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“We’re All Neighbors” mural seen at Idylwood Plaza (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Search for Suspect in Fatal Mount Vernon Shooting Continues — “Officers conducted a manhunt the afternoon of Nov. 3 for a wanted person reported to be in the basement of a home in the 8700 block of Millbrook Place…A subsequent Tweet from FCPD identified the man as Kyjuan Omar Braxton Trott and said the suspect was not found in the home that was searched.” [On the MoVe]

County Finishes Processing Flood of Voter Registrations — “Thanks to 15-plus hour days by our elections staff, we’ve processed the 11,000 voter registration applications from this summer that the state delayed sending us until Monday. Notices are in the mail!” [Office of Elections/Twitter]

Emails to Governor’s School “Tip Line” Shared — “Youngkin created a national uproar just days into his administration when he launched the tip line, urging parents to report schools teaching ‘inherently divisive concepts’…One Fairfax County parent copied Youngkin on an email to local school administrators complaining about a free online tutoring program offered by the district.” [Axios D.C., NBC4]

Police Investigate Batch of Centreville Shootings — “Detectives from our Major Crimes Bureau are currently investigating a series of overnight shootings in Centreville. The six incidents below are believed to be related. Fortunately, no injuries have been reported as a result of these shootings, despite two homes and one vehicle being struck.” [FCPD]

New Reston Steakhouse Impresses Critic — “Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse at Reston Metro Plaza, which opened November 2, indulgently caters to guests’ every whim…Save your pennies to dine here, but expect a bucket-list experience that delivers an elegant setting with masterful dining.” [Northern Virginia Magazine]

McLean Office Building Adds New Tenants — “McLean Plaza, the office complex at 6862 Elm St. in McLean, has a host of new tenants, bringing it up to 95% occupancy, according to information from Newmark.” The new leases encompass 19,817 square feet of space and include Long and Foster Real Estate, a mental health counseling practice, and financial companies. [Washington Business Journal]

Junction Bistro and Bar Opens in Merrifield — “NOW OPEN! @junctionbakery is an American bistro featuring an eclectic lunch and dinner menu as well as craft cocktails. Located in between @districtdumplings & @urbanomosaic!” [Mosaic District/Twitter]

Cows Will “Race” at Frying Pan Park Today — “Get set, get ready and root for your favorite cow when Frying Pan Farm Park hosts its third NASCOW Race on Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. That’s right. This Friday, the fun returns with a chance to virtually support your favorite bovine and help provide financial support for the care of all animals on the farm.” [Fairfax County Park Authority]

Taxi Fuel Surcharge Up for Public Hearing — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m. on Dec. 6 to determine whether to authorize a new emergency surcharge for taxi rides of $1 per trip to mitigate rising fuel prices. The board has approved surcharges twice this year, first in April and again in June. If passed again, the fee would be in effect from Dec. 30 through June 30. [Sun Gazette]

It’s Friday — Partly cloudy throughout the day. High of 69 and low of 50. Sunrise at 7:40 am and sunset at 6:06 pm. [Weather.gov]

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The Wonder of the Season

The Reston Chorale presents The Wonder of the Season, featuring Jody Marshall on hammered dulcimer. It’s a musical holiday treat for the entire family! Two performances at 4 and 7:30 pm, Reston Community Center/Hunters Woods, 2310 Colts Neck Road. A

Reston Sings! G.F. Handel’s MESSIAH Sing-along

Join the chorus this holiday season with The Reston Chorale’s annual MESSIAH Sing-Along, 7:30 pm at St. John Neumann Catholic Church (Chapel), 11900 Lawyers Road, Reston, VA. Featuring Guest Soloists Grace Srinivasen, soprano; Melissa Cregger, mezzo soprano; Joseph Regan, tenor,

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