McLean Week in Review: Happy New Year, Town Hall Meeting, Fugitive Escapes
A look back at the top stories in McLean from Dec. 31-Jan. 4.
In case you weren't checking into McLean Patch every day (and if you didn't, you should start by signing up for our daily email newsletter), here is a round-up of what happened around the neighborhood this week.
- "New Year's Resolution: Connect With Your Neighbors" McLean Patch can help you connect with your neighbors.
- "Fairfax County Will Pick Up Christmas Trees" County will recycle trees for free through mid-January.
- "McLean Arrests: Fugitive, Marijuana Possession, Assault" The following arrest information was supplied by the Fairfax County Police Department. It does not indicate a conviction.
- "Volunteers Needed to Help Prepare Tax Returns" The Fairfax County Department of Family Services needs volunteers from January to mid-April 2013.
- "State Police, County Helicopter Pursue Fugitive in McLean" Man was not found after eluding police in a vehicle chase Wednesday.
- "Fairfax Officials Disappointed in Fiscal Cliff Bill" Not addressing sequestration puts business growth, NOVA economy in limbo, Fairfax County leaders say.
- "McLean Restaurant Inspections: Local Coffee Shop Cited for Multiple Critical Violations" In this column, Patch publishes the latest round of McLean restaurant reports.
- "State Reps Discuss Gun Control, Budget with McLean Residents" Legislators discussed priorities for Virginia's 2013 General Assembly in Wednesday town hall.
- "How to Keep Your New Year's Resolution" Five tips to help you keep your resolution.
- "McLean High Wrestling Wins Warhawk Duals" The team will also compete against Langley High in an upcoming charity dual on Jan. 9.
- "Fairfax County Seeks Resident Feedback on New Land Use Initiative" The initiative, called Fairfax Forward, will serve as an alternative to the current system used by the county to make land use decisions.