Week in Review: Salona Park, Thanksgiving, Potomac River Fatality

A look back at the top stories in McLean from Nov. 19-23

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.


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  • "Salona Park 'Turf War' Continues" McLean residents can't agree how to use an undeveloped parcel off Dolley Madison Boulevard.
  • "Small Business Spotlight: Chain Bridge Cellars" Do you need help with holiday wine shopping? Stop by this local shop.
  • "McLean Chiropractor Talks Taxes In New York Times" Kristina Collins was interviewed for an article about raising taxes.


  • "Cooper Middle School Students Pack Toiletries for Sandy Victims" Hurricane victims are still hurting. These McLean students wanted to help.
  • "Fairfax Board Approves 20-Acre Tysons Development" Cityline Partners will bring 2.6 million square feet of new space to Westpark Drive.


  • "McLean Restaurant Inspections: Chef Geoff's Tysons and More" In this column, Patch publishes the latest round of McLean restaurant reports.
  • "County to Look at Election Day Efficiency" Chairman Sharon Bulova proposed the commission, which will address long lines and wait times.
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  • "Black Friday Shoppers Share Their Stories" Three local women share thoughts on their shopping experience - in case you decided to skip the mall.
  • "Woman Dies After Potomac River Rescue" Woman pronounced dead at Suburban Hospital in Montgomery County after she was recovered from the Potomac River near McLean.
  • "SPEAK OUT: Should the City Sell Falls Church Water?" A deal was reached to sell the water company to Fairfax Water, pending a public vote in November 2013.

Access all of the articles published on McLean Patch in our "News" section.


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