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A crossing is pictured at Boro Place in Tysons (staff photo by Angela Woolsey).

Teens in Custody After Watergun Incident in McLean — Teens seen on a roof on the 1400 block of Chain Bridge Road were taken into custody last night. A water gun was recovered at the scene. [Fairfax County Police Department]

Fairfax Startup Selected by Google for Accelerator — “Aravenda, a Fairfax e-commerce software company targeting consignment shops and resellers, has landed a spot in the latest women’s founders cohort of the Google for Startups Accelerator.” [Washington Business Journal]

Crews Tackle Sink Hole and Water Main Break in Annandale — A water main break and sink hole left Annandale Road Bryce and Poplar Road closed due to ongoing repairs. [FCPD]

Native American Festival Coming Soon to Great Falls on Sept. 16 — “The Native American Festival brings together tribal members from throughout the Commonwealth. Discover the history and long-standing tradition with the Rappahannock Native American Dancers and Drum group.” [Fairfax County Government]

Work on New Playground in Springfield Begins — “The Fairfax County Park Authority is set to begin work on the installation of a new playground at Lake Accotink Park, with construction activities slated to begin on or about Tuesday, Sept. 5, weather permitting.” [Fairfax County Government]

George Mason University Ranked High for LGBTQ+ Students — “George Mason University is one of only 30 institutions nationwide, and the only one in Virginia, to be awarded a 2023 “best of the best” ranking in Campus Pride’s recently released survey.” [George Mason University]

It’s Friday — The weather forecast for Friday will be sunny with a high temperature near 80°F. A north wind around 7 mph will shift to the east during the afternoon. The night will be clear, with a low temperature around 59°F and a southeast wind ranging from 3 to 5 mph. [Weather.gov]