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

Recent Stories

The weekend is almost here. Before you crank up the air-conditioning, or head to bed for some much-needed sleep, let’s revisit the past week of news in Fairfax County. Here are…

The proposed redevelopment of an aging Residence Inn in the Town of Herndon is barreling toward a final approval before the Herndon Town Council this month. The property owner, identified…

Clyde’s of Reston, an American bar and restaurant, will permanently close its doors tomorrow, ending 31 years of business in Reston Town Center. But even as it auctions off iconic…

Morning Notes

A Japanese maple tree on Church Street in Vienna (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) Heat Raises Risk for Outdoor Activities — “The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a special weather statement…


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