Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: Feb. 28-March 4

Still waiting for Metro Silver Line Phase 2… (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before truck convoys potentially disrupt traffic in the D.C. area 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:

  1. FCPD: George Mason University professor fatally stabbed by son
  2. Silver Line extension opening date pushed once again to summer 2022
  3. Court ruling on Thomas Jefferson High School admissions changes draws mixed reactions
  4. Demolition proposed for longtime Taco Bell in Reston
  5. Walgreens permanently shutters its doors in Reston
  6. Tysons West developer plans to turn former Sheraton hotel into housing
  7. With Covid transmission now ‘low,’ Fairfax County drops mask mandate
  8. Planned ‘The Maple Room’ restaurant in Vienna seeks outdoor dining permit
  9. Crumbl Cookies to open in Reston’s Plaza America next month
  10. Vienna house fire sends person to hospital with life-threatening injuries

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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!