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Reston Crime Reports

Notable Incidents from Nov. 17-20

Notable incidents from Nov. 17-20

Commentary: More on Session Agenda

Kenneth R. “Ken” Plum/State Delegate (D-36)

The General Assembly will convene for its regular session on Jan. 13.

Opinion: Finding Oil

In a world darkened by violence and despair, candles will soon light up the night.

Herndon Crime Reports

Notable Incidents from Nov. 9-15

Notable Incidents from Nov. 9-15

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Teaching Empathy at Floris

Floris students complete 8-week young philanthropists workshop.

At 8:15 a.m. on a drizzly Thursday morning, fifteen youngsters from the fourth, fifth and sixth grades at Floris Elementary School in Herndon gathered in the school’s “Little Theater” to receive certificates for the successful completion of their 8-week Touching Heart (TH) young philanthropists workshop.

Week in Vienna

Local happenings in Vienna.

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Church Street Stroll to Kick-Off Holiday Season

Before the holiday season gets too hectic with items to buy, wrap, send, make, bake, and return, you can enjoy a traditional, relaxed, and charming kick-off to the holiday season at Vienna’s Church Street Holiday Stroll from 6-9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 30.

Letter: An Inspiring Message

To the Editor

I am fortunate to consider Craig Parisot a friend. I know that Craig is deeply humbled to have had the support of so many in our community.

Vienna Crime Reports

Incidents from Nov. 13-19.

Notable incidents from Nov. 13-19.

Langley High Orchestra to Perform British Classics, Hold Silent Auction

The Langley High School Orchestra presents a concert of British Classics on Tuesday, Dec. 1, at 7 p.m.

Letter: Entering Into the Arena

To the Editor

Theodore Roosevelt once said that the credit belongs to those who are in the arena. Craig Parisot should be commended for stepping into the arena in what he knew would be a tough fight.

Week in McLean

McLean new briefs

Tysons Partnership Expands Programs and Reach

Tysons Partnership announced the formation of three teams to build engagement, share best practices and turbo-charge a vibrant community:

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Potomac School Senior to Play Lacrosse at Boston College

Sheila Rietano, a senior at The Potomac School, has signed her national letter of intent to play Division I lacrosse for Boston College.

McLean Crime Reports

Notable incidents from Nov. 17-20

Notable incidents from Nov. 17-20

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Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce to Host Regional Women's Leadership Forum

On Dec. 2, the Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Women's Leadership Forum. The theme of this year's summit is "Intentional Success in 2016--It's Your Time!"

Ryan Laughrey Becomes Eagle Scout

Boy Scout Troop 673, sponsored by the Great Falls United Methodist Men, recently promoted a new Eagle Scout, Ryan Laughrey, on Nov. 12.

Letter: Women Inspiring Women in Sports

To the Editor

After seeing the article, "Area Coaches to be Honored for Work Empowering Girls," I could not help but think how great it is to see women inspiring women in sports.

Award-winning Author Comes Home to Celebrate New Novel

On Thursday evening, Dec. 17, Great Falls resident Laura Elliott will discuss her newest book, “DaVinci’s Tiger,” and describe the intricate process of researching and writing the book.

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Deer Return to Great Falls Backyards

Deer management education event held Nov. 21 at the Great Falls Farmers Market

Deer bucks are out, antlers and all, marking the launch of mating season.