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Friday Morning Notes

by Fatimah Waseem August 3, 2018 at 9:00 am 6 Comments

Kids are first, aren’t they? — Kids R First is back for its 20th anniversary as the Reston-based organization helps public schools kid from Northern Virginia with its school supply distribution program. [The Connection]

The official version of events — “Reston Gateway will greet Silver Line riders with 4.8 million square feet of mixed-use development at the north entrance to the Reston Town Center Metro Station. The Board of Supervisors approved the aptly named new development on July 31 and it marks the first major new development on the north side of this station.” [Fairfax County Government]

Bookmobile is going places — As of yesterday,  Herndon Elementary School’s summer bookmobile has distributed more than 3,500 books to children in Herndon. [Twitter]

Flickr pool photo by vantagehill

  • Arielle in NoVA

    If there’s paid parking at Reston Gateway, they can forget it.

  • Stop Virginia

    Lol, all this hype about the metro- nobody ever points out the trains are frequently 30 minutes apart with single tracking and the need to switch trains before even crossing into dc. Pathetic.

    • Mike M

      Pay no attention to the fact that Metro is sick. We want more, more, more!

    • Greg

      Hey, it was a bargain at $6 billion (and climbing), no?

    • 30yearsinreston

      Another Hudgins fiasco
      She should have been fired before the damage was done

  • Why do you bother?

    You couldn’t pay me enough to depend on Metro.

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