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Merry Christmas

Whether you embrace the Christmas story literally or in spirit, it is the story of joy, hope and love, with the promise of redemption.

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Seasonal Photos Around Potomac

Seasonal Photos

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2022 Begins with Snow in Potomac

Snow in Potomac

2021 Children’s and Teens’ Connection

2021 Children's Edition

Opinion: Editorial: We Still Need Your Help

We all need community newspapers; community newspapers need your help.

A year later, Covid continues to be the most compelling, most local issue that we face.

Opinion: Editorial: We Still Need Your Help

Thank you to hundreds who have supported us financially, and with warm words of encouragement

In 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, and after a year-long journey of surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, I have been fine.

Opinion: Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

The pages of the Connection (including the Alexandria Gazette Packet, the Mount Vernon Gazette, the Potomac Almanac and the Centre View) are usually full of holiday spirit, beginning before Thanksgiving.

Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

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Editorial: Give Locally

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need; nonprofits face drop in contributions.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

Nonprofits with local mission seek help now and through the year.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need are distant from the celebrations and plenty that so many of us associate with this holiday period.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

Nonprofits with local mission seek help now and through the year.

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Opinion: Editorial: Support Local News

What do you love about where you live?

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Opinion: Editorial: Celebrating Mother’s Day with Photos

Send in photos now or right after you take new Mother’s Day photos; and more reasons to contact the Connection.

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Opinion: Editorial: ‘My Hopes Have Already Been Dashed’

Current General Assembly session generates frustrations.

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Opinion: Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

Nonprofits with local mission seek help now and through the year.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Fairfax County

For tens of thousands of families in our area, uncertainty and need are distant from the celebrations and plenty that so many of us associate with this holiday period.

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Opinion: Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

School holidays can bring uncertainty and hunger for tens of thousands of poor children in our area.

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Editorial: Demand Increasing, But Not Resources

Suicide prevention efforts need more funds, volunteers.

Opinion: Editorial: Freedom of the Press, Friend of Democracy

Under attack, abroad and now at home.

Opinion: Editorial: An Open Letter to Readers and More

Buy an ad in our annual Newcomers and Community Guide, please.

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Editorial: Another Assault on Common Sense

Perhaps this time might be different.

Opinion: Editorial: Pulling Legal Status from Local Salvadorans

Bad for communities, bad for the economy, bad for the families, and no upside.

Editorial: Merry Christmas

“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

Editorial: Save Healthcare for Children Right Now

If U.S. Senate fails to act soon, 69,000 children and pregnant women in Virginia, more than 8 million nationally, will lose health coverage.

Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

School holidays can bring uncertainty and hunger for tens of thousands of poor children in our area.

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Chamber Honors People of the Year

Dr. John Sever, Harrison Smith and Jim McWhorter honored on Nov. 16 at Normandie Farm.

Chamber Honors People of the Year

Editorial: Give Locally in Potomac

School holidays can bring uncertainty and hunger for tens of thousands of poor children in our area.

Editorial: Shop Locally, Give Locally

Every day is for shopping small and shopping locally.

Opinion: Editorial: Dire and Urgent

Does current repeal effort set the stage for billions in tax cuts for the wealthiest?

2017 Newcomers & Community Guide

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2017 Newcomers & Community Guide

Opinion: Editorial: Killing the Poor to Pay Millionaires

Even employer provided insurance would suffer; coverage caps and exclusions of pre-existing conditions could return.

Opinion: Editorial: Losing One of Our Own

Worst fear of any parent of a teenager: losing a child to violence.

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Cicada

Submit Photos to Pet Almanac

The Pet Almanac, a twice-yearly special edition, will publish the last week of February, and photos and stories of your pets with you and your family should be submitted by Feb. 15.

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So Much Happening, Don’t Blink

Demonstrations at Dulles in reaction to travel ban; fast moving General Assembly lacks transparency; other key issues.

As this date approaches, the General Assembly has a serious transparency issue, as it continues to kill most proposed legislation with unrecorded voice votes in subcommittee, with no accountability or record of how members voted.

Opinion: Counting on Our Reps in Congress

Sound the call to action; resist changes that are against the values and beliefs of most Virginia voters.

While most voters in the United States did not vote for Donald Trump for president, it was all the more so here in Northern Virginia.

Editorial: History in Police Reform Part 2

Civilian Review Panel — and they said it couldn’t be done ….

Last week, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a Civilian Review Panel, part of a two-pronged concept of independent oversight of law enforcement recommended unanimously by the Ad Hoc Police Practices Review Commission.

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