Vienna/Oakton Local

Vienna/Oakton Local


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Newly Released Book Chronicles Fall of Saigon 1975

Local author tells of her Vietnamese family’s escape on the last plane out.

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CORE and THRIVE Advancing Businesses in Fairfax County

This week, the County proudly introduces Fairfax CORE (Connecting Opportunities and Resources for Entrepreneurs), a groundbreaking online platform designed to empower business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in Fairfax County, including the towns of Clifton and Vienna and cities of Fairfax and Falls Church.

Arrests Lead to Seizure of Firearms and Methamphetamine

Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau have charged two suspects in connection to a December robbery in Vienna that led to the seizure of 13 firearms and four pounds of methamphetamine.

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Mosaic Elementary School Artwork


Children and Teen Connection

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Teens Artwork and Poem


Children and Teen Connection

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Four More Months in Jail for Cruz Colindres

Vienna teen sentenced for Fairfax man’s death.

“It was a tragic accident that no one anticipated.” — Public Defender Dawn Butorac

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Madison Ends Season 13-2

Coach proud of team that never gives up.

Almost a year ago the same teams matched up for a showdown in the VHSL Class 6 State Championship. This year the two teams met in the state semifinal game on Saturday 12/02.

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Madison Tops Westfield

The Westfield Bulldogs (9-3) traveled to Vienna for a Regional Final game with the Madison Warhawks (11-1) on Nov. 25. The two conference rivals are also two of the most successful programs in the region.

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Madison Defeats Langley, Continues March

Brothers score five TDs between them.

The Madison Warhawks hosted the visiting Langley Saxons on Nov. 10 in Vienna for a first round football playoff game.

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"The Snowman in Concert"

"The Snowman in Concert" is back at James Madison High School.

Vienna Town Council

Seven candidates are running for six seats on the Vienna Town Council. Early voting is underway, and final Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. Three of the seven candidates are incumbents: Chuck Anderson, Howard J. Springsteen and Ray Brill. Mayor Linda Colbert is running unopposed. All candidates run as Independents.

Battle of the Unbeatens

South Lakes carries on at 8-0

The South Lakes Seahawks and Madison Warhawks faced off on Friday, Oct. 20 for a battle of unbeatens. South Lakes was averaging 50 points a game and Madison averaging 30. But Friday night would be far lower scoring.

Holiday Decorating Contest Applications

Town of Vienna residents and businesses are encouraged to compete in this year’s “Shine Bright, Vienna” holiday decorating contest. Applications for the 2024 contest are now available online at or at the Vienna Community Center, 120 Cherry St., SE.

Vienna Fall Native Tree Giveaway

Stop by the Vienna Community Center on Saturday, Oct. 28