Tuesday Morning Rundown

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Silver Line ‘Slog’ — The Washington Post takes an editorial stance on the slow-moving Silver Line opening, but says “like all soap operas, this one will end — with passengers boarding no later than June, we hope.”[Washington Post]

Pink Lights at Washington Airports — Reagan National and Dulles International Airports are lighting things pink to get into the spirit of the Cherry Blossom Festival. Both will have pink lights, as well as pink-themed discounts and specials for the next few weeks. [Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority]

FCPS Hires An Auditor — The Fairfax County School Board has hired a new audit manager tasked with helping the school system better manage its $2.5 billion budget. Chris Horton will serve as the audit manager within the office of internal audit. The position was created in response to a long-held request by Fairfax County supervisors, who approve the school system budget. [Washington Post]

Back At The Budget — Virginia lawmakers began a special session on Monday to try and hash out details of a the Commonwealth’s budget. One big stalling point: Expanding Medicaid. [Washington Post]

Big Winner — The co-owner of a Herndon deli was a big winner of the Mega Millions’ $3 million jackpot March 14.  She’s still at work at the Elden Street store. [NBCWashington]

Recent Stories

An FCPS employee gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at an Inova clinic in January 2021 (photo by Karen Bolt/Fairfax County Public Schools) Fairfax County is looking for artists to contribute to…

Reston Association (courtesy RA) Reston Association’s Board of Directors filled an at-large seat vacated by board member Glenn Small in November.  At a Thursday (Jan. 26) night meeting, the board…

The county’s housing authority has entered into an agreement with Foulger-Pratt (Photo via Fairfax County). A task force will discuss the redevelopment of Reston Town Center North (RTC North) beginning…

Morning Notes

Vehicles turn off Route 123 into Tysons Corner Center (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Vienna’s Ilia Malinin Impresses at U.S. Skating Championships — “Even before his leading score of 110.36…

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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