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Aldersgate Church Community Theater Prepares ‘Death by Design’

A 1930s mix of comedy and murder in the style of Noël Coward and Agatha Christie.

Full Conversation Requires Money on the Table in Fairfax County

Board intends to keep options open by advertising tax increase.

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Budget Brinkmanship in Virginia

Lawmakers poised to leave town without passing budget.

Budget showdowns are rare in Virginia, but not unprecedented. Back in 2004, Gov. Mark Warner clashed with Republicans over a sales tax increase. Then in 2014, Gov. Terry McAuliffe engaged in brinkmanship over expanding Medicaid. Now lawmakers are poised to end the session once again without passing a budget.

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Extracurriculars: Secret Sauce of Success in Fairfax County

Superintendent’s budget eliminates barrier of $50 activity fee.

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Discussing School Shootings and Other Violence with Children

Open dialogue is key to quelling fear, say mental health professionals.

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: No Guns in the Classroom

Gun safety is an American value.

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The Magic of British Comedienne Joyce Grenfell in Alexandria

Catherine Flye performs in “George…Don’t Do That!” at MetroStage.

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Bishop Ireton Presents ‘The Addams Family Musical’

With a cast of 27 students, the show is loosely based on the original cartoons.

Celebrating 30 Years at Bishop Ireton

Music Director Christopher Tomasino also works with The Little Theatre of Alexandria.

Hazard Pay in Alexandria

Police and Firefighters say budget increase is insufficient.