Monday, December 24, 2012
A schedule for trash collection, town hall, community center.
Town of Vienna offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday to observe the Christmas holiday. Here's what that means for town services: Town Hall: Closed Monday and Tuesday Trash/Recycling: Refuse will be collected on a normal schedule Monday, but will not be collected Tuesday, Christmas Day. Refuse will be "doubled-up" and collected for residents on the Tuesday and Wednesday routes on Wednesday, according to a release from the town. "Residents who are on the "doubled-up" days are asked to hold any yard waste, bulk and brush materials for collection on their next regular collection day as crews will focus on picking up trash and recycling on doubled-up days," the release said. Vienna Community Center: Open between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Town will host meet and greet for the Town's cable channel from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13
Monday, October 22, 2012
Residents should rake leaves to curb for collection
Town of Vienna residents will see public works crews collecting leaves today, the first of three collections to take place through December. Crews will start in north Vienna and work their way south to collect leaves residents have raked to their curbs. This year, the town will have a flexible schedule for the collections to increase efficiency and account for weather-related issues. "Leaf piles should be free of limbs, sticks, acorns or other debris which may clog the vacuum hose," according to a news release from the town. Over the next few months, signs with the next projected date for leaf collection will be placed at the entrances of neighborhoods. Residents may also bag leaves for collection on your regular weekly collection day. …
Saturday, September 8, 2012
Several Vienna roads blocked off Saturday night because of downed power lines, trees
Several roads remain closed Saturday after storms swept through Vienna and Northern Virginia. The Town of Vienna said the following roads or intersections are closed because of downed power lines and trees. Patch will update this story as more information becomes available. See also: Your Photos: Strong Storms, Winds Hit Vienna PHOTOS: Saturday Storm Damage in Northern Virginia UPDATE: Storm Knocks Out Power to 108,000 in Northern Virginia Severe Storms Push Through Northern Virginia
Monday, August 27, 2012
From Tuesday through Friday, crews will repair deteriorated streets in Vienna
Beginning Tuesday, the Town of Vienna's Department of Public Works will begin slurry seal repairs on various streets in town. Crews will begin work on Paris Court first, then move to Ceret Court, the 600 and 700 blocks of Hillcrest Drive, Oak Vale Court, Westview Court and Upham Place throughout the rest of the week. Weather permitting, work will begin Tuesday and end Friday. Vehicles cannot drive on the surface for at least three hours after the slurry seal has been applied. Slurry seal is a "water-based, emulsified asphalt and stone dust mixture" spread over the street surface to repair deterioration, such as cracking, potholes, divots or ruts, according to the town website. The seal protects the street from water penetration and …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Sale open to public through Aug. 8
Have you been looking to add guitar hero to your rotation of video games? Through a Town of Vienna Auction that runs through Wednesday, you could own the set for $7. The item is one of 13 up for bid on Gov Deals, a service Vienna uses to auction off surplus and confiscated items from used cars and trucks to video game systems. Public Information Officer Kirstyn Barr said most of the items the town sells comes from the town's Department of Public Works, like trucks and equipment. "This time, the teen center is selling some items — hence the gaming equipment," she said. The auction ends at 4 p.m. today. Among the other items in this round of bidding: A Nintendo 64 system, a light board and a television receiver. Residents looking for …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Flags will be flying at half staff through Wednesday to honor those who were lost.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Flags in Vienna, Northern Virginia and the rest of the country will be flying at half-staff through Wednesday to honor the victims of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. The lowering applies to the flags of the United States, individual states, and county and city governments. Most noticeable have been the flags along the Vienna Town Green, which continued to fly at half staff Tuesday night. At the midnight showing of the latest installment of Batman at a Colorado theater on Friday, a 24-year-old man attacked a packed movie theater, killing several people and wounding dozens more. The suspect in the shootings headed to court on Monday and faces several charges of first-degree murder. This article has been updated.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Repairs took most of the day; some water service interrupted
Update 6:44 p.m.: The water main break has been repaired, and the road has reopened, according to a town alert. Original: Town of Vienna crews are repairing a water main break in the 400 block of Courthouse Road SW on Saturday morning,shutting down the road for much of the day. The road will be closed from Ware to Nutley Streets, according to a Town of Vienna alert. Some homes will have interrupted water service as repairs are made. The town has seen a number of water breaks this month, including a string of nine breaks in one week earlier this month. Public Information Officer Kirstyn Barr and Director of Public Work Dennis Johnson said earlier this month in a letter to Patch that "extreme fluctuations in temperature are the main …
Friday, July 20, 2012
Friday events rescheduled because of severe weather warnings
The Town of Vienna has canceled the Movie In the Park and Town Green Sarah Bennett Swanner Concert scheduled for Friday because of severe weather warnings. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for Vienna and Fairfax County from noon through the evening. In Vienna, showers and thunderstorms could start before noon, with another chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 2 p.m., and again after 2 p.m. Several more showers are expected to happen in intervals throughout the evening and overnight hours, NWS says. The town says it will reschedule both events for a date later this summer.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
This week: Readers recall a promise of a new water line and wonder about certain solicitor services -- here's what you need to know.
"Ask the Town" is a weekly series that features Vienna Public Information Officer Kirstyn Barr answering reader questions about anything and everything Vienna. Have a question? Leave it in the comments below; we'll answer it next week. Reader: Last summer, the town spraypainted markings for new water lines on Saint Roman Drive (which is outside the town limits but serviced by Vienna). I attended the Town Council meeting in the fall where they passed the funding to replace the water lines. Work still has not begun. What is the status? Kirstyn Barr: With Saint Roman Drive, significant work must be done in the roadway in order to install the new water line and since Saint Roman Drive resides outside of the Town’s limits, any work in the …