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1 hr ago | Loudoun Times
Two U.S. House seats in the northern Virginia suburbs are open for the first time in decades, but the races to succeed Republican Frank Wolf and Democrat Jim Moran are shaping up very differently.
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5 hrs ago | Patch.com
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6 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet
Fairfax County is preparing to stick it to our public school teachers again, as they have done for several years.
10 hrs ago | Patch.com
Wondering how the school calendar is affected by the recent snow days? Fairfax County Public Schools announced Thursday the changes to the school calendar for the rest of the 2013-2014 school year: "As per the School Board's approved calendar, the snow makeup days for the February 13 and March 3 snow days will be June 23 and 24 .
10 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
Twenty-five years after Amy Baker was murdered near Backlick Road in Springfield, family members are still searching for clues that could bring her killer to justice.
14 hrs ago | Fairfax Times
County officials are evaluating a controversial proposal to convert a construction debris landfill to a demonstration site for several different types of alternative energy generation.
The new Silver Line Reston-Wiehle East Station will feature Fairfax County's first enclosed, secure bicycle parking facility with a capacity for more than 200 bicycles.
Child safety advocates estimate several hundred thousand U.S. children fall victim to sex trafficking each year.
Officers from the Fairfax County Police Department are investigating two incidents in which women were sexually assaulted near commercial businesses in the Bailey's Crossroads area, according to a news release issued Wednesday by FCPD.
The Fairfax County Police reported Wednesday that a man exposed himself Tuesday in a parking lot near 13800 Braddock Road in Centreville.
The Virginia Department of Education has awarded grants totaling more than $2.1 million to ten partnerships between school divisions and colleges and universities to increase content knowledge and sharpen classroom skills of teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics - subject areas known collectively as STEM.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue recently honored a FastSigns employee in Herndon for her life-saving actions last summer, according to a story by ABC7.
According to FBI officials, public corruption is often the result of agreements made in whispered conversations and sealed with quick handshakes among law enforcement officials, judges, government officials, city inspectors, taxing or zoning assessors or other regulatory agency employees; mayors and town council members - even school resource ... (more)
The Earth's climate is in a constant state of change. [In the letter “ Fairfax County should lead on issues related to climate change “ in the Feb. 21-23 Fairfax Times, Jean Wright] assumes, by inference, that man can change the climate.
A fire at a Herndon area apartment was caused by fireplace ash, according to the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department.
Louise Archer Elementary School will celebrate its 75th anniversary with a focus on its history during an open house for the community on Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Louise Archer Elementary is a Fairfax County public school.
Walking into Park View High School Principal Dr. Virginia Minshew's office, there is a bulletin board full of her past students, colleagues and friends.