Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: July 25-29

Acrobats with Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios show rehearse in Tysons (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

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:

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

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!