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Environmental Quality of Life

Advisory Council issues 512-page vision for county environmental policy.

Flooding will rise in concern in Fairfax County as a result of climate change, warned Stella Koch, chairperson of the county’s Environmental Quality Advisory Council.

Pedestrian Hurt in Reston

A 47-year-old Fairfax man was seriously injured while crossing Sunset Hills Road in Reston on Friday, Nov. 27, according to Fairfax County Police reports.

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Candlelight Emotion

Video captures emotion of vigil honoring Robert E. Simon days after his death.

With a little help from her friends, and social media, Kat Toussaint mobilized more than 500 people for the candlelight vigil that celebrated the life of Robert E. Simon.

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Vienna/Reston: Five Decades: ‘What I Believe In’

Judith Beattie has impacted five decades of students who began their education at Vienna’s Hunter Mill Country Day School.

Quiet Riot: ‘C’mon Feel the Noise’

County passes new noise ordinance, will revisit effectiveness in 18 months.

The Board of Supervisors is at peace with the county’s new Noise Ordinance.

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Court Rules in Reston Golf Course Dispute

Connie Hartke, of Rescue Reston, sat in Fairfax Circuit Courthouse courtroom 4E for more than two hours Friday, Nov. 6 just as she did at the Board of Zoning Appeals in April.

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No One Leaves Alive in Reston's Haunted House

Former beloved Lake Anne Elementary School teacher continues Halloween tradition.

Human skeletal remains were found around dusk Saturday night, Oct. 31, on Stirrup Road in Reston.

South Lakes to Grow

Board approves 40,000 square feet to South Lakes High School, despite storm water concerns.

The elephant in the room, as the Board of Supervisors approved a 40,000 square foot addition to South Lakes High School, was a failing stormwater management plan for the adjoining neighborhoods of Wakerobin Lane and Cedar Cove.

Pedestrian Fatality, Bank Robbery in Reston

Silvia Raquel Corella Erazo, 72, of Reston, was killed when she tried to walk across Wiehle Avenue to the Metro station around 6:25 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 21, according to Fairfax County Police.

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Chairman Candidates Offer Stark Differences

Anti-taxer Arthur Purves challenging incumbent Chairman Sharon Bulova.

Sharon Bulova is exactly where she wants to be. “I believe in local government. It’s where the rubber hits the road, and where you’re closest to your constituents,” said Bulova, Chairman of the Board of Supervisors, the top elected official in Fairfax County.

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$75 Billion Global Cybersecurity Market

Northern Virginia is “hotbed for cyber security entrepreneurship.”

With all its sophistication and intricacies, cybersecurity starts with a simple premise.

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Reston Town Center Filled with Light to Fund Blood Cancer Research and Cure

Chris Zavadowski’s father Rich was diagnosed with a “rare, aggressive blood disorder” called peripheral T-cell lymphoma, non-specified.

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Reston: Right at Home

South Lakes golf team surprises field with third place team finish at Liberty Conference golf tournament.

South Lakes boys’ and girls’ golf teams make Reston National Golf course their home.

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Reston: Open Space Classic

Proceeds from Rescue Reston’s First Golf Classic and Nature Walk to help in legal fight against development of Reston National.

Rescue Reston held a fundraising golf tournament and nature hike Monday, Oct. 5 at Reston National Golf Course, three weeks before Rescue Reston’s lawsuit is scheduled to be heard in Fairfax County Circuit Court.

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Reston: First Celebration of Founder

Hundreds turn out to express gratitude for Robert E. Simon.

Bob Simon’s wife Cheryl Terio-Simon wrote a letter that was read aloud at the candlelight vigil held Friday, Sept. 26 at Lake Anne Plaza in honor of Reston’s founder who died earlier in week.

Reston: Dedicated to Bob Simon

A year in planning, Simon will not be in front row for concert, but will be in hearts.

Robert E. Simon was a founding member of The Reston Chorale in 1967.

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Herndon: Teacher Honored

Beloved Herndon High School Latin teacher Christine Sleeper, who died Feb. 15, 2015 at 98, kept a Trojan Horse in her Herndon High School classroom and the Latin word “gaude” on her license plate.

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Robert E. Simon, 101, Reston Founder, Dies

Reston founder’s legacy remains immortal.

