The Lamb Center honors its guests, looks to the future.
Breaking ground for Route 28 widening.
ribbon cut on Rt 28
Ribbon-cutting held for Office Evolution in Fairfax City.
Fairfax Funky Flea opens Sept. 25 in Fairfax City with up to 60 vendors, music, food and more.
Original play about a French colony in Virginia
In the 18th century, a citizen of France traveled to America, came to Virginia and changed it forever by founding a French colony here.
TPG Pediatrics opens new office
Point 50 is one of Fairfax City’s newest commercial centers, and now making its home there is TPG Pediatrics (The Pediatric Group).
Rotary Club honors 2020 and 2021 educators of the year
Each year, the Rotary Club of Fairfax recognizes two Fairfax City Schools Teachers of the Year.
‘An Icon of Courage, Hope and Unlimited Potential’: Fairfax school renamed for NASA’s Katherine Johnson
No longer honoring a Confederate soldier, Fairfax City’s middle school is now named after famed NASA mathematician, Katherine Johnson.
Fairfax City Police Lt. Michael Bartholme and Dispatcher Cynthia Tetterton were recently honored with the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) Silver Patrick Henry Medal.
The Virginian, a senior-living community in Fairfax, recently hosted the U.S. Submarine Veterans Assn., Northern Virginia Base, as it honored Virginian resident Alvin “Al” Anceravage, 99, on the 75th anniversary of his submarine service in WWII.
Class of 2021 graduates
Because of the pandemic, the music was recorded, and the ceremony was held on the football field instead of inside the field house.
Memorial Day ceremony honors the fallen
At the outset of Monday’s Memorial Day ceremony on the grounds of American Legion Post 177 in Fairfax, the flag was raised at noon from half staff to full.
Fairfax resident Jennifer Passey was recently honored as the winner of the 2021 Woman of Influence award presented by Fairfax City’s Commission for Women.
Fairfax High Presents ‘Little Women, the Musical’
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, “Little Women” describes the lives of the author and her sisters, growing up during Civil War America.
Restaurant Week is May 24 through May 31
More than 30 restaurants are participating in Fairfax City’s fourth annual Restaurant Week, which runs Monday, May 24, through Monday, May 31.
City approves drive-through windows for McDonald’s.
The Fairfax City Council has given the go-ahead for the McDonald’s at 3195 Old Lee Highway to get a whole new look.
Fairfax City adopts its FY 22 budget
Fairfax City last week adopted its FY 22 budget.
Woodson High presents the musical, ‘Working.’
As everyone learned during the pandemic, America’s workers play vital roles in keeping the country running.
City looks at the types of homes it offers
In order to better plan for Fairfax City’s future, City Council recently received a detailed update on the housing picture.
Fairfax City Councilman Sang Yi donates salary to two groups
Because of his job and seniority level in the federal government, Fairfax City Councilmember Sang Yi is professionally prohibited from taking a salary for his Council services.
Group honored by Gerry Connolly and City schools
U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-11) recently honored The Rotary Club of Fairfax for its support of City of Fairfax schools.
American Legion Post 177’s redevelopment plans hit a snag.
American Legion Post 177 has big plans for a major redevelopment of its facility at 3939 Oak St. in Fairfax City.
Trail named after former Fairfax mayor, John Mason
A future trail to be built in the City of Fairfax was originally expected to be called the Comstock Trail.
With a potential shortfall of nearly $18 million in its FY 21 budget looming because of the pandemic, in January, the Fairfax City Council cut its capital and operating budgets.
Fairfax Church of Christ proposes expanding its site and uses
Wanting to provide even more opportunities to its members and the community, Fairfax Church of Christ is seeking a special-exception amendment from Fairfax County.
Sweeping changes planned for Fairfax County Judicial Complex
The Fairfax County Judicial Complex is 48 acres of county land adjacent to downtown Fairfax City.
City’s advertised real-estate tax rate is $1.08
In February, Fairfax City Manager Rob Stalzer proposed a residential real-estate tax rate of $1.08 per $100 assessed valuation, as part of the City’s FY 22 budget.
City installing photo speed cameras
Heads up, drivers in Fairfax City – photo speed cameras are headed your way.
A Centreville man died following a vehicle crash, early Monday morning, March 29, at the intersection of Arlington Boulevard and Javier Road in Merrifield.
Fairfax High School students’ murals adorn Boulevard VI construction site
Multi-use development Boulevard VI is replacing the former Paul VI High School along Fairfax Boulevard in Fairfax City.
Digital Arts Students Explain their Murals in Fairfax City
Complete trail construction anticipated in spring 2023
As things stand now, people wishing to walk or bike between Hallman Street and Judicial Drive in Fairfax City are unable to do so without having to leave the existing trail and get back on elsewhere.
Fairfax City residents updated on Old Lee Highway improvement plan
“Multimodal” means the variety of ways people travel in an area, such as by car, bus, bike, scooter or on foot.
Fairfax City Police Lt. Michael Bartholme and Dispatcher Cynthia Tetterton were honored, last Tuesday, March 2, with the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) Silver Patrick Henry Medal.
The Winter in Fairfax City campaign launched Tuesday, March 2.
Fairfax City manager unveils proposed FY 22 budget
Fairfax City Manager Rob Stalzer unveiled his proposed City budget for FY 22 at last Tuesday’s City Council meeting.
Concerned about a potential shortfall of nearly $18 million in its FY 21 budget, the Fairfax City Council took decisive action during its Jan. 5 quarterly budget review.
ITServe Alliance donates new laptops to Britepaths.
Valentine’s Day was Feb. 14, but a sweet treat came a few days earlier for Fairfax-based nonprofit Britepaths.
Fairfax County police are investigating last week’s murder of a local teen.
Fairfax City’s Economic Development Office last week launched a photo and interview series, “Faces of Fairfax City,” to spotlight the City’s business community.
Due to popular demand, the City of Fairfax Theatre Co. (CFTC) has added extra performance dates to its production of “Spellbound,” magician Lars Klores’s one-man show celebrating the art of magic.
City enacts new firearms ordinance
Virginia recently adopted legislation allowing localities to enact ordinances prohibiting firearms and ammunition in and on certain public properties or at permitted public events.
The Fairfax Academy’s 3rd annual Career Experience Expo is next Monday, Feb. 22.
Council extends City’s e-scooter pilot program
Fairfax City has extended its pilot program for e-scooters in the City through the end of this year.
City Police Station, Property Yard both need improvements
Besides working on the upcoming FY 22 budget, Fairfax City Manager Rob Stalzer and his staff have also been preparing the City’s draft FY 22-26 Capital Improvement Program (CIP).
To support George Mason University’s annual Brave and Bold Homecoming celebration, Fairfax City is again partnering with GMU to showcase its Patriot Pride with the program “Patriots in the City.”
Electric-vehicle charging stations are now available.
As more and more automakers transition to electric vehicles – and their popularity rises with consumers – the City of Fairfax is joining the charge.
Stalzer gives quarterly review of FY 21 budget.
In just a few weeks, Fairfax City Manager Rob Stalzer will present his proposed FY 22 budget.
Foundation Coffee Roasters finds success.
Foundation Coffee Roasters may not be the easiest place to find, but customers say it’s definitely worth the effort.