Monday Morning Rundown

Cherry Blossoms at Lake Anne/Credit: Charlotte Geary

Tolls Take a Hike — Tolls on the Dulles Greenway went up on Friday. It now costs $5.10 (up from $4.90) for a one-way rush hour trip. A daily commuter using the road may spend more than $3,000 annually on tolls. [WTOP]

Petersen Wants Cutbacks on Automated License Plate Readers —   State Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax) has formed a new bipartisan political caucus hoping to outlaw — or at least cut back — the use of Automated License Plate Readers by Virginia law enforcement officials. [Fairfax Times]

Herndon High Student Earns National Writing Award — Jean Jeon of Herndon High School was awarded a Silver Medal for novel writing, for “Strain,” in the 2014  Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The awards will be presented in New York City in June. [FCPS]

Two Win National Achievement Recognition — Derek Philips of South Lakes High School and Ade Samuel of Herndon High School were among 17 Fairfax County Public Schools student chosen as National Achievement Scholars. The $2,500 Achievement Scholarships are awarded to outstanding Black American high school seniors to be used for undergraduate study. [FCPS]

Photo by Charlotte Geary.

Recent Stories

Morning Notes

Virginia General Assembly Convenes for Special Session — “The General Assembly returns on Monday to the Capitol it left 17 months ago as the coronavirus first gripped Virginia…Legislators meeting in…

Before we head into another weekend of changing expectations for wearing masks, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Remains of missing Restonian…

The Reston Town Center Association is among the five honorees selected by ArtsFairfax for its 2021 Arts Awards, an annual celebration of Fairfax County’s arts community. ArtsFairfax, a nonprofit that…

Thank you for subscribing and your continued support of local news.


Subscribe to our mailing list