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Affordable homes near Dulles airport set for 2023 completion

Construction crews are moving forward on an affordable residential complex at Arrowbrook Centre by the Dulles Toll Road and Centreville Road. As of Thursday, owner SCG Development reported it had completed 31% of the project, dubbed Ovation at Arrowbrook, setting its sights on an early 2023 compl

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Passport apartment community moving forward near Innovation Metro Station

Construction crews are continuing to build a six-story multifamily building with 344 units as well as first floor retail just south of Herndon and the Dulles Toll Road. The project -- less than half a mile from the upcoming Innovation Center Metro station -- is dubbed Passport NoVA. It will featu

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Morning Notes

Metro Cuts Back Service for the Week -- Expect reduced Metrorail service through at least the ned of this week as officials continue their investigation of last week's derailment. Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Federal Center SW only. [Washington Metropolitan Area T

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Reston residents uses her art to support arts on Lake Thoreau spillway

A Reston resident and former South Lakes High School parent is using her interest in photography to fundraise for the school's next public art sculpture on Lake Thoreau's spillway. Mary Prochnow, who recently retired from a career in systems engineering, has donated her nature photographs, for a c

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Legal Insider: 7 reasons to hire a federal employment lawyer

Learn why a federal employee should hire a federal employment lawyer when needed in the latest Legal Insider.

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Weekly planner: Halloween events, DogFest and more

Monday, October 18 Climate Change: Preparing for the New Normal in Virginia (5 p.m.) -- Jim Kinter, a George Mason University professor and director of its Center for Ocean-Land-Atmosphere Studies, gives an online talk about how people in the Commonwealth aren't immune to climate change and wha

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Construction on Hunter Mill Bridge over Colvin Run to wrap up in fall 2022

Construction on a $5.2 million bridge over Colvin Run is set to wrap up by the fall of next year. The two-lane bridge on Hunter Mill Road over Colvin Run will replace a one-lane bridge that has been deemed structurally deficient by state and national standards. The Virginia Department of Transpor

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City planner's art exhibit in Reston envisions DC overtaken by vegetation

New art in Reston envisions a scenario in which the U.S. Capitol Grounds is taken over by a swamp and vegetation even entangles the historic building itself. The exhibit by Andrea Limauro, a D.C. city planner who has worked on flood resilience efforts for the district, is being shown in Reston To

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Here are Reston Now's top stories of the week

Before we head into a weekend, let's take a look back at the biggest stories on the site in recent days. Pet of the Week: Bear who, after living outside for 8 years, is looking for lots of snuggles The Town of Herndon needs $5 million for delayed downtown Herndon project Herndon teen John

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Reston Association fee increase among topics of concerns at hearing

People shared their concerns during a public hearing yesterday with Reston Association's board of directors. An initial budget has suggested the annual assessment fee could increase from $718 to $764, a 6% increase, though Board of Directors president Caren Anton noted it's not yet finalized.