Mike Salmon

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Conversion Work is Kicking Off at the Former Mount Vernon Tennis Club

A workforce development and training center is needed in this part of Mount Vernon.

A workforce development and training center is needed in this part of Mount Vernon.

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There’s More Than Meets the Eye at Traffic Signal Intersections

This technology dates back to an invention by the son of a former slave.

Traffic signals

Mount Vernon Chamber Highlights Crazy Good Mask

Webinar hosts science experts that tout the high-tech masks, screens and sanitizers that are available locally

With all that’s changing as a result of the pandemic, Mount Vernon now has a scientific mask company called Crazy Good Mask, and they are an offshoot of Castle Bio Security that does all the scientific development and testing.

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Greenheart Juice Shop Opens in Vienna

Healthy juices, foods and attitudes highlight the new place along the bike trail

The “MJ” is a juice mixture of celery, cucumber, kale, spinach, parsley, lemon, mint, pineapple, apple and ginger, and a top seller among juices at the Greenheart Juice Shop that just opened off the bike trail in Vienna.

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Bicycling in Fairfax County Looking to Expand

Meetings planned this month to develop the ‘Active Fairfax Plan’

With the warm weather approaching, Fairfax County is holding a series of meetings to hear thoughts about active transportation in the county, and this input will be used in their Active Fairfax Transportation Plan to integrate the existing Bicycle Master and Trails Plans.

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Parkway Safety Improvements Identified by National Park Service

Four changes will be implemented later this year.

Parkway safety enhancements

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Gun Sign in Springfield Seems Out of Place

The county-wide gun ban has been in place since last fall.

Gun Sign at Park

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Improvements in Store for Busy Springfield Intersection

At Old Keene Mill and Rolling Roads, orange cones are everywhere.

Transportation improvements

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New Water Tank Erected at George Mason University

Water pressure improved for college and nearby Fairfax residents

The campus of George Mason University and the housing surrounding that area welcomed 2021 with increased water pressure, courtesy of a new 2.5 million-gallon water tower on the GMU grounds.

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