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GOOD News: Fall for the Book, New Businesses, Fairfax County on 'Best' List, Tourism Up in Virginia

GOOD News: Fall for the Book, New Businesses, Fairfax County on 'Best' List, Tourism Up in Virginia

Uplifting news from the past week, from our Patch sites in Northern Virginia and DC.
'WOW' Houses: Historic Log Home, Wraparound Porches, Lush Lawns + Tennis Courts

'WOW' Houses: Historic Log Home, Wraparound Porches, Lush Lawns + Tennis Courts

Take a peek at some beautiful homes in Northern Virginia and DC currently on the market.
Severance Indictment, Officer Shooting, New Krispy Kremes, Cougar Watch and High School Start Times

Severance Indictment, Officer Shooting, New Krispy Kremes, Cougar Watch and High School Start Times

Plus, Arlington gets "soulless suburb" snub from senator. Top posts from our Va. and D.C. Patch sites this week.
Bob & Edith's Diner, Krispy Kreme Expanding, Springfield Town Center Jobs and Etsy 'Redskins' Ban

Bob & Edith's Diner, Krispy Kreme Expanding, Springfield Town Center Jobs and Etsy 'Redskins' Ban

Plus Safeway is hiring for new Alexandria store. Top business posts from Va. and D.C. this week.
Cougar Sightings, Weekend Traffic, Etsy 'Redskin' Ban and Warner Defends Soul of a Suburb

Cougar Sightings, Weekend Traffic, Etsy 'Redskin' Ban and Warner Defends Soul of a Suburb

Plus, a fighter jet will be landing at Reagan National this weekend — unarmed. Our top posts from our Va. and D.C. Patch sites.
Weekend: Bird-Watching, Wagon Ride, Archery + More

Weekend: Bird-Watching, Wagon Ride, Archery + More

Fairfax County parks have plenty going on this weekend — read all about it here!
Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

Fairfax County: No Smoking at the Playground

New signs going up across the county will request park visitors to refrain from tobacco use at skate parks, playgrounds and athletic fields.
Krispy Kreme Expanding, 9/11 Events, Potential Enterovirus and Dog Abused, Two Charged

Krispy Kreme Expanding, 9/11 Events, Potential Enterovirus and Dog Abused, Two Charged

Plus, senator calls Arlington a "soulless suburb." Our top posts from Va. and D.C.
Honoring 9/11 Victims: Find Regional Events

Honoring 9/11 Victims: Find Regional Events

Public events held in Arlington, Woodbridge, Leesburg and elsewhere.
Bye-Bye Birthday Cake, Officer Shooting, Parking Tix Net $83 Mil, Power Out in Arlington + Rise 'n Shine Middle Schoolers

Bye-Bye Birthday Cake, Officer Shooting, Parking Tix Net $83 Mil, Power Out in Arlington + Rise 'n Shine Middle Schoolers

Plus, Virginia sees bump in tourism dollars, Green Day's 'American Idiot' college premiere to debut in Virginia and fatal pedestrian crash.
Mutts Matter: Meet Dougie

Mutts Matter: Meet Dougie

Dougie is a loving, active companion dog who has been patiently waiting for his new family. Please share his story to help us find them.
Police Report Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax

Police Report Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Fairfax

Fairfax man, 32, walked into the roadway on West Ox Road Monday night and was hit by a car. The driver stayed at the scene.
Fairfax County School Board Prefers 8 AM Start-Time for High School

Fairfax County School Board Prefers 8 AM Start-Time for High School

Middle schools would start at 7:30 a.m. Board votes Oct. 23. Any change will not take place until the 2015-16 school year.
Centreville Sees 1 Burglary, 1 Unlawful Entry Over Weekend

Centreville Sees 1 Burglary, 1 Unlawful Entry Over Weekend

A man walked into a Centreville residence Sunday afternoon and fled when he realized someone was home.
Severance Charged in Killings, Police Flag Flap, Heroin Crackdown and Wreck Ends I-95 Chase

Severance Charged in Killings, Police Flag Flap, Heroin Crackdown and Wreck Ends I-95 Chase

Plus, ammunition shouldn't go in recycling bin. Our top posts in Virginia and D.C.
Dog, Two Rabbits Perish in Sunday House Fire in Clifton Area

Dog, Two Rabbits Perish in Sunday House Fire in Clifton Area

Two occupants of the home were sent to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and all occupants were displaced.
Fairfax County Police Chief: 'American Flag Not Banned on Uniforms'

Fairfax County Police Chief: 'American Flag Not Banned on Uniforms'

Flag flap started when directive not approved by chief went out banning flags on outer ballistic vests.
GOOD News: First Day of School, New Restaurants, Celebrating Books, New Bike Lane + Mural in Georgetown

GOOD News: First Day of School, New Restaurants, Celebrating Books, New Bike Lane + Mural in Georgetown

Sharing some of the upbeat news from the past week from our Patch sites in Northern Virginia and DC.