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McLean Book Sale Raises Over  $40,000 for Women’s Scholarships — The Mclean Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) raised $41,204.92 for scholarships, grants, and fellowships for women in its 49th annual book sale. Half of the funds raised go to the national branch, while half are distributed in local scholarships. [Connection Newspapers]

A Tale of Two Restaurant Closings — Shortly after Isabella Eatery’s closure following owner Mike Isabella’s high profile sexual harassment case, Legal Sea Foods has also announced it will also not be renewing its lease in Tysons Galleria. [Eater]

New McLean Sidewalk Completed Along Kirby Road — “Fairfax County recently completed construction on an awesome new sidewalk along Kirby Road across from [Chesterbrook Elementary School] in [McLean] just in time for the first day of school!” [Twitter]

Warning to Fairfax Deer: Countywide Bow Hunt Begins — In an effort to manage reduce overpopulation of deer in Fairfax, Fairfax County has initiated an “archery management program” to run from Sept. 8 to Feb. 23. Visitors to park are warned to be on the lookout for Orange warning markings. Local hunting grounds include Pimmit Run Stream Valley Park and the Scotts Run Nature Preserve. [Fairfax County]

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