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Potomac Home Sales: July, 2015

In July, 2015, 77 Potomac homes sold between $2,300,000-$455,000.

Potomac Home Sales: July, 2015

Alexandria Neighborhood Outlook: Redeveloping and Reshaping Old Town

Some residents continue to harbor resentment.

As Alexandria moves forward with development plans that will reshape the waterfront, the last year in Old Town has been defined largely by a deep conflict between many residents of the historic district and local government.

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Great Falls: Groundwater Cleanup Continues

GFCA responds to latest figures from gas additive spill; eyesore continues to plague Great Falls.

In the last three months, about 27 pounds of Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) have been removed from the groundwater as a result of the leak from the former Exxon Station at 9901 Georgetown Pike.

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Alexandria/Mount Vernon Weekend Fun: Aug. 21-30

Events in Alexandria and Mount Vernon, Va.

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Arlington Weekend Fun: Aug. 21-30

Events in Arlington County, Va.

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Mount Vernon: 2nd Anniversary Sale at Evolution Home

Evolution Home, owned by Susan Driscoll Blount and Lee Blount, is marking its second anniversary with a celebratory sale on Saturday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Vintage, antique, modern and consignment home furnishings are offered at Evolution Home, 6239 Shields Ave., including items from more than 25 dealers.

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Alexandria: Backpacks, School Supplies and More

‘My Brother’s Keeper’ ministry hosts annual event.

The Alfred Street Baptist Church frequently steps in to meet community needs that can go unnoticed, and the thousands of youth returning to school without the supplies they need is no exception. In two weeks’ time, volunteers at the church filled more than a thousand backpacks for elementary, middle and high school students attending Alexandria City Public Schools.

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Potomac Weekend Fun: Aug 14-23

Events in Potomac, Silver Spring, Rockville, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, Md.

Centre View Area Roundups

Week of Aug. 12

Week of Aug. 12.

Chantilly: Exploring with ‘Dozi the Alligator’

CHS grad pens his first children’s book.

Everyone craves a little adventure sometimes. Chantilly High School alumnae Daniel Boris’ first children’s book. “Dozi the Alligator Finds a Family.” explores this topic through rhyme and illustrations.

Mount Vernon: Shop Marks 5th Anniversary

Customer service key for Richard Carroll.

Carol and Richard Lowy, co-owners of the retail gallery, Richard Carroll, are celebrating the fifth anniversary of managing their business at 1600 Belle View Boulevard in the Belle View Shopping Center.

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Alexandria: Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming To Open

Woof Gang Bakery will welcome people and their pets for a grand opening event on Aug. 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Potomac: County Introduces Online Pet Licensing

Montgomery County government is now offering online pet licensing services to county residents.

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Potomac: Local Mansion Opening to Public for House Tour

Tour will raise money for local charities.

A French provincial home, often used for elegant entertaining, will be open to the public for a few days this fall.

Potomac: Backpack Drive To Benefit Needy Children

Couple hosts ice cream social to get all children ready to start school.

When Margo Fonoroff worked as a teacher, media specialist and principal in Montgomery County Public Schools, she recalls the first days of school as being filled with excited children clad in new clothes and shoes and carrying new backpacks. They had pencils and notebooks and calculators and were ready to begin a new school year. For some students however, the start of the school year brought shame.