Thursday Morning Rundown

Splashing in Lake Anne fountain

Speed Survey — Fairfax County Police want to know how you feel about or whether you see people speeding through your neighborhood. [Fairfax County Police]

Reston Biz Says ‘Happy Birthday, Wizard of Oz’ — ArtInsights Animation & Film Art Gallery is teaming up with Habitat for Humanity of Northern Virginia for “There’s No Place Like Home,” an exhibit and sale of official art from The Wizard of Oz.  In honor of the Hollywood premiere of The Wizard of Oz on Aug. 15, 1939, all are invited to an open house from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 15, and to an event featuring official Warner Bros. artist Andrea Alvin on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 5 p.m. to 9p.m. at ArtInsights, 11921 Freedom Dr. at Reston Town Center.

Reston 2020 Wants Longer Phase II Process — The Reston citizens advocacy group tells Supervisor Cathy Hudgins that additional meetings should happen this fall so everyone can better understand the Phase II project, which will look at the future of Reston’s neighborhoods and Village Centers. [Reston 2020]

FCPS To Raise Food Prices — For the first time since 2009, FCPS is raising the price of its breakfast and lunch meals.  In elementary schools, breakfast will cost $1.75 and lunch will cost $2.90 (up from $1.50 and $2.65, respectively). In middle and high schools, breakfast will cost $1.75 and lunch will cost $3.00 (up from $1.50 and $2.75, respectively). The cost of milk and soy milk will not change, nor will the costs for students who are eligible for free and reduced price meals.

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