Route 1 Dispatches: Homicide in Mount Vernon and Potomac Named Endangered River
Take a look back at this week's top headlines from the Route 1 corridor.
Huntington-Belle Haven Patch
The Potomac River has been named one of the most endangered rivers, according to a report released this week.
The Fairfax County Planning Commission deferred a vote Thursday on a proposed interim off-leash dog park at Westgrove Park following a three-hour public hearing. The commission will vote on it at its May 31 meeting.
Fort Hunt Patch
A flu outbreak at Paul Spring Retirement Community has cancelled all communal meals and activities. Four residents at the retirement home were diagnosed with Type A influenza.
West Potomac High School senior Sara Sanders has organized a prom for students with life-threatening illnesses, the first in the Washington area.
Mount Vernon Patch
Police are investigating a possible homicide that occurred in the Sequoyah housing complex near Mount Vernon Woods Elementary School on Wednesday night. A man was found in a car with gunshot wounds to his upper body and was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A minor bus accident occurred during dismissal at Mount Vernon High School Thursday. No one was injured.
A public hearing on the proposed widening of Richmond Highway has been scheduled for June 5 at Hayfield High School.