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A Photo Tour of Springfield Landmarks

Local history in words and pictures.

There is history in our own backyard. While Washington, D.C. is only a few metro stops away, the Franconia Museum in Springfield, though small, offers a taste of local history that visitors are sure to remember.

Top Issues to Follow in the Area

According to Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield).

First up is getting a long-term fix to I-66 underway in 2017. “I66 congestion impacts Braddock Road,” said Supervisor Pat Herrity (R-Springfield), “and it impacts congestion on 29 as people look to avoid and get around 66.” Then there is a quarter improvement study on the Fairfax County Parkway “so we can get the interchanges and widening that we need.” A final major transportation issue is getting secondary roads paved, such as Rolling Road.

Former Delegate Gladys Keating Remembered by Colleagues, Friends

Keating served 22 years and raised five children.

On Aug. 19, former delegate from the 43rd House District of Fairfax County Gladys Keating died of congestive heart failure. She passed peacefully, with family, at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C.

Springfield Home Sales: July, 2014

In July 2014, 193 Springfield homes sold between $1,070,000-$191,000.

Springfield Home Sales: July, 2014

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West Springfield Field Hockey Posts Winning Record at UTL

Spartans finish 2-1-1.

West Springfield will travel to face Herndon on Aug. 29.