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Starting February 13, the section of South Oak Street between Timber Lane and South Lee Street has been closed to traffic as the bridge that runs over Trips Run is being replaced. This map recommends alternative routes. (Photo courtesy of the Virginia Department of Transportation)

Oak Street bridge over Tripps Run to be replaced

Anna Goldenberg, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

Starting Feb. 13, the bridge on South Oak Street over Tripps Run is being replaced for the sake of safety, and as a result, the section of South Oak Street between Timber Lane and South Lee Street, has...

This photo displays the fence located just outside the Meridian main office, next to the parking lot. (Photo by Charlie VanHorn)

Parking changes indicate upcoming traffic developments

Charlie VanHorn February 15, 2023

In January, a fence went up in front of the Meridian High School building, enclosing 35 parking spaces. The fence was unexpected to students and staff, making parking and student drop off more difficult...

On the future corner of Washington and East Broad Street will be Whole Foods and a public plaza. (Photo courtesy of Falls Church City)

Broad & Washington Project will bring new Whole Foods to Falls Church

Molly Moore, Features Editor November 28, 2022

In May, the Broad & Washington Project broke ground on Falls Church City’s latest development, complete with a new Whole Foods, Creative Cauldron, retail space, three levels of parking, up to...

Birch and Broad, festive for the holiday season.

Birch and Broad: What’s to come?

Isabel Costa, Managing Editor December 14, 2021

Birch and Broad (formerly Falls Plaza) has long been a favorite of students walking home from both Meridian and Henderson. The shopping center has been under construction since the beginning of the...

Interior work has even been started. This is the view of the ductwork on the third floor. (Photo via FCCPS)

Construction continues despite pandemic

Ella Gilmore, Staff Reporter June 7, 2020

In future years, when our children and grandchildren ask us what it was like to live through the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ll think of the months spent at home and the countless hours of the day spent watching...

Construction of new high school on schedule

Construction of new high school on schedule

Clara Kasik, Managing Editor October 25, 2019

On the last day of the 2018-2019 school year, students were eager to finally get out of school after nine months of hard work. Although June 14 was the last day, it was the first day for the construction...

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