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This Month's Top Stories: Derecho, Infant Death, NAACP Complaint

Most-read stories in July in Vienna, Virginia

Coverage of the damage from in the final days of June was what Vienna Patch readers read most in July.

A close second: The charges against a Chantilly woman who was allegedly the caregiver of an 11-month-old boy who died last October as a result of conditions that began before or during a car ride from Vienna to Reston.

Police and fire news ranked top on the list, as did a discrimination complaint filed by local advocates about Fairfax County Public Schools admissions procedures.

For more on each story, click the links below. Stories are listed in order of popularity as of July 30.

 

Dominion Virginia Power estimated more than 250,000 customers remain without power in Northern Virginia  July 1, two days after the storm. It was nearly a week before electricity was completely restored in Northern Virginia.

The babysitter of an 11-month-old boy who last October and later died has been charged with child abuse, neglect and murder in the case.

 A list of crew locations as Dominion Power starts work in Vienna on July 2.

A report of a man attempting to steal beer from the CVS on Maple Avenue led to three early morning arrests, all believed to be associated with the incident.

Closures continued for several days after the storm.

Nine residents arrested in this week's recap from the Fairfax County Police Department.

Some parts of Vienna remained dark for several days after the storm.

Sixteen Vienna residents were arrested by Fairfax County police during this period.

The beginning of what became a region-wide struggle to regain power.

Seven Vienna residents were arrested by Fairfax County police during this period.

Fifteen. Vienna residents were arrested by Fairfax County police during this period.

A slip of the pedal sent this car nearly into the W&OD Trail.

Water authorities lift restrictions on water consumption after derecho.

A complaint filed by two local advocacy groups alleges Fairfax County Public Schools is perpetuating discrimination against black, Latino and disabled students through the admission process for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST).

A cab driver picks up the same customer twice in a day, but is paid for neither ride.

Nobody was injured when a large tree fell across Center Street N one morning, though the road was closed for much of the day.

Maple Avenue got a new coffee shop, with a drive-thru, too.

One in a series of water main breaks across town in July. 

Fourth of July was a darker day than usual for some residents. 

One in a series of water main breaks across town in July.

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