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An overview of International Drive in McLean (staff photo).

Teen Charged in Fatal Fairfax County Shooting — “Police in Fairfax County, Virginia, have arrested and charged a 17-year-old who they say is responsible for the fatal shooting of a man in a parking lot in the Woodlawn area on Friday evening.” [WTOP]

New Stroller Policy In Effect for Fairfax Connector Buses —“. Effective immediately, adults boarding with a child in a stroller are no longer required to fold the stroller and hold the child in their lap. This family-friendly approach allows passengers to board Fairfax Connector buses with children comfortably secured in their strollers,” [Fairfax County Government]

Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Fairfax Station — A 22-year-old man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Sept. 1 in Fairfax Station. Police believe the man as speeding a stolen motorcycle. When he crestted a hill, he lost control and fell off the motorcycle, police said. [Fairfax County Police Department]

A Look Inside the Life of Herndon’s ‘Baby Doctor’ — “Dr. William Meyer was a popular doctor in Herndon, from the 1920s to 1960, and was well known for delivering many babies, earning him the moniker: ‘The Baby Doctor.’” [Reston Patch]

Pricey McLean Home Hits Market — One of the state’s priciest homes is officially on sale for $25 million. It includes about 210 feet of frontage on the Potomac River. [The Wall Street Journal]

It’s Tuesday — The weather forecast for Tuesday is primarily sunny and hot, with temperatures reaching around 97°F and a north wind at about 8 mph. As for Tuesday night, expect mostly clear skies and a low temperature of approximately 74°F. The north wind will be around 6 mph before becoming calm in the evening. []

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Explore your creative side this fall at Art House 7 with our Fall 2 Session of art classes beginning October 30th. Whether you’re a budding artist or looking to unleash your artistic potential with something new, there’s a class for everyone!

Short and Drop-In Classes:

Dive into creativity with our short-term offerings, including a 3-week still-life painting course, a 3-week knitting class, a 5-week Painting the Portrait and Figure workshop led by acclaimed local artist Danni Dawson, and a mesmerizing 4-week exploration of Japanese Suminagashi and modern paper marbling. Plus, we have a drop-in class specially designed for parents and toddlers (2-4 years old) to introduce them to the world of art.

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Public invited: “Fur-th Birthday” brunch celebration for Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, Sunday, October 8 at The Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar

Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, providing premium mobile pet services throughout Aldie, Middleburg, South Riding is celebrating its fourth anniversary with expansion to Centreville and Chantilly and its fourth Woofie’s pet grooming van. The franchise, owned and operated by Loudoun County residents, husband/wife team Sebaot Gebre and Teferi Dejene, has grown by 900% since its first full year in business.

Services include:
• Mobile pet spa grooming
• Dog walking
• Pet sitting
• In-home or overnight pet sitting
• Customizable services

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We invite you to join us at STEAMOLOGY’s annual FREE STEM Fest for elementary and middle school students, taking place on Saturday, October 14th at South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, VA 22079.

STEM Fest is an exciting

Arlington Metaphysical Chapel Presents Metaphest, October 14-15, 2023

Workshops on: ~ Meditation ~ Intro to Tarot: The Aces and Major Arcana

~ Ageless Aging ~ Past Life Regression ~ Animal Communication and Healing

~ Psychometry ~ Spiritual Healing ~ Self Soul Love ~ Consciously Clearing Clutter ~ Awareness/Mindfulness/Consciousness.


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