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“They’re Not Alone”

New domestic violence victims screening tool launches in Fairfax County.

Fairfax County is taking a step forward to reduce the deaths among victims of domestic violence. According to the police department, county domestic violence hotlines receive over 240 calls each month.

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New Tolls on I-66: Will That Help?

New Tolls presented as the first step to reducing heavy traffic on I-66, some voice doubts.

On Oct. 5, VDOT held one of several ongoing meetings discussing a new Multimodal Project to reduce traffic on Route I-66, the only interstate in the country limited to HOV usage during rush hour.

Area Roundups

Events and happenings in Burke, Fairfax, Lorton and Springfield.

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Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria Celebrates Collaboration

Mayor announces free health clinic to be held Nov. 16.

At Alexandria’s Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria, many volunteers from many backgrounds gave their time and joined forces to solve problems some Alexandrians did not even know they had.

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Raise the Roof: RTA Hosts Fundraiser

RTA hosts annual fundraiser.

A competitive cornhole tournament helped “raise the roof” as Rebuilding Together Alexandria held its annual fundraiser Sept. 24 at Port City Brewing.

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Alexandria: New Heights Approved for Oakville Triangle

Building height restrictions along Route 1 traded for affordable housing and park renovations.

For visitors to Alexandria from Arlington or D.C., Route 1 serves as the first gateway into the city.

Severance Trial Begins in Alexandria

The six week trial of Charles Severance, accused of three homicides in Alexandria, began in Fairfax County on Oct. 5.

Alexandria: What’s in a Write-in Name?

City’s Electoral Board to determine “intent of the vote.”

Despite being dead for 10 years now, Rosa Parks is virtually uncontested on the Democratic ticket for mayor of Alexandria.

Alexandria: Keep Moving Forward

Euille: Keep moving forward.

William Euille has a legacy.

Letter: The Experience Argument

Recently, the cadre of hard-edged political supporters of current Mayor Euille have attempted to use the argument of “lack of experience” to disqualify Democratic Primary winner Allison Silberberg.

Centreville Brief: Entrance Change at Park-and-Ride

Beginning Wednesday, Oct. 7, all cars entering the Stringfellow Road Park-and-Ride at 4920 Stringfellow Road, Centreville, will need to use a new entrance located at the intersection of Stringfellow Road and Fair Lakes Boulevard.

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Centreville Day: Swordsmen, Parade, Music and Tightrope Walker

Centreville Day is Saturday, Oct. 17.

The leaves are starting to change colors and the weather’s turning cooler. That means it’s time for the 23rd annual Centreville Day celebration.

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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.