Public is asked for suggestions for the Fairfax County Parkway and the Franconia-Springfield Parkway.
Alexander Mather wins the contest to name Mars rover and witnesses the lift off.
Mars Rover Named
Springfield backyard brings batches of beans, cucumbers and science lessons.
Disposal of this essential equipment has not found its way into the trash cans in some cases.
Viewpoints: Should the Redskins change their name and do you have any suggestions for a new name if they do?
National Pollinator Week notes the importance of pollination to the food chain.
”The Witching Hour” was awarded for their non-fiction series.
Road projects are spread throughout County.
Transportation in Fairfax County got a boost lately when the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority moved forward on four projects in the county that are designed to help traffic congestion.
County has highest participation in Virginia.
With everyone concentrating on social distancing these days, the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway is a possible option to clean the roadsides, get some sun, and practice social distancing while doing a good deed.
Locals dotted the spaces on Memorial Day weekend as relief from the quarantine days.
Park opens Memorial Day
Lots of honks, waves and social distancing.
When traffic is down, the crews extend time with lane closures, resulting in project progress.
The quarantine that seems to have no end is having some positive impacts. With most businesses closed and most people staying home most of the time, rush hours have been minimal, gas use is down, local streets are becoming the roads less traveled. For road crews, this is time to pick up the pace.
Local athletic shoe companies donate special shoes to medical staff Impacted by COVID-19.
New shoes for medical workers.
It could pave the way for more as the county could gradually reopen.
Some Farmers Markets to open in May
Social distancing in place, but the smiles prevailed.
It could pave the way for more as county gradually reopens.
‘Transform 66,’ construction stirring the silt pot in Fairfax.
Emily Peachey, class of 2009, is making movies and a name as an actress.
Various Chambers of Commerce are helping members to get through the pandemic.
Area charity organizations are ready to lend a helping hand; donations needed.
Safety precautions can be taken before tragedy strikes.
New Assembly makeup allows for more safety legislation.
Lidl offers options and new grocery philosophy.
Lidl opens in Springfield
Upgraded facility will address the safety and efficiency of this county asset.
Workhouse Arts Center now houses a museum that explores two phases of the Lorton Reformatory experience.
Fundraising plays a big part in bringing the whole thing to fruition.
Fairfax mother and her children act inspire others with the handmade items.
Crochet Coffee Sleeves Spread Positive Vibe
The Burke Lake Seniors Golf Club is about more than just playing a round of golf.
Burke Seniors Golf Club
School Board allows excuse absence for activism.
Schools allow for civic activities.
Matt Roberts now behind the wheel for FABB
Upgraded interior moves away from traditional country club features.
Brandon Krzynefski wins a bronze medal as part of the Team USA power tumbling team.
Grab a sledge hammer and relieve some stress.
St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Franconia
Design public hearing planned for Dec. 12.
VDOT plans to widen parkway
It’s not just the spotted lantern fly that’s causing problems.
The assortment of food drives around the holidays keeps their pantries full.
ECHO and the holidays
Nov. 15 is now “Fairfax County Recycles Day,” in coordination with “America Recycles Week.”
West Springfield alumni going to San Diego for first game.
local rugby player
Gun violence prevention topped the action list for many.
Monument sign is now a colorful garden.
Rolling Valley sign
47 years seeing patients is enough for Dr. Rice.
Burke Dentist Retires
A domestic dispute turns into a murder-suicide, according to police.
Civil War soldiers and former postmasters once occupied this whistlestop station.
Springfield Railroad Station
Crowds at DMV impact wait times, but officials are looking for solutions.