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Parents withdraw lawsuit over closed Va. school

A lawsuit has been dropped challenging how the Fairfax County Public School Board conducted a meeting about a school closure, but continued attention to the issue could change the way the county government operates.

Tags: Clifton Elementary School

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 02:08pm EST

How will Fairfax Co. weather the financial storm?

It is one of the richest counties in the nation and has weathered the recession better than almost all others, but Fairfax County is still facing some lean times.

Tags: Dulles Rail , Dulles Rail Project , Sharon Bulova , Fort Belvoir , Jack Dale

Thursday - 01/13/2011, 04:12pm EST

Fairfax teachers push county for school change

As the Fairfax County School Board looks to its 2012 budget, teachers and their unions are considering ways to force change to the system they deem essential.

Tags: Fairfax County School Board , Fairfax County Public Schools , Fairfax County Federation of Teachers , Steven Greenburg , Michael Hairston , Fairfax Education Associationociation

Thursday - 01/06/2011, 11:01am EST

Doting grandmother charged with child's murder

Police have not said what may have motivated a grandmother to allegedly toss her granddaughter off a mall walkway at Tysons Corner Center.

Tags: Tysons Corner , Carmela Dela Rosa , Fairfax County Police , Kristi King , Paul D. Shinkman , Angelyn Ogdoc , Hank Silverberg , granddaughter tossed , Diocese of Arlington , Kathlyn Ogdoc , James Ogdoc

Tuesday - 11/30/2010, 08:13am EST

Local Va. governments brace for health care costs

Local governments are bracing for what some say will be a dramatic increase in costs stemming from the federal health care bill.

Tags: health care , Prince William County , Fairfax County Federation of Teachers , Corey Stewart , Sally Todd , Hank Silverberg

Monday - 11/29/2010, 02:44pm EST

Numbers show promise for area job seekers

For many people, the perfect Christmas gift this year would be a job. And there are some encouraging signs for job hunters around the D.C. area.

Tags: jobs , unemployment , Arlington County , Montgomery County , Loudoun County , Fairfax County Economic Development Authority , Michelle Basch

Saturday - 11/27/2010, 12:23pm EST

Va. high school does away with report card 'F's

Students will be allowed to make up missed or poorly done work, and will only get an 'F' if they fail to do so in future months.

Tags: West Potomac High School , Alexandria , F , failing grades , incomplete , report cards

Sunday - 11/14/2010, 06:12pm EST

You live in nation's richest counties

When it comes to median household income, Loudoun County takes the No. 1 spot, followed by Fairfax County. Five other area counties also make the list.

Tags: Charles County , Calvert County , Loudoun County , Arlington County , Montgomery County , Howard County , Newsweek , Mark Segraves , Gary Emerling , richest counties , wealthiest counties

Thursday - 11/11/2010, 08:10pm EST

The campaign is over, but the signs remain

Residents throughout the area must still content with the hundreds of political signs and posters skewered on lamp posts and stuck in tree boxes.

Tags: campaign , campaign ads , Mark Segraves , Montgomery County , campaign signs , signs , department of public works

Wednesday - 11/10/2010, 08:07am EST

Week after election, Fimian concedes to Connolly

Republican challenger Keith Fimian is conceding a narrow loss to Democratic Rep. Gerry Connolly in last week's 11th Congressional District race.

Tags: Gerry Connolly , Keith Fimian , 11th Congressional District , elections , recount , Prince William County

Monday - 11/08/2010, 10:19pm EST
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