Drawn from the 15 community newspapers published by Connection Newspapers.


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Potomac Country House Tour Benefits Local Charities

Four Potomac homes opened to the public last weekend for the 59th Potomac Country House Tour.

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Potomac Youngsters Find Way To Help Homeless

Collecting donations to buy essentials.

Brady and Jordan Cohen, son and daughter of Amy and Michael Cohen of Potomac, often asked their parents why there are homeless people on street corners begging for money from people in cars stopped at traffic lights.

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Fairfax Fall Festival on Oct. 10

Come one, come all to the 39th annual Fairfax Fall Festival. It’s set for Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (rain date, Oct. 11) in downtown City of Fairfax and promises fun for everyone.

Local Artists To Display Their Work

At gallery inside interior design store.

This month Persiano Gallery, an interior design store in The Kentlands, has opened its space for local artists to display their work along with the various collections of furniture from around the world.

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Potomac: Coalition Hosts District 16 Delegation

Organization’s officers and directors are elected.

Approximately 45 citizens attended the annual meeting of the Brickyard Coalition Inc. held at the River Falls Clubhouse, 7915 Horseshoe Lane, in Potomac, on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Potomac: A Taste of Serbian Culture

Serbian food and entertainment among the offerings at SerbFest DC.

Saint Luke Serbian Orthodox Church offered the community a bit of Serbian hospitality last weekend when parishioners hosted the First Annual SerbFest DC.

Arlington: Fight for the Neighborhoods

Four Candidates vie for 40 percent of County Board.

There’s no President, no congressional, and no governor on the ballot this year.

Assisting Veterans with Benefits, Claims

On Saturday, Sept. 19, American Armed Forces Mutual Aid Association (AAFMAA) teamed up with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to host its fifth annual Mobile Service Office in Reston, where together the two organizations assisted 100 military veterans with Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits coordination and claims.

Reston Crime Report

The following incidents were reported by the Reston District Police Station.

The following incidents were reported by the Reston District Police Station.

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Reston Town Center Filled with Light to Fund Blood Cancer Research and Cure

Chris Zavadowski’s father Rich was diagnosed with a “rare, aggressive blood disorder” called peripheral T-cell lymphoma, non-specified.

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Reston: Right at Home

South Lakes golf team surprises field with third place team finish at Liberty Conference golf tournament.

South Lakes boys’ and girls’ golf teams make Reston National Golf course their home.

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Reston: Open Space Classic

Proceeds from Rescue Reston’s First Golf Classic and Nature Walk to help in legal fight against development of Reston National.

Rescue Reston held a fundraising golf tournament and nature hike Monday, Oct. 5 at Reston National Golf Course, three weeks before Rescue Reston’s lawsuit is scheduled to be heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

Bulova Welcomes Leadership Fairfax ’s Class of 2016

Leadership Fairfax’s 10-month LFI Signature Program started off the year with two inspiring opening days at Reston Association on Sept. 25 and 26.

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Reston Regional Library Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Anybody remember that old ditty “It’s the latest, it’s the greatest, it’s the Library”? Well there must be a few who still relate to that sentiment, because despite rather soggy weather conditions, hundreds turned out on Saturday, Oct. 3, to kick off the month-long celebration of the Reston Regional Library’s (RRL) 30th Anniversary.

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Candidates Face Off at the Grange in Great Falls

Jennifer Chronis knows how to pack a house.