Monday Morning Rundown

Lake Thoreau

Avoiding The Toll Road — After five straight years of rising tolls on the Dulles Toll Road, more and more people are taking the backroads to avoid paying. A look at their reasons and what it means for the other Northern Virginia roads. [Washington Post]

World of Beer Opens Today — Reston’s newest bar/restaurant, World of Beer, opens Monday at 1888 Explorer St. in Reston Town Center. It will have more than 500 beers from 40 countries, plus food. Enjoy!

Register To Speak At Reston Association Meetings — Have something you want to say to the RA Board of Directors? You can now sign up in advance to make sure your voice is heard. [RA]

Shop and Save Starting Tuesday — Small Change Consignments, voted Best Children’s Store in Reston Now’s Best Reston’s Business Awards, begins its half-price summer sale on Tuesday. The sale will go on all summer, but shop sooner rather than later to get the best selection of items.

Recent Stories

OmBaked is organizing an inaugural Holi Festival at Lake Anne Plaza (courtesy OmBaked) A traditional Hindu festival is set to light up Lake Anne Plaza next month. The inaugural Holi…

A band plays at Ned Devine’s during the second round of Herndon’s inaugural Battle of the Bands (photo by Laura Poindexter) The Town of Herndon’s first-ever Battle of the Bands…

Fairfax Connector is now in its sixth consecutive day without service, as workers continue their strike for better pay, benefits and working conditions.

Morning Notes

A deer crosses an asphalt trail through Vienna’s Wildwood Park (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Local Man Dies in Alexandria Jail — “Ahntais Lucas, 39, from Fairfax County, was found…


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