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No Gambling Casino for Reston

Some news that is now nearly a year old got renewed attention recently causing many people in our community to become very concerned.

Fall is Here, A Casino Too!

Yes, a casino! In Reston!? It is hard for me to imagine a worse idea.

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Supervisors Adopt Reston Comprehensive Plan

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.

Affordable Housing-Talk Not Action in Fairfax, Reston

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.

Herndon Woman, 70, Dead in Crash

A 70-year-old woman died from injuries from an Aug. 11 single-vehicle crash on Dranesville Road in Reston.

Arrests in Golf Course Robberies

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.

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SPARC of Vienna Competes in Reston’s Cardboard Boat Regatta

FVCbank donates to SPARC.

SPARC clients become successful boatwrights.

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3rd Wealthiest County in U.S. Fails to Provide Affordable Housing

Cornerstones struggles to put and keep a roof over their heads.

"Affordable housing is practically nonexistent here." — Margaret Anne Lara, Cornerstones

Back to School Book Sale

Friends of the Reston Regional Library holds Back to School Book Sale for children, young adults and educators.

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Town’s Gentleman Patriarch Dies

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.

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Weigh In On Reston Comp Plan

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.

Run for RCC Board of Governors

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. Announces 2023 Scholarship Recipients

The Closet of The Greater Herndon Area, Inc. (“The Closet”), recently announced the distribution of scholarships totaling $48,000 to 34 local students.

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SLHS PTSA Food Pantry Breaks Distribution Record

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.

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New Chief Operating Officer for RA

Peter Lusk will begin as the new Reston Association New Chief Operating Officer on Monday, July 10.