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Capital One Center in Tysons (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

Narcan Distributed at FCPS Opioid Town Hall — “At Woodson High School on Monday night, health officials, educators, and police addressed the issue at a town hall…Additionally, families were trained in how to use Narcan, and then dozens lined up outside the town hall to receive their own doses.” [DC News Now]

New Plan to Reduce Helicopter Noise Announced — “Helicopters will fly at higher altitudes and flight paths over Northern Virginia will soon be altered to reduce helicopter noise, US Representative Don Beyer announced Tuesday alongside representatives from the federal government, the aeronautics industry, and elected officials from Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, and Fairfax.” [Washingtonian]

Special Grand Jury Sought for Tysons Police Shooting — “Carl Crews, an attorney for the family of Timothy McCree Johnson, said he was informed Tuesday by Fairfax County Commonwealth’s Attorney Steve Descano that a judge had approved the prosecutor’s request to empanel the special grand jury.” Last week, a grand jury declined to indict the officer who allegedly fired the shots that killed Johnson. [Associated Press/WTOP]

School Zone Speed Cameras Now Issuing Citations — “On April 10th the County started issuing citations to drivers going 10mph and over the limit in the selected areas. Prior to this, drivers violating the speed limit in these locations only received a warning. Over 1200 warnings were issued between February and April 10th.” [Jeff McKay newsletter]

FCPD Welcomes Most Rookies in a Decade — “This week, Chief Kevin Davis welcomed 56 candidates starting their first day at the FCPD Academy. Session 84 is the largest academy class in almost 10 years and one of the most diverse classes ever.” The department is working with George Mason University on a long-term study to understand how officers adapt over their careers. [FCPD]

Del. Seibold Reflects on First Legislative Session — “Del. Holly Seibold (D-Oakton-Vienna) accumulated a pretty good batting average in her rookie season, at least when it comes to getting bills enacted into law.” The General Assembly unanimously passed and Gov. Glenn Youngkin signed two of her five submitted bills — one letting courts appoint an interpreter for speech-impaired and deaf individuals and another dealing with the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities. [Gazette Leader]

Reston Cybersecurity Company Acquired — “Just about eight months after the Baltimore-based ZeroFox went public on the Nasdaq with a valuation of over $1 billion, the cloud-based security and analytics product suite provider has announced its acquisition of LookingGlass Cyber Solutions in a deal comprising 9.4 million shares of stock, convertible debt and cash.” [Technical.ly]

Vienna Farmers Market to Return Next Week — “The Vienna Optimists’ Farmers Market will make its springtime return to the Vienna Community Center on Saturday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to noon. Now in its 16th season, the market…will feature about two dozen local vendors, accompanied by lively music from local performers.” [Gazette Leader]

It’s Wednesday — Light rain. Increasing cloudiness. Mild. High of 66 and low of 43. Sunrise at 6:17 am and sunset at 7:55 pm. [Weather.gov]

Recent Stories

Good Thursday 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 look at the most and least expensive townhouses sold in Fairfax County last month, March 2024.

Taim Mediterranean Kitchen in Reston has permanently closed just four months after its opening. The New York-based chain, known for its falafel, initially held a grand opening at 11692 Plaza…

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors is asking the county’s General Assembly delegation to oppose Gov. Glenn Youngkin’s proposed funding cuts to Metro in the state’s budget. During a board…

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Ravel Dance Company presents The Sleeping Beauty at Capital One…

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