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Many Needs in Schools, County

Testimony will highlight priorities for spending.

On Thursday, April 18, home care workers, public service workers, allies, and community members planned to join airport workers, elected officials, and candidates for Congress for a march and rally at Dulles Airport in support of access to affordable health care and paid sick leave for airport service workers.

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Singers, Dancers, Musicians, Actors, Artists and More

Fairfax City’s Spotlight on the Arts is April 25-28.

Music, dance, theater and art will all be featured during Fairfax City’s 39th annual Spotlight on the Arts festival. It runs for four days, April 25-28, at various venues throughout the City and has a spectacular lineup of entertainment for all tastes and ages.

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In Tents Not by Choice, But Lack of Choices

Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in Johnson v. Grants Pass. on April 22, 2024 with consequences for people experiencing homelessness.

People experiencing homelessness opt to sleep in areas ‘not designated for human habitation’ because of a lack of affordable housing, especially for those earning below 30 percent of the Area Median Income.

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Valor Awards Honor 230 First Responders

On Thursday, April 11, the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce honored first responders at the 46th Annual Fairfax County Valor Awards.

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It’s Going to Cost More To Do More

Public Hearings on the tax rate and sewer rate.

Due to rising service demands and challenges in funding them, Fairfax County faces significant challenges addressing its FY 2025 advertised budget of $3.8 billion

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Bridge Over Troubled Crosswalk

Wiehle Avenue and W&OD Trail Bridge to be operational this summer.

Bridge over troubled crosswalk

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In Tents Not by Choice, But Lack of Choices

Problems with data; police Encounters; shelter and housing.

People experiencing homelessness opt to sleep in areas ‘not designated for human habitation’ because of a lack of affordable housing, especially for those earning below 30 percent of the Area Median Income.

10 Ways to Take Climate Action

Earth Day, celebrated annually on April 22, is a global event to demonstrate support for environmental protection. You can join the effort to protect our planet – and support a healthier and more resilient Fairfax County – by taking these 10 climate actions.

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Prepare Now for ‘Extremely Active Hurricane Season’

Researchers at Colorado State University are forecasting an extremely active 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which starts June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30.

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Recycling Solar Panels

The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) launched a Solar Panel Recycling program.

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Historic Funding for Chesapeake Bay Restoration

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Wednesday that $206 million in funding will be allocated for projects aimed at continuing the restoration of the Chesapeake Bay.

Determining if Wildlife Needs Help

Spring brings a boom in baby wildlife. Fairfax County Animal Protection Police Officers and the Wildlife Management office receive many calls this time of year from residents who are seeking help for young wildlife that appear to be orphaned or abandoned.

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Fallen Vietnam War Veterans Are Remembered

Honoring their ‘unwavering courage, resilience, dedication to duty.’

Vietnam Veterans

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Land-Use Group Holds Supervisor’s Feet to the Fire

Committee and MWAA explain their opposition to Agape plan.

It’s one thing to deliberately misrepresent a group’s opinion about a project and another to use that opinion to help sway a vote.

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