Fairfax County News

April 24, 2018
FCPD investigating in-custody death at Fairfax County Adult Detention Center

On April 23, at approximately 4:15 p.m., police say a medical emergency was reported in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center.

April 23, 2018
Comstock Holding Companies Reports 2017 Results

WASHINGTON and RESTON, Va., April 23, 2018 -- On April 20, 2018, Comstock Holding Companies, Inc., , announced financial results for the year ended December 31, 2017: Net loss of $ million or $ per diluted share in 2017 compared to net loss of $ million or $ per diluted share in 2016 Backlog at year-end 2017 of 20 units valued at $13.9 million, compared to 35 units valued at $16.7 million at year-end 2016 As of April 2, 2018, the Company announced it will be transitioning its business strategy and operating platform from for-sale homebuilding to commercial development, asset management and real estate services.

April 23, 2018
In Fairfax County, 'obsolete' office buildings are in highest demand

Nearly two-thirds of all office buildings in Fairfax County are considered "obsolete," according to documents provided to the county's supervisors, but that's not to say those properties are useless or unwanted.

April 22, 2018
Metro's Silver Line ushers in a new age for Reston, leaving some worried

Members of the Coalition for a Planned Reston meet at the home of Tammi Petrine, third from left, on Wednesday. The group opposes many of the changes in Reston pushed by the construction of the Metro Silver Line.

April 22, 2018
Fairfax County fire and police team up for active shooter training

A startling crack of rifle fire resounded through the second-floor hallways of a office building on Fair Lakes Court in Fairfax around 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

April 22, 2018
County breaks ground on "state-of-the-art" homeless shelter

While the Washington Nationals squared off against the New York Mets for their first game in Washington, D.C., of the 2018 Major League Baseball season on April 5, Fairfax County took a step closer to a different kind of home opener as officials broke ground on the future Bailey's Crossroads Community Shelter.

April 22, 2018
Reston community groups, county at odds over planned zoning changes

The Coalition for a Planned Reston, a collection of local community groups, remains unconvinced by Fairfax County's proposal to increase the area's planned residential community district density limit, coalition representatives said this past weekend in response to a letter from the county's Department of Planning and Zoning.

April 21, 2018
Pratt ending partnership with two King George doctors

Pratt Medical Center hopes to continue providing medical care in King George County after it splits from Sentara Healthcare, but not with two longstanding doctors, including one who's worn his white coat in Dahlgren for almost 33 years. That's Dr. Rosier Dedwylder, who opened his family medicine practice on July 1, 1985, three years after earning a degree from Duke University Medical Center.

April 21, 2018
The Manassas Symphony Orchestra will conclude its 25th Anniversary Season with Russian Silver

The Manassas Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Music Director James Villani, will conclude its 25th Anniversary Season with Russian Silver on May 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. The highlight of the concert will be the performance of Rimsky-Korsakov's magical Scheherazade, where the orchestra will be augmented with 21 advanced musicians from seven area high schools and one middle school, representing 3 different school districts, Prince William County, Manassas City, and Fairfax County Schools.

April 20, 2018
Schapiro: In NoVa, a big target becomes even bigger

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