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First Train Arrives to McLean

Grand opening of the new metro line welcomed by residents.

It was 12:23 p.m. Saturday, July 26 when for the first time, a full Silver Line metro train zoomed from Reston, through Tysons Corner and into the new McLean metro station.

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Tysons Corner Center Plaza Opens

Local artwork, children’s play space, free movies.

Confetti cannons, people blowing bubbles, acrobats inside of balloons and many more eye catching celebratory notes were a part of the Tysons Corner Center Plaza opening on July 24.

Letter: Government In Bedrooms

We need Supervisor John Foust to represent us in Congress, a public servant who listens to his constituents and fights for their causes.

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Sixth-graders Leave the Gift for School

On Friday, June 20, the sixth-grade graduation class of Chesterbrook Elementary School in McLean presented an historic plaque and a planted dogwood tree to their school.

Letter: Checking the Letters

I have read both letters to the editor in the July 16, 2014, McLean edition, in which Anne C. Gruner and Macy Anderson, as residents of McLean, enthusiastically endorse Barbara Comstock for Congress.

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Temporary Fire Station To Be Constructed In Herndon

New fire station expected to be complete by spring of 2016.

The original station was built in 1950 and according to fire officials cannot accommodate newer, larger-sized vehicles such as ladder trucks.

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Vinehaven Under Construction

Homes will fit character of downtown.

The three-level, 17 properties currently being built at the corner of Vine and Center streets will be finished as soon as early next year.

Letter: A Different Picture

A recent letter to the editor about Delegate Barbara Comstock claims that she’s focused on job creation and helping struggling college students.

Lights Go Up Along W&OD Trial

Construction projects underway in downtown Herndon.

In downtown Herndon construction has been occurring at several locations including the Vinehaven townhouse project on Vine Street.

Northwest Federal Launches Six-Ton Challenge

Northwest Federal Credit Union has set a goal to collect 12,000 pounds of non-perishable food items – or six tons of spaghetti sauce, peanut butter, canned juice and cereal boxes – by Aug. 15 for its annual food drive.

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Oak Hill Resident in ‘Shrek the Musical’

A big green ogre, a princess, a wisecracking donkey and a love-struck dragon – they’ll all be onstage when The Alliance Theatre’s Summer Stars program presents “Shrek the Musical.”

Preserving Great Falls Giants

Residents encouraged to contribute to planting of white oak trees.

When the early settlers came to what is now Great Falls and cleared the land for farms, they often left one type of tree to provide shade: the white oak.

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Great Falls Creamery Opens

Local family runs business.

Great Falls Creamery, the newest ice cream shop in town, opened earlier this summer to give locals an in-town option for their favorite scoops.

Letter: Choosing Wisely In November

I recommend we choose Barbara Comstock instead of John Foust in the November election for our representative to the U. S. House of Representatives from the Virginia 10th District.

Letter: A Good News

Saul Centers is to be loudly applauded for the new oasis at the Safeway Shopping Center on Walker Road.

From Great Falls to South Africa

Two local high school students, Julia Chirite from Langley High School and Arthur Tisseront from Thomas Jefferson, will travel to South Africa this September as participants in the World Youth Rhino Summit, an international anti-poaching and conservation initiative sponsored by the Kashmir World Foundation where the two students currently intern at.

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Great Falls All Stars Reach the Final Four

The Great Fall Little League All Stars took their high-octane pitching and excellence across the line up hitting to the semi-finals of the Virginia State Little League All Star tournament in Bridgewater, Va.

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West Potomac Slugger Sara Showed Power Late in Sophomore Season

Q&A: Rising junior listens to Riff Raff, ASAP Rocky before games.

West Potomac rising junior Jamie Sara plans to play baseball in college.

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TC Grad Schedler to Join Sister at Susquehanna University

Q&A: Former Titans guard fan of Beyoncé, Wizards.

T.C. Williams graduate Angie Schedler to play basketball at Susquehanna University.

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Churchill’s Dubick Shares World Lax Championship Experience

Q&A: Two-time All-American is committed to University of Maryland.

Churchill rising senior Louis Dubick has produced 436 points in three high school lacrosse seasons.