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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]

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Vienna bookstore Bards Alley is participating in the town’s holiday decorating contest (photo by Amy Woolsey) I-66 HOV Change Starts Today — “The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reminds travelers…

The Barton Hill Recreation Area in Reston is slated for upgrades (via Google Maps) Upgraded lighting is no longer a component of upgrades to the Barton Hill tennis courts in…

Fairfax County Public Schools Fairfax County Public Schools could require parental notifications for class materials deemed sexually explicit, but in a deviation from the state, the proposed policy directly addresses…

A public art piece inspired by the connectivity and energy of atoms has been erected in Reston Town Center’s Hyatt Park. Called “Vidustria,” the installation is drawn from the word…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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