Email signup

Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: June 27-July 1

Fireworks stall at Merrifield’s Pan Am Shopping Center (photo by Amy Woolsey)

Independence Day weekend is almost here. Before you prepare for the oncoming barrage of fireworks 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. NEW: Amazon seeks to convert Great Falls nursery into a greenhouse for Arlington’s HQ2
  2. FCPD can again stop drivers for loud exhaust systems, under new Virginia law
  3. New Outback Steakhouse opens in Herndon next week
  4. Where to celebrate Fourth of July, watch fireworks in Fairfax County
  5. Starting July 1, Virginia will permit alcohol deliveries, frown on arrest quotas, and other new laws
  6. Police investigate arson, graffiti related to Roe v. Wade at Reston church
  7. UPDATED: Police barricade Groveton apartment after shooting, but suspect not found
  8. J.R.’s Stockyards Inn, Tysons’ original steakhouse, has been demolished
  9. Latin street food spot to open on Halloween in Reston’s Plaza America
  10. Cardboard regatta turns to Lake Anne after two-year hiatus

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com 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!

Recent Stories

This past week saw 145 homes sold in Fairfax County. The least expensive condo, single-family home or townhouse sale over the past seven days was $152,500 while the most expensive…

The Fairfax Board of Supervisors recently got a preview of what future transit connections between Tysons and Maryland could look like. At a transportation committee meeting on Tuesday (Jan. 31),…

Getting court time at Glyndon Park in Vienna may be tougher going forward for pickleball players. In the hopes of alleviating noise complaints from nearby residents, the Vienna Town Council…

A new exhibit featuring intricate embroidery on leaves is set to open soon at Tephra Institute of Contemporary Art‘s satellite gallery in Reston Town Center. Artist Hillary Waters Fayle’s work,…

Need help dealing with anxiety, depression or stress?

If you’re struggling to cope with anxiety, depression or stress, our virtual psychotherapy services can help. We offer a confidential and convenient service that’s tailored to your needs.

In our practice, cognitive behavioral therapy (or CBT) is an important tool we use to provide effective relief for those facing anxiety and depression. We believe that cognitive change can be used to improve behaviors and emotions, thus allowing you to achieve mental wellness. By understanding the cognitive distortions that lead to negative thought patterns, we are able to create interventions tailored to each of our clients. This empowering approach can help you gain control of how your own thoughts, beliefs, and behaviors impact your experience. With CBT, our service provides an effective treatment that can bring long-term change and mental stability.

Book a free consultation today and see how we can help you live a happier and healthier life.

Read More

Submit your own Community Post here.

×

Subscribe to our mailing list