Thursday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center

Talking Racial Equity — Join civil rights leader and University of California-Berkeley professor john a. powell for “Racing to Justice: Achieving Social Equity in Our Community, discussion at Reston Community Center Hunters Woods on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. Explore where we are today and how we can continue to live the values of our community’s ideals. Free tickets are required. Call 703-476-4500 or visit

Simon Post Office’s Grand Opening — Take a closer look at the new Bob Simon Post Office that recently opened inside of Chesapeake Chocolates. [Reston Connection]

VDOT Route 7 Meeting March 1 — The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) will hold a community meeting for more details on a Route 7 widening project. The project, which will include a bridge over the Dulles Toll Road, will begin next month and will take more than two years to complete. [VDOT]

Garza’s Listening Tour Rescheduled — Fairfax County Public Schools Superintendent Karen Garza has rescheduled her listening tour stop for the Reston area. Garza’s Hunter Mill visit was supposed to take place last week, but was canceled due to snow. The new date is March 29, 6:30 p.m. at James Madison High School in Vienna. [FCPS]

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Morning Notes

Banners commemorating U.S. service members killed in past wars hang in Fairfax City’s Old Town Square for Memorial Day (staff photo by Angela Woolsey) The Water Mine and Other Parks…


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