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  • Group blasts governor over proposed privacy amendments

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A civil liberties group is blasting Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe for trying to amend legislation aimed at protecting personal privacy. The American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia sent McAuliffe a letter…

  • Va. board OKs $361,000 fine against CSX for 2014 derailment

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A state board has approved a $361,000 fine against CSX Transportation for a 2014 derailment in Lynchburg that spilled Bakken crude oil into the James River. The Virginia Department of Environmental…

  • Reston Association Starts Process to Add 540-Unit Building

    Reston Association has begun the process of adding the 450-unit BLVD apartments to the association. RA’s Board of Directors voted at its regular meeting on March 26 to undertake the necessary steps to add the…

  • FBI announces tip line for Hampton Roads public corruption

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The FBI has announced a new tip line for Hampton Roads residents to report suspected public corruption. The announcement was made Monday by John S. Adams, special agent in charge of…

  • Curious Grape Closes, Italian Restaurant to Open Soon

    The Curious Grape, the wine bar and shop in Shirlington, closed Saturday night, but a new restaurant will be taking its place shortly. Coming in to the location on 2900 S. Quincy Street will be…

  • Op-Ed: Bitzer Right Pick for South Lakes District

    This is an Op-Ed from Carol Molesky, Reston resident and South Lakes High School Tennis and Golf Coach. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of Reston Now. An important Reston Association election is in…

  • Local Woof: Is Your Dog Overweight?

    Editor’s Note: The Local Woof is a column that’s sponsored and written by the staff of Woofs! Dog Training Center. Woofs! has full-service dog training, boarding, and daycare facilities, near Shirlington and Ballston. More than half of the dogs…

  • High court sends back ruling on Virginia redistricting

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judicial panel must take another look at its ruling that Virginia state lawmakers packed too many black voters into one congressional district, the U.S. Supreme Court said Monday. The justices…

  • Taste of Arlington Returns May 17

    The annual Taste of Arlington food festival in Ballston will be back for 2015 on Sunday, May 17. Last year, the festival drew a record 40,000 attendees, according to its organizer, the Ballston Business Improvement District.…

  • Today: Last Day for to Vote For RA Board

    Reston Association’s 2015 Board of Directors Elections close Monday night. If you have not voted yet, cast your ballot on RA’s website. Here are candidate profiles of the 2015 candidates: South Lakes Richard Chew Julie…

  • Reston Real Estate: Just Sold

    This is a sponsored post by Eve Thompson of Reston Real Estate. Reston real estate sales continue to move along at a brisk clip with 27 properties going from PENDING to SOLD this past week.…

  • ‘Disruptive’ Media Startup to Launch Next Month

    Editor’s Note: Sponsored by Monday Properties and written by ARLnow.com, Startup Monday is a weekly column that profiles Arlington-based startups and their founders. The Ground Floor, Monday’s office space for young companies in Rosslyn, is now open. The Metro-accessible space features a…

  • UMW rugby team suspended over chant

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) – The University of Mary Washington has suspended activities for its men’s rugby team after officials there said an audio recording captured some team members chanting a song with violent and sexually…

  • New ‘Daily Show’ Host Performing at Drafthouse Next Week

    South African comedian Trevor Noah will succeed Jon Stewart as host of The Daily Show, and next week he’s coming to Arlington. Noah, 31, is scheduled to perform seven shows at the Arlington Cinema and…

  • FCPS Approves Calendar With Sept. 8 Start

    Fairfax County Public Schools will begin 2015-16 school year on Sept. 8. The FCPS School Board approved the 2015-16 school year calendar late last week. The calendar has a school start the second week of…