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Friday, April 10, 2020

Reston's Plague Year: Week 3 (Updated 4/10)

More signs of the times:

Click to enlarge. Again, no Burma Shave to round out the message.

Reston's Trader Joe’s closed Thursday for cleaning after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. Last time the employee was there was April 6.

A county fire/rescue employee also tested positive for COVID-19.

With online learning set to begin in Fairfax on Tuesday, Cornerstones has a new need we wouldn’t have thought of:

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As with besieged media organizations everywhere, our BFFs at Reston Now are also asking for support.

Social distancing, in three stories:

Not at all surprising, but okay: RA pools will not open next month

The association is working under the assumption that RA pools will open sometime this summer and is proceeding with pre-season maintenance projects. However, there may be a delay of three weeks or more from the time local, state and federal officials lift restrictions to when we will be able to open our facilities.
Expect an update around June 10, which is when the state order is scheduled to be lifted.

Just in time for Easter, Kalypso's in Lake Anne is reopening for one day, sort of:

Safeway joining other grocery stores in limiting customers, other measures.

Looking for some of those fun viral videos to pass the time? You could watch the RA's explanation of the assessment deadline change or Fairfax Supt. Walter Alcorn's virtual town hall on the upcoming budget. As a plus for the TikTok crowd, neither features the Weeknd's Burning Lights.

From the Y earlier this week:

After first limiting access to popular trails, Shenandoah National Park is now fully closed.

Finally, more gang code courtesy of Confidential Restonian Operative "Ashley," who posted it to our Facebook.

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