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Blast from the Past: Time Capsules

These historical preservation tidbits are popping up everywhere.

Time Capsules

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County Art Contest Focuses on Water Conservation

High school artists called on to explore “One Water” theme.

Art contest

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New FABB Official Provides a Look From Across the Pond

Biking experience in Denmark provides a different angle for local biking.

New FABB member

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Musicians and Artists Ease the Cancer Experience

Soothing sounds echo through the lobbies at the Inova cancer centers around Northern Virginia.

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Fairfax Skaters Made the Cut for the 2022 Olympic Games

Local spotlight shines on the speed track and figure skating rink.

Local Olympians

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Snow and Schools in Fairfax County

The communication and snow removal system continues to evolve to keep all the boxes checked.

Snow and school

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Paving and Warm Weather are in Tandem This Year in Northern Virginia

There is a map and system to where the paving goes.

August is hot, and the drivers trying to get back to a normal routine have probably hit a pothole or two out on the roads, but VDOT is out there with the paving crews, putting down pavement on 1,145 lane miles throughout the paving season, which goes until November.

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Streams Get a Lift from a County Program

‘Operation Stream Shield’ is called a win-win-win.

Operation Stream Shield

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‘Strategic Underground’ Throughout Fairfax County

Dominion Power is undergrounding wires.

During the frequent thunderstorms that are forecasted throughout the summer, flashlights and candles may have been the short-term answer in the past, but Dominion Energy has another option with a program they are offering called ”Strategic Underground,” so the lines won’t be exposed when lightning strikes and other mishaps.

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Biking and Trail Use Continues to Grow in Northern Virginia

Pit Stop gathering is out, but Bike to Work Day is still on for May 21.

It’s been 20 years since Bike to Work Day began, and it grows each year, showing that there is another side to commuting that uses no gas, has health benefits and is fun, even if it’s only one day a year for many.

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