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Ring in the New Year, Ring Out Café Oggi

Cafe Oggi closing

MCA: Build Pedestrian Bicyclist Friendly Projects in McLean

$100 million available countywide over six years.

Bike Ped Projects

2 Alarm House Fire in McLean

McLean fire

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Matters of Importance to Great Falls in 2022

Supervisor John W. Foust's perspective.

Stuff happening in Great Falls

Column: Fox in the Chicken Coop

K Plum Column

Tax on Plastic Bags

Bag tax

Take the FCPS Superintendent Search Survey

Superintendent survey

Veri Peri Named 2020 Color of the Year

Described blue with red-violet undertones, the hue is expected to be on trend this year.


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Return to School 2022

After a week of weather closures, FCPS opens with Covid-19 surging

Returning to school

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FCPS Faces Staff Shortages in the Face of Omicron

Superintendent pledges to keep students in the classroom, but it will “not be business as usual.”

School with Covid

Fire Department Staffing

Fire department hiring

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Snow and Schools in Fairfax County

The communication and snow removal system continues to evolve to keep all the boxes checked.

Snow and school

Column: My Elected Representative

“A defensible result that will move Virginia into a leadership role of independent redistricting”

Ken Plumb

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Bicyclist and Pedestrian Killed in McLean as 2021 Closes

Separate crashes kill two vulnerable road users.

Bicycle fatality

Searching for Answers to Racism in McLean

Daryl Davis headlines McLean Community Center’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. event


Grocery Tax Change Proposed

Alternative revenue source not identified

Grocery tax

Virginia Now More Humane for Animals

Cruelty free cosmetics law in effect Jan. 1, 2022.


Making Decision During COVID

Even small decisions can cause anxiety, stress.

Covid Stress

2022 Real Estate Forecast

Real Estate Forecast

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Encore Creativity Resumes In-Person Song

Those over 55 with a passion for music can now practice and perform in person, with precautions.