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Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 9 Great Falls homes sold between $2,875,000-$675,000.

Great Falls Home Sales: January, 2015

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 54 Fairfax homes sold between $1,225,000-$165,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2015

Chantilly Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 16 homes sold between $625,000-$35,000 in the Chantilly area.

Chantilly Home Sales: January, 2015

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 48 homes sold between $2,100,000-$215,000 in the Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton area.

Clifton, Fairfax Station and Lorton Home Sales: January, 2015

Centreville Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 62 Centreville homes sold between $802,000-$153,000.

Centreville Home Sales: January, 2015

Burke Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 33 Burke homes sold between $1,150,000-$160,900.

Burke Home Sales: January, 2015

Mount Vernon Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 69 homes sold between $3,500,000-$100,000 in the Mount Vernon area.

Mount Vernon Home Sales: January, 2015

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 146 Arlington homes sold between $2,300,000-$40,000.

Arlington Home Sales: January, 2015

Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 126 Alexandria homes sold between $2,700,000-$127,000.

Alexandria Home Sales: January, 2015

Potomac Home Sales: January, 2015

In January, 2015, 27 Potomac homes sold between $5,500,000-$330,000.

Potomac Home Sales: January, 2015

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Alexandria School's Space Odyssey

NASA Administrator gives Jefferson-Houston students a taste for science.

For many children, “astronaut” is one of the quickest answers when asked what they want to be when they grow up. A visit to Jefferson-Houston School on Feb. 13 from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden aimed to encourage those students to hold onto that answer. Bolden and other NASA leadership spoke to adults on how to cultivate an interest in math and science, and showed how by fielding questions from Jefferson-Houston students on life in space.

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Alexandria's George Mason Elementary Left Behind

Superintendent and parents clash over school modernization priorities.

For parents at George Mason Elementary School, all of the talk of modernization and improvements isn't resonating.

Three Local Keller Williams Teams Among Top 100 in USA

Ron Cathell, the owner and operating principal, and Amina Basic, CEO of Keller Williams McLean/Great Falls office, announced three teams made 2014 “TOP100 Teams” Nationwide for Keller Williams. The following teams made it to the top 100 nationally: The Belt Team, HBC Realty Group and Ron Cathell Team ranked among the best in the country out of more than 100,000 associates. All three teams consist of a long time area residents.

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Super-Insulation Talk Attracts Homeowners in Reston

How to lower electric, gas and water bills?

The Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center at Lake Anne in Reston was the venue for a well-attended presentation by Rich and Marian Taschler on proper home insulation and its mostly unknown benefits. The program was offered under the auspices of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at George Mason University.

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Researching Alexandria’s African-American Ancestors

Two genealogists help African-Americans in Alexandria trace their families’ roots.

Tracing genealogies is not only impossibly frustrating for many African-American families, but many of the results they find are predictable and grim. But for two genealogists who hosted events at Alexandria’s Black History Museum, that idea obscures the powerful histories and proud legacies of many families.