Wednesday Morning Rundown

Sunset over Lake Audubon/Credit: Jennifer Burke

Where’s the Dave Grohl Statue? — WaPo writer Tom Jackman wonders why Fairfax County has not honored its favorite music son. Dave Grohl. Grohl, who grew up in Springfield, picked up two Grammy Awards Sunday for a total of 14 and counting. This year’s awards were for the documentary Sound City, which, incidentally, is how Grohl met and collaborated with Reston band RDGLDGRN. [State of Nova blog]

Share Bikeshare Thoughts Wednesday — Interested in a bikeshare system coming to Reston? Attend a public meeting at 7 p.m. at Lake Anne Elementary School. There is a feasibility study underway, and principles involved in the project want to get the community’s input. [Reston Now]

Supervisors Pass Transportation Package — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $1.4 billion transportation proposal package that should alleviate congestion on roads such as Route 66 and the Dulles Toll Road. [Washington Post]

Virginia Tax Refunds Returning to Paper? — A bill that will enable Virginia residents to receive their state tax refund via old-style paper check passed the Virginia Senate and will now go to the House. In 2013, the commonwealth opted to go to debit cards or direct deposit. []

Sunset over frozen Lake Audubon photo by Jennifer Burke.

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Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.


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