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Third Lane Opens at Fairfax Boulevard

The City of Fairfax announces the opening of a third westbound lane along Route 50 (Fairfax Boulevard) from Bevan Drive to Jermantown Road.

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Metro SafeTrack Surge Begins on Orange and Silver Lines

Metro's first SafeTrack work on the Orange and Silver line trains began on Sunday, June 4 and will last until June 16.

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Inaugural TEDxTysons Event Draws Sell-Out Crowd

TEDx, a nonprofit program that presents local speakers devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading,” made its Tysons debut on Friday, with a lineup featuring nine different speakers and two performers.

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MCA: Year Ahead

McLean Citizens Association launches new website, continues its century-long advocacy for McLean.

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Great Falls: Final Chance for Brooks Farm?

Planning Commission defers Brooks Farm decision one more time; Supervisor Foust expects no more delays.

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Potomac Yard Metro Project Moves Forward

Lingering doubts around parking surround Potomac Yard approval.

After years of planning, Potomac Yard Metro is starting to come together. But for many local residents, the arrival of the new Metro station comes with some remaining hurdles.

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Alexandria: Boat Club Hosts Luncheon for Children with Special Needs

The Old Dominion Boat Club held its annual spring cruise and luncheon for children with special needs in the city’s public schools.

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City Takes Control of Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory

Temporary measure met with cautious optimism by artists.

On the surface of Alexandria’s arts community, but in the depths of city bureaucracy, major changes are underway at the Torpedo Factory, the arts facility right at the heart of Alexandria’s waterfront.

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Scouts Pull Invasive Plant Garlic Mustard

Scouts and their families from Cub Scout Packs 913, 1170, 1530, and 1540 and Boy Scout Troops 55, 1530, and 1983 filled 15 large garbage bags with garlic mustard, an invasive plant, from Cub Run Stream Valley Park in collaboration with Fairfax County Park Authority's Invasive Management Area program.

Chantilly High is Ready to Take the Stage

Chantilly High’s 30th annual Jazz & Pizzazz is this week.

Every year, Chantilly High’s springtime extravaganza, Jazz & Pizzazz, is a special event filled with singing, dancing and music. And the 2016 show promises to be another one to remember because it’s the school’s 30th annual.

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Potomac: Join 16th Annual ‘Autism Speaks’ 5K/Walk

Seeking to raise $250,000 for research.

Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring the 13 American colonies a new nation.

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Arlington Snapshot: From Church to Affordable Housing

Members and guests of Arlington Presbyterian Church held their final worship service on Sunday, June 5 in their church home of 86 years.