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  • Tuesday Night Rides to Return Tonight With New Rules

    A month after an uproar over its postponement, the Tuesday Night Ride series sponsored by Freshbikes in Ballston is back. The summer bike rides, featuring hundreds of cyclists who ride from the store to hilly Military Road…

  • D.C. United considers move to Virginia

    WASHINGTON — Despite approved plans for a $150 million stadium in the District, D.C. United is listening to pitches from Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and Loudoun County officials that would bring the team’s home across the…

  • Reston Chamber Spotlight: Maid Bright

    Reston Chamber Spotlight is a bi-weekly feature sponsored by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. This week’s spotlight is on Maid Bright, a housecleaning company and 2015 Best of Reston winner. Co-owner Yusef Mehmetoglu explained his…

  • Today: Open House for Arlington Community Facilities Study

    Where should new schools, parks and fire stations be built in Arlington? Which existing county facilities should stay the same and which might be due for a renovation or change in use? Those are the questions…

  • Google self-driving cars to take cruise test on Va. highways

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Google’s self-driving cars will soon be cruising along more than 70 miles of Northern Virginia highways as part of an automated vehicle testing initiative. The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1JmPgCK ) the…

  • Op-Ed: Thoughts on Reston Master Plan Draft

    This is an op-ed by Reston 2020’s Terry Maynard. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now. RestonNow’s article yesterday on the upcoming Board of Supervisors hearing of Phase 2 of the Reston Master…

  • Morning Notes

    Record for Rainfall Set — A record amount of rain fell on Arlington yesterday. Reagan National Airport recorded 2.49 inches of rainfall, overtaking the previous record of 2.20 inches in 1907. [Washington Post] Sun Gazette…

  • Ask Will: Is a Test for Lead-Based Paint Necessary?

    This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Will Wiard, an Arlington-based real estate broker with Real Living| At Home. Please submit your questions via email. Q. Should I have a test for lead-based paint before I buy…

  • Tuesday: Another Look at “Another Way of Living” Movie

    What bits of Reston history didn’t make it into the movie Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, VA? That some of what filmmaker Rebekah Wingert-Jabi will discuss Tuesday in a special program at…

  • Student sentenced to 45 years, convicted of student slaying

    CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia Tech student and Corps of Cadets member was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the 2014 killing of a fellow student. The Roanoke Times (http://bit.ly/1GiuHs7 ) reports…

  • Tuesday Morning Rundown

    Kids Museum — The long-awaited Children’s Science Center will open this month at Fair Oaks Mall. [Family Fun Blog] Record For SLHS — The South Lakes High School girls 4×400 meter relay team eclipsed a 28-year-old…

  • Va. slavery museum site sold to baseball tournament firm

    FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Undeveloped land that was once the planned site of a slavery museum and later a minor league baseball stadium in Fredericksburg has been sold. The Free Lance-Star (http://bit.ly/1AKYXcC) reports a deed…

  • Virginia man gets nearly 10 years for armed bank robbery

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — A Newport News man has been sentenced to nine years and nine months in prison for an armed bank robbery. Thirty-six-year-old Harrison Nefale Branch was sentenced Monday in federal court.…

  • June Entertainment Guide

    A roundup of must-hit things to see and do for the month of June.

  • Virginia School of Law dean will step down next summer

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The dean of the University of Virginia’s School of Law is stepping down next summer. The Daily Progress (http://bit.ly/1JkF11Q) reports Paul Mahoney announced he will leave his post in June 2016…