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Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: April 11-15

A shopper looks at produce in Fairfax City’s Amazon Fresh (staff photo by David Taube)

The weekend is almost here. Before you get distracted by panda videos or head to bed for some much-needed sleep after avoiding those pranksters, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Here’s a ‘LOOK’ at what’s replacing Bow Tie Cinemas in Reston
  2. Herndon HS cracks down on ‘all-time high’ student cell phone use
  3. Reston residents push back against proposed redevelopment of Fannie Mae property
  4. Report: One of two finalists for FCPS superintendent withdraws candidacy
  5. Reston Town Center shares preview of planned updates to public spaces
  6. Construction is underway to expand The Boro in Tysons
  7. Amazon Fresh opens in Fairfax, with more stores coming to the region
  8. Plan to convert Reston police station parking into affordable housing moves forward
  9. Fairfax County’s COVID-19 caseload has doubled since late March
  10. County residents call for property taxes to be lowered with new budget

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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