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Gerald Halprin's Mount Vernon property sells for $18.6M
A 16.5-acre property originally part of George Washington 's Mount Vernon estate just sold for $18.6 million, the highest sale price in the Washington area in more than two-and-a-half years.
George Washington: New Exhibit Explores Landscape Architecture at Mount Vernon
Gardens & Groves: George Washington's Landscape at Mount Vernon, is the first museum exhibition at Mount Vernon to focus specifically on Washington's landmark achievements as a landscape designer.
Campaigns Kick Off in 8th Congressional District Race
Several of the 11 Democrats running in the 8th congressional District race will be kicking off their campaigns in coming days.
Fairfax County Farmers Markets Expand 'Food Stamp' Program
Fairfax County Farmers Markets have received two grants to support expansion of the SNAP at-market benefits program, formerly known as "food stamps."
2014 Presidents' Day: Closures, openings on George Washington's Birthday
In 1885, President Chester Arthur signed a bill making George Washington's Birthday a Federal holiday, and in February of 1971, Richard Nixon declared Presidents' Day as a day to recognize all U.S. Presidents.
Mount Vernon scales back GW birthday party
Spokeswoman Melissa Wood said the estate often exceeds 10,000 in attendance on Presidents' Day, when attendance is free.
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Fairfax to consider environmental impact of extending Lorton landfill's operation
File: Construction debris is dumped, sorted, crushed and plowed over at Lorton Construction Debris Landfill, owned by EnviroSolutions, Friday January 24, 2014 The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday directed county staff to account for the potential environmental impacts of allowing an industrial landfill in Lorton to operate until 2040.