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  • Cash-Strapped Drew School PTA Hosts Spring Fair

    The Drew Model School Parent Teacher Association is throwing its first Spring Fair next weekend, in hopes of closing a $22,000 funding gap. Because of changes to local grocery stores’ policies in the last two…

  • Howard University Ph.D. student reported missing

    WASHINGTON — Stafford County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a Howard University Ph.D. student who was last heard from Tuesday morning. At 8 a.m. Tuesday, 33-year-old Lance Buckley got dropped off at the Staffordboro Commuter…

  • Va. legislators seek state investigation of college closure

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia legislators seeking a state investigation into Sweet Briar College’s planned closure say support is growing in the General Assembly for their cause. They said Wednesday they now have more than…

  • Photos: Redskins Attend SpinFire Pizza’s Grand Opening

    (Updated at 5:25 p.m.) The new Rosslyn fast-casual pizza restaurant, SpinFire Pizza, held its grand opening party yesterday, an event celebrated by co-owner Pierre Garçon and several of his Washington Redskins teammates. Pro Bowl linebacker…

  • Reston Pet of the Week: Sampson

    This week’s Reston Pet of the Week is Sampson, a Collie in need of a home. If you are up for adopting him, let us know and we will reward you with treats and gifts from…

  • Smart Market Opens Today at Reston Station

    Smart Markets Reston market opens today in its new location at Reston Station. The farmers market was formerly held in the office complex parking lot at Sunrise Valley and Reston Parkway (and prior to that,…

  • Even governor’s family can be susceptible to cyberattacks

    WASHINGTON — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he received a letter alerting him that the social security numbers of two of his five children were exposed in a recent data breach. On Wednesday, McAuliffe used…

  • Arlington Historical Society Looking for Volunteers

    The Arlington Historical Society is hoping to expand the hours it hosts visitors to the Arlington Historical Museum and other historical properties it serves, and it needs help. The AHS has put out the call…

  • Woman spread feces on co-worker’s chair, mouse; no jail time

    WINCHESTER, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia lab worker has pleaded guilty to spreading contaminated feces on a co-worker’s computer mouse and desk chair, but she won’t see any jail time. The Winchester Star reports…

  • Op-Ed: Nepal Still Needs Our Help

    This is an op-ed by Reston resident Pravajan Uprety. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now. I have been living in the Reston area for almost 10 years and in the Northern Virginia…

  • Arlington Pet of the Week: Nico

    This week’s Arlington Pet of the Week is Nico, a “spunky” boxer mix who weighs 70 pounds and goes by “Little Man.” Here’s what owners Kelly and Ian had to say about their precocious pup:…

  • Capital murder charge could spur Jesse Matthew plea deal

    WASHINGTON — The new capital murder indictment against the man charged with kidnapping and killing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham could put extra pressure on Jesse Matthew to enter a plea deal. “That often happens,…

  • Pinkberry in Clarendon Plans to Reopen

    Arlington’s dwindling frozen yogurt market will get a boost sometime soon: the Pinkberry in Clarendon appears set to reopen. The shop closed this winter when its franchise owner, which operated a handful of Pinkberry locations in…

  • Wednesday: ‘Persistent Voices’ Interprets AIDS’ Impact

    The impact of AIDS in our society will be explored through dance, poetry and visual design at Reston Community Center’s CenterStage Wednesday at 8 p.m. Persistent Voices by the Dakshina/Daniel Phoenix Singh Dance Company combines choreography…

  • Richmond teen pleads no contest in slaying of 8-year-old

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Richmond teenager has been sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleading no contest to a charge of killing an 8-year-old boy. Media outlets report that 17-year-old Mairese Washington entered…