Thursday Morning Notes

Morning Notes - Winter

Aviation Company Releases Aerial Footage of Reston — Vienna-based helicopter flight company Bussmann Aviation has put out an aerial video of Reston, apparently using a GoPro camera strapped to a drone. [Reston Patch]

Access to 911 Temporarily Blocked for Fairfax County Sprint Customers — Fairfax County Sprint cellphone users were unable to call 911 for several hours yesterday due to technical problems, though texts to the phone number still were working. [Fairfax County]

RA Fiscal Committee to Meet Monday — Reston Association’s Fiscal Committee will meet on Monday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at RA Headquarters (120001 Sunrise Valley Drive). The Fiscal Committee is tasked with reviewing many of the RA’s financial matters, including member assessments, investments and insurance policies, and participates in meetings regarding preparation of the annual budget. The meeting is open to the public. [Reston Association]

Governor Announces Funding for Treatments for Mental Health Issues, Substance Abuse — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Wednesday announced an increase to next year’s state budget to invest more than $30 million in treatments for mental and behavior health issues and combat substance abuse, including opioid addiction. McAuliffe said it is important to learn to treat problems, rather than just respond to crises. []


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