Paul Hartke invited Bob Simon on his pontoon boat on Lake Audubon when Simon was in his 90s. “He stood on the back of the pontoon boat and we revved the motor and he beamed, ‘This makes you feel like a kid.’ That’s what kept him going I think.'”

Herndon: Remembering Christine Sleeper

Sunday, gathering in memory of Herndon Latin teacher.

Beloved Herndon High School Latin teacher Christine Sleeper, who died Feb. 15, 2015 at 98, kept a Trojan horse in her classroom and a Latin word on her license plate.

Reston: Shelter, Library, and an 11-page Plan

Move shelter into Cameron Glen and library into the shelter, RCA proposes.

Reston Citizens Association has an 11-page, seven-step plan for Reston Town Center North, its library and Embry Rucker Community Shelter.

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Herndon High Latin’s Certamen Team Wins National Championship

Eight Herndon High School Latin students won the National Certamen championship in the National Junior Classical League Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

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Fairfax County: More Open Space

Survey about parks shows more households using the parks, lower satisfaction.

Fairfax County residents say preservation of open space is the most important service that the Park Authority can provide.

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Tournament and Nature Walk for Reston National

Rescue Reston plans Oct. 5 events on the golf course to raise money and awareness.

Ed Hass knows where the foxes keep their dens along the Reston National Golf Course. He found an occupied den this spring, and when the kits were born he took more than 100 photos.

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Fairfax County: Historic Sites - Resident Curators?

In exchange for rehabilitating the property, the curator gains use of the property and pays no rent.

The Virginia General Assembly enacted legislation in January 2011 to ensure that local jurisdictions establish a Resident Curator Project.

Newcomers Guide: Who Runs Reston?

Reston founder Robert E. Simon still in the center of Reston’s activism; Reston Association provides governance.

Reston founder Robert E. Simon still in the center of Reston’s activism; Reston Association provides governance.

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Herndon: Kyle Mathers, 19, Dale Neibaur, 19, Holly Novak, 18

Grief counseling is available at Herndon High School.

Herndon High School alums Kyle Mathers, 19, Holly Novak, 18, and Dale Neibaur, 19, had no chance of surviving.

2015-16 Deer Archery Program

Two information meetings about the county’s Deer Management Archery Program are scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Fairfax Government Center, 12000 Government Center Parkway, and Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7 p.m. at Mount Vernon District Station, 2511 Parkers Lane in Alexandria, Community Room.

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Reston: Surrounded by Sound

The Reston Chorale to hold auditions on Aug. 11 and 24.

Ruth Overton has performed with the Reston Chorale since 1976. She’s almost never missed Tuesday night rehearsals, all 2,000 of them. “I had six children that had to hear, ‘Mommy will be gone on Tuesday nights.’ That’s me time,” said Overton, of Reston.

Suspects Identified and Charged in Recent School Vandalisms in Reston & Herndon

Detectives investigating two school vandalisms identified and charged four suspects – two adults and two juveniles.

Fairfax County: Deferring to Noise

New standards will wait until after the November election.

The Board of Supervisors wants to spend more time with noise. Last Tuesday, June 23, the Board deferred action on the proposed changes to the county’s noise ordinance until Nov. 17, 2015.

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Reston: ‘Blessed to Be a Part of It’

546 students graduated from South Lakes High School on Thursday, June 18.

English teacher Valerie Padgett sometimes consulted an urban dictionary to understand her South Lakes High School students. “You all made me laugh,” she said. “I have been blessed to be a part of it.” The senior class chose her to be the faculty member to give the commencement address at their once-in-a-lifetime commencement ceremony.

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Reston: Bring On the Plazas

In Reston master plan, emphasis on plazas, mixed use, affordability, walkability and transportation that connects people.

Bob Simon, 101, reminded the Board of Supervisors of the excitement of Reston at the beginning. “The opening in 1965 of Reston to the public involved 227 townhouses and 60 high rise units and a smattering of retail. Not a big deal,” he said before the Board of Supervisors on June 2.

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Nearly Half a Billion for Schools, Fire, Police

Reston, Merrifield fire stations would be renovated or replaced.

Voters will decide in November on nearly half a billion dollars in bond sales for schools and public safety projects.

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“Reston—A ‘New Town’ Dedicated

Robert E. Simon has a new place to sit in his “new town.”

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Rules on Noise Set To Change

Board of Supervisors scheduled to resume discussion and vote on proposed Noise Ordinance on June 23.

