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Sully Community Center Opens in Chantilly/Oak Hill

A place for fitness, senior activities, sports, classes and healthcare.

A place for fitness, senior activities, sports, classes and healthcare.

Fun and Food at Fairfax Farmers Markets

Farmers Market

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What’s on the Travel Horizon for Centreville, Chantilly

Several transportation projects are planned for the area.

Several transportation projects are planned for the area.

Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tourney, Sept. 22

Erin Peterson Fund Golf Tourney, Sept. 22

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Plastic Recycling Earns Bench for Neighborhood

Elise Forrester rises to the NexTrex Challenge.

Elise Forrester rises to the NexTrex Challenge.

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Route 29 Bridge Northbound over Cub Run Under Repair

‘We need to work without the traffic in the way’

Route 29 Bridge Northbound over Cub Run Under Repair

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Macbeth ‘Will Grip the Audience’

Chantilly High grads are in outdoor production of ‘Macbeth.’

Chantilly High grads are in outdoor production of ‘Macbeth.’

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‘Does This Really Benefit the Community or McDonald’s?’

Residents, land-use group oppose new McDonald’s in Centreville.

Residents, land-use group oppose new McDonald’s in Centreville.

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Taste of the Globe Without the Travel

Fairfax City’s Restaurant Week is Aug. 29-Sept. 4.

Restaurant Week

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Fair Oaks Fire Causes $175,000 Damage

Fair Oaks Fire Causes $175,000 Damage

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Compton Road Shared-use Path Update

‘This project is on the county’s priority plan.’

‘This project is on the county’s priority plan.’

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Appreciated!

Local neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out.

Local neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out.

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Are Supervisors Out of Touch with Residents?

Residents furious board OKed funding of Braddock/Old Lee jughandle.

Residents furious board OKed funding of Braddock/Old Lee jughandle.

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Hub for Social Interaction and Pedestrian Activity

Compass Coffee is a hit in Fairfax City.

Compass Coffee hit the ground running, becoming an instant hit in Fairfax City as soon as it opened this spring in the Point 50 shopping center.

Britepaths’ Emergency Pantry Needs Community Support

Since hunger in Fairfax County never takes a vacation, Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths works hard, all year ’round, to feed local individuals and families in need. But it can’t do it alone; it needs the community’s help to stock its Emergency Pantry...

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Fairfax, Library Host Point 50 StoryWalk

Event encourages children to read, supports local businesses.

Reading can always provide a fun, summertime diversion. But when it’s joined with an outdoor clue-hunting activity...

FCPS Laptops Stolen; Local Man Charged

FCPS Laptops Stolen; Local Man Charged

Fairfax Man Charged: Juvenile Sexual Assault

Fairfax Man Charged: Juvenile Sexual Assault

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‘When Trust Is Broken’

Greenbriar East Elementary health aide charged with stealing students’ medication.

Greenbriar East Elementary health aide charged with stealing students’ medication.

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‘It’s Like a Great, Big, Community Family’

Centreville’s Cox Farms celebrates 50th anniversary.

Centreville’s Cox Farms celebrates 50th anniversary.

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‘We’re Down about 140-plus Officers’

Police chief addresses Sully police station’s CAC.

Police chief addresses Sully police station’s CAC.

Roundups

Roundups

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‘We Cook with Love and Everything’s Homemade’

Roaming Rooster opens in Chantilly Crossing.

Roaming Rooster opens in Chantilly Crossing.

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Time To Make a Change?

Fairfax City might change Confederate-related street names.

Following a rise in the nation’s consciousness about the need for racial justice and healing, in fall 2020...

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‘Relaxing and Therapeutic Environment’

Upscale Raizun Nail Spa opens in Fairfax City

Sure, it’s easy to find a nail salon in nearly every city. But one look inside Raizun Nail Spa...

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Remember and Honor That Sacrifice

Fairfax City’s Memorial Day ceremony pays tribute to the fallen.

Fairfax Memorial Day

Middle School Library Will be Renamed

Katherine Johnson Middle School’s library will soon be renamed in honor of Fairfax City Schools Superintendent Phyllis Pajardo.

Fairfax City Adopts FY 23 Budget

Real-estate tax rate reduced 6.5 cents; average tax on Fairfax City home will increase $127.

Fairfax City’s newly adopted FY 23 budget fulfills City Council’s goals and directives.

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‘The Audience Will Love the Magic of It All’ in Fairfax

Fairfax High presents the musical, ‘Into the Woods.’

High School Theater

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Community-Building Skills and Passion for Service

Tara Ruszkowski is The Lamb Center’s new executive director.

Lamb Center

Fairfax History Day: Saturday, April 23

The area’s past comes to life during family-friendly event.

Fairfax Day

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What Goes into Being an Entrepreneur?

GMU students learn about business while holding farm markets.

Business

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‘A Place Where Everybody Has Access to Information’ in Fairfax

Get to know the City of Fairfax Regional Library.

Library is good

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‘Positive. Lasting Impact on Northern Virginia’ in Fairfax

SAR honors Fairfax Mayor as its Good Citizen of the Year.

Mayor

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‘An Honor for Everyone who Believed in this Project’

Fairfax High grad Emily Dillard vies for College Television Award.

TV award

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Celebration of Art and Community in Fairfax

Britepaths seeks art, volunteers and sponsors for upcoming event.

Art

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Construction for New Development Will Displace Low Income Tenants

Fairfax mayor breaks tie to approve controversial new development.

Development

‘The Combination of Programs Will Be Great for Everybody’

Fairfax City, County, creating campus for health, community, senior needs.

Health center

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Stuff the Bus Food Drives Are Set for March 19

Residents can help restock the Food for Others pantry.

Stuff the Bus

Pajardo Is Leaving Fairfax City Schools

Superintendent announces retirement during Monday’s board meeting.

School official

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Fairfax City Brewery Helping Aid Ukraine

Chubby Squirrel is raising money to donate via special beer.

Beer donations

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‘An Amazing Choice of Cuisine and Top-Notch Dining’

Fairfax City Restaurant Week is March 7 through March 14.

Restaurant Week

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‘All Dogs Need Routine, Preventative Care to Stay Healthy’

Scenthound dog-grooming business opens in Fairfax City.

Healthy dog

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Rehabbing Fairfax City’s Old Town Hall

‘It Wasn’t Just about the Column; Other Things Needed to Be Done’

Old Town Hall

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David Bulova Named Legislator of the Year

He’s honored by the Virginia Association of Planning District Commissions.

Legislature of the year

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‘It’s an Honor and a Privilege to Be Able to Open Here’ in Fairfax

Big Blue Swim School is now in Fair City Mall.

Swim School

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Fairfax Touts Pickett Road Connector Trail as Missing Link

Opponents say it’s unnecessary and would hurt the environment.

Trail link

Aye Is Named New Principal of Fairfax High

She’ll begin her new job here in June.

Fairfax High Principal

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