Morning Notes

Chess at Reston Town Center

Lake Anne Boat Rentals Begin Today — It’s the season for kayaks, canoes and rowboats. You can rent those boats by the hour at Lake Anne Plaza Thursdays through Sundays until Labor Day. Tickets can be purchased at the Reston Used Book Shop for $8/hour.

SLHS Falls in Lacrosse Regionals — South Lakes boys lacrosse’s winning streak ended at 14 in a row on Wednesday. The Seahawks lost to Woodson 13-7 in a Virginia 6A Northern Regional Semifinal game at home. The Seahawks will still play in the state tournament beginning next week.

Memorial Day Traffic to Peak Thursday — Heading out of town for Memorial Day? Try to avoid driving Thursday afternoon or evening, which is expected to have the worst traffic of the holiday period. A better time to leave is between 8 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Friday. [Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments]

FCPS On Transgender Protections — The Obama Administration earlier this month put into effect new guidelines that say students must be able to use the restroom that matches their gender identity. Here’s a look at where the Fairfax County Public Schools board, which put protections in place in 2015, is on the issue. [Connection]

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Police said today (Wednesday) a man in prison in Wise County, Virginia, has confessed to two more murders. Fairfax County Police Department said Charles W. Helem, 52, confessed to the…

The Fairfax County School Board is looking at adding more holidays, including Diwali and Yom Kippur, to a proposed calendar for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. The board reviewed a…

Updated at 1:50 p.m. — A Winter Weather Advisory for Fairfax County, with the National Weather Service predicting up to 2 inches of snow from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. tomorrow….


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