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One Juvenile Passenger Has Died

One of the juvenile passengers from the Nov. 20, 2023 crash on Pioneer Lane in McLean has died from injuries sustained in the crash, according to a police report on Nov. 27.

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Protecting Dark Skies Around Observatory Park

Board of Supervisors passes zoning ordinance gently limiting lighting within half mile of Turner Farm Park Observatory.

Among the board-approved action items on Nov. 21 was the Zoning Ordinance amendment regarding outdoor lighting around Turner Farm Park Observatory in Great Falls.

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Reston Town Center Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting 2023

Good neighbor volunteers are the sparkle.

Reston Town Center launched the season, celebrating on Friday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., with the annual Reston Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting.

6 Teens Seriously Hurt in McLean Crash

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Where to Give for Local impact

There are literally thousands of ways to give locally. Here are a few ideas. Please let us know what we have missed and any corrections. Send corrections or updates to with “Give Locally” in the subject line.

Switch to Battery Powered Leaf Blower (or a Rake)

In an effort to reduce the county's carbon footprint, the Park Authority and Department of Public Works and Environmental Services plan to set an example by cutting their use of gas-powered leaf blowers in half over the next year.

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FCPD Searching for Stolen French Bulldog

Detectives from FCPD Criminal Investigation Division are seeking the community’s assistance to locate a stolen french bulldog.

Board Resolutions Honor Residents


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Police Seeking Help Identifying Armed Robbers

Fairfax County police detectives are releasing two photos from a commercial robbery last Saturday, Nov. 18, in Chantilly and are asking for the community’s assistance in identifying the people responsible for this crime.

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Clifton Holiday Homes Tour and Horse Parade

The festivities begin Saturday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. with a colorful horse parade, followed by the Holiday Homes Tour from 4-7 p.m.

Capital Art & Craft Festival

The largest-ever Capital Art & Craft Festival returns to Northern Virginia Dec. 8-10, 2023 with more than 300 juried artisans taking over two Dulles Expo Center halls.

Reston Museum Puzzle Swap

On Dec. 2, visitors are encouraged to bring a puzzle and leave with a "new to you" puzzle.

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Economics Deflate Imminent Hopes For Herndon’s Downtown

Project lingers in limbo, but new permits process will be ready.

Economics has always been at the core of the issues delaying the Herndon Downtown Redevelopment Project (2019) between the Town of Herndon and Comstock Herndon Venture LC, according to Bill Ashton, the town’s manager.