The comprehensive set of road improvements in Vint Hill reached a major milestone on April 20 with the opening of a new roundabout at Vint Hill Parkway and Farm Station Road, providing easier and safer access between the community’s northern and southern sections. The roundabout is the latest step in an $11 million, multi-phase project, including design, utility relocation, and road construction, that will upgrade roads throughout the property. The project...

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The second annual Summer Block Party series at Vint Hill kicks off on April 21. Building on the inaugural seasonal series that began last spring, the 2017 series has evolved to bring together the greater Vint Hill business community. The first block party of the series will feature Covert Café and Vint Hill Craft Winery. As an initiative that gives the businesses at Vint Hill an opportunity to collaborate with...

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Vint Hill Village, LLC leadership has retained Colliers International to help bring sought-after businesses to Vint Hill, continuing our community’s progress towards becoming a regional economic hub. Colliers has put together a team of experienced property sales agents to help market parcels of available land within Vint Hill. The Colliers team will work to bring a mix of retail, entertainment, office, and senior living businesses to Vint Hill, where they...

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Photo Credit: Fauquier Times Von Canon General Store opened its doors in early September 2016, expanding the antique shop, previously Vintage Hill, into a traditional general store serving the neighboring residential communities surrounding Vint Hill. The storefront brings staple groceries, gifts and convenience items to Vint Hill’s entertainment district, located at the center of the 625-acre property across from popular attractions like Old Bust Head Brewing Company, Vint Hill Craft...

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Announcements of new businesses coming to Vint Hill—from cloud-computing giant OVH to the new veterans’ care center and more—bring a sense of accomplishment to the team behind the community’s transformation. As exciting as change can be, however, there are times when keeping things just as they are brings the most satisfaction. Recently, several members of the team behind Vint Hill finalized a deal to put more than 150 acres they...

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A group of more than a dozen local business leaders and community representatives have contributed their time and energy over the last year looking into Vint Hill’s past and future plans. The group’s goal was to help ensure Vint Hill’s success by providing their unique insight and advice to Vint Hill’s leadership and to align the Vint Hill community’s growth with the County’s and the adjacent neighborhoods. The group, known...

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Oct. 6 announcement that France’s OVH, one the world’s leading cloud-computing providers, has picked Vint Hill for its North American headquarters is both major win for the region and the latest example of how Vint Hill is evolving into a diverse live-work-play hub. “We’re both honored and excited that OVH has chosen Vint Hill as the site of its North American headquarters and first U.S. data-center...

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Fauquier County middle school students will soon have access to the most advanced manufacturing and three-dimensional modeling technology available, thanks in part to an initiative from Vint Hill to donate more than $26,000 in hardware and materials needed to create dedicated 3D printing workstations at all five county middle schools. The Dremel Idea Builder 3D402 printers, selected by Fauquier County Schools following extensive evaluation and consultation with other school systems,...

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Six hours of steady crowds along Aiken Drive, spread over the rows of 150 vendor tents and in the food truck pavilion marked a successful Vint Hill Fall Festival, as an estimated crowd of 7,000 filled Vint Hill’s Main Street area on Sept. 24, several thousand more than during last year’s very successful inaugural event. Adults, kids, and even many family dogs from around the region enjoyed four bands and...

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The second annual Vint Hill Fall Festival (VHFF), being held Sep. 24, 2016, is expected to draw thousands of people from around the county as well as the region. Last year’s inaugural festival restored a seasonal tradition that was first introduced in the days of the former Vint Hill Farms Station Army base. The annual street fair is held on the last Saturday in September to celebrate local businesses and...

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Vint Hill Village, LLC leadership, shortly after investing in the former U.S. Army installation and announcing plans to enhance it, developed an online survey to collect feedback about how the public envisioned the community’s future. When asked what they most wanted to see in Vint Hill, an overwhelming majority of respondents agreed: a coffee shop. With Vint Hill Coffee now open for business, the local community is getting its wish....

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The June 1 announcement that a new, state-funded long-term care and rehabilitation center will be built in Vint Hill is a major victory for Virginia’s armed services veterans. It also underscores Fauquier County’s ability to attract large businesses, and accelerates Vint Hill’s emergence as a diverse economic hub. Virginia state officials chose Fauquier’s proposal over competitive bids from Prince William and Stafford counties. In the proposal, the county, the Vint...

