Thursday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne at night/Credit: Charlotte Geary

Felons’ Voting Rights Restored — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe restored the voting rights of 2,500 felons on Wednesday. After previous Gov. Bob McDonnell began the process, McAuliffe in April made the process more transparent by reducing the waiting period for offenders with more serious offenses to have their rights automatically restored. [Richmond Times-Dispatch]

South Reston A No-Fly Zone? — Big portions below the Dulles Toll Road are off-limits to drones. [Restonian]

Sailing the Seas In Reston — Lake Fairfax was invaded by pirates last weekend. [Reston Connection]

Landfill’s Future — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted on Tuesday not to extend the life of the Lorton landfill and the 250-acre operation will close in 2018. Here are answers to some residents’ questions. [Washington Post]

Photo: Lake Anne at Night/Credit: Charlotte Geary

Recent Stories

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Reston Vietnam vet discovers his old helicopter at Smithsonian…

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open…

A solar energy-powered lamp post (via Sandra Parra/Unsplash) Fairfax County has committed to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050, and now, it has a plan to achieve that goal. The Fairfax County…

A furnished 1 BD/1 BA condo was recently listed for rent. The renovated unit comes with assigned garage parking.

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