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Holiday Happenings

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of challenges and misery in 2020, and questions still linger about when it will be safe to return to normal activities and start seeing friends and family regularly again. With the holiday season upon us, the impact of the pandemic is being felt a little bit stronger, and […]

McLean Community Center’s McLean Pet Fest will be held virtually

The McLean Community Center has a virtual event for pets and the families that love them. McLean Pet Fest 2020 launches virtually at midnight on Sunday, Sept. 27, and can be viewed continuously through Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. The event is free, and registration is required. The first 30 registrants will receive a gift bag. […]

Construction begins on massive housing development in Reston

80 townhouses planned in first phase, with 300 apartment units to come Construction began last week on “The Midline,” a residential and commercial community to be located two blocks from the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station (Silver Line) in Fairfax County, EYA Development LLC announced Sept. 8. It’s anticipated that 80 townhouses will be completed by […]

Virginia Employers – August 26th Deadline to Comply with COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. Are you Ready?

Many Virginia employers are still unaware that they need to comply with the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard. Luckily, local businesses have created the VES Forms Generator available at CovidCompliancePlans to easily and inexpensively help. On July 15th Virginia adopted the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard.  As stated by Governor Northam, “Keeping Virginians safe at work is not […]

Vienna Oktoberfest 2020 Has Been Canceled

In the interest of public health and safety and to limit the spread of COVID-19, Vienna Oktoberfest 2020 has been canceled. The event was scheduled for October 3. This joint decision by the Vienna Business Association (VBA) and Town of Vienna is in line with current recommendations from the Virginia Department of Health and Gov. […]

Town of Vienna summertime events go virtual

The Town of Vienna is hosting three series of virtual events over the next couple of months while also hosting a unique 130th birthday celebration in July.  Summer on the Green  Due to precautions taken in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Town of Vienna’s Summer on the Green concerts will be performed on Facebook Live July […]

New Vienna Mayor and Town Council Members to be Sworn in July 6, 2020

The Town of Vienna’s new mayor and three new Council members will be sworn into office during a ceremony at 6 pm Monday, July 6, outside of the Vienna Community Center. Linda Seeman Colbert will be sworn in as Mayor, and Chuck Anderson, Ray Brill, and Ed Somers will be joining Town Council. Linda Seeman […]

McLean Community Center cancels 2020 summer camp programs and its annual 4th of July fireworks show and celebration

To help keep the community healthy and to comply with Virginia Governor Northam’s executive orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the McLean Community Center (MCC) Governing Board, in cooperation with MCC staff recommendations, has decided to cancel many of the center’s summer programs and events, including McLean Day (scheduled for Saturday, May 16) […]