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‘Family-Friendly Event with a Lot of Cool Cars’ Coming to Chantilly

Casey’s Car Show & Spring Fest raises money for Ellie’s Hats.

Cool cars, tasty food, fun for all ages – and the chance to raise money for a good cause – that’s Casey’s Fourth Annual Car Show & Spring Fest.

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Best Bet: A Reservation in Chantilly

Restaurant Review: Lazy Dog

A fake paw print on tables and at least one photo of a cheerful Retriever will beckon all the dog lovers in the Chantilly area.

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Stop Waiting — Start Donating

Blood donors suffering from COVID fatigue; visit www.inovablood.org/donate-blood/

Just a few minutes of your time can save a life.

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Journey to Freedom

Holocaust survivor recalls flight from ‘Warsaw Ghetto’ and occupied Poland

Sam Ponczak was just shy of two years old when Nazi Germany invaded Poland on Sept. 1, 1939.

A Primary Race to Watch: VA House District 86

Early Voting for Democratic Party Primary begins April 23 in Fairfax County

Early Voting at the Fairfax County Government Center for the Democratic Party Primary Election begins April 23.

Little Theatre of Alexandria Presents “The Belle of Amherst”

Explores the eccentric and obscure life of poet Emily Dickinson

It’s 1883 in Amherst, Massachusetts.

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Amazon Grocery Store Joining the Mix in Kingstowne

Newcomer to the grocery mix features jobs, benefits and no check-out lines.

Amazon grocers

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County Eyes Spot for New Fire Station and Affordable Housing

Proposed location has easy access to Richmond Highway and GW Parkway.

Spot found for fire station and affordable housing

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Tree Planting Ceremony Held in Herndon

Arbor Day Foundation Program recognizes the Town of Herndon as a Tree City USA community and recipient of the tree Growth Award

The Town of Herndon hosted its 32nd Arbor Day Tree Planting Ceremony on the Town Hall Square, Saturday, April 17.

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Opinion: Commentary: Epidemic Surge in Gun Violence

While public attention has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic many missed the epidemic surge in gun violence that has been occurring in this country.

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Two-Front Primary

Self-styled 'aggressive progressive' wages statewide campaign while defending House seat

Northern Virginia has one of the most competitive Democratic primaries for the House of Delegates this year, a race that's complicated by an incumbent who's seeking reelection while also seeking a statewide office. Del. Mark Levine (D-45) will be appearing twice on the ballot, once toward the top of the ticket for lieutenant governor and then again for reelection to the House seat that he's held since his first election in 2015.

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Opinion: Commentary: Visit a Virginia State Park this Earth Day

This year, as we have practiced physical distancing to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us have discovered a newfound appreciation for our natural world and the great outdoors.

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Fairfax County Board to Review Colvin Run’s Concrete Channelization

Recommends proposed county, state, and federal process changes

Part 2 of a series. Fairfax County Supervisor Walter Alcorn (D-Hunter Mill District) presented a Joint Board Matter with Supervisor John W. Foust (D-Dranesville District) on Tuesday, April 13.

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Madison Warhawks Beat Chantilly Chargers, Win Region Championship

Madison to host South County Saturday in the state semifinals

The Chantilly Chargers (6-1) faced the Madison Warhawks (7-0) on Friday April 16 with the winner advancing to play in the VHSL Class 6 State semifinal game on Saturday, April 24.

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Community Helps Hoof Beloved Great Falls Horse’s Medical Bills

Delfina back home, but support needed for the long recovery

On April 8, a beloved 18-year-old Norwegian Fjord named Delfinia at the Lift Me Up equestrian center in Great Falls suffered a severe case of colic, abdominal pain.

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