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Fairfax Home Sales: April, 2017

In April, 2017, 102 Fairfax homes sold between $1,315,000-$140,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: April, 2017

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RED Team Comes to the Rescue in Fairfax

Home repair effort was part giving back, part teamwork for a local group.

Home repair by Keller Williams, volunteers and Fairfax County

Fairfax Home Sales: March, 2017

In March, 2017, 94 Fairfax homes sold between $1,310,000-$140,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: March, 2017

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Foods and Flavors of India

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

Choolaah Indian BBQ opens at Mosaic District.

Fairfax Home Sales: February, 2017

In February, 2017, 61 Fairfax homes sold between $1,367,555-$132,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: February, 2017

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2017

In January, 2017, 49 Fairfax homes sold between $805,000-$150,000.

Fairfax Home Sales: January, 2017

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David Meyer is Elected Mayor

The voting is over, the ballots have been tallied and David Meyer is the new mayor of the City of Fairfax.

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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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Anti-Immigration Ban Rallies Held at Dulles

Demonstrators, volunteer attorneys and elected officials welcome travelers, extend help detainees.

Demonstrations sprang up at airports around the United States over the weekend, following an Executive Order by President Donald Trump that blocks travelers from seven largely Muslim countries — Iraq, Iran, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Libya and Somalia — in the interests of more significant vetting and preventing would-be terrorists from entering the country.

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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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Week in Fairfax

Community News

At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the public hearing to consider an ordinance to amend and readopt Chapter 109.1 of the Fairfax County Code on the prohibition of plastic bags for yard waste was deferred indefinitely. The Board of Supervisors also voted unanimously to approve Supervisor Herrity’s motion to immediately communicate to the citizens, trash haulers, and lawn service companies that there is currently no approved ban in Fairfax County.

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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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Fairfax: Two Alarm House Fire Displaces Family of Five

At approximately 10:10 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, units responded to a reported house fire in the 5000 block of Huntwood Manor Drive in the Fairfax section of Fairfax County.

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‘Gray Ghost’ Revisited

The exploits of Col John Mosby are being recounted in a 3-week course.

Mosby’s “Rangers” struck isolated Union detachments without warning, and usually captured most of the men and their horses. Then the Rangers would seemingly vanish into the countryside, not to be found by pursuing Union forces.

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University Drive Extension Project Advances Slightly

Council votes to bring it to 30-percent design.

The Fairfax City Council has not completely approved the controversial University Drive extension...But the project inched forward slightly Tuesday night when the members voted to advance it to the 30-percent design stage.

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