Newcomers & Community Guide: VIenna, Oakton

Newcomers & Community Guide: VIenna, Oakton


The Beauty of Vienna Living

From national recognition to local perspective, views on life in Vienna.

What surprised many people living in the Vienna area is not that Vienna was voted by Money magazine as the third best small town to live in in America but that it did not come in first. That’s Vienna pride.

Area Chambers of Commerce: Meet Your Vienna Business Contacts

Meet the Vienna business associations and chambers of commerce who want to meet you and get to know your business too.

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A Year of The Arts in Vienna

Don't miss the arts in front of your nose: Vienna has concerts, exhibits, community theater and more, right here, in town.

Newcomers and the Community Guide; Get to Know Area Non-profits

Get to know the area non-profits!

Best Educated, Most Diverse

If you are a new resident of Fairfax County, or an employee working for a company new to the county, welcome!

New Superintendent Relishes Opportunity

A fan of Baylor grad RG3 … not Cowboys

Here in Fairfax, not only do we have the talent and the expertise to solve the problems facing us in FCPS, but we are uniquely positioned to solve the most pressing issues facing public schools across the country. -Karen K. Garza, Ph.D., superintendent, Fairfax County Public Schools


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Welcome to Fairfax County

Hello and welcome to Fairfax County!

A Year in Fairfax County

A sampling of some of the cherished, annual events of the county.

Upcoming events in the county.

Editorial: About the Connection

As your local, weekly newspaper, the Great Falls Connection’s mission is to bring the local news you need, to gather information about the best things in and near your community, to advocate for community good, to provide a forum for dialogue on local concerns, and to celebrate and record milestones and events in the community and people’s lives.

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Metro and More Coming to McLean

Tysons redevelopment to highlight coming months.

Over the next few months changes will be abound in the McLean area, not least of which will be the arrival of trains on the Silver Line. While the trains themselves will carry people to and from McLean to other areas of the region, the areas surrounding the stations are undergoing many changes themselves.

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Silver Line Brings New Opportunities

Metrorail line aims to connect Washington, D.C. with Dulles Airport by 2018.

When the first trains of Metro’s Silver Line start carrying passengers, around February 2014, it will mark a new era for Northern Virginia, particularly the northern part of Fairfax County. By 2018, riders from Ashburn, Sterling, Herndon, Reston and McLean will have access to Dulles Airport and Washington, D.C. via the Silver Line.

Rogers’ Retirement Dream

Aging-in-place remodel required a generator, much to relief of their neighbors.

Ted Rogers, 73, recently completed a senior-friendly makeover to his home, with the help of a master builder to meet his often challenging technical requirements.

Brief: Week in Vienna

Teens on the Green Concert, Town Offices Observe Memorial Day, Family Scavenger Hunt in Vienna, Public Works Day Open House May 23, Community Forum on Maple Avenue Vision.

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A Year in Fairfax County

A sampling of some of the cherished, annual events of the county.

A sampling of some of the cherished, annual events of the county.