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  1. Viewpoints: Dr. King's Dream in Our TimesRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    John Lovaas, Host/Producer Reston Impact and Reston Farmers Market Co-chair: "Unfortunately his words are more important today than 20 years ago because of the man in the White House and the amazing following he has in at least one major political party. Dr. King's message of love bringing together little white and black children in our schools, for example, is directly contravened by messages of hatred and division coming from the highest levels of our country today."

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  2. Real Estate: McLean, Great Falls Market: Strong in 2017Read the original story

    Monday Jan 8 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The number of real estate transactions in McLean and Great Falls closed out the year in 2017 11 percent greater than in 2016. In comparison to the 2007 market just one decade ago, the number is up almost 30 percent.

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  3. Langley Chorus Presents Renaissance Feaste in McLeanRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Langley High School's Chorus presented the 15th annual Renaissance Feaste last Friday and Saturday nights, Dec. 1-2, where 75 students dressed as Medieval-costumed jesters, minstrels and musicians serenaded guests with holiday carols while they feasted on a catered meal from Boston Market. The show at "Langley Halle" that was decorated like Merrie Olde England was sold out both nights, serving about 330 guests.

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  4. Interviewing for Dream Job at Cooper Middle in McLeanRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Everyone has a dream job. Cooper Middle School gave eighth grade students a project in which they could research for it.

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  5. 3,500 People in Virginia Run Turkey Trot in CentrevilleRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The first-place male was Jonathan Phillips of Fairfax, 24, now living in Boston, who finished with a time of 15:42. He received a $100 gift certificate to The Running Store.

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  6. Rock 'N' Skate Party at Reston Town CenterRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Enjoying the Rock 'N' Skate Party at the Reston Town Center Ice Skating Pavilion are : Tommy Edelmann, 15, of Vienna; Aidan Kenny, 15, of Great Falls; Marc James-Finel, 15, of McLean; McKean McConnell, 15, of Great Falls; and Thomas Ryan, 15, of Great Falls. Cooler winter weather is coming.

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  7. Updating the KitchenRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    This kitchen by Case Design/Remodeling, Inc. includes a cooktop with a 36" island range hood. Photo Stacy Zarin Goldberg "While they didn't cook much before, they are now apparently loving the new space so much that they cook and entertain much more frequently," - Elle Hunter Using a soft grey on this kitchen island sets it apart from the white perimeter cabinets, says project director Elle Hunter of Case Design/Remodeling, Inc. When Jason and Jacqueline Adolf purchased their McLean home, their first order of business was to tackle their dated kitchen.

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  8. Helping Poor, Homeless For a Quarter CenturyRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Executive Director John MacPherson said Father Martyn Minns started this faith-based ministry at Truro Episcopal Church. "He noticed the church was constantly getting requests for aid from the poor, and they wanted to go deeper and help more," said MacPherson.

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  9. Restonians Enjoy Taste of FallRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Tim Bankert, a sous-chef with the Barcelona Wine Bar was making Paella, a traditional Spanish rice dish in a huge round cooking pan at the Taste of Fall Festival in Reston Town Center Saturday, Oct. 7. Ashley Jackson, server at The Melting Pot in Reston, shows off the chocolate-dipped strawberries and pretzels at the Taste of Fall Festival in Reston Town Center Saturday, Oct. 7. Claire Williams drizzles cheese dip at Tavern 64's booth at the Taste of Fall Festival in Reston Town Center Saturday, Oct. 7. Saturday was the Taste of Fall Festival in Reston Town Center. The festival that was to replace the traditional Oktoberfest activities centered around food and family fun.

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  10. Passion For Fashion' Show To Raise Funds for Child Victims of AbuseRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Melissa Larson, co-chair of the event; Melissa Mollet of NBC4, emcee of the show; and Erin West, co-chair of the event; were given roses for their contributions. Photo courtesy of SafeSpot Peaches Larson, daughter of the event's co-chair Melissa Larson, walked the runway last year with Pecos, SafeSpot's facility dog.

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  11. Tease photoRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Virginia gubernatorial candidates, Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam, debate Tuesday evening, Sept.19, at the Capital One headquarters in McLean. Photo courtesy: Washington Post "You see a lot of undecided voters, which means both campaigns have a lot of work to do between now and November."

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  12. Golden Gala to Support Teens Battling CancerRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    With September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Amelia Mazloom and Parker Gioia, seniors at the Potomac School in McLean, are doing their part to help raise awareness and funds for teens battling cancer. Treatments invented at St Jude Children's Research Hospital have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to more than 80 percent since it opened more than 50 years ago.

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  13. The Alden in McLean Presents Cellist Matt HaimovitzRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The Alden in McLean presents internationally renowned cellist Matt Haimovitz in a multi-part performance of "A Moveable Feast" on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 14 and 15, at various locations around McLean. On Saturday, Oct. 14, McLean residents should be on the lookout for Haimovitz as he will be offering small tastes of the "Feast" at various locations around town, such as the McLean Project for the Arts' MPA@ChainBridge Gallery , Dolley Madison Library and even Spring Hill RECenter .

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  14. McLean Community Foundation Awards $4,500 to McLean High SchoolRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The McLean Community Foundation recently awarded $4,500 to McLean High School for their recycling program pushing the total amount of grants awarded to McLean High School to more that $50,000 in MCF's history and the total for grants to McLean area FCPS schools to more than $100,000. In total for the recent grant period, MCF distributed $10,150.

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  15. Time for SchoolRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The ritual of back-to-school shopping offers an opportunity to think about school anew, says Amy Best of George Mason University. Photo by Marilyn Campbell .

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  16. Week in Great FallsRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "Elk River," an award-winning National Geographic film, tracking the annual migration of Yellowstone's wild elk in Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains will be shown on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7 p.m. at Great Falls Library Large Meeting Room, 9830 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls. The Claude Moore Colonial Farm, 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, will host Colonial Tobacco Harvest on Saturday, Aug. 19, 1-4 p.m. Tobacco was an important crop in Colonial Virginia, used as currency by the Claude Moore Colonial Farm family to buy supplies and other goods.

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  17. BASIS Summer Camp Focuses on Social JusticeRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    BASIS Independent McLean doesn't just provide students camp opportunities to learn about writing and math throughout summer. Camp programs like social justice and fantasy fiction teach children to look at bigger issues beyond school academics.

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  18. Summer Book Clubs for ChildrenRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Studies show that reading self-selected books cultivates positive attitudes towards books and reading, says librarian Julie M. Esanu. Photo by Marilyn Campbell .

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  19. Exploring Exotic Thai Food in McLeanRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    As most locals know, Thai food restaurants have mushroomed in the metro area, with likely hundreds offering dishes from this Asian country. Now something rather new in the Thai food world has happened: Welcome a newcomer to the McLean restaurant scene, but this eatery, Esaan Thai Restaurant, means indulging in some exotic - and unfamiliar to most Westerners - Thai food.

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  20. Week in McLean: Claude Moore Colonial Farm to Host Summer Colonial Market FairRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Claude Moore Colonial Farm family and other Virginia colonists will host the Summer Colonial Market Fair on Saturday and Sunday, July 15 & 16, 11 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. at 6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean. Games, children's activities, music and educational demonstrations such as the blacksmith, spinning, candle-making and splitting rails.

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