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The Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna Launches New Website

The Board of Directors of the Shepherd’s Center of Oakton-Vienna (SCOV) has announced the launch of their newly designed website at

Prison, Restitution for Vienna Man

Sentenced for defrauding the IRS.

Nobody likes paying taxes. But most people don’t go to the lengths Michael F. O’Connor went to in cheating the IRS.

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Homes Evacuated after Gas-Line Rupture

Event closes Chain Bridge Road in both directions.

A rupture of a 2-inch, natural gas line last week forced several homes in Oakton to be evacuated and brought afternoon traffic on heavily traveled Chain Bridge Road to a standstill.

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Charity Event to Help Fight Brain Cancer

The Northern Virginia Wiffle Ball World Series raises $40,000.

The charity event was sponsored by the 2 Young Foundation [2YF], an organization dedicated to raising money for the fight against brain cancer, and Van Metre Homes.

‘Happy’ Books Come to Neighborhood

Terraset Elementary school book mobile gives out free books.

Several times this summer, a blue Mazda brimming with books has circled Reston’s neighborhoods.

Totally Trucks Event Held In Reston

Event shows vehicles used by Reston Association.

Trucks on display included a dump truck, trash truck, back hoe, Bobcat and a moving tractor. Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Fairfax County Police, and USPS also had vehicles at the event.

Week in McLean

An Afternoon with the Madisons in McLean.

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Spring Hill Recreation Center to Expand

Center will close on Sept. 18 for major renovations.

Spring Hill’s Recreation Center will be undergoing a $10 million facelift.

McLean Community Center Announces Fall Classes

More than 100 offerings, from art and cooking to safety and writing.

Fall is just around the corner and the McLean Community Center (MCC) has developed a bounty of classes and activities to greet the new season.

McLean Community Center to Hold Meetings, Hearing on Budget

The Governing Board of the McLean Community Center (MCC) will hold two open finance meetings on its Proposed FY 2016 budget.

McLean’s Giant Manager Retires

Rick Makely is retiring after 39 years of service to Giant Food.

Week in Herndon

Service academy appointments and Herndon MOMS club.

Raising Hens in Herndon

More homeowners embracing hens as pets.

The Herndon resident is a member of Hens for Herndon, an advocacy group supporting suburban agriculture in the town.

National Night Out Held In Herndon

Neighborhoods In Town of Herndon get acquainted with police force.

Neighborhood block parties were held throughout the town of Herndon on Aug. 5 in celebration of National Night Out. In 1984, National Night Out started as a way to promote crime prevention through neighborhood camaraderie.

Great Turnout For Herndon’s Tavern Golf Tournament

Golf event raises money for The Council for the Arts of Herndon.

"This year's tourney was easily one of the best ever,” said Jimmy Cirrito, owner of Jimmy's Old Town Tavern.