Morning Notes

Reminder: Change Your Clocks and Smoke Alarm Batteries — “We move our clocks back one hour early Sunday morning. You also need to remember that when you change your clock, our firefighters and paramedics want you to check your smoke alarms to ensure they are working.” [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

Rainy Weather Prevented Paving in Vienna — The Town of Vienna “was unable to complete about $100,000 worth of paving and pavement marking work earlier this year because of poor weather, said Finance Director Marion Serfass.” [InsideNova]

100th Birthday Party in McLean — “Ann Ames Groves Gurman, formerly of Arlington and now living at Vinson Hall Retirement Community in McLean, celebrated her 100th birthday last weekend. Born on Oct. 26, 1918, Ann Ames grew up in Arlington. She was Miss Arlington in 1936 before going off to college. ” [McLean Connection]

Recent Stories

The anticipated cost of renovating Patrick Henry Library has escalated in recent years, leading Fairfax County to seek a bigger contribution from the Town of Vienna.

The Vienna Town Council agreed on Monday (Dec. 4) to raise the town’s cap on funding for the new library’s construction to approximately $4.7 million — a $590,000 increase from the previous maximum set in 2020.

New boundaries have been approved for McLean elementary schools to relieve crowding at Kent Gardens (via FCPS) Kent Gardens Elementary School should finally get some substantial capacity relief, starting next…

The Fairfax County School Board will vote next week on $847,000 in funding for security cameras at nine elementary schools. That project is among those that could be funded as…

Morning Notes

The National Air and Space Museum’s Udvar Hazy Center in Chantilly at night (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Washington Post Workers Walk Out in Bid for Union Contract — “Unionized journalists…


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