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Local Rock Band’s Original Song up for Award

With a handful of original songs and a show every weekend, the Mojo Aces have an ace in the hole this time around.

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New Food Establishments Open in Lorton

The growing area in Lorton off Silverbrook Road welcomed two new restaurants in January as this Liberty Market area grows with the population in southern Fairfax County.

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New President, New Ideas Coming to FABB

Bicycling group continues to grow with biking efforts in Fairfax County.

Over at the Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling, 2024 will start out with a new president, as former president Bruce Wright steps down and newly elected Joy Faunce takes over.

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Car Crimes Are on ACE Units Radar

Useful in Mount Vernon for carjacking and auto thefts.

The Fairfax County Police Department is taking another step to get tough on car theft with the Auto Crimes Enforcement Unit known as “ACE.”

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Trail Summit Highlights Connectivity

Discussion included the hard work done on the Mount Vernon Trail this summer.

In the end of October, area transportation officials got together for the second annual Northern Virginia Recreational Trails Summit to look at the recreational trails picture for the Northern Virginia area with a goal of improving the trail network.

Hunger Is Closer Than You Think

Food For Neighbors celebrates Its seventh anniversary and over 425,000 pounds of donations

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Fairfax County Investing in Electric School Buses

Diesel school buses will be gone by 2035.

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National Park Service User Survey Comes to an End

Paved Trails Study looks at six trail networks in metro area including Mount Vernon.

This fall, the National Park Service gathered information for the Mount Vernon trail improvements as part of the “Paved Trails Study” in the National Capital Region that included the George Washington Memorial Parkway, C&O Canal National Historic Park, the Potomac Heritage Trail, Rock Creek Park trails and others in the National Mall and Historic Parks area.

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Fairfax County Plugs in First Electric Trash Truck

New truck is quiet and spews no diesel fumes.

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