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Changing Face Of Fairfax County — The demographics of the county are changing at a rapid pace. One known as a predominantly white, middle-class school system, FCPS has fast-growing numbers of poor students and children of immigrants for whom English is a second language. A look at the Class of 2026, which just finished kindergarten, and what challenges the school system faces. [Washington Post]

Metro Ready For July 4 — Heading down to the Mall on July 4? Metro has changes to the schedule to accommodate holiday crowds on Friday. [Metro]

Safety Drill On Silver Line — Metro teamed with public safety officials on Sunday for an emergency drill on the overhead tracks near Silver Line’s Spring Hill Station on Sunday. The Silver Line opens on July 26, and officials want to be prepared for all scenarios. [WTOP]

Recent Stories

Apollo, a labrador mix up for adoption from Pet Connect Rescue (courtesy Woofie’s) Owners of six Woofie’s franchises in Northern Virginia are hosting a “Paws in the Park” pet adoption…

A Fairfax Connector bus to Tysons (staff photo by James Jarvis) The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has the green light to apply for a federal grant to replace…

Morning Notes

The splash pad at the Mosaic District in Merrifield has been turned on (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Congress Approves More National Airport Flights — “More long-haul flights are coming…

Fairfax County’s annual Summer Entertainment Series will kick off on June 1 (via Fairfax County Park Authority/Twitter) The Fairfax County Park Authority has composed a slate of summer shows, including…

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