Wednesday Morning Rundown

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]

Recent Stories

The Town of Vienna has now committed about a third of the $7 million bequeathed by late councilmember Maud Robinson for building sidewalks to specific projects. As of Aug. 2,……

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While school doesn’t officially start until Aug. 22, The Water Mine at Lake Fairfax will wind its summer operations down a week early this year, beginning Monday (Aug. 18). The…

Morning Notes

People walk by Caffi Field, a football field in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Driver in Fatal Franconia Crash Charged With Manslaughter — Sara Flores, 20, of Lorton was…


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