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Arlington: Marymount Farmers Market Opens

The Marymount Farmers Market opened despite a steady rain on Saturday, May 21.

Reston: Surfing, Yoga, Films, Chalk, Blues and Ukes at Lake Anne

Lake Anne announces summer events schedule.

Lake Anne Plaza announced its line-up of new and popular summer events to take place on the Plaza.

Commentary: Legal Meaning of Sex Discrimination

Recently Attorney General Mark Herring issued an official opinion at my request and the requests of others as to the meaning of sex discrimination under Virginia law.

Herndon Garden Tour

Garden Tour approaches: Saturday, June 18, noon to 4 p.m.

Herndon enjoys cultivating community initiative. This year’s 2016 Herndon Garden Tour on Saturday, June 18 from noon to 4 p.m. is one budding example.

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Get Involved: Herndon’s Future Downtown

The Herndon Town Council wants the public’s feedback on two potential proposals for Town’s downtown.

Vienna Crime Reports

Notable incidents from the Vienna Police report from May 20-26.

Letter: The Price of Littering

To the Editor

Did you know $11.5 billion is spent every year to clean up litter.

Week in McLean

Weekly happenings in McLean.

Week in Great Falls

Weekly report from around Great Falls

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'Carter One, Carter Two' Lead Centreville to Win Over Madison

Senior Bach homers, junior Egbers throws two-hit shutout.

The Centreville baseball team defeated Madison on Friday in the 6A North region quarterfinals.

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Alexandria Obituary: Captain Ryan Wojtanowski

Poet Laureate suffers massive heart attack.

Captain Ryan Wojtanowski, longtime head captain of the Dandy Dinner Boats in Alexandria, died suddenly May 26 after suffering a massive heart attack.

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Potomac Weekend Fun: May 27-June 5


Events near Potomac, Md.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: May 27-June 5


Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: May 27-June 5


Events in Arlington Co., Va.

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Clifton 5K a Success Despite Weather

Residents come together for night of running and fun despite poor weather.

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Fairfax: Promoting Native Plants

Volunteers plant 2,000 plants, 48 different species -- one-third grasses and two-thirds wild flowers.

Some 40 volunteers planted a pollinator meadow for two days last week on one acre of land adjacent to the Fairfax County Government Center in Fairfax.

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Fairfax: Mischief and Spies

Providence Players present comedy ‘Red Herring.’

Just in time to help divert an audience to escape from the real world comes “Red Herring” from the Providence Players.

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Meet Fairfax City Fire Chief John O’Neal.

Sporting nearly three decades of experience, John O’Neal became chief of the City of Fairfax Fire Department in January. But he wanted to be a firefighter ever since he was a boy, growing up in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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Burke and Springfield: History in Basements

Nathaniel Lee’s book inspires new look at railroads.

Nathaniel Lee was always inspired by the long history of trains and railroads. As a child he stumbled upon an abandoned train station while exploring the woods of Northern Virginia. “I grew up next to the railroad.

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Community Forum Series Focuses on Disability Services

For those unable to attend the Fairfax Area Disability Service Board’s monthly meetings, June will be an opportunity to voice concerns in person to board members regarding community disability services.