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Fungus at Walker Nature Center is picture in Reston (Photo by Marjorie Copson).

Early Voting Sites Open Today — “Fairfax County will open an additional 13 early voting sites starting Thursday, Oct. 27. In total, there will be 16 voting locations available across the county until the last day to vote early on Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. Early voting began last month starting with three sites open.” [Fairfax County Government]

COVID-19 Vaccine Centers Scale Back Hours — “With COVID-19 vaccines now widely available at pharmacies, urgent care centers and medical providers throughout the community, clinics located at the Government Center and Hyland South County Center are scheduled to scale back their hours of operation. Starting the week of Nov. 7, both vaccination sites will be open for three days each week.” [Fairfax County Government]

Drug Take Back Day Returns — Residents are encouraged to dispose of unused, unwanted and expired medications at the county’s annual Drug Take Back Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Several drop-off locations are available throughout the county. [Fairfax County Government]

Survey to Help Develop Park Planning Strategy — “The Fairfax County Park Authority (FCPA) is developing a Parks, Recreation, Open Space, and Access Strategy known as PROSA. The PROSA Strategy will provide a framework for equitable access to the park system and will be completed in 2023. Park officials believe the new plan will provide a pathway toward improved park access and a balance of recreational experiences.” [Fairfax County Government]

Company Sells Reston HQ for New Home — “Future Business Leaders of America is leaving its home of 30 years. The organization has sold its former 10,000-square-foot headquarters at 1912 Association Drive in Reston for $4.125 million, and is moving to a lease of an undisclosed size in nearby RTC West.” [Washington Business Journal]

It’s Thursday — Clear throughout the day. High of 61 and low of 52. Sunrise at 7:32 am and sunset at 6:15 pm. [Weather.gov]

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