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  1. Fairfax Board of Supervisors rejects landfill expansionRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Fairfax Times

    ... proposal, saying that they expected ESI to live up to the promises it made in 2007. Supervisor Gerry Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) fought the landfill expansion in his district all along, saying the county needs to keep moving forward on its plans for ...


  2. Fairfax board rejects extension of controversial Lorton landfill's useRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    ... trust and confidence in our land-use decision-making process is at stake," Supervisor Gerald W. Hyland (D-Mount Vernon) said, referring to that agreement during a lengthy, sometimes angry statement. In proposals in the fall, EnviroSolutions sought ... 2 comments

  3. AWI Design Solutions Magazine ReleasedRead the original story

    Tuesday |

    ... , of Warrenton, VA and their work on Fred W. Smith National Library for the Study of George Washington, in Mount Vernon, VA. Imperial Woodworking Company , of Palatine, IL and their work on Astellas US Headquarters, in Northbrook, IL. Fetzer ...


  4. A reader asks about spousal burial benefitsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Naval Affairs

    A quick question. If the spouse of a service member dies before the veteran, would they be allowed to be buried in a national cemetery ? The National Purple Heart Day will be celebrated at Mount Vernon, Virginia, home of General George Washington.


  5. Rare Piglets Born at Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 |

    Mount Vernon recently welcomed a new litter of five piglets. The baby pigs are reportedly an extremely rare breed called Ossabaw Island Hogs, according to the estate.


  6. $12.3M gift to help restore Robert E. Lee's home in ArlingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 |

    ... has given multimillion dollar gifts in recent years to restore the Washington Monument, the first president's Mount Vernon estate and Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello, including a recreation of its historic slave quarters. "The goal is to ...


  7. DISCUS Hosts Great American Whiskey Experience With U.S. Ambassador...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | PressReleasePoint

    ... begin with a colonial-style unaged Rye whiskey, produced at the reconstructed George Washington Distillery at Mount Vernon, Virginia. The Rye is based on the actual recipe of America's first president, who became a successful whiskey distiller after ...


  8. Betsey Thorne ThomasRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Southwest Times

    Betsey Thorne Thomas, 76, of Radford, Va., passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, after a courageous five-year battle with cancer.


  9. Lois Lerner invitation to Ft. Marcy ParkRead the original story

    Friday Jul 11 | Free Republic

    I had a buddy that was selling some motorcycle parts on ebay and needed the cash and basically berated the lyin'king's admin for the cause of him having to downsize his stuff.


  10. Creating Collages, Crowns and Even DressesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Alexandria Gazette-Packet

    ... people have fancy paper at home to make fancy art," said Kathryn Horn Coneway, director of Art at the Center in Mount Vernon. "It is a good entryway into art. Collage with paper in particular is freeing because there is not as much of a right ...


  11. On July 4th, the journey to U.S. citizenship becomes a dream come trueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | News Journal

    Mount Vernon, VA, U.S.A -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services swears in 102 new American citizens, originally from 45 countries, during the Fourth of July Celebration at George Washington's Mount Vernon.


  12. Rodd Moesel: Early presidents were gifted farmers, gardenersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 |

    ... and gardeners. To this very day, two of the most visited gardens in America are those of George Washington at Mount Vernon, Va., and Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, also in Virginia. These two outstanding presidents were great students of the plants ...


  13. July 4th welcomes new citizensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 4 | USA Today

    ... is a part of: On July 4th, the journey to U.S. citizenship becomes a dream come true Mount Vernon, VA, U.S.A -- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services swears in 102 new American citizens, originally from 45 countries, ...


  14. Bikers say under-30 generation isn't interested, and can't afford many of the top motorcyclesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 4 |

    Chris Estep of Mount Vernon, Va., is one of the younger riders in Bike Week at age 37. He caught the motorcycle-festival bug fairly recently, he says: "I'm trying to go to as many as I can to catch up."


  15. Students have good time on DC tripRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Santa Paula Times

    ... Thomas Jefferson's home at Monticello just outside Charlottesville, Virginia and George Washington's home at Mount Vernon, Virginia. Other stops included Ford's Theater, the Jamestown Settlement, Colonial Williamsburg including the Governors' ...


  16. Rent George Washington's Home Away from HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 |

    ... home away from home - a townhouse in Old Town Alexandria - is for rent. When he couldn't make it back to Mount Vernon, the country's first president lived at 508 Cameron St., between Pitt and St. Asaph streets. It's a two-minute walk to Christ ...


  17. Mount Vernon man charged with raping minorRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2014 | Fairfax Times

    A Mount Vernon man has been charged with repeatedly sexually assaulting a minor under his care, according to Fairfax County Police.


  18. Babysitter, Heriberto Urratia, arrested for, allegedly raping young...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 |

    Fairfax County Police say that earlier this month, they arrested 25-year-old Heriberto Urratia on the allegation he raped a girl less than 10 years of age over an extended period of time.


  19. Molecular evidence for mid-Pleistocene divergence of populations of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | CSIRO Publishing

    Molecular evidence for mid-Pleistocene divergence of populations of three freshwater amphipod species on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, with a new spring-associated genus and species Rachael A. King A B D and Remko Leys A B C A South Australian Museum, North Terrace, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia.


  20. Celebrate Independence Day at Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2014 |

    The Mount Vernon Estate has big plans to celebrate the Fourth of July. Next Friday, Mount Vernon will celebrate the holiday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., including letting loose with colorful smoke fireworks fired over the Potomac River.


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