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  1. Kingstowne Market: Small in Size, Big in TasteRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Every Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., in the Kingstowne Town Center, vendors line up and put their products out for sampling and purchasing. Among the present farms were C&T Produce, Elda Gardens, Linda Vista Farm and McCleaf's Orchard.

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  2. County Honors Lord & Lady FairfaxRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 8 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    For their dedication, these community caretakers are named Lord and Lady Fairfax for the year. The 2017 honorees were feted at a reception at the County Government Center on the morning of June 6. Following this gathering, the Lords and Ladies were escorted into the Board Auditorium where their accomplishments were publically acknowledged and each received a certificate declaring their status.

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  3. Shepherd's Center Fashions Scream ComfortRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "This happens to be an event for socializing," said Lisa Carroll, one of the leaders at the Shepherd's Center of Fairfax-Burke. "All the models are active volunteers, they all look very good, they're lovely," she added.

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  4. Week in SpringfieldRead the original story

    May 22, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Shortly after 6 a.m. on May 9, a man approached a woman driving a blue Nissan Rogue at the intersection of East Drive and Telegraph Road. The man pulled out a gun, threatened the woman and told her to get out of her car; she complied and did not require medical attention.

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  5. SYC West End Rugby Going to NationalsRead the original story

    May 12, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The boys will be going to Kansas City, Mo., May 18-20; and the girls to Elkhart, Ind., May 19-20. Last year, the boys won the National Tier 2 High School National Rugby Championship and they hope to do the same this year.

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  6. Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors' in ViennaRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Better Said Than Done presents "Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors" at Jammin' Java, 227 Maple Ave, E, Vienna. Performance: Sunday, April 30, 2017.

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  7. DiscussRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Supervisor Pat Herrity said his first job working at a pool over the summer formed a lot of his work ethic. "First jobs are critical," he said.

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  8. Week in SpringfieldRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    According to a March 3 release from U.S. Attorney Dana Boente's office Taylor was dealing cocaine from November 2014 until February 2016. He received between one ounce to one kilogram at a time from Hameed Jide Bello in Fort Washington, Maryland.

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  9. Lake Braddock Gym Named After Robert CarsonRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    In a basketball halftime ceremony that included family and School Board member Ilryong Moon, the Lake Braddock Secondary School gym was rededicated in honor of Robert Carson, age 83, of Springfield who was the school's first Director of Student Activities from 1973 to 1988. The gym was first named after him in 1988 when he retired, and now Carson's name is embedded above the entrance to the gym and it will be on the floor.

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  10. Help FInd a Missing Teen and Her BabyRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Detectives have been searching for a missing 16-year-old girl and her 5-month-old baby boy. The girl, Lizzy Lizbeth Rivera Colindres of Springfield, and her son, Aidan David Castillo Rivera, were last seen on Jan. 14. Her mom reported her missing the next day and they were entered as missing juveniles.

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  11. Springfield: Community Outlook 2017Read the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Halle plans to update the public plaza as well with a seasonal ice skating rink, water feature and new landscaping and seating. 6 Liberty View - 13.45-acre site near Beulah Street and the Fairfax County Parkway Gambrill Road, near the Fairfax County Pkwy The Connection keeps a running list of land use projects being planned, under construction and nearing completion in the community.

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  12. Area RoundupsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The use of plastic bags to recycle yard waste is being challenged, as earlier this fall, Fairfax County quietly announced in September 2016 that residents should switch to using paper bags instead. Photo contributed - At Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting, the public hearing to consider an ordinance to amend and readopt Chapter 109.1 of the Fairfax County Code on the prohibition of plastic bags for yard waste was deferred indefinitely.

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  13. Burke, Fairfax Station, Springfield: Reducing Braddock Road congestion to be discussed Feb. 6Read the original story

    Jan 26, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Next month, residents will hear an update on the status of the Braddock Road Multimodal Study. The purpose of the study is to examine ways to relieve traffic congestion along the major corridor from Guinea Road to the Beltway.

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  14. Springfield and Braddock Community Meeting on Biking Improvements Set for Jan. 24Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Fairfax County Department of Transportation will host a community meeting to discuss two proposed bicycle improvements in Springfield and Braddock Districts on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, 6:30 - 8 p.m., in the cafeteria of Irving Middle School, 8100 Old Keene Mill Road, Springfield. As part of the Virginia Department of Transportation's 2017 repaving program, bicycle infrastructure improvements are proposed for the following areas: The proposed improvements are limited to changes that can be made with roadway striping as part of the repaving process.

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  15. Police Still Investigating Linked HomicidesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield. Police are continuing to chase "all possible leads" in connection with a pair of murders in Burke and Springfield that took place just before Christmas.

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  16. Landmark Mall: 1965 - 2017Read the original story

    Jan 11, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    After a long battle with vacancy, Alexandria's Landmark Mall has died. As part of a nationwide series of closures, Macy's announced on Jan. 4 that its Landmark Mall location will close this year.

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  17. Springfield: Service Station with Community CareRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    "This property owner has overwhelming support for his operations from the adjacent community in the Springvale community. He has gone above and beyond to maintain and beautify the area," said Lee District Supervisor Jeff McKay.

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  18. Fairfax: Police Auditor and Civilian Review Panel to Become Reality in 2017Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    Randy Sayles with Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission and subcommittee members John Lovaas, Phil Niedzielski-Eichner and George Becerra said he is very optimistic both the auditor's office and civilian review panel will be beneficial to the supervisors, police and citizens. Photo by Tim Peterson .

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  19. Potomac's Holy Child Wins Bulldog BashRead the original story

    Jan 3, 2017 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    The 15th annual Ourismann Chantilly Toyota 2016 Bulldog Bash was hosted by Westfield High School Dec. 27-29. Eight teams - seven from Northern Virginia and one from Potomac, took to the hardwood: Holy Child, Centreville, Westfield, Lake Braddock, Forest Park, James Madison, West Springfield and Thomas Jefferson.

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  20. Police Say Burke and Springfield Homicides Appear to be LinkedRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2016 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield. On Dec. 22, Fairfax County Police responded to a call around 8:15 p.m. that Henok G. Yohannes, 22, had been found dead in his home in the 6400 block of Blarney Stone Ct. in Springfield.

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