Newcomers & Community Guide

Newcomers & Community Guide


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Fairfax: Inmates Explore Ways Back to Community

Inmate Resource Fair at Fairfax Adult Detention Center helps inmates overcome hurdles upon release.

Toccara Puller moves table to table at the Inmate Resource Fair at the Fairfax Adult Detention Center on Tuesday, Sept. 20.

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Alexandria People at Work: Gonzalez Creates Art as a Team

"O.K. everyone, out on the field." Arms grab trumpets, clarinets, with a shoulder harness for the drum. Band members head out the door, down the steps and onto the end of the football field at T. C. Williams High School on a hot first school day of the year.

Herndon Area Nonprofits: Making Community Work

GrandInvolve is recruiting older adults as volunteers who would like to become mentors, reading and math helpers, and classroom helpers.

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Reston/Herndon: Vibrant City Living, Small Town Life

Living in the Reston-Herndon area means you don’t have to pick just one!

Despite the fierce Herndon-South Lakes high schools rivalry, Herndonites and Restonians have more in common than they do differences. Not the least of which, residents from both towns share a lively and vibrant social scene.

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Reston/Herndon: Everyone Counts in Hunter Mill

Every good community stems from those who work hard to make the community the best version of itself.

Reston Area Nonprofits: Making Community Work

Reston nonprofits

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Historic Night for Great Falls Grange

Eleven Great Falls organizations to present vision for community use of Grange to Supervisor John Foust in September.

Eleven Great Falls organizations reconvened last Wednesday night, Aug. 17, 2016, to solidify their vision that would bring the Great Falls Grange back to life, in line with efforts of local farmers who built the community gathering place in 1929.

Great Falls Nonprofits: Making Community Work

Great Falls Friends and Neighbors is seeking members. Women living the Langley High School district or the The Estates of Lowes Island are invited to check out the group’s website.

McLean Nonprofits: Making Community Work 2016

McLean nonprofits

Great Falls, McLean, Vienna Demographics 2016

Vienna, Great Falls, and McLean demographics

Burke Demographics 2016

Burke demographics.

Burke Area Nonprofits: Making Community Work

Burke nonprofits.

John Cook: ‘Welcome Neighbors!’

Take full advantage of everything the Braddock District, and Fairfax County, has to offer.

Thank you for choosing to make Fairfax County your new home! As you will quickly find out, there is no shortage of activities here, and let me be the first to tell you what’s going on around town.

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Fairfax: Looking Toward the Future

Multifamily homes and redevelopment.

Several development projects are either proposed or in the works in the City of Fairfax and its environs. Below are details about some of them:

Fairfax Demographics 2016