Tim began his print journalism career writing for his high school newspaper — the Hayfield Orange Peal. A few years later, he picked up in the Netherlands as a copy editor and writer for Time Out Amsterdam magazine. He moved back to the United States in 2012 and began reporting for The Connection in January 2013 as a freelancer. Now on the staff, Tim covers Burke, Fairfax Station, Lorton, Clifton, Springfield and Mount Vernon. He has a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in political science and cultural-linguistic anthropology, and recently attended the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, ME.
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Roessler calls killing “savage and brutal.”
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At the Key Center school for students with severe intellectual disabilities, Apple iPads are a game-changer.
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Bill would create PANDAS advisory council.
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Wreath laying at Washington's tomb
Rising Hope Mission Church holds vigil at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Bald eagle is rescued
New Fairfax County police auditor
The NAACP of Fairfax County is hosting a community and Black History Month commemoration on Saturday, Feb. 25.