Wednesday Morning Rundown

Reston Town Center

Nearby: New Website — The Town of Herndon has a new website. [Town of Herndon]

Meet The Weather Supercomputer — The new Cray supercomputer — designed, owned and operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and located in Reston — processes 3 quadrillion calculations per second to help weather forecast’s become more accurate. [USA Today]

A Boost To Schools’ Bottom Line — The Virginia House budget plan includes $272 million for schools. That could help fill in the gap Fairfax County Schools may have for FY 2017. The school has requested $2.6 billion from the county. The county executive is proposing a $2 billion transfer to the schools. []

New Space For Reston Base — SOS International LLC will double its footprint in Reston. The defense contractor announced it has signed a lease to expand its headquarters at 1881 Campus Commons Drive to 50,000 square feet from 29,000 square feet.

Recent Stories

The bar and lounge celebrated a soft opening earlier this month (via Eve’s Garden/Facebook) The Faraday Park neighborhood has officially welcomed another tenant: Eve’s Garden Lounge and Bar. The Asian…

Live Fairfax is a bi-weekly column exploring Fairfax County. This recurring column is sponsored and written by Sharmane Medaris of McEnearney Associates. Questions? Reach Sharmane at 813-504-4479. Prepare to be amazed! Fairfax County…

The Herndon Festival returns to the town in June (courtesy Town of Herndon) “American Idol” winner David Cook will headline this year’s Herndon Festival, set to take place from June…

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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