Wild turtles need protection; enjoy them by seeing them, but leave them be.
From scratchy ancient petroglyphs to the children’s book heroine, Myrtle the turtle, to fictional superheroes Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, turtles have long fascinated people.
Savoring the last unofficial days of summer on Lake Anne
Water lovers made their way to docks at Lake Anne Plaza in Reston for one more summer Sunday, paddling and pedaling on the tree-lined reservoir.
The results of the 2020 U.S. Census remind us that the world around us changes in more ways than we might consciously detect or understand.
As I approach my four-week anniversary of "the burning," I do so with cautious optimism that one day soon, I'll be walking upright once again and doing so without the assistance of my walker.
Fairfax County families and educators discuss COVID-19 School Year 2021-22.
The first day of the much-anticipated, in-person return to school for SY2021-22 looms for many families, friends, and educators in Fairfax County's independent, public and home-based education systems.
Marymount professor and student join ‘Heat Watch’ effort.
Enduring dangerously high temperatures, Marymount University student Bader Hakami and biology professor Susan Agolini spent a day working as community scientists.
As our Fairfax community is preparing to return to school in just a couple of weeks, we’re also approaching a major opportunity to transform our county for the better.
Putting their mission statement front and center
Team Members at Mom's Organic Market take environmental restoration seriously.
The extended weather forecast for this week indicates that temperatures will be in the mid- to upper-90s.
On Aug. 10, the General Assembly completed work in a special session to appropriate federal pandemic funds and elect judges.
There is a map and system to where the paving goes.
August is hot, and the drivers trying to get back to a normal routine have probably hit a pothole or two out on the roads, but VDOT is out there with the paving crews, putting down pavement on 1,145 lane miles throughout the paving season, which goes until November.
Expansion of school COVID-19 vaccination clinics underway
The level of community transmission of COVID-19 in Fairfax County is increasing again.
Proclamation celebrates neighborhood spirit and cooperation among residents and police
National Night Out is a time to celebrate, whether the clock that day says noon or 8 p.m. It is a time to have community fun, to say thank you to law enforcement officers, and get more involved in the community.
Small changes in home accessories can transform a space.
When it comes to interior design, attention to even the smallest of details took on new importance over the past year.
Lawmakers go on a spending spree with billions of dollars from Uncle Sam.
Big business cleaned up this week, taking home the biggest prizes in the special session to spend $3 billion in stimulus cash. Meanwhile, low-income Virginians didn't fare quite as well.