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‘He’s Still Here; My Uncle Will Be Gone Forever’

Green sentenced to prison for killing Chantilly man.

“Nothing the victim did that night justified his death, nor did anything Ms. Osorio Cordero did warrant [Green’s] malicious assault on her.” — Judge David Oblon, Fairfax County Circuit Court

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Virginia Native American Festival

Riverbend Park's Virginia Native American Festival is on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

News Briefs


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Barricade Ends Peacefully

A man was safely taken into custody following a 6-hour barricade that ended around 10 p.m Aug. 29, in a neighborhood near Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway.

Springfield Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A 22-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash on the afternoon of Aug. 31, 2023 in Fairfax Station.

Climate Action Conference at Lake Braddock

Supervisor James Walkinshaw will hold his first Climate Action Conference at Lake Braddock Secondary School on Saturday, Sept. 30.



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Nature’s Late Summer Bounty

Nature’s fresh produce market is open with its bounty of late season offerings of nectar, fruits, and nuts for insects, birds, and mammals.

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Professionals Learn More About Native Plants

Native plants may be climate change survivors

Imagine a world without forests. Lands unable to control soil erosion, filter and clean water, control temperatures, store carbon, provide building materials, produce food and medicines, or soothe the soul with the sound of rustling leaves.

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Never Forget

City to mark anniversary of 9-11 attacks.

“We claim this ground in remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001. To honor the 184 people whose lives were lost, their families, and all who sacrifice that we may live in freedom. We will never forget.” — Pentagon 9-11 Memorial inscription.

Wetlands Ordinance – Existing Bulkheads Generally Grandfathered

There has been a lot of information and misinformation being shared with community members, especially those who live along our waterways, as to what is permitted or not permitted based on the 2020 Virginia Wetlands law.

17 Year Old Arrested For Murder

FCPD Detectives from the Mount Vernon Police District arrested a 17-year-old suspect in a fatal shooting in a Woodlawn parking lot on Friday, Sept. 1.

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New Police Commander Urges Community Dialogue

“This is your police department.”

“It takes a lot to work in the Mount Vernon district,” Fairfax County police Captain Marc Mitchell told his audience at an Aug. 30 “Meet the Commander” gathering at the Sherwood Regional Library.

3 Shot, One Arrest; Arlington Swat Team Responds

3 Shot, One Arrest; Arlington Swat Team RespondsDetectives from Fairfax County Police Violent Crimes Division, with the assistance of the Arlington County Robbery and Homicide Unit, executed a search warrant and arrested Jorge Armando Melendez Gonzalez, 25 of Falls Church, late Sunday night.

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Cash from County’s Carryover Funds

$100K may be coming for each district’s unfunded capital improvement projects.

Who can apply for this and other funding may surprise you.