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Car Seat Inspections on Feb. 29


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FACETS’ Hypothermia Program Experiences Increase in Clients

With growing need and colder weather, seasonal shelter connects guests with services through April 1.

FACETS began its annual Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program in late November and has experienced an increase in demand with cold weather and local need pushing up the numbers of people seeking shelter.

Donate Supplies to The Lamb Center

The Lamb Center, a nonprofit, daytime drop-in center for the homeless, needs the following supplies

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A Culinary Tour of the World in Fairfax City

Winter Restaurant Week is Feb. 26-March 3.

It’s always a good time to visit Fairfax City – but especially during Restaurant Week. That’s when both locals and visitors get a chance to enjoy delicious meals at the City’s restaurants for lower-than-normal prices.

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Lorton Book Event Draws Large Crowd

40,000 books available to open the world for all.

The Lorton Community Center and Library know that reading opens the world.Their February 10th book drive and family literacy fair aimed to be sure that area families and educators had a means to open that global door to knowledge, learning, and adventure, for all.

Teen Dies in Lorton Crash

A 19-year-old died from injuries after running into the back a roll back dumpster truck yesterday morning on Richmond Highway at Giles Run Road in Lorton.

Car Seat Inspections, Thursday, Feb. 15


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Mason Is Praised for Regional Leadership

Friends, colleagues recall his governance and consensus-building.

Besides all he did for the City of Fairfax, former Mayor John Mason also played an important part in the county and region.

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Snapshot of John Mason’s Life and Legacy

Born Jan. 27, 1935, in Springfield, Mass., John Mason had a distinguished, 20-year career in the U.S. Army before retiring as a colonel in 1976.

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Celebrating Black History Month in the Mount Vernon District

History is all around us in Fairfax County, and especially when you live here in the Mount Vernon District!

Investing in Families with Solutions that Work

Fifty-percent of Americans have less than $400 in their bank accounts, putting them one emergency expense from a devastating financial crisis. In Alexandria and south Arlington, more than 30% of families are unable to cover basic needs.

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Pohick Church, Still Thriving after 250 Years

“As we celebrate the 250th Anniversary of our church home, let us admire the witness of our spiritual ancestors – not because they are pillars of morality and perfection -- but precisely because they are not. Because they answered the call anyway and entered into a lifetime process of transformation that formed them into true leaders.” — The Very Rev. Dr. Lynn Ronaldi, Rector

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Monumental First Step

Va. House passes bill to advance Potomac Yard entertainment complex; local opposition continues.

“Today’s vote is an important milestone in the efforts to bring a sports and entertainment district to Potomac Yard.” — Mayor Justin Wilson

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Mountain View High Holds Winter Graduation

Principal Catherine Stone gives advice to the students.

Grads running wild

Help Stuff the Bus for Britepaths

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