Wednesday Morning Rundown

Grace Race fun run start/Courtesy GRACE

Call For 2016 Mini Makers — The NoVa Mini Maker Faire will return to Reston in March. Thinking of entering? Proposals are open through January. [Nova Mini Maker Faire]

FCPS: Late Opening On Super Tuesday — The Fairfax County School Board has approved a request to open schools two hours later on March 1. That is “Super Tuesday,” where Republicans and Democrats can both vote in the Virginia Presidential Primary. [FCPS]

Behind The $17 Tolls — Dr. Gridlock takes a look at how fear of high tolls on the Dulles Toll Road became standard campaign fodder. [Washington Post]

Photo: Kids line up at start of Saturday’s GRACE Race 1K at Reston Town Center/Credit: GRACE

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