Crews began several weeks of final milling and paving on April 16 at the Stringfellow Road widening project in Chantilly. Milling began to tie in intersections at Fair Lakes Boulevard, Route 50 and streets between. Final paving will last through May 4.
The 3rd Annual Westfields Sprint Triathlon will kick-off from Cub Run Rec Center, 4630 Stonecroft Blvd, Chantilly at 7 a.m. on Sunday, April 26. Participants will swim, bike, and run in and around the Westfields corporate campus.
Centreville’s diverse restaurant scene will be front and center at the Centreville International Showcase, this Saturday night, April 25, from 6-9:30 pm., at Centreville United Methodist Church, 6400 Old Centreville Road in Centreville.
MoverMoms to host event.
“Inspiration Day is an event that gives our community a chance to come together, connect, and feel inspired,” said Salma Hasan Ali, chief inspiration officer (CIO) of MoverMoms. “It’s a day when we invite our members along with the larger community to take a pause from their busy lives, listen to three amazing speakers — and leave feeling fulfilled, empowered and motivated.”
Events raises funds for local causes.
"Stepping Towards a Better Future — Come Run … Come Walk … Come Change a Life" is the theme of the 7th annual “Bullis Gives Back” 5K Run/Walk and Buddy Run — a theme that Bullis students embrace through doing.
Langley senior Eryney Marrogi sat on the judicial bench four seats from U.S. Supreme Court Clerk Gen. William K. Suter, retired. Suter and Marrogi grilled Langley seniors Katherine Cassidy, Madeline Shaw, Cameron Davis and Paul Dell for 15 minutes each.
The Tavern at River Falls has been purchased by Robert Wiedmaier’s restaurant group.
Tavern at River Falls has been acquired by the RW Restaurant Group — partners Robert Wiedmaier, Frank Shull, Joe Lively, and Brian McBride — who own and operate 10 other restaurants that span Washington, D.C., Virginia and Maryland.
Center renovation, adding 7,750 square feet, is scheduled for completion in 2018.
When the McLean Community Center was built in 1974, community centers were designed similar to schools, said architect Greg Lukmire, "institutional facilities that could withstand all sorts of abuse."
Community attends Great Falls park open house.
Guests and residents of Fairfax County attended a free ceremony and open house at Colvin Run Mill in Great Falls the afternoon of Sunday, April 19. In addition to brief remarks made by local and county delegates, the event was an opportunity for visitors to tour the restored and fully operational mill.
Public hearing on Brooks Farm proposal scheduled for June 10 at Planning and Zoning.
Basheer/Edgemoore, a builder, wants to build 22 houses on the 51.97 acre Brooks Farm property. The Department of Planning and Zoning received the fourth and latest iteration of the proposal last week.
Yorktown Theatre Arts presents its spring musical “West Side Story,” Thursday through Saturday, April 23-25 at 7 p.m. in the school theatre located at 5200 Yorktown Blvd.
John Lyles, assisted by Dodolvo Sanchez, Arlington sewer maintenance, is cutting out a square around a “lost” manhole.
Colleagues praise his leadership.
A retirement party was recently held for former Arlington County Police Chief Douglas Scott. His last day on the job was March 20, after serving in his role for 12 years in the county. He was praised for his integrity, thoughtfulness, leadership and partnership.
Arlington County Board Democratic candidates debate future of Arlington‘s growth.
With County Board members Mary Hynes and Walter Tejada announcing that they would not seek reelection to their seats, six Democrats have thrown their names into the ring to be one of the party’s two candidates to the County Board this fall.
Three high school young men designed and implemented a drug and alcohol prevention event at the Mott Community Center April 4 with help from FACETS.