Hunter Mill Road Traffic Stoppages Today — “On Mon 10/17 from 9AM-3PM, Hunter Mill Rd will have full traffic stoppages of up to 10 minutes each between Crowell Rd and Cobble Mill Rd to install beams as part of the Colvin Run bridge project. Expect delays and consider using alternate routes.” [VDOT/Twitter]
Racial Disparities Persist in Virginia Marijuana Arrests — “While marijuana arrests overall dropped in the year since Virginia became the first state in the South to legalize, Black adults accounted for nearly 60 percent of marijuana-related cases before the state’s general district and circuit courts…despite Black people accounting for about 20 percent of the state population.” [The Washington Post]
House Fire Reported in Lorton — “Units on scene of a house fire in the 7500 block of Billisam Court in Lorton area. First arriving units reported smoke showing from the roof. Crews have brought a fire in attic under control. Occupants safe. No reported injuries at this time.” [FCFRD/Twitter]
Washington Capitals Star Sells Langley Farms Home — “The estate of Washington Capitals’ star T.J. Oshie — the home he and his wife acquired in 2017 from Boston Properties’ executive Ray Ritchey — sold in mid-September for $6.4 million, six months after the Oshies paid $7.4 million for a larger property in the same exclusive McLean community.” [Washington Business Journal]
See Pics From Lorton Community Center Grand Opening — “Today’s ribbon cutting of the Lorton Community Center & Fairfax County Public Library welcomed 500+ neighbors who couldn’t wait to visit the new and modern library, paint pumpkins in the art room, view the new gym, take hula lessons, workout room, sensory room, recording studio, Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC), and play at the new park to name a few.” [Supervisor Dan Storck/Facebook]
Learn What’s Happening in Tysons Development — “Suzie Battista and Beth Elliott from the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Development will present the latest news about the changes afoot in Tysons. They’ll also introduce attendees to the new Tysons Tracker online platform, which provides public access to a wealth of information about local development projects.” [Fairfax County Public Library]
Supervisor Takes a Ride on Silver Line Phase II — “Silver Line Phase 2 is opening soon for passenger service! It was exciting to take @wmata from new Reston Town Center Station to Dulles Airport last week. It’s a great step forward for public transportation in our region.” [Supervisor Walter Alcorn/Twitter]
Lincolnia Students Catch Up on Learning — “Students in Fairfax County attended Saturday School at Glasgow Middle School, completely voluntarily. It’s part of a federal program to help students catch up after time spent remote learning during the pandemic.” [WUSA9]
Mosaic District Store Seeks to Make Women Look and Feel Great — “Russman’s clever branding has worked, it would seem, as Undeniable Boutique has become a standout in an area known for its top-notch shopping since its inception in 2011. Undeniable Boutique has also won the Best Women’s Boutique category in Best of NoVA® nine times in the years since Russman opened its doors. ” [Northern Virginia Magazine]
It’s Monday — Possible light rain in the morning. High of 66 and low of 54. Sunrise at 7:21 am and sunset at 6:29 pm. [Weather.gov]
Good Friday evening! Today we published 8 articles that were read a total of 10957 times on FFXnow alone, so far. 📈 Top stories The following are the most-read articles…
A 17-year veteran of the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has been arrested for allegedly stealing drugs stored at two stations for her personal use, police announced today (Friday)….
A total of six new Capital Bikeshare stations may soon arrive around the Innovation Center Metro station. The Fairfax County Department of Transportation will host a meeting this coming Wednesday…
Tysons Corner Center can move forward with new plans for its next phase of development. After a public hearing on Tuesday (Sept. 26), the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved…
Public invited: “Fur-th Birthday” brunch celebration for Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, Sunday, October 8 at The Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar
Woofie’s of South Riding-Aldie, providing premium mobile pet services throughout Aldie, Middleburg, South Riding is celebrating its fourth anniversary with expansion to Centreville and Chantilly and its fourth Woofie’s pet grooming van. The franchise, owned and operated by Loudoun County residents, husband/wife team Sebaot Gebre and Teferi Dejene, has grown by 900% since its first full year in business.
• Mobile pet spa grooming
• Dog walking
• Pet sitting
• In-home or overnight pet sitting
• Customizable services
If you have been thinking about buying your first home or haven’t owned one in the last three years, THIS IS FOR YOU!
In the DMV area, it can be difficult to save the downpayment necessary for you to get into your own home. We have a solution. The Funder’s Summit!
We have assembled a summit with different municipalities to tell you how to access their funds for your home purchase.
We invite you to join us at STEAMOLOGY’s annual FREE STEM Fest for elementary and middle school students, taking place on Saturday, October 14th at South County High School, 8501 Silverbrook Rd, Lorton, VA 22079.
STEM Fest is an exciting