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Mercia Hobson

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New Herndon Giant Opens

Donates $5,000 to local charitable organizations and Fairfax County Fire & Rescue and Police Departments.

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Is Your American Flag Worn?

Reston, Herndon and Fairfax County offer collection drop boxes for unserviceable flags.

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First Latino, Nepali Herndon Town Council Members Elected

Mayor Lisa C. Merkel re-elected; voters oust three-term Councilmember Grace Cunningham.

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Veterans Honored in Herndon

American Legion Post 184 Herndon/Reston holds Veterans Day Observance.

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Winter Fun Begins at Reston Town Center

Decorations, ice skating and some free parking during the holidays.

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Bill Bouie Tells All in Reston

Reston Historic Trust & Museum hosts Bouie's presentation, ‘The History of Reston Sports, Pioneers, Players and Playing Fields.’

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Who Will Pay Credit Card Fees in Reston?

Comments on proposal that could increase payments by $5 per family sought at public hearing.

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Concert Series Continues at Frying Pan Farm Park

Perfect marriage of venue and genre.

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Reston Voters Hit the Polls

Midterm Election draws crowds and viewpoints.

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Holding Fast to the Tree of Life

Reston, Herndon communities of faith respond to deadly anti-semitic attack in Pittsburgh.

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Herndon Voters Head to the Polls

Midterm Election draws crowds and viewpoints.

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Halloween Spooktaculars Held in Reston

Trails of treats in the dark, zoo animals, goodies and jack o’lantern mania amp up holiday fun.

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Harvest Festival Held at Lake Anne Plaza

Event celebrates the plaza's special, independently owned establishments.

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Underwater Marine Life Re-imagined at Floris Elementary

Students, Artist-in-Residence create a mural of underwater marine life.

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New Business Leases Historic Herndon Property

Elden Street Tea Shop to open on Pine Street.

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A Spooktacular Evening in Herndon

Herndon Parks and Recreation holds Halloween fun event.

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All Things Pumpkin Rule at the Reston Farm Market

Legendary site offers time-honored traditions and memory making.

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Chamber Hosts ‘Meet & Greet the Herndon Candidates’

Final countdown to Election Day 2018.

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Herndon Heritage Preservation Revisited

New district guidelines are long-awaited and much in need.

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Motorcycle Rodeo Champion

Herndon's own Sgt. Bobby Galpin sweeps Mid-Atlantic Police Motorcycle Rodeo competition.

The Arts are ON in Herndon

Arts district, venues and events offer boundless opportunities.

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Reston Celebrates ‘Flavors of Fall’

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

Howard David ‘Uncle Dave’ Jay Dies

Career architect, 2014 recipient of the 'Charging Buffalo Award' and 'loved by thousands.'

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Mile 20 Celebrates Opening in Herndon

New craft beer and cider bar is a destination of distinction.

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Herndon Holds Bark Bash & Pooch Parade

It's enough to make you want to roll over and laugh.

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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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Mile 20 to Open Oct. 6 in Herndon

A Craft Beer and Cider Bar Destination of Distinction features an extensive tap list and full meal options in one place.

Herndon Town Councilmember Faces Civil Suit

Grace Wolf Cunningham sued for Malicious Prosecution by three Herndon Town Council candidates; $150,000 sought in damages.

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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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Vision Plan Draft for Downtown McLean Unveiled

Plan reflects community input; next meeting on Nov. 8.

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Town of Herndon Rallies in Pride

Herndon High School Homecoming Parade 2018, more than a marching band, prom court and floats.

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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.

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Aslin Beer Co. Holds 3rd Anniversary Party in Herndon

Owners anticipate opening the Aslin Tasting Room on Elden Street in 6-8 months.

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Herndon Downtown Site Plan Submitted

Final steps near as the Town and Comstock come closer on the sale of the property.

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Town of Herndon Honors POWs and MIAs

Tribute to service men and women who have not returned home.

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Hurricane Horses Find Refuge in Herndon

Collaborative initiative provides temporary homes at Frying Pan Park.

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