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  1. Supervisors win, taxpayers loseRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Fairfax Times

    On April 21, 2015, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved the 2016 county budget markup that includes raising at least six fees that include sewer and refuse disposal fees.

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  2. Bridging the generation gap in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Fairfax Times

    On April 17, diners at the Woodland Skies Dining Room - one of the three full-service on-campus dining rooms at Greenspring Retirement Community in Springfield - were surprised to see room decorations, the wait staff and the dinner menu all transformed into a New York extravaganza.

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  3. John Geer family of Springfield to receive $2.95 millionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Fairfax Times

    Fairfax County has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to the family of former Springfield resident John Geer, who was shot by a Fairfax County police officer in August 2013 as he stood in his doorway with his hands above his head.

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

    Apr 15, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    School Board members will receive annual salaries of $32,000. The board voted 5-4 last Thursday to approve the raise, with three members abstaining.

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  5. Kros brothers lift Woodson tennis to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Midway through the singles portion of their match Tuesday, Woodson's tennis team seemed to be headed for a routine defeat at the hands of defending state champion Lake Braddock.

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  6. Kros brothers lift Woodson tennis to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Midway through the singles portion of their match Tuesday, Woodson's tennis team seemed to be headed for a routine defeat at the hands of defending state champion Lake Braddock.

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  7. Community-farm cooperatives spring up around FairfaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    214118 FarmCoop3_040315 Tin Nguyen/Fairfax County Times Irene Sayegh, left, and Tina Nojek, pick through additional choices of fresh organic products that they can swap among themselves in a farm produce buying cooperative.

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  8. Program approved to relieve overcrowding at Greenbriar West ElementaryRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    A new advanced academic program will open at Poplar Tree Elementary School next school year to relieve overcrowding at Greenbriar West Elementary School.

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  9. Vote to bump supervisor pay was a recklessaRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Well, your taxes will be going higher again. Despite a revenue shortfall for the next Fairfax County budget year, on March 3, 2015, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors continued to disregard the taxpayer by approving a $20,000 raise in pay that will total $95,000 annually for a part time supervisor job and the chairman's salary was increased ... (more)

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  10. One dead, three injured in early-morning Springfield fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Fire officials said Fairfax County firefighters were called to the 5600 block of Southampton Drive in the Kings Park neighborhood of West Springfield shortly after 6 a.m. for a two-alarm fire.

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  11. Fatal house fire in FairfaxRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Officials in Fairfax County said a house fire that broke out Thursday morning in the Springfield area is a fatal incident.

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

    Mar 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase pay for the incoming board from $75,000 to $95,000 for district supervisors and $100,000 for the board chairman.

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  13. People & Places: Veterans, service members find their place in the artsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Sharks attack breast cancer About 30 swimmers ages 9-18 - all members of Shark Tank, a small competition swim team - swam laps in a marathon March 1 at South Run RECenter in Springfield to raise money to support breast cancer research.

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  14. District supervisors will get $95,000 a year beginning in 2016Read the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to increase pay for the incoming board from $75,000 to $95,000 for district supervisors and $100,000 for the board chairman.

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  15. Springfield woman recalls her part in civil rights movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    When Carolyn Pledger moved to Virginia from her native Pennsylvania in 1939 at the age of 7, she received the shock of her young life.

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  16. A shelter from wintera s coldRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The shelter, one of two locations in the FACETS Hypothermia Prevention and Response Program for the homeless, has offered him help for a year and a half.

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  17. Time to restore civilian control in wake of police killingsRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Over 17 months ago, an unarmed John Geer standing in the doorway of his Springfield home was gunned down by an unidentified Fairfax County Police officer.

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  18. Bill would address food truck obstacleRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    When Fairfax County officials worked with food truck owners last year to develop new county regulations that would make it easier for food trucks to operate, they were left with one huge hurdle: the trucks are still prohibited from vending on any roads controlled by the Virginia Department of Transportation, which is just about every street in the ... (more)

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  19. Hope for wet cellphones available in SpringfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    Ray Woods, manager of a Verizon Wireless store in Springfield, prepares a cellphone to be used in a Redux evaporating machine, which removes water from submerged cellphones.

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  20. Vote on salary bump will likely take place in MarchRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Fairfax Times

    The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will wait for more than a month to decide whether to raise salaries for the incoming board.

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