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Suspect in Car Break Ins Arrested

Officers from the Franconia District Station arrested a man suspected of breaking into multiple cars in Lorton.

USDA Now Accepting Applications for Veterinary Services Grant Opportunities in Designated Areas of Virginia

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has nominated five veterinary services shortage areas in the Commonwealth that have a need for veterinarians practicing food supply veterinary medicine.

Chamber Business Scholarships for High School Seniors

Applications are now open for business scholarships for graduating high school seniors provided by Mount Vernon Springfield Chamber of Commerce.

Commercial Burglaries in Mount Vernon Police District

Detectives from FCPD Criminal Investigations Division are investigating multiple burglaries in the Woodlawn and Sacramento Shopping Centers.

Police Seek Help Identifying Carjacking Suspects

Detectives from FCPD Major Crimes Bureau are releasing images from Jan. 25's armed carjacking in the Mount Vernon District, and requesting assistance from community members.

Commonwealth Is Failing Students

Students

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Casino Bill is Dead for 2024

Carried it over until 2025.

Sen. Marsden’s SB 675 Casino Bill Carried Over: Opponents react; Marsden touts benefits.

Pedestrian Dies after Hit and Run in December

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Police Continue Search for Hit & Run Driver

Victim Mary Wong dies more than a month after she was left injured on road.

The victim of the hit-and-run crash on Huntsman Boulevard has succumbed to injuries inflicted on Dec. 23 (see Connection, January 18-24, page 2).

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New President, New Ideas Coming to FABB

Bicycling group continues to grow with biking efforts in Fairfax County.

Over at the Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling, 2024 will start out with a new president, as former president Bruce Wright steps down and newly elected Joy Faunce takes over.

Alternatives to Revenue Model for County Park Authority

FCPA’s recreation participation skews wealthier and whiter than the population of Fairfax County.

Pathway Homes Receives $30K Grant to Support Upkeep on 500+ Homes

Homes and services are key to recovery and resident successPathway Homes received a $30,000 grant from Sentara, one of the nation’s top 20 largest not-for-profit integrated health systems, to help support ongoing maintenance for the over 500 properties that Pathway owns, leases and manages in Northern Virginia.

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Rotary’s 12th Annual McLean Chocolate Festival

Sponsor Mars Inc. makes a difference.

Chocolate

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Commonwealth Is Failing Students

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Officer of the Quarter: PFC Jackson Russell

PFC Jackson Russell is the Sully District Police Station’s Officer of the Quarter for October, November and December 2023. He was honored at the Jan. 10 meeting of the station’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC).