Monday Morning Rundown

Reston trafficTraffic Woes Will Continue Despite Influx of Money — Fairfax County is set to receive more than $1.2 billion to alleviate traffic issues over the next six years. However, with so many more cars clogging the roads, that will only fix about half the problems, officials say [Washington Post]

Help Syrian Refugees — Members of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors are offering their offices as drop-off points for a blanket drive for Syrian refugees in Turkey. They are hoping to fill a shipping container that will be delivered to a local relief agency overseas.

Blankets should be new or gently used. Donations should be made by Dec. 7. Nearest drop off location: Office of Chairman Sharon Bulova, Fairfax County Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, Suite 530, Fairfax, VA 22035. [Fairfax County Government]

Virginia Unemployment Still Low — October unemployment in Virginia held steady at 5.6 percent, but the state also shed jobs. [Washington Business Journal]

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St. James Performance Club Coming Soon — The Springfield complex is opening a second location in Reston Town Center this spring. Vim & Vector, a snack bar that serves smoothies…

Police said today (Wednesday) a man in prison in Wise County, Virginia, has confessed to two more murders. Fairfax County Police Department said Charles W. Helem, 52, confessed to the…

The Fairfax County School Board is looking at adding more holidays, including Diwali and Yom Kippur, to a proposed calendar for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The board reviewed a…

Updated at 1:50 p.m. — A Winter Weather Advisory for Fairfax County, with the National Weather Service predicting up to 2 inches of snow from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow….


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