Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center at night

Silver Line: The Saga — The Washington Post traces the history of Metro’s Silver Line — from its origins as a Kennedy-era idea to the reality of opening next month — and what would have happened around here and at Tysons Corner had Metro been built years ago. [Washington Post]

Bulova: Meals Tax Referendum Won’t Happen Soon — County Supervisor Chair Sharon Bulova says if there is a meals tax referendum for Fairfax County voters, it won’t be until Nov. 2016. A tax force recently completed a list of pros and cons for a meals tax, which could add more than $80 million a year to the county coffers. [Washington Post]

Read With the Fairfax County Public Library Summer Program — The county library system is offering its summer reading program for toddlers through teenagers. The program runs from June 20 to Aug. 30, and if participants turn in their reading log they can get a coupon book, prizes and will be entered into a drawing to win bigger prizes. [Fairfax County Public Library]

Bright Spot — The Virginia Department of Transportation is committed to keeping road markings bright. All 58,000 lane miles. [VDOT]

Recent Stories

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A Fairfax Connector bus to Tysons (staff photo by James Jarvis) The Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) has the green light to apply for a federal grant to replace…

Morning Notes

The splash pad at the Mosaic District in Merrifield has been turned on (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Congress Approves More National Airport Flights — “More long-haul flights are coming…

Fairfax County’s annual Summer Entertainment Series will kick off on June 1 (via Fairfax County Park Authority/Twitter) The Fairfax County Park Authority has composed a slate of summer shows, including…


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