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Restaurant Group: No Fairfax Meals Tax — The Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington wants Fairfax County leaders to reject a proposed 4 percent meals tax. The group has collected more than 550 signatures on a petition protesting the tax. County officials have proposed the tax, which would add millions to the county’s coffers. [Washington Business Journal]

Simulated Silver Line Service Setup The Washington Post takes a look at what the week of simulated Silver Line service just prior to the rail line’s opening, will mean for Blue and Orange line riders. [Washington Post]

What’s The Weather? — New Fairfax County Alert system can give you customized weather alerts. [Fairfax County]

Now Open: Applications For Reston Multicultural Festival Vendors — Reston’s annual Multicultural Festival, to be held this year on Sept. 27, is seeking arts and entertainment performers and vendors for the event. [Reston Community Center]

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