Detectives from the Major Crimes Division are investigating a commercial robbery that occurred in the 7-11 convenience store located at 2303 Soapstone Drive #C, on Friday, May 20.
Weekly happenings in Herndon.
Three days after an armed robbery and gunfight that broke out in Springfield’s Brookfield Plaza, Fairfax County Police announced Tuesday, May 24, that two men have been arrested in connection with the case.
Braun home breathes history and inviting warmth.
May 19 was far from the first time Richard and Jane Elizabeth Braun of Fairfax have opened up their home to numerous guests.
Market Expo, PetFest, Cardboard Regatta among community festivities.
Springfield resident Ron Hilbig’s small business Turtle Hill Originals was supposed to be a fun retirement job. Now in his second year of creating custom decorative mirrors, picture frames and treasures boxes, he still works full time as communications director at Immanuel Bible Church in Springfield.
Public Safety Committee meets before June 21 vote: gun carry positions, release of information, body cameras discussed.
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is standing by its Chief of Police and his department.
The beauty of Dead Run Stream Valley Park in McLean was on full display last Thursday, May 19.
An occasional series, drawn from the Alexandria Citizen’s Police Academy.
After 10 weeks of education in the role of the Alexandria Citizens’ Police Academy, 16 students graduated from the program.
Limited Code of Conduct and ethics reform.
For now, the Ethics Pledge battle is over. City Council received the Code of Conduct revisions and the proposed Ethics Pledge at its May 18 meeting, to be reviewed and to determine the next steps. But while Mayor Allison Silberberg had struggled for months to get reform pushed through opposition on the council, there was one last surprise: passing it.
Alexandria-gospelFEST brings people together.
Alexandria inaugurated a two-day gospel fest on May 20-21 at the Dr. Oswald Durant Memorial Center on Cameron Street. Alexandria-gospelFEST showcased Alexandria’s heritage of gospel music.
More than 800 Rebuilding Together Alexandria volunteers spread out across the city on April 30 to provide free repairs and upgrades to more than 40 low-income homeowners during National Rebuilding Day, a national day of service with 10,000 volunteers nationwide focused on revitalizing communities.
Seven new deputies with the Alexandria Sheriff’s Office were sworn in on Thursday, May 19 at the Alexandria Courthouse.
Kimpton Morrison House in Old Town Alexandria officially reopened its doors May 17 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and reception to show off a new design and restaurant.
Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day in Old Town — after 8,200 ice cream cones were scooped — raised $2,191.42 to support The Child & Family Network Centers (CFNC) on April 12.
Access National Bank is expanding its branch network into Alexandria. The new office, located in the Carlyle District at 2050 Ballenger Ave. will open in late summer of 2016, pending customary approval by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.