Tim Peterson | Staff

Tim Peterson

Staff Reporter

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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Burke Man Sentenced to 115 Years for Armed Robberies

On April 14, Burke resident Larry Pyos, 35, received a sentence of 115 years in prison for multiple armed robberies charges involving Fairfax County and Falls Church businesses. The announcement came from U.S. Attorney Dana Boente’s office.

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Fairfax County: Annandale Man Arrested for Hate-Motivated Incidents

Dylan Mahone, 20, of Annandale was arrested in connection with three hate-motivated incidents, Fairfax County Police said, including a pair overnight on April 11 at the Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia and the Little River United Church of Christ.

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West Springfield Spartan Theatre opens a Rodgers & Hammerstein classic.

West Springfield Spartan Theatre opens a Rodgers & Hammerstein classic "Oklahoma."

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‘Our Big Moment’ in Mount Vernon

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Man Tased, Children Recovered

Barricade incident in Fort Hunt area.

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Wild Horse and Burro Adoption April 21-22

Wild Horse and Burro Adoption April 21-22

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Uncertainty Amid Growth

Federal spending, interest rates, employment patterns feature at Mount Vernon-Lee Economic Outlook summit.

Mount Vernon-Lee Economic Outlook summit.

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Have Your Musical and Eat it Too

Lake Braddock choirs sample Broadway hits with Dessert event.

Lake Braddock choirs sample Broadway hits with Dessert event.

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