Against New Virginia Policies
Teachers, students, and parents in Fairfax and Arlington protest the new governor’s campaign to control content in schools.
Knife-Wielding Man in Assault at Dar Al-Hijrah Mosque
Man is charged with hate crime after lunging at guard
Shortly before Monday’s afternoon prayer at the Dar al Hirjah Islamic Center near Seven Corners in Fairfax County, a man who was not part of the Muslim community began harassing those outside the entrance of the mosque waiting to pray.
Alexandria Business Punched by Pandemic Pivots to Survive
Sweet Root Village running pop up markets, helping the hungry
It was the end of the summer and many in Alexandria had been homebound far too long.
Pandemic Patience: Counselor at NVFS Calms New Mothers
Tele-mental health during COVID-19 is the new normal for the Healthy Families Program.
Mental health counselor Bianca Molinari Anez knows what it is like to encounter postpartum depression; she experienced it herself. That’s one of the reasons she is so devoted to the group of women she counsels.
Northern Virginia Family Service: More than a Safety Net for 100 Years
During the Great Depression, they handed out coal and coats. Now, it’s an array of services.
Ninety-five years ago, Northern Virginia Family Service handed out coats and coal in Alexandria. Today, the organization has a much broader mission and geographic reach throughout Northern Virginia and – in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic – an increased need for its services.
Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax State Representatives Push Through Anti-Plastic Bills
Lopez, Ebbin and Favola pushed for new laws
Arlington Residents Drown in Higher Water Bills
Was this just the drought-related water use?
Tree Stewards Tube Trees for Posterity
Volunteers tube trees in Bluemont despite heat.
Alexandria Residents Love Native Plants
Local vendors explain how to plant and care for them.