Wednesday Morning Rundown

by Karen Goff August 5, 2015 at 8:30 am 4 Comments

Flowers on path near Lake Thoreau

Weather Watch — It is Aug. 5 and the D.C. area has already reached its typical number of 90-degree days. How many more will we get? [Capital Weather Gang]

High Marks For Virginia Tech — The Princeton Review released its 2015 college rankings yesterday. Virginia Tech has spots in the top five in two categories. [Princeton Review]

Reston Builder Will Develop Luxury Homes in Fairfax — Reston-based  NVR Inc. is planning to build a 141-unit luxury townhouse community just south of the Vienna/Fairfax GMU Metro station in Fairfax. [Washington Business Journal]

Happy Place — Fairfax County comes in at No. 3 in SmartAsset’s list of Happiest Counties. The rankings are based on physical health, financial stability, economic security, among other criteria. [WTOP]

  • Chuck Morningwood

    If Fairfax County is the happiest county in the US, I feel so sorry for the rest of the US. No wonder we’re constantly at war.

    • Mike M

      Your life might not be as hard as you think “morningwood.”

  • Rex Kramer

    The numbnuts that let those HUGE milkweeds thrive in the mist of those lovely black-eyed susan’s should be deported.

  • Robert Mowbray

    We need MORE milkweeds. They are an important food source for monarch butterflies – an endangered species.


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