Wednesday Morning Rundown

Ted's Bulletin at Reston Town Center

Local Connection in Virginia Tech Slaying — Police in Blacksburg say victim in a weekend slaying was a senior from Vienna. A student and former student have been charged in the death of Samanta Shrestha. [Washington Post]

A Tale of Suburban Bikeshare — Fairfax County is currently conducting a feasibility study for a bikeshare operation in Reston, which would be the first of its kind in Fairfax County. But an analysis by the blog Greater Greater Washington shows Montgomery County Bikeshare, which launched in the fall with stations in Bethesda and Rockville, is off to a slow start. [Greater Greater Washington]

What Are Your Teens Up To? — Want to know what really goes on with teens on Saturday nights? Then make plans to attend the “Saturday Night in the Suburbs” program at Herndon High School at 7 p.m. on Wednesday. The program for parents, developed by the Unified Prevention Coalition of Fairfax County hosted by the Herndon High School PTSA, will feature a panel of high school seniors who talk openly about alcohol and drug use, teen parties, social media, parent supervision and enabling, and communication with parents. [Unified Prevention Coalition]

New CEO For Reston’s ComScore — ComScore, the digital measurement firm headquartered at Reston Town Center, has appointed a new CEO: Serge Matta. Matta has been with the company since 1999. [Washington Business Journal]

Recent Stories

The Herndon Metro station (staff photo by Jay Westcott) With the Silver Line Phase II opening still in flux, Fairfax County is being asked to pay another $40 million. At…

Route 7 has a new eastbound lane between Reston Avenue and Riva Ridge Drive (via VDOT) Drivers headed east on Route 7 in Reston can now get a small taste…

Morning Notes

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to a burned-up elevator motor at 226 Maple Avenue in Vienna on Saturday (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Metro Extends Blue Line Shutdown —…

Bicyclist crosses Wiehle Avenue in Reston at site of future bridge (staff photo by Jay Westcott) The weekend is almost here. Before the remnants of Hurricane Ian arrive or you…

The Ravel Dance Studio will re-open for fall classes 2020. The school will offer in person and virtual online instruction. With over 5000 sq. ft. to social distance the school has added air ionization filtration systems, ballet barres, acrylic dividers, hands free bathrooms, strict monitoring and more.

The Ravel Dance Studio will produce a Nutcracker Ballet Hollywood style video through the Reston Community CenterStage. REGISTRATION online begins August 17.

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