McLean Week in Review March 5-9

Top McLean News from Last Week

Monday, March 5

Two Candidates Appear on Virginia Ballot Tomorrow. Some Virginia voters feel cheated.

Pray for Gianna. Langley High community rallies to help basketball coach whose baby daughter is fighting liver cancer.

Traffic Tangles this Week. Up to 30 minute complete closings of the Beltway (495) in Tysons Corner area after midnight. Overnight closing of the Dulles Access Road.

Readers' Choice. McLean has six grocery stores. Vote for your favorite and tell us why you like it.

Tuesday, March 6

Today Virginia Presidential Primary Day. 5 things to know to help you vote.

Virginia Legislature to Fairfax County: Still can't open schools before Labor Day.

New Plans for Lewinsville Center. Fairfax County tries again to build a new and expanded Lewinsville Center.

McLean Daffodil Explosion. Profusion of daffs erupts in McLean, seemingly overnight.

Wednesday March 7

Super Tuesday Primaries. Presidential contender and McLean resident Newt Gingrich wins Georgia primary. Mitt Romney wins Virginia and four other states.

How They Voted in Richmond. Finally Virginia residents can easily find out how their representatives voted in the General Assembly.

The McLean Ear. Govenor coming to town for fundraiser. Longfellow kids need money. Popular barista returns.

Thursday, March 8

Big-Picture Look at Silver Line Status. Dulles Metrorail by the numbers. Also, online discussion for residents with questions today.

Emergency Bridge Repairs. A portion of Old Chesterbrook Road closes in May for the replacement of the badly corroded bridge over Pimmit Run. This road is a popular shortcut to Arlington and Washington, D.C. for residents and tax drivers.

Goodbye Lt. Powell. McLean Police District deputy commander earns new rank and job.

Have a passion you want to share with the neighbors? Have opinions you want to share? Then, you need to write a blog for McLean Patch. Here's how.

Friday, March 9

We have rounded up the for you. The list includes several larcenies, including jewelry stolen from a home and a purse snatched from a Tysons Corner retailer. 

The maybe a no-go this year if the athletic fields at Langley High School are turfed. 

The honored three McLean high school seniors this week. 

Stay tuned later today for the winner of this week's and find out which area grocery store is the local favorite.


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