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An urban plaza depicted at Avenir Place in Dunn Loring (staff photo by Angela Woolsey).

Crews Extinguish Fire in Mount Vernon Home — A fire broke out at a house on the 8700 block of Oak Leaf Drive in the Mount Vernon area around 2:30 a.m. today (Thursday). No injuries were reported. An investigation is underway. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department]

Trail Upgrades Planned Near Dulles Access Road — “In just about two weeks, a Fairfax County Park Authority trail improvement project will get underway on the Gerry Connolly Cross County Trail in Difficult Run Park near the Dulles Access Road. On or around Sept. 22, 2022, site prep work will begin on a trail maintenance project that will alleviate the issue of constant standing water on the trail, reinforce the trail to protect it from washouts, and overlay the existing trail.” [Fairfax County Government]

Community Meeting on Reston Comprehensive Plan Underway — The county’s Department of Planning and Development has kicked off a series of community meetings on changes to the Reston Comprehensive Plan at 5 p.m. [Hunter Mill Supervisor Walter Alcorn]

Resurfacing of Borge Street Courts Begin — “Beginning next week, site prep work will start on a Fairfax County Park Authority project that will replace the asphalt surfacing, color coating, fencing and gates, net posts, footers, and nets at the Borge Street Park basketball courts. This park is located at 3030 Borge Street in Oakton, Virginia.” [Fairfax County Government]

Lewis High Clark Closed for Repairs — “Beginning this week, the Lewis High Park tennis courts will close for repairs. The closure is estimated to be about two weeks in duration. Tennis courts #1 and #2 will be closed until Sept. 30, 2022. Additionally, the service road off Deepford Street and the grassy area between the service road and the tennis courts will also be closed.” [Fairfax County Government]

It’s Thursday — Clear throughout the day. High of 77 and low of 64. Sunrise at 6:51 am and sunset at 7:18 pm. [Weather.gov]

Recent Stories

Good Friday evening, Fairfax County. Let’s take a look back at today’s stories and a look forward to tomorrow’s event calendar. 🕗 News recap The following articles were published earlier…

A new Burlington store is set to open in Mount Vernon Plaza this summer, according to a spokesperson for Federal Realty. The discount retailer, formerly known as Burlington Coat Factory,…

A home-based golf instruction facility is coming soon to a half-acre of land on 1051 Kelso Road in Great Falls. Next Level Golf — a local golf instruction company —…

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Ravel Dance Company presents The Sleeping Beauty at Capital One…

Be transported to the magical kingdom of Princess Aurora, where the wicked Carabosse casts a curse that dooms the Princess and her entire kingdom. Set to the spectacular Tchaikovsky score, this beloved classic will sweep you away with its beauty,

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