Morning Notes

Lake Newport Pool/Credit: Mike Collins

Death In Great Falls — Fairfax County Police are investigating a death in Great Falls that happened Thursday. Though initially reported as a suicide, police are continuing investigating the death of the 50-year-old woman until they receive the medical examiner’s final report. [Fairfax County Police]

Nearby: Herndon’s “Butterfly Pledge” — Herndon Mayor Lisa Merkel signed the National Wildlife Federation’s “Mayor’s Monarch Butterfly Pledge” last week at Runnymede Park, where a monarch butterfly waystation was planted by the Friends of Runnymede Park. [Patch]

Sprint Triathlon Needs Volunteers — Many volunteers are still needed for Sunday’s Reston Sprint Triathlon. [SignUp Genius]

JBG To Merge With New York Company — Developer The JBG Companies, which has several projects in Reston (Reston Heights, RTC West, VY at Reston Heights, as well as several pending applications), will merge with New York REIT Inc. It is unclear how the merger will affect local projects. [Washington Business Journal]

Photo: Opening Day at Lake Newport Pool/Credit: Mike Collins

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