The Northern Virginia Regional MATHCOUNTS competition was held on Saturday, Feb. 6, at George Mason University.
The Marine Corps Marathon presented the Healthy School Award and a $1,000 check on Feb. 4 to Taylor Elementary School from MCM partner Sodexo.
Board names Fairfax County Animal Shelter for Michael Frey.
“What a difference a week makes,” said County Chairman Sharon Bulova (D), in case anybody had moved on from the 29.3 inches of measured snow at Dulles Airport during the recent blizzard.
Fairfax County’s Cable Network presents programs in celebration of Black History Month.
Fairfax Public Access (FPA) will air a special series of movies and documentaries throughout the month of February in recognition of Black History Month.
Department of Parks and Recreation asks residents to weigh in.
Arlington residents were given four chances over the past week to weigh in on their parks, recreation, and natural resources. “POPS,” a Plan for Our Spaces, was initiated by the county’s planners and the Parks Department to solicit input from residents. They gathered on Friday, Feb. 5, at the happy hour at Whitlow’s on Wilson Boulevard to drink Dale’s Pale Ale and put green dots on the charts around the room.
Richmond caught the attention of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors this week specifically with House Bill 770 (Gilbert) and Senate B 549 (Obenshain), bills Sharon Bulova says will place “significant restrictions” on development, specifically citing “unreasonable proffers.”
Residents indicate approval of direction but concern about unintended consequences.
The concepts of “Complete Streets,” “New Urbanism,” pop up parks, and TDR’s were new to many of the 183 residents gathered at Yorktown High School on Saturday, Feb. 6.
Eleven architectural and landscape projects were selected to receive 2015 DESIGNArlington awards.
Entertainment in Arlington County, Va.
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“To be successful, there must be strong community will.”
For those seeking out a singular achievement into unapologetic mature themed theater, 1st Stage’s production of “When the Rain Stops Falling” will etch itself into audience thrall.
The Barnes and Noble My Favorite Teacher Contest ends March 1.
Weekly happenings in Vienna.
Otilia Danalache, of Vienna, a freshman at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, won the Best Delegate Award at The Ivy League Model United Nations Conference 2016.
‘Lunch ‘N Life’ event to feature singer Jocelyn Jackson.
Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) is hosting their first in 2016 schedule of Lunch n’ Life events. T
At Feb. 3 dinner meeting, check presentation and installation of new members.
Northern Virginia, in support of local families confronting childhood cancer.
Fire department, Auxiliary recognizes selfless service in 2015.
Approximately 130 friends of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department came out on Feb. 6 to salute the department’s volunteers and staff for service to the community in 2015.
Laura Bassett, of Oakton, was appointed chief financial officer of Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital.
The Ayr Hill Garden Club will meet on Monday, Feb. 22, at Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 2589 Chain Bridge Road in Vienna.
Emmanuel Lutheran Church at 2589 Chain Bridge Road will once again be offering Ashes and Dashes, a drive-thru service that quickly provides ashes and prayer to Christian observers of Ash Wednesday, in its church parking lot on Feb. 10, from 6-8:45 a.m.