Geri Johnson couldn’t believe it. Living in an apartment in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, she was tormented by an upstairs neighbor who had continuously barking dogs and who apparently juggled bowling balls badly. After various direct pleas and … Continue reading ?
The revelations that the Fairfax County Public Library was throwing away hundreds of thousands of books, and was testing a plan that would reduce the number of librarians in its libraries, sparked an uproar in September. The Fairfax board of … Continue reading ?
attribution: Neeta Lind Friends in low places: What’s Ken Starr up to these days? According to Virginia court documents, the famously pious former Clinton prosecutor recently pleaded with a Fairfax County judge to let a confessed child molester go free. Show More Summary
What’s Ken Starr up to these days? According to Virginia court documents, the famously pious former Clinton prosecutor recently pleaded with a Fairfax County judge to let a confessed child molester go free. Because he’s a family friend. Here’s the letter. Read more...
And it's done: Mark Herring (D) has won #VAAG by 163 votes with ALL ballots counted! — @Taniel After all that, absolutely no surprise in Fairfax County: Herring won 61% of the overall vote... and 61% of the provisional ballots. — @Taniel It is worth noting..that while 163 is infinitesimal in the scheme of +2m votes.. Show More Summary
FIGHT TO FINISH: Democrats and Republicans are wrangling for the final votes in Fairfax County. By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau FAIRFAX, Va. – In a ballot canvass for the super-heated Virginia attorney general election — where the GOP candidate’s lead has slipped to a mere 17 votes statewide — Republicans are steamed about...
The State of NoVa, that tightly defined area composed of Alexandria city, Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties, further separated itself from its neighbors in RoVa (the Rest of Virginia) on Tuesday by going unanimously for Democrat Terry McAuliffe. … Continue reading ?
So I had a busy morning recently. After donning a ridiculously heavy firefighter’s outfit, I: Drilled through a concrete wall to search for missing people; Inserted a camera through the wall to search for said people; Used a “jaws of … Continue reading ?
The brother of the Democratic candidate for Fairfax County sheriff was charged Thursday with petit larceny for allegedly stealing two of the Republican candidate’s signs outside a Vienna restaurant, Vienna police said. Erik M. Kleiner, 48, is the brother of … Continue reading ?
Fairfax County police say that 103-year-old Katie Grosse was the passenger in a car that crashed near the area of Old Dominion Drive and Dolley Madison Boulevard. [ more › ]
In the news: McAuliffe leads Cuccinelli by double digits, Cool "Disco" Dan talks mental illness, and Ted' Bulletin is coming to Fairfax County. [ more › ]
Metro broke ground today on a modern, environmentally-friendly Metrobus facility in Fairfax County, Va. that will house and maintain up to 160 Metrobuses serving Northern Virginia routes, while paving the way for newer buses for nearly 20,000 riders.
“We won’t be Fairfax anymore.” There’s something poignant about that statement, made by Fairfax County school board Chairman Ilryong Moon (At Large) and quoted in my colleague T. Rees Shapiro’s story about a projected $140 million budget deficit that new Superintendent Karen Garza is proposing to close with major cuts for programs and staff. If every […]
The actual job of being the sheriff of Fairfax County usually is not as exciting as the campaign for the job. The job is not the police chief, as it is in Loudoun County; it’s the operator of the county … Continue reading ?
The number of serious crimes in Fairfax County reached an all-time low last year, with robberies plummeting by 17 percent and auto theft continuing its steady downward trend, even as the population in Fairfax has risen to more than 1.1 … Continue reading ?
In a program designed to help teenagers get more sleep, seniors in Fairfax County, Va., can opt out of as many as two first-period classes as long as they are on track to graduate and can find their own way to school. About 650 students or 5 percent of the 2014 seniors in the county are participating. In Fairfax classes begin at 7:20 a.m. Show More Summary
Motorists on Route 7, heading to or from Tysons Corner in the Vienna area, had to be wondering about that shiny new Fairfax County fire station at the intersection with Beulah Road. No cars, no fire engines, no people. Is … Continue reading ?
Books in Dumpsters Spark Debate on Future of Fairfax County, VA Libraries Delivering the Library A Tale of Two Libraries | Reinventing Libraries
The plan to revive the Lake Anne Village Center, the original heart of Reston, is starting to get some public meat on its bones. In July, Fairfax County selected Republic Land Development to launch a revitalization both of the village … Continue reading ?
By Bre Payton and Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau In an effort to modernize its operations, the Fairfax County library threw away more than 250,000 books through the last 19 months, a startling revelation that outraged local taxpayers and library patrons. The county has caught plenty of the backlash, and has decided to review...