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Fairfax Times

The Fairfax Times (also known as the Fairfax County Times) is a weekly newspaper published in Reston, Virginia which covers Fairfax County, Virginia. The newspaper's origins can be traced back to the establishment of the Times Community Newspapers by Arthur W. "Nick" Arundel. In 1963, Arundel (the son of Pepsi-Cola bottling magnate Russell Arundel) purchased the 165-year-old Loudoun Times-Mirror (based in Loudoun County, Virginia). He rapidly expanded his newspaper business, purchasing papers in Annandale, Centreville, Chantilly, Fairfax, Herndon, McLean, Reston, Springfield, and Vienna, Virginia. In 2008, Times Community Newspapers merged its local newspapers in Centreville, Fairfax City, Fairfax Station, Herndon, McLean, Reston, and Vienna into a single publication covering all of Fairfax County. This new publication was the Fairfax County Times. In 2009, The Washington Post reported that the Loudoun Times-Mirror might merge with the Fairfax County Times. The Times-Mirror furloughed many employees, and consolidated most of its newsroom with the Fairfax County Times. But no merger occurred. On May 26, 2009, Times Community Newspapers sold the Fairfax County Times to The Gazette, a newspaper group based in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The Gazette group is itself owned by Post-Newsw... ()

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Fischer | Data Science ID: NEWSPAPERS:2628, Added: 07/15/2019