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Arlington Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 222 Arlington homes sold between $1,954,000-$6,000.

Arlington Home Sales: March, 2015

Alexandria Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 200 Alexandria homes sold between $3,600,000-$98,700.

Alexandria Home Sales: March, 2015

Potomac Home Sales: March, 2015

In March, 2015, 37 Potomac homes sold between $2,725,000-$425,000.

Potomac Home Sales: March, 2015

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Nordstrom Rack Opens at Springfield Town Center

Seattle-based family clothing retailer Nordstrom will open the 176th location of its Nordstrom Rack discounted store at Springfield Town Center.

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West Springfield Theatre Presents 'Merrily We Roll Along'

For a group of high school drama students full of hopes and dreams for the future, the message in performing a show where the tragic consequences of poor decisions are played out over the course of 20 years isn’t lost on them.

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Growing Expectations: 2015 SpringFest Fairfax at the Workhouse Center

An Earth Day celebration wouldn’t be complete without ponies and food trucks. At least the combined Earth Day and Arbor Day event in Fairfax County, known as SpringFest Fairfax, wouldn’t.

Fairfax County Task Force to Recommend Sexual Assault Education Reforms

Fairfax County is examining how it prepares students to prevent and respond to sexual assault. In December, Supervisor John Cook (R-Braddock) brought forward a board matter concerning sexual assault culture. County staff responded in March with a report that assesses what Fairfax County Public Schools is doing in this area.

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Community Foundation for Northern Virginia Gives Grants to Local Nonprofits

The Community Foundation for Northern Virginia announced the winners of its 2015 Community Investment Grants. The organizations, all of which provide support in critical areas of need throughout Northern Virginia, have received grants that will further their impact on the health, education, and general well-being of neighbors, communities, and the entire region.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: April 17-19

Weekend events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon April 17-19

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Centreville/Chantilly Weekend Fun: April 18-19

Weekend Events for April 18-19

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Arlington Weekend Fun: April 17-19

Events in Arlington for April 17-19

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Potomac Weekend Fun: April 17-19

Events in Potomac April 17-19

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Democrats Debate for District Supervisor

South County Federation hosts supervisor candidates’ forum.

Members of the South County Federation civic association welcomed the four Democratic candidates to replace Gerry Hyland as Mount Vernon District supervisor for a debate during their April 14 meeting in the South County High School Library.

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‘Blue Sky’ Projects: Build or Renovate?

Fairfax County Public Schools hosts Region 3 community meeting.

Mount Vernon residents Cathy Hosek and Shelly Good-Cook spent their Wednesday night in the Hayfield Secondary School cafeteria, engaging in discussion about how to improve their area schools and community.

Mount Vernon: All-State Outfielder Zyzyk Transitions to Catcher

Towson signee changed positions to help team.

Ten months removed from a trip to the Conference 13 championship game, the Mount Vernon softball team prepared to enter the 2015 season anchored by all-state outfielder Stormy Zyzyk and promising young pitcher Susannah Anderson.

Letter: Fairfax Won’t Charge Officer

Letter to the Editor

This is a story of two governments handling of whether to hold police officers accountable when they have clear evidence the officer shot and killed an unarmed citizen.

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Little League Opening Day in Mount Vernon

It was a day to “play ball” and 1,200 boys and girls showed up in Mount Vernon to do just that. Saturday, April 11, was opening day for the Fort Hunt, Alexandria-Potomac and Woodlawn Little Leagues.

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Mount Vernon Woods Elementary Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Supervisors congratulate Mount Vernon Woods on 50-year milestone.

Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School students turned the Board of Supervisors auditorium into a concert hall Tuesday morning, April 7.

Mount Vernon Crime Report for the Week of April 15

The following incidents were reported by the Mount Vernon District Police Station.

Citizens Divided over Development’s Impact

While earlier meetings on the Robinson Terminal South Development tended to primarily pit local citizens against city staff and representatives from EYA, the developer, the proposal of four special use permits for the development drew a mix of reactions at the April 9 Planning Commission Special Public Hearing. After a presentation explaining the changes made to the site, the public responded with some in favor of the proposed buildings, some opposed, and many expressing opinions somewhere in between. Following the public discussion, the Planning Commission ultimately voted unanimously to approve the special use permits for the site.