Week in Vienna

Week in Vienna

<sh>Fawley Trial Pushed Back

<bt>At an April 5 hearing, the trial of Ben Fawley, who faces a first degree murder charge in the death of 17-year-old Vienna resident Taylor Behl, was pushed back from May 30 to Aug. 17. Judge William H. Shaw III granted a motion of continuance filed by the defense because of the volume of evidence involved in the case. Shaw also ruled that letters written from jail by Fawley to a female friend must be turned over as evidence in the trial, and he granted a defense motion that Fawley be transferred from Richmond City Jail, where he has been held since September, to Middle Peninsula Regional Jail in Saluda, closer to the Mathews County courthouse where proceedings are being held. Behl's body was found in Mathew's County.

<sh>Toll Administration Facility Robbed

<bt>On Thursday, March 30 around 7:50 p.m., a 55-year-old McLean-area man was in the VDOT trailer in the 8600 block of Leesburg Pike in the Tysons Corner area. He was preparing money for deposit when two men brandishing guns entered the trailer and demanded money. After grabbing an undisclosed amount of currency and coins, the robbers fled the area in a dark-colored sports car that may have been a Camaro or Mustang. The victim was not injured.

Both suspects were described as black men about 20 years old, 5 feet 11 inches tall and 160 pounds. They both wore black ski masks, black/dark blue coats and dark pants. Anyone with information about this incident and these suspects is asked to call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or the police non-emergency number at 703-691-2131.

<sh>Car Tag Deadline

<bt>Town of Vienna motor vehicle decals must be displayed by midnight Monday, April 17. Decals are available by mail and in the Finance Department at Town Hall weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The registration fee is $20 for passenger cars and trucks weighing under 4,000 pounds, $25 for cars and trucks 4,000 pounds and over, and $10.50 for motorcycles. Call 703-255-6323.

Additional hours for last-minute car tag sales have been scheduled in the Finance Department April 12, 13 and 14 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. and April 17 from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

<sh>Community Center Anniversary

<bt>The Vienna Community Center will celebrate its 40th anniversary this Saturday, April 15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be class demonstrations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. including Chi Kung, aerobics, adult writing, teen beading, youth and teen hip-hop, and more. There will also be a puppet show at 11 a.m. and a moon bounce, a rock wall, air brush tattoos, a bungee run and an obstacle course. At noon the mayor and Town Council will recognize the founders, master builders and builders of the community center.

<sh>Summer Jobs Available

<bt>The Town of Vienna has a number of openings in the Public Works and Parks & Recreation departments for temporary summer workers beginning in May. Hours are Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The salary is $9 per hour.

Public Works laborers assist Town crews in maintaining and repairing curbs, gutters and sidewalks, or in the daily operations of the Water and Sewer division. Parks maintenance workers assist in maintaining ball fields, mowing grass and cleaning park sites, while the summer landscaper position assists the town's horticulturist with the watering program and landscaping tasks.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, be able to perform heavy manual labor and have a valid driver's license. Those hired will be expected to work for at least six weeks. Contact the Administrative Services Office at 703-255-6350 or e-mail jobs@ci.vienna.va.us.