Most-read Fairfax County stories of the week: Oct. 3-7

Flagger ahead sign on Cedar Lane in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey)

The weekend is almost here. Before you consider whether your neighborhood school should have a speed camera or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County.

Here are the 10 most-read stories on FFXnow this week:

  1. Three dead after vehicle crashes in Tysons and Fort Belvoir, FCPD says
  2. FCPD to review viral traffic stop of mother on Richmond Highway
  3. Fairfax County proposes compelling developers to replace lost affordable housing
  4. Virginia’s limits on local authority are becoming “more intrusive” for Fairfax County, board chair says
  5. Fairfax County must pay MWAA another $40M for Silver Line Phase II
  6. New Route 7 travel lane opens earlier than expected in Reston
  7. County plans to get more HOAs on board with electric vehicle chargers, starting in Reston
  8. I-495 widening will require removal of cell tower in McLean, potentially affecting service
  9. Police: Vienna resident assaulted after confronting men leaving his apartment
  10. Shooter fires gun into car in Mount Vernon, killing man, police say

Ideas for potential stories can be sent to [email protected] or submitted as an anonymous tip. Photos of scenes from around the county are welcome too, with credit always given to the photographer.

Feel free to discuss these topics, your weekend plans, or anything else that’s happening locally in the comments below. Have a great weekend, Fairfax County!

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