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Wednesday Morning Notes

by Dave Emke — June 7, 2017 at 9:30 am 7 Comments

Backpacks Checked Out at Festival — Herndon Police say abandoned backpacks Friday and Saturday at the Herndon Festival brought out the department’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit. No threat was found in either case. [Herndon Police Department]

SLHS Student-Athletes Honored — Spring sports players at South Lakes High School were honored Monday night for their performances on and off the field. [South Lakes Athletics]

Official Name Change for RTC Street — The private street at Reston Town Center that is home to The Avant, CVS, Barcelona and Bartaco is officially known as Town Square. The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, as an administrative item, approved a name change to Town Square Street. [Fairfax County Board of Supervisors]

Area Player to Go High in MLB Draft — Ashburn’s J.B. Bukauskas, a Stone Bridge High School grad and a star pitcher at the University of North Carolina, is projected to be picked in the Top 7 of next week’s Major League Baseball Draft. [EIN Presswire]

  • jak34005898

    When are they going to change the name of Temporary Rd?

    • 40yearsinreston

      Why ?
      It has moved twice
      It was built as a shortcut between North Shore Drive and Reston Avenue (now called Reston Parkway)

      • jak34005898

        a ‘shortcut’ that has become the primary route for most everyone who lives near it and will certainly not be removed any time soon given the amount of traffic that passes through it.Simply rename it New Dominion to line up with the road on the other side of Reston Parkway. Plus, since no buildings actually have their mailing address on it, it would only really matter to everyone’s GPS … but at least then I’d get to stop hearing non-Restonian’s make fun of it whenever they’re coming to my house.

        • Guest

          I agree that the traffic situation needs work, but my non-Restonian visitors love the quirky name.

    • jmsullivan

      I don’t care what they call it as long as they put a flipping three-way stop in where it meets North Shore.

      (NOT a light. That will just make things worse. Come on VDOT, I get that sometimes traffic engineering is complicated, but this one’s a piece of cake.)

      • jak34005898

        Three way stop would back left turning traffic all the way through Reston Parkway. Traffic circle/roundabout is the way to go.

  • Generic User

    Why not just change it to “Eat Faster. Your Hour Is Almost Up.”

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