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Wednesday Morning Notes

by Karen Goff — October 26, 2016 at 9:00 am 3 Comments

Crunch fitness at Reston Town Center pavilion/Credit: Crunch

Banks Merge — Reston-based Access National Bank has formed a merger with Middleburg Financial Corp. After the merger, Middleburg Bank offices (including a branch in Reston) will continue to operate under the name of Middleburg Bank; the existing Access offices will continue to carry the name Access National Bank. [Loudoun Now]

Reston 2020 Transportation District Petition — Reston advocacy group Reston 2020 has started a Change.org petition against the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors potential plans to institute a Transportation Service District (TSD) to partly fund $2.6 billlion in road improvements in Reston’s high-density areas. [Change.org]

Nearby: Herndon Gets Historical Marker — Herndon Mayor Lisa Merkel last week unveiled a sign marking the town’s “Big Fire” of 1917. [Fairfax Times]

Lake Anne ES Needs Career Day Speakers — Lake Anne Elementary School is searching for alumni to come speak at the school on its March 28 Career Day. “We feel it will inspire our students to make connections with previous Lake Anne students and see what our graduates have achieved,” say Lake Anne administrators. If interested, please fill out linked form by Dec. 31. [Lake Anne ES]

Reston Man Competes on “Jeopardy” — He didn’t win. [Restonian]

Photo: Crunch Fitness Monday workout at Reston Town Center pavilion/Credit: Crunch Fitness 

  • Terry Maynard

    I ask all RestonNow readers to take the time to read and sign the Reston 20/20 petition to block another added tax on Reston intended to improve roads in the station areas. While both the developers and County will rake in huge bucks from the development in these areas, residents will earn not a cent but still have to pay an added tax.

    And, from a broader Reston perspective, the County’s specific intent is to make traffic congestion WORSE on all the Dulles Corridor roadways, including through streets like Reston Parkway and Wiehle.

    Why should any Restonians pay more for worse transportation service?

    Thanks for your support.

    • Mike M

      It’s almost like they have taken a bet to see how much they can get away with.

  • Arielle in NoVA

    The developers should have to pay for the building and the roads, not the people who were living here before the developers got greedy.

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