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Weekend Discussion Topics

Before we head off into the weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories (including notes items with big news) on Reston Now in recent days.<p>…

Copyright

Cardboard Boat Regatta Returns to Lake Anne in August

For the second year, homemade cardboard boats will compete in the popular regatta at Lake Anne. All proceeds from the event on August 11 will go …

Sailing

Traffic Alert: Part of Lawyers Road is Closed Next Week

Commuters who travel on Lawyers Road should take alternate routes next week.<p>The section of Lawyers Road between Carhill Road and Gunnell Farms Drive …

Transportation

Balducci's Food Lover's Market Kicks Off Weeklong Opening Celebration

After closing its location in The Spectrum in 2005, Balducci’s Food Lover’s Market has officially returned to Reston. The gourmet food retailed …

Demonstration

This Weekend’s Deals & Events in Reston

Each Friday, Tim’s Reston sets the table with deals and events for the weekend ahead in Reston. <br>Highlights for the upcoming weekend</b> …

Home Depot

Friday Morning Notes

<b>Fox5 comes to town</b> — Fox 5 DC is broadcasting their morning show live from 6-11 a.m. at Reston Town Center Pavilion. The feature is part of a weekly …

Memorial Day Weekend

Local Police Arrest Reston Man with Bag of Marijuana

A 20-year-old Reston man was arrested on Wednesday (June 20) in connection with a narcotics violation.According to the Fairfax County Police …

Crime

Construction on New Office Building in Reston Station Begins

Comstock has begun construction on the next office building in Reston Station, located on the southwest corner of the plaza. The eight-story …

Architecture

Reston Hospital Center Awards Scholarship to High School Graduates

The medical staff of Reston Hospital Center awarded seventeen area high school graduates with scholarships this year. The awards are given to …

High School

Series of Citations Draw Ire from Residents in Birchfield Woods Cluster

A series of citations about the design and maintenance of homes in the Birchfield Woods Cluster, a townhouse community built in the late 1980s, has …

Home Ownership

Del. Ken Plum: Virginia is for Loving

<i>This is an opinion column by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia’s House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now.</i><p>…

Rights & Freedoms

Thursday Morning Notes

<b>Take note, Metro users</b> — Two summer capital improvement projects will disrupt service on the Red, Orange, Blue and Silver lines. During a 10-day …

Chamber of Commerce

Fox 5 DC to Air Morning Show from Reston Town Center

Fox 5 DC will broadcast their morning show live from the Reston Town Center Pavilion on Friday (June 22) from 6-11 a.m.The show is part of the …

Labor Day

To Close Funding Gap, County Board Approved $40 Million for Route 7 Widening

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors will contribute up to $40 million to help close a funding a gap in the widening of Route 7.<p>The $278 million …

USDOT

Pet of the Week: Willow Grey

<i>This is a sponsored post from Becky’s Pet Care, a professional pet care service in Northern Virginia.</i>Meet Willow Grey, a Chihuahua mix puppy …

Pets

Custom Ink to Open in South Lakes Village Center

Custom Ink, a company that offers custom apparel and t-shirt printing, is opening in South Lakes Village Center. The store will be located at the …

Printing

Save the Date: First Annual Reston Youth Splash and Dash

The first annual Reston Youth Splash and Dash will offer kids between the ages of 6 and 15 an introduction to a triathlon with a combination of …

Swimming

Wednesday Morning Notes

<b>A local ‘dream house’</b> – This millennial couple used eBay, Craigslist and Ikea to design their dream house in Reston. The 29-year-old photographer and …

Performing Arts

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Effect for Fairfax County

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Fairfax County until 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.<p>Wind gusts of up to 60 miles …

Weather

Fairfax County Commits $1.2 Million for Downtown Herndon Redevelopment

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted today (Tuesday) to contribute $1.2 million for the redevelopment of downtown Herndon — an effort being …

Urban Design

Board to Consider Dulles Toll Road Rate Increase for 2019

Commuters on the Dulles Toll Road could pay 75 cents more at the main toll plaza and 50 cents more at each ramp. The proposal will be presented to …

Toll Roads

Crime Roundup: Break-Ins Reported at Two Local Businesses

Local police continue to search for a man suspected of robbing a purse a woman and her five-year-old son as they walked home along a wooded path on …

Crime

Combined Properties Purchases Apartment Complex in Reston

Combined Properties, a D.C.-based company, has acquired Homestead at Reston, a 200-unit apartment complex at 12265 Laurel Glade Court. The deal was …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Tuesday Morning Notes

<b>First Look: Wegmans</b> — Wegmans is coming to Brookfield Properties’ four million-square-foot redevelopment of the 36-acre Reston Crescent site. In a …

Artificial Intelligence

Delays Expected at Entrance of Wiehle-Reston East Garage

Commuters using the Wiehle-Reston East garage should expect delays this week.Construction equipment is being delivered to the site from today through …

Commuting

Reston Association Working Group Kicks of Meetings on Lakes, Docks and Boats

A Reston Association working group created to analyze rules governing lakes, docks and boats kicked off it meetings on June 13 (Wednesday).RA’s board …

Boats

Taste of Reston Festival Brings Food and Fun to Reston Town Center

Taste of Reston, Northern Virginia’s largest outdoor festival, took place on Friday and Saturday, bringing food and visitors to Market Street.The …

Chamber of Commerce

Legal Insider: Future Employment Laws Hopefully Coming to Virginia

<i>This is a sponsored column by attorneys John Berry and Kimberly Berry of</i> <i>Berry & Berry, PLLC</i><i>, an employment and labor law firm located in Northern</i> …

Domestic Violence

This Week’s Deals & Events in Reston

Each Monday, Tim’s Reston sets the table with deals and events for the work week ahead in Reston. On Friday, we’ll catch up with Tim again with the …

Angry Birds

Monday Morning Notes

<b>Greats Falls and Reston soccer merge</b> — “The Reston Soccer Association and Great Falls Soccer Club merged in March of this year, combining to form one …

Fireworks