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Two Men Charged with Chantilly Murder of Herndon Man

Homicides surge in the first six months of 2021 in Fairfax County compared to 2020.

With 13 homicides reported across all of Fairfax County already this year, the unprecedented spike in killings is a concern.

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Artistic Endeavors for January: Montgomery County and the C&O Canal Trust

Two contests open

Montgomery County and the C&O Canal Trust have each announced art contests, open to all, to promote ongoing programs.

Bulletin Board: Vienna, McLean, Great Falls

Bulletin Board: Vienna, McLean, Great Falls

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Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Why Is the ‘Anglers Inn’ Parking Lot Access So Popular?

The congested parking along MacArthur Boulevard indicates the popularity of the Anglers Inn access to the C&O Canal and the Potomac River.

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Sharing MacArthur Boulevard

As more people flock to the C&O Canal National Historic Park during the pandemic, some vehicle/bicycle conflicts have had serious consequences.

Residents of the area of MacArthur Boulevard near Old Angler’s Inn have long been subject to traffic congestion, illegal parking and sharing the road with numerous bicyclists, all caused by enthusiastic visitors to the nearby C&O Canal.

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Designing a Mountain Getaway

A minimalist design allows the landscape to take center stage.

If you drive about an hour and a half west of Arlington, through winding roads lined with trees that create a kaleidoscope of changing tree leaves, you’ll reach the village of Syria, Virginia and an idyllic vacation home curated by designers from The Nest Egg.

Where to Give Locally in the Potomac Area

Local nonprofits need your help to help others for the holidays during the pandemic.

We list many kinds of nonprofits in and around Potomac: food banks, animal adoption, arts, environment, housing; find what appeals to you, and pitch in.

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Stunning Fall Day Along the C&O Canal

Fall Foliage

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‘A Hard Year for Fundraising’ in Alexandria

Board of Lady Managers raises $30k for Inova Alexandria

The runway was dark this year as the Board of Lady Managers, known for its annual Fashion Show, Luncheon and Silent Auction, instead held what it billed as a “non-event,” raising $30,000 as part of an ongoing financial pledge to Inova Alexandria Hospital.

Bulletin Board: Arlington

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Road-E-O for Public Works

Heavy equipment drivers get a chance to strut their stuff.

Heavy equipment

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MDOT Prefers 4 Toll Lane Option

‘Surprise announcement’ raises concerns of rushing forward with a PPP.

Hundreds of people testified against Gov. Larry Hogan’s proposed public-private partnership to build toll lanes – nearly 83 percent of responders voiced disapproval – but the Maryland Department of Transportation chose the option to add four toll lanes to the American Legion Bridge and up I-270 as the best choice to mitigate traffic congestion.

Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

Flourishing After 55 in Arlington

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‘Celebration of Trees’ Campaign Starts September 1

Local environmental organizations want you to know how important it is to plant and preserve native plants.

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Serenity by the Potomac River

Serenity by the Potomac River

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Memorial Day 2021 at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial

Citizens honor U.S. Armed Forces Members who died in battle or as a result of their wounds.

Local citizens gathered at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial at 11 o'clock the morning of Memorial Day 2021.

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Herndon Councilmembers Divided on Proposed Gun Ban

Second public hearing planned Sept. 28.

Second public hearing planned Sept. 28.

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Roof is Raised on Jean and Ric Edelman Indoor Riding Arena

The indoor facility will expand the success for the Northern Virginia Therapeutic Riding Program.

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Blood Donations Needed

Since 1970, blood donors have been recognized in the month of January during National Blood Donor Month.

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‘Action-Packed, Funny and a Heartwarming Story’

Chantilly High presents dark comedy, ‘She Kills Monsters.’

Dark comedy

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