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Arlington News

ARLnow Daily Debrief for May 29, 2024

Good Wednesday evening, Arlington. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. News recap The following articles were published earlier today —…

ACPD on scene of incident involving items tossed out of condo

There’s a sizable police presence at a North Arlington condo building this evening. ARLnow saw a number of Arlington County police cruisers outside of the Carlyn Place condo building at…

MacPhail Plans Fettuccine for 100 for Eagle Scout Project

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Alverson Leaves a Sweet Legacy

Blood drive initiative in Jimmy’s memory

Arlington County reverses eminent domain pursuit on Columbia Pike home after community feedback

The Arlington County Board says it's negotiating other options instead of acquiring the entire property.

Arlington Park System Ranked 5th in Nation

Arlington Park System Ranked 5th in Nation

NEW: Arlington stops eminent domain effort for Columbia Pike house

Arlington County is no longer trying to take a home on Columbia Pike by eminent domain. The effort — part of a planned road safety project — sparked a controversy…

This Arlington landmark is the “DC area’s best spot to take in Mother Nature,” according to WTOP

Arlington National Cemetery (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Move over National Arboretum, the D.C. area’s “best spot to take in Mother Nature” is in Arlington, according to WTOP. The radio…

Road closures scheduled in Crystal City and Clarendon this weekend for cycling event

The annual return of the Armed Forces Cycling Classic will prompt road closures in Crystal City and Clarendon this weekend. Sections of Crystal Drive and surrounding Crystal City roads will…

Arts Focus: Jump-start June at Lubber Run Amphitheater and Columbia Pike Blues Fest!

This column is sponsored by Arlington Arts/Arlington Cultural Affairs, a division of Arlington Economic Development. The sound of summer is here in Arlington with free outdoor concerts and a music festival…

Arlington has seen more than 150 thefts from liquor stores so far this year

File photo Arlington County is experiencing a rash of liquor store thefts and robberies this year. The county is often seeing multiple thefts per day from Virginia ABC stores —…
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Fairfax News

In Memoriam: Dorothy C. Natolly

Dorothy C. Natolly, 73, of Bedford, Pennsylvania went to be with the Lord on Monday, May 20, 2024 at UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA.

Organized Theft Crew Arrested: Over-The-Counter Medications Targeted

Fairfax County, VA – Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau have arrested three suspects after a spree of over-the-counter medication thefts. In February, detectives received a tip that an organized…

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National Trails Day

National Trails Day

Fairfax City Festival Celebrates All Things Asian

Fairfax City Festival Celebrates All Things Asian

George Mason lands $5M donation to help renovate Fairfax performing arts hall

George Mason University is planning a new look and name for its Center for the Arts.

Fairfax County police to partner with ATF for task force addressing violent crimes

The effort to team up is part of the Northern Virginia Violent Crime Task Force.

ATF, Fairfax Police combine to create violent crime task force

The effort to team up is part of the Northern Virginia Violent Crime Task Force.

Fathom Holdings Appoints Jon Gwin as Chief Operating Officer

CARY, N.C., May 28, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Fathom Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: FTHM) ("Fathom"; or the "Company"), a national, technology-driven, end-to-end real estate services platform, today announced the appointment of Jon…

Discover More for Less: Embrace Budget-Friendly Summer Travel

(BPT) - The summer travel season is fast approaching, and there is no better time than now to start planning your next adventure. Hilton’s latest trends report found adventure is…

In Memoriam: Jane Lanier St. John

Jane Lanier St. John peacefully passed away on May 2, 2024, in Fairfax, VA, at the age of 83. She was born on July 30, 1940. Jane, known for her…

Making history in Fairfax County | 1st Black woman promoted to battalion chief of fire and rescue department

Battalion Chief Felicia Barnes has been a member of Fairfax County Fire and Rescue for over 21 years.
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Prince William News

Weekend events: Occoquan RiverFest, railway festival

And just like that, it’s June. The pools are open, and kids are counting down until school’s out.

