Tuesday, January 1, 2013
What does the chairman of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors look forward to in the new year?
Tuesday, January 1
As 2012 draws to a close, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors Chairman Sharon Bulova has shared with Patch her legislative priorities and goals for 2013. They have been published below. As an added bonus, she also included her New Year's resolutions. The adoption of the Fiscal Year 2014/2015 Budget begins in earnest in late February when County Executive Ed Long releases his Advertised Budget. We already know that Fairfax County is, and will be, affected by the current federal climate. Our income projections (flat to modest) coupled with expenses needed just to maintain our current levels of service result in a projected shortfall of approximately $170 million for FY2014. It is my goal, working with my colleagues and County staff, to adopt…
Monday, December 31, 2012
Photos from the biggest events and new stories in Herndon taken throughout 2012.
Take a glance back at the events of the past year in Herndon. What events were most memorable to you? The closing of Tortilla Factory, Herndon Festival, damage from the derecho storm or Homecoming? Tell us in the comments. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our daily or breaking news emails.]
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Here's what Fairfax County government offices and services will be open and closed for New Years.
Fairfax County's government offices and services will have special hours and closings during the New Years holiday. County Government – • Dec. 31 – Closed. • Jan. 1 – Closed. Courts – • Dec. 31 – Closed. • Jan. 1 – Closed. Public Schools and School Offices – • Dec. 24 – Jan. 1 – No school for students and teachers. • Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 – Twelve-month personnel off. Library – • Dec. 31 – Closed. • Jan. 1 – Closed. Fairfax Connector – • Dec. 31 – Regular weekday schedule. • Jan. 1 – Sunday schedule. Fastran – • Dec. 31 – Not in service. • Jan. 1 – Not in service. Park Authority – • Dec. 31 – RECenters will close at 4 p.m. George Washington RECenter, nature centers, historic sites, Frying Pan Farm Park and Green Spring Gardens will be …