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Tony Castrilli,
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News Releases

Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket Celebrates Graduation, Oct. 25


The Fairfax County Veterans Treatment Docket will hold a graduation ceremony Thursday, Oct. 25, to mark a military veteran's successful completion of 18 months of comprehensive treatment and supervision.

The ceremony will be heldat2 p.m. in…

Approved Redevelopment Plan for New Lake Anne House Preserves Affordable Housing for Seniors in Reston


For more than 40 years, Lake Anne Fellowship House has provided affordable housing for seniors in Reston.

The redevelopment plans for a new Lake Anne House approved by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Oct. 16 ensures these 240 apartments will remain affordable for the next 30 years.

The plans call…

Voters Should Check and Update Voter Registration By Oct. 15

The deadline to update your voter registration informationand register to vote is Monday, Oct. 15, for the upcoming Nov. 6 general election. Every registered voter, whether a new voter or if you voted last June or November, should check your voter registration and make sure it is correct.

To register to vote in Virginia, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Virginia, at least 18…

New County Website Continues to Earn Accolades

Fairfax County has won multiple awards for its upgraded and redesigned website.

Five Easy Ways to Save Energy and Money on Energy Efficiency Day


Save money—and the planet—with a few simple actions on Energy Efficiency Day on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018.

Did you know the typical household spends about $2,000 a year on energy bills, according to the federal government’s ENERGY STAR program? Electricity use also generates about Five Easy Ways to Save Energy and Money on Energy Efficiency Day

Board of Supervisors Approves FY 2018 Carryover Package

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 carryover package today. Carryover is the process by which certain unspent or unencumbered funds for commitments to pay for goods and services at the end of one fiscal year are reappropriated to the next fiscal year. FY 2018 ended on June…

2018 Columbus Day Holiday Schedule for Monday, Oct. 8

Fairfax County Government offices are closedMonday, Oct. 8 for theColumbus Dayholiday. However, some facilities are open and schedules vary. For specific schedule information, click on the appropriate link below.

Public Schools and School Offices 2018 Columbus Day Holiday Schedule for Monday, Oct. 8

Walk to Support Suicide Prevention, Education


Each year nearly 45,000 Americans die by suicide. On Saturday, Sept. 29, more than 1,500 people from throughout Fairfax County and Fairfax City are expected to come together for the 11th Annual Fairfax Out of the Darkness Community Walk to help raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide…

zMOD Public Meetings in October to Present Proposed Industrial Use Regulations


Fairfax County will hold two public meetings on Oct. 10 and 11, 2018, to present proposed revisions to industrial use zoning regulations.

The revisions are part of the county’s overall effort to modernize its zoning rules, called zMOD.

The meetings will be held on:


Downtown McLean Planning Study Open Houses to Be Held on Sept. 27 and Nov. 8


Fairfax County is holding two open houses this fall for its downtown McLean planning study to provide information and gather community feedback on the draft vision plan for the area:

Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, from 7 to 9 p.m., McLean High School Cafeteria, 1633 Davidson Road, McLean. This open…