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Reston Celebrates ‘Flavors of Fall’

Family-friendly festival features craft beers, ciders and local cuisines.

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Fairfax County Urges Public to ‘Make the Call’

“Stop domestic violence and sexual assault for your friend, your neighbor, yourself.”

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‘Runway to the Cure’ Held at Reston Town Center

Proceeds benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

‘Other People Make Me a Senior’

Locals speak out on senior wellbeing in the community.

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A Reflection of Fairfax County's 50+ Community Action Plan

Provided by Donna Lopez, Assistant Director at the Herndon Senior Center, Fairfax County Department of Neighborhood and Community Services

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Held in Reston

Families and friends take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's.

Obituary: Frank A. de la Fe Dies

Served as Fairfax County Planning Commissioner, Hunter Mill District.

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Reston Celebrates 18th Multicultural Festival

The Naturalization Ceremony makes the Multicultural Festival especially meaningful.

Reston’s Cornerstones Purchases Its 58th Unit

Reston Town Center to be home to a single mom and two children.

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Toxic Microcystis Remains on Reston’s Lake Audubon

What you don’t know can harm you.

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Helping Create Lives Free of Diabetes and Its Struggles

The American Diabetes Association 2018 Tour de Cure: NOVA in Reston, reaching team fundraising goals, one person at a time.

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Is Reston's Environment Improving?

Cats, light pollution, stream sediment and educational programs discussed at ‘Assessing the Environmental Quality of a Place Called Reston.’

A ‘March Madness’ of Reading Continues in Fairfax County

Reston Regional Library part of PBS’ ‘The Great American Read.’

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‘Daingerfield Island’ at Reston Bookstore

Fairfax County author and Virginia prosecutor brings book tour to Scrawl Books.

Police Officer Charged in Infant Daughter's Death

Suspect turns himself in; no longer employed by FCPD.

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Celebrating Everything Summer in Reston

Performance by Chris Vadala with the Rick Whitehead Trio concludes the 'Summerbration' season.

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A Night of Magic for Children Receiving Treatment

Event includes a $10,000 donation to Inova Cares Clinic for Children.

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Reston Town Center Pavilion Transforms into an Urban Off-Leash Dog Park

Dog Days of Summer provides exercise and socialization for Fidos and their owners.

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Super Heroes Splash and Dash in Reston

Aquathlon draws 150 participants as it raises funds for ‘Kids Helping Kids.’

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Science Fiction, Fact and Fantasy Collide in GRACE Exhibit in Reston

‘Building Worlds’ features works by regional contemporary painters, sculptors, and interdisciplinary artists.

Viewpoints About Reston Experience: Places, Events, Concerns

New and longtime residents in Reston share their viewpoints about places, events and happenings.

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Reston Hospital Center Honored

Center receives the Healthgrades 2018 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award

Reston Hospital Center at 1850 Town Center Parkway in Reston is a recipient of the Healthgrades 2018 Labor and Delivery Excellence Award for superior care of women during and after childbirth.

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Crazy Fun at the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta

Proceeds benefit the Reston Historic Trust & Museum.

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Reston Splash & Dash Will Make Children Feel Like Superheroes

Locally Acclaimed Musician Ted Graber to produce & entertain at the event.

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Reston Kid's Triathlon Attracts 200 Youth Athletes

Reston Association and Reston YMCA co-sponsor the event.

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Big Rigs Make Big Fun in Reston

RA's 19th Annual "Totally Trucks" Event: Who loves it better, the children or the parents?

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&pizza® Opens in Reston Town Center

"Work hard, live fast, order quick. Take the Culture – &pizza – to go" – &pizza's Brand Ethos

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Major Redevelopments in Reston Approved

Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approves redevelopments North and South of Reston Town Center.

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Coming Soon to Herndon: Meows Corner, Cat Café

Hang out with friends, coffee, tea and cats to cuddle or adopt.

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Where Have All the Honeybees Gone?

Virginia General Assembly establishes the Beehive Distribution Program, after the shocking number of total winter colony losses.

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For Reston Nonprofit, Kids R First

School supply program reaches 23,500 Northern Virginia students.

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‘Inclusion Revolution’ Comes to Reston

Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Virginia at Reston Town Center raises funds and awareness.

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Soapstone Connector Project in Reston Held by Historical Issues

Are there historical buildings or sites in the office park on Association Drive south of the Dulles Toll Road?

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Bryce Harper Comes to Herndon

Dedicates an All-Star Complex bearing his name at Fred Crabtree Park in Herndon before winning the Home Run Derby.

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Law Enforcement Torch Run to Be Held in in Reston

Event to support the athletes of Special Olympics Virginia.

Racially Charged Rant Goes Viral

Larry Butler, Acting CEO, Reston Association, condemns the man's remarks.

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Balducci's in Reston Town Center Grand Opening

Gourmet market offers "the finest, the freshest, the most flavorful foods in the world."

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Reston Hospital Center Awards Scholarships

Students recognized for their academic excellence and passion for careers in healthcare.

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Taste of Reston 'Savors the Flavor of Reston'

Tens of thousands turn out for the food, vendors, family fun and carnival.

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Chalk on the Water Brings Artists, Art Lovers to Reston’s Lake Anne

Open air setting allows spectators to naturally engage with ‘artists in action’ and see how works of art evolve.

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Reston Concerts on the Town Draw Large Crowds

The free concert series is a hit with locals and out-of-towners.

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Second Pedestrian Hit and Killed in Reston

FCPD Reston District station continues newly implemented pedestrian safety campaign and steps up enforcement.