Newcomers & Community Guide

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Opinion: Commentary: Lee District Welcomes You

On behalf of Fairfax County, and especially Lee District, I welcome you to our community.

Springfield and Burke Area Residents Discuss Life in a ‘Special Place’

Residents from the 1960s and on share their favorite things about living in Springfield and Burke.

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Opinion: Commentary: Springfield District’s ‘Slice of Paradise’

Springfield District encompasses everything from the historic town of Clifton, to the bustling shops of Fair Oaks Mall, to miles of trails at beautiful Burke Lake Park.

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Opinion: Commentary: Changes Underway in Lorton

Welcome to the Mount Vernon District!

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Opinion: Commentary: Supervisor Welcomes You to the Braddock District

Dear Neighbor, It is an honor to welcome you to Fairfax County and the Braddock District!

Viewpoints: What are the Greatest Things About Living in the Springfield/Lorton/Clifton/Fairfax/Fairfax Station Area?

Viewpoints: What are the Greatest Things About Living in the Springfield/Lorton/Clifton/Fairfax/Fairfax Station Area?

Viewpoints: What Do You Like Best About Living in Mount Vernon?

Viewpoints: What Do You Like Best About Living in Mount Vernon?

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New and Improved Is the Outlook for Parts of Mount Vernon

Everything from new apartments to the Embark Richmond Highway and Bus Rapid Transit are planned.

Things are moving along in Mount Vernon, despite the setbacks everyone has experienced in 2020 from the coronavirus and the economic crisis that persists.

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Opinion: Commentary: Welcome to the Mount Vernon District

Keep in touch with TEAM MVD (Mount Vernon District) to be in the know.

Welcome to the Mount Vernon District!

Mount Vernon Lee Chamber of Commerce Builds Community

Welcome to your new home in this community.

Alexandria/Mount Vernon Nonprofits

Many nonprofits in the city and nearby need your help to continue to rise to the need during the dual health and economic crisis of the pandemic.

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Getting Out, Giving Back in Alexandria

Opportunities abound to help community

As Alexandrians continue facing challenging times during the pandemic, individuals have rallied in their spirit of giving, whether it be in time, talents or resources with no shortage of opportunities to get involved.

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Getting Down to Business in Alexandria

Guide to navigating the ABCs of Alexandria, for newcomers and the rest of us

With Alexandrians living in the shadow of the nation’s capital, acronyms such as DoD, NSA and DHS are a part of the daily vernacular.

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There’s No Place Like Home in Alexandria

City adapts in changing times

Alexandria has for centuries been known primarily as the hometown of George Washington, attracting history aficionados from across the globe to its cobblestone streets and lively waterfront.

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Centreville and Chantilly Look Toward the Future

Homes and transportation projects are on the horizon.

With an eye toward the future, several land-use and transportation projects are in the works in Centreville and Chantilly.

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