Tuesday Morning Notes

by Karen Goff October 4, 2016 at 9:00 am 8 Comments

Construction in Reston

Reston Recycling Center Closing — The Fairfax County recycling center at the Reston Park & Ride at 2531 Reston Parkway will close on Nov. 1. The county says it is shutting that center, as well as one in Annandale, because it is a target for illegal dumping of old furniture, appliances, and other discarded items. [Fairfax County]

FCPS’ Graduation Rate — Graduation rates released by the Virginia Department of Education show that 92.3 percent of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students from the class of 2016 graduated on time, a rate that exceeds the state average of 91.3 percent. A total of 8,722 FCPS students, or 61.9 percent, obtained an advanced studies diploma in 2016, compared to the state average of 51.7 percent. [FCPS]

Food Truck Thursday This Week — Food Truck Thursday returns for its monthly gathering at Reston Town Square Park at Reston Town Center on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A variety of food trucks will be on site. Cash and credit cards accepted.

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