Monday Morning Rundown

Lake Anne Boat

Behind The Art  — Meet Matthew Duffy, the sculptor who created “Mutual Understanding, Mutual Respect,” the new public art outside the North County Government Center in Reston. [Fairfax Times]

Voting Rights For 200K+ — More than 200,000 convicted felons had voting rights restored when Virginia Gov. Terry McAullife signed an executive order late Friday. This adds 3.8 percent more potential voters, a large percentage of them in Fairfax County, for the 2016 Presidential election. [Richmond Times Dispatch]

Biking Season, Biking Safety — Save the date for a kids Bicycle Safety Rodeo Saturday at the YMCA Reston from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. [Reston Now]

Madewell Opening Party Tomorrow — Stop by the new Madewell store at 11928 Market St. for a grand opening party from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. [Reston Now]

Recent Stories

Owners of six Woofie’s franchises in Northern Virginia are hosting a “Paws in the Park” pet adoption event tomorrow (Saturday) at Wolf Trap National Park. Participating Woofie’s include Reston/Herndon, Ashburn-Leesburg,…

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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