Friday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center Skating Rink/Credit: RTC

So Long For Now, Skating Rink — Meant to get to the outdoor ice rink at Reston Town Center all winter? Better move on it this weekend. The rink closes for the season after the skating sessions on Sunday, March 9.

Virginia Is (Not For Bike) Lovers — Politics, traffic and rural road issues have all had a part in the slow movement of Virginia bike laws. [Washington Post]

Parents Start “Keep Paul VI In Fairfax” Movement — Parents have mobilized in protest over the potential plans for Paul VI Catholic High School to move to Loudoun. More than 250 have signed a change.org petition in the last four weeks. The school announced in December it is eyeing the move in order to build a newer and bigger school. [Fairfax Times]

Library Board Welcomes New Member — Michael S. Donovan has been appointed to a three-year term on the Fairfax County Public Library Board of Trustees by Braddock District Supervisor John C. Cook. He fills the position recently occupied by David C. F. Ray. [Fairfax County]

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