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Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: March 7-11

The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival at Reston Town Center (photo by Charlotte Geary)

The weekend is almost here. Before you spring forward for daylight saving time or 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. Steakhouse to take over Reston Town Center space vacated by Il Fornaio
  2. Police: Tysons Nordstrom worker scammed into putting over $10K on gift cards
  3. Person seriously injured, hospitalized in three-vehicle Reston crash
  4. Report: D.C. Peruvian restaurant will expand to Reston Town Center
  5. Poll: What should Fairfax County do about its property tax rate?
  6. FCPD: George Mason University professor fatally stabbed by son
  7. Jeff Bezos’s moon mission is landing in Reston
  8. Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival returns in May with a new name
  9. County approves Tysons drive-thru restaurant, possibly a Shake Shack
  10. FCPD should address ‘swatting’ incidents, panel says

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

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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