The Big Picture

Our homepage features multiple large images highlighting events or initiatives. Here you'll find all of the "big pictures" we're featuring right now.

What better way welcome fall in than with a comprehensive list of events from our Park Authority! View campfires, wagon rides, barn concerts, harvest days and the state fall foliage map.

Two new entities are up and running tasked with enhancing police accountability, trust and transparency. The newly established Independent Police Auditor and the Civilian Review Panel are ready to receive complaints and requests for reviews.

During this calendar year, the county will mark its 275th anniversary with events celebrating our history. Learn more about events, exhibits and key moments in our storied past.

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) begin classes on Monday, Aug. 28, a week earlier than past years. Back to school impacts most of us, even if you don’t have a student in school (public or private school) – here are five things to know. 

With more than 87,000 registered pups, many of us love our dogs. Of course, there are some people who may not care for excessive barking or dog waste that’s not picked up, too, so it’s important to be a responsible owner.


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