Fairfax County’s 11th Urban County Board of Supervisors took the oath of office on Wednesday evening, December 12, before hundreds of onlookers at the Fairfax County Government Center. The soaring glassed atrium resounded with repeated applause as Judge Stanley P. Klein of the Fairfax Circuit Court, attired in a black […]
The Board of Supervisors bade farewell on Monday to three colleagues who will not be returning to the Board next year. Springfield District Supervisor Elaine McConnell and Lee District Supervisor Dana Kauffman chose not to seek re-election, and Dranesville District Supervisor Joan DuBois was not re-elected on November 6. Board […]
Leadership seemed to be the watchword at Tuesday’s debate between Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Gerry Connolly, and his Republican challenger, Great Falls litigation attorney Gary Baise. The hour-long debate was sponsored by the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce and held at the Westin Tyson’s Hotel before a packed […]
The horrific tragedy that befell the Virginia Tech community is not yet three months old, but some wonderful young people are putting their energies into active remembrance and support. One of the slain Tech students was Mary Read, a 2006 Annandale High School graduate who was finishing her freshman year […]
Rail to Dulles moved one step closer to reality Monday when the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, by a vote of 8 to 2, approved the Local Funding Agreement and a Cooperative Agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) for construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project. There has […]
It is difficult to distill the job of an elected official to a few simple slogans. In Fairfax County, members of the Board of Supervisors have responsibility for a vast array of policies and services that affect our everyday lives. The Supervisor’s office is the first line of response to […]
WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State James Baker is riding to the rescue of President Bush. So what else is new?