Bechtel 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]
The Vienna Presbyterian Church opened for visitors during the town’s annual Church Street Holiday Stroll (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Apple Store to Leave Fair Oaks Mall — “Apple Inc….
An office building in Tysons displays a U.S. flag on an electronic sign (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Electronic signs on display at eligible businesses, schools and other establishments can…
Reston Association (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Reston Association’s Board of Directors has increased the annual member assessment by 7% as part of its $22.1 million budget for next year….
Updated at 3:10 p.m. — Amadou “Niko” Diop has been found and is safe after being reported missing in Great Falls yesterday, Fairfax County police announced. Earlier: An 18-year-old who…