Master Gardeners at Teaching Garden Saturday, June 1

Prince William Cooperative Extension invites county residents to bring dull garden tools to the Teaching Garden (on the grounds of the St. Benedictine Monastery at 9535 Linton Hall Rd, Bristow)…

Lifesaving acts of valor

More than 240 local police officers and firefighters have been recognized with Valor Awards for quick responses that in some cases helped save lives, including the following incidents:

More than 240 first responders honored with Valor Awards

Lifesaving acts heroism and bravery by police officers and firefighters, along with some crime-solving ingenuity, were recently recognized during the 38th annual Valor Awards.

REGIONAL SOCCER: Four hours later, the mighty Colgan girls are still undefeated

A soccer game can be viewed as a prolonged, complicated drama filled with twists and turns. In many ways it’s a marathon, not a sprint, which suited the talented Colgan…

Haymarket fifth grader to compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee

A Haymarket fifth grader is taking another shot at the National Spelling Bee.

Three homes damaged, firefighter and resident injured in Woodbridge townhouse fire

A two-alarm fire in Woodbridge on Tuesday night damaged three townhouses and left a firefighter and resident suffering minor injuries.

Lake Ridge Chorale to present its final performance this Friday,  May 31

The Lake Ridge Chorale will present it final concert, “Hello, Springl," a program of music suggested by the members of the group, on Friday, May 31 2024 at 8 p.m.…

Three Woodbridge townhouses posted as unsafe to occupy after May 28 fire

One firefighter was injured and four people were displaced after a townhouse fire in Woodbridge late Tuesday evening.

Firefighter, resident injured in fire damaging 3 Woodbridge townhomes

A firefighter and a resident were sent to the hospital with injuries and four people were displaced Tuesday night by a two-alarm fire that ripped through two townhomes in Woodbridge.

Micron takes lead in semiconductor network for minority-serving colleges

Micron has earned plaudits from Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin for launching the Minority Serving Institution Semiconductor Network.

Virginia Senate candidate Cao welcomes primary endorsement of former president Trump

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed the frontrunner for the Republican nomination in this year’s Senate contest in Virginia.
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Reston / Herndon News

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Most Loudoun County Sentence Ever

Maybe getting rid of the "pizza" will help with the smell.

County board allows fewer parking spots at Reston Town Center expansion

The Reston Town Center expansion seen from the Dulles Access Road (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Fewer parking spaces will be required in the expansion of Reston Town Center than…

Replacement project for ‘unsound’ Herndon pedestrian bridge advances

A pedestrian bridge on Hunters Creek Trail in Herndon is due for replacement (via Town of Herndon) The Town of Herndon has taken a crucial step towards constructing a new…

Senior living developer proposes additional housing option for planned Reston facility

Developer Silverstone Senior Living is seeking to revise its plan for The Canopy in Reston (via Fairfax County) The Canopy, a planned assisted living community that was once supposed to…

JW Marriott hotel makes progress toward 2025 opening at Reston Station

Developer Comstock celebrated the topping out of JW Marriott Hotel and Residences, a new hotel and condominium building under construction in The Row at Reston Station (courtesy Comstock) The developer…

NOW: Woman seriously injured in Reston car crash, police say

Summerchase Court in Reston (via Google Maps) A woman has been hospitalized with critical injuries after a car crash in Reston’s Summer Ridge neighborhood near the North Point Village Center.…

Indoor golf studio CitySwing has opened at Reston Town Center

CitySwing at Reston Town Center (staff photo by James Jarvis) Reston golfers can now hone their swing in a temperature-controlled, indoor environment. CitySwing opened an indoor golf studio in Reston…

Herndon man arrested after alleged ‘sexual display’ on W&OD Trail

The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail at Sterling Blvd (via Google Maps) A 30-year-old man from Herndon was arrested on Sunday (May 12) for allegedly exposing himself to a…

Reston Town Center announces lineup for summer concert series

Reston Town Center (staff photo by James Jarvis) Reston Concerts on the Town will kick off this Saturday (May 18) in conjunction with the Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art’s annual…

Herndon to conduct pilot program on lowering outdoor dining fees

Aslin Beer Company in downtown Herndon (staff photo by James Jarvis) The Town of Herndon will look into lowering how much restaurants and other businesses pay for using public space…

BREAKING: DRB Cites Magnetosphere

Reston, Virginia, after the clouds cleared around 4:00 AM!!! @dougkammerer @TenaciousTopper @SPACEdotcom @spaceweather @NOAA @NWS @accuweather #AuroraBorealis #NorthernLights pic.twitter.com/mZmUvPmLMV— The Snow Dog (@26Below) May 11, 2024 This shocking photo posted on…

