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Monday Morning Notes

by Fatimah Waseem November 5, 2018 at 9:00 am 1 Comment

Fire displaces 30 Reston residents on Saturday — A fire on the 1600 block of Becontree Lane on Saturday displaced 30 people. Local firefighters rescued two people who were in the building and residents rescued two others who were in the vicinity. All injuries were not life-threatening. We’ll have an update for you on the incident later today. [Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department]

No room to park at Wiehle-Reston East — Parking at the Wiehle-Reston East garage, which was once plentiful, has now become scarce. Citations by the county for illegal parking are also on the rise. [The Washington Post]

Crystal City and Amazon HQ2Amazon.com Inc. is moving forward with discussions about bringing HQ2 to Crystal City. Talking points include how to move employees into Arlington County neighborhoods and the bid also includes sites in the adjacent Potomac Yard neighborhood in Alexandria. [The Washington Post, Washington Business Journal]

Fall festival extended to tomorrow — The Reston Farm Market has extended its fall festival to Tuesday. The festival includes a train ride, moon bounces and other activities. [Reston Farm Market]

Photo by Marjorie Copson

  • 30yearsinreston

    With a bit of luck, Fairfax County may have dodged the Amazon tax sucking ‘benefits’ of its expansion
    I wish the Arlington Peoples Republic residents better luck dealing with them than Seattle has

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