Tuesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town CenterBechtel Relocating Workers to Reston — A “substantial” number of Bechtel Corporation’s 1,100 employees now in Frederick, Maryland will be transferred to Reston, The Frederick News-Post reports. Virginia gave the engineering and project management company $6.5 million in state grants in 2011 to move some operations to the area. [The Frederick News-Post]

Civil Forfeiture Spending — Fairfax County Police have used confiscated cash and funds from seized property to spend $1.3 million on weapons and protective gear, $561,00 on buildings and improvements, and $208,00 on electronic surveillance equipment, according to reports submitted to the Justice Department. [The Washington Post]

Silver Line’s Boost to Businesses Slow — Businesses have seen only a small uptick in traffic since Silver Line service began, but developers still have high hopes. [Elevation DC]

$17K in E-ZPass Fines — A man who commutes through the county was fined $17,000 for $36 in unpaid E-ZPass tolls for using the 495 express lanes, Fox 5 reports. The toll booth technology was malfunctioning though the commuter had an active account. [Fox 5]

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Morning Notes

Snow on bridge in Reston’s The Glade (photo by Marjorie Copson) Deadline for Feedback on School Calendars Extended — “Thank you to the approximately 23,000 families, staff, students, and community…

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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Chris Green is one of the DMV’s finest fitness instructors. A Lululemon and South Block ambassador, he is a coach and mentor to so many. He embodies grace, positivity and motivation in ways that no one else can. If we could all learn a thing or two from him, the world would be a much better place. He does so much for others, and does so with a smile on his face 99% of the time.

He recently ruptured his Achilles and has an incredibly long and tough journey ahead. As if COVID hadn’t impacted fitness professionals enough, throw this in the mix and it’s a double, even triple whammy. CG is no longer able to work and do what he loves for the time being because of this and we’d love your support.

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