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  1. The Indy bids farewell to In Other News author Roland Sweet, who died last monthRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Missoula Independent Online

    Roland Sweet, who has provided In Other News for the Indy since 1995, died from heart failure in Mount Vernon, Va., on July 24, 2015.


  2. George Washington's Mount Vernon Celebrates Purple Heart DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... of Military Merit circa 1783; courtesy of New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Mount Vernon will celebrate Purple Heart Day Friday with a musical performance by the U.S. Army Brass Quintet and the U.S. Army Band. The ...


  3. Fairfax County School Board Honors Retiring Leaders, Adopts Budget Review and Audit PlanRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... "We clearly will, with the addition of community members, accomplish our goals of many years ago," said Mount Vernon representative Dan Storck, "to have a highly functional, independent audit process." During new business, School Board members ...


  4. Can Hillary Mansion-Hop Her Way into Middle-Class Hearts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Politico

    ... at her Kalorama mansion, while the Mahmoods took the later two-hour time slot, opening the doors of their Mount Vernon, Virginia, estate from 7 to 9 p.m. Guests at both parties have ponied up the maximum donation of $2,700 each to rub shoulders with ...


  5. Burke: Terra Centre Elementary School Renovation Nearly CompletedRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... fairly steady over the past several years -- unlike other areas of the county such as the Route 1 corridor in Mount Vernon -- around 550 students. BUT CAPACITY was still an issue, with fifth and sixth grade students forced to take turns learning in ...


  6. Thursday's forecast: Hot, humid, stormy SoutheastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 | USA Today

    ... for July 23: In 1788, according to George Washington's weather diary, a hurricane passed directly over his Mount Vernon, Va., home. In 1977, 8 inches of snow was recorded in Pikes Peak, Colo. An absolutely breathtaking sunset in Chicago on July 17, ...


  7. Woman's Body Found Near Herndon-Area Parking Garage: Media ReportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 |

    The Fairfax County police are investigating the scene where a woman's body was found this morning near a parking garage south of the Reston Toll Road, according to media reports. The police are also investigating the discovery of another body Monday night in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County.


  8. Police: Decomposed Body Found in Mount Vernon AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 |

    A decomposed body has been found in the woods in the Mount Vernon area, Fairfax County Police Police said Tuesday morning. A man was walking in the woods Monday night near the 4800 block of Manor Drive when he came across a body police say is in an advanced state of decomposition.


  9. Human remains found in the woods in Fairfax CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 21 |

    A person was walking in the woods around 8 p.m. in the 4300 block of Manor Dr. in the Woodlawn Park/Mount Vernon area when they noticed a strong odor.


  10. Replica 'Hermione' to set sail for France after Canada visitRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 18 | Art Daily

    ... The original Hermione was used in that history-making battle. On its way to New York, the ship stopped again in Mount Vernon, Virginia, just outside Washington, then in Annapolis and Baltimore, both in Maryland, and in Philadelphia. It then moved on ...


  11. Muskets and lavender: Revolutionary War re-enactments part of Sequim Lavender WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... and Sequim on a bluff overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca - is a re-creation of George Washington's home in Mount Vernon, Va. During the enactments, the 7th Company, Brigade of Guards square off against the 2nd Connecticut Regiment of Militia, ...


  12. Michigan State football 2015 signee returns home to Salt Lake City have MRI test on kneeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 |

    ... to learn the extent of the injury suffered on June 5 on a senior class retreat. "Mufi was on his mission in Mount Vernon, Virginia, and they walk everywhere,'' Eugene Hunt. "His knee was really bothering him.'' Eugene Hunt said his son, a 6-foot-6, ...


  13. Fairfax HarrisonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... a handsome brick manor that once graced a high point on the Potomac between George Mason's Woodlawn and Mount Vernon (today's Fort Belvoir). In 1914, Harrison built a Colonial Revival country home about two country miles south of Marshall, and more ...


  14. Revolutionary War muskets and lavender combine for festivals at Port Angeles luxury B&BRead the original story

    Monday Jul 6 | Peninsula Daily News

    ... Angeles and Sequim on a bluff overlooking the Strait of Juan de Fuca, is a re-creation of Washington's home in Mount Vernon, Va. Its lavender fields comprise the Washington Lavender Farm. The events are part of the inn-farm's Northwest Colonial ...


  15. Replica French ship Hermione salutes America's Liberty statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 |

    ... capitulation. The original Hermione was used in that battle. On its way to New York, the ship stopped again in Mount Vernon, Virginia, just outside Washington, then in Annapolis and Baltimore, both in Maryland, and in Philadelphia. It will move on ...


  16. Fighting for the FarmRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | The Leadership Institute

    Why did she join the 2015 Congressional Property Rights Caucus Roundtable, and become The Property Rights Foundation of America's "Nation's Grassroots Property Rights Leader"? Martha Boneta grew up in Mount Vernon, Virginia. She attended George Mason University for both her undergraduate and law degree, later studying Alternative Dispute Resolution at the prestigious Strauss Institute of Pepperdine University.


  17. Nationa s first leaders revolutionized garden stylesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... the first person to bring in trees and shrubs from the original 13 colonies. At one time, Washington's home, Mount Vernon, Virginia, was the most visited home and garden in the nation as it was where one could see magnolias, sassafras, mountain ...


  18. Mount Vernon: Hyland's Office Apologizes for Using County Email to Endorse StorckRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    When retiring supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) announced an endorsement for Dan Storck as his replacement, the release came through the [email protected] email. The endorsement followed Storck's victory over Tim Sargeant, Jack ...


  19. Lafayette's Hermione Voyage 2015 to Highlight Oneida Indian Nation's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | PRWeb

    ... the Atlantic to land in Yorktown, Pennsylvania, earlier this month. The ship's tour will also include stops in Mount Vernon, VA, Alexandria, VA, Annapolis, MD, Baltimore, MD, Philadelphia, PA, New York, NY, Greenport, NY, Newport, RI, Boston, MA, ...


  20. Flash Flood Warning in Mount Vernon Area Saturday NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2015 |

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the Mount Vernon area Saturday night, including Woodbridge, Fort Belvoir, Dale City, Franconia, Newington, Montclair, Mason Neck and Mount Vernon. The thunderstorm moving through the area is expected to produce heavy rain across the area, with up to three inches of rain already on the ground.


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