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Potomac Brief: Confirming County Success on Ending Veteram Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Department of Veterans Affairs, and United States Interagency Council on Homelessness recently confirmed that Montgomery County has effectively ended homelessness among veterans.

Potomac Brief: Pickleball Spreads to Potomac

A sport called pickleball is coming to Potomac. A launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 9, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Potomac Community Recreation Center. Center director Peter Selikowitz says the sport is similar to tennis, but is played at a slower pace making it attractive to seniors.

Potomac Column: The Revised Glen Hills Sewer Amendment

An epic hoodwinking.

It appeared to be a good decision by the Montgomery County Council’s Transportation, Infrastructure, Energy and Environment Committee (T&E), but in fact it was outrageously bad.

Potomac Brief: Give ‘The Gift of a Lift'

Potomac Community Village is seeking volunteer drivers to take Potomac seniors to doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, social activities and other life-enriching engagements.

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Arlington: Gondola Project Gets Off the Ground

Board approves feasibility study for Rosslyn-Georgetown Gondola.

It's crazy enough that it just might work.

Another Opportunity to Talk About It

Super Bowl Sunday is Sunday, Feb. 7, and often more about the parties than the game.

Editorial: Economic Development in Virginia

The General Assembly prides itself in providing a pro-business climate, but refuses infusion of more than $3 billion annually.

Hundreds of bills before this year’s General Assembly session focus on “business climate,” providing incentives for businesses to locate and expand here, extending tax exemptions and tax credits, encouraging international trade, reducing regulation and many other approaches perceived as pro-business.

Marking American Heart Month

Month-long observance raises awareness about cardiovascular disease and the role of aerobic exercise in preventing it.

Music is thumping, sweat is dripping and hearts are pounding. In a packed aerobic dance studio, students move in the name of health.

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GRACE Celebrates Youth Art Month

Greater Reston Arts Center celebrates Youth Art Month with two exhibitions dedicated to the artistic achievements of the area’s youth.

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Making More out of Less

Empty-nesters find a better plan for space, makes downsizing easier.

The transition was surprisingly easy. In the previous act, John and Mary Millette were living with two growing sons in a 5,000-plus-square-foot house in Charleston.

Meditation Workshops at Greater Reston Arts Center

Beloved Yoga is presenting Meditation Workshops at Greater Reston Arts Center, “Contemplating Art: Thought Experiments, Black Holes, and Meditation” inviting all to experience firsthand Einstein’s “Thought Experiments” that formulated his Theory of Relativity.

Commentary: A More Realistic Minimum

Northern Virginia jurisdictions are among the wealthiest in the country.

Commentary: Reports of Lake Anne’s Demise are Premature

Things were looking a little bleak at Lake Anne in December as winter officially began.

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Herndon High Winter News

STEP Team, Marching Band, Writing Center active at the school.

The Herndon High Step Team performed at the Strathmore on Saturday, Jan. 16 to celebrate and honor the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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’Threaded with Green’ at ArtSpace Herndon

Winter exhibits at Herndon art gallery.

The quilts in ”Threaded with Green” on display at ArtSpace Herndon show the talent, dedication, and attention to detail from nineteen invited fiber artists. Every quilt in the show has an element of green.

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Cadets Answer Call of Duty to Senior Citizens in Herndon

Herndon NJROTC helps out.

Week in Herndon

Weekly happenings in Herndon

Reston: South Lakes, Storm Water and Collaboration

RA approves funding for independent study of stormwater flows between Cedar Cove Cluster and Wakerobin Lane.

When the Board of Supervisors approved a 40,000 square foot addition to South Lakes in October 2015, Terry Maynard of Reston 20/20 emphasized a failing stormwater management plan for the adjoining neighborhoods of Wakerobin Lane and Cedar Cove.

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Reston: Around the World in a Day

Google at Ideaventions: Reston academy keeps promises.

Ideaventions Academy for Mathematics and Science in Reston which opened in the fall of 2015, has celebrated several achievements over the past months.

Herndon Crime Reports

Notable incidents from the Herndon police reports from Jan. 18-24.