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]

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Fairfax County’s logo on the government center (via Machvee/Flickr) For the first time in decades, Fairfax County workers have collective bargaining powers. The county Board of Supervisors passed an ordinance…

Morning Notes

Consulting Company to Expand in Reston — IT consulting firm Intact Technology will expand its headquarters in Reston by adding 40 new jobs and investing at least $700,000. The state…


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