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Groundbreaking Scheduled for North Hill

Affordable housing project expected to be in tune with the housing needs and EMBARK Richmond Highway project.

North Hill

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Terraced Garden Becomes a Natural Escape

Springfield backyard brings batches of beans, cucumbers and science lessons.

Garden Classroom

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Discarded Electronic Equipment Helps Seniors in Need

Handheld devices keep the elderly in contact with healthcare providers, family and friends.

On a recent summer morning, a group of college students gathered in Chantilly to sort and sanitize handheld devices ranging from smartphones to tablets.

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Dyke Marsh Is Lush and Dotted with Colors in Summer

At the height of summer, many stout, six-or-so-inch green spikes poke out of the water in Dyke Marsh and sport violet-blue, funnel-shaped flowers that clump around the central stem amid the plant’s lance-shaped leaves.

Potomac Home Sales: June, 2020

In June, 2020, 70 Potomac homes sold between $2,555,000-$425,000.

Potomac Home Sales: June, 2020

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Farmers Market Reopens in Burke

Vendors, customers look forward to Saturdays.

The sweltering Saturday of July 11 was the first of the weekly Burke Farmers Markets since December, where farmers, bakers and chefs came from all over Maryland and Virginia to sell their products.

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Volunteers Work to Clean Trash Along C&O Canal

Potomac resident Allen Gorrelick runs along the path above the C&O Canal near Angler’s Inn about three times a week.

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Potomac Community Village Celebrates Eight Years

Potomac Community Village marked its 8th birthday June 23 and threw a party to celebrate.

Meet Marta Hill Gray, New Executive Director of Culpepper Garden

Marta Hill Gray wears one of her masks as she has her temperature taken, signs in with her own pen and walks through the door of Culpepper Garden on July 1.

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The Closet Awards Scholarships

The Closet of the Greater Herndon Area, Inc. recently awarded $45,000 in college scholarships to 22 deserving high school graduates at five local high schools.

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Herndon Village Network Continues Services through Pandemic

During the ongoing pandemic, Herndon Village Network (HVN) is continuing to provide its essential transportation services to Herndon senior citizens.

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McLean and Great Falls Real Estate Market: Home Proves to Be Truly ‘Essential’ in COVID-19 Time

How pandemic has impacted real estate market.

The first half of 2020 has come to a close. At the end of the first quarter, the real estate market was showing a strong opening season.

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Look Below the Impervious Surface

The public has 90 days to respond to a proposed $11 billion project that would impact 48 miles of the Beltway, the American Legion Bridge, and land and water below for generations to come.

The risk is $11 billion and contamination of waterways and parkland for generations to come.

A COVID-19 Summer Gives Time for Reading

From current events to mysteries, books can fill time and lead to lively family conversations.

During a recent 12-hour car ride to their summer home in Michigan, the Leland family finished two books, “Bridge To Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson and Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird.”

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Health Care Heroes in Mount Vernon

#CAREavanChallenge visits assisted living facilities.

The gauntlet was thrown. ElderTree Care Management Services challenged care providers to get creative and show appreciation for health care aides at local assisted living facilities.