The weekend is almost here. Before the remnants of Hurricane Ian arrive or you head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.
Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:
- Metro unveils new map with addition of Silver Line extension
- Alcorn shuts door on possibility of redeveloping Reston National Golf Course
- Uniqlo opens Fair Lakes store, its first in an open-air shopping center
- Students across Fairfax County protest proposed policies limiting transgender student rights
- Convenience store approved for longtime family-owned gas station in Springfield
- Police: Motorcyclist died after crash on I-495 near Inova Fairfax
- Remains found in Tysons identified as teen who disappeared 47 years ago
- Reston’s Halley Rise development to feature new urban farm, fall festival
- NEW: McKay believes ‘safe legal ground’ if FCPS defies state’s draft policies on transgender students
- For owner Amir Mostafavi, South Block coming to McLean brings life ‘full circle’
Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend, Fairfax County!
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Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…
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A man walks by trash bins next to the curb (via Trinity Nguyen on Unsplash) (Updated at 1:25 p.m.) The service and staffing challenges plaguing trash collectors throughout Fairfax County…
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