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Spring is ‘Springing’ in Vienna, Oakton Area

A look at some of area’s most-anticipated events.

Spring in Vienna 2017

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Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce Honors Five Town of Vienna Police Officers

On March 17, the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce honored five Town of Vienna Police Officers at the 39th Annual Valor Awards Ceremony.

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Cooper Middle School Celebrates International Night

On Thursday, March 16, Cooper Middle School hosted International Night.

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‘Painful’ Outlook Cast for County’s Budget

McLean Citizens Association discusses county’s $4.10 billion advertised budget.

Officials cast a dreary outlook for the ongoing budget negotiations for Fairfax County’s 2018 fiscal year.

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Aquila Theatre’s “Our Trojan Wars” at Alden Theatre.

Aquila Theatre brings “Our Trojan War” to the Alden.

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Visiting Our Mom Eugenia

New Greek restaurant in Great Falls attracts area diners.

Our Mom Eugenia, a Greek restaurant

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: February, 2017

In February, 2017, 63 homes sold between $2,575,003-$203,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: February, 2017

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Fairfax Weathers Late Winter Snow

Weather Service announces snowfall totals, most saw 2-3 inches

Snowpocalypse 3.0 it wasn’t. Though Fairfax County was included in a winter storm warning Monday and Tuesday, March 13 and 14, the snow that fell only managed to close schools and cancel trash, recycling and yard waste pickup, but didn’t shut down local government.

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Committed to Peacemaking

Student Peace Awards of Fairfax County reception honors activists and advocates.

Suraya Sadeed said hearing more than 20 stories of students promoting peace in and out of their schools made her believe “there is still hope for a brighter future.”

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Fairfax County Board Appoints Police Civilian Review Panel

Residents can submit complaints concerning allegations of abuse of authority or misconduct by Fairfax County police through the panel.

The ongoing goal of increased transparency and accountability for the Fairfax County Police Department now has nine fresh faces. On Tuesday, Feb. 28, the Board of Supervisors announced its appointees to the inaugural Civilian Review Panel, one of the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission.

Fairfax County NAACP Hosting Community Gathering

The NAACP of Fairfax County is hosting a community and Black History Month commemoration on Saturday, Feb. 25.

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Fairfax County Names First Independent Police Auditor

Richard G. Schott, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, was appointed by the Board of Supervisors to be Fairfax County’s first-ever independent police auditor.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2017

In January, 2017, 63 homes sold between $3,167,500-$230,000 in the Vienna and Oakton area.

Vienna, Oakton Home Sales: January, 2017

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Era of the Iron Fist: How Did Democrats Rule the House of Delegates?

Democrats complain about Republican heavy-handedness, but were they any better?

Democrats complain that Republicans are sidelining their bills without much consideration. But were Democrats any better when they had control of the House of Delegates?

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Fairfax County: Deadline Reached for Civilian Review Panel Nominations

Supervisors to review applications before Feb. 14 meeting.

Jan. 31 was the final day for applications and nominations for Fairfax County’s first Civilian Review Panel, one of two new forms of independent oversight for the police department.

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