Social distancing doesn’t lend itself to traditional observances, but flying an American flag (if you have one) on Monday is an appropriate way to remember those who have served, and fallen, in support of our nation.
Author: Penny Gross
“To re-open, or not to re-open” may be a poor paraphrase of Hamlet, but it definitely seems to be the question of the week, or perhaps the month.
A question I get asked most frequently is “why can’t Fairfax County require masks like they do in Maryland?” The answer rests on the differing legal structures that underpin the Old Dominion and the Old Line State.
How we all respond to needs during emergencies is a true measure of a community’s generosity. Whether pizza or produce, your help is needed now.
Sometimes missed, amidst the constant Covid-19 news cycles that permeate every waking (and sleeping) moment are good news local stories that reinforce our social fabric.
Thursday marked five weeks since Virginia Governor Ralph Northam declared a pandemic emergency in the Commonwealth. Thirty-five days of teleworking, social distancing, and the myriad other creative ways Virginians are using to navigate the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic.
When Fairfax County Executive Bryan Hill released his proposed FY 2021 county budget on Feb. 25, it seemed like any other budget year.
Local budgets usually reflect the basic priorities of the community, centered on public education, human services, public safety, and other public services that most people in Northern Virginia consider as basic to our quality of life.
If the coronavirus — Covid-19 — is a pandemic, so, too, is the coverage of its effects across the globe.
Coronavirus may be the scariest word on the planet right now, but state and local efforts are underway to reduce the fear and bring calm to an uncertain situation.