Wednesday, February 28
Clock momentarily pauses for the proposed Reston Planned Residential Community (PRC) Zoning Ordinance.
Music, arts, theatre events flourish in the Town of Herndon and Oak Hill.
Meeting is Thursday, March 8 at the Herndon Community Center.
The property is on the landing site of the new Silver Line Station.
Will act in a special advisory role effective March 1, 2018.
Tuesday, February 27
Just say yes to $400 million, thousands of jobs and health care for 300,000.
County executive proposes budget that fully funds schools and compensation for employees.
Increased availability behind bars, but no tax breaks during back-to-school week.
Several lawmakers from Northern Virginia arrived in Richmond this year hoping to push a cause known as menstrual equity — making sure that feminine hygiene products are affordable, safe and available. But success has been mixed.
Animal Services and Adoption Center offers variety of pets.
Historian shares research on African American workers in 1938-1942.
Two Men and a Truck moves into Potomac area.
Songwriting competition at Bethesda Blues & Jazz Club on Friday.
Job loss mingled with pay raises.
Despite concerns about project size, townhouses at 11th & Vermont are unanimously approved by County Board.
New location offers access to primary care 5 days a week.
Monday, February 26
Oakcrest School’s production of ‘Little Women.’
Nowruz Festival to be held March 18, 2018 at Tysons Corner Center.
McLean Community Players presents Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy at Great Falls Grange.
Friday, February 23
Singer Roz White to perform at MetroStage in Alexandria.
Story of Queen Elizabeth’s behind-the-scenes meetings with her prime ministers.
City Celebrates Washington’s 286th Birthday.
Thursday, February 22
Jinks’ proposal fully funds schools budget.
Crowds throng to George and Martha Washington’s tomb for ceremony.
Aldersgate Day School holds own Winter Olympics.
Training and rollout began Feb. 19 in Mount Vernon, Mason, and Reston districts.
FY19 budget proposal shows insufficient long-term revenues.
More than 50 people meet at Robinson Secondary School in Burke on Feb. 17, 2018.
Public Works, Transportation, Fire and Police CIP proposals.
Councilman Jeff Greenfield not running for reelection.
“Avenue Q” appearing at the Workhouse.
$190 million project of 352 residential units being built on 80 acres at the former Lorton Prison complex.
Politicians discuss Virginia General Assembly in front of more than a dozen people.
Seniors learn about opportunities to serve their community.
Fortner and Hill are recognized for lifesaving actions.
Wednesday, February 21
Democrats still need to flip one more GOP senator to make it happen.
Usually it’s the state Senate that leads on progressive issues, and the House of Delegates kind of drags its feet. Not this year.
Democrats unable to gain traction on reform, despite new numbers in House.
When lawmakers arrived in Richmond last month, Democrats were hopeful that they would be able to use their new numbers to gain some traction on the gun debate. Now that the session is half over and the nation is reeling from yet another mass shooting, very little of their agenda has been accomplished at the Capitol.
‘The Farnsworth Invention’ at 1st Stage
Fortune 500 Company takes the last office space in Reston’s urban core.
Training and rollout beginning Monday, Feb. 19 in the Reston, Mason, and Mount Vernon districts.
Herndon High School's Cabaret "Back To Broadway 2018" is Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23-24.
St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac Parish hosts Chili Cookoff.
Bartlett Tree Experts adopts Travilah Oak.
Lockhouse 10 opens for Black History Month program.
Holy Child offers sensory-friendly version of its annual school musical.
Tuesday, February 20
Long Branch Nature Center rings in Chinese New Year.
Fight continues for integration of students with disabilities into new Wilson School site.
Arlington Thrive inspires local residents to give their best.
“Shape of the Region” Conference reviews area’s Opportunity Index and gathers leaders to discuss successes and challenges.
Local educators suggest books to read in celebration of African American History Month.
Protesters at NRA headquarters decry killings, demand lawmakers pass laws to stem gun violence.
Perhaps this time might be different.
February Is National Pet Dental Health Month.
Show features mentally challenged characters who are funny and poignant.
Monday, February 19
Through the arts, local congregation invests in Alexandria’s public life and culture.
