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2008 

It seems like only a few weeks ago that the school speed limit signs stopped blinking, kids stopped getting on and off the buses and the schoolhouses were closed. Whether it was or wasn't is beside the point - they are now open.  The laws about stopping behind a school bus with blinking lights, d...
08/31/2008
Recently, I was showing clients homes in eastern Prince William County.  Dad was up front - Mom and daughter were in the back seat.  Since they were interested in homes with some land I, of course, included Lake Ridge in my tour along with Westridge and Old Bridge Estates As we approached Lake Ri...
08/29/2008
Those of us who call Lake Ridge home regularly receive "Lake Ridge Today"  It is an extremely informative newsletter (the September issue is 15 pages) that keeps us posted on association finances, facilities management, area information,rules changes, participation of life in the community by res...
08/29/2008
Greorge Mason IV (1725-1792) authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights,  It was eventually incorporated into the Virginia Constitution as Article 1.  Why is this of interest?  Many of the guarantees of the document were  incorporated into the Declaration of Independence and the US Bill of Right...
08/28/2008
The majority of Lake Ridge detached homes are on approximately 1/4 acre lots - great for gardens, swing sets, lawn parties, pools, etc.  Lynnwood homes, on the other hand, are sited on minimum 1/2 acre lots and they are heavily treed.  Wherever feasible, Ridge Development left stands of trees in ...
08/28/2008
Spring Hill is a community of Over 55 Homes being built on the Laurel Hill section of Lorton Prison land that was released for residential construction by Fairfax County.  Title to the land was passed to the county when the prison was closed.  They are, of course, one level homes with garages - s...
08/28/2008
Lake Ridge lies alongside the Occoquan Reservoir.  As you can imagine there are acres and acres of land reserved for the watershed.  The reservoir is also a part of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.  Obviously, we are aware our common area land plays a major role in the preservation of that vital wat...
08/27/2008
With the cost of gasoline being extremely high, the availability of public commuter service has become an increasingly important consideration when purchasing a home.  Similarly, it is provides value added when you put your home on the market. The folks in Lake Ridge are fortunate - the subdivisi...
08/26/2008
When you live in a community with as many trees as Lake Ridge it is not surprising to find a store that specializes in seed and whatever else you might need to keep the birds happy.  They also sell "critter food" since we also have tons of squirrels.  I've been a customer ever since the Wild Bird...
08/26/2008
There are several excellent gymnasiums in the Woodbridge area, but Gold's Gym at the Festival in Lake Ridge is the most centrally located for Lake Ridge, Westridge and Old Bridge Estates residents. Additionally. it opens at 4:30 AM and is a favorite with people commuting to the Pentagon and Washi...
08/25/2008
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