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  • Lost Loudoun Co. SATs put students in bind

    WASHINGTON — All the studying, stressing and focusing that go into taking the SAT are generally rewarded with a score fit to dangle in front of a university, but that is not the case for…

  • World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax may fall short of participation projections

    WASHINGTON — With less than a month until its opening ceremony, the World Police and Fire Games in Fairfax is on track to draw about 85 percent of the number of athletes and visitors that…

  • Video: Fox Spotted in Cherrydale

    It’s well known that there are foxes in Arlington County, but it’s not every day that one is caught on video. ARLnow reader Ryan Fubini was in his car when he took this video of…

  • Third Man Charged After Fatal Reston Shooting, Robbery

    A third man has been arrested following a robbery that ended with a man dead from a gunshot wound on May 17 in Reston. Jalan Merrill, 21, of Herndon, was taken into custody by Fairfax…

  • Community Meeting Will Address Crime at Hunters Woods

    Officers from Fairfax County Police’s Reston District Station will be on hand to address crime concerns in the Hunters Woods area at a community meeting on Thursday. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at Reston Community…

  • McLean black bear seen eating from bird feeder

    WASHINGTON — There were two separate bear sightings in residential areas of McLean, Virginia Wednesday morning, including one who was feasting on a resident’s bird feeder, reports the Fairfax County Police Department. The reports came about three hours apart…

  • Gainesville interchange almost complete

    GAINESVILLE — The Route 29 interchange project in Gainesville has hit a major milestone as it nears completion. Overnight on Tuesday, the Linton Hall Road traffic light was removed. The $230 million project began in…

  • ‘Espionage’ Theme for Crystal City Summer Movie Fest

    The Crystal City Business Improvement District has revealed the lineup for its annual outdoor summer movie festival. The theme this year: espionage. The movies begin on June 1 at sunset with “Mission: Impossible.” Other spy-themed movies include…

  • Is Isaac Newton Square Reston’s Next Neighborhood?

    Isaac Newton Square, the aging office park at Sunset Hills Road and Wiehle Avenue, could have a future as a residential neighborhood, according to Reston Master Plan Phase 2 recommendations. “This area represents an opportunity to…

  • E-Cigarette Store Opening on Columbia Pike

    VaporFi, a store selling e-cigarettes and other vaporizers, is planning to open its doors on Columbia Pike on Friday. The store will sell vaporizers and e-liquids, which come in various flavors including traditional tobacco flavors and more…

  • Reston Real Estate: Lake Anne is Purr-fect for Felines

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. It is not unusual to see someone walking a cat through Lake Anne Plaza (yes, you can put a leash on a cat!).…

  • Reston Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

    Reston is under a severe thunderstorm watch, along with most of the Washington, D.C. area, this evening. The National Weather Service says the area is under the watch until 7 p.m. Storms should begin in the area…

  • Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

    Arlington and the D.C. area is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch through 7:00 p.m. The National Weather Service says much of the eastern United States is at risk for damaging storms today. In the D.C.…

  • Challenger to Va. House speaker sues elections board

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The challenger to Virginia House Speaker William J. Howell is suing members of the Virginia State Board of Elections. Susan Stimpson alleged in a lawsuit filed in Stafford County Circuit Court…

  • Bowling and Bocce Spot Eying Reston Location

    Pinstripes, the national bowling and bocce spot that has a location in Georgetown, is getting closer to two Northern Virginia locations, its CEO says. Dale Schwartz, Pinstripes CEO, told the Washington Business Journal the Chicago-based company…