Morning Notes

Vehicles pass Wiehle-Reston East Metro station on the Dulles Toll Road (staff photo by Angela Woolsey).

County School Board Candidate Sends Controversial Mailer — “School board candidate Harry Jackson is pictured on the front of a postcard sent to voters in Fairfax County. On the flip side are illustrations of sex acts depicted in some of the books he wants FCPS to remove from schools. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports,” [NBC 4]

Man Injured in Fairfax County Crash — “Several exit ramps from Interstate 66 in Greenbriar were closed temporarily after a crash Tuesday morning, according to Fairfax County police.” [WJLA]

Affordable Housing to Accept Waitlist Applications in Fairfax County — “Individuals interested in applying to affordable housing waitlists will have the opportunity to do so on September 11, 2023 for select properties in the county.” [Fairfax County Government]

Native American Festival Comes to Riverbend Park — “Immerse yourself in the Virginia Native American Festival on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Riverbend Park. The Native American Festival brings together tribal members from throughout the Commonwealth.” [Fairfax County Government]

It’s Wednesday — The weather forecast predicts a sunny and hot day, reaching temperatures near 100°F with a northwest wind at approximately 6 mph. During Wednesday night, expect partly cloudy skies with lows around 75°F. The southeast wind at around 5 mph will eventually become light and variable. []

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