Oct. 29-Nov. 4: Sandy Hits, Spares Vienna of its Worst
A rundown of this week's top stories
Though the area was spared of Hurricane Sandy's worst, news of the super storm — before, during and after — captured the attention of Vienna Patch readers. Click here to take a look at all our Hurricane Sandy coverage.
Vienna Patch readers sent in their photos of Sandy's aftermath. Click here to flip through the photo gallery.
The Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County earned a federal grant of nearly $200,000 last week to continue its mission of preventing and reducing underage drinking.
A crop failure caused Holtorf Pumpkin Carvers to cancel its annual pumpkin art display for the first time in its decades-old history.
The I-495 Express Lanes could open as early as Nov. 17, the Virginia Department of Transportation announced Wednesday. The high occupancy toll lanes were originally scheduled to open in December.
A long-awaited report about the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation’s Inspector General calls for actions beyond what the regional panel has already undertaken. MWAA, responsible for constructing Metro’ Silver Line project from Falls Church to Ashburn, came under fire for lax oversight of its members. The IG report also raises questions about whether the organization’s policies permit favoritism in awarding contracts and nepotism in awarding jobs.
Vienna Police Department's Officer Gary Lose is answering reader questions in a regular feature called Ask an Officer. In the first installment, Lose addresses a question about volunteer opportunities.