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Mercia Hobson

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Chronicling the Past in Bronze in Herndon

Town installs four of the final six Historic Markers.

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No Grad Left Behind in Herndon

Parents raise $7,500 at Casino Night and Silent Auction Fundraiser for HHS Class of 2020 grad celebration.

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Tremendous Needs Still Not Funded in Fairfax County

School Board adopts $3.2 billion budget seeking $172.2 million increase.

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Focus on Social Justice at First Baptist Church of Vienna

Church hosts its fourth annual Justice and Legislative Sunday.

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Eminent Domain Pushes Critical Multi-modality Project Forward in Herndon

Town Council accepts Planning Commission's findings and recommendations.

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The ‘Olympics of the Violin’

Local teen takes to the stage at the Menuhin Competition Richmond 2020.

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Floris Conservatory For Arts & Music Construction Delayed in Herndon

Board of Supervisors approves additional time for special exception.

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Fairfax County Studies State Budget

Board of Supervisors Legislative Committee: Tracking items of interest to County against Governor's proposed budget and specific legislation.

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Fairfax County: Proclamations and Resolutions, Board Matters and Votes

It’s Day One; Take Action for Fairfax County Board of Supervisors.

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New Action-packed Mystery Thriller by Local Author

A roller-coaster read set in the DC-NOVA area.

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Video Monitoring Proposed for Herndon Middle School

Information meeting for parents poorly attended.

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Proclamation Recognizes Nachman Day in Herndon

Honors 100th Anniversary of the family in the town.

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Game-Changing Project for The Closet of Greater Herndon

HomeAid and Richmond American lead construction.

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Scrawl Books’ Employee Recognized by Author James Patterson

Receives holiday bookstore bonus.

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Town of Herndon Approves Short-Term Lodging

Protects neighborhood character through quantitative and operational restrictions.

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Simple Gift Making a Difference in Herndon

Annual Drive by Dranesville District Supervisor John W. Foust and Arts Herndon fills school's shoe locker.

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All Hands on Deck in Reston

Local community helps global neighbors through Rotary Club of Reston's service project.

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Change in the Virginia Landscape

401st VA General Assembly reconvenes with a tsunami of filed legislation.

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Virginia Assembly – Week One

Highlights of some of the bills proposed.

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Viewpoints: Herndon

Herndon residents, Councilmembers reflect on Mayor Lisa C. Merkel's decision not to seek 5th term.

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Serving Up BBQ and Patriotism in Herndon

MISSION BBQ opens.

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Herndon Hosts 14th Annual Holiday Train Show

Big or small, crowds love them all.

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Environmental Benefits and Lower Electric Costs in Fairfax County

County awards solar power purchase agreement contracts.

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Leaving on a High Note: 31-Year Joy Ride

Sharon Bulova, Chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, retires.

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Wreaths Across America at Chestnut Grove Cemetery in Herndon

Regional groups band together to honor and remember heroes.

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Herndon WinterMarkt Debuts to Crowds

Family-focused event draws more than 7,400 merrymakers.

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Environmental Priorities for Virginia

Virginia Conservation Network Hosts 2019 General Assembly Preview.

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New Heritage Preservation Guidelines Drafted in Herndon

Town Council holds special work session.

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Herndon on a Holiday High

Tweens tell their real wishes for the season.

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Herndon Family Escapes Fire

Two-story home engulfed in flames.

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Fairfax Connector Bus Strike Ends

Workers reserve right to walk off again if negotiations fail.

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Local Book Launch for One of the World’s Bestselling Authors

New thriller hits Herndon first at Herndon Middle School.

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‘The Greatest Humanitarian Crisis in the World’

Kicking off Blanket & Coat Drive for Syrian Refugees 2019

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First National Suffragist Memorial Breaks Ground

Site in Lorton to mark women’s struggle for right to vote.

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'Scouting for Food' in the Fight Against Hunger in Herndon Area

Community and local business support efforts of Cub Scout Pack #157.

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No Dress Code for STEAM Jobs

Teen author pricks young students' interest in Sciences and Arts.

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Horses Heal and Teach Life Skills

Equestrian program touches everyone involved.

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Reducing Veteran Isolation and Loneliness

Pilot program expands to Herndon-Reston.

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Two Veterans Still Serve

One through Post 184, the other through Semper K9.

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Herndon’s First-ever Downtown Community Yard Sale

Clutter turns prized possessions.

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Happy 100th Birthday to Maryana Gillette James of Herndon

Good life involves God, family, church and chocolate.

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Hope and Hospitality in a Positive Environment in Falls Church

Ribbon-cutting for the new Bailey’s Shelter and Supportive Housing.

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Herndon Town Council Holds Community Roundtable

Sparks of new concern amidst routine reassurances.

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Affordable Housing Options in the Town of Herndon

Local jurisdiction wrestles with the next step.

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Celebrating Visionary Contribution in Fairfax County

ARTSFairfax 2019 Arts Awards

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