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The sight of several thousand people congregating around over 100 vendors and a stage full of local musicians, singers, and dancers last September was, in many ways, a major milestone for Vint Hill. The scene that played out at the inaugural Vint Hill Fall Festival underscored that the former U.S Army Base is becoming the focal point of a community–a gathering place for locals and a destination for people looking...

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Northern Piedmont Federal Credit Union (NPCFU) has completed its merger with Charlottesville-based UVA Community Credit Union, which has 14 locations in Virginia. The merger means NPFCU branches on Aiken Drive in Vint Hill and Blackwell Road in Warrenton are now part of the UVA Community Credit Union family. They’re also part of a growing community at Vint Hill. “This merger comes at a unique time,” said Vint Hill Village President...

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A section along Vint Hill’s “main street” came to life last Friday night as Vint Hill Village, LLC, backed by perfect spring weather and a strong turnout by members of the community, kicked off its summer block party series. Hundreds of people came out to the free event over the course of four hours, filling the open area and parking lot at 4263 Aiken Drive with activity. Local food trucks...

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  Tuesday, May 3 will be one of the most significant days in 2016 for our community. If you haven’t heard of Give Local Piedmont, here’s the best way to explain it: It’s a 24-hour period in which anyone can make an online donation to nonprofits that make the Fauquier, Culpeper, Madison and Rappahannock communities stronger and more vibrant. What’s so moving about this event is the overwhelming generosity it...

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The unmistakable sounds of infrastructure improvement will soon fill the heart of Vint Hill as the next phase in a series of road improvements gets underway. The latest project, scheduled to start this month, includes the completion of Vint Hill Parkway and Farm Station Rd (formerly Watson Dr.) plus the complete rehabilitation of Kennedy Rd. and Finch La. within the borders of Vint Hill. The result? Better traffic flow within...

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Participants in Leadership Fauquier’s experiential community awareness program visited Vint Hill on March 8 to work with New York-based nonprofit Projects for Public Spaces (PPS) on envisioning a community with a strong sense of place. The collaboration with PPS was funded by the PATH Foundation (formerly the Fauquier Health Foundation), a grant-making nonprofit organization in Warrenton. PPS is a planning, design and educational organization devoted to helping people create and...

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It was with plenty of passion and a distinct mission that Kathy Holster opened Green Maple Market last May. Located in Vint Hill, the farm-fresh, local foods store is built on a foundation of commitment to preserving rural farmland and making fresh, local products more readily available to the public. There is a growing local food movement happening across the country, indicating that more and more consumers are beginning to...

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There’s something inspirational about small businesses making big strides. We love being witness to their success. In fact, their achievements are a crucial part of our mission to build a sense of place in Vint Hill. That’s why we’re taking the time to spread the good news generated by small businesses that chose to reside here. Building a community hub cannot be accomplished without recognizing the importance of local entrepreneurs....

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Vint HillVillage, LLC is proving it is serious about growing small business in the community. In partnership with the Fauquier County Department of Economic Development and Lord Fairfax Community College’s Vint Hill site, Vint Hill Village, LLC has provided the space for a Fauquier Enterprise Center. FEC-Vint Hill is Fauquier County’s third business incubator, with a Mason Enterprise Center in Warrenton and another FEC in Marshall. The latter opened this...

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  The first annual Vint Hill Fall Festival drew approximately 4,000 people together in a new seasonal tradition celebrating local businesses and the historic chapters of the Vint Hill property in a community-unifying event. All proceeds from the event, held September 26, benefit Leadership Fauquier, a local nonprofit organization that builds leaders in the community. Thanks to the event’s 15 sponsors, the historic property and former Army base was transformed...

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This fall, Vint Hill Village, LLC and Leadership Fauquier are co-hosting a traditional fall festival that brings businesses and people together to celebrate the community and surrounding regions. Together with local non-profit organization Leadership Fauquier, Vint Hill Village, LLC has announced details for the first Vint Hill Fall Festival, a community-focused celebration scheduled for this September. The Vint Hill Fall Festival will transform a portion of Aiken Drive and the...

