The leap from healthcare administrator and small business owner to candidate for Sully District supervisor was a short one for Srilekha Palle.
While Hurricane Dorian left Northern Virginia untouched, the region might not be as lucky in the future, as climate change exacerbates the intensity of hurricanes and other extreme weather events.
In a 10,000 square-foot, open-plan office accessible from the back of a low-lying, nondescript building in Reston, a team of engineers, software designers, beverage scientists, accountants, and marketing professionals are working to revolutionize drinking water.
The advocacy group 'Mothers Out Front Fairfax County' did not expect its Clean Buses for Kids campaign to see such swift progress.
The one thing everyone who watched Halle Companies’ presentation on its plans for Kingstowne Towne Center could agree on was that the developer’s new proposal is an improvement from its old ones.
Michael Platt has always known that he wanted to help kids who did not have enough food to eat. An avid baker, with a passion to fight food inequality, he started Michaels Desserts at only 11 years old. Steadfast on his mission to do his part in closing the meal gap, Michaels Desserts operat…
It was a little more than 25 years ago when a bunch of friends in Gainesville, Fla., joined up to start the band Sister Hazel, never dreaming that it would score a No. 1 alternative hit with “All For You” and still be playing live all these years later.
The revitalization of West Falls Church will start small with new traffic signals, wider sidewalks, and other infrastructure tweaks, but over the next decade, these changes will add up to an entirely new look for the area between Route 7 and the West Falls Church Metro station.
Bad Axe Throwing, the world’s largest urban axe throwing company is coming to Fairfax City and will be located at 2985 District Ave, Suite #195.
“Many of our pieces are named for under-appreciated, iconic women who we believe to be symbols of courage and fearlessness that the modern woman can look to as heroes,” said sculptor Natalie Abrams about the young wearable sculpture company, Abrams Wearable, that is located inside Alexandria…
The event started on an inspiring note, with Ebro Darden, Apple Music’s global editorial head of hip-hop and R&B, calling to the audience’s attention that Apple Music is concluding its Up Next live summer concert series with a special performance by Khalid at Apple Carnegie Library, Appl…
As Fairfax County makes progress toward embracing solar energy, some local environmental advocates have turned their sights to a new front in the battle against climate change.
Fairfax County has terminated a contract for electronic waste collection, recycling, and disposal services after the local recycling company Securis filed a protest against the county for how it handled the competitive bid process.
One of the few privately maintained stormwater management facilities left in Fairfax County may eventually come under county control.
Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and Dave Mason are all members of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the latter going in as a member of Traffic and the duo of Kaukonen and Casady as part of Jefferson Airplane.
The Wiggles put everything your child needs to learn into capsules of preschool songs that stay with you forever. Very little analysis has been done to understand the magic of their songwriting and their music. At least, their original members, Anthony Field (Blue), Greg Page (Yellow), Murra…
Almost two decades after leaving Fairfax County for the federal government, Jonathan Fahey hopes to return to the county’s Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney, this time as the top prosecutor.
Leadership transforms a community, and thanks to both private and public leaders’ forethought and dedication to the arts, Fairfax County residents and visitors are benefiting. With over 230 arts organizations and many more artists who make Fairfax County their home, our community is experien…
With a catalogue of hits that includes “Tempted,” “Hourglass” and “Cool for Cats,” Squeeze has been part of the musical lexicon for more than 40 years.
Virginia delegate and dentist Ibraheem Samirah (D-86th)--who currently represents parts of both Loudoun and Fairfax counties in a district represented by Republican Delegate Tom Rust from 2002 to 2016--interrupted Republican President Donald Trump’s speech in Jamestown on July 30 to protest …
There are two competing versions of Eritrea, a small country caught between Sudan and Ethiopia in the Horn of Africa.
As it gets set to kick off its 30th anniversary season, Signature Theatre will stage the Tony Award-winning musical, “Assassins” from Aug. 11 through Sept. 29.
Art as overt acts of vulnerability and subtle activism; how daily life influences a work of art, or, in turn, how the works influence an artist’s life; and how, as an artist, you might handle oppositional responses. These were some of the questions posed to five of the nine artists whose wor…
WOOF! This month, my human and I celebrate 4 years of writing articles for pawsome readers like you! BARKS! We love every minute of it and look forward to several more! On our anniversary of sending articles to the Fairfax County Times, I thought we would share about what we do and why we do it.
Fairfax County has identified just over $2 million in damages and other expenses resulting from rain that flooded the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region on July 8.
On July 31st, a group of families from Fairfax's Mantua community hosted a supply drive to collect items for immigrants crossing the U.S. border. Over 40 boxes of supplies were donated, sorted and shipped to the Catholic Charities of Rio Grande Valley by the volunteers.
Fairfax County NAACP President Kofi Annan has resigned from leading Fairfax County’s branch of one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the U.S.
Fairfax City’s Economic Development Authority has finalized an agreement with the Parry Restaurant Group to redevelop the Park View property at 3936 Old Lee Highway. The current building on the property is leased by the Fairfax Surf Shop, which will hopefully relocate somewhere within the ci…
Fairfax County Public Schools has not conducted a full-scale school boundaries review in about 35 years, and a work session that the Fairfax County School Board held on July 22 to discuss possible changes to the boundary adjustment policy illustrated why officials have been reluctant to tack…