Great Falls People

Great Falls People


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Great Falls Tree Walk Scheduled for Saturday, May 20

Great Falls Tree Walk Scheduled for Saturday, May 20

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Where Time, Talent, and Memories Meet

Great Falls Writer’s Group releases third anthology.

Great Falls Book Club

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Vienna Honors Community Volunteers

Vienna volunteers

Leading by Example

Julie Casso: Volunteering has always been a big part of her life.

Julie Casso of Great Falls, makes a difference

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New Pastor Gives First Sermon After Installation

Great Falls Gets New Pastor

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Doris Carpenter Honored at the Tibbetts Award Banquet

Doris Carpenter wins Jean Tibbetts History Award

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Fear Follows ICE Enforcement

Men said to be detained after leaving Mount Vernon shelter.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Mount Vernon.

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Fairfax: Board Approves 2018-2022 Capital Improvement Program

Five-year plan includes three new elementary schools and one new high school.

This year, Fairfax County Public Schools experienced one of the smallest annual enrollment increases in nearly a decade: 1,368 students, compared to the average of 2,400 since the 2008-09 school year, bringing the total to 187,202.

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Great Falls: New Monthly Dinner Raises Money And Support For Police Officers

Community News

A group in Great Falls raised over $5,000 for the organization Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) that supports the families of officers who have been killed on the job.

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Artists on the Green Display Art at the Great Falls Library

Art exhibit

The exhibit highlights landscape and still life oil paintings that are the artists’ favorites. An opening reception is planned for Feb. 2, 6 - 9 p.m.

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Exploring Baseball History in Great Falls

A call to young historians: Join ‘The 1890s Baseball Team: "What History Reveals" project.

“The 1890s Baseball Team: What History Reveals,” has allowed me to share all of the skills I’ve acquired from my internship and from my classes in college with individuals who are interested in history too. On Jan. 11, 2017, I gave a presentation explaining how to find and use historical records to discover more about the lives of the players featured in an 1890 photograph of the local Forestville baseball team.

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McLean: Comstock Sworn-In To The 115th Congress


“We live in exciting times for our region, where the innovation economy is constantly evolving and growing. I look forward to working in the new Congress with my colleagues to forge pro-growth policies that will boost the innovation economy even further." – Barbara Comstock

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Great Falls: Stormwater Management, Sewage Systems Discussed

Speakers Share Sewage Stats

Up to 167 homeowners in Great Falls are on the hook for following a Fairfax County Health Department regulation when it comes to monitoring their septic systems, but many are unaware.

Great Falls: Supper is Served in Support of SEALs


This month’s MAM dinner on Monday, Jan. 8, was at the Old Brogue Irish Pub in the Great Falls Village Centre, where World War II Veteran Howard Jester, 90, was in attendance to support this month’s beneficiary organization: The Navy SEAL Foundation.

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Local Dancers Celebrate the Holidays with Military, First Responders, and Their Families


“This year’s tribute performance for military, first responders, and their families was one of my favorite,” shared Cynthia Donavin, who founded Classical Ballet Theatre (CBT) of Northern Virginia over 25 years ago. "I greatly appreciate all patrons and volunteers who help CBT make the arts accessible to all.”