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Rare Piglets Born at Mount Vernon

Rare Piglets Born at Mount Vernon

The baby pigs are reportedly an extremely rare breed called Ossabaw Island Hogs, believed to be the same breed Washington had on the estate in 1799.
13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Sen. Warner Meets with President's Nominee to Lead Veterans Affairs

Sen. Warner Meets with President's Nominee to Lead Veterans Affairs

Senator emphasized two Virginia-based initiatives that would help transform operations at the embattled agency
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys Perform Friday Night at Grist Mill Park

Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys Perform Friday Night at Grist Mill Park

Free concert is courtesy of Fairfax County.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Vernon

Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Vernon

Watch daytime fireworks over the Potomac River.
Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for Tonight in Mount Vernon Police District

Sobriety Checkpoint Scheduled for Tonight in Mount Vernon Police District

The checkpoint will be in the Mount Vernon Police District (see map).
'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

'How to Train Your Dragon 2': Review and Director Interview

Cinema Siren gives it 5 stars, saying it's fierier than the first, with twice the dragons.
Police Report Burglary Tuesday Afternoon on Martha Street

Police Report Burglary Tuesday Afternoon on Martha Street

Police arrested and charged an Alexandria man.
VIDEO: Redeveloping Southeast Fairfax County

VIDEO: Redeveloping Southeast Fairfax County

Watch the first of four videos about the history and future of the area.
Police Charge Mount Vernon-Area Brothers with Sex Abuse of Child

Police Charge Mount Vernon-Area Brothers with Sex Abuse of Child

Abuse reportedly took place between 2007-2010 in Woodbridge; brothers arrested at current home in 8400 block of Richmond Highway in Mount Vernon area.
Man with Ties to Fort Belvoir Allegedly Took $350,000 Cash, Bahamas Trip, Lexus from Contractors

Man with Ties to Fort Belvoir Allegedly Took $350,000 Cash, Bahamas Trip, Lexus from Contractors

Former U.S. Army contracting official allegedly steered contracts in exchange for gifts, cash, including payment for female escorts.
Beacon Hill Bank Robber Leaves Without Cash

Beacon Hill Bank Robber Leaves Without Cash

Around 2:02 p.m. Saturday, a man entered the Wells Fargo bank located at 6300 Richmond Highway, and passed a note to the teller demanding money.
Weekend: Nature Buddies at Huntley Meadows + More

Weekend: Nature Buddies at Huntley Meadows + More

Plus, dig for buried 'dinosaur' bones at Cub Run RECenter or head to a Mother's Day tea at Green Spring.