Some news that is now nearly a year old got renewed attention recently causing many people in our community to become very concerned.
Yes, a casino! In Reston!? It is hard for me to imagine a worse idea.
On Tuesday, Sept. 12, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors adopted the new Reston Comprehensive Plan which includes updates to guidance for topics like affordable housing, open space and community health.
The shortage of affordable housing in Fairfax County and Reston rarely gets the analytical attention that the Connection’s edition of August 16-22 delivered in Mercia Hobson’s “3rd Wealthiest County in U.S. Fails to Provide Affordable Housing.” The article is based on conversations with several knowledgeable staff members of one excellent Reston’s charitable organization, Cornerstones, people serving the homeless and those in danger of becoming homeless.
A 70-year-old woman died from injuries from an Aug. 11 single-vehicle crash on Dranesville Road in Reston.
One adult man and a 14 and 16-year-old have been arrested in an ongoing investigation of a robbery and brandishing at a Reston golf course.
FVCbank donates to SPARC.
SPARC clients become successful boatwrights.
Cornerstones struggles to put and keep a roof over their heads.
"Affordable housing is practically nonexistent here." — Margaret Anne Lara, Cornerstones
Friends of the Reston Regional Library holds Back to School Book Sale for children, young adults and educators.
Arthur Stuart Nachman, a life well lived.
Arthur Stuart Nachman, patriarch of the Town of Herndon, died on Tuesday, July 25, at the age of 69, after a thirty-year battle with cancer.
Hunter Mill District Supervisor Walter Alcorn will hold a town hall on Thursday, July 27, at 7 p.m. at the North County Governmental Center, 1801 Cameron Glen Dr., Reston, ahead of the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors public hearing on the Reston Comprehensive Plan Amendment, (RCP) scheduled for Sept 12.
Reston Community Center (RCC) is seeking interested candidates to run for seats on its Board of Governors.
The Closet of The Greater Herndon Area, Inc. (“The Closet”), recently announced the distribution of scholarships totaling $48,000 to 34 local students.
Summer hunger surges.
A break from school does not mean a break from hunger. The demand for food is increasing dramatically across the United States, including locally.
Peter Lusk will begin as the new Reston Association New Chief Operating Officer on Monday, July 10.