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

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Morning Notes

Reduced Metro Service Today — Expect reduced Metro service today as the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority investigates the recent Blue Line derailment. Metro is holding all of its 7000-series…

Before we head into a weekend, let’s take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Pet of the Week: Bear who, after living outside…


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