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Area Authors Tour Fall Literary Conferences

Scary plots are ripe for Halloween reading.

Authors

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Buddy Walk 2017

DSANV event raises funds, awareness for Down syndrome.

DSANV event raises funds, awareness for Down syndrome.

Teen Suicide: Who to Call for Help in Fairfax County

Commentary

Teen suicide

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United Methodists Put Faith in Action

Busy hands in Fairfax try to alleviate human suffering on “Outreach Sunday.”

Burke Gives Back

Lake Braddock Graduate Excelling in Medicine

Lake Braddock Graduate Excelling in Medicine

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Pay It Forward with Candy Bars Goes Viral at West Springfield

Throw Shine messages captured on Mars Candy video.

Pay It Forward with Candy Bars Goes Viral at West Springfield

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Burke Me and My Dad

A gallery of submissions by readers.

Burke Father's Day

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Ride of the Patriots in Fairfax

Thousands of motorcyclists meet at Patriot Harley-Davidson on Memorial Day weekend.

Motorcycles ride in Fairfax

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Fear Follows ICE Enforcement

Men said to be detained after leaving Mount Vernon shelter.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Mount Vernon.

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Fairfax: Board Approves 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program

Five-year plan includes three new elementary schools and one new high school.

This year, Fairfax County Public Schools experienced one of the smallest annual enrollment increases in nearly a decade: 1,368 students, compared to the average of 2,400 since the 2008-09 school year, bringing the total to 187,202.

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Lorton: Community Outlook 2017

Ongoing Area Developments

The Connection keeps a running list of land use projects being planned, under construction and nearing completion in the community. The list is updated quarterly.

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Salisbury Helps Lead UA Army ROTC to Competition

South County graduate excels at the University of Alabama.

“My first year, I performed at a high level, physically; I could do more pushups and sit-ups than anyone, but tactically I was young and wasn’t up to par with them. When I heard I didn’t make the starting nine last year, it got to me. I went from being the alternate or 10th or 11th man to being one of the guys recognized for helping our team win the state competition this year.”

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Lorton Area iBOT Brainiacs Go to World Festival

Sports

Lorton area First Lego League (FLL) team known as the iBOT Brainiacs, a team of students from Lorton Station Elementary and South County Middle Schools, coached by Carey Hancey-Shier, won top honors at the FLL Robotics State Tournament held at James Madison University.

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Providence Elementary Principal Issues ‘State of the School’ Report

Fairfax Education

In his first State of the School report, Principal Dan Phillips praised Providence Elementary School staff, students and parent community declaring, “Providence is a very, very special school.”

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Lorton: Preparing for Inauguration

Clifton native Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher Buchanan (Navy) has been busy in Washington, D.C. preparing for the Presidential Inauguration.

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