Decreasing the chances of opioid addiction — The director of neurosurgery trauma at Reston Hospital Center is using a new technique to reduce the chances of opioid addiction following major surgery.
Nearby: Amazon HQ2 decision coming close — “New York City and Northern Virginia will be the homes for Amazon’s second and third headquarters, according to people familiar with the matter, ending a more than yearlong public contest that started with 238 candidates and ended with a surprise split of its so-called HQ2.” [Wall Street Journal]
An honorable retirement — Old Glory can sometimes get old, tattered and torn. If you need to dispose of an American flag, there are several available locations in the county to do so, including the Reston District Station, the lobby of the government center in Fairfax and the I-66 and I-95 transfer stations. [Fairfax County Government]
The report card is in for Comstock — Comstock Holding Companies reported total revenue of $14.9 million, as compared to $13.8 million around this time last year. [Global Newswire]
Updates about the Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department — The annual report for the department, which offers an overview into programs, services, and progress, is out. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department]
Photo by Gail Crockett
Mother protests sexual content of book at Fairfax County School Board meeting (via FCPS/YouTube) Fairfax County Public Schools has pulled two books from its shelves after a local mom complained…
Fairfax County Public School students get onto a bus (via FCPS) Over a month into the current school year, Fairfax County Public Schools is grappling with two key issues: how…
Experienced memory care professionals will lead small-group activities for older adults experiencing mild cognitive impairment or early-stage dementia.
Lightning (via Breno Machado/Unsplash) A transformer blowing out? A meteor? Or just really loud thunder? A big boom was reported across a wide swath of Fairfax County from Reston and…