Wednesday Morning Notes

Festival of Lights and Carols Set for Saturday — The festival, which will take place at Old Town Square on Saturday, includes a pancake breakfast with Santa, a Holiday market, visits with Santa, performances by Lanier Middle School and more. [Fairfax County Government]

Whitney, Bradley & Brown, Inc. Acquired by H.I.G. Capital — The Reston-based firm, which provides program management and consulting services to federal agencies, was acquired by the private equity firm, H.I.G. Capital. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition is H.I.G.’s second major government market acquisition this year. It recently acquired IT contractor NCI Inc. through a $283 million deal. [Washington Exec]

Reston Lab Provides Clues on Murder Investigation from 31 Years Ago — The battered body of Roberta Walls was found on a baseball field in Virginia Beach more than two decades ago. Now, a lab in Reston has created two composite sketches of a person of interest that provide new hope in the case. [The Virginian-Pilot]

Recent Stories

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors faces tough decisions ahead of next week’s budget markup session, following demands from local unions to increase county employees’ wages.Last week, dozens of county…

Reston’s popular community yard sale is temporarily moving down the road. More than 3,000 people are expected to attend the biannual event when it returns this Saturday (April 27), according to Reston Association, the organizer.

Morning Notes

Virginia bluebells bloom in Reston (photo by Marjorie Copson) Clifton Family Mourns Sons Killed in Fire — “When Fairfax County firefighters found two boys inside a fiery Virginia house earlier…

Marc Smith will serve as the new Herndon economic development director starting in May (courtesy Town of Herndon) The Town of Herndon is getting a new director of economic development….


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