The weekend is almost here. Before you read up on local history 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:
- Fairfax County shelter to help with adoptions of beagles rescued from a research facility
- National outbreaks of salmonella include cases in Northern Virginia
- First pieces of Reston’s Isaac Newton Square development in the works
- Virginia Tech campus redevelopment finds new life with possible Falls Church sale
- Big fitness facility inks deal for next phase of Reston Station
- Opening this week, Indian restaurant Rasa brings heat to Mosaic District
- One injured during Herndon assault and carjacking over the weekend
- Fairfax County plans for new Covid vaccine, as cases hold steady
- Korean steakhouse, Shake Shack in the works at Tysons’ Pike 7 Plaza
- Traffic, back-up concerns dominate proposal to demolish Reston Taco Bell
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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!
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