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Mercia Hobson

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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.

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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Apparent Double Murder-Suicide in Herndon

Mother who allegedly killed her two sons was an attorney who represented victims of abuse.

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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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There’s Always Something to Discover in Herndon

Difference between the Town of Herndon and unincorporated Herndon.

Local Historian, Educator and Advocate Dies at 92

Margaret C. Peck helped save the Sully Historic Site

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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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Herndon Man Wins Virginia Lottery’s Ford Expedition Plus $100K Game.

The Herndon man scratched to win the top prize in the Virginia Lottery’s Ford Expedition Plus $100K game.

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Crazy Fun at the Lake Anne Cardboard Boat Regatta

Proceeds benefit the Reston Historic Trust & Museum.

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Herndon Celebrates National Farmers Market Week

Farmers Markets benefit economy, communities and environment.

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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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Love Comes in All Sizes on National Night Out in Herndon

Town of Herndon residents host fourteen neighborhood block parties to thank the town's police force.

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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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Herndon Civil War Author Launches Next Book

‘We Once Met by Chance: Four Life Stories during the American Civil War’

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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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The Nonspeaking CommUnity Holds Conference

The two-day event stresses change with access and communication choices for nonspeaking individuals.

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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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What's Next for the Herndon Downtown?

Mayor, Town Council, Comstock and even citizens who filed appeals want the downtown redeveloped, but appeals delay the project.

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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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Arts Herndon Enters a New Phase

An Interview with Joanna Ormesher, Arts Herndon's New President & CEO.

Last week, the board of Arts Herndon named longtime Fairfax City arts leader Joanna Ormesher President and Chief Executive Officer.

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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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Summer Entertainment Series Opens in Herndon

Concert series at Arrowbrook Park fosters a sense of community.

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New Immigrant, Young Father Murdered at Herndon Gas Station

Community shocked, responds to gofundme request to support the family of Resham Bajgain.