Wednesday Morning Rundown

Fountain Square at Christmas

Raise For Supervisors? — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted 8-2 on Tuesday to look into raising Supervisor salaries. Supervisors currently are paid $75,000 a year, but the county is facing $178 million budget shortfall. Springfield Supervisor Pat Herrity (R) said: “The Board of Supervisors showed again that they are completely out of touch with the residents of Fairfax County.”

“Frozen” World at Fair Oaks Mall — Are your kids obsessed with Elsa and all things Frozen? Then head to Fair Oaks Mall this holiday season to visit the Frozen Ice Palace Experience. This interactive display features all the cast members, as well as a 30-foot ice palace and a visit with Santa. [Fair Oaks Mall]

Gifts From The HeART — Mark your calendars for The Holiday Gift Shopping Event at Gifts from the HeART on Saturday. Reston Community Center at Lake Anne will turn into a festive marketplace of food and gifts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Works of handmade art in many mediums will be for sale.  Participating artists donate 10 percent of their proceeds from sales during the Holiday Gift Shopping Event to Cornerstones. [Reston Community Center]

Fairfax Real Estate Lagging — A George Mason University study says Fairfax County real estate values have not fully recovered from the recession. [Washington Post]

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