McLean's Big News Week: Bank Robbery, 911 Failure, McLean Largest Political Donors
Top headlines July 9-13
McLean's News Week in Review
Monday July 9
Confronted With a Deer. Safety tips on what to do when confronted by a deer while driving.
Major Road Closings This Week. Major Overnight Closings of I-66, Dulles Connector, Jones Branch Road.
Saying Goodbye to Finn A resident writes about the death of his companion of 14 years.
Tuesday July 10
Battleground Virginia. Washington Post reports how Obama and Romney campaign workers plan on making Virginia a major battlefield in the November election.
Verizon Service Outages. Progress in restoring cell phone service.
The McLean Ear. Neighbors in the headlines.
McLean Community Center Roundup. Final officer selected, new blogs.
Wednesday July 11
Bank Suspect Pictures. Fairfax County police release photos of suspect in the Monday robbery of a downtown McLean bank.
Romney Leads in McLean Contributions. The presumptive Republican presidential candidate leads President Obama in contributions in McLean, Virginia.
Silver Line Echoes in the Night. During the overnight hours Dulles Metro Rail is starting to test rail cars on the new line.
Lessons from the Storm. A McLean neighbor who has a chronic disease shares what she and her family learned from their harrowing experience.
Thursday July 12
Well-known residents contribute to presidential campaigns: Names of McLean residents making largest donations in the 2012 presidential election.
Happy birthday Anne Lauler: celebrating 96-years-young, a pioneer in McLean real estate.
McLean BizBuzz: new USA Today editor, first global ambassador, $20 million contract for SAIC and more.
Friday July 13
New Leaders at McLean Rotary. Well-known community volunteer becomes Rotary president.
Congressmen Call on FCC to Prevent Future 911 Failures. Congressmen Connolly, Wolf and Moran want the FCC to reconsider a regulation concerning backup power that the commission proposed in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
McLean Weekly Crime Report. Flower vases stolen from home.
MCC Downtown Committee Wrestles With Development Options. Highlights from recent meeting of MCC Downtown Committee that is looking to build multi-million dollar building downtown.