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Fairfax: Preparing for City’s Aging Population

The need for senior housing is becoming a consideration.

Like cities and towns everywhere, the City of Fairfax has a growing percentage of older residents.

Mount Vernon: Hospital Back to Normal After Norovirus Case

Inova Mount Vernon Hospital was in an “isolation precaution” protocol after it was confirmed Tuesday, May 3 that a patient had norovirus.

Mount Vernon Brief: McKenna Administrative Investigation Ongoing

The administrative investigation of the Fairfax County Sheriff’s deputies involved with the Feb. 8, 2015 in-custody death of 37-year-old Natasha McKenna is still ongoing, Sheriff’s Office spokesman Captain Steve Elbert said.

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Mount Vernon: Women’s Club Marks 80 Years

Honors 19 past presidents.

The Belle Haven Country Club was the setting on Thursday, May 5 for a Food and Wine Pairing in celebration of the 80th anniversary of the Belle Haven Women's Club.

Alexandria Brief: Food Truck Locations Approved

After a long battle at the Parking and Traffic Board, the proposed locations for Alexandria’s Food Trucks made it’s way to City Council on May 10 with the two locations in North Old Town removed.

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Alexandria: ‘Lemonaide Day’ To Be Held May 21

Youths from all over Alexandria will put up lemonade stands on Saturday, May 21, as part of a day-long effort to raise money to benefit nonprofits supporting at-risk children in Alexandria.

Inside the Alexandria Police Department: Street to Cell

An occasional series, drawn from the Alexandria Citizen’s Police Academy.

Whether it’s being pulled over for a traffic violation or being directed around the site of a crash, virtually every Alexandrian has had some interaction with the Alexandria Police Department’s Traffic Section.

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Alexandria: Stamp Out Hunger

Letter carriers food drive set for May 14.

The 2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service, will take place Saturday, May 14 throughout the City of Alexandria.The 2016 Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers and the U.S. Postal Service, will take place Saturday, May 14 throughout the City of Alexandria.

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Police to Continue Improving Transparency

Public Safety Committee reviews recommendations for police use of force and communications; vote scheduled for June 21.

Fairfax County Supervisors and the Public Safety Committee met Tuesday May 10 to review police use of force and communications policy recommendations from the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission.

Reston Crime Reports

Notable incidents from the Fairfax County Police blotter from May 2-7.

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Herndon: Police Investigate Series of Tire and Rim Thefts; Seek Public’s Assistance

Since February, there have been 10 incidents of tires and wheels stolen from 11 GMC or Chevrolet model vehicles in the Herndon, Chantilly, Fairfax and Vienna areas.

Herndon Crime Reports

Notable incidents reported to the Herndon Police Department from April 25-May 1.

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Chantilly: ‘Footloose’ Takes Off at Westfield High

Cappies Review

Westfield High School's production of “Footloose” [April 30] was full of standout performances both on the technical and performance scales. This fun-loving musical was a definite crowd pleaser, and had audience members clapping and getting into the music.

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Chantilly: ‘We’ll Never Forget Vicky and Mike’

New memorial dedicated to Armel and Garbarino.

May 8, 2006 is a date seared into the hearts and minds of everyone who remembers the tragic events that happened that day at the Sully District Police Station. It was when a heavily armed teen took the lives of two police officers — Det. Vicky Armel, 40, and MPO Mike Garbarino, 53.

Potomac Brief: Stabbing Reported at Churchill

Montgomery County Police responded to a stabbing incident involving three male students at Churchill High School 12:11 p.m., Monday, May 9 during lunch.