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Brief: Pilot Archery Deer Hunting Program Begins Sept. 11

A pilot Archery Managed Deer Hunting Program has been approved by Montgomery Parks.

A pilot Archery Managed Deer Hunting Program has been approved by Montgomery Parks, part of The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, for the Great Seneca Stream Valley Park, Unit 1 in Germantown and the Watts Branch Stream Valley Units 1 & 2 in Potomac.

Brief: Friends of the Library Seeks Trustees

Friends of the Library is accepting applications for Board of Trustees.

Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, the not-for-profit organization that supports Montgomery County Public Libraries by raising funds and awareness for the system, is accepting applications for its Board of Trustees.

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Potomac: Leadership Maryland Seeks Applicants for Class of 2016

Program delves into topics ranging from education to criminal justice, agriculture to economic development.

“I have attended many leadership programs,” said Potomac native John Kuo, “and Leadership Maryland is the best."

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Potomac: Protect Watershed, Help in River Cleanup

Potomac Conservancy seeks volunteers.

This Saturday Aug, 22 from 9 a.m. to noon, the Potomac Conservancy invites volunteers to join them at the River Center in Cabin John to participate in a cleanup of the C&O Canal National Park.

Arlington: Re-Launch Project

Carmen Lopez, who founded the designer consignment business in 2007, is moving into a new space in Clarendon.

Current Boutique owner Carmen Lopez, who founded the designer consignment business in 2007, is moving into a new space in Clarendon that is close to triple the size of the old store in D.C.

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Stream Team Convenes in McLean

Plans to restore Dead Run in McLean Central Park will involve removal of dozens of trees.

Supervisor John Foust’s Stream Team was scheduled to convene for its first meeting Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the McLean Community Center to discuss and potentially make decisions that will impact the McLean Central Park.

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Colvin Run Elementary to Focus on Caring Culture

PTO sets goals for a new year: fundraising for new laptops.

As summer comes to a close, elementary schools in the Great Falls area are hard at work preparing to welcome students to a new school year.

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Arlington: Joint Effort Distributes 900 Backpacks

The Reading Connection (TRC) and local employees of The Boeing Company recently stuff more than 900 backpacks full of supplies and books for local at-risk children.

The Reading Connection (TRC) and local employees of The Boeing Company recently stuffed more than 900 backpacks full of supplies and books for local at-risk children.

Brief: NVSO at National Senior Games

Northern Virginia Senior Olympics committee compete in 2015 National Seniors Games held in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Members of the Northern Virginia Senior Olympics committee were among the thousands of seniors who competed in the 2015 National Seniors Games held recently in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Brief: New Deputy County Manager

Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz will take a new position of deputy county manager.

Arlington County Fire Chief James Schwartz will take a new position of deputy county manager.

Brief: Celebrating Startup Day

Officials meet with small business and tech leaders to highlight federal resources available to the business community.

U.S. Rep. Don Beyer, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt S. Erskine visited 1776 Aug. 13 for a roundtable and walkthrough at the incubator and venture fund’s recently opened Crystal City location as part of Start-Up Day Across America.

Alexandria: TSA Transports out of Arlington

Arlington’s loss of the Transportation Security Administration headquarters is Alexandria’s gain.

While Alexandria celebrates the recent Transportation Security Administration’s decision to move to West Eisenhower, Arlington struggles to recover from another blow to the county’s office vacancies. The 3,800-person headquarters will leave its Arlington location in 2018 to settle into the Victory Center.

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Alexandria/Arlington: Testing the Waters

Alexandria and Arlington begin discussions on potential shared pool.

Despite Alexandria swiping the TSA headquarters away from Arlington, the relationship remains cordial enough that the two have begun discussions around a shared Aquatic Center.

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Mount Vernon: 2nd Anniversary Sale at Evolution Home

Evolution Home, owned by Susan Driscoll Blount and Lee Blount, is marking its second anniversary with a celebratory sale on Saturday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Vintage, antique, modern and consignment home furnishings are offered at Evolution Home, 6239 Shields Ave., including items from more than 25 dealers.

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Alexandria: In Between Patrick and Henry, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Await

Killer ESP stays true to its roots while growing into its own.

Walk down the block on the southern side of King Street, between the “Routes 1” – that is, the block between Patrick and Henry streets – and before long you’ll come upon a sandwich board offering up a plethora of interesting options.