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Snowfall sets records across the region

The snow that fell set records at all three area airports. Some areas received a foot of snow.

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  • Open Houses in Reston This Weekend

    What’s a little snow when you need a new home? Check out these open houses in Reston this weekend. 11406 Windleaf Court 2 BR, 2 BA Condo $379,990 Open Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.  …

  • Harry Reid endorses Van Hollen in Maryland Senate race

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing Democratic Congressman Chris Van Hollen for the seat being vacated by Maryland’s longtime Democratic incumbent Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Reid’s backing for Van Hollen Friday comes…

  • In Snowy D.C., volunteer shovelers a lifeline

    WASHINGTON — For those who live in District, it’s time to get that snow and ice off the sidewalk. D.C. residents could face fines for leaving slippery walkways — but clearing those sidewalks is nearly impossible for…

  • Fairfax to spray for cankerworms this spring

    WASHINGTON – With clocks set to spring forward this weekend, and the snow set to melt, Fairfax County is turning to its bug spraying plans for the spring, including one that has proven to be…

  • Check out the new Tesla P85D (Photos)

    WASHINGTON — This would be a fun way to get around on these snowy, slushy roads: a car that’s all wheel drive, with all the power you could ever want. Tesla is touting its P85D…

  • WWBG: And On That Farm There Was a Brewery

    Editor’s Note: This biweekly column is sponsored by Dominion Wine and Beer (107 Rowell Court, Falls Church). It is written by Garrett Cruce, a Certified Beer Server in the Cicerone Certification Program. When I think of a winery…

  • Arlington County apologizes for salt mishap

    WASHINGTON – Arlington County residents are sounding off on the state of the icy roads after the county ran so low on road salt, it started mixing in sand to help motorists get enough traction to get around.…

  • Crime Report: Property Thefts in Reston

    Fairfax County Police report a list of a larcenies in the Reston District in the last week. Among them: 13400 block of Coppermine Road, wallet from residence. 12900 block of Highland Crossing Drive, license plate…

  • Sinkhole Swallows Up Dog in Lyon Park

    A dog fell into a sinkhole that opened up right under its tiny feet in Rockwell Park on Wednesday, according to a witness. The park, which sits at the intersection of N. Cleveland, Edgewood and 1st Streets, is popular for dog…

  • D.C. AG says legalizing marijuana won’t end in arrests

    WASHINGTON — Despite threats from Congress, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine says no one will be getting arrested for legalizing marijuana within the District. “I don’t think Mayor [Muriel] Bowser, nor any member of the council, nor…

  • Maryland Senate approves Cabinet appointments

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Senate has confirmed four of Gov. Larry Hogan’s Cabinet appointments. The Senate voted 47-0 Friday for the governor’s nominees. One of them is Pete Rahn, who is Hogan’s choice…

  • Open Houses in Arlington This Weekend

    The roads are still covered in ice today, but this weekend the temperature should soar into the 40s and 50s, creating a wet but warm atmosphere for checking out open houses in the neighborhood. See our real…

  • Op-Ed: Your RA Vote Matters

    This is an op-ed by Lake Anne resident John Lovaas. By the time you read this, your ballot for the 2015 Reston Association Board election has arrived. It’s easy to vote, with a maximum of…

  • Town near Antietam finally ready to join tourism program

    SHARPSBURG, Md. (AP) — The western Maryland town that witnessed the bloodiest one-day battle of the Civil War is considering joining a state-sponsored tourism program it rejected 16 years ago. The proposal would make Sharpsburg…

  • SingStrong Friday Location Moved Due to Snow

    Updated, 10 a.m. Friday: Because Fairfax County Public Schools are closed on Friday, tonight’s Sing Strong events have been moved to a new location. Tonight’s events have been moved from South Lakes High School to Floris United…