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Lunch with Santa, Caroling and Fun

City of Fairfax rings in the holiday season.

For festive fun for the whole family, the City of Fairfax is the place to be.

Letter: Chairman Bulova Supportive of Springfield Senior Center

To the Editor

On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, Fairfax County Chairman Sharon Bulova pledged to more than forty senior demonstrators that she would work on getting permanent facility(ies) for the Burke/West Springfield Senior Center Without Walls (BWSSCWoW), particularly with the possibility of an addition to the Pohick Regional Library renovation.

Fizzy Rockets and Lost on the Moon at Irving Middle

The subject of aerospace isn’t usually associated with 11 to 14 year-olds laughing and chasing rubber band powered foam “rockets.”

Youssef Zeroual of Weichert, Realtors’ Burke/Fairfax Station Office Recognized for Success in October

Bruce Green, regional vice president of Weichert, Realtors, announced that sales associate Youssef Zeroual of the Burke/Fairfax Station office was individually recognized for his exceptional industry success during the month of October.

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Children's Classic Comes to Life, and the Story Behind the Madness is Revealed ...

Have you ever had a dream so whimsical that it swept you away to another world?

Obituary: Peggy Jane Magtutu, 77, Dies

Peggy Jane Magtutu (a.k.a. Tu Tu), 77, of Cross Junction, Va., passed away on Monday, Nov. 16 in Blue Ridge Hospice Inpatient Care Center.

Woodson Student Named Photography Finalist in YoungArts Foundation Competition

Rebeca Posadas-Nava, a student at Woodson High School, has been named a 2016 National YoungArts Foundation finalist in photography.

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“Fairfax County’s Founding Fathers” Revisited at History Conference

The 11th annual Fairfax County History Conference was held Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax, titled “Fairfax County’s Founding Fathers - Part I.”

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