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Ivan Raiklin Speaks to Local Republican Women

The Commonwealth Republican Women’s Club (CRWC) hosted Ivan Raiklin as its guest speaker in February.

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‘This Gives Me the Opportunity to Follow My Dreams’

ITServe Alliance donates new laptops to Britepaths.

Valentine’s Day was Feb. 14, but a sweet treat came a few days earlier for Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths.

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Appetite: 4 Black-Owned Alexandria Eateries to Add to Your Feast

Let’s get one thing out of the way up front: There are many, many more Black-owned restaurants, cafes and eateries in and around Alexandria than this humble column can contain.

Fairfax Teen Is Killed; Death Ruled a Homicide

Fairfax County police are investigating last week’s murder of a local teen.

New Series Highlighting Fairfax City Businesses

Fairfax City’s Economic Development Office last week launched a photo and interview series, “Faces of Fairfax City,” to spotlight the City’s business community.

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Pet Connection: A Story About Toby & Molly

We moved to the USA from Europe in 2017 at which point dad promised me a dog once we got settled in our new home in the USA.

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Centreville Wildcats Win State Championship

One year after being named co-champions with South County High School, the Centreville Wildcats took the Virginia Class 6 Boys State Championship at Centreville High School on Feb. 20.

Construction Begins Soon on Route 28 Widening

Fairfax County’s Department of Transportation will soon begin construction to widen Route 28 in Centreville.

‘Tireless Devotion to Traffic Safety and the Community’ in Sully District

Whisenhunt is Sully District Station’s Officer of the Year.

Police Officer First Class (PFC) Richard “Rick” Whisenhunt has been selected as the Sully District Police Station’s 2020 Officer of the Year.

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ArPets Update: The Prince and his Pee (Pad)

Staying with my in-laws has not been without its, well, puddles.

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ArPets Update: Brisket Has Been Adopted!

Remember that very smart dog, Brisket?

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Don’t Forget to Feed Your Backyard Pets in Arlington

If you want to buy birdseed, you have to be persistent.

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Blunders That Changed History

“From the Eyes of Coldcase Killers” to self-help books to great blunders of history.

Opinion: Commentary: Inland Flooding

Facing storm intensities far beyond what our infrastructure was designed to handle

With one week remaining in the 2021 legislative session, Senators and Delegates are putting the finishing touches on legislation, and preparing to head home to the districts they represent in Richmond and throughout the year.

Opinion: Column: Not That I Don’t Understand, But...

...So this is what the process is like trying to schedule a Covid-19 vaccination.

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