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Potomac: Former Resident Offers Patented Self-Tied Bowties

Bowties witness growing market.

A former Potomac resident and self-described East Coast person at heart, Janice Howard has discovered how to tie a better bowtie.

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Potomac: Chapstick, the Healing Cat

The mysteries of life are all around us. Sometimes the most inexplicable things happen. So it goes with the story of the sudden death of a beloved child and the unexpected appearance of a starving cat. While neither could ever be replacement for the other, the synchronicity of these two events cannot fail to inspire. Life is infinitely bigger than we can possibly grasp. So the story goes.

Week in Vienna

Weekly happenings in Vienna.

Remembering Mac

This is my favorite picture of Mac, our family dog, and me. The picture was taken in 2011, shortly before I left for my freshman year in college.

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Yorktown Graduate Wood Plays in Third Ripken League All-Star Game

6-foot-6 slugger totaled 8 home runs, 32 RBIs at WVU in 2015.

After graduating from Yorktown High School in 2011, Shaun Wood spent the next two years working toward his goal of playing baseball at the Division I level.

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Vienna: Cigar & More Truly Offers ‘More’

New specialty tobacco shop features premium cigars, shoe-shine, and history.

There’s a bespoke new store in Vienna, right on Maple Avenue, and here’s the unique aspect of Cigar & More: it is cigars and more.

People and Pets of Herndon

The Jensen family loves their new pup Ginger, a two-and-a-half-year-old beagle-dachshund mix. Ginger lives in Herndon with her family of four, who have been her proud owners for two months.

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Mary Anne Hampton Named 2015 ‘Friend in Deed’

Friends of the McLean Community Center recognize the ‘go to’ Board member.

The Friends of the McLean Community Center (FMCC) organization has named Mary Anne Hampton the recipient of its 2015 “Friend in Deed” award.

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Reston’s Best Friends Meet at Baron Cameron Park

The Reston Dog Park located on Baron Cameron Avenue has been a favorite spot for local residents, as the location has fostered a growing community of pet owners in Northern Virginia.

Potomac Brief: Hoeber Launches Exploratory Committee

Republican Amie Hoeber of Potomac announced Monday, July 20, the creation of an exploratory committee to examine running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District.

Potomac Brief: Detectives Arrest Private School Teacher

Montgomery County Police Special Victims Investigations Division detectives have been investigating the report of inappropriate sexual contact between a private school teacher and two students that occurred to one student beginning in 2012 and to the other student beginning in 2015

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Reston: Ribbon Cutting Held For Robert E. Simon, Jr. Children's Center

Robert E. Simon, Jr. Children's Center, called a "hidden treasure" in Reston, held a grand opening on Saturday, July 18, at 12005 Sunrise Valley Drive in suite 120.

Meet Best Friends of McLean

Best friends of McLean

Arlington: Muslims Gather in Dar al Hijrah Mosque as Ramadan Ends

Local Muslims count their blessings.

It was 8:38 on July 13, and it was Laylat al Qadr, or the Night of Destiny, at the Dar al Hijrah in Falls Church.

People and Pets in Great Falls

People and Pets in Great Falls.