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Alexandria Sportsman’s Club to Host Sportswriter Shapiro

Virtual meeting to be held April 21

Len Shapiro, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated sportswriter, editor and columnist for more than 40 years for the Washington Post, will be the featured speaker for the April 21st meeting of the Alexandria Sportsman’s Club.

Help Clean Up Little Hunting Creek

Sen. Scott Surovell and Del. Paul Krizek are partnering with the Friends of Little Hunting Creek to sponsor the annual 2021 Little Hunting Creek Cleanup event on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Opinion: Commentary: Black History and Economic Case for Reparations

Alexandria's outstanding Black History resources will soon be tested by a post-pandemic surge in educational travel, augmented by Americans (and others) who learned belatedly from last summer's events that their own traditional schooling had omitted some central truths about U.S. history.

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Appetite: Restaurants, Breweries Bloom with New Growth This Springtime in Alexandria

As the weather warms up and the dogwoods begin to blossom, it seems a perfect time to celebrate spring – and all the outdoor dining it entails.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Leave Lee District Name

I am writing to respond to Mike Salmon’s recent article in the Springfield Connection concerning a Zoom meeting held by Lee District supervisor Rodney Lusk about the possibility of renaming the Lee District.

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‘A Great Place for the Courts and the County’ in Fairfax

Sweeping changes planned for Fairfax County Judicial Complex

The Fairfax County Judicial Complex is 48 acres of county land adjacent to downtown Fairfax City.

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Chantilly Chargers Beat Westfield Bulldogs, Face South Lakes Next

The Westfield Bulldogs (3-2) (2-1) faced the Chantilly Chargers (4-1) (2-1), in a game with big playoff implications in the final regular season game for both: Chantilly won, 19-14.

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‘Pretty Much Every Drug on the Street Is Counterfeit’

Fairfax County Opioid Unit detectives share cold, hard facts.

Fairfax County has a serious, undeniable, drug problem.

Yorktown High Holds School-wide Assembly Honoring Black History

Ask yourself how you may have contributed to racism and do better, students say.

Marguarite Gooden told the group of over 1,200 Yorktown High School students at an assembly Feb. 26 that as one of two Black students in her class at Yorktown, she was called a “jungle bunny” — among other things — by her classmates.

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ArPets: Cuter by the Dozens – 25 Dogs and Counting

I couldn't wait to vault from my parents' house into college.

Opinion: Commentary: A Civic Duty

As we probably learned and as we teach our children, voting is the most important of civic duties.

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Town of Herndon Programs and Services at Stake

$5.3M-plus in proposed budget cuts

Programs and services are on the line in the Town of Herndon in the Proposed  FY 2022  Budget.

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Greenheart Juice Shop Opens in Vienna

Healthy juices, foods and attitudes highlight the new place along the bike trail

The “MJ” is a juice mixture of celery, cucumber, kale, spinach, parsley, lemon, mint, pineapple, apple and ginger, and a top seller among juices at the Greenheart Juice Shop that just opened off the bike trail in Vienna.

Opinion: Column: Being Driven Only Slightly Crazy

So this is what it's like to be out of the house and driving around: mask on, surgical gloves in the console, hand sanitizer in the glove box; not so different than before my two Covid-19 vaccinations.

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Estate Planning During Pandemic

With the nation sadly surpassing 500,000 Covid-related deaths, mortality is much more on the mind of many.