Wednesday Morning Rundown

Snow in Reston on March 3, 2014

Wrong Way Driver — A Reston man was charged with DUI and other charges last week after he drove backwards in Fairfax. [Reston Patch]

Virginia Mental Health Director Resigns —  Doug Bevelacqua, director of the state inspector general for behavioral health and developmental services, resigned Saturday citing interference with the final report on the November death of state Sen. Creigh Deeds’ son. In a letter to Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Bevleacqua said wrote that some findings were removed from his report on the incident “because they were considered speculative or too emotional.” [NBC4 Washington]

Remembering Ann Csonka — Herndon resident Ann Csonka, a dedicated environmentalist and supporter of wildlife, died last week at age 77. She worked for the U.S. Geological Survey in Washington, D.C. and in Reston for more than 30 years. [Washington Post]

Peeking at Cherry Blossoms — There may still be snow on the ground, but the National Park Service issued its predictions for peak Cherry Blossom blooms in D.C.  The NPS says April 8-12 is their best estimate. [Washington Post]

Recent Stories

Following longstanding and growing complaints over parking issues, Town kf Herndon officials adopted an ordinance yesterday (Tuesday) to restrict how close drivers could park to driveways, one of several changes…

A portion of Edmund Halley Drive has officially been transferred over to the state. At a Tuesday meeting, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to transfer a section…

Buffalo Wing Factory offers dine in and carry-out options for the Big Game with smashburgers, wings, pizzas, a revised cocktail menu and more.

  Reston’s Pet of the Week is Sky, a loving and curious pup looking for a new home. Here’s what his friends at Safe Haven Puppy Rescue had to say…


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