Reston and Sequestration – If the federal government has to undergo automative budget cuts, there will be large effects on Fairfax County said Board of Supervisors Chair Sharon Bulova. [Washington Business Journal]
FCPS Sets Free and Reduced Meal Policy- Fairfax County Public Schools announced its free and reduced meal policy last Friday, Sept. 18. Families can apply for free and reduced meals through applications sent home with students. FCPS will determine eligibility based on household income and size. [FCPS]
Virginia Unemployment Rate Decreases- The Virginia unemployment rate decreased for the second month in a row. The rate in August was 4.5 percent, 0.3 percent lower than in July. [Office of the Governor]
The widening of Elden Street from four to six lanes — a roughly $40.6 million project — is expected to begin in late 2022. The Virginia Department of Transportation plans…
A local mental health practice is on the move. Dr. Goldberg & Associates plans to open move into a larger location by Nov. 1, a business representative tells Reston Now….
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A Food Lion in Herndon (via Google Maps) Fairfax County’s new plastic bag tax, set to take effect on Jan. 1, drew both support and opposition from the supermarket industry….