Wednesday Morning Rundown

Flowering tree at Reston National Golf Course

Schools Come Up Short in Fairfax County Budget — The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved its 2016 budget on Tuesday. The $3.8 billion budget comes up $14 million below the amount Fairfax County Public Schools requested. [Washington Post]

Spring Festival — Reston Association will hold its nature-themed Spring Festival from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Walker Nature Education center. Family fun to learn about the environment, featuring hands-on activities and acoustic music. [Reston Association]

Search Team Gets To Work in Nepal — The VA-TF1, Fairfax County’s Search-and-Rescue team, has arrived in Nepal and set up operations on a baseball field in order to aid in the earthquake recovery. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue]

Recent Stories

Reston Association headquarters (staff photo by Jay Westcott) Reston Association has adopted a new strategic plan that aims to continue the vision of Reston’s founder Bob Simon over the next…

Updated at 3:55 p.m. — Fairfax Connector service will stay suspended at least through this weekend (Feb. 24-25) as drivers and mechanics continue their strike, the Fairfax County Department of Transportation…

FCPS Central Office in Merrifield (staff photo by James Jarvis) Fairfax County Public Schools is seeking a solution to its ballooning student meal debt, which soared over the past year….

Morning Notes

A turkey vulture in flight in the West Ox Road area (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Cell Phone Service Restored After Outage — Phone service has been restored after a…


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