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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Morning Notes

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