Discussion Opens for Mount Vernon Woods Park Redevelopment
Comment period ends Oct. 10.
Mount Vernon Fire Damages Apartments
No injuries reported in the top floor fire.
Ribbon Cut on New Mount Vernon Trail Feature
National Park Service improvement is one of a few along the parkway.
Working Up the Scares at The Haunt in Lorton
Workhouse Arts Center’s Haunted House in Lorton is a work of theatrical proportions.
Parkway Intersections In Crosshairs Again
Belle Haven Road and Belle View Boulevard were topics at meeting.
Calmness and Nutrition
Mantra at Zen Press Juice Bar
If you go… Zen Press Juice Bar & Café 8120 Richmond Highway (703) 852-3929 www.zenpressjuice.com/
It's the SUMMER of the Summer of George
The local band now has a video.
Summer of George hits it big this summer
Scenes in Mount Vernon
There’s more to the community than George Washington and the historic plantation.
Scenes in Mount Vernon
Tour de Mount Vernon
See the district from the seat of a bicycle
Highs and Lows Hits a High with New Store in Springfield
Mount Vernon store paves way to Town Center location with an international flare.
Park Volunteers Awarded for Efforts Against Invasive Species
Their efforts are recognized with a Elly Doyle Park Service Award for 2022
Shooting in Mount Vernon Leaves One Dead, One in Custody
Mid-day shooting on Tuesday, just before school bus arrived.
Loose Pig is Under Control at Nalls Produce
Wild chase in Franconia conjures images of earlier days when livestock was the norm.
‘Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution’
Documentary Looks at Disabled, Achievements and Passage of the ADA
Building Ruins Near Franconia: Old Whistle Stop?
Possible track bed, discarded railroad ties, Bob’s Bridge are part of the mystery near Long Branch.
New Bike-Ped Bridge Gets Boost with RAISE Funding
River crossing is needed for safety.
Bike Bridge Proposal
Metro’s South End Stations Scheduled for a Six-Week Closure
Two-part project will tie in a new station and fix tunnel headaches.
Gas Prices Still Steep; Does It Pay to Shop Around?
Prices down from a few weeks ago.
Local Artist Takes on A Three-Story Mural
Wall of designs and bubbles adds to the portfolio of Marisela Rumberg.
Artist does Mural
Mount Vernon Deals with July’s Heat Wave
Hot temps bring out the frozen treats and creativity.
Local Artist Pens Virginia Urban Posters
Posters, paintings and quirkiness run in the family at Urban Redeux in Hollin Hall.
Rising Baseball Star Threw His First Pitch in Springfield
The former WSHS star will be tuned into the MLB draft in mid-July.
Local Baseball star
Pot Dispensary Getting Ready to Open in Mount Vernon
Beyond Hello Cannabis Dispensary almost ready for grand opening.
Raising Money for a Shot at the Gold
Local track team looks to the Junior Olympics
Car wash fundraiser
Gum Springs Community Day Doubles as Juneteenth Celebration
Residents come together to celebrate their sense of community.
Gum Springs Day
Belle Haven Flood Wall: Solution for Coastal Flooding?
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study brings out residents, scientists and naysayers.
Summer’s Here and Possibly Time to Stay Put
Fairfax County has plenty of options for a “stay-cation” this summer.
Memorial Day Salute in Hollin Hills
Second-annual gathering brings neighbors together.
Memorial Day Salute
Local Shark Tanker’s Go Before the Board
Creativity to cope with aging brings out local entrepreneurs.
Local shark tank
Bike To Work Day, Month of May Tradition
An upbeat activity for an upbeat month heading into summer.
Plans Continue to Progress for Original Mount Vernon High
Adaptive reuse are the buzz words for the county’s historic school campus.
Original MVHS plans
Beach Vibes Surround Exhibit at the Nepenthe Gallery
Exhibit kicks off Thursday evening, May 26.
Officials Examine Southern Beltway Section for Express Lanes
Plan calls for express lanes to cross Woodrow Wilson Bridge.
Southern Express Lanes
Community Center Opens in the Buckman Road Area
It’s more than just basketball courts and shuffleboard though.
Mount Vernon Student Got a Lesson in Politics
Senate page program pays off for eighth grader.
United Community Honors Reverend Dr. Keary Kincannon
Hyland Humanitarian Award is the top award and goes to those who make positive impacts.
Reverend Kincannon Awarded
Everyone’s Feeling the Cold Temps in April in Springfield
Those in the plant industry are taking steps to protect the crop.
Mural Project Spreads Positive Vibes in Mount Vernon
One of several planned for the Richmond Highway corridor.
Fixing Intersection Is First Step in the Penn Daw Area of Mount Vernon
Revitalization, BRT and upscale apartments are part of the picture.
Economic Outlook for Mount Vernon Emerges from Covid Dip
Job market stronger, housing is still pricey; graphs dip for the pandemic.
Season Kicks Off at the Custard Shack in Mount Vernon
Trees or Bikes in Mount Vernon?
Along Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, trees get the short end of the stick.
Clearing for trail
Blast from the Past: Time Capsules
These historical preservation tidbits are popping up everywhere.
Virginia Room is Fairfax Library System’s Research Lab
Many family historical mysteries are uncovered here.
Changes Coming for Franconia Government Center
Request for Proposals put out to add affordable housing
Lee Dist Government Center
Ides of Bark Brings Out the Dogs in Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon pets ruled at this fourth annual event.
Gum Springs Resident Celebrates 102
Car parade had well-wishers, neighbors and Mount Vernon officers.
Resident turns 102