The Braddock Beacon, August 2011

Fairfax County's Independent Living Project: Helping You Live in the Home You Love
Working together with Fairfax County’s Independent Living Project, Supervisor Cook will be hosting a free six week program of education, yoga and home safety information for older adults. This section also includes the following articles:

                Senior Recreation Opportunities
                Seniors: Get Engaged, Give Back to Your Community!

New Public Safety Headquarters to be Built
After spending years in a building with leaking pipes, broken air condition and asbestos, the County’s police officers and firefighters will get a new headquarters. The new HQ, which will replace the 44-year old Massey Building, will rise up next to the Herrity Building where the baseball field is today. 

Board of Supervisors Adopts Changes to Polling Stations
In response to changes in state legislative boundaries approved by the General Assembly, the Board of Supervisors held a public hearing on July 26 and adopted changes to precincts and polling stations to reduce the number of “split precincts” and accommodate population shifts.

Driving Through the Braddock District
This section is a round-up of transportation articles of importance to the Bradodck District and includes the following:

                Planning for West Campus Connector Continues with Open House Meeting
                Negotiating Stance on Dulles Phase II AdoptedUpdate on VDOT Megaprojects
                Start of Guinea Road Bridge Repair Slips Again

August Park and Environmental Update
This section is a round-up of park and environmental articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:

                To Pay for Aging Infrastructure Wastewater Fees Increased
                Next Meeting on Monticello Park Master Plan Scheduled
                Special to the Beacon: Accotink Creek Needs New Friends!
                When Camping, Don’t Transport Firewood out of Nova

Braddock Neighborhood News
This section is a round-up of community events and articles of importance to the Braddock District and includes the following:

                Supervisor Cook, AARP to Team Up for Food Drive to Benefit Annandale Food Site
                Supervisor Cook in the Community
                Coffee Connections Scheduled
                Mark Your Calendars for the Braddock Shredding Day

Braddock District Land Use Update
Read the latest on the Trinity Christian School, Commonwealth Swim Club and Ridgeview Land Use cases.


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