Pool season returns to Reston with newly renovated facilities, extended hours

Reston Association Communications Director Cara O’Donnell and Aquatics Facility Manager Nate Wheeler at the renovated Lake Thoreau Pool (via Reston Association/YouTube) Reston Association is ready to dive into a new…
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Tysons Corner / McLean News

Bright MLS Weekly Market Report

Week Ending May 19, 2024 Washington, D.C. Metro  Summary  About Bright MLS Bright is proud to be the source of truth for comprehensive real estate data in the Mid-Atlantic, with market…

Business News from the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority – May 24

Fairfax County is the ‘Center of Gravity’ for NetApp’s Public Sector Headquarters The intelligent data infrastructure company NetApp celebrated the Grand Opening of its new U.S. Public Sector headquarters in the Boro…

Celebrate – Honor – Remember: Memorial Day 2024

Celebrate Memorial Day and the long weekend with these local events centered on honoring our service men and women.  24th Annual Ride of the Patriots Sunday, May 266:30am – 5:00pm…

This Week’s Premier Real Estate Listings

See new luxury listings in the real estate market. Fabulous Oakton Retreat  Oakton, VA |  $1,972,000 Stunning Clive Christian kitchen with white cabinets and marble counters. Wolf and SubZero appliances.…

Announcing Reston Community Center’s Five Summer Concert & Entertainment Series 

Vibrant Summer Sounds Arrive at Halley Rise and Return to Lake Anne Plaza   Reston Community Center (RCC) is delighted to unveil its highly anticipated roster of summer concerts and entertainment…

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Bernstein Management Group presents 7777 Leesburg Pike

Just Released Small Executive Suites Available  This Tysons Corner Office Building has a wide range of large to small offices to suit your needs! About Bernstein Management Group Bernstein Management Group…

Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend May 17 – May 19

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area! The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin Friday, May…

Nearing 1-year anniversary, Joon in Tysons unveils new bar and patio

Joon has expanded its offerings in Tysons with the addition of a bar and patio. Named after a poetic Farsi term for “wine,” May Bar began serving customers inside the...…

Northern Virginia Woofie’s host ‘Paws in the Park’ pet adoption event at Wolf Trap

Apollo, a labrador mix up for adoption from Pet Connect Rescue (courtesy Woofie’s) Owners of six Woofie’s franchises in Northern Virginia are hosting a “Paws in the Park” pet adoption...…

County requests federal funding for hybrid and diesel Fairfax Connector buses

A Fairfax Connector bus to Tysons (staff photo by James Jarvis) The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has the green light to apply for a federal grant to replace...…

Tysons Corner Center to kick off summer with grand opening for new garden

The country band Delta Spur performs on the Plaza at Tysons Corner Center for the mall’s 2023 summer concert series (courtesy Tysons Corner Center) Fresh produce, good dogs and live...…
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Loudoun News

Hong Kong court convicts 14 pro-democracy activists in the city's biggest national security case

A Hong Kong court has convicted 14 pro-democracy activists in the city’s biggest national security case under a law imposed by Beijing that has all but wiped out public dissent.…

Israel says it's taken control of key area of Gaza's border with Egypt awash in smuggling tunnels

Israel’s military says it's seized control of a strategic corridor that runs along the length of Gaza’s border with Egypt. The capture on Wednesday gives Israel control over a strip…

School Board to vote June 11 on plan to close school on 4 days to accommodate teacher training

At a May 28 School Board meeting, school division officials outlined a proposal to close school on four days for state-mandated teacher training. The board will vote June 11.

AP PHOTOS: Weeks of sweltering heat scorch northern India

BIKANER, India (AP) — People in northern India have been struggling with an unrelenting, weekslong heat wave that has forced schools to close in some places and raised the risk…

Leesburg ‘managing the present while looking to the future,’ Burk says in State of the Town address

Mayor Kelly Burk emphasized Leesburg’s “strong financial and governance position” at her annual State of the Town address May 29.

Low-wage states with cheap housing dominated the post-pandemic jobs boom

More than half of the nation’s jobs created in the past five years have come in two states: Texas and Florida.

