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  • Thank You to Our Sponsors and Advertisers

    On Fridays, we take a moment to thank our sponsors and advertisers. Reston Serenity Smiles – Hoda Kazemifar, DMD, offers complete dental services for the entire family. Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, the business community for the vibrant…

  • Howell: State Budget Should Include More for Schools

    As the Virginia General Assembly works through its annual 45-day session, the legislators will soon turn their attention toward passing the state budget. State Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), calls the state’s budget outlook “bleak” while praising…

  • ‘Buy Nothing’ Encourages Trade Economy in Reston

    While virtual yard sale sites are gaining in popularity, one Reston resident hopes her alternative site — Buy Nothing Reston – will gain traction. Buy Nothing, part of a larger nationl movement, encourages a trade economy with…

  • Plum Is Chief Patron of House Medical Marijuana Bill

    Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston) wants Virginians who are suffering from debilitating medical conditions to be able to use marijuana to seek relief. Currently, the commonwealth allows cannabis for treatment of cancer and glaucoma, but not…

  • Five Ways to Get the Most from Reston Now

    Thank you to all of the readers who have forwarded us news tips, story ideas and photos since we launched in October 2013. There are a few ways to this site work even better for…

  • Friday: Deadline to File for RA Board Candidacy

    Are you still thinking about running for a spot on the Reston Association Board in 2015? The deadline to file for candidacy for one of four open seats is Friday, Jan. 30 at 5 p.m.…

  • Thursday Morning Rundown

    RELAC Referendum — Restonian has some fun with the RELAC referendum. Votes must be in by 5 p.m. Friday. [Restonian] Excessive For Policing Poker? — Fairfax County SWAT team members raided a poker game in…

  • Reston Executive Confirmed Dead After Annapolis Fire

    The head of a Reston cybersecurity firm, his wife and four grandchildren are confirmed to have died in the blaze that destroyed an Annapolis-area mansion. Don and Sandy Pyle and their grandchildren Charlotte, Katie, Lexi…

  • Op-Ed: Will Reston’s Village Center Redevelopment Be Unchecked?

    This is an op-ed from Terry Maynard of Co-Chair of Reston 2020, a citizen advocacy group. (Updated at 6:05 p.m.) Having recovered from the December holidays, I finally read the second draft of the Phase 2…

  • New ‘For the Love of It’ 10K in Reston Feb. 14

    Runners have a new Reston race to add to their calendar: The For the Love of It 10K will take place Feb. 14 at 8 a.m. The race, sponsored by Potomac River Running, will start and…

  • Thursday: Community Review of Master Plan Changes

    Fairfax County will hold a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Reston Community Center Lake Anne to update residents and obtain feedback on the draft of the Reston’s Master Plan Phase 2 update. The…

  • Reston Pet of the Week: Paco

    This week’s Reston Pet of the Week is from another proud, local pet owner, which means he is not available for adoption. Meet gentle giant Paco. Here is what owner Amy has to say about…

  • Del. Ken Plum: Reinvigorating Virginia’s Economy

    Virginia is well on its way to economic recovery for many families, but working families across the state are telling me and other legislators that they feel like the recession never ended. Even in Northern…

  • FCPS Board OKs Plan That Will Expand Herndon, SLHS

    South Lakes and Herndon High Schools are slated get renovations to hold more students after the Fairfax County Public Schools Board approved an $856 million Capital Improvement Program (CIP) for 2016-2020. The school board approved the five-tear…

  • Wednesday Morning Rundown

    Snow Day Play — Here is a great guide to all indoor kid-friendly places to play from D.C. to Loudoun. [Modern Reston] Entry Increase at Great Falls? — The National Park Service is thinking about…