Dranesville District Supervisor John Foust asked to defer a proposal to adopt a new chapter of the county’s noise ordinance to September so the board could have more time to weigh testimony of more than 30 speakers at the public hearing, May 12.

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Lord and Lady Fairfax Crowned

In Hunter Mill: Adelle Jones and Kenneth R. Fredgren.

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. announced the 2015 Lords and Ladies Fairfax at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

Police: Attempted Robbery Results in Death

Herndon man, 24, killed in Reston; two charged in robbery.

Rashad Kejuan Daye, 24, of the Herndon area, was killed Sunday, May 17 during a robbery attempt, according to Fairfax County Police.

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Reston: Three for One, and One For All?

Board of Supervisors, Rescue Reston and Reston Association all filed legal appeals of the Board of Zoning Appeals April ruling regarding Reston National Golf Course.

The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, Rescue Reston and Reston Association last week filed legal appeals of the county’s Board of Zoning Appeals.

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Lord and Lady Fairfax Crowned

Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. announced the 2015 Lords and Ladies Fairfax at the Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, May 12 at the Fairfax County Government Center.

The Price No Longer Matters?

One third of eligible Reston Association voters casted ballots, with 53 percent of those voters in favor of authorization for RA Board of Directors to borrow $2.65 million to purchase the Tetra property, formerly known as the Reston Visitors Center.

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Silver Anniversary Coming to Arts Festival

Bob Simon’s silhouette, sculpture, painting, jewelry, birds’ nests, marimbas, stained glass windows and more attracts 40,000 to Reston this weekend.

Dozens stopped to watch Adam Crowell play his art Sunday at the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival. “Teachers said it over and over when I pounded on desks, lockers and books. ‘That’s not a drum,’” he said.

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Filling Reston with Art of the Nation

Nationally ranked, this weekend’s juried show attracts serious collectors as well as local art lovers.

More than 200 artists from around the nation will display their original art across six Reston blocks during the 24th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.

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Best of Reston

750 attend gala to celebrate the Best, raise $540,000 for Cornerstones.

Casey Veatch roused 750 people to a standing ovation near the end of the Best of Reston Awards for Community Service ceremony Thursday Night at the Reston Hyatt.

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Sun Shines on Opening Day of Reston Farmers Market

Benjamin Stoessel, 15 months, loves his fresh vegetables, said his mother Laura Stoessel. "Zucchini all day," said his father Tim Stoessel.

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Neighborhood Outlook: Sites and Developments to Look at in Reston

Sites and developments to look at in Reston area.

Budget Gets Marked Up

Supervisors scheduled to adopt budget next Tuesday, April 28.

The Board of Supervisors marked up the proposed budget Tuesday, April 21, by increasing school funding, adding key economic growth positions and restoring money to suggested cuts to "critical" human service programs Tuesday morning, April 21, according to its Chairman Sharon Bulova.

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Reston Golf: Mulligan or Bogey?

Reston homes and golf course still up in the air.

Some Reston homeowners are left lamenting at the 19th hole, RN Golf Management is left deciding if it has the stamina to play an extra round, and the Board of Zoning and Appeals gave both sides a mulligan. Whether either side wanted one or not.

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'101 and Tons of Fun' for Reston's Founder Bob Simon

Founders Day celebrates Reston's first 51 years and Simon's first 101 years.

After Bob Simon cut his 101st birthday cake, Jo Marshall and the band Natural Selection sang, "You're Still the One."

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Holocaust Remembrance Day in Fairfax County

"One of the most important things we do."

Holocaust survivor Michel Margosis spoke before the Board of Supervisors, Tuesday, April 7, when the Board of Supervisors made a proclamation declaring April 16 as Holocaust Remembrance Day in Fairfax County.

More Than 200 Attend First Fairfax County Budget Hearing

Schools, libraries, economic development authorites and others seek more funding while tax-hawks call for reductions.

More than 200 people packed the Fairfax County Government auditorium Tuesday, April 7, and 60 speakers were scheduled to testify before the Board of Supervisors on the advertised budget. The hearing began with a presentation by School Board Chairman Tamara Derenak Kaufax. Members of the Fairfax County School Board sat in the front row, gave a standing ovation, and remained standing as Kaufax finished her testimony to begin the budget hearings.