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The Lamb Center Celebrates Its New Fairfax Home

It took hard work, hope, planning, fundraising, faith and dedication; but at long last, the Lamb Center is in its new home.

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Burke Presbyterian Hosts Ramadan Dinner

Burke Presbyterian Church hosted members of the Ezher Bloom Mosque for a Ramadan fast-breaking meal at sundown on Thursday, June 23.

Commentary: Police Push-back on Commission Recommendations

The Fairfax County Commission on Police Practices submitted its unanimous report to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors (BOS) over eight months ago.

Commentary: The Right to Bear Arms

The Second Amendment to the United States Constitution is one sentence long: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”

Obituary: Bill Russo, of Great Falls, Dies

On Friday, June 24, 2016, William (Bill) F. Russo died suddenly at his home in Great Falls following a valiant fight with a brain tumor.

Pet Connection and Connection Families

The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish on July 27, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by July 17.

Connection Families and Pet Connection

The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish on July 27, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by July 17.

Connection Families, Pet Connection

The Pet Connection, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish on July 27, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by July 17.

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Farewell to Chantilly High

Graduates look toward their future.

Six hundred and thirty Chantilly High School seniors celebrated as they walked across the stage to receive their diplomas at EagleBank Area located on George Mason University’s campus on June 20.

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Local Scouts Receive National Honor Medal

Last summer, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Sully District Troop 577 sent several Scouts and adult leaders on a high adventure trip to Northern Tier, just outside Ely, Minn. During the trip, the Scouts were divided into patrols which would trek and canoe through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (USA), Moose Lake, and the Quetico Provincial Park (Canada) with the help of a guide from the Charles L. Sommers Canoe Base Camp.

Potomac: Charlotte Semmes Weds Sean McAlindin

Charlotte Semmes, daughter of Guy and Dana Semmes of Potomac, married Sean McAlindin, son of Scott and Pat McAlindin of Canton, Conn., on June 18 in Shelburne, Vt.

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Potomac: Mural Honors C&O Canal Partnership with School

Seven Locks Elementary School students pay tribute to 100th anniversary of U.S. National Parks.

Each class at Seven Locks Elementary School looks forward to field trips to the C&O Canal. They study the ecosystem, gain an understanding of the history and the economics, experience the fun of dressing up in the clothing worn by the lock keepers and families who lived on the canal boats, meet the mules and take a ride on the General Jubal T. Early canal boat. They learn to love and appreciate the nearby C&O Canal through their school’s collaborative educational partnership with the National Park Service (NPS).

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Potomac: Library To Host Workshop on Motorized Fun

“Ready, Set, GoBots!” arrives Thursday.

There are a couple things one expects to see in the Potomac Library. Books, readers, librarians, and … robots?

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Wakefield High School: Hard Work and Proud Parents

Doug Johnson struggled to explain what it feels like to be a father watching his daughter graduate.

Arlington Snapshot: ‘Breaking the Box’

Del. Patrick Hope (D-47) answers questions about Virginia’s solitary confinement of prisoners after the film “Breaking the Box” at Rock Spring UCC on June 23.