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  1. Ghosts on the Hill: A Look at Three Historic Homes in Southeast Fairfax CountyRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Jay's Giants Blog

    ... in Groveton, the tallest point around these parts at about 250 feet, and about halfway between Alexandria and Mount Vernon. Some Alexandrians who made their money in the seaport retreated to the quiet and solitude of the hills south of the city. One ...


  2. Fire Investigators Charge Man with Starting Dumpster FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 28 |

    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators last week charged James T. Wilkerson, 53, with setting a dumpster fire. The fire occurred Friday, Oct. 17, at the New Horizons Treatment Center, 8247 Gregory Drive, in the Mount Vernon area.


  3. Former Marine from Mt. Vernon pleads guilty to killing wifeRead the original story

    Monday Oct 27 | Fairfax Times

    Caleb Crew, 26, of the 8000 block of Gila Court, was charged on Aug. 10, 2013 with his wife's homicide.


  4. Gas Prices in Mount Vernon Mapped: How Low Will It Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 |

    ... The average gas price in Virginia is $2.82 a gallon, according to How low will gas prices fall in Mount Vernon? Tell us in the comments section at the bottom of the page! Note: The map below uses the location tied to your internet ...


  5. Your guide to this weekend's fun events in the DMVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | WASH-FM

    ... 2014 - Remember The Titans. Enjoy a FREE drive-in movie experience on Union Market's three-story exterior wall. Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Days - October 25-26, 2014. Mount Vernon, VA. Celebrate the season with horse-drawn wagon rides, wheat treading ...


  6. Fairfax County, school officials search for budget harmonyRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Fairfax Times

    ... With just one more meeting of the joint committee remaining, co-chair School Board member Dan Storck (Mount Vernon) advocated for the creation of another joint committee to continue the work to close the divide. “I feel like we're all here ...


  7. Fairfax County Board Chair to Participate in Governor's Integrity CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 |

    Fairfax County Board Chair Sharon Bulova will participate in the first meeting Monday of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's Commission to Ensure Integrity and Public Confidence in State Government. Others from Northern Virginia on the commission are former Delegate Joe T. May of Leesburg and Susan A. Magill, Vice President for Advancement at George Washington's Mount Vernon.


  8. Mount Vernon Estate to Open Its Doors for First Time to Trick-or-TreatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 |

    A historic treat: George Washington's Mount Vernon opens its doors on Halloween for the first time to trick-or-treaters, according to a news release from Mount Vernon. Here's more about this special occasion, from the release: You can join Mount Vernon's costumed cast of interpreters for a special opportunity to trick-or-treat in the historic area at George Washington's estate on Friday, Oct. 31 from 3:30-6:30 p.m. A special scavenger hunt stopping at 12 locations with candy is available for more adventurous trick-or-treaters.


  9. Get Ready: The 18th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade Is SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 |

    Ghosts, witches, Lego characters: Clear your calendar on Sunday, it's time for the 18th Annual Del Ray Halloween Parade. It should be perfect weather for a parade.


  10. Public Safety BriefsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Fairfax Times

    ... ago met with police to tell his story. Police said that as a University of Virginia graduate who grew up in Mount Vernon, the young man was a successful filmmaker, an accomplished individual with a close family and many friends. However, he ...


  11. Weather Alert for Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 |

    The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for most of northern Virginia from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday night, including Mount Vernon. The watch includes Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria, Fairfax, Prince William County and Manassas/Manassas Park, as well as the District of Columbia and some Maryland communities.


  12. George Washington During the Revolutionary War: First President's Evolving RoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | News Max

    ... Washington's presence also helped his cause; several contemporaries described his appearance as majestic," the Mount Vernon historical site said . "Benjamin Rush explained that, 'He has so much martial dignity in his deportment that you distinguish ...


  13. Pinpoint Crime in Mount Vernon with New Police Mapping ToolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 |

    Fairfax County has a new online crime-mapping tool, Police Events , that residents can use to pinpoint crime in their neighborhoods as recent as the day before. To use the system, you go online to Police Events , where you can choose or plug in a Location, Date Range and Event Types .


  14. SAT scores in most Fairfax high schools see notable jump, while some still struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | The Washington Post

    ... in scores. Most have stayed about the same or improved slightly. But four schools - Falls Church, Lee, Mount Vernon and Stuart - saw average scores drop precipitously. Compared to other schools in the county, the four high schools have among the ...


  15. Mt. Vernon VA Clinic Stays OpenRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Mount Vernon's VA Clinic is staying open. The clinic was scheduled to close this month, but the VA has reached an interim agreement to keep the clinic open.


  16. Teacher chosen for educational retreatRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Mid Rivers Newsmagazine Front Page

    Bryan Middle School social studies teacher Lorri Richardson was selected as one of 11 Missouri teachers to attend Weekend with Washington, an educational retreat at George Washington's estate in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The four-day, immersive residential program, held Sept.


  17. Spring Hills Mount Vernon Welcomes Animal Lovers and their Pets at...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 |

    PAWFEST , a family-friendly event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. at Spring Hills Mount Vernon Assisted Living . Located at 3709 Shannons Green Way in Alexandria, Virginia, PAWFEST is a celebration for pets and their owners.


  18. Ashis Roy, 82, takes his marathon tally to 139Read the original story

    Monday Oct 6 |

    ... and historic courses in the US, the race began from the first American President George Washington's estate of Mount Vernon and travelled up George Washington Memorial Parkway along the Potomac river. Then after an out-and-back on the quaint streets ...


  19. Boy, 6, seriously hurt after hit by FedEx vanRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 6-year-old boy is fighting for his life after he was hit by a FedEx delivery van in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County. It happened a little after 5 p.m. Wednesday on Mount Vernon Circle.


  20. Fairfax Co. boy, 6, struck by truck seriously hurtRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 2 | WTOP-FM Washington

    A 6-year-old boy is fighting for his life after he was hit by a delivery truck in the Mount Vernon area of Fairfax County. It happened a little after 5 p.m. Wednesday on Mount Vernon Circle.


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