Tuesday Morning Rundown

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John Oliver On Special Taxes — Reston is part of a special tax district and new buildings may eventually be part of a new special tax district. HBO’s John Oliver took a (funny, of course) look at the practice Sunday. [Reston 2020]

Metro CEO Has Long ‘To-Do’ List — Metro’s New GM Paul Wiedenfeld said yesterday that the transit has a roadmap to restoring public trust. [Metro]

Basketball Kudos — The Reston Seahawks Boys (sixth graders) won the Division 2 Fairfax County Youth Basketball league championship on Sunday. They defeated Gainesville 61-40 to finish off a very successful playoffs and season (they beat Vienna and Ft. Belvior to get the finals).  They are led by Coach Herb Landsowne and Chris Kennedy.

Spring Has Sprung? — Yesterday’s mild temps were no fluke: The Capital Weather Gang has officially declared it spring in the DC area. [Capital Weather Gang]

Recent Stories

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…

Construction on a new pedestrian bridge over Wiehle Avenue is set to begin sometime next summer. The bridge, which would connect to the Washington & Old Dominion Trail, is intended…

Zoomph, a Reston-based tech company that started in 2016 is continuing to build national partnerships. Its digital platform provides social media post metrics for sports clients along with detailed demographic…

For anyone who feels strongly about whether or not Lee Highway and Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway should continue to bear those names, the time to share that opinion has arrived. The…

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