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VINT HILL, Virginia — Efforts to improve Vint Hill while honoring its rich heritage are taking another step forward, with the introduction of Farm Station Road as the new name for the soon-to-be-renovated and extended Watson Drive. The new designation pays tribute to the property’s recent history as Vint Hill Farms Station army base as well as its early years as a horse and cattle farm. The renaming is part of a broader effort...

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The blossoming hub of Vint Hill, Virginia, has come a long way in the last year, but the work to reshape the property into the focal point of a balanced yet thriving work-life community has only just begun, the property’s owners and caretakers say. On May 22, 2014, a team led by Ed Moore purchased the majority of Vint Hill from the Vint Hill Economic Development Authority, which was set up to transform...

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Whether you’re searching for vacant space to build your next venture or you’re planning your business’s next move, Vint Hill has diverse for lease and for sale options. The property offers both land bay parcels for sale and leasable space ready for move-in, all within close proximity to “Main Street” conveniences and amenities, such as a post office, barber shop, cafe, retail shopping, and walkable entertainment that includes a brewery and...

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The effort to transform Vint Hill into the centerpiece of a vibrant community has taken a major step forward with the establishment of Vint Hill, Virginia as a recognized postal address. The move, approved by necessary authorities including the U.S. Postal Service, establishes the 701-acre area once known as Vint Hill Farms Station as “Vint Hill, Virginia,” within the county’s 20187 ZIP code. This means that businesses and residences within...

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With classes commencing Monday, February 2, Lord Fairfax Community College kicks off its first semester in Vint Hill with five class offerings, which are held in the evenings to accommodate part-time students in the New Baltimore region. Visiting the campus, you’ll find LFCC’s traditional school colors and furnishings, which provide a familiar and welcoming feeling as you walk through the halls. The school has made ample progress since its decision to...

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Gaithersburg Cabinetry & Millwork Co. was founded 32 years ago in Gaithersburg, Md. and moved to Vint Hill in 1996 to accommodate the company’s growing operations. The Vint Hill location also provides ample access to the company’s Washington, D.C. metropolitan area clients, which include Google’s D.C. headquarters, and many federal and state agencies.  Founder Stephan Smith opened his doors as a one-person cabinet shop and in 2010 took on three...

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Vint Hill’s historical connections to the military—including its establishment as a key code-breaking facility during World War II and its current-day hosting of the Cold War Museum are familiar to many.  Few people outside the aerospace industry may realize that work going on at a certain office building located in Vint Hill keeps the area tightly connected with the modern-day military as well. Vint Hill is home to a division...

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The Covert Café operates under the radar as a premiere luncheonette in the New Baltimore region and one of the Vint Hill community’s best-kept secrets. Local professionals and families visit the Covert Café for a quick breakfast or relaxing lunch on the patio, enjoying daily specials made from scratch and congregating at a local hotspot unpolluted by the congestion of midday lunch traffic. Nestled between the Old Bust Head Brewing...

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The Cold War Museum was founded when avid history buff John Welch partnered with Francis Gary Powers, Jr.,  the son of the U2 pilot shot down over Russia, to see to fruition their mission to “educate, preserve, and research the confrontations from the end of World War II to the dissolution of the Soviet Union.” Both graduates of George Mason University, the duo chose Vint Hill for its tremendous historical...

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The Sizzling Summer Triathlon is a family event open to all ages and abilities. The youth courses are designed to welcome any novice participants. The event will benefit The Owen Lea Foundation. Be sure to join us on July 20 at the Larry Weeks Community Pool. Click here for more info.

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Join Vint Hill leadership for a meeting open to surrounding community members who would like to know more about future plans for Vint Hill. The event will include a presentation by the new Vint Hill team, as well as a question and answer session. Tuesday, August 26 7-8:30 p.m. Fauquier Community Theatre 4225 Aiken Dr.

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Did you know Vint Hill is home to Piedmont Dogs, a public off-leash dog recreation area? The dog park is open on 1.25 partially wooded acres, near the corner of Aiken Drive and Kennedy Road. There is parking directly adjacent to the park off Aiken Drive, and a large parking lot directly across Kennedy Road. The park is open to the public, operating from dawn to dusk. Learn more about Piedmont Dogs.

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