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School Board Approves $3.8 Billion Budget

Mateo Dunn proposal not to increase pay for top division leadership rejected by Board; Supervisors will influence budget.

On Thursday, Feb. 22, the twelve-member Fairfax County School Board approved the Fiscal Year 2025 Advertised Budget 11–0 with one abstention.

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Raising Funds for Children’s and Teens’ Fine Arts

Arts of Great Falls produces Monet’s garden-inspired gala


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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Mourn Loudoun County Firefighter Killed in Explosion

NIOSH, Federal Investigation Underway


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Gun Safety Bills Head to Governor’s Desk

Rally cry in Richmond: ‘Sign the Bills’

Gun Bill

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Fed Up: Fairfax Connector Workers on Strike

Union cites unfair labor practices and Transdev’s ‘slow-walking the talks.’

Bus Strike

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County Executive Presents FY 2025 Advertised Budget

Tax increase proposed; jobs cut; state underfunds schools; supervisors will make changes.


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Preschool Mail Carriers Deliver Valentines

FCPS teacher broadens students' learning and social skills through play.


House of Delegates Considering SB 280, Medical Aid in Dying

Death with dignity bill passed in Virginia Senate.

Death with Dignity

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DOJ Releases Uvalde Review in mid-January

Where are comments by Fairfax County and Virginia on recommendations?


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Justice Sunday Addresses Mount Vernon Issues

Justice Sunday Addresses Mount Vernon Issues

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