Speakers Share Sewage Stats
Up to 167 homeowners in Great Falls are on the hook for following a Fairfax County Health Department regulation when it comes to monitoring their septic systems, but many are unaware.
This month’s MAM dinner on Monday, Jan. 8, was at the Old Brogue Irish Pub in the Great Falls Village Centre, where World War II Veteran Howard Jester, 90, was in attendance to support this month’s beneficiary organization: The Navy SEAL Foundation.
Lawmakers poo poo city efforts to flush raw sewage.
Members of the Virginia state Senate say they’re tired of hearing excuses about sewage from city officials in Alexandria, and they’re pushing ahead with a plan that one senator calls “the nuclear option.” This afternoon, the Senate Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources Committee approved a bill that sets a firm deadline for Alexandria to clean up its act — 2020. If city officials are unable to stop dumping more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage into the Potomac River every year, Alexandria would lose all state appropriations until the problem is fixed.
Supervisor Kathy Smith's report on important 2016 milestones in Sully District and Fairfax County at large.
Lees Corner Elementary celebrates its outdoor classroom.
Lees Corner Elementary’s outdoor classroom.
FABB shares information, solicits community input.
The Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (FABB) is an all-volunteer group that advocates for more bike lanes, bike trails and neighborhood connections.
Helping community is bottom line for Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department deputy fire chief.
Corinne Piccardi, deputy fire chief at Cabin John Park Volunteer fire Department, follows her heart.
Two farmer’s market favorites find a temporary indoor home.
The grand opening of Salt | Bagel, a pop-up blending two Alexandria favorites in one spot.
Campaign contributions and political connections used to sidestep crackdown.
Predatory Loans in the Crossfire: Lawmakers conflicted about how to handle high-interest loans.
‘So, Who Has Ever Heard of a Turnip?’
The fire engine pulls up in front of Lyles-Crouch Elementary School on Friday morning and four firefighters jump out and head for the front door.
Twelve Years from Cub Scout to the Top
Thomas Pollack reached the end of a long journey on Saturday, Jan. 7 when he received his Eagle neckerchief in his Eagle Scout Court of Honor ceremony at the Army-Navy Country Club.
While big plans move forward for Landmark Mall, small businesses prepare for the end.
After a long battle with vacancy, Alexandria’s Landmark Mall has died.
Even with cuts to rail and bus service, the elimination of 500 more Metro employees, and fare increases, Metro is still asking Alexandria for $32.5 million more in FY2018 than they did in FY2017.
Winter Shelter provides refuge.
As temperatures have dropped, the City of Alexandria’s Winter Shelter has kept its doors open to those who need warmth, food, and shelter.
City Council approves change to public comment procedures.
At the City Council meeting on Jan. 10, the City Council spent an hour discussing whether or not the City Council takes too long discussing things.