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  1. Weekend: Carlyle House Herb and Craft Sale in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... House education programs and its collections budget. In addition to culinary herbs grown in the greenhouses of Mount Vernon and Layng & Company, you'll find decorative herbs and wildflowers as well as tomato plants, perennials and shrubs. Master ...

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  2. Fairfax County School Board approves pay raises for membersRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Fairfax Times

    ... in November, and 10 of the current members are running again. Two others, Kathy Smith (Sully) and Dan Storck (Mount Vernon), are running for open seats on the county Board of Supervisors. School Board member Ilryong Moon (At-large) proposed the ...

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  3. Fairfax County School Board approves higher salaries for board membersRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Washington Post

    ... Ten of the 12 members of the board are running again, with two others, Kathy Smith (Sully) and Dan Storck (Mount Vernon) campaigning for open spots on the county's board of supervisors. The school board's salary raises come after the supervisors ...

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  4. Royal Visit to Mount VernonRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    There was a buzz on March 18 throughout the D.C. Metropolitan area as Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visited sites in Washington D.C. and beyond. Mary Beth Powers said that she was caught off-guard as she was driving down the George Washington Parkway when the Prince's motorcade came by on its way to Mount Vernon.

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  5. Surovell, Krizek Submit Petition to Widen Route 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Patch.com

    Del. Scott Surovell and Paul Krizek, a candidate for House of Delegates, have submitted nearly 500 petition signatures to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority in support of the U.S. 1 Widening Project between Napper Road and Mount Vernon Memorial Highway. The project would expand the road to six lanes and remove the largest bottleneck on the corridor in Fairfax County, according to a news release from the two.

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  6. Water main break closes part of in Route 1 in AlexandriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WJLA-TV Arlington

    ... ews are on scene and water in the affected area has been shut off. Route 1 between Frye Road and Lukens Lane in Mount Vernon is currently closed in both directions due to the water main break.

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  7. Critical missing 95-year-old man from Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... locating a critical missing 95-year-old man. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1C8UiLO MOUNT VERNON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Police are asking for your help locating a critical missing 95-year-old man. Police say Peter ...

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  8. Sandy Springs residents weigh in on roundabouts planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Sandy Springs Neighbor

    Herb Daws, like many Sandy Springs residents who drive down Mount Vernon Highway and Johnson Ferry Road on a regular basis, is ready for a change to those intersections. He was one of about 30 people who attended the first half of Thursday night's two-hour open house meeting regarding the city's plan to install roundabouts just east of Roswell Road on Mount Vernon where it intersects with Johnson Ferry.

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  9. 2014 FCPD crime report: Homicide, prostitution up, overall crime downRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Fairfax Times

    ... sex offenses, which were down 25 percent. Of that total number, 68,026 were for criminal-based incidents. The Mount Vernon District police station had the most criminal offense-related calls for service of the eight district stations with 10,376. ...

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  10. Spring Fun in Alexandria & Mount VernonRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... the journey of "Blossom." Tickets are $8. Visit www.nvfaa.org. Easter Egg Hunt. 2:30 p.m. at Spring Hills Mount Vernon Assisted Living Center, 3709 Shannon's Green Way. Seniors and their families may enjoy Easter-themed festivities and crafts, then ...

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  11. Historical society plans two bus tripsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Evening Sun

    On Sept. 20, the group will travel to Mt. Vernon, Va. Cost is $105 and includes bus transportation, lunch, boat ride and admission to George Washington's Mt.

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  12. Double robbery suspect apprehended in Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    The quick actions by Fairfax County police officers in the Mount Vernon police district led to the arrest of a man who police say attempted to assault and rob one person, then robbed another in a matter of minutes.

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  13. Double robbery suspect apprehended in Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Fairfax Times

    The quick actions by Fairfax County police officers in the Mount Vernon police district led to the arrest of a man who police say attempted to assault and rob one person, then robbed another in a matter of minutes.

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  14. Man arrested for attacking, robbing people in Mt. VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | WUSA-TV Washington

    ... attacks and robberies in Fairfax County. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1MNj2ky MOUNT VERNON, Va. (WUSA9) -- Fairfax County Police arrested a man who they say tried to assault and rob a person then robbed another in a matter ...

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  15. 18th-century French frigate to visit AnnapolisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | The Maryland Gazette

    ... she was part of the blockade that led to the surrender of Lord Cornwallis and his Army. The other stops are Mount Vernon, Va., Alexandria, Va., Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York City, Greenport, N.Y., Newport, R.I., Boston, Castine, Maine, and ...

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  16. Supporters say Mt. Vernon's - peoples' mayor was targeted by fedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Final Call

    ... Mayor Davis graduated from North Carolina A&T University in 1960 as an architect. He and his wife, a native of Mount Vernon, moved to the city and he began working for firms in New York City. In 1983, after many years in the private sector, he was ...

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  17. School NotesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    ... plans and enrollment projections in Region 3, which encompasses schools in the Edison, Lee, Hayfield, Mount Vernon and West Potomac pyramids. School officials will go over the process used to project enrollment at county schools, which helps ...

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  18. Board of Supervisors votes to increase payRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    ... cost into their own budgets,” Herrity said. Supervisors Michael Frey (R-Sully) and Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon), both of whom are not seeking reelection this year, led the charge to increase the pay of their successors. “I really do ...

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  19. Prince Charles, Camilla to Visit Washington DC March 17-19Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Patch.com

    Britain's Prince Charles and his wife, Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, will visit George Washington's Estate at Mount Vernon during their three day visit to Washington, D.C. from March 17-19, according to news reports . While in town, Prince Charles and Duchess of Cornwall Camilla reportedly will meet with President Barack Obama .

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  20. Bennett announces run for Mt. Vernon supervisorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Potomac Local

    Candice Bennett, a small business owner, has announced her candidacy for the Mt. Vernon District Supervisor seat.

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