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Red-shouldered hawk attacks Great Falls family

Red-shouldered hawk attacks Great Falls family

Broken Pipe Part of Larger Project

‘No evidence that the pipe's failure had compromised the water quality of those homes.’

On Tuesday, March 5, John Lisle, vice president of marketing and communications at DC Water, said Fairfax County's Feb. 27 presentation at the Great Falls Community meeting was comparable to DC Water's previous community meetings held the week before.

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Major Sewage Line Fails Near Potomac River in Great Falls

Fairfax tests wells, positive results for coliform and E. coli

The DC Water and Sewer Authority's Potomac Interceptor sewer line at Manhole #31, approximately 400 feet (just more than a football field) from the Potomac River, and varying proximity to 18 private wells in Great Falls, 158 feet to 2,755 feet, failed on or before Feb. 12.

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Multiple Rotary Clubs Collaborate for Rise Against Hunger

Volunteers and sponsors needed.

Volunteers and sponsors are sought for the Rise Against Hunger Food Packaging event at Aldrin Elementary School, 11375 Center Harbor Road, Reston, VA, Saturday, Jan. 20, 9 a.m.–12:30 p.m.; set-up at 8:30 a.m.

Great Falls Garden Club Youth Native Garden Grant

The Great Falls Garden Club in partnership with Friends of the Great Falls Library is sponsoring a $300 Youth Native Habitat Garden Grant to be awarded to a student in Grades 5 -11 who lives in the 22066 zip-code. Application materials will be available on Feb. 15 at the GF Library and on-line at GFGardenClub.org.

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Angels Soar in Great Falls

Wish List Project 2023 benefits Fairfax County foster care, The Women’s Center, Second Story, Herndon ES and Aldrin ES

As part of the Wish List Project in its 23rd year, donors brought hundreds of gift items they purchased to the Perez family home in Great Falls on Saturday, Dec. 9.

Seasonal Joys Blanket the Region

Whatever December holiday you celebrate, there are events throughout Fairfax County to get you in the holiday spirit.

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Protecting Dark Skies Around Observatory Park

Board of Supervisors passes zoning ordinance gently limiting lighting within half mile of Turner Farm Park Observatory.

Among the board-approved action items on Nov. 21 was the Zoning Ordinance amendment regarding outdoor lighting around Turner Farm Park Observatory in Great Falls.

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The 2023 Holiday Ornament Sale in Great Falls

Supplies are limited.

The 2023 Holiday Ornament Sale in Great Falls- Supplies limited; purchase now.This year marks the 210th anniversary of the historic Georgetown Pike. The Great Falls Citizens Association partnered with The Arts of Great Falls to create and sell an exceptional ornament to commemorate the milestone. It is the second in the series.

Correcting 2 Points from Veterans Day Article

I write to correct two points from your article on the Veterans Day observance at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial in your November 15-21, 2023 edition.

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Bald Eagles Spotted on Their Nest

The mated pair of Bald Eagles in Great Falls have once again been spotted on their nest on Minnehaha Island, seen from Riverbend Park.

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Veterans Day 2023

Observance at the Great Falls Freedom Memorial

“The willingness with which young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars are treated and appreciated by their nation,” — Bruce Fein, Lieutenant Colonel U.S. Army Reserves

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Great Falls Rugby Tournament Nov. 19

Great Falls will be a busy place on the Sunday before Thanksgiving.

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Inaugural ‘Let Me Run’ 5K in Great Falls

It was an inspiring Saturday morning Nov. 4 as Great Falls Elementary hosted the inaugural "Let Me Run” Elementary 5K Race.

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Madison Defeats Langley, Continues March

Brothers score five TDs between them.

The Madison Warhawks hosted the visiting Langley Saxons on Nov. 10 in Vienna for a first round football playoff game.

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