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Chantilly Divisional Champions

Chantilly Divisional Champions

Centreville and Chantilly Roundups

Centreville and Chantilly Roundups

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Author’s Insight in Chantilly

Author’s Insight in Chantilly

NOVEC Approves CashBack Payout

The Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative board of directors has approved returning $3.1 million in CashBack to customer-owners during the December billing cycle.

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Little Falls Garden Club Decorating the Great Falls Tavern

Little Falls Garden Club Decorating the Great Falls Tavern

EPA Finds Source of Oil Slick on Potomac River

WSSC reports no danger to area drinking water.

The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, Dec. 5, named the NRG Dickerson Power Plant as the source of the oily substance seen on the Potomac River.

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Inspired Play in Potomac

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Counting Up Their Book Donation in Potomac

Spearheaded by the Kindergarten class, Geneva Day School students and families collected 315 new children’s books to be donated to Stepping Stones Shelter in Rockville, more than tripling their goal of 100 books.

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The Dilemma: What to Put in That Arlington Christmas Stocking

Christmas stockings can pose a number of challenges.

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Great Falls: Tips from the Pros Make Holiday Shipping Simple

The UPS Store in Great Falls Center aims to make shopping-to-shipping transition easier.

Be sure to visit the folks at The UPS Store in Great Falls Center, 9893 Georgetown Pike, for any additional holiday packing and shipping information. You may also visit them at www.theupsstorelocal.com/6725. And, don’t forget - AAA members receive 5 percent off shipping. Beginning Monday, Dec. 12 The UPS Store in Great Falls Center will offer extended

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McLean WinterFest Parade Celebrates Eighth Run

Holiday

More than 60 groups marched down the mile-long parade route for the WinterFest Parade in McLean on Sunday, Dec. 4. “It’s been around for a long time,” says Maureen Scholz a seven-year member of the parade’s steering committee.

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McLean: Langley Crew Athletes Committed to Row in College

Both athletes signed their Letters of Intent in a ceremony at Langley High School on Nov. 10. Pierce was in the 2015 Virginia State Champion J8+, placing 10th at the Scholastic Rowing Association of America's National Championship Regatta.

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McLean: Addiction Is Not "Somewhere Else"

Former NBA player talks to McLean about countywide drug problem.

Herren believes parents “hover over [their] kids academically, apply pressure athletically and drop the ball socially and emotionally.” He urged parents to play an active role in making sure their kids don’t need substances on a Friday night.

Seeing Red in Arlington

In November, Arlington voted blue but the country trended red.

In November, Arlington voted blue but the country trended red.

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Open Studios with Arlington Painter

Arlington painter Sue Grace showed several of her works at the Annual Holiday Open Studios on Sunday, Dec. 4.

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