Jurors in Trump hush money trial end 1st day of deliberations after asking to rehear testimony

The jury in Donald Trump’s hush money trial has ended its first day of deliberations without a verdict. The panel asked Wednesday to rehear potentially crucial testimony about the alleged…

School Board plans vote on school renaming review

Nearly four years after the Loudoun County School Board authorized a study of all 98 school names and mascots for potential connections with slavery and segregation, the board has changed…

At Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial, prosecutors highlight his wife's desperate finances

Prosecutors at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial have showed jurors hundreds of texts, emails and phone calls that show his girlfriend-turned-wife's desperate financial situation before New Jersey businessmen came to…

New Louisiana law will criminalize approaching police under certain circumstances

Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry has signed legislation making it a crime to knowingly approach within 25 feet of a police officer while they are “engaged in law enforcement duties” after…

Officials, industry reps discuss affordable housing, homelessness

Local, state and federal officials gathered with housing industry representatives May 23 to discuss the challenges of building affordable housing and addressing homelessness. The major problem, they said: not enough…

Charges reduced against 3 facing prosecution in man's death during admission to psychiatric hosptial

Second-degree murder charges against two sheriff’s deputies and a hospital worker have been reduced to involuntary manslaughter charges in the death of a Virginia man who was pinned to the…
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Alexandria News

D.C. man sentenced 12-and-a-half years for West End carjacking and police chase

Police car lights (file photo) A 33-year-old D.C. man was sentenced to 12-and-a-half years in prison for a carjacking that led to a chase with the Alexandria Police Department, a…

Alexandria OK’s nearly $300K loan to Wesley Housing for dilapidated Arlandria properties

Wesley Housing has acquired the six-building Parc Square Apartments in Arlandria (via Wesley Housing) It’s been two years since Wesley Housing acquired the affordable Parc Square Apartments complex in Arlandria, and…

PHOTOS: City leaders cut ribbon at Alexandria City High School’s Minnie Howard Campus

After two years under construction, city leaders cut the ribbon today on Alexandria City High School’s new Minnie Howard Campus. The $190 million project for the 343,000-square-foot, five-story satellite campus…

SLIDESHOW: Memorial Day 2024

By Arwen Clemans In case you missed Alexandria’s Memorial Day events, we’ve got you covered! Here are some photos from the new Vietnam War plaque dedication ceremony and scenes from…

POLL: How many dogs should be allowed to live in Alexandria households?

Darth Vader walks his dog at the Del Ray Halloween Parade on Sunday, October 30, 2022. (staff photo by James Cullum) How many dogs should be allowed to live in…

Mayor proposes increasing number of dogs (and not cats) allowed in Alexandria households

A dog takes the back seat in the Arlandria neighborhood of Alexandria. (staff photo by James Cullum) Despite being one of the dog-friendliest cities in the country, it’s been illegal…

Notes: Oakville Triangle affordable apartments available soon

Good Wednesday morning, Alexandria! Today’s weather: Expect showers and thunderstorms throughout the day with a high of 78°F and a light west wind around 8 mph. There’s an 80% chance…

Students seen playing 'inappropriate game' role-playing a social studies lesson after school in Alexandria

The incident happened after school at Lyles-Crouch Traditional Academy.

Virginia ABC opening new store on S. Washington Street on Wednesday

ABC Virginia is opening a new location at 825 S. Washington Street in Old Town (staff photo by James Cullum) Get your snifters, tumblers and martini glasses ready, because the…

Goodwin House asking Alexandria for $65 million in tax-exempt bond financing

Resident at Goodwin House, via Goodwin House/Facebook City Council will consider signing off on issuing $65 million in tax-exempt bond financing to nonprofit senior communities in Alexandria and Falls Church.…

JUST IN: APD investigating gun brandishing incident on S. Van Dorn Street

There was a brandishing incident in the 500 block of S. Van Dorn Street on the afternoon of May 28, 2024 (via Google Maps) The Alexandria Police Department is currently…

Suspects arrested after liquor store theft, stolen car crash in Del Ray

Alexandria Police lights (staff photo by James Cullum) Four suspects were arrested on Memorial Day after allegedly robbing a Virginia ABC store in the West End, fleeing in a stolen…
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