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It's that time of year when Girl Scouts start selling cookies and you start keeping a little bit of cash in your pocket to get some Thin Mints or Samoas. In the past, empty wallets have meant empty stomachs, but no more.
For the first time, your area Girl Scout troop may be able to take charge cards for your cookie purchase. Read about the change, along with our other top stories from across our Patch sites.Got a Hankering for Thin Mints? Charge It!
Affordable Housing Complex Planned for Buckingham, Near Ballston Common Mall
Arlington County Special Election: Caucus This Week, Candidate Q&A and More
Fairfax City Crime Report: Man Exposes Himself to Teenage Girls
Photos: O'Sullivan's Event for Damien Scanlan a Success
Herndon Crime Report: Man Robbed at Gunpoint, Juvenile Assaulted and More
Falls Church Area Woman in Court Over Negative Review on Yelp
Sickles Joins Growing List of Democrats Seeking 8th Congressional District Nod
Three Suspects in Region-wide Auto Theft Ring Caught on Video
Mrs. Green's Celebrates Grand Opening in Fairfax
Fredericksburg Doctor Convicted on Perjury Charges in Orthofix Medicare Claims Investigation
Alexandria Council Approves Waterfront Hotel
Search Goes on Three Years Later for Missing Ashburn Mom Bethany Decker
Reston Native Benny Blanco Wins Grammy For Work on Rihanna Album
Who's the Champion of the Super Bowl Ads?
Man Seriously Injured, Dog Dead in Townhouse Fire
The French Apartment Closes After Nearly Five Years; Points To Change
Republican John Warner Endorses Democrat Mark Warner's Re-Election Bid
Spotted in Georgetown: Ice Hockey On The C&O Canal
Marymount University's Blue Goose to be Demolished, Redeveloped
Duo Robs Manassas Pharmacy, Threatens to Shoot Customers, Police Said
Woman Steals Vehicle, Goes from Joyride From One, 7-Eleven to Another
Manassas Teens Arrested in Beating of 17-Year-Old Boy
Chef Liam LaCivita Parts Ways with Liberty Tavern, Lyon Hall and Northside Social
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