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]

Recent Stories

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Open houses in Reston this weekend

Open houses this weekend include a 3 BD/2.5+ BA townhouse with a breakfast nook and private patio overlooking Reston National Golf Course.

After reopening its doors for the first indoor production during the pandemic in August, Herndon’s NextStop Theatre Company plans to scale back its programming schedule for this fall due to…


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