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Birdhouse on Reston bike path

Changes At The Top In Wake Of Police Shooting — Fairfax County’s Attorney David Bobzien said changes are coming to the management structure if his office to fix communication problems that were part of the county’s handling of an investigation into the August 2013 fatal shooting of an unarmed man. [Washington Post]

Honors For South Lakes HS Magazine – South Lakes High School’s student literary magazine, Portfolio, (Suzanne Abdelrazaq, adviser), earned a Silver Crown at the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) awards for excellence in scholastic journalism in New York City last week. SLHS was one of six Fairfax County public schools to earn an award. [FCPS]

New Nearby — Longtime Reston Farmers Market vendor 100 Bowls of Soup now has a retail shop and kitchen in Herndon. [Modern Reston]

RA Hires New CFO — Reston Association has hired Robert Wood as its new Chief Financial Officer. He comes from Opower in Arlington, where he was Director of Accounting Operations. He replaces David Harris, who recently left for a new opportunity. [Reston Association]

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Route 7 has a new eastbound lane between Reston Avenue and Riva Ridge Drive (via VDOT) Drivers headed east on Route 7 in Reston can now get a small taste…

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Fairfax County Fire and Rescue responded to a burned-up elevator motor at 226 Maple Avenue in Vienna on Saturday (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Metro Extends Blue Line Shutdown —…

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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