Local resident shares battle with autoimmune disorder.
The long goodbye to Alexandria’s Ramsey Homes.
Acclaimed Alexandria musician returns home for concert honoring Black History Month.
Council reviews fees affecting boxing club.
Alexandria takes electric buses for a test drive.
Some 400 people attend PTA-sponsored event with international buffet, booths, and entertainment.
55 Bryant students receive diplomas at winter commencement.
In January, 2018, 54 homes sold between $1,240,000-$211,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.
Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 83 Springfield homes sold between $902,739-$173,000.
Springfield Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 67 Reston homes sold between $1,350,000-$175,000.
Reston Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 84 homes sold between $922,000-$111,000 in the Mount Vernon area.
Mount Vernon Home Sales: January, 2018
Pamela Mathieson of Burke Commons wins third place in Uber & 90 Seconds Short Film Festival.
In January, 2018, 41 homes sold between $1,362,470-$214,000 in the Oak Hill and Herndon area.
Oak Hill and Herndon Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 49 Fairfax homes sold between $1,490,000-$155,000.
Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 12 homes sold between $762,000-$217,000 in the Chantilly area.
Chantilly Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 36 homes sold between $1,210,000-$150,000 in the Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton area.
Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 67 Centreville homes sold between $1,100,000-$179,000.
Centreville Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 16 Burke homes sold between $698,000-$295,000.
Burke Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 155 Arlington homes sold between $2,775,000-$102,000.
Arlington Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 143 Alexandria homes sold between $3,125,000-$107,000.
Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2018
Attorney Ben Glass launches $13,000 initiative to change culture of high school soccer.
200 people attend meeting on silt and dredging options.
Area residents help Stuff the Bus for hungry families.
Schools, Parks and Recreation, share their CIP proposals.
Diana Jenkins oversees Fairfax United Methodist Church Preschool.
Sunday, February 18
With the children out of the nest, Shafer Dobry is re-embracing her passion for fiber arts in a basement studio.
Using décor to make a table pop.
Saturday, February 17
Friday, February 16
In January, 2018, 80 homes sold between $12,000,000-$189,000 in the McLean and Falls Church area.
McLean Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 14 Great Falls homes sold between $1,375,000-$550,000.
Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2018
In January, 2018, 32 Potomac homes sold between $3,650,000-$300,000.
Potomac Home Sales: January, 2018
Thursday, February 15
Antique Center’s owner and dealers look to the future.
Extreme position on House floor enjoys a storied history.
As a freshman delegate in 1978, Ken Plum was assigned a desk in the far corner on the Democratic side of the House of Delegates — seat 17. It wasn’t the best vantage point in the House because about a third of the Republican members were totally out of view. The senior members took the seats at the back of the chamber near the center, sticking Plum in the corner.
Wednesday, February 14
Eva Schloss, the 88-year-old step-sister of Anne Frank, speaks at GMU.
Groundbreaking ceremony held Sunday for $17.2 million campus expansion.
Charger Innovation Lab is on the horizon at Chantilly High.
Local resident Scott Poole happy to be Chantilly High’s principal.
So what's your interest?
Reston Association Board Election
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recognizes their talents.
Applications for Herndon's Historic Ellmore Farmhouse under administrative review.
Consultant recommends Town move forward with neither submitted proposal accepted.
Winter Olympics Theme Day at the Nysmith School.
Tuesday, February 13
Maame Biney, 18, of South Lakes High School makes quarterfinals.
Join in postcard campaign supporting county’s public libraries.
Haley Skarupa on U.S. Women’s Hockey Team.
Wayside Elementary students participate in service project.
AFAC holds spring garden kick-off
Despite concerns about project size, townhouses at 11th & Vermont are unanimously approved by Planning Commission.
Two McLean next door neighbors win Gatorade Player of the Year and will play D1 sports.
Club donates $6,000 to local charities.
Monday, February 12
Neighbors worry about the inevitable surge of traffic and noise to their corner of Great Falls.
Environment and Parks Committee reacts to County’s plans for local watershed improvements.
Great Falls resident Nelda LaTeef writes and illustrates her children’s books.
Ferdinand T. Day: A Champion of Champions
Senior Services of Alexandria to Host a Senior Employment and Volunteer Speaker Series
Area churches offer ashes at local transportation spots.
Advisory group considers financing and policy tools for public housing.
Department of Community and Human Services shifts services towards the West End.
Final southern waterfront development approved.
Storck hosts local dignitaries; exhibit hall with 70 exhibitors.
Sunday, February 11
Virginia Opera presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”
Springfield’s Dawn Tarter wins lottery to race up 1,576 steps, or one-fifth a vertical mile.
Burke Historical Society’s Brian Slawski gives a tour on Burkes around the world.
People flocked to last weekend’s Taste of Chocolate at the Fairfax Chocolate Lovers Festival.
Development, tax base and the future.
Developer anticipates groundbreaking this month.
Westfield High presents musical comedy, “Avenue Q.”
Saturday, February 10
Friday, February 9
What to eat when fighting the flu.
Senate panel takes action limiting one kind of high-interest loan, leaving loophole for another.
By this time next year, high-interest lenders may be prohibited from making consumer finance loans — at least ones they find profitable at 200 percent interest. So that loophole may be closed by the end of the General Assembly session. But it seems likely lawmakers will leave Richmond this year creating no restrictions on open-end lines of credit, raising concern among some that lawmakers are playing a game of whack-a-mole.
Social justice issues discussed at the First Baptist Church of Vienna.
Liberty District Wrestling Tournament held at McLean High School.
A program at Forestville Elementary gives students self-confidence through dance.
Wednesday, February 7
Dr. Robert Nirschl wins the 2017 Mayo Clinic Distinguished Alumni Award.
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers recognized powerful and innovative works.
Herndon Parks and Recreation Department offers an enchanted evening at their "Father Daughter Dance."
Herndon institution opens Buffalo Wing and Beer Garden.
Proceeds will benefit the operation of the organization.
Tickets available for the 52nd Annual Recognition Banquet.
Willard’s Real Pit BBQ: A perfect setting for a super-casual meal.
The who, what, where, when, and how as 13 individuals vie for four seats of the RA Board of Directors.
Rev. LaVerne Gill’s book profiles individuals who went through the struggles of early Reston and still love it and believe in it.
Board of Supervisors Public Hearing scheduled for March 6.
Special guests include HRH Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia.
Year of the Dog at Potomac Community Recreation Center.
Filing deadline is Feb. 27.
World premiere musical with Robbie Schaefer of the band, Eddie From Ohio.
Tuesday, February 6
Annual event benefits Arlington Food Assistance Center.
Arlington County Board approves Phase II of Market Common.
Being an activist can take many forms.
Interim superintendent gets raise.
Council and School Board consider political will necessary to work together.
Monday, February 5
Arlington moves forward with bridge park, but Alexandria lags behind.
School Board wrestles with how best its budget should communicate its needs.
“Our move is now complete.”
Housing Affordability in peril along Route 1; Alfred Street Baptist Church redevelopment moves forward.
Grassroots Alexandria steps up.
Community organizing groups press U.S. mayors on gun safety.
Five nominees “represent the heart and soul of Del Ray”
Residents concerned transportation revitalization could leave Mount Vernon affordability in the dust.
Noelle Brinley of Terra Centre Elementary retires after 33 years.
Chocolate Lovers Festival is this weekend.
Fairfax Regional Library celebrates a decade at North Street.
Area residents help Stuff the Bus to fill food pantry.
Guns, redistricting, healthcare, and zoning are biggest concerns at Vienna Town Hall meeting.
Crowds swarm into McLean High School to sample 19 chocolate vendors’ creations.
Saturday, February 3
Cooper Middle School Eighth Graders Win Arts, Science Awards; Science Olympiad Team Participates in Tournament
Exciting evening of basketball at McLean High.
Friday, February 2
Thursday, February 1
Presented by the Chabad centers of Northern Virginia.
Details of immigrant stories differ but the roller coaster of stress and uncertainty is the same.
Local tastemakers offer thoughtful giving suggestions.
County considers vacant office space repurposing guidelines; public offers some “good ideas.
Lawmakers reject bill that would have required governor’s school to admit poor students.