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Fairfax Circle Plaza Debuts

Fairfax City, Va. (December 14, 2013)—Combined Properties’ next venture may be their boldest to date, but is the City Council ready for it? Read more at City Development…

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Affordable Housing Prioritized in Comprehensive Plan

Fairfax City, Va. (November 14, 2013)—Two competing priorities within the City’s Comprehensive Plan have found a way to coexist as City Council added language creating affordable housing a priority for City planners. Read more at  City News…

 

Apartment Complex Planned for Britt Property

Fairfax City, Va. (November 5, 2013)—Novus Residencies, LLC has submitted a site plan to build a mixed-use, 5-story apartment complex on 8.33 acres inside the Kamp Washington triangle. Read more at City Development…

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General Honored with Historical Marker

Fairfax City, Va. (October 20, 2013)—A new historic marker has found a home in the City of Fairfax. On the grounds of Truro Anglican Church, the City’s history community honored Union General Michael Corcoran with a plaque commemorating the place of his death. Read more at Community…

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National Night Out in Fairchester Woods

Fairfax City, Va. (August 8, 2013)—The Fairchester Woods Civic Association celebrated National Night Out at Kutner Park on August 6. Police, fire and rescue, county and City officials, non-profit groups and neighbors participated in this years event.  Community…

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Council Review Northfax Project

Fairfax City, Va. (July 24, 2013)—Public comments on the Northfax drainage and intersection improvements were reviewed by City Council during their last work session. Traffic…

Four-Year Term Referendum on 2014 City Ballot

Fairfax City, Va. (July 24, 2013)—Discussing an eighty-four-page document that analyzed the City’s Charter, City Council found consensus to adopt the recommendation to change elected official’s terms to four years. City News…

City Red light Program Adds Three Intersections

Fairfax City, Va. (July 10, 2013)—City Council agreed to expand the City’s red light enforcement program to three new intersections, using existing Police Department staffing. The work session decision, supported by three Councilmembers and the Mayor,  and brings the total number of cameras to seven. Traffic…

Deer Hunting Banned in City

Fairfax City, Va. (July 10, 2013)—Over 40 counties, cities and town in the Commonwealth of Virginia allow some form of deer hunting to control populations in urban and suburban areas.  City News…

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City of Fairfax July 4 Parade, 2013

Fairfax City, Va. (July 4, 2013)—Attending the City’s July 4th Parade for the 20th time, I’m reminded who our community is. The perennial nexus of parade participants  were the local organization’s that make up our City. A very nice compliment of high school marching bands continues to reinforce the hometown theme of our parade. Police and fire department participation always instills a sense of pride for residents and the parade’s strong cultural element reminds us that we are all one community. More photos here.

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Environmental Sustainability

Fairfax City, Va. (June 27, 2013)—A little known, but busy City committee, briefed the City Council on its efforts at environmental sustainability, recycling and stormwater management. City News…

Downtown Park Design

Fairfax City, Va. (June 25, 2013)—Design recommendations for the City’s downtown improvements promote public plazas, lawns and terraces and rain gardens. City Development…

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City Launches ‘Business News’ eMAS Category for Business-Related City News

Fairfax City, Va. (June 3, 2013)—To keep city business owners aware of news of particular interest to them, the city has launched a new eMAS category: “business news.” Read more…

 

Sundog Productions Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Factory

Fairfax City, Va. (June 1, 2013)—Sundog Productions, the only textile factory on the east coast that can go from fabric to hanger, with every embellishment in between, today celebrated the grand opening of its new 40,000 square foot facility June 1. Read more…

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