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  • Police Games Had $83.8 Million Impact in Fairfax County

    Fairfax County officials said the recent 2015 World Police & Fire Games brought more than $83.85 million in economic benefits to the area. The estimate exceeds the $50 million economic benefit the organizers predicted just before the Games.…

  • Citizens: Kill New Bell Schedule, Charge for Sports to Save FCPS Millions

    Fairfax County Public Schools are continuing to take citizen feedback on how to slash up to $100 million from the 2016-17 budget. FCPS Superintendent Karen Garza said in June that the school system — which…

  • Friday Morning Rundown

    New Reston Now Mobile Friendly — Lots of Reston Now readers are coming to us via their smartphones. That’s why we’ve rolled out a new mobile site that will make the user experience easier. Check us out…

  • Thanks to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant region. The Harrison, apartments now leasing near Reston Town Center. Berry & Berry,…

  • Reston Making Plans for National Night Out

    National Night Out is Tuesday, Aug. 4, and many Reston communities will be holding special events to mark the annual show of solidarity against crime. National Night Out is an annual, nationwide community-building campaign that…

  • Reston to Get an Encore Chorale

    Seniors who like to sing: Reston is getting a new outpost of a nationally recognized chorale program. The Encore Chorale, which grew from study on creative aging and an idea from DC’s Levine School of…

  • Sunday: Reston Kids Triathlon in South Reston

    The Reston Kids Triathlon gets underway Sunday at 8 a.m. While registration for the annual event for kids ages 6 to 14 is full, here is what you should know if you are cheering for your…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Doing More With Wind Energy

    With the federal Clean Air Act requiring higher air quality standards, many fossil-fuel power plants will be closing or converting to other fuel sources. On trips to the western part of our country and abroad,…

  • Police: Two Cars Stolen From Becontree Lane

    Fairfax County Police said two cars were stolen from the 1600 block of Becontree Lane earlier this week. The thefts were reported to Fairfax County Police on Tuesday. One car was a 2002 Toyota. The…

  • Next Week: Hiring Open House at Red’s Table

    Red’s Table, the soon-to-open restaurant at South Lakes Village Center, is on a hiring spree. The owners hope to start serving by the end of August, so they need lots of people to make it…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    Just A Drill — A safety drill will be conducted at the Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station Thursday at 8 a.m. This drill is for construction workers only and is expected to last approximately 20-25 minutes, Metro officials…

  • ‘Rock On, Reston!’ Brings Thursday Concerts to Town Center

    Reston Town Center and Washington Wine Academy are teaming up to bring a Thursday night concert series to town center’s pavilion in August. Rock On, Reston! will happen Thursdays in August from 5:30 to 8:30…

  • Reston Pet of the Week: Cuddles

    Meet Cuddles, our Reston Pet of the Week. Cuddles is an older male cat in need of a home. Here is what the people at Reston’s Little Buddies Adoption and Humane Society have to say about…

  • Purse Taken in Home Burglary Leads to FCPD Chopper Search

    Fairfax County Police are investigating a home burglary that took place in the 1500 block of Chatham Colony Court in Reston on Monday. Residents of the home called police about 9:30 p.m. Monday and told them they were on…

  • Next Week: Environmental Film Festival in Reston

    Spend a night at the movies watching some short films about the world around us. Reston Association is hosting a Summer Shorts Environmental Film Festival on Aug. 7, 7 to 9 p.m., at Walker Nature Education…