolling Productions features accessibility success stories.

Documenting Independence at Home

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

People's Favorite 'Green' Business

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

People

People

December Saved The Year

Alexandria retail merchants want free parking returned.

December Saved The Year

December Sales Helped Merchants

Despite last minute spike in sales, Alexandria merchants want free parking returned

December Sales Helped Merchants

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Whole Foods Donates To Recreation

Amending the County Plan

Residents, county staff discuss language that will guide development of Lorton land.

Amending the County Plan

Getting To Know ..

Getting To Know ..

Year of Changes

Comprehensive Plan brush-up, construction projects, animal hoarding topped this year's headlines.

Year of Changes

Zimmerman Elected Board Chairman

Lays out priorities for year-long term

Zimmerman Elected Board Chairman

Getting To Know...

Getting To Know...

State Legislators Brief Mt.Vernon-Lee Chamber

A tug of war predicted over transportation and the budget.

State Legislators Brief Mt.Vernon-Lee Chamber

Changes Bring Identity to South County

New secondary school, progress on Lorton Prison Site highlight 2005.

Changes Bring Identity to South County

Herndon High Help

Herndon High Help

No Raise for Council

City Council throws out motion to double annual salary.

No Raise for Council

Holiday Help

Holiday Help

County Staff Recommend Denial of Korean Church

County Staff Recommend Denial of Korean Church

Springfield Ripe for Change

APR Nominations, possible renovations at Springfield Mall expected in 2006.

Springfield Ripe for Change

Saying Farewell

After almost 40 years of business, House of Lance Salon closes on New Year's Eve.

Saying Farewell

Getting to Know The Stiefvaters

Profile

Getting to Know The Stiefvaters

Faith Notes

Faith Notes

Tuesday, January 3

Looking Back on 2005

Forest conservation, special education draw attention in 2005. Council reins in property taxes; School Board answers concerns on Seven Locks.

Looking Back on 2005

Crime in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Crime in 2005

Residents Complain About Windover

Windover Heights residents brought complaints, and the council approved various purchases.

Residents Complain About Windover

Collision on Seven Locks

Collision on Seven Locks

House Burns to Ground In McLean

House Burns to Ground In McLean

World Events Turn Local in 2005

2005 Year in Review

World Events Turn Local in 2005

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Friends and family of Sheila Cheatham and her son Nathan remember them in happier times.

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Looking Back on 2005

Field controversies, generous land donations and fund-raising efforts make up the bulk of news in McLean and Great Falls.

Looking Back on 2005

Land Use in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Land Use in 2005

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Looking Back, Looking Ahead

House Burns to the Ground in McLean

House Burns to the Ground in McLean

Looking Back on 2005

Field controversies, generous land donations and fund-raising efforts make up the bulk of news in McLean and Great Falls.

Looking Back on 2005

Transportation in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Transportation in 2005

County and State Government in 2005

2005 Year in Review

County and State Government in 2005

Business Notes

Business Notes

Looking Forward, Looking Back

Looking Forward, Looking Back

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Fine Arts Scene

Fine Arts Scene

Calendar

Calendar

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Volunteering

Volunteering

Ongoing

Ongoing

Calendar

Calendar

Volunteering

Volunteering

Pet of the Week

Pet of the Week

Real Estate

Real Estate

Health

Health

Health

Health

Health

Health

Ongoing Events

Ongoing Events

Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Health

Health

Health

Health

Health

Health

Senior Living

Senior Living

Faith

Faith

Parks and the Outdoors in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Parks and the Outdoors in 2005

Deaths in 2005

2005 Year in Review

Deaths in 2005

Victim Will Be Missed by Many

Friends and family recall happy times with Chris Buro.

Victim Will Be Missed by Many

Week in Loudoun

Week in Loudoun

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

Friends and family of Sheila Cheatham and her son Nathan remember them in happier times.

A Mother Who Did Everything Right

This Week in Potomac 1-4-06

This Week in Potomac 1-4-06

Weekly Calendar 1-4-06

Weekly Calendar 1-4-06

Ongoing Calendar

Ongoing Calendar

Monday, January 2

A Reluctant Activist

One year after stepdaughter's death, Debbie Sausville speaks out to help Fairfax County Police with 'Safe December' program.

A Reluctant Activist

A Reluctant Activist

One year after stepdaughter's death, Debbie Sausville speaks out to help Fairfax County Police with 'Safe December' program.

A Reluctant Activist