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  1. Occoquan River Communities to celebrate 'WinterFest' December 12Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Potomac Local

    Communities along both sides of the Occoquan river are collaborating to present WinterFest - a festival of winter fun in Lake Ridge, Lorton, Occoquan and Woodbridge on December 12. The day-long series of events kicks off at 11 a.m. with a "Rock & Roll Christmas" parade, featuring Santa arriving via firetruck. The parade begins at the corner of Minnieville and Harbor Drive, continuing along Harbor Drive to Tackett's Mill, where a Holiday Art Market will be open from noon until 4 p.m. From 4 to 7 p.m., festivities move to Historic Occoquan and the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton, where there will be evening shopping, fire pits, marshmallow roasting, carolers and more.


  2. Wallpaper over existing paperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | The Washington Post

    ... piece of furniture, he said, adding that for bulky pieces Baldino's usually suggests going to the company's shop in Lorton, which has more space. Sometimes, it's easier to remove the lock and just take that to a shop, McMasters said. "We had a ...


  3. Historic Lorton Prison to be Given New Life as Alexander Company Breaks Ground on Master DevelopmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | PR Log

    LORTON, Va. - Nov. 24, 2015 - PRLog -- Lorton, VA - The historic Lorton Prison, originally commissioned by Theodore Roosevelt in the early 20th century, is undergoing extensive redevelopment.


  4. As parkour grows up, its devotees matureRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 22 | The Washington Post

    ... to achy bones and arthritic knees. "It's like just playing in the playground,"said 49-year-old Christie Thomas of Lorton, Va., who started practicing parkour four years ago after watching her 10- and 16-year-old sons try the sport. "It brings the ...


  5. Suspect Flees Lorton Home After He Sees Resident: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police say an unknown man entered a Lorton home Thursday morning through an unlocked door. The suspect fled as soon as he saw someone in the residence, police said.


  6. Occoquan is ready to light its Christmas Tree and the shops look festiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Potomac Local

    ... of the festival which takes place in the town, at Tacketts Mill Shopping Center, and at the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton.


  7. Brew In Town: Fair Winds Siren's LureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | City Paper

    ... year's Great American Beer Festival. The award came just six months after the nautically themed brewery opened in Lorton, Va. in March. Quite a feat, and well-deserved: Siren's Lure is a delicious, easy-to-drink beer. Its flavors-a blend of ...


  8. Redevelopment Project at Historic Lorton Prison Set to BeginRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Patch.com

    ... High School is shown in the upper-left of the photo above. A project to redevelop the historic core of the former Lorton Reformatory, also known as the Laurel Hill Adaptive Reuse Area, is moving forward after 14 years of planning and preparations, ...


  9. Lorton Resident Thwarts Attempted Robbery by 3 Teens: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Patch.com

    Fairfax County Police say three teens who said they had a gun tried to rob a Lorton resident Tuesday night just outside the man's apartment. Police say the attempted robbery took place near 9700 block of Hagel Circle , Tuesday night at about 8:11 p.m. That's when police say the resident was walking alone outside his apartment when he was approached by three men who surrounded him and demanded that he hand over his wallet and cell phone.


  10. FS: Elektra Belle Epoque 2-Group Espresso MachineRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | CoffeeGeek.com

    Joined: 26 Oct 2005 Posts: 452 Location: Lorton, Virginia USA Expertise: I live coffee Espresso: Bunn ES-1A Grinder: Cunill "Full Metal" Vac Pot: Cory Gasketless Roaster: UFO/TO This is a magnificent 2-Group machine that utilizes 220 Volts. A friend bought this machine to renovate a few years ago.


  11. European trip agent indicted for embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Smithfield Times

    ... students from Smithfield High School was indicted last week on embezzlement charges. Augustine Acheampong of Lorton was indicted by an Isle of Wight grand jury Nov. 9 on nine counts of embezzlement, according to the Isle of Wight County ...


  12. Man charged in Lorton, Va. overnight shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WUSA-TV Washington

    A man was charged for shooting a 20-year-old man early Tuesday after police say a dispute took place at a Lorton home. Man charged in Lorton, Va.


  13. Shooting: Lorton Man, 20, in Life-Threatening Condition, Police SayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Patch.com

    A 20-year old Lorton man is in life-threatening condition Tuesday morning after he was shot at his home on Forest Greens Drive, according to Fairfax County Police. Police say they responded to a report of a person shot at a home in the 9200 block of Forest Greens Drive in Lorton shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday.


  14. Man shot in Lorton homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 20-year-old man suffered a life-threatening wound when he was shot during an argument at a small party early Tuesday in Lorton, Virginia, police say. Fairfax County police have not released the man's identity, but do say they have a 47-year-old Lorton man in custody.


  15. Dispute leads to overnight shooting in Lorton, Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | WUSA-TV Washington

    Dispute leads to overnight shooting in Lorton, Va. A dispute led to a shooting in Lorton overnight and left one person injured, Fairfax County police said.


  16. Arlington art studio to open its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Fairfax Times

    ... are certainly a couple that are recognizable. The Torpedo Factory in Alexandria and the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton come to mind immediately. However, as Jay Young Gerard, modern artist, notes the Columbia Pike Artist Studios is a well kept ...


  17. Springfield and Alexandria: New Hayfield theater director pulls from...Read the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... Chirinos is living every little girl's dream: to become a princess. In just her second musical, the freshman from Lorton won the role of "Belle" in the Hayfield Secondary School production of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast." In addition to the new ...


  18. South County High School Theatre Presents JABBERWOCKRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... countytheatre.org . The Dale S. Rumberger Auditorium at South County High School is located at 8501 Silverbrook Road, Lorton, Virginia 22079.


  19. RE/MAX Gateway: Taking Success to New HeightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... serving buyers and sellers in the major market areas of Alexandria, Arlington, Chantilly, Loudoun, Gainesville and Lorton. We're a full-service company offering residential and commercial properties, as well as property management services, and our ...


  20. Virginia Security Company Awarded Contract Renewal from Fairfax County GovernmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 10 | PRWeb

    ... Department of Facilities and Transportation Services at locations throughout Fairfax County including Laurel Hill and Lorton Arts, the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Center, the Fairfax County Government Center, all Fairfax County ...


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