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Centreville Brief: Colonial Issues Cleanup Update

In an Oct. 5 update, Colonial Pipeline Company stated that it continues its work with the Fairfax County Fire Department and others in Centreville to ensure public safety and mitigate environmental and other impacts its work there may be causing.

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Centreville Engagement: McMurrer, Gleason To Be Married

Colleen McMurrer and Brady Gleason are pleased to announce their engagement.

Centreville Brief: Entrance Change at Park-and-Ride

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 7, all cars entering the Stringfellow Road Park-and-Ride at 4920 Stringfellow Road, Centreville, will need to use a new entrance located at the intersection of Stringfellow Road and Fair Lakes Boulevard.

Centreville Brief: Park Board To Consider Adding Field Names

The Fairfax County Park Authority Board’s Park Operations Committee has recommended that four park facilities be named in honor of individuals who have made significant contributions to sports in Fairfax County.

Letter: Brings Understanding Of Schools

Letter to the Editor

Kathy Smith has been an advocate for children and families in Sully District for 20 years. First as a PTA president at Poplar Tree Elementary School, Rocky Run Middle School and Chantilly High School and then as the district’s school board member, Kathy has always put children first.

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Centreville Day: Swordsmen, Parade, Music and Tightrope Walker

Centreville Day is Saturday, Oct. 17.

The leaves are starting to change colors and the weather’s turning cooler. That means it’s time for the 23rd annual Centreville Day celebration.

Commentary: Program Bridges Cultures

The two Japanese characters are pronounced “wa.” In English, they translate to cooperation and harmony.

Column: Glen Hills on the Brink

The Montgomery County Council is close to deciding the future of Glen Hills, an environmentally sensitive large lot, low density RE-1 zone crisscrossed with ponds, wetlands, seeps, ephemeral streams, steep stream valleys, and flood plains.

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Potomac Country House Tour Benefits Local Charities

Four Potomac homes opened to the public last weekend for the 59th Potomac Country House Tour.

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Potomac Youngsters Find Way To Help Homeless

Collecting donations to buy essentials.

Brady and Jordan Cohen, son and daughter of Amy and Michael Cohen of Potomac, often asked their parents why there are homeless people on street corners begging for money from people in cars stopped at traffic lights.

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Fairfax Fall Festival on Oct. 10

Come one, come all to the 39th annual Fairfax Fall Festival. It’s set for Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (rain date, Oct. 11) in downtown City of Fairfax and promises fun for everyone.

'Romeo and Juliet' at GMU Center for the Arts

“That all the world will be in love” wrote Shakespeare. Such a deep wish for the ages from The Bard’s 400-year-old tragic tale of two young lovers hoping their feuding families would reconcile.

Local Artists To Display Their Work

At gallery inside interior design store.

This month Persiano Gallery, an interior design store in The Kentlands, has opened its space for local artists to display their work along with the various collections of furniture from around the world.

Potomac: Blessing of the Animals

Father Bill Byrne, pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Church, with Lauretta Stewart and Tony Williams and their four-legged friends.

Potomac Snapshot: Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 4, at 3 p.m. at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 7730 Bradley Boulevard, Bethesda. All pets are welcome.

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Potomac: Coalition Hosts District 16 Delegation

Organization’s officers and directors are elected.

Approximately 45 citizens attended the annual meeting of the Brickyard Coalition Inc. held at the River Falls Clubhouse, 7915 Horseshoe Lane, in Potomac, on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Potomac: A Taste of Serbian Culture

Serbian food and entertainment among the offerings at SerbFest DC.

Saint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church offered the community a bit of Serbian hospitality last weekend when parishioners hosted the First Annual SerbFest DC.

Arlington: Fight for the Neighborhoods

Four Candidates vie for 40 percent of County Board.

There’s no President, no congressional, and no governor on the ballot this year.

Volunteers still needed for Shepherd’s Center Of McLean-Arlington-Falls Church

We have heard recently how important it is to offer help to the elderly who are unable to do things for themselves and to put others ahead of ourselves.

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A Perfect Fit

Potomac resident celebrates 40 years in the upscale lingerie business.

Dressed in a baggy t-shirt and jeans, a middle-aged woman opens the door of a lingerie boutique in Chevy Chase and take a few steps inside before come to an abrupt halt.