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.

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