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Safety changes implemented along Evergreen Mills Road in wake of fatal crashes

Additional signage is now in place in the Evergreen Mills Road area of Leesburg where an Ashburn mother was killed Sept. 8. According to a newsflash issued by Supervisor Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge), a "Stop Ahead" sign has been installed by the Virginia Department of Transportation on Watson Ro

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-19 23:32:05

Altimmune to start Phase 2 study of intranasal flu vaccine

Altimmune Inc., a Gaithersburg immunotherapeutics company, was cleared by the FDA to start a Phase 2 clinical study of their intranasal flu vaccine. Altimmune says the vaccine, NasoVAX, has the potential to stimulate a broader and quicker immune response than approved flu vaccines. The study is pla

THEDAILYRECORD.COM - 2017-09-20 18:38:02

Prosecutors consider additional charges in Wallen murder

Laura Elizabeth Wallen FILE PHOTO Prosecutors in the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office are determining whether a 33-year-old Damascus man charged with killing his girlfriend Labor Day weekend can also be charged with killing the woman's unborn child. Olney resident Laura Elizabeth Wallen,

SENTINEL - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Pipe installation to close stretch of Ijamsville Road for about three weeks in October

Ijamsville Road will be closed between Md. 144 and Ritchie Way for about three weeks starting in mid-October for the installation of a concrete pipe. The road will be closed to all traffic beginning Oct. 16 to allow workers from C.J. Miller LLC to dig up the road and install a concrete pipe 9 feet i

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-09-20 21:00:00

Frick opts out of House contest, launches campaign for Montgomery County executive

Maryland House Majority Leader C. William "Bill" Frick abruptly abandoned plans Wednesday to run in the state's 6th Congressional District, opting to launch a campaign for Montgomery County executive instead. Frick, a 42-year-old attorney from Bethesda, was among several potential candidates raising

BALTIMORE SUN - 2017-09-20 21:20:00

Real Talk -- When Was The Last Time You Enjoyed Your Business Trip?

(NewsUSA) -It's hard to believe that 2017 is more than halfway over and that fall is in the air. With that, life starts to speed up as kids head back to school, holidays loom just around the corner, and you may find yourself traveling for work a bit more in the coming months as companies try to wrap

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:34:47

New Resources Critical for Stroke Recovery

(NewsUSA) - The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke has developed new stroke rehabilitation tools for healthcare professionals and clinical provi

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:31:32

Kensington Senior Living Gets Conceptual OK; Nearby Residents None-Too-Pleased

Despite statements from local residents to the contrary, Reston's Design Review Board says a proposed senior-living facility on Sunrise Valley Drive will be an appropriate addition to the community. During their meeting Tuesday (video), the DRB voted 4-2 to give conceptual approval to the Kensington

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 16:15:21

Pet of the Week: Rose

This is a sponsored post from Becky's Pet Care, a professional pet care service in Northern Virginia. Meet Rose, a tabby kitten available for adoption locally. Here is what her friends at Little Buddies Adoption and Humane Society have to say about her: Rose is a very affectionate kitten. She loves

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 13:30:47

Commentary: Never Armed Enough!

Much to my dismay last week I received in the mail an envelope with the return address of the National Rifle Association of America headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia. I knew immediately it was not a letter admonishing me for regularly taking part in the vigil to end gun violence held in front of the

RESTON-CONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Boysko Criticism Off-Base

Michael Pope's recent article in which he insinuated that Virginia Del. Jennifer Boysko (D-86) might be ineffective because she was fighting the system was way off-base. In her first term as a state delegate Boysko has chief-patroned or co-patroned many bills that successfully passed and became law,

HERNDONCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Presentation Tonight Will Explore How Reston Was Created

A pair of local historians will tell the tale of Reston's early days tonight at Lake Anne Plaza. Kristina Alcorn and Chuck Veatch will present "Meant to Be: How Reston Almost Wasn't" at 7 p.m. at the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center (1909A Washington Plaza). The public program is being

RESTONNOW.COM - 2017-09-20 10:15:57

Opinion: Letter to the Editor: Fairfax County Should Welcome Short-term Rentals

At a public hearing on Sept. 5 in Reston, Fairfax County residents voiced their concerns and requests regarding the county's efforts to draft regulations governing short-term rentals (STRs). Through various home-sharing platforms (e.g., Airbnb and Vacation Rental by Owner), homeowners can offer spar

RESTON-CONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Music of Hope and Inspiration in Reston

"Expect to hear thoughtful and creative songs about a love for humanity, justice and environmental consciousness," said Quetzal Flores about the upcoming performance of the musical group Quetzal at Reston's CenterStage. The group aims to provide "a regenerative sense of hope and inspiration." Flores

RESTON-CONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Reston-Herndon Entertainment Calendar through Oct. 8

Wednesday/Sept. 20 "Mean to Be." 7 p.m. in the Jo Ann Rose Gallery at Reston Community Center Lake Anne. The Reston Historic Trust & Museum presents "Meant to Be: How Reston Almost Wasn't" with Timothy Beatley. Free. Seating is limited, reservations are welcome. Contact 703-709- 7700 or restonmuseum

HERNDONCONNECTION.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Bites wine and grilled cheese bar opens in Leesburg Friday

Wednesday, Sep. 20, 2017 by Karen Graham, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) | 0 comments | Email this story Bites, a new grilled cheese bar created by the owner of the popular Leesburg restaurant Senor Ramon Taqueria, is set to open Friday at 105 South King Street in Leesbur

LOUDOUN TIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 13:55:36

County liquor stores face fines for sales to minors

The county liquor board fined a Frederick retailer $1,000 and suspended its license for two weeks after it admitted to selling alcohol to a minor. DJ Liquors, on West Patrick Street, will have the opportunity to pay $3,000 to "buy back" the suspension, the board decided at its Monday meeting. Freder

FREDERICK NEWS-POST - 2017-09-18 23:00:00

First woman in 2018 race for governor announces candidacy

Another Democrat came out swinging Tuesday in the race for governor, and she stands out from the start as the only woman in the 2018 gubernatorial race. Krish Vignarajah grew up in Edmondson Heights in Baltimore County and went to Edmondson Elementary and Woodlawn High schools. She currently lives i

WBALTV.COM - 2017-09-19 22:12:00

Hurricanes Zero In On Coasts Russia Investigation Heats Up Obamacare Repeal Is Back: Patch Morning Briefing

While all eyes in the Northeast are on Hurricane Jose, folks across Irma-battered Florida are wearily watching the development of Hurricane Maria. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said Maria had strengthened enough to earn Category 5 status by Monday night. Much of the Northeast is braci

PATCH - 2017-09-19 06:34:02

Fatal single vehicle crash caused by medical emergency

One woman is dead following a crash on Sept. 18 in McLean. Fairfax County police officers say they responded to the westbound lanes of Leesburg Pike near the Dulles Toll Road around 6:15 a.m. Once on the scene, they say they located a 2014 Kia Optima. The driver, 75-year-old Shirley Lee Corum, of St

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:55:00