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Professionals Learn More About Native Plants

Native plants may be climate change survivors

Imagine a world without forests. Lands unable to control soil erosion, filter and clean water, control temperatures, store carbon, provide building materials, produce food and medicines, or soothe the soul with the sound of rustling leaves.

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Never Forget

City to mark anniversary of 9-11 attacks.

“We claim this ground in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001. To honor the 184 people whose lives were lost, their families, and all who sacrifice that we may live in freedom. We will never forget.” — Pentagon 9-11 Memorial inscription.

Wetlands Ordinance – Existing Bulkheads Generally Grandfathered

There has been a lot of information and misinformation being shared with community members, especially those who live along our waterways, as to what is permitted or not permitted based on the 2020 Virginia Wetlands law.

17 Year Old Arrested For Murder

FCPD Detectives from the Mount Vernon Police District arrested a 17-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting in a Woodlawn parking lot on Friday, Sept. 1.

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New Police Commander Urges Community Dialogue

“This is your police department.”

“It takes a lot to work in the Mount Vernon district,” Fairfax County police Captain Marc Mitchell told his audience at an Aug. 30 “Meet the Commander” gathering at the Sherwood Regional Library.

3 Shot, One Arrest; Arlington Swat Team Responds

3 Shot, One Arrest; Arlington Swat Team RespondsDetectives from Fairfax County Police Violent Crimes Division, with the assistance of the Arlington County Robbery and Homicide Unit, executed a search warrant and arrested Jorge Armando Melendez Gonzalez, 25 of Falls Church, late Sunday night.

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Cash from County’s Carryover Funds

$100K may be coming for each district’s unfunded capital improvement projects.

Who can apply for this and other funding may surprise you.

Artist Team Selected to Mark Local Struggle with Covid

ArtsFairfax and the Fairfax County Arts Committee named the artist team of Miriam Gusevich and Salvatore Pirrone to design a permanent memorial to the County’s victims of Covid-19 and to recognize the heroic efforts of county staff, nonprofits, health care providers and others who worked to help with the impact of the pandemic in the County.

Public Comment on Greenway Toll Increase Request Now Open

Greenway operator seeks 40% increase during peak morning and afternoon hours from $5.80 to $8.10.

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Fairfax County Plugs in First Electric Trash Truck

New truck is quiet and spews no diesel fumes.

Electric trash truck

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Great Falls Rotary Club Donates to Cornerstones

Gift baskets for children and youth at Neighborhood Resource Center in Herndon.

The Rotary Club of Great Falls donated 40 'End of the Year' baskets to Cornerstones in Reston for its Out-of-School Youth Program for elementary and middle school students.

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Virginia Conservation Assistance Program

Cost-share program offers up to 80 percent of eligible project funds.

A Virginia Conservation Assistance Program presented by the Virginia Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts is offering property owners in Fairfax County an urban cost-share program.

Herndon Woman, 70, Dead in Crash

A 70-year-old woman died from injuries from an Aug. 11 single-vehicle crash on Dranesville Road in Reston.

Arrests in Golf Course Robberies

One adult man and a 14 and 16-year-old have been arrested in an ongoing investigation of a robbery and brandishing at a Reston golf course.

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SPARC of Vienna Competes in Reston’s Cardboard Boat Regatta

FVCbank donates to SPARC.

SPARC clients become successful boatwrights.