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Children’s Science Center Lab Opens in Fairfax

Hands on STEM experience at the mall.

The Children’s Science Center Lab opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Fair Oaks Mall in Fairfax on Monday, July 20.

Centre View Area Roundup

Centre View Area Roundups for the week of July 19.

Letter: Issues over Improving I-66

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: The following was approved by the Fairfax County Federation of Citizens Associations’ Executive Committee as its June 30, 2015 meeting.

Centre View: Crime Report for the Week of July 21

The following incidents were reported by the Sully District Police Station:

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Centre View: Wanted: 2,300 School Backpacks

WFCM asks community to help local children in need.

Once again, Western Fairfax Christian Ministries (WFCM) is collecting new backpacks for local students in need. Its goal is to provide backpacks for 2,300 qualified, low- income children attending schools in the Centreville, Chantilly and Westfield high school pyramids.

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Centreville/Chantilly: Recognizing Local Police and Firefighters

A look at Centreville High’s First Responders Support Club.

High schools offer a variety of extracurricular clubs for students, such as chess, language and robotics. But at Centreville High, students may also join the First Responders Support Club.

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Centre View: Scouts Host Bicycle Rodeo

Sully District, of the National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, held a Bicycle Rodeo as part of its Summertime Activities Program.

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Potomac: Former Resident Offers Patented Self-Tied Bowties

Bowties witness growing market.

A former Potomac resident and self-described East Coast person at heart, Janice Howard has discovered how to tie a better bowtie.

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Arlington: County Board Plans to Turn Parking Lot into Park

County Board approves advertisement of “National Mall-like” Courthouse plan.

Big changes are coming for the Courthouse Sector. A new civic building and a new county administration building are among the proposed additions to the site, as well as expansions onto nearby promenades and streetscapes.

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Vienna: Cigar & More Truly Offers ‘More’

New specialty tobacco shop features premium cigars, shoe-shine, and history.

There’s a bespoke new store in Vienna, right on Maple Avenue, and here’s the unique aspect of Cigar & More: it is cigars and more.

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Potomac: Addressing Pet Overpopulation in the County

How the county and McPaw are helping, and how residents can make a difference.

If interested in adding a new pet to the family or if simply just like animals, consider making the drive to Derwood to visit the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center.

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Mary Anne Hampton Named 2015 ‘Friend in Deed’

Friends of the McLean Community Center recognize the ‘go to’ Board member.

The Friends of the McLean Community Center (FMCC) organization has named Mary Anne Hampton the recipient of its 2015 “Friend in Deed” award.

Letter: Real Problems Vs. Assumed Problems

Letter to the Editor

To the Editor: Ever heard the old joke about the definition of an HOA? A group of nervous ne'er-do-wells scared to death that somebody in their community is about to do something useful.

Potomac Brief: Hoeber Launches Exploratory Committee

Republican Amie Hoeber of Potomac announced Monday, July 20, the creation of an exploratory committee to examine running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District.

Potomac Brief: Detectives Arrest Private School Teacher

Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division detectives have been investigating the report of inappropriate sexual contact between a private school teacher and two students that occurred to one student beginning in 2012 and to the other student beginning in 2015