Thursday Morning Notes

Paddleboarding on Lake Thoreau

Farming Firefighters — The personnel at Fairfax County’s Fire Rescue Station 39 (North Point) has a healthy way to keep busy between calls. The firefighters have a vegetable garden, where they have been growing prduce for about five years. [Fairfax County]

Car Thefts On The Rise — Fairfax County saw an increase in car thefts from 2014 to 2015, says AAA Mid-Atlantic. Summer is peak car break-in/theft time.  [WTOP]

Absentee Balloting Open — Will you be away on Election Day (Nov. 8)? Actually, there are 19 valid reasons to get an absentee ballot. Check them out if you plan to vote absentee. [Fairfax County]

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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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