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Sheep from Lambmowers graze in Fairfax (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you crank up the air-conditioning, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Multiple people stabbed near county human services building in Reston
  2. JUST IN: Two hospitalized by Route 28 crash in Chantilly
  3. After much debate, Vienna settles on new outdoor dining rules
  4. Herndon carnival set for June in lieu of annual festival
  5. Reston firefighters help deliver baby at station
  6. Comstock’s plans for ‘Commerce Center’ near Wiehle-Reston East revealed
  7. JUST IN: Child with measles may have exposed people at Inova Fairfax Hospital
  8. UPDATED: Two people killed in crash on Capital Beltway in Tysons
  9. FCPD investigates apparent murder-suicide in Kings Park West
  10. Greek restaurant Knossos coming soon to Elden Street from Leesburg

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Herndon High School students protest in support of abortion access (staff photo by David Taube)

The weekend is almost here. Before you hop on a bicycle and hit the nearest trail, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Reported armed robbery in Tysons leads to I-495 police pursuit
  2. Fairfax County resident wins big on ‘Wheel of Fortune’
  3. Fairfax County board chair rejects Youngkin’s advice for Supreme Court justice protests
  4. Reston Town Center renovations force cancellation of concert series
  5. Big Buns will start serving up burgers in Vienna next week
  6. JUST IN: Driver dies after car crashes, catches fire on I-95 in Springfield
  7. Herndon hopes for ‘unique’ entrance with planned promenade from Metro station
  8. Fairfax County revives effort to look at ‘panhandling’ issues, but leaders disagree on approach
  9. Plan for new residential buildings at The Boro tweaked to improve bridge design, accessibility
  10. Private school in Vienna seeks to add more students, new facilities

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Bow Tie Cinemas has closed at Reston Town Center (staff photo by Fatimah Waseem)

The weekend is almost here. Before you grab some Mother’s Day chocolate or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Long-standing Fairfax County family car wash business sells locations
  2. Silver Line extension opening date, cause of heat issue remain elusive
  3. Fairfax County has seen 11 rabies cases this year, none among foxes
  4. Amazon grants $55M to Tysons all-affordable housing project
  5. Bow Tie Cinemas shutters in Reston, putting popular senior movie days on hold
  6. New chicken spot to open in Pan Am Shopping Center
  7. Women’s clothing store Chico’s closes in Reston Town Center
  8. Yu Noodles shop opens in the Town of Herndon
  9. Big Buns to open on Elden Street in the Town of Herndon this year
  10. Fairfax County now averaging over 300 Covid cases a day

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Tennis courts at Lewinsville Park in McLean (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you saddle up for Frying Pan Farm Park’s inaugural horse expo or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. JUST IN: Fairfax County firefighter dies from work-related cancer
  2. Rotating car station coming to Boston Properties’ Reston Town Center expansion
  3. Crews to raze office building, clearing way for more housing near Wiehle-Reston East
  4. ‘Dirty soda’ shop coming to Vienna in May, bringing sweet refreshments
  5. Springfield man dies after three-vehicle crash, the fifth pedestrian killed this year
  6. JUST IN: Teen charged in fatal crash on Georgetown Pike was speeding, police say
  7. County board to reduce real estate tax rate, though bills will still go up
  8. Here’s the new plan to redevelop the Commons of McLean apartments
  9. Covid cases in Fairfax County rise to mid-February levels
  10. Lidl readies for summer opening in McLean, with more stores coming

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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A wall Scrabble board at Google’s Reston offices (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you start working on an elaborate drag costume or head to bed for some much-needed sleep after avoiding those pranksters, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Google announces $300M investment in Virginia from Reston office
  2. Two Tysons-based companies ranked among top 10 places to work in U.S.
  3. JUST IN: Stakeout leads to arrest in overnight burglaries at Northpoint Village Shopping Center
  4. Rise in cut-through traffic becomes dicey issue for Town of Herndon
  5. Key Route 7 intersection to open this spring, as road widening continues
  6. Person rescued from fire at 122-year-old Vienna home on Saturday
  7. Fairfax County School Board chooses new superintendent, despite protests
  8. Crews to raze office building, clearing way for more housing near Wiehle-Reston East
  9. Herndon HS cracks down on ‘all-time high’ student cell phone use
  10. ‘Take a Break’ summer concert series moves to Reston Station

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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A shopper looks at produce in Fairfax City’s Amazon Fresh (staff photo by David Taube)

The weekend is almost here. Before you get distracted by panda videos or head to bed for some much-needed sleep after avoiding those pranksters, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Here’s a ‘LOOK’ at what’s replacing Bow Tie Cinemas in Reston
  2. Herndon HS cracks down on ‘all-time high’ student cell phone use
  3. Reston residents push back against proposed redevelopment of Fannie Mae property
  4. Report: One of two finalists for FCPS superintendent withdraws candidacy
  5. Reston Town Center shares preview of planned updates to public spaces
  6. Construction is underway to expand The Boro in Tysons
  7. Amazon Fresh opens in Fairfax, with more stores coming to the region
  8. Plan to convert Reston police station parking into affordable housing moves forward
  9. Fairfax County’s COVID-19 caseload has doubled since late March
  10. County residents call for property taxes to be lowered with new budget

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Tysons Mobil gas station was damaged by a storm last week (staff photo by David Taube)

The weekend is almost here. Before you romp over to the nearest playground or head to bed for some much-needed sleep after avoiding those pranksters, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. BREAKING: Bow Tie Cinemas to leave Reston Town Center
  2. BREAKING: Possible tornado touchdown in Tysons after warnings issued for Fairfax County
  3. Overhaul could add housing, relocate Michaels at Merrifield strip mall
  4. Construction on Reston JW Marriott, Virginia’s first, delayed
  5. Reston Town Center shares preview of planned updates to public spaces
  6. UPDATED: Driver charged with DWI after Route 7 crash that hospitalized four
  7. BREAKING: National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down in Tysons
  8. NEW: Mars, Inc. plans to expand headquarters in McLean
  9. DEVELOPING: Police advise avoiding area after bank robbed in Reston
  10. Celebrate Fairfax will split annual festival into smaller events across county

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Capital One Center (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

The weekend is almost here. Before you make one final April Fool’s Day joke or head to bed for some much-needed sleep after avoiding those pranksters, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Fairfax County approves fines for running bamboo, starting next year
  2. FCPS set to require recess in all middle schools for the first time
  3. DEVELOPING: Police advise avoiding area after bank robbed in Reston
  4. JUST IN: Fairfax County jail inmate dies
  5. BREAKING: Possible tornado touchdown in Tysons after warnings issued for Fairfax County
  6. Outdoor theater to spring to life in Reston Town Center
  7. UPDATED: Man who died in jail was masseuse charged with sexual battery, FCPD says
  8. Herndon man charged with fraud and embezzlement in Loudoun
  9. Capital One Center food trucks and mini golf to open this spring
  10. Annual resignations spike nearly 62% for Fairfax County government jobs

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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Cherry blossoms in Herndon (staff photo by Jay Westcott)

The weekend is almost here. Before you finalize predictions for your Oscars pool or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Fairfax County approves fines for running bamboo, starting next year
  2. Private trash hauler reduces pickups across Fairfax County
  3. Reston-based taco spot expands to Chantilly
  4. More homes could replace Reston office buildings on Sunset Hills Road
  5. After alleged stabbings, Reston woman shot and killed by Loudoun County sheriff’s deputy
  6. Vienna Police: School bus driver reports tailgating, assault by teens
  7. Report: Reston Town Center pavilion, fountain to get major upgrades
  8. Fast casual Indian restaurant coming to Mosaic District
  9. FCPS expands ban on restraints, set to fully end student seclusions
  10. Police seek help identifying persons of interest in Herndon assault

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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The dessert shop Mochinut coming to Reston was among this week’s most-read stories (staff photo by Fatimah Waseem)

The weekend is almost here. Before you step outside to take in the cherry blossoms or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Carnival to replace annual Herndon Festival this year
  2. Woman dies after McLean crash on Georgetown Pike
  3. Covid transmission returns to mid-November levels in Fairfax County
  4. Major D.C. area construction firm to expand with Tysons office
  5. County staff take issue with planned townhouses at former Fannie Mae campus
  6. Proposed redesign for McLean Giant shopping center under review
  7. Proposal to turn Herndon Residence Inn into housing advances
  8. Mochi doughnut shop to open in Reston’s North Point Village Center
  9. Subway in North Point Village Center in Reston appears to have closed
  10. Police arrest suspect in Vienna Park apartment shooting

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to news@ffxnow.com or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend Fairfax County!

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