Senior Academy Fall Session Is Going Virtual

Registration is opened for October sessions.

Senior Services of Alexandria is hosting its Fall Senior Academy virtually via zoom in October.

2020 Clifton Day Festival Canceled

For the first time in 53 years, the town of Clifton will not hold Clifton Day, one of Northern Virginia’s beloved fall events.

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ArPets: Meet Khale

Let's help her find her forever home.

I was devastated when mom and dad told me they had to leave me behind.

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Residents Raise Concerns About Changes to Cabin John Creek Trail

Almost three dozen Cabin John residents turned up Sept. 2 to hear Montgomery Parks trail construction head Bob Turnbull explain why the under construction hiker/biker trail that runs from Seven Locks Rd. at Cypress Grove to the park at the one-lane bridge on MacArthur Blvd. does not follow the old trail, veering away from the creek so many residents loved to walk beside.

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From Nursery to Nursing in Potomac

Planning Board recommends approval of 152,655 square-foot, three story retirement community on River Road.

Up Next: Office of Zoning and Administrative Hearings on Sept. 21.

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Owners of The River Farm Are Looking to Sell

The American Horticultural Society needs the funds; the surrounding community needs the farm.

River Farm For Sale

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More Than Food at the Great Falls Community Farmers Market

Vision-driven, producer-only and community-focused.

The Great Falls Community Farmers Market lured locals to the Village Center at 778 Walker Road, Great Falls, at the start of the Labor Day weekend.

Last Chance to See the ASPIRE HOUSE in McLean

Design showhouse closes on Sunday, Sept. 13.

Designing a dream home can be likened to assembling a haute couture wardrobe.

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Animal Welfare League of Alexandria Awarded ‘Better Cities for Pets’ Grant

The Animal Welfare League of Alexandria has received a 2020 Mars Petcare “Better Cities for Pets” grant for $10,000.

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‘Every Department’s Designed with the Shopper in Mind’ in Fairfax City

New Giant opens at Scout on the Circle

Giant is already a food store familiar to Fairfax City residents; but now they have one to enjoy at 9400 Fairfax Blvd. in the new Scout on the Circle development. It opened Friday, Aug. 21, much to the delight of the shoppers there.

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Vanishing Act of The Mount Vernon Trolley Line

Tea time stops also include bootleg whiskey, bawdy houses.

Mount Vernon Trolley

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Tick and Mosquito Control without Spraying

Master Gardeners and Naturalists take the long view of pest control.

Kasha Helget, Arlington Regional Master Naturalist, busted a few myths about mosquitoes and ticks when she gave a talk for Encore Learning in April.

Senior Law Day 2020 Goes Virtual

“Should I Stay or Should I Go: Housing Options As We Age”

As families around the globe struggle with issues caused by the spread of Covid-19, our seniors continue to face important financial and emotional decisions affecting their housing options.

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ArPets: The Story of Wendy

Until the coronavirus, Wendy lived with George and Marjorie Hobart at The Jefferson independent living and retirement home in Ballston.

For Seniors, Love Is Not Cancelled

This region is a prime location for meeting and dating other single seniors.

A 67-year-old widower, who lives in Old Town, met a woman who is divorced and 65 on eHarmony.