Friday Morning Notes

Why the Lorton Teen Charged with the Murder of a Reston Couple is Being Charged as a Juvenile — “A 17-year-old has been accused of murdering the parents of his girlfriend. So why isn’t he being tried as an adult?” Dan Taylor of the Reston Patch explores the issue. The unidentified teen was transferred from the hospital to a local detention center last week. [Patch]

County Hosts Community Meeting on Plan to Manage Hunter Mill Road Traffic — Hunter Mill District Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and the Fairfax County Dept. of Transportation will present long awaited plans to manage traffic on Sunset Hill Road at the intersection with Hunter Mill Road and Crowell Road. The meeting is set for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Sunrise Valley Elementary School (10824 Cross School Road).  [Fairfax County Government]

Tower Cos. Rethinks Dulles East — Land once zoned for an office park in the 1980s could be slated for a major transformation. Tower Companies is planning to bring a mix of apartments, retail, amenities and offices about a mile from the future Innovation Center Metro in Loudoun County. [Washington Business Journal]

Hunter Mill District Land Use Committee Needs Members — The committee meets monthly to review land use cases in the district and make recommendations to Hunter Mill District Supervisor Cathy Hudgins. For more information or to apply, call Goldie Harrison at 703-478-0283. [Fairfax County Government]

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The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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