Fairfax County’s Capital Bikeshare program has launched its next generation electric bicycle. Fairfax County, Arlington County, and Washington, D.C. are the first jurisdictions in the country to acquire this next generation model from Lyft, which manufactures and operates bikeshare equipment…
Chantilly-based NearStar Fusion commissioned their new plasma gun side injector experiment on March 15.
Four Fairfax County organizations will receive part of the more than $93 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing loans announced by Governor Glenn Youngkin March 10.
Simas Kacerauskas scored 25 points as the McLean Select “A” 8th Grade Boys team defeated Braddock Road Youth Club to cap off a perfect 17-0 season and the title of Fairfax County Youth Basketball League Champions.
Madison Girl’s Basketball rose to the challenge of competing again for a state title. It was a difficult task, but the Lady Warhawks were able to find the answer to that challenge by capturing the top spot in the state for the fourth consecutive year.
Defending the crown vs. chasing the crown. It’s a daunting task, and more often than not, most teams fear the pressure of repeating. The Hayfield Hawks might be an exception.
Arts and Entertainment
DIY & Homes
Maintenance is an important part of home ownership, but many people delay tasks, thinking a few weeks or even months won’t do any harm. However, putting off home maintenance is risky because small issues that are simple to fix now can quickly lead to complex problems that are expensive to fi…
If you enjoy time at home these days, you’re not alone. According to TruGreen’s new survey conducted in collaboration with OnePoll, 69% of Americans spend more time at home than two years ago. And because homeowners enjoy being at home, it’s no surprise home improvement remains a priority, w…
Over the past year, architectural design saw a surge in nature-inspired, earth tones, such as calming shades of blue and green. Homeowners can expect this trend to continue into the coming months, but with warmer, richer colors.
Health & Food
Strep throat is currently spreading in the Fairfax Health District. Data from emergency departments and urgent care centers in the community have shown an increase in the number of people who have been diagnosed with strep throat since late January 2023. For the week of March 5-11, there wer…
If you’re looking for a quick lunch that will satisfy you for hours, but also has a huge nutritional punch, look no further than this quick homemade salad. The hefty serving of fermented kraut has lots of natural bacteria that can help populate the gut, especially if you have been on antibio…
Ah, midlife - the hormonal changes, the weight gain, the unpredictable moodiness, and sleepless nights. It’s all fun and games until you’re plagued with symptoms and relentless hot flashes. One of the most neglected stages of life for women is the transition into menopause. It’s also the tim…
An unexpected event such as a seasonal storm can wreak havoc on your business. While you may not be able to manage Mother Nature, you can take steps to protect your business against the impact of a natural disaster.
StarKist, the Pennsylvania-based tuna company, will soon move their headquarters to Fairfax County.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult on small businesses. Whether it’s a local eatery, service provider, retail store or another type of business, when you shop small, you’re supporting a real person who is striving to keep his or her entrepreneurial dream alive.
Parenting & Family
The period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is what is known as the “100 deadliest days” for young drivers on the road, according to Morgan Dean at AAA Mid-Atlantic.
Grab your sunscreen, favorite snacks, and the kids for family fun in the parks this summer! Every Saturday and Wednesday morning, Arts in the Parks will be hosting several performances perfect for the whole family. Not only will they be entertained with live performances, but they’ll also co…
Program to bring new outdoor opportunities to military families across the country
Water scarcity is one of the most important issues of our time.
Sandra Jillian Solomon was born on January 26, 1992. Our family was now complete, with three boys and now our precious daughter.
John Albert Bigbee died on January 23, 2023 in Centreville, Virginia with his family present following several years of illness with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. The son of Paul Winfred Bigbee and Jane Elizabeth Moore, he was born in October, 1941 in Camargo, Oklahoma–the third son after older br…
Charles Vincent Hardwick, Jr.
Robert “Bob” A. MacDonald, 86, of Lansdowne, VA passed away peacefully on October 23, 2022 at INOVA Loudoun Hospital from cancer relapse complications.Bob is preceded in death by his parents Francis and Mary, his sister Beverly, and two brothers, Mac and Colin. He is survived by his brother …