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  • Fairfax County parents feel strain of school closings, delays

    WASHINGTON — Children may be delighted when schools are closed, but many parents have had enough of this winter’s repeat performance snow days. Juggling family schedules can be difficult even when all goes as planned. Many parents experience…

  • Fairfax County supervisors vote for $20K pay raise

    WASHINGTON — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Tuesday voted to raise the salaries of future supervisors by $20,000 a year. According to a statement from John Nolan, an aide to Supervisor Pat Herrity, the…

  • Reston Man, Teens Arrested in MS-13 Gang Investigation

    A 30-year-old Reston man and two Reston teens were among those arrested after a police investigation into a violent assault on a teenage girl by alleged Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) gang members, Manassas police said. Last…

  • Man sentenced for traveling to DC to have sex with minor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for traveling to the District to have sex with someone he thought was an under-age girl. Thirty-five-year-old Ryan Chord…

  • Virginia man sentenced in $200K jewelry store robbery

    FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Virginia man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in a robbery of a jewelry store in Frederick, Maryland, in which $200,000 worth of Rolex watches…

  • Fairfax Co. staff attorney to retire, reorganize office

    WASHINGTON – Fairfax County’s staff attorney, who county supervisors say gave bad advice related to the investigation of a fatal police shooting, will retire next summer. Following a closed-door session Tuesday, the County Board of…

  • ‘Chasin’ Tails’ An Unlikely Restaurant Success Story

    Ten months after first-time restaurateurs Au, Di and Hac Dang, Terrell Wilbourn and their three other partners opened Chasin’ Tails in Westlee, they weren’t sure they’d be in business much longer. “We thought it was over,”…

  • LEBANON: Add Ski Report

    SOUTHEAST Alabama Cloudmont — Tue Reopen 03/05 wet packed snow machine groomed 3 – 48 base Mon-Fri: 10a-4p, 6p-10p; Sat/Sun: 9a-4p, 6p-10p; Maryland Wisp — Mon 6:31 am MG machine groomed 27 – 32 base…

  • Sweet Briar College to close because of financial issues

    SWEET BRIAR, Va. (AP) — Sweet Briar College will shut down this summer because of financial issues. The private women’s college in Sweet Briar announced the Aug. 25 closure Tuesday in a news release. The…

  • Orangetheory Fitness Opening Location in Ballston

    The second location of Orangetheory Fitness in Arlington is coming to Ballston, just two blocks from the Metro. After opening in Rosslyn last summer, franchise owner Mark Steverson said the reception has been good enough to…

  • FCPD Investigating Spotlight on Helicopter in Flight

    Fairfax County Police are investigating an incident involving spotlighting the agency’s helicopter, creating dangerous visibility issues for the pilot and crew. While returning to the helicopter base in Fairfax on Feb. 24 around 8 p.m., the…

  • Fairfax Co. commission to tackle use-of-force policies

    FAIRFAX, Va. – A new task force will examine use of force and community relations policies for the Fairfax County Police Department as an 18-month-old investigation into a fatal police shooting that prompted the probe…

  • Ask Adam: The Value of Guest Parking

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos, Arlington-based real estate broker, voted one of Arlington Magazine’s Best Realtors of 2013 & 2014. Please submit your questions via email. Q. I live in a small condo…

  • Reston Association Election: Meet Andy Sigle

    Voting in the 2015 Reston Association Board of Directors elections is now open. We will be running candidate profiles Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week. The profiles are in a Q-and-A format so each…

  • Reston Real Estate: GRACE Enriches Reston with Art

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. To many in Reston, art is synonymous with The Greater Reston Arts Center – a wonderful place with a mission